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Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...

At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...

Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...

Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...

The Hodeidah smokescreen: A real peace deal requires Yemeni buy-in

Nearly six months after a much-publicised deal was made in Sweden to bring an end to four years of war ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

Solly Moeng: SA's brand ambassadorship must begin at home

Someone recently asked me what role I thought South Africans in the diaspora should be playing to support the country's ...

Amadiba activist facing R7.5m defamation lawsuit

Controversial Australian venture capitalist Mark Caruso and one of his mining companies want to add four more claims totalling R2 ...

Sex trafficking's tragic paradox: when victims become perpetrators

Born in rural Thailand, Watcharaporn Nantahkhum gave birth to her first child at the age of 17. Her father killed ...

UN Envoy: Islamic State Revival in Iraq Must Be Prevented

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for 'wide-based international support' to prevent Islamic State extremists from ...

'Saudi Arabia to execute 3 scholars'

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], May 22 (ANI): Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars next month, say ...

Putin calls Merkel, Macron to discuss Syria

Moscow [Russia], May 22 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed the situation in war-torn Syria with German Chancellor ...

First Female President of Bangladesh Garment Group Eyes Advances

BANGLADESH - The first woman to head the powerful Bangladeshi garment manufacturers association says the industry continues to suffer from ...

Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago Wants to Fire Lawyers

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - A Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort told ...

The new NAFTA's assault on public health

The negotiations were strained and at times it looked like it would be stillborn, but the USMCA (the new North ...

Indian elections: Will India's 'divider in chief' win again?

Spread over a month and a half and split into seven phases, the long and arduous election process in India ...

U.S. Goal Is Deterrence, Not War With Iran: Shanahan

By RFE/RLTop U.S. administration officials told Congress on May 21 that Washington's response to alleged Iranian threats deterred attacks on ...

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U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Function at Cork County Hall inaugurates Cyber Ireland

CORK, Ireland - Monday marked the official launch of the Irish Cyber Security Cluster, Cyber Ireland.The launch took place at ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

Greenback bought up in Asia, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar tanked on Tuesday in Asia due to what appears to be a looming trade ...

Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

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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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