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Trump Continues Rant on McCain in Ohio Speech

U.S. President Donald Trump has continued his string of attacks on late Sen. John McCain, saying during a speech in ...


Vietnam Court Jails Activist For 2 Years Over Facebook Posts

A court in the southern Vietnamese district of Binh Thuy sentenced activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The to two ...


A Tale of Two Defendants: One Freed, One Still on Trial

When Indonesian Siti Aisyah was brought to the Sepang court to be charged for the murder of North Korean Kim ...


Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...


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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

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 ...

Asia

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Vietnam Court Jails Activist For 2 Years Over Facebook Posts

A court in the southern Vietnamese district of Binh Thuy sentenced activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The to two ...

Laos Deputy Prime Minister Blames PNPC Dam Collapse on Poor Planning

Laos deputy prime minister has identified poor soil analysis for a fatal hydropower dam collapse, often described as the countrys ...

Former Netherlands boss Van Marwijk named UAE coach

Abu Dhabi - Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk has been named the new United Arab Emirates coach, the country's football ...

Cameroon Busts Ivory, Pangolin Traffickers

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Police in Cameroon have arrested four wildlife traffickers caught with huge quantities of elephant tusks and scales ...

Samjhauta blast verdict: Pak summons Indian High Commissioner

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 20 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday summoned the Indian High Commissioner over the acquittal of four accused persons ...

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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 ...


Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...


Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...


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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 ...

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