Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

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 ...

Best estimates: Dawie Scholtz on where the votes could go, and why

Dawie Scholtz is a self-admitted elections wonk. As a student studying international relations, economics and management consulting he immersed himself ...

Europe offers UK a little more time for Brexit

Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the UK more time ...

United Nations adopts resolution to support Semenya

Geneva - The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday adopted a resolution tabled by South Africa to defend ...

Sensex slips 63 points in morning trading, Nifty around 11,500

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened on a moderate note but quickly slipped into the negative ...

Depay fires Dutch past Belarus in Euro 2020 qualifying opener

Rotterdam - Memphis Depay dazzled for the Netherlands with a brace and two assists as they cruised past Belarus 4-0 ...

Iranian Farmer Doing Best to Save Crocodiles from Extinction

A man in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in southeastern Iran has dedicated his life to saving mugger crocodiles. Malek Dinar ...

Messi to start Venezuela friendly on Argentina return

Madrid - Lionel Messi will start Friday's friendly against Venezuela in Madrid as he makes his return for Argentina following ...

Venus advances at Miami Open

Miami - Venus Williams displayed the mental strength that has made her a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion on Thursday, ...

McIlroy to play in Canada prior to US Open

Miami - Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy will play in the Canadian Open for the first time in June, a ...

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New Zealand falls silent to honour the 50 killed in Christchurch terror attack Thousands of people form a "human chain ...

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Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

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 ...

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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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