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Johnson discusses economic issues, Brexit with Trump

London [UK], Aug 20 (ANI): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (local time) had a telephonic conversation with US ...


19 killed in Uganda fuel truck blast - police

Nineteen people died when a fuel truck barrelled into other vehicles in a busy town in western Uganda and exploded, ...


Merkel says Germany prepared for any Brexit outcome

PanARMENIAN.Net - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday, August ...


UK steps up fight against misinformation about vaccines

PanARMENIAN.Net - The United Kingdom says it will take steps to halt the spread of misinformation about vaccines as a ...


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PETER HITCHENS- 'Now's our chance to end the clock-changing craziness'

Measures are only any use if they correspond to reality. Yet, as of this morning, almost all the clocks in ...

PETER HITCHENS- Fast, pain-free divorces? They are slow agony for our childrenĀ 

Fail to keep up payments on a house or car, or break your employment contract, and see what happens to ...

Editorial- A Brexit deal is better than no deal; no Brexit would be even better

Editorial: A Brexit deal is better than no deal; no Brexit would be even better Los Angeles Times Saying she ...

Washington Post Editorial Board Torches Donald Trumps UK Visit- A Low Moment

Washington Post Editorial Board Torches Donald Trumps UK Visit: A Low Moment HuffPost The Washington Post editorial board described President ...

Chaos in Hong Kong increases possibility of military intervention by Beijing

Chaos in Hong Kong increases possibility of military intervention by Beijing The Japan Times While China doesn't want to intervene ...

Revealed- Full extent of Lord Mountbatten's role in '68 plot against Harold Wilson

Revealed: Full extent of Lord Mountbatten's role in '68 plot against Harold Wilson The Telegraph Lord Mountbatten came dangerously close ...

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Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

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Wall Street joins in as stocks rally across world

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.Globally, stocks trended higher ...


System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...


Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...


In Kim's Threats and Appeasement, Experts See Move to Manipulate Trump

Connie Kim and Oh Taek-sung of the VOA Korean Service contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...


Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...


Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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