Fri, 18 Oct 2019

Government-owned Turkish bank hit by U.S. justice department charges

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Justice has charged a state-owned Turkish bank with fraud, money laundering, and sanctions offenses related ...

Mass murderer helping to identify his 93 victims

Having established that a convicted murderer in a U.S. prison is the country's most prolific serial killer, U.S. law enforcement ...

'Our rights come from God almighty,' Trump tells faithful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up his defensive rhetoric as his presidency become more and more ...

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine says Trump orchestrated her removal

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump that ...

Crimean City Mourns Anniversary Of Deadly School Rampage

KERCH, Ukraine -- University students, teachers, parents of the deceased, and other residents of the city of Kerch in Russia-annexed ...

UN Decries Recent 'Unprecedented' Afghan Civilian Casualties

The United Nations said that an 'unprecedented' number of civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan from July to September, ...

Spanish league try again to stage match in Miami

Madrid - La Liga announced Thursday a second attempt at staging a match in the United States with a request ...

Pence, Pompeo in Turkey to Push for Cease-fire

ANKARA, TURKEY - A senior U.S. delegation faces the herculean task of pressuring Turkey to accept a cease-fire in Northern ...

Council Of Europe Urges Bosnia To Relocate Unsafe Migrants Camp

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has urged Bosnia to relocate an overcrowded migrant camp which lacked running ...

'See you at the Polls': Trump and Pelosi Have it out

WASHINGTON - He said she's a "third-grade" politician. She said he's having a meltdown.And with that President Donald Trump and ...

Our world is getting smaller

Has this happened to you? You strike up a conversation with a complete stranger, only to discover that you share ...

Pell Grants are getting their due in the 2020 campaign

Just as it did in the 2016 election, college affordability has become a critical issue in the 2020 election.One key ...

In fire-prone California, many residents can't afford wildfire insurance

California's relatively quiet 2019 fire season ended in October. Just days after Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to half ...

Lower refugee limits are weakening resettlement in the US

President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. will cut the number of refugees it will accept to 18,000 in fiscal ...

U.S. Envoys Arrive In Turkey As Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are in Turkey seeking to secure a cease-fire in ...

Iranians, Pakistani, Russian Make BBC 'Female Future' List

Two Iranians, one Pakistani, and a Russian have made the BBC's list of 100 most 'inspiring and influential women from ...

EU Leaders To Discuss Syria, Brexit, Enlargement At Summit

Britain's effort to leave or stay in the 28-member European Union, Turkey's incursion into northern Syria, and the bloc's enlargement ...

Russia Protests After U.S. Diplomats Found Near Restricted Area

Russia's Foreign Ministry says it will issue a formal note of protest to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow after Russian ...

'Big Easy' turns the big 5-0, confirms his place at Sun City

Cape Town - South African sporting legend Ernie Els will bring added star power to an impressive field at the ...

Trump Twitter attack backfires as Pelosi owns it

US President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following an acrimonious White House meeting appears to have ...

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Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

British pound falls on Brexit deal skepticism, Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan were trending higher again Wednesday, following on from a more than 400-points rise on ...

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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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