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Ex-Rebel Takes Oath as Colombia President in Historic Shift

Bogota, Colombia - Colombia's first leftist president was sworn into office Sunday, promising to fight inequality and heralding a turning ...


Firefighters Battle Big Blaze at Cuba Oil Tank Farm for Second Day

HAVANA - Cuban firefighters were joined by special teams sent by Mexico and Venezuela Sunday as they battled for a ...


Amazon more vulnerable to scanty rains than previously believed

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): In order to understand the intricate operations of one of Earth's most significant and biodiverse ...


Messi amazes with career first in PSG masterclass

The seven-time Ballon d'Or winner scored an overhead kick for the first time in his careerLionel Messi wowed once more ...


17 Missing, Dozens Hurt as Fire Rages in Cuban Oil Tank Farm

HAVANA - A fire started by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled Saturday in the city ...


Brazil Police Arrest 5 More in Killings of Journalist, Amazon Expert

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - Brazil's federal police Saturday arrested five more men in an investigation into the killings of British journalist ...


Venezuela, Colombia Border Areas Hopeful as Reopening Nears

SAN JUAN DE COLON, Venezuela - The freight company owned by Alfredo Rosales and his brothers was hustling, its 50 ...


One of Amazon's Biggest Deforesters Wins Demise of Protected Park

RIO DE JANEIRO - In a move that shocked environmentalists, the government of Brazil's third-largest state has given up a ...


New Evidence Shows How Myanmar's Military Planned the Rohingya Purge

In mid-2017, in a remote area of Myanmar, senior Burmese military commanders held secret talks about operations against the minority ...


Rosatom's Nuclear Center in Bolivia to start operation

Sucre [Bolivia], August 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Rosatom's Nuclear Technology Center will completely start its operation in early 2025, head of Rusatom ...


Kenya election: four ways to better safeguard and defend democracy

More elections are being held than ever - but the number of questionable polls being held around the world is ...


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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

Business

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Asian stock markets rack up modest gains, losses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday, but gains and losses were modest.There is concern the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

US considers rules for refunds to air passengers suffering delays

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Department said it could require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedules ...

US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...

American credit card debt rises, along with cost of living

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A New York Federal Reserve report released this week indicated that Americans are struggling to ...

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Mexico President Urges Increased Effort to Save Trapped Miners

Agujita, Mexico - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called Sunday for intensified efforts to save 10 workers trapped in ...


New Mexico Police Seek Public's Help in Probe of 4 Muslim Slayings

Police in New Mexico on Sunday asked for the public's help in locating a 'vehicle of interest' in their probe ...


Chile Sinkhole Grows Large Enough to Swallow France's Arc de Triomphe

A sinkhole in Chile has doubled in size, growing large enough to engulf France's Arc de Triomphe and prompting officials ...


Ex-Rebel Takes Oath as Colombia President in Historic Shift

Bogota, Colombia - Colombia's first leftist president was sworn into office Sunday, promising to fight inequality and heralding a turning ...


Firefighters Battle Big Blaze at Cuba Oil Tank Farm for Second Day

HAVANA - Cuban firefighters were joined by special teams sent by Mexico and Venezuela Sunday as they battled for a ...


Moscow in close contact with Cuba to help curb fire at oil facility: Foreign Ministry

Moscow [Russia], August 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Sunday that Moscow remains in close contact ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...