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Boost for women in IOC's Tokyo boxing plan

Lausanne - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday unveiled its plan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics' boxing tournament which ...


Kiwis disappointed as World Rugby tournament plan fails

Wellington - New Zealand Rugby on Thursday lamented the failure of a plan to create an annual global tournament, which ...


Japan rejects South Korea deal over wartime forced labour

Japan on Thursday flatly rejected as "unacceptable" a South Korean proposal to set up a joint fund to compensate wartime ...


Ahead of meeting with Trump, Xi makes maiden visit to North Korea

Pyongyang [China], Jun 20 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday for a historic two-day visit ...


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Cory Bernardi to disband Australian Conservatives

Senator Cory Bernardi will wind up his Australian Conservatives party, after its abysmal showing at the election.Bernardi, who defected from ...

Jilted by Trump, Xi and Kim seek upper hand before G-20 summit

Both China's Xi Jinping and North Korea's Kim Jong Un have suffered from President Donald Trump's penchant for walking away ...

Kiwis disappointed as World Rugby tournament plan fails

Wellington - New Zealand Rugby on Thursday lamented the failure of a plan to create an annual global tournament, which ...

Japan rejects South Korea deal over wartime forced labour

Japan on Thursday flatly rejected as "unacceptable" a South Korean proposal to set up a joint fund to compensate wartime ...

First four suspects named for MH17 murder trial

Four suspects are to face murder charges for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in July 2014, after ...

6.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit Papua, in eastern Indonesia on Thursday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.The quake ...

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U.S., Iranian forces dispute location of drone when attacked

WASHINGTON DC - The United States military has confirmed a U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton drone has been shot down by ...

UN Special Rapporteur delivers report on Khasoggi killing

GENEVA, Switzerland - Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a premeditated extrajudicial execution, for which Saudi Arabia is ...

New acting U.S. Secretary of Defense to lean on NATO in first week

WASHINGTON DC - The new acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper will land in the hot seat next week and will ...

Traumatic times for Syrians as war continues unabated

NEW YORK, New York - Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped ...

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video sentenced for 21 months

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Philip Arps, a man from New Zealand, has been jailed for 21 months after sending the ...

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Investors bid up stocks in Asia

HONG KONG - Share in Asia continued higher on Thursday while the U.S. dollar sell-off extended.By the close on Thursday ...


U.S. dollar slides despite Fed leaving rates unchanged

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar fell sharply on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signalled it is moving ...


China remains largest bond issuer in East Asia

MANILA, Philippines - Local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia continued to expand over the first quarter of 2019 ...


Solid gains in Asia Wednesday following rally on Wall St

HONG KONG - Asian stock markets soared on Wednesday, taking their cue from American and European stocks that shot sharply ...


Global stocks rally on renewed U.S.-China trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. and Europe made sold gains on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald ...


KFC's meatless vegan burger: could it wean you off chicken?

GLOUCESTER, Ireland – Just like other fast food places, KFC is now introducing a vegan option for those who want ...


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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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