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Orsmby fires flawless 62 to lead Scandinavian Invitation

Cape Town - Wade Ormsby grabbed the first-round lead at the European Tour's Scandinavian Invitation courtesy of a spectacular 62.The ...


New Sudan Sovereign Council Woman Vows to Uphold Rights of All

KHARTOUM - One of two women appointed to Sudan's newly created Sovereign Council on Wednesday said she will uphold the ...


Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species Protection

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, ...


Plants are going extinct up to 350 times faster than the historical norm

Earth is seeing an unprecedented loss of species, which some ecologists are calling a sixth mass extinction. In May, a ...


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Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...

Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

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Somalia Regional Lawmakers Re-elect Incumbent as Leader Amid Tensions

Lawmakers in Somalia's regional state of Jubbaland have re-elected incumbent Ahmed Mohamed Islam as the leader in a controversial election ...

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species Protection

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, ...

Former Ghana striker Agogo dead at 40

Paris - Former Ghana international striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40, four years after suffering a ...

Archer takes 6 as England bowl out Australia

Leeds - Jofra Archer took six wickets as England dismissed an Australia side without star batsman Steve Smith for just ...

ConCourt rules against historical inequalities in land ownership

The Constitutional Court confirmed on Thursday that Section 1 of the Land Affairs General Amendment Act and Section 25A of ...

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More Irish people returning home to live, than leaving the country

DUBLIN, Ireland - 'Returning to Ireland', a new online information portal for Irish emigrants seeking to move back to Ireland ...


Little movement in Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were little moved in Asian trading on Thursday.The Nikkei 225 rose 9.44 points or 0.05% to ...


New European HQ for ActiveCampaign to be in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A Chicago-headquartered email marketing, sales & marketing automation, and CRM software company is to open an office ...


U.S. stocks gain, Dow jumps 241 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as retailers reported positive earnings and the minutes of ...


Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...


Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...


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