Mon, 18 Feb 2019

Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...

Pipe bomb explodes at home in Craigavon, second device found

CO. ARMAGH, Northern Ireland - An explosion at a house in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, in Northern Ireland on Saturday night ...

Theresa May lines up another meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

LONDON UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker this week, ...

Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...

5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

U.S. Air Force officer helped Iran wage cyber attack on U.S.

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist who defected to Iran six years ago has been charged ...

UN condemns bombing that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in Iran

NEW YORK, New York - The bombing of a bus in southeast Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province this week that killed 27 ...

Global head of corporate law at Apple facing fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed insider trading charges against a former senior attorney at ...

Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in on Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...

Crackdown on mail distribution centre in Darwin results in seizures

DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia - A crackdown on the sending of illicit substances and other illegal items through the post ...

Youthful U.S. drug dealer caught boarding plane for Hawaii from Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - A 21-year old American drug lord has been arrested at Sydney International Airport as he was about ...

Proteas can't blame Durban for shocking Test loss

Durban - South Africa's recent record at Kingsmead is awful. The Proteas have won just one of their last nine ...

England ODI series a good gauge ahead of World Cup: Shai Hope

Dubai [UAE], Feb 18 (ANI): West Indies right-hand batsman Shai Hope believes that their upcoming five-match ODI series against England ...

Gayle to bid adieu to ODIs after WC 2019

Kingston [Jamaica], Feb 18 (ANI): Swashbuckling left-handed batsman Chris Gayle has announced that he will retire from one-day international cricket ...

US-Taliban talks in Pakistan postponed

Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb 18 (ANI): Negotiations between US officials and Taliban members which were supposed to be held in Islamabad ...

JNPT announces key strategic initiatives

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has announced key strategic initiatives as part of its ...

EU must make more efforts to save nuclear deal, says Iran

Munich [Germany], Feb 18 (ANI): Iran on Sunday called on the European Union (EU) to do more to keep the ...

Taliban Calls Off Planned Pakistan Meeting That Angered Afghans

The Taliban have called off a planned round of peace talks in Pakistan, saying that most of the members of ...

Saudi Arabia ink agreements worth $20 bn with Pak

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 18 (ANI): Saudi Arabia on Sunday signed eight agreements amounting up to USD 20 billion agreement to ...

Saudi Arabia Signs Multi-Billion Dollar Deals In Pakistan

Saudi Arabia signed agreements worth $20 billion during the visit of its de facto ruler, Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, ...

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Theresa May lines up another meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

LONDON UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker this week, ...

flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

Where Ireland stands in relation to Brexit, McEntee

DUBLIN, Ireland - This week Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee briefed journalists on Ireland's position in ...

Gayle to bid adieu to ODIs after WC 2019

Kingston [Jamaica], Feb 18 (ANI): Swashbuckling left-handed batsman Chris Gayle has announced that he will retire from one-day international cricket ...

Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group says she has given birth ...

BOOK EXTRACT: The Rise and Demise of the Afrikaners

History is in many ways an account and interpretation of power - how it is won and lost. Yet a ...

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