UNSC slams attack on Mogadishu restaurant

United Nations, Jan 23 : The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has slammed the attack on a restaurant in Somali capital Mogadishu, which killed at least 20 people, a media report said. In a press statement on Friday, the UN body “condemned in the strongest terms” the attack by Al-Shabaab, an Al-Qaeda linked militant group, […]

Canadian stocks surge

Toronto, Jan 23 : Canada’s main stock market in Toronto continued to rise over rising international oil prices. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index gained 353.72 points, or 2.94 percent, to close at 12,389.58 points on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. Seven of the TSX index’s eight main sectors went up. […]

Five killed in Canada school shooting

Vancouver, Jan 23 : Shooting at a school in Canada’s Saskatchewan province has left five people dead and two others seriously injured, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. A suspect was in custody after the shooting erupted on Friday in the Saskatchewan community of La Loche, Xinhua news agency reported quoting Trudeau. “Obviously this is every […]

US stocks rally as oil extends gains

New York, Jan 23 : US stocks posted solid gains as further recovery in oil prices boosted investor sentiment. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 210.83 points, or 1.33 percent, to 16,093.51 on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. The S&P 500 jumped 37.91 points, or 2.03 percent, to 1,906.90. The Nasdaq Composite Index surged 119.12 […]