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Trump and Republicans smart as Foxes, and cunning as Mice

Trump and Republicans are smart as Foxes and cunning as Mice. All hail the Mouse King.As the pace of the ...

Trump stuns with diplomatic breakthrough, UAE and Israel form pact

ABU DHABI, UAE - A phone call by U.S. President Donald Trump clinched what is being described as an 'historic ...

3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...

Perth man allegedly stole from dead girlfriend's bank accounts

PERTH, Western Australia - A 28-year-old man was scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court on Friday over allegations he ...

NYC man who was on way to join Pakistani terrorist group sentenced

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A man who was arrested as he was about to board a plane at ...

WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...

Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

Lebanese Children Struggling to Recover from Beirut Blast Take Charge

GENEVA - Many of the young people affected by the explosion that has decimated Lebanon's capital Beirut are working to ...

Lukashenka Discusses Protests With Putin As Pressure On Him Mounts

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has discussed the mass street protests rocking his country with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Belarusian state ...

Lukashenka Says Wants To Talk To Putin Amid Minsk Protests

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says he wants to speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin, warning that street protests against his ...

Female Afghan Peace Negotiator Survives Assassination Bid

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan said Saturday a prominent female peace negotiator had survived an assassination attempt ahead of U.S.-brokered ...

Israel-UAE peace deal draws mixed reactions

The Tel Aviv Municipality Hall is illuminated with the colors of the national flag of the United Arab Emirates in ...

Solve for India, sell to the world: Digital India Foundation

New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Co-founder and head of Digital India Foundation Arvind Gupta said the country is poised ...

Baltic States Urge New Election In Belarus, Call For EU Sanctions

The prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania have called on Belarus to conduct a new, 'free and fair' vote ...

AAI celebrates 74th Independence Day with precautions amid COVID-19

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Saturday celebrated the 74th Independence Day with ...

U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid at UN

PanARMENIAN.Net - The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran as Russian ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 15)

BEIJING, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Former Blitzboks skipper Kyle Brown chats to Sport24

Kyle Brown: On the Sevens front, the best I played with were one of our playmakers. It would be a ...

South Korea Ready to Talk with Japan Over Historic Disputes

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday expressed his country's readiness to discuss with Japan historic disputes that continue to ...

How the QAnon Conspiracy Theory Went Global

WASHINGTON - Until recently, the fringe conspiracy theory known as QAnon was largely an American phenomenon - a fringe belief ...

Chinese envoy extends Independence Day greetings to India

Beijing [China], August 15 (ANI): Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong on Saturday extended greetings to India on 74th Independence ...

Minorities seek answers from Pakistan as many continue to disappear

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], August 15 (ANI): Just four days ago Sarang Joyo went missing from his home in Karachi. ...

MLB roundup: Yankees' Cole posts 20th straight win

Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings to win his 20th straight decision and the New York Yankees remained unbeaten in ...

PCA secretary asks Yuvraj Singh to come out of retirement

Mohali (Punjab) [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Puneet Bali, the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) secretary, has requested former India all-rounder Yuvraj ...

Bid of US Fails to Get Extension of UN Arms Embargo on Iran

NEW YORK - The United States failed Friday to get an extension of an expiring U.N. arms embargo against Iran, ...

China Expanding Digital Currency Pilot Program

China will dramatically expand its pilot program for digital currency to include all major large cities, the country's Commerce Ministry ...

What is V-J Day

Q: What is V-J Day?A: V-J Day, or Victory Over Japan Day, is the day Japan surrendered to the Allies ...

Meet the heroes defusing WWII bombs in Hong Kong

Bomb disposal officer of Hong Kong police's explosive ordnance disposal bureau Suryanto Chin-chiu talks in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. ...

Barcelona have a lot of problems: Frenkie de Jong

Lison [Portugal], Aug 15 (ANI): After witnessing 8-2 drubbing against Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, Barcelona's ...

Sixers get off to hot start in rout of Rockets

Tobias Harris paired 18 points with seven rebounds in 24 minutes while Joel Embiid added 14 points and six rebounds ...

'Vocal for local should become mantra for every Indian': PM Modi

New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the mindset of free India should ...

Profile: Zhang Dingyu, hero doctor fighting ALS and coronavirus

President of Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital Zhang Dingyu (Front, L) sees off members of a medical team from Shanghai at Wuhan ...

Opening up space sector will generate employment: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday exuded confidence that opening up of the space ...

FlyQuest hold off EG in LCS Summer playoff opener

A second top-four team nearly fell into the losers bracket in as many days, but FlyQuest hung on for a ...

Rohingya Candidate to Appeal Myanmar Parliament Candidacy Rejection

A Rohingya man who filed to run for a seat in Myanmar's parliament in November has been disqualified over questions ...

Hong Kong's Plight Casts Shadow Over Taiwan's Diplomatic Coups

China's crackdown on democratic freedoms in Hong Kong has generated strong reactions in Taiwan, where senior officials are mourning Hong ...

US Fails to Get Extension of UN Arms Embargo on Iran

NEW YORK - The United States failed Friday to get an extension of an expiring U.N. arms embargo against Iran, ...

Brazil coronavirus cases rise to 3.27 mn

Brasilia [Brazil], August 15 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 50,644 to 3,275,520 within ...

WTA roundup: Serena bounced from Top Seed Open

Serena Williams' run of third-set magic ran out Friday, as the top-seeded player at the Top Seed Open in Lexington, ...

Orioles breeze to win in completion of suspended game

The Baltimore Orioles completed their suspended game with the Washington Nationals without too much trouble, cruising to their sixth straight ...

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Mixed day on Wall Street, Dow the only gainer

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks meandered in and out of positive territory on Friday and ended up with ...

Companies from China seek to list in U.S. despite trade tensions

NEW YORK, New York, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- This year has seen many U.S. stock market listings by Chinese companies ...

Stocks in Asia move higher, but Hong Kong markets drift

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the rise on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was mixed. Only the ...

Home prices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen rise slightly

BEIJING, Cina Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's housing market remained stable overall in July, with home prices in 70 major ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

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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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