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Pak agrees to sign agreement on Kartarpur Corridor on Oct 23

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 21 (ANI): Pakistan on Monday agreed to sign the agreement on the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on October ...


India tour in doubt as Bangladesh go on strike

Dhaka - Bangladesh's professional cricketers - including several members of the national squad - went on strike on Monday to ...


OPINION | Confused Proteas: It's never been this bad, has it?

Cape Town - We can be patient and we can acknowledge a period of renewal, but what we can't do ...


Bali meth cases: French, Thai nationals could face firing squad

Two Thai women and a Frenchman could face the death penalty after they were caught smuggling meth into Bali, the ...


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U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...

Bus crash in Democratic Republic of Congo claims many lives

MBANZA-NGUNGU, Democratic Republic of Congo - At least 30 people are dead and many others injured after a bus crashed ...

White House now looking for new G7 venue as Trump bows out

WASHINGTON, DC - In an abrupt about-face U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday night the upcoming G7 in June ...

EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...

China-U.S. trade frictions could fracture globe, says Antnio Guterres

WASHINGTON, DC - Tensions relating to global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to "do ...

UK prime minister vows to leave EU by 31 October after losing poll

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sticking to his guns despite failing to get parliamentary backing to ...

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CreditAccess Grameen expands presence in five new states

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Oct 21 (ANI): Leading microfinance institution CreditAccess Grameen Ltd said on Monday that it expanded its footprint ...

Gov't intensifies implementation of population & family program

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 21(PIA) - - The government is pushing for the intensified implementation of the National Population and Family ...

China braces for economic growth to fall below 6%

China's policy makers are preparing for two key policy meetings in the coming weeks with fresh evidence that sooner rather ...

Your cup of coffee may get cheaper with a flood of Robusta

The world has more than enough coffee, and Indonesia is looking to add to the glut.The coffee industry in the ...

Fit Tiger hints he'll pick himself for Presidents Cup

Narashino - Tiger Woods said on Monday his fitness was ahead of schedule after arthroscopic knee surgery, and dropped a ...

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Sterling jumps to 1.3000, euro also gains

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound powered higher in the Asian session on Monday, and into early European trading.Sterling was ...


In world first, Qantas flies direct from New York City to Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas Flight 7879 touched down at Sydney airport on Sunday morning, ending the longest commercial flight undertaken ...


Jonesy and Amanda named best Australian on-air team

BRISBANE, Australia - Successful WSFM breakfast hosts Jonesy and Amanda (Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller), have been crowned Best On-Air ...


Rejuvenation of century-old De Angelis Carousel in Buffalo starts

BUFFALO, New York - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has begun ...


Chinese man who tried to send U.S. military technology to China jailed

WASHINGTON, DC - A Chinese national has been sent to prison for conspiring to export military and space-grade technology to ...


Dow Jones drops 256 points Friday, dollar shatters

NEW YORK, New York - With the Trump administration in disarray and a growing concern globally that the country's chief ...


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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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