Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Egypt Tightens Restrictions on Media, Social Networks

CAIRO - Egypt's top media regulator on Tuesday put into effect tighter restrictions that allow the state to block websites ...

Italy Tries to Have it Both Ways

When Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives Thursday in Rome he will not be short of compatriots to exchange pleasantries with ...

Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in ...

Italy Set to Join China's Belt & Road Initiative

BEIJING - Italy is expected to join Chinas Belt and Road Initiative, or BRI, when Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives ...

North Korea, US Spar Over Sanctions

North Korea believes there are no legitimate reasons to maintain sanctions against the country since it has not conducted nuclear ...

Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing

At least 89 people are known to have died after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia's Papua region, with ...

Austria Urges Europe Not to Dance to Trump's Tune

Austrian head of state Alexander Van der Bellen, whom some view as the conscience of Austria, has voiced his objection ...

Death Toll in Indonesia Flooding, Landslides Rises to 89

Emergency officials in Indonesia say 89 people have now been confirmed dead after three days of flash floods and mudslides ...

New Zealand PM Vows to Never Speak the Name of Accused Mosque Gunman

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is urging lawmakers to join her in never uttering the name of the man ...

Decline of Hakka in Southern China Shows Bigger Problems Ahead

HONG KONG - At Damon Huangs family home in Shakou, a small town in southern China, its not uncommon to ...

Taiwan, US Plan New Talks This Year in Rebuke to Beijing

Taiwan and the U.S. will hold talks later this year as part of upgraded efforts to counter Beijing's growing pressure ...

Pakistan, China meddling with demography of Gilgit Baltistan: Sering

New Delhi [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Gilgit-Baltistan must re-integrate with India as all documents from history prove that it was ...

Venezuelan Opposition Leader: Russia, China Do Not Back Maduro

Venezuelas opposition leader said at a rally Thursday in capital Caracas that Russia and China do not back President Nicolas ...

US Navy Ships Pass Through Strategic Taiwan Strait, Riling China

The United States sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday as the U.S. military increased the frequency ...

US Rights Report Highlights Venezuela, Iran, China

STATE DEPARTMENT - The U.S. State Department is painting a grim picture of violations and abuses in countries that already ...

New Zealand Citizens Open to Gun Reform After Massacre

CHRISTCHURCH - The New Zealand leaders promise of tightened gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings has ...

China Says 13,000 Xinjiang 'Terrorists' Arrested Since 2014

BEIJING - China has arrested nearly 13,000 people it describes as terrorists and has broken up hundreds of terrorist gangs ...

Tighten N. Korea Sanctions by Targeting Banks, Experts Say

The United States needs to target banks that facilitate illicit transactions for Pyongyang to increase sanction pressure on North Korea ...

Kyodo: Japan Olympic Committee Chief Takeda to Resign

TOKYO - Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is expected to announce plans to step down on Tuesday, ...

SA NGO workers get boost with new professional qualification

There is hope that a new professional NGO qualification will give community workers the skill set to make an impact ...

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Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Trust in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

700 U.S. companies now have offices in Ireland

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (KPIX 5) – The luck of the Irish is only one of the factors attracting many Silicon ...

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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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