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Migration comes to fore at Marrakesh summit

MARRAKESH, Morocco – Countries from around the world tackled the migration issues on Monday adopting the Global Compact for Migration ...

May admits backstop still a major hurdle for Brexit

LONDON, UK -  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday deferred a crucial parliamentary vote on the controversial Brexit deal, that ...

George HW Bush, the last U.S. president to win a war

There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A World War II ...

Climate change action: Ireland worst country in the EU

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the second year in a row, Ireland has been deemed as the worst country in the ...

Turkey told extradition of Saudi nationals is not on

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Suspects in the Turkish investigation into the assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi will not ...

Vice admiral in Bahrain after lightning appointment

WASHINGTON DC - Vice Admiral Jim Malloy has taken charge of the U.S. 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain, following the apparent ...

Implicated by Cohen, Trump denies collusion, targets Mueller

WASHINGTON, U.S. - This week, the developments made in the federal investigation against the U.S. President Donald Trump's election campaign ...

Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...

Iran warns over U.S. sanctions: Drug trafficking will rise

TEHRAN, Iran - After the U.S. reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran and its key oil exports, months after exiting the ...

Dozens injured, six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub

ANCONA, Italy - A popular nightclub near Italy's eastern coastal city of Ancona witnessed chaotic scenes on Saturday after a ...

Ten slain in new massacre in eastern DRC

Suspected militiamen killed ten civilians in a fresh attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled east, civil and military ...

Nigeria's Buhari signs election 'peace deal' with opponents

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari and a number of opposition leaders on Tuesday signed a deal for peaceful elections but the ...

Boks want Swys to stay on until World Cup

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus wants Swys de Bruin to stay on as an attacking consultant until next ...

Iran Confirms Missile Test That Prompted Western Criticism

Iran has confirmed carrying out a recent missile test after Western powers strongly condemned Tehran's launching on December 1 of ...

China Detains Former Canadian Envoy

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China amid rising tensions between the two countries over Canada's arrest, at ...

Gambhir brushes aside talks of joining politics

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer, who recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, has ...

US Agency: Arctic Posts 2nd Warmest Year on Record in 2018

The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically changing ...

Rebel: Yemen's Warring Sides Set Jan. 20 for Prisoner Swap

RIMBO, SWEDEN - Delegations from Yemen's warring sides have agreed on Tuesday to set Jan. 20 as a final date ...

New Golden Globes Honor Will Be Named After Carol Burnett

NEW YORK - The Golden Globe Awards will introduce a new TV special achievement trophy at next month's telecast and ...

Bomb Attack on Afghan Security Convoy Kills 13

ISLAMABAD - Afghan officials say a suicide car bombing Tuesday hit a security forces' convoy in Kabul, killing at least ...

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Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

RBI Governor quits citing personal reasons amid ongoing rift

NEW DELHI, India - At a time when the country's central bank is engaged in a prolonged rift with the ...

Nissan and ousted chairman Ghosn formally charged in Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan - In a move that allowed Japanese prosecutors to keep Carlos Ghosn in detention until December 30, 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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