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Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...

Rohingya refugees get backing of international court

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have ...

Turkey says PKK/YPG 'terrorists' carried out al-Bab attack

AL-BAB, Syria - The Turkish Defence Ministry has confirmed that at least 18 civilians were killed and twenty-seven injured in ...

Congress probing Trump tax law being exploited by the wealthy

Billionaires Keep Benefiting From a Tax Break to Help the Poor. Now, Congress Wants to Investigate.ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

Make the study of economics 'more sexy': Chris Bowen

Labor frontbencher Chris Bowen, who has previously been shadow treasurer and before that treasurer, wants the study of economics made ...

US Warns That Turkey's Syria Offensive Giving IS 'Time and Space'

U.S. defense intelligence officials are offering a sobering assessment of the impact Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria - and corresponding ...

US Aircraft Carrier Strike Group Sails Through Strait of Hormuz

WASHINGTON - The U.S. aircraft carrier strike group Abraham Lincoln sailed through the vital Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, U.S. ...

Chile Foresees 'Difficult' Wildfire Season Ahead, Fears More Arson

SANTIAGO - Chile faces a "very difficult" season of wildfires because of high temperatures, a persistent drought and an increase ...

Estonian President Sees Life in 'Brain-Dead' NATO

BRUSSELS - Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid defended NATO on Tuesday after French President Emmanuel Macron branded it "brain dead," saying ...

Bei Bei, Washington's Eligible Bachelor Panda, Heads to China

After a month of preparations and goodbyes, Bei Bei, the Washington National Zoo's most eligible giant panda bachelor, was on ...

US Border Activist Testifies He Did Not Harbor Migrants

A U.S. border activist testified in an Arizona court Tuesday that his work is to "alleviate suffering" not harbor undocumented ...

Two African Airlines Threaten to Terminate Service to Juba

JUBA - Ethiopian Airlines and Kenyan Airlines are threatening to halt service to Juba International Airport because too many customers' ...

Poland Sees Bigger State Role in Economy, More Court Reforms

WARSAW, POLAND - Poland's prime minister set out plans on Tuesday to strengthen the state's role in the economy and ...

UN Top Court Sets Hearing Date For Gambia's Case Against Myanmar

The U.N.'s top court will open hearings in December on a case filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of state-sponsored genocide ...

Four Rakhine Men Jailed Over Arakan Army Wording on Calendars

A court in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region on Monday sentenced two Rakhine publishers and two other men to two years in ...

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French steeplechaser reportedly fails doping test

Paris - French 3,000m steeplechase specialist Ophelie Claude-Boxberger has tested positive for EPO, a source close to the case said ...

Mauricio Pochettino given the boot by Spurs

London - Tottenham Hotspur sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday following a miserable start to the campaign that has seen ...

Bonucci extends Juventus contract until 2024

Milan - Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has renewed his contract with Juventus by one year until 2024, the Serie A ...

World Cup qualifiers: Oman defeat India by 1-0

Muscat [Oman], Nov 19 (ANI): India suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Oman in the ongoing FIFA World ...

Man City's revenue rises to €535 million

London - Manchester City's on-field success saw the club's revenues swell to Pound 535 million last season as the Premier ...

Coutinho stars as Brazil outclass South Korea in Abu Dhabi friendly

Abu Dhabi - Brazil ended a run of five games without a win by easing to a 3-0 victory over ...

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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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