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China Detains Former Canadian Envoy

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China amid rising tensions between the two countries over Canada's arrest, at ...


US Adds Pakistan to Blacklist for Religious Freedom Violations

WASHINGTON - The United States said Tuesday it has added Pakistan to its blacklist of countries that violate religious freedom, ...


Human Rights Day Shines Unwelcome Spotlight On Tajikistan

As the world marked the 70th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, Tajikistan's government ...


Global Stocks Buoyed by US-China Trade Talks

LONDON - Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China ...


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Strasbourg shooting: Two killed, 11 seriously injured

PARIS, France - In a shocking shooting incident that led to the entire eastern French city of Strasbourg to be ...

Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...

Migration comes to fore at Marrakesh summit

MARRAKESH, Morocco – Countries from around the world tackled the migration issues on Monday adopting the Global Compact for Migration ...

May admits backstop still a major hurdle for Brexit

LONDON, UK -  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday deferred a crucial parliamentary vote on the controversial Brexit deal, that ...

George HW Bush, the last U.S. president to win a war

There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A World War II ...

Climate change action: Ireland worst country in the EU

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the second year in a row, Ireland has been deemed as the worst country in the ...

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When the phone buzzes at odd hours, you know its Trump - The Hindu

On the tweeting President who makes the very existence of journalists irrelevant ...

Opposition meet - The Hindu

The call by some in the Opposition parties for a meet to discuss forming a grand alliance to take on ...

Dirty air - The Hindu

The grim statistic of 1.24 million deaths in India in 2017 because of air pollution must make planners take note ...

Exit polls - The Hindu

Exercising ones franchise is strictly the individuals choice and the democratic norm is for him/her to keep it a private ...

Mike Brearley on cricket and the art of gentle authority - The Hindu

His new collection of essays is nuanced, empathetic, and understanding of both human strengths and weaknesses ...

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Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...


Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...


IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...


Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...


Millions of commuters impacted after German rail strike

BERLIN, Germany - Amid growing anger over an ongoing pay dispute, several German railway workers staged a four-hour long strike ...


RBI Governor quits citing personal reasons amid ongoing rift

NEW DELHI, India - At a time when the country's central bank is engaged in a prolonged rift with the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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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