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United Nations peacekeepers to pull out of Haiti in October

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - UN peacekeepers in Haiti will end their mission later this year and leave the country.In their place, ...

Fur farming in Ireland to be phased out

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday made a decision to ban fur farming in the country.Ireland will join ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

Moscow backs Tehran on drone claims

JERUSALEM, Israel - Russia has taken issue with U.S. claims that the drone last week shot down by Iranian forces ...

Key nations say developments in Gulf risk miscalculation and conflict

NEW YORK, New York - France, Germany and the UK say they are gravely concerned by the increased tensions in ...

Mid-air collision of 2 Eurofighter planes north of Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Two Eurofighter jets attached to the German Airforce were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday over ...

Woman, two minor daughters enticed from Guatemala, treated as slaves

SACRAMENTO, California - A Californian couple have been accused of treating a Guatamalanl woman and her two minor daughters as ...

Social media ban in two states of Myannmar restricting communications

With "no media access" in parts of the country and "serious restrictions" on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on ...

Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...

On a trek to safety, Somalis risk all in Libya

Held captive by gun-toting smugglers at a warehouse in southern Libya, newlywed Somali refugee Maryam* was taken from her husband ...

Visiting national parks could change your thinking about patriotism

When I took a post-college job as a seasonal ranger at Grand Teton National Park 23 years ago, I noticed ...

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report

The study from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), also shows that the negative health consequences associated with ...

Troop Pullback Starts At Eastern Ukrainian Flashpoint Town

Ukraine's armed forces have begun to pull back from the town of Stanytsia Luhanska in the Luhansk region, one of ...

Poll Shows Every Tenth Russian Has Been Tortured; Kremlin Skeptical

One in every 10 Russians has experienced torture at the hands of law enforcement, according to a new poll released ...

JSE ekes out gains towards the close

Stocks on the JSE struggled for direction on Wednesday as they lacked a catalyst both locally and from international markets.Stocks ...

USA left alone to fight European domination of women's World Cup

Paris - Holders the United States are the last ones standing in the way of a European winner at the ...

Netball Proteas head off to the World Cup

Cape Town - The Proteas have their best chance in 25 years of winning a medal at the Netball World ...

Five things to know about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

More than eight months since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, his remains still haven't been found and individual ...

Prosecutors: No Evidence of Criminal Origin in Notre Dame Fire

There is no evidence of criminal origin in the fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral, according to the Paris prosecutor's ...

UN: Killing of Saudi Journalist Khashoggi Is International Crime

GENEVA - A U.N. investigator is calling on governments to prosecute and bring to justice Saudi officials responsible for what ...

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Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report

The study from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), also shows that the negative health consequences associated with ...

Photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump

A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River fueled angry ...

Beauty Pageant Winner Accuses Ex-Gambia President of Rape

DAKAR, SENEGAL - A beauty pageant winner is accusing Gambia's former dictator of raping her four years ago.The young woman ...

Ebola in Uganda, and the dynamics of a new and different outbreak

The 2018 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC), has been a very different kind of outbreak than the ...

US Military: 2 Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - The NATO-led security alliance in Afghanistan says two U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in the eastern ...

Emma Stone recovering from shoulder injury

Washington D.C. [USA], June 26 (ANI): Oscar-winning actor Emma Stone is now recuperating from a shoulder injury she suffered a ...

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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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