Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Gang that stole scores of motor bikes in NYC rounded up

NEW YORK, New York - A motorcycle stealing racket in New York City has been taken down.The 11 members of ...

Afghan President Condemns 'Barbaric' Attack On Wedding Party

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned as 'barbaric' an attack on a wedding party in Kabul that killed at least ...

Seized Iranian Tanker Expected to Leave Gibraltar

MADRID - Last update: 1:45 p. m.Iran said its seized oil tanker was expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday after ...

Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Request Over Closely Watched Iranian Tanker

Shipping and other international authorities continue to monitor an Iranian supertanker cleared for release after a month in custody in ...

Angry Crowd Torches Pakistani Police Station Over Boy's Killing

Pakistanis outraged by the killing of a 4-year-old boy set a local police station in the northwest of the country ...

Russia Says Will Not Deploy New Missiles If U.S. Does The Same

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on August 18 that Moscow would not deploy new missiles so long as U.S. ...

Stoppage At Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Russian officials on August 18 shut off a block of the Byeloyarsk nuclear power station after picking up a 'false' ...

US Intelligence in Transition, Remains Focused for Now on Facts

WASHINGTON - The new, top-ranking U.S. intelligence official is promising the country's intelligence agencies will be undeterred in their work, ...

Afghan President Condemns Attack On Wedding Party That Kills Scores

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned as 'barbaric' an attack on a wedding party in Kabul that killed at least ...

India Again Tightens Kashmir Curbs After Overnight Clashes

Authorities in Indian-held Kashmir reimposed limits on people's movement on August 18 following a flare-up in violence as officials claimed ...

Warren, Sanders Get Personal with Young, Black Christians

COLLEGE PARK, GA. - Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before ...

No Major Incidents At Portland Right-Wing Rally

Police in Portland, Oregon, arrested at least 13 people Saturday, established concrete barriers, closed streets and bridges, and seized a ...

Ukraine Catches Suspected Israeli Online Drug Dealer

Ukraine's SBU security service said it detained an Israeli-American suspected of heading a major online drug-dealing ring a day after ...

Lower-Priced Colleges Offer Options to Student Debt

This story was first reported in VOA Learning English.As tuition and fees have increased sharply in the U.S. over the ...

Global health still mimics colonial ways: here's how to break the pattern

Imagine this scenario. A couple of newly minted Master of Public Health graduates from an African university, say in Rwanda, ...

One Dead, At least 32 Injured In Bus Crash In Russia's Perm City

One passenger died and at least 32 people were injured when a bus crashed into a concrete wall on August ...

Suicide Bombing of Wedding Party in Kabul Killed 63

ISLAMABAD - Authorities in Afghanistan say the death toll has risen to more than 63 and injured to 183 in ...

Scores Killed In Bombing Of Wedding Party In Afghan Capital

Afghan officials say a suicide-bomb blast killed 63 people and wounded 182 more at a wedding hall in Kabul during ...

'1 Out Of 5 Million' Anti-Government Protests Resume In Serbia

BELGRADE -- Serbia's mainstay anti-government rally resumed on August 17 as hundreds of protesters gathered at Belgrade's Terazijske fountain to ...

Portland Police Arrest 13, Seize Myriad Weapons at Oregon Protests

Updated at 8:35 p.m. Aug. 17.Police in Portland, Oregon, arrested at least 13 people Saturday, established concrete barriers, closed streets ...

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Expo 2020 Dubai to feature 220,000 square metres nursery

DUBAI, UAE - In October next year, Dubai will take to the world stage for a long antipated international event ...

UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...

U.S. stocks rally Friday, all indices jumo

NEW YORK, New York - U.,S. stocks ended a roller-coaster week on a positive note on Friday.A rally in tech ...

Southeast Asian carrier takes delivery of first Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes has been delivered to Vietnam Airlines.The Southeast Asian ...

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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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