Thu, 27 Jun 2019

United Nations peacekeepers to pull out of Haiti in October

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - UN peacekeepers in Haiti will end their mission later this year and leave the country.In their place, ...

Fur farming in Ireland to be phased out

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday made a decision to ban fur farming in the country.Ireland will join ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

Moscow backs Tehran on drone claims

JERUSALEM, Israel - Russia has taken issue with U.S. claims that the drone last week shot down by Iranian forces ...

Key nations say developments in Gulf risk miscalculation and conflict

NEW YORK, New York - France, Germany and the UK say they are gravely concerned by the increased tensions in ...

Mid-air collision of 2 Eurofighter planes north of Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Two Eurofighter jets attached to the German Airforce were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday over ...

Woman, two minor daughters enticed from Guatemala, treated as slaves

SACRAMENTO, California - A Californian couple have been accused of treating a Guatamalanl woman and her two minor daughters as ...

Social media ban in two states of Myannmar restricting communications

With "no media access" in parts of the country and "serious restrictions" on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on ...

Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...

Renowned Tollywood actress and director Vijaya Nirmala passes away

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 27 (ANI): Tollywood actress and director Vijaya Nirmala passed away at the age of 73. She ...

PM Modi to meet his Japanese counterpart Abe today

Osaka [Japan], June 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to meet his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Osaka ...

CWC'19: This is my best innings, says Babar Azam after defeating NZ

Birmingham [England], Jun 27 (ANI): Pakistan right-hander Babar Azam declared his unbeaten 101 runs against New Zealand in the World ...

PM Modi arrives in Osaka for G20 summit

Osaka [Japan], Jun 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived here for the G20 summit during which he ...

Seoul: US, N. Korea in Talks to Set Up 3rd Trump-Kim Summit

SEOUL - North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump ...

Voters Get First Up-Close Look at 2020 Democratic Contenders

WASHINGTON / MIAMI - It is more than 16 months until the next U.S. presidential election in late 2020, but ...

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan awarded honourary degree by Oxford University

London [UK], Jun 27 (ANI): Iconic Pakistani playback and Qawwali singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was on Wednesday awarded with ...

Europe Urges Iran Not to Renege on Nuclear Deal Commitments

UNITED NATIONS - Europe urged Iran on Wednesday to continue implementing its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal and not ...

NATO Weighs Boost to Air Defenses Over Russia Missile System

BRUSSELS - NATO is considering beefing up European air and missile defenses and ramping up its war games plans should ...

Imran Khan congratulates team for great comeback in CWC'19

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday congratulated the Pakistan cricket team for making a great ...

How much power can an image actually wield?

When the Associated Press published Julia Le Duc's photograph of a drowned Salvadoran man, Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez, and his ...

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Wall Street mixed Werdnesday as dollar continues easing

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks softened a touch on Wednesday, while the tech sector made moderate advances.There was ...

TechnipFMC settles foreign bribery charges

NEW YORK, New York - Global oil and gas giant TechnipFMC plc (TFMC), a publicly traded company in the U.S. ...

Asian markets remain soft Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Markets were calm but soft in Asia on Wednesday with all the major bourses, except Hong Kong's, ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

U.S. stocks slip as White House and Fed argue over interest rates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S.stocks were weaker on Tuesday as the direction of interest rates took center-stage. The White ...

IMF lauds U.S. unemployment, at levels not seen since late 1960s

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. economy is in the longest expansion in recorded history, says the latest assessment by the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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