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 ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...

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: ...

Police Seek Thong-Wearing Man Who Strolled Through Moscow Museum

MOSCOW -- Police in Moscow are searching for a man who walked around almost completely naked inside the Tretyakov Art ...

Even a crash cannot stop Investec-songo-Specialized

Cape Town - The Investec-songo-Specialized train continues to rush toward Absa Cape Epic victory and such is their control of ...

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 ...

Williamson, Amelia Kerr big winners at New Zealand cricket awards

Wellington [New Zealand], Mar 21 (ANI): New Zealand Men's cricket captain Kane Williamson on Thursday won his third Sir Richard ...

Bosnian Massacre Survivors Hail UN Court Ruling on Karadzic Sentence

Relatives of victims of the Srebrenica massacre have hailed a UN court decision that ordered Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan ...

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 ...

More tickets placed on sale for Cricket World Cup

Cape Town - The ICC announced on Thursday that more tickets had been placed on sale for this year's Cricket ...

Iran President Congratulates Leaders of Several States on Nowruz

Irans president has, in separate messages, congratulated several heads of state on the arrival of Nowruz, which marks the start ...

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New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to media at a ...

New Zealand attack: Pakistani expat family mourns with pride

The question caught Ambreen Naeem off-guard. "At 2pm, my sister called and asked where my son Talah and husband Naeem ...

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Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

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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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