Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Red Willow Production Cuts Unemployment in Iranian Village

A small village named Bezijan, located near the city of Arak in Irans Markazi Province, has come under the spotlight ...

Pound plunges as traders confront possibility of no-deal Brexit

The pound had its worst day in two months on Thursday as traders suddenly awoke to the prospect of a ...

Southgate supports Rice amid IRA storm

London - England manager Gareth Southgate expressed his support for Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder apologised on Thursday ...

Experts dispute testosterone test for top female athletes

Paris - Barring South African runner CAS delays Semenya verdict until April Having unusually elevated levels of the hormone - ...

UN: Horrors Await Migrants in Libyan Detention Centers

GENEVA - A United Nations report finds migrants are being subjected to what it calls unimaginable horrors from the moment ...

UN Calls for More Relief for Democratic Republic of Congo

The United Nations humanitarian chief and the U.N. agency for child welfare, UNICEF, are calling on the new government of ...

Trump: US Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, the Syrian territory it ...

What was the Russian Sleep Experiment

Did the Soviet government create zombies through a ruthless experiment? Natalya Nosova The tale of the ruthless Soviet experiment turning ...

Uzbekistan: Ice arena opening carries whiff of Russian soft power

Russian soft power is icy and camp. And it was on full display on March 15, at the inauguration of ...

Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears hes in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which ...

Police in China's Guangdong Detain Two Labor Activists

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have detained a labor activist who campaigned for workers affected by workplace-related ...

North Korea Still Dispatching Workers to China Despite UN Sanctions

North Korea is continuing to send its citizens to work in China to earn cash for the state despite sanctions ...

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Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Says His Top Aide Detained

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says intelligence agents have detained his chief of staff. Guaido's aide, ...

Ex-President Michel Temer Arrested in Brazil for Corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in ...

Migrants Encounter Snafus With New US Asylum Policy

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - Scheduling glitches led an immigration judge to deny the Trump administration's request to order four Central ...

Venezuelan Forces Detain Key Aide to Opposition Leader

CARACAS - Venezuelan security forces detained a key aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido in a raid on his home ...

Junior Boks announce internationals for World Champs prep

Cape Town - The Junior Springboks will face the Under-20 teams of Georgia and Argentina, as well as a Namibian ...

Former footballer arrested over drug trafficking

Cali - Former Colombia international Jhon Viafara has been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and could be extradited to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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