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Messi 'bitter' as Colombia stun Argentina

Salvador - Lionel Messi said his team was feeling bitter after Argentina lost their opening Copa America match 2-0 to ...


Rohingya crisis can destabilise region if not solved: Bangla Prez

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jun 16 (ANI): Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid on Saturday said the Rohingya crisis can destabilise the entire region ...


Tajikistan, China Sign Agreements To Bolster Ties

Tajikistan and China have signed 18 agreements to bolster bilateral ties.The documents were signed on June 15 in Dushanbe after ...


Terrorism 'gravest threat to Asia: S Jaishankar at CICA Summit

Dushanbe [Tajikistan], June 15 (ANI): Terrorism is the 'gravest threat' that people in Asia face, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar ...


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Libyan National Army attacks military store in Tripoli, 9 dead

TRIPOLI, Libya - At least 9 civilians have died in an airstrike on a military storeroom in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.A ...

Sexual abuse and rape of older persons becoming more prevalent

As the world was marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights ...

Showdown looming in Persian Gulf

Two oil tankers were attacked on June 13 off the coast of Oman, forcing the crew members of one burning ship to ...

United States comes under fire over Iran accusation

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE - U.S. allegations that Iran was behind the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf ...

WHO considering declaring international emergency over Ebola

KAMPALA, Uganda/GENEVA, Switzerland - Fears are escalating over the potential spread of the deady Ebola virus, after a third case ...

Two oil tankers in Gulf abandoned by crews after explosions

MUSCAT, Oman - Two large oil tankers have reportedly been hit by explosions in the Sea of Oman.The attacks took ...

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China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal- Transformation.

China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: Transformation. The New York Times Ethnic Uighurs in vast numbers have ...

Isolated Tribe Kills American With Bow and Arrow on Remote Indian Island

Isolated Tribe Kills American With Bow and Arrow on Remote Indian Island The New York Times John Allen Chau had ...

Afghan Women Fear Peace With Taliban May Mean War on Them

Afghan Women Fear Peace With Taliban May Mean War on Them The New York Times The idea of an American ...

Australia's increasingly complex role in Asia

Australia's increasingly complex role in Asia The Australian Financial Review Australian diplomacy in Asia is getting harder. The one constant ...

New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Charged With 50 Counts of Murder

New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Charged With 50 Counts of Murder The New York Times CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand Brenton Harrison ...

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China's most profitable bank settles charges with SEC for $42 million

WASHINGTON DC - The World's largest bank by assets, ICBC, which is also China's most profitable bank, has been hit ...


Ireland bolstering trade opportunities with Tokyo, Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - An Irish delegation wrapped up a trade mission to Japan and South Korea, in Seoul on ...


U.S. president in bid to save Pennsylvania jobs

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was lobbying Lockheed Martin to keep its Sikorsky helicopter plant in ...


BD chalks up 50th year of manufacturing at Dun Laoghaire

DUBLIN, Ireland - Becton, Dickinson and Company, more commonly known as BD, a leading global medical technology company, marked its 50th anniversary ...


Dollar-buying dominates financial markets on geopolitical concerns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell and the dollar soared on Friday as tensions in the Gulf built up ...


Stryker to invest hundreds of millions of euro in research

CO.CORK, Ireland - Stryker is to invest over €200m in Research, Development and Innovation projects at three of its five Cork ...


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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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