Wed, 19 Dec 2018

Seventeen-year old conflict in Afghanistan could be ending

NEW YORK, New York - The 17-year old conflict in Afghanistan could at last be approaching an end, according to ...

Trump weighs in on Flynn sentencing

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump wished good luck to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday, ...

Over 60 Al Shabaab militants killed in U.S. airstrikes in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. Military broke its previous record of the number of airstrikes conducted in Somalia targeting the ...

Bomb explodes outside Greek media office, wrecking major damage

ATHENS, Greece - In an incident that has been denounced across Greece as an "attack on democracy," a powerful bomb ...

UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts twice, sends thick ash into the sky

JAKARTA, Indonesia - One of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island - Mount Soputan erupted twice in a ...

Massive explosion at Japanese bar leaves over 40 injured

SAPPORA, Japan - More than 42 people suffered injuries in a massive explosion at a bar in the northern Japanese ...

Seven killed, three injured in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING, China - The latest in a series of tragic accidents inside a coal mine in China on Saturday, reignited ...

Report: 20 civilians dead after airstrike targeting Taliban commander

KABUL, Afghanistan - At least 20 Afghan civilians, including a dozen children, are believed dead as the result of an assassination ...

U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke resigns from Trump inner circle

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that the current U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke will step ...

'Thousands' of EU diplomatic cables hacked: report

Hackers apparently connected to China accessed thousands of sensitive EU diplomatic cables, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, in ...

UN urges sides to reject violence ahead of DRC

The UN Security Council on Tuesday urged all parties to reject violence five days before the presidential election in the ...

At least 19 NGO workers killed in Uganda bus crash: police

At least 19 staff members of a non-governmental organisation died and six were injured Tuesday when the bus they were ...

Dieting may lead to binge-eating disorder, obesity

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 19 (ANI): Inculcating severe food restrictions can lead to binge-eating disorder and obesity, a new study ...

IMF Backs $3.9 Billion Loan For Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund has approved a new $3.9 billion loan agreement for Ukraine, a small victory for President Petro ...

DOH reminds public to keep food safe this holiday season

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 19 (PIA) - The Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD)-6 advised the public to prioritize safe ...

Cricket Ireland to offer professional contracts to women

Dubai [UAE], Dec 19 (ANI): In a first, Cricket Ireland on Tuesday announced that they will be offering professional contracts ...

IMF Backs US $3.9 Billion Loan For Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund has approved a new $3.9 billion loan agreement for Ukraine, a small victory for President Petro ...

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Solskjaer named Manchester United caretaker manager

Manchester - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was on Wednesday named as Manchester United's caretaker manager until the end of the current ...

Solskjaer set for United interim role after website gaffe

London - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks set to replace Jose Mourinho as Manchester United's interim manager after the club appeared ...

Russian Cargo Ship Refloated After Running Aground Off English Coast

A Russian cargo ship was refloated and towed back to sea, hours after it ran aground off southwestern England in ...

Top world news stories, December 19

1. White House steps back from shutdown threat The White House said on Tuesday it has found a way to ...

MQM-exposes-military-establishment

London (United Kingdom), Dec 17 (ANI) : Muttahidda Qaumi Movement's (MQM) Coordination Committee Convener Dr Nadeem Ehsan said that MQM ...

Britain beefs up security for a no-deal Brexit possibility

London [UK], Dec 19 (ANI): The United Kingdom has readied 3,500 troops, who are on standby, in case of 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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