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67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency ...

'Lion King' Composer Hans Zimmer Finds Circle of Life

LOS ANGELES - Composer Hans Zimmer can't seem to get away from "The Lion King."The emotional score has gotten him ...

City players to decide new captain, says Guardiola

Nanjing - Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola said on Wednesday that he will let his players decide who will captain ...

NATO Commander Meets with Serb Leaders, Agrees to Kosovo Hotline

This story originated in VOA's Serbian Service. Some information is from AP.WASHINGTON - NATO's supreme commander met with Serbian political ...

Six Early Rain Church Members Flee to Taiwan, Apply For US Asylum

Six members of the Early Rain Covenant Church that was recently raided by authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of ...

Apple, Google reveal all-new emoji for 2019

California [USA], July 17 (ANI): If the existing set of emoji were not enough to communicate through texts, tech giants ...

'ICJ verdict a complete victory for India'

New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): The verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Kulbhushan Jadhav is a ...

Government committed deporting illegal immigrants: Shah

New Delhi (India) July 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that the Centre was committed to ...

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Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

JSE weaker ahead of SARB rate decision

The local bourse retreated on Wednesday mainly on the back of broad-based weakness across most major global indices.Although modest, most ...

Guwahati: Brahmaputra water level remains above danger level

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 17 (ANI): With Assam reeling under massive floods triggered by heavy downpour, the water level in ...

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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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