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Children bearing the brunt of Libya's long-standing civil war

BERLIN, Germany - Warring factions engaged in the Libyan conflict and UN-Secretary General Antonio Guterres will take part in a ...

Jailed U.S. citizen who demonstrated against Egyptian coup is dead

CAIRO, Egypt - The death this week of Mustafa Kassem, an Egyptian-American imprisoned in Egypt after an unfair trial, underscores ...

How dealer and player swindled Maryland casino

BALTIMORE, Maryland - After just a few hours of playing baccarat at a Maryland casino in September 2017, Chenguang Ni ...

Lower expenses and low debt highlights of New Zealand financial report

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The New Zealand government's books are in good shape with the accounts in surplus and expenses ...

U.S. government report concludes White House violated law

WASHINGTON, DC - On the eve of U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial a damning new government watchdog report has ...

Way paved for Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin

WASHINGTON, DC - The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began Thursday with preliminary proceedings, including House lawmakers who ...

Weinstein defense team renews push for new trial venue

NEW YORK, New York - American film producer Harvey Weinstein's defence team has asked for a change in the venue ...

Colombian activists deaths rose nearly 50% last year to well over 100

GENEVA, Switzerland - More than 100 human rights workers have been killed in Colombia in the last year, a figure ...

17-year old Irish boy brutally murdered and dismembered

DUBLIN, Ireland - People across Ireland are in shock following confirmation that the human limbs, and other body parts that ...

Iran will have nuclear bomb by end of 2020, warns Israel

JERUSALEM - Israel's army intelligence says Iran will have enough enriched uranium to produce one nuclear bomb by the end ...

Reviewing the winners and losers of the Democratic Debate

Editor's note: Six Democrats qualified for the final debate before the Iowa caucus on Feb. 3. We asked three scholars ...

U.S. marks National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

WASHINGTON, DC - Human trafficking is a crime that hides in plain sight. Often, it simply takes an astute police ...

Mideast ructions cause Manchester United to change schedule

LONDON, UK - Manchester United have called off a winter training camp in the Middle East due to fears over ...

Unverified info of F-35 jets on Iran's borders : Russia

Moscow [Russia], Jan 18 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday (local time) said that there is unverified information ...

Belgrade Protesters Demand Action As Smog Wave Covers Balkans

Protesters took to the streets of Belgrade to demand that the Serbian government enact measures to "protect the population" from ...

Burglars raid French star Sakho's Wimbledon home - report

London - Burglars seized valuables worth up to Pound 500 000 (R9.4 million) in a Christmas raid on Premier League ...

No 'lucky shower' as Medvedev looks to clean up at Australian Open

Melbourne - World No 4 Daniil Medvedev on Saturday said he wouldn't be relying on a "lucky shower" to bring ...

Thunberg's message to Davos: 'You have not seen the last of us'

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10 000 protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne ...

What Do We Know About Newly Identified Virus from China

A second person has died from a newly identified virus in central China that has sickened dozens. The outbreak prompted ...

Pentagon Placing New Restrictions on International Military Students

The Pentagon is placing new restrictions on all international military students at American bases in response to a December shooting ...

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Exuberance on U.S. stock markets, dollar also rallies

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Friday.The U.S. dollar too was in huge ...

New York to spend $6.8 billion over 5 years to combat climate change

ALBANY, New York - New York state is to spend an additional $2 billion on energy efficiency and building electrification ...

China economy slows to 3-decade low, stocks finish flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets in Asia finished in the black on Friday, despite the release of economic data in ...

Lower expenses and low debt highlights of New Zealand financial report

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The New Zealand government's books are in good shape with the accounts in surplus and expenses ...

ADB issues 3 and 10 year USD bonds worth $4.25 billion

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) returned to the U.S. dollar bond market on Wednesday with the pricing ...

Japanese and Australian shares advance, China holds its fire

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday, despite the historic signing of a new trade deal, or ...

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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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