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U.S. Vows To Guarantee Passage Through Strait of Hormuz

The United States and its ally Saudi Arabia have said they don't want to go to war with Iran, but ...


Prince William brings out three generations in Father's Day post

New Delhi (India), June 16 (ANI): People around the globe are in the euphoria of Father's Day celebration and also ...


Meghan Markle's wedding dress on display in Scottish castle

Washington D.C. [USA], June 16 (ANI): Meghan Markel's stunning Givenchy wedding dress is on display in Edinburgh's Scottish castle. The ...


Davis heading to Lakers in blockbuster trade

Los Angeles - Anthony Davis will form a high-powered NBA strikeforce alongside LeBron James next season after the New Orleans ...


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Caledonian Sleeper service disruption continues

Some Caledonian Sleeper trains will be cancelled until Wednesday following wheel damage. ...

Sex education- Llanelli MP says no child should be excluded

There is a "strong case" for scrapping parents' right to remove children from the lessons, an MP says. ...

Police officers rescue woman from car in Lower Lough Erne

Three officers are treated in hospital after rescuing a woman from a "sinking car" in County Fermanagh. ...

Plastic pollution- Bangor divers cleaning up the seabed

A group of divers are taking beach clean ups to the next level by diving for litter under water. ...

Nigerian weddings- Glitz, glamour but mind the cost

Why are some couples are having multiple weddings? Leah and Echina explain why they did. ...

Jailed Nazanin's husband in Iranian embassy tent protest

Richard Ratcliffe has spent his first night on a hunger strike outside the Iranian embassy in London, to try and ...

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Bombings in Kenya, Somalia and Cameroon leave 20 dead

NAIROBI, Kenya - In a shocking weekend in East and Central Africa three separate attacks have claimed the lives of ...

Yemeni citizen who lived in NYC sentenced after trying to join ISIS

NEW YORK, New York - In federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday, Mohamed Rafik Naji was sentenced to ...

Emotional funerals for casualties of First World War

PAS DE CALAIS, France - Relatives of two British soldiers killed during World War I have attended a moving service ...

Libyan National Army attacks military store in Tripoli, 9 dead

TRIPOLI, Libya - At least 9 civilians have died in an airstrike on a military storeroom in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.A ...

Sexual abuse and rape of older persons becoming more prevalent

As the world was marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with ...

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Shares in Japan and Hong make gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with gains being recorded in Japan and Hong Kong, while ...


Abu Dhabi and UAE wealth funds reshuffle du holdings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates government's sovereign wealth fund has taken a controlling interest in Dubai telco, du.The ...


China's most profitable bank settles charges with SEC for $42 million

WASHINGTON DC - The World's largest bank by assets, ICBC, which is also China's most profitable bank, has been hit ...


Ireland bolstering trade opportunities with Tokyo, Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - An Irish delegation wrapped up a trade mission to Japan and South Korea, in Seoul on ...


U.S. president in bid to save Pennsylvania jobs

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was lobbying Lockheed Martin to keep its Sikorsky helicopter plant in ...


BD chalks up 50th year of manufacturing at Dun Laoghaire

DUBLIN, Ireland - Becton, Dickinson and Company, more commonly known as BD, a leading global medical technology company, marked its 50th anniversary ...


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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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