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Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Tensions flare as Bangladesh tries to send Rohingya home

Protests erupted in parts of Bangladesh's Rohingya camps on Wednesday as authorities attempted to restart controversial plans to begin sending ...

For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

WTC is going to take standard of cricket higher, says Virat Kohli

St John's [Antigua and Barbuda], Aug 22 (ANI): As India and West Indies get ready to face each other in ...

Abdalla Hamdok takes charge as Sudan's new Prime Minister

Khartoum [Sudan], Aug 22 (ANI): As the country embarked on a three-year transition to civilian rule earlier this month, Abdalla ...

Indigenous hunters are protecting animals, land and waterways

Canada aims to conserve 17 per cent of its land and fresh water by the end of 2020. This noble ...

Why Canada should lead global climate action

Canada prides itself as a champion of multilateralism, peace, security and sustainable development. However, its commitment to global climate action, ...

UNSC to meet today for discussions over US cruise missile test

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 22 (ANI): The UN Security Council is all set to meet on Thursday afternoon for open ...

Trump Says He Wants Russia Back at G-7 Summits

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants Russia back at the Group of Seven summits of the ...

Rights Groups Urge Bangladesh, Myanmar to Suspend Rohingya Returns

International rights groups on Wednesday called on Myanmar and Bangladesh to suspend their second attempt to repatriate some of the ...

Priyanka Chopra joins Netflix's 'We Can Be Heroes'

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 22 (ANI): Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been roped in to star in Netflix's action fantasy ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair ...

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Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

Macron: Russia Can't Return To G8 Format Before Ukraine Crisis Solved

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that readmitting Russia into the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations without resolving ...

Thomas eyes FedEx Cup jackpot at Tour Championship

Los Angeles - Justin Thomas will start with a two-shot cushion as he aims to crown his season with victory ...

How humble Hong Kong Sevens shaped world rugby

Hong Kong - As Japan gears up to host Asia's first Rugby World Cup, they might give a nod of ...

Pakistan asks UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador

Pakistan has lodged an official complaint with the United Nations, demanding the removal of Indian actress Priyanka Chopra as a ...

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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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