Thu, 25 Apr 2019

Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...

39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

Internet crime in America almost doubled last year

Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 321, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

UN evacuates 325 refugees from southern Tripoli

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 (ANI): The United Nations on Wednesday evacuated some 325 refugees from a detention centre on ...

UK-Based Bahraini Activist Faces Rising Pressure Amid Terror Charges

A Bahraini human rights activist and prominent opponent of the government says he has come under intense pressure as Bahraini ...

Sri Lanka Leader Shuffles Top Security Officials Over Easter Attacks

NEW DELHI - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked two top security officials to resign in the wake of ...

US, China Upbeat Ahead of Next Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin Service reporter Lin Feng contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking a ...

North Korea's Kim in Russia for Meeting With Putin

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in the far eastern region of Russia for his first ever ...

54 Jade Miners Feared Dead in Landslide in Myanmar's Hpakant

Fifty-four miners in the Hpakant jade mining region in Myanmars Kachin state are missing following a late-night mudslide on April ...

Sri Lanka: Two bombers sons were sons of business tycoon

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Apr 25 (ANI): Two of the nine suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri ...

UN says Saudi beheadings shocking, abhorrent

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 (ANI): The United Nations on Wednesday condemned Saudi Arabia's mass executions as "shocking" and "abhorrent". ...

Nhleko: Junior Boks excited to be on the road

Cape Town - Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko said the team was excited to be on the road after ...

E. Africa, Recovering From Cyclone Idai, Braces for New Storm

The government of Comoros shut down schools, airports and public offices Wednesday as Tropical Cyclone Kenneth passed over the island ...

US, China Strike Positive Tone Ahead of Latest Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin service reporter Lin Feng also contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking ...

UNHCR evacuates hundreds of detained refugees in Libya to safety

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has today evacuated some 325 refugees from the Qaser Ben Gasheer detention centre in southern ...

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U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...

World's largest job site to recuit 600 new employees for Dublin HQ

DUBLIN, Ireland - The world's largest job site, which has its international healdquarters in Dublin, is to increase its workforce ...

Australian stock market climbs as Aussie dollar falls

SYDNEY, Australia - The Australian stock marked extended recent gains on Wednesday, despite a major fall in the Australian dollar ...

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...

New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...

Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...

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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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