Mon, 27 May 2019

Ill-treatment of Taliban detainees prompts UN rebuke

KABUL, Afghanistan - Reports of prisoners held by the Taliban in Afghanistan being tortured and killed surfaced on Sunday.The reports ...

Japan under fire from North Korea during Trump tour

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has issued two provocative statements slamming Japan, just as U.S. President Donald Trump has ...

Last year 98 UN peacekeepers lost their lives

UNITED NATIONS - Since the UN set up its first peacekeeping mission back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have ...

Arson blamed for attack on Catholic Church in Derrry

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - A Catholic Church in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland have been set ablaze.Detectives say they believe the ...

National Day in U.S. for missing children

WASHINGTON DC - When a 13-year-old North Carolina girl went missing last fall, the FBI and state and local partners ...

Leo Varadkar praises Theresa May

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoseach Leo Varadkar has paid tribute to his counterpart in the UK following her announcement that she ...

Iranians bearing brunt of U.S. sanctions

Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment ...

Women dominate same-sex marriages in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week ...

Blind adults do recognise animal appearances

Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 (ANI): Contrary to the idea that blind people learn about animal appearance from sighted people's ...

Licorice herbal tea can elevate blood pressure: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 (ANI): Licorice tea, widely consumed for its herbal properties may come with its own health ...

PCOO roadshow goes to Tuguegarao City

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, May 27 (PIA)--Over 300 government employees, representatives from private offices and civil society organizations, academe and members ...

Angelo Mathews advises SL to play with freedom in World Cup

Dubai [UAE], May 27 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has advised his team to accept the challenge and ...

Syrian entrepreneur brings a taste of Damascus to Egypt

When the war in Syria forced sweet maker Abdullah Bashir to flee in 2012, he and his family made their ...

Here's how augmented reality affects people's behaviour: Study

Washington [USA], May 27 (ANI): It turns out, augmented reality is capable of affecting people's behaviour, in both physical world ...

Fiat Chrysler proposes plan to merge with France's Renault

Fiat Chrysler proposed to merge with Renault SA in a deal that would create the world's third-biggest carmaker.The transaction will ...

Citi, JPMorgan, UBS face Australia forex cartel class action

Citigroup, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among five banks named in a class ...

Rand range bound as markets await Ramaphosa's Cabinet announcement

With little data set to be published on Monday, the rand is awaiting President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement of his new ...

Harris, Klaasen fly SA flag at French Open

Cape Town - With eighth-ranked world player Kevin Anderson out of the French Open with an ongoing elbow injury, South ...

First black African woman to summit Mount Everest heads home

The first black woman from Africa to summit Mount Everest returns to South African soil on Monday morning.Saray Khumalo, a ...

State Security Agency adviser suspended - report

Special adviser to state security minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, Bob Mhlanga, has been suspended, EWN reported on Monday.Mhlanga is the second ...

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Chinese shares in demand, Shanghai Composite jumps 1.38%

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were broadly stronger on Monday, although the Australian market wa virtually unchanged.The Nikkei 225 ...

State of Oklahoma to receive $85 million to settle Teva opioid claims

PARSIPPANY, New Jersey/JERUSALEM - Teva Pharmaceuticals USA and its subsidiaries on Sunday announced it had reached a settlement with the ...

Irish agriculture minister warns pig industry of African Swine Fever

DUBLIN, Ireland - African Swine Fever is spreading across the world with serious consequences for pig farmers, meat processors and ...

Bosch fined over diesel emissions scandal

STUTTGART, Germany - Bosch has been hit with a fine of 90 million euros over allegations of negligence in relation ...

Sweden and Ireland delegations get together to discuss digital

CO. WESTMEATH, Ireland - Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Sean Canney welcomed King Carl ...

20-acre recreation complex to boost Buffalo's Outer Harbor

BUFFALO, New York - The new Lakeside Complex on Buffalo's Outer Harbor opened on Friday.The 20-acre site includes a new ...

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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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