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Prince Harry and Meghan to cut formal ties with Palace

LONDON, UK - While Prince Harry will continue to be Prince Harry, and he and his wife will remain the ...

Australian fires devastate wildlife, many threateneded species

More than one billion mammals, birds, and reptiles across eastern Australia are estimated to have been affected by the current ...

Foreign minister in North Korea removed from office

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has reportedly been replaced. The NK News portal broke ...

Decriminalisation of blasphemy in Ireland comes in to effect

DUBLIN, Ireland - The commencement of the Blasphemy (Abolition of Offences and Related Matters) Act 2019 in Ireland has taken ...

Ken Starr who spent years targeting Clinton, joins Trump defense team

WASHINGTON, DC - High profile lawyers Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr have been brought in to work with the legal ...

Children bearing the brunt of Libya's long-standing civil war

BERLIN, Germany - Warring factions engaged in the Libyan conflict and UN-Secretary General Antonio Guterres will take part in a ...

Jailed U.S. citizen who demonstrated against Egyptian coup is dead

CAIRO, Egypt - The death this week of Mustafa Kassem, an Egyptian-American imprisoned in Egypt after an unfair trial, underscores ...

How dealer and player swindled Maryland casino

BALTIMORE, Maryland - After just a few hours of playing baccarat at a Maryland casino in September 2017, Chenguang Ni ...

Lower expenses and low debt highlights of New Zealand financial report

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The New Zealand government's books are in good shape with the accounts in surplus and expenses ...

U.S. government report concludes White House violated law

WASHINGTON, DC - On the eve of U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial a damning new government watchdog report has ...

Way paved for Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin

WASHINGTON, DC - The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began Thursday with preliminary proceedings, including House lawmakers who ...

Weinstein defense team renews push for new trial venue

NEW YORK, New York - American film producer Harvey Weinstein's defence team has asked for a change in the venue ...

Democracy failure prompts right-wing populism: Turkish author

By Nivedita GiriAnkara [Turkey], Jan 19 (ANI): Ece Temelkuran, a prominent Turkish journalist and author, says that right-wing populism is ...

US envoy Alice Wells to arrive in Pakistan on 4-day visit

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 19 (ANI): United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells ...

The ominous metaphors of China's Uighur concentration camps

The recent leak of Chinese Communist Party documents to the New York Times offers a chilling glimpse into the 21st ...

Hoping Mahmudullah leads us in T20 World Cup: Coach Russell Domingo

London [UK], Jan 19 (ANI): Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo has expressed a desire to see Mahmudullah leading the side in ...

Anthony Sinisuka lifts Indonesia Masters 2020 title

Jakarta [Indonesia], Jan 19 (ANI): Local boy Anthony Sinisuka Ginting won the men's singles title of the Indonesia Masters 2020 ...

Migration, borders a challenge to African free trade - futurist

The African Continental Free Trade Area will test the capacity for African leadership to build consensus in translating policy to ...

Smith ton guides Australia in ODI decider against India

Bangalore - Steve Smith struck his first one-day international century since his ball-tampering ban as Australia posted 286 for nine ...

Westwood captures Abu Dhabi title

Abu Dhabi - Three months short of turning 47, England's Lee Westwood put together a masterclass in leading from the ...

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Apple ensures iPhone owners can switch off location tracking

SAN JOSE, California - Apple has added a new toggle that addresses privacy concerns around the location tracking feature on ...

UAE to house massive solar park costing $13.6 billion

DUBAI, UAE - The 800MW third phase of Dubai's solar park will be operational in April, the Dubai Electricity and ...

Half-a-billion dollars awarded in U.S. Defense contracts

WASHINGTON, DC - The Pentagon on Thursday awarded more than half-a-billion dollars in defense contracts.With around 0.53 cents in every ...

Exuberance on U.S. stock markets, dollar also rallies

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Friday.The U.S. dollar too was in huge ...

New York to spend $6.8 billion over 5 years to combat climate change

ALBANY, New York - New York state is to spend an additional $2 billion on energy efficiency and building electrification ...

China economy slows to 3-decade low, stocks finish flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets in Asia finished in the black on Friday, despite the release of economic data in ...

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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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