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Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is dead at age of 91

KUWAIT City, KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in ...

Trump nominees soon to dominate Supreme Court if he is re-elected

In the hours after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, shocked Americans speculated about whether or not Republican ...

United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

Trump wants Biden to be tested for drugs prior to debate

WASHINGTON, DC, September 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Indian prime minister laments India's role at United Nation

New York/New Delhi [US/India], September 26 (ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for the reforms "in the responses, ...

Saturday is International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

NEW YORK, New York - On the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons marked on Saturday, the ...

US Intelligence Reports Warn of Extremist Threat Around Election

WASHINGTON - U.S. security officials are warning that violent domestic extremists pose a threat to the presidential election next month, ...

Armenia, Azerbaijan Trade Accusations in Nagorno-Karabakh Dispute

ISTANBUL - Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused one another of using Syrian fighters in the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh ...

WHO Investigating Sexual Abuse Allegations in Congo Ebola Response

The World Health Organization announced Tuesday it would investigate newly released reports of alleged sexual exploitation and abuse against Congolese ...

Armenia and Azerbaijan Exchange Fire, Heightening Regional Tensions

Armenia and Azerbaijan traded accusations Tuesday of firing on each other across a shared border, the latest sign of a ...

Pakistan Unveils New Friendly Visa Policy for Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan introduced Tuesday a new visa policy for Afghanistan to facilitate business and people-to-people contacts between the two ...

UK govt mulls proposal to allow Uyghurs to file plea in HC

London [UK], September 30 (ANI): The United Kingdom government is considering proposals put forth by members of parliament to allow ...

Greta Thunberg slams China for arresting teenage activist

Beijing [China], September 29 (ANI): Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg hit out at China for arresting a 17-year-old climate ...

Leaders Eye Broader Middle East Peace at UN

NEW YORK - Israel and the United Arab Emirates hailed their new peace agreement Tuesday during remarks at the final ...

Djokovic cruises in French Open; Tsitsipas, Rublev rally

For World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Tuesday was another ho-hum opener at the French Open. For two men hoping to ...

Have our governments become too powerful during COVID-19?

In the fight against the coronavirus, the Australian government has enacted a series of measures that have expanded executive powers. ...

Balochistan facing a pandemic of impunity, activist tell UN

Geneva [Swittzerland], September 29 (ANI): Balochistan is facing a pandemic of impunity and abuse of rights, Baloch activist Munir Mengal ...

Dortmund reject Man United's ?100 million offer for Jadon Sancho

Manchester United's first formal bid to bring Jadon Sancho back to the Premier League worth up to €100 million has ...

Golf Glance: Munoz defends maiden PGA Tour title

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

Rejuvenated Kansas State hosts Texas Tech

It's amazing what one victory will do for a football team. But then again, it was quite a victory. Heading ...

Pliskova, Kenin move into second round at French Open

World No. 4 Karolina Pliskova fought off a first-round challenge from qualifier Mayar Sherif of Egypt to advance at the ...

Scientists Claim Discovery of Multiple Liquid Water Lakes on Mars

A team of scientists studying data from a satellite orbiting Mars say they have discovered evidence of several lakes of ...

Britain, Canada Sanction Belarus' Lukashenko, Top Officials

Britain and Canada have imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and other top officials for allegedly rigging ...

Top 5 Soviet silent cinematic masterpieces of all time

The list comprises the most outstanding of early Soviet movies, from an eccentric sci-fi flick to an avant-garde drama about ...

As fighting rages, what is Azerbaijan's goal

The Azerbaijani offensive against Armenian forces is its most ambitious since the war between the two sides formally ended in ...

Russian Court Ups Gulag Historian's Sentence To 13 Years

PETROZAVODSK, Russia -- A court in the northern Russian city of Petrozavodsk has increased the 3 1/2 year prison term ...

Zambian study points to why some mothers don't carry on taking HIV drugs

There are more than 85,000 children living with HIV in Zambia. The primary source of infection is from mother to ...

Pakistani Supreme Court Accepts Appeal From Daniel Pearl's Family

Pakistan's Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl challenging the acquittal of ...

Deadly Clashes In Nagorno-Karabakh Prompt Urgent Calls For Cease-Fire

Armenia and Azerbaijan reported heavy destruction and casualties on September 27 after clashes in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh that ...

U.S. Might Close Embassy Unless Iraq Prevents Iran Militia Attacks

The Trump administration may close its embassy in Iraq if the government does not take steps to protect it from ...

Poland Deports Five Tajiks Suspected Of Terrorism

The Polish authorities have deported five Tajik nationals suspected of having links to the Islamic State group and recruiting Poles ...

At Least 14 Civilians Killed By Roadside Bomb In Central Afghanistan

Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed at least 14 civilians in the central province of Daikundi, as violence ...

North Macedonia's Ex-PM Gruevski Sentenced To Prison

A court in North Macedonia has sentenced former conservative Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski to 1 1/2 years in prison, and ...

Belarusian Officials Ban Independent News Portal Tut.By

The independent Belarusian news site Tut.by said authorities have banned it for three months, the latest clampdown by officials on ...

'King' Harris takes tennis message to townships

Having supplanted Kevin Anderson as South Africa's No 1, Lloyd Harris is a man on a mission - to take ...

Cheetahs officially booted from PRO Rugby, Super Rugby sides in

Ever the black sheep, the Cheetahs on Tuesday were officially sidelined from South Africa's PRO Rugby future.In a move that ...

Liverpool's Thiago tests positive for Covid-19

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for coronavirus, the Premier League champions confirmed on Tuesday.The 29-year-old, who joined from ...

Russia reports 'non-standard' air leak on Space Station

Russia said on Tuesday that astronauts had found an air leak in its section of the International Space Station, with ...

Africa needs $100bn for Covid-19 aftermath, Ramaphosa tells UN

President Cyril Ramaphosa said Africa needs financing of $100 billion for "fiscal space and liquidity" for the continent's governments amid ...

Kuwaiti Leader Sheikh Sabah Dies at 91

The ruler of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, has died. He was 91."With great sadness and sorrow, we mourn to ...

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U.S. stocks dip as all eyes on presidential debate

NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 29 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Wall Street's major averages finished lower on Tuesday as investors ...

International freight depressed due to lack of planes in air

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday released data for global air freight markets in August ...

Global stocks rebound runs out of steam on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The worldwide rally in stocks of the previous 24 hours came to a halt in Asia ...

Criticism mounts in China over 'bullying' of social media platform

The logo of TikTok is seen on a smartphone screen in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, Aug. 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu ...

Fifth most visited city in world prepares for long Winter

SINGAPORE - These days, the desolate streets and shuttered businesses in popular tourist areas in Singapore like Little India and ...

Asian stocks mixed Monday, British pound edges up

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan and Hong Kong rose strongly on Monday, while in China and Australia stock ...

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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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