Wed, 13 Nov 2019

President Trump preparing to release transcript of second call

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland - U.S. President Donald Trump, contrary to reports, insists he wants his impeachment hearings public.Asked ...

Mixed feelings for East Germans as 30th anniversary passes

Thirty years ago, on November 9, with a sense of momentous events palpable in Berlin's famous air, East Germans began ...

United Arab Emirates wants Iran dealt with diplomatically

ABU DHABI, UAE - One of the major countries in the GCC and the Arab League has called for a ...

60,000 teenagers stranded in Italy without family or support

United Nations agencies on Friday highlighted the dire needs of thousands of unaccompanied and separated children who have arrived in ...

Morsi death deemed state-sponsored killing by UN human rights experts

The first democratically-elected president of Egypt who after being elected in 2012 was deposed in a military coup the following ...

Koala population at risk as fires devastate Australian states

PORT MACQUARIE, NSW, Australia - The catastrophic bushfires raging across parts of the Australian states of New South Wales and ...

FBI lauds its new National Threat Operations Center

The FBI's National Threat Operations Center (NTOC) threat intake examiners process about 3,100 different situations every day as phone calls ...

Heartfelt thanks to my fellow patient and surgeon

The Human Heart, What's it all about: Life & Death, Love & Hate, Laughter & Sadness? Music & Heartache? Politics, ...

Turkey Faces Growing Regional Tensions Over Syria

ISTANBUL - Turkey's October military intervention into Syria is increasingly straining relations with its regional allies and neighbors, but the ...

FBI Hate Crimes Dipped in 2018 After Three-Year Spike

For the first time in four years, hate crimes fell slightly in the United States in 2018, according to the ...

Turkmenistan: Mamma mia, let me go

The president's visit to Italy last week got off to an awkward start.Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's two-day trip came on the heels ...

IMF predicts sluggish growth for 2020 in Eurasia

Economic growth in Central Asia and the South Caucasus will remain lackluster in 2020, slowing slightly in most countries, the ...

Hong Kong Police Tear Gas University Chief in Campus Siege

Hong Kong police on Tuesday besieged a major university, tear gassing its president and pursuing fleeing students onto a sports ...

Tanzanian girls need support, not threats, to avoid pregnancy

Teenage girls in Tanzania are routinely excluded from school if they become pregnant and are prevented from returning to complete ...

Farming in South Africa is under threat from climate change. Here's how

There's an assumption in the agricultural industry that the yields and prices of crops will vary according to local conditions ...

Ukrainians are divided over Trump's 'quid pro quo'

What do the Ukrainian people think of the impeachment controversy?The congressional investigation centers on Trump's attempts to pressure Ukrainian president ...

Six Crimeans Get Lengthy Prison Terms On Extremism Charges

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia -- A Russian court has handed lengthy prison terms to six men from Ukraine's Crimea region, five of ...

Ethnic Kazakh From Xinjiang Pleads With Court To Stay In Kazakhstan

ZHARKENT, Kazakhstan -- An ethnic Kazakh woman from China's northwestern region of Xinjiang who is on trial for illegally crossing ...

Local stocks edge higher

The local bourse edged higher on Tuesday on the back of broad-based gains across all the major indices.Although modest, most ...

Strike could destroy SAA and all its jobs - exec

Any industrial action will endanger the existence of South African Airways (SAA), and could destroy every job at the state-owned ...

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Australian stocks weaken, Japanese and Chinese shares steady

SYDNEY, Australia - There was a lot of indecision on Asian markets Tuesday, leading to a mixed close.The Australian All ...

Irish beef to be on menu for China-Ireland trade talks this week

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland is sending a trade delegation to China this week in a bid to cement trade ties ...

Wall Street slides as investors try and come to grips over trade talks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were weaker on Monday as the trade ructions with China continued, Moody's changed ...

UK in $3.5 billion order for hundreds of Boxer armoured vehicles

LONDON, UK - The British Army is spending $3.5 billion to acquire more than 500 new armoured vehicles to transport ...

Be wary about switching bank account details, Garda warns

An Garda Siochna has issued a warning about Invoice Redirect Fraud and CEO Fraud.Garda says everyone should treat any request ...

Hang Seng in Hong Kong dives after shooting of demonstrator

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia spent the day sliding on Monday as confused investors tried to make sense of ...

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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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