Tue, 16 Jul 2019

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, write UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...

All settlements to stay regardless of peace plan, Netanyahu says

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - In his strongest pledge yet, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed that no settler ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

Your body as a weapon: the rise of the 'revenge body' online

Months after a public breakup with her husband, the politician Barnaby Joyce, Natalie Joyce made news when she displayed her ...

Crosswind blows Alaphilippe and Ineos clear on Tour

Albi - Dutch rookie Wout van Aert won Stage 10 of the Tour de France on Monday as Julian Alaphilippe ...

Tough new standards have Aussies fine-tuned for worlds

Sydney - Coach Jacco Verhaeren has set brutally difficult qualifying standards to make Australia's team for this month's world swimming ...

McIlroy looks to end drought on Open's return to Northern Ireland

Portrush - The British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week at Royal ...

World Rugby confirms amendment to scrum law

Cape Town - Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor ...

EU Slaps Sanctions on Turkey Over Gas Drilling Off Cyprus

BRUSSELS - European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of ...

Pompeo Hopes US, North Korea Can Be 'More Creative' in Nuclear Talks

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States ...

Pakistan Reopens Airspace To All Civilian Flights

Pakistan's aviation authority has announced the country's airspace has been completely reopened to civil aviation.'With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is ...

NZ cricket team's homecoming celebration on hold

Christchurch [New Zealand], July 16 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief executive David White on Tuesday said due to logistical ...

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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

More jobs for Milwaukee, thanks to Donald J. Trump

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to ...

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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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