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Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

British-Irish summit to focus on implications of Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hosting Administration Heads from Scotland, Wales, and the British Government on Friday ...

Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Many casualties as car bomb explodes in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a convoy during the peak morning rush hour in Kabul has killed at least ...

Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...

Unrest in South America resembles Arab Spring

The news that Bolivian President Evo Morales is resigning amid an election fraud scandal highlights an unfortunate reality about South ...

U.S. and China could split world economy in two

It's tempting to laugh off the U.S.-China trade dispute as a soap opera featuring men with big hair and bigger ...

SAA strike will quicken its demise - business body

The decision by two labour unions to go on strike at SAA is one of the worst choices that could ...

Lombard with a win on his mind, not European Tour finale

Sun City - Zander Lombard delighted South African fans on Friday as he grabbed the lead at the halfway stage ...

Veer Savarkar was a multidimensional personality: Vice President

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that Veer Savarkar was a multidimensional ...

US, Taiwan Team Up to Stop Small Countries From Allying With China

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan and the United States have sent their first joint trade delegation to one of Taiwan's diplomatic ...

Book review | A graphic satire on rebuilding Yerevan

An impressionable young diaspora Armenian returns to his ancestral homeland to rid its capital of its Soviet heritage and rebuild ...

Bangladesh Rescues 122 Malaysia-bound Rohingya

The Bangladesh Coast Guard rescued 122 Rohingya from a trawler in the Bay of Bengal south of Cox's Bazar on ...

More free wifi hotspots now open in Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov 15 (PIA) - Residents will now enjoy more free 24/7 wifi sites in the city as the ...

Not joining RCEP a mistake by India, says Chinese professor

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): India's decision of not joining Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was a mistake, a Chinese ...

How Killing Eve and James Bond spied on the past

What does the classic spy look like? A posh, straight, white man? In other words: James Bond. But now Killing ...

Mandatory vaccination is not the solution for measles in Europe

Global measles cases reached their highest levels since 2006 in the first six months of 2019. With countries around the ...

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Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...

Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

Australia's Qantas Tests 19 ½-hour London-Sydney Flight

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - Australia's national carrier Qantas Friday successfully completed a 19½-hour, nonstop flight from London to Sydney, which was ...

Runruno gets new ambulance

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Nov. 15 (PIA)--Barangay Runruno in Quezon town recently received a brand new ambulance for its medical and ...

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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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