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Rift between Turkey and Saudi Arabia could unravel

The Oct. 2  disappearance  of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country’s consulate in Istanbul has put a spotlight ...

Bomb explosion at college in Russia-annexed Crimea kills 18

MOSCOW, Russia - A bomb exploded at a college in the Black Sea region of Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, leaving ...

Gunmen shoots scores of students at college in Crimean city

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Up to nineteen people are dead, many of them students, after a student at a college in ...

Khashoggi family and UNHRC want transparent investigation

GENEVA, Switzerland - The UN Human Rights High Commissioner and the family of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi have called for ...

In the elusive search for truth

Once again, the pathos of human history repeats itself. Another lot of ruthless strong men once more have their bloodied ...

Amid growing outrage, Saudi agrees to probe Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a bid to uncover the mysterious disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi - the 59-year-old Saudi journalist who ...

U.S. president and Saudi king link up on phone conference

DUBAI UAE, - Following a heated weekend exchange, Washington and Riyadh were back working cooperatively on Monday in a bid ...

Arab League and member states rally around Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, UAE - In an unprecedented show of support, the Arab world has come together to solidly back Saudi Arabia ...

Balkans get robust on ridding world of chemical weapons

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (15 October 2018) - State officials from five Western Balkan countries have agreed to step up cooperation ...

Baby on the way, Prince Harry drops bombshell

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child in the spring, ...

Trump inspects hurricane-affected areas of Florida

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday is touring hurricane-ravaged areas of Florida to assess the damage brought ...

Passport control halts SA-born lock's France call-up

Paris - South African lock Paul Willemse and Fijian winger Alivereti Raka were thwarted in their attempts to be included ...

Caster receives prestigious award from Billie Jean King

New York - South African track star Caster Semenya can add LeBron James to the list of admirers ahead of ...

Khashoggi's Last Column: Arab World Needs Free Expression

WASHINGTON - The Washington Post has published a column by missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi in which he warns that ...

Japan Exports Fall for First Time Since 2016

TOKYO - Japan recorded a trade surplus for September of 139.6 billion yen ($1.2 billion), but exports fell 1.2 percent ...

Uganda's Bobi Wine accuses police of blocking concert

Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Bobi Wine on Wednesday accused police of blocking him from holding a much anticipated ...

UN Envoy For Syria Stepping Down As Prospects For Peace Deal Wither

The United Nations envoy for Syria is stepping down after gains this year by Syrian, Russian, and Iranian forces in ...

Britain Says Time's Up for Sex Predators in Global Aid Sector

LONDON - Time is up for sexual predators in the aid sector, Britain's development minister said on Thursday, as she ...

Legendary Istanbul Photographer Ara Guler Dies at 90

ISTANBUL - Legendary Turkish photographer Ara Guler, famed for iconic images of Istanbul that captured almost three-quarters of a century ...

Punjab govt decides to amend industrial policy

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Oct 18 (ANI): In a bid to boost industrial development in Punjab, the state government has decided ...

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Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...

U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase opens Dublin office

DUBLIN, Ireland - Set up in San Francisco in 2012, the leading U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has revealed its ...

Ireland and Northern Ireland border a stumbling block for UK

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing off with European leaders on Wednesday in a bid to ...

Financial Supervisory Authority tells bank to get new boss

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The Danish  Financial Supervisory Authority has rejected Danske Bank's preferred CEO to replace Thomas Borgen who resigned ...

China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...

Winning the fight against scammers

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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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