Sun, 23 Feb 2020

Guterres criticizes war in Syria, demands political resolution

NEW YORK, New York - The head of the United Nations has issued a blunt message to warring parties in ...

Haitian leaders called on to reverse country's downfall

NEW YORK, New York - Leaders in Haiti must step up and end the political impasse between President Jovenel Mose ...

Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...

Bayrob hackers infected 400,000 computers before being taken down

The hackers were like modern-day John Dillingers, brazenly committing their crimes and repeatedly escaping law enforcement's grasp.But like Dillinger and ...

Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

Coronavirus more closely aligned to flu than other viruses

CHICAGO, Illinois - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new ...

Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...

?Afghans are tired of war? ? Truce begins in Afghanistan

Afghans woke up to a week-long partial truce Saturday after the Taliban, the US and local forces all agreed to ...

Iran's State TV: Hardliners Win All Seats for Tehran in Vote

TEHRAN - Iranian hardliners have won all 30 parliamentary seats in the capital, Tehran, state TV reported on Sunday, but ...

10 facts about the Red (Soviet) Army that you didn't know

Some Red Army soldiers wore a swastika, others were awarded with pants for bravery, and combat camels contributed to victory ...

Russia to build the world's most powerful icebreaker

The vessel will be able to break through the meters-thick winter ice of the Arctic Ocean, clearing the way for ...

Bangladesh call up Naim, Afif for Zimbabwe ODIs

Dhaka - Bangladesh have called up uncapped batsmen Mohammad Naim and Afif Hossain for their 15-man squad for the first ...

India moving steadily towards USD 5 trillion economy goal: JP Nadda

New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party President JP Nadda on Sunday said that the Indian economy, now ...

Clean slate for Imbokodo in Hermanus

Cape Town - The Springbok Women's Sevens team kept a clean slate at the Hermanus Sevens to bag a second ...

Verstappen happy with Red Bull's progress

Cape Town - Max Verstappen believes "everything is heading in the right direction" for Red Bull and Honda after a ...

CSA congratulates Mignon du Preez on century of T20I caps

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated Mignon du Preez on becoming the first Protea to reach the ...

Farrell v Farrell as England try to deny Ireland a Grand Slam

Twickenham - Owen Farrell will attempt to end the Grand Slam hopes of father Andy when England face Ireland in ...

Proteas win toss, opt to bat in must-win 2nd T20I

Cape Town - Proteas captain, Quinton de Kock has won the toss and elected to bat in the 2nd T20 ...

You touch Jacob Zuma, you touch us ? Mahumapelo

ANC MP Supra Mahumapelo has called on supporters of Jacob Zuma to mobilise ahead of the former president's May 6 ...

New Kosovo Leader Ready to Revoke Tariffs for Serbian Goods

PRISTINA - A few years ago, the newly elected Kosovo prime minister overturned Serbian trucks. But Albin Kurti now says ...

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Multi-billion dollar settlement lets Wells Fargo off the hook

Wells Fargo Bank is to pay $3 billion, which includes $500 million to be distributed to investors, to settle potential ...

Human rights defender in Yemen whose son was shot to death is honored

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Yemeni lawyer won the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for 2020 in recognition of her efforts to ...

Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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