Tue, 23 Apr 2019

UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 290, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...

Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...

Doctor on frontline of Ebola crisis shot dead in Good Friday attack

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak for WHO, the World Health Organization, was ...

Two teenage youths arrested over shooting death of Lyra McKee

LONDONDERRY/DERRY, Northern Ireland - Two teenage youths, one 18, and the other 19, have been arrested over the murder of ...

All 3 refugee detention centres resport suspected typhoid fever cases

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - An outbreak of typhoid fever has struck refugees detained by Australia on Papua New ...

Mueller report may not be the end of the matter, but rather the start

WASHINGTON DC - The  release on April 18 of a redacted version of the Mueller report  came after two years ...

Earth Day Founder Optimistic About Planet's Future

Denis Hayes, the man credited with founding Earth Day, predicted 2020 will be a turning point in the global climate ...

N. Korea Confirms Kim Jong Un to Visit Russia for Summit with Putin

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, North ...

In Zimbabwe: They Fix the Road for Tips, But Are They Really Helping

Jobs In Zimbabwe: They Fix the Road for Tips, But Are They Really Helping? view team Amateur repair crews who ...

Smash Or Flop, Ukraine's Zelenskiy Steps Into Role Of A Lifetime

KYIV -- Check your jokes in at the door. Volodymyr Zelenskiy is about to step into the biggest role of ...

Seeds of Discontent: Argentina's Farmers Turn Cool on Their Man Macri

BUENOS AIRES - Argentine President Mauricio Macri rode to power in 2015 promising to bolster the farming sector and cut ...

Philippines: Duterte Might Discuss South China Sea during China Visit

President Rodrigo Duterte, who is expected to attend a two-day forum in China this week, could raise the issue of ...

Emerging markets at mercy of US growth as investors weigh bets

Emerging-market investors will be looking for more evidence that the US economic turnaround is gaining traction if the lackluster end ...

Norwich on brink of Premier League return as Leeds lose

London - Norwich City are on the brink of a guaranteed return to the English Premier League despite dropping points ...

Liverpool's Milner will be cheering on old foes United

London - James Milner has said he will become a Manchester United fan for the first time in the hope ...

In Venezuela, Women Sell Hair as Another Way to Get By

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Valery Diaz covered her eyes and held her breath before looking in a hair salon mirror to ...

Much Yet to Do: EU Urges New Ukraine Leader to Push Reforms

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - The European Union delivered formal congratulations to Ukraine's novice president-elect on Monday but made clear it expects ...

China's Borrowing Buys Time For Economic Growth

China narrowly avoided a drop in its economic results for the first quarter with a record surge in bank loans ...

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Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...

Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...

African information technology industry gets boost with outsourcing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Amidst bustling Addis Ababa, a revolution in homegrown Ethiopian software is brewing.  Gebeya  believes it can supply talent ...

Prosper Funding of San Francisco and Phoenix hit with $3 million fine

WASHINGTON DC - A San Francisco-based company agreed to pay a fine of $3 million for miscalculating and materially overstating ...

Uber woos Japanese and Saudi backers

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Japanese companies Toyota Motor Corp., and DENSO Corporation, together with the Saudi Arabian-backed SoftBank Vision Fund ...

Boeing's flight control system to be reviewed by international panel

WASHINGTON DC - A number of aviation regulators from around the world have agreed to take part in an international ...

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