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North Dakota pipeline supported by Trump ordered to be closed

A U.S. federal judge ruled Monday that a controversial pipeline that runs through Native American lands in North Dakota be ...

Philippine military thwarts CNT militants attack on construction site

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Philippines - Troops of the 37th Infantry Battalion, under 603rd Infantry Brigade, foiled a communist NPA (CNT) ...

Yair Netanyahu making name for himself at home and abroad

JERUSALEM - As scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands trial for corruption, his 28-year-old son has emerged as a driving ...

Nick Cordero dies from Covid-19 after 90 days in intensive care

WASHINGTON, DC - Broadway actor Nick Cordero, aged 41, has passed away after a long battle with coronavirus.According to Variety, ...

Virus continues spreading in United States, but death rate in retreat

WASHINGTON, DC - The novel coronavirus is continuing to spread in the United States, particularly in the western and southern ...

Philippine government to offer jobs at home for returning Filipinos

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines July 5 (PIA) - The returning Filipinos who arrived Sunday in the city from Sabah in Malaysia ...

World must be better equipped to manage crises and future plagues

Wherever one is at anywhere in the world today - given the yet unknown first, second, third, fourth or however ...

Iran seeking return of 3 diplomats and journalist abducted in 1982

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran is rallying the international community in a bid to clarify the whereabouts, and return, of three ...

INAS 300 celebrates its Diamond Jubilee this year

Goa [India], July 7 (ANI): INAS 300, the premier Fighter squadron of the Indian Navy has completed 60 glorious years ...

Francois Louw: Schoolboy rugby taken too seriously

believes schoolboy rugby is often taken too seriously.The 2019 World Cup winner attended the prestigious Diocesan College in Cape Town, ...

Why protesters are fed up with Sudan's tricky transition

In the last few days, tens of thousands of people have, once again, taken to the streets of Sudan's major ...

Professor Akinkugbe: doyen of medicine in Ibadan has left a rich legacy

Nigeria's medical world stood still for a moment when news of the death of Emeritus Professor Oladipo Akinkugbe was received ...

South Africans must be healthier for universal healthcare to succeed

Achieving a healthy population isn't easy for any country - rich or poor. One of the approaches that's gained traction ...

Ennio Morricone: a versatile composer with a distinct sound

It is a daunting endeavour to sum up in a few words all the ingenious innovations and innumerable achievements in ...

Cash and the coronavirus: COVID-19 is changing our relationship with money

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted retailers to ask customers to wear masks, maintain physical distancing and avoid the use of ...

Appeals Court Deals 2nd Blow to Trump Asylum Policy

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court on Monday blocked a key U.S. policy to deny asylum to anyone who ...

Iran Says Fire At Natanz Nuclear Facility Caused Significant Damage

A fire last week at the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran caused significant damage, an Iranian nuclear official said on ...

Iran Says It Is Negotiating 25-Year Bilateral Deal With China

Iran has been negotiating a 25-year accord with China "with confidence and conviction," Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told parliament ...

EU-Backed Talks Between Kosovo And Serbia To Resume On July 12

The leaders of Kosovo and Serbia will hold talks in Brussels on July 12, reviving European Union-backed negotiations that ground ...

U.K. Puts Sanctions On Russians Over Link To Magnitsky Death

Britain has imposed sanctions on more than two dozen Russian individuals in connection with the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky ...

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Hong Kong markets lose ground, rest of Asia closes mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Tuesday.China's big run on Monday sapped its market, however the Shanghai ...

Big move in electric rickshaw industry, Ampere swoops on Bestway

Ampere Vehicles is acquiring Noida based E-3Wheeler company, Bestway Agencies Pvt. Ltd. (BAPL), which sells e-Rickshaws under the ELE brand. ...

Strong gains on U.S. stock markets, technology shares do best

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hit the road running on Monday starting the week off with appreciable gains ...

Last year 53.6 million metric tons of e-waste was generated globally

One of the lessons the current coronavirus pandemic has taught us is that we depend on electronic devices more than ...

Demand for oil may have peaked

PARIS, France - Although crude prices have rebounded from coronavirus crisis lows, oil executives and experts are starting to ask ...

Nationalism an earth-shattering trend in shaping economies of future

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has recently conceded: "In general, economic thinking has privileged efficiency over resilience, and it ...

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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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