Sun, 24 Feb 2019

5,000 people leaving Venezuela every day, says UN body

As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month ...

Teenage boys and young men mutilated and murdered by police in Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Security forces in the  Democratic Republic of Congo  summarily killed at least 27 young ...

Egyptian justice system heavily reliant on torture, says OHCHR

Fifteen death row inmates have been executed in Egypt so far this month despite claims from many that they were ...

What is next for Iraq?

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Large portions of the Islamic State in Iraq have been either killed, captured or forced underground over ...

Blast in Syrian city kills 5 bomb disposal experts

DAMASCUS, Syria - Five bomb disposal experts have been killed in a targeted attack in Syria. A car laden with ...

Jussie Smollett granted bail, accused of staging attack on himself

CHICAGO, Illinois - U.S. actor Jussie Smollett was granted bail on Thursday after appearing in a Chicago court charged with ...

Apartment buildings and warehouses destroyed in deadly fire in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores of people have died tragically in a fire that has ripped through apartment buildings, a restaurant ...

Manipur artist captures mystical beauty of Northeast on canvas

New Delhi [India], Feb 24 (ANI): "Appreciate the little things in life, there's beauty in the smallest of things...," says ...

Victims of clerical sexual abuse hold protests near Vatican

Rome [Italy], Feb 24 (ANI): Scores of people who were allegedly sexually abused by members from the Catholic clergy as ...

Kim Jong-un departs for upcoming Hanoi summit with Trump

Pyongyang [DPR Korea], Feb 24 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un departed by train for Vietnam on Saturday for the ...

Guaido hails entry of aid into Venezuela

Caracas [Venezuela], Feb 24 (ANI): Opposition leader and self-proclaimed President Juan Guaido hailed the entry of aid into Venezuela, outlining ...

Enough Is Enough: Iran Wont Give US More Concessions

Then US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif hold talks during the marathoc talks ...

Kim, Trump impersonators draw ire of Vietnam's authorities

Vietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US ...

Proteas: They?ve had their own ?Japan?

Cape Town - It's been as good a reason for a collective, disbelieving and dejected dropping of jaws among South ...

Trump bashes socialism, extends support for violence-hit Venezuela

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 24 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday slammed socialism, extending his support to the people ...

Maduro stands firm despite further military defections, violence

Caracas [Venezuela], Feb 24 (ANI): Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has reaffirmed that he is still "governing" the nation and ...

Congress objects to India's participation at OIC

New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Congress on Saturday has expressed surprise that the central government was "euphoric" about being ...

Cunning Pak military planned Pulwama attack: MQM chief Altaf Hussain

London [UK] Feb 23 (ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder leader Altaf Hussain has called the Pulwama terror attack a ...

Rouhani Vows Greater Efforts to Promote Knowledge-Based Firms

The Iranian president has pledged that his government will invest greater efforts in supporting the growth of Iranian knowledge-based companies, ...

Iran Warns Of 'Options' To Neutralize U.S. Oil Sanctions

A senior Iranian official has said Tehran has many options to neutralize the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on its oil ...

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Trump meets with Chinese vice premier on trade talks

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump sounded upbeat about ongoing trade talks with China, as he met with Chinese ...

Huge 3 metre long shark hooked in United Arab Emirates

FUJAIRAH, UAE - Fisheries inspectors are investigating the capture and killing of a mega bull shark in the seas off ...

IQVIA announces 100 new jobs for Dublin operation

DUBLIN, Ireland - New York Stock Exchange-listed IQVIA, a global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services ...

U.S. stocks finish the week on a high note

NEW YORK, New York - Trade talks between China and the United States, which resumed in Wsahington on Wednesday, dominated ...

Saudi Arabia cements trade with China in $10 billion refinery plan

BEIJING, China - Saudi Arabia has cemented trade ties with China with the move by Saudi Aramco to enter into ...

Bourses in Asia end week on indecisive note

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were a mixed bag on Friday as investors weighed up prospects for a trade ...

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