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Suicide bomber strikes Afghan Islamic clerics in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan - In a brazen terror attack targeting Islamic religious scholars in Afghanistan, a suicide bomber blew himself up ...

Guinness Enterprise Centre invests in new network initiative

DUBLIN, Ireland - After being ranked as the world's top business incubator at the UBI Awards this year, Dublin's Guinness ...

HRW issues 'Bed and Breakfast on Stolen Land' report

JERUSALEM - The decision by Airbnb to stop listing properties in unlawful Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank is ...

Federal court temporarily blocks Trump's new asylum ban

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In yet another setback for the Trump administration, its latest asylum ban was temporarily blocked by a ...

Recent Fijian election only a step towards democracy

Former coup leader Josaia Voreqe “Frank” Bainimarama has won re-election in Fiji. But he did so in a country where ...

Australian federal and state police foil terrorist attack

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia – Federal and state agencies have foiled a major terrorist attack planned for Melbourne, Australia’s second largest ...

Three-day Taliban-U.S. meeting ends with no agreement

KABUL, Afghanistan - The U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad met the leaders of the hardline group, Taliban at ...

California search and rescue efforts on even as toll rises

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The death toll from the blazing wildfires continued to rise in California, even as authorities ramped up ...

Al-Houthi rebels agree to UN request to stop firing missiles

NEW  YORK, New York - A breakthrough agreement has been reached between the warring parties of the Yemen war on ...

Justice at last for victims of Kampuchea

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – It was a historic day for the International Court on Friday and for the people of ...

Russia probe: Trump 'easily' answers Mueller's questions

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. Justice Department's intense investigation into alleged collusion between the U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and ...

World's two largest economies trade barbs over protectionism

PORT MORESBY - Engaged in an intense trade war for nearly a year now, the world's two largest economies locked ...

4 car crashes, four different vehicles in 30 minutes

PARRAMATTA, NSW, Australia – In what may be a record, a man has been involved in four collisions with other ...

Anti-ISIS U.S. strikes allegedly killed civilians in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria - The U.S.-led coalition, which announced that it carried out airstrikes against the last Islamic State pocket in ...

Five London bridges blocked by environment protesters

LONDON, U.K. - London witnessed one of its most coordinated environmental protest in decades after thousands of people blocked five ...

Myanmar Press Council Turns Attention to Exposing Fake News

The Myanmar Press Council announced Tuesday that it will focus on exposing people in Myanmar who produce fake news to ...

US Sanctions Illicit Scheme to Ship Oil to Syria

The United States has imposed sanctions on six people and three entities for their involvement in oil shipments to Syria, ...

Tutu awards prize to US school shooting survivors

A group of young Americans, who campaigned against gun violence after surviving a deadly shooting at their Florida school, have ...

US designates Hajji 'Abd al-Nasir as global terrorist

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Nov 21 (ANI): The United States Department of State on Tuesday designated Hajji 'Abd al-Nasir as a ...

Trump Defends Saudi Arabia Ties Despite Khashoggi Killing

U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to remain a 'steadfast partner' of Saudi Arabia despite international condemnation of the killing ...

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Dow plunges over 550 points, turning negative for the year

NEW YORK, U.S. - Extending a pre-Thanksgiving rout, U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, sparked by disappointing earnings from several ...

Several users globally complain of Facebook, Instagram crash

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Facebook and Instagram users in several parts of the world complained about not being able to access ...

After Bitcoin bloodbath, digital currencies to fall further

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a matter of a week, Bitcoin has lost nearly a third of its value, dropping ...

Asian markets reel after downfall of Nissan chairman

SYDNEY, Australia – Stock indices in Japan fell on Tuesday, dragging the Asian region down with them. Japan is caught ...

Nasdaq leads U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks had a wild ride on Monday, falling sharply, recouping some lost ground, and ...

Airport in China's Urumqi to expand in project worth $6 bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese authorities have approved the expansion of one of the country's airports, which is set to serve ...

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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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