Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Finch to demote himself in Aussie World Cup squad

Melbourne [Australia], Mar 21 (ANI): As David Warner is likely to return for the World Cup, Australia's opening combination for ...

Tensions with Turkey have eased: Australia on Erdogan's WWI remark

Melbourne [Australia], Mar 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday informed that the diplomatic spat between Australia and Turkey, ...

What happened to Moscow's Olympic venues

Lifestyle March 21 2019 Russia Beyond Nikolai Galkin/TASS; Ivan Denisenko/Sputnik/TASS The 1980 Summer Olympics left a rather curious architectural legacy ...

Turkmen Leader Pardons More Than 2,000 Convicts On Norouz

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has pardoned 2,028 prisoners, state media reported on March 21. Media outlets quoted Berdymukhammedov as saying ...

US-Backed Force Denies Report of Islamic State's Final Defeat

DEIR EL-ZOUR, SYRIA - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied a report Thursday that all of Islamic States final ...

Alabama recognizes Armenian Genocide

PanARMENIAN.Net - Alabama has officially become the 49th U.S. state to recognize the Armenian Genocide . Governor Kay Ivey issued ...

Brexit standoff takes UK to edge of no-deal as May seeks delay

Theresa May gambled on a desperate bid to get her Brexit deal approved by Parliament, as a standoff with the ...

Stransky inspires pink revolution at Cape Epic

Cape Town - Joel Stransky is famous for kicking the winning drop goal to help South Africa win a historic ...

From Oz bad boys to the Universe Boss: 6 to watch in the IPL

New Delhi - Six to watch when the 12th season of the high-octane Twenty20 Indian Premier League begins on Saturday. ...

Crimea Marks 5 Years of Russian Annexation as Western Sanctions Bite

LONDON - Residents and officials in Crimea have been staging events this week to mark the fifth anniversary of Russias ...

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Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

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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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