Wed, 20 Nov 2019

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...

Rohingya refugees get backing of international court

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have ...

Turkey says PKK/YPG 'terrorists' carried out al-Bab attack

AL-BAB, Syria - The Turkish Defence Ministry has confirmed that at least 18 civilians were killed and twenty-seven injured in ...

Congress probing Trump tax law being exploited by the wealthy

Billionaires Keep Benefiting From a Tax Break to Help the Poor. Now, Congress Wants to Investigate.ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

UN Top Court Sets Hearing Date For Gambia's Case Against Myanmar

The U.N.'s top court will open hearings in December on a case filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of state-sponsored genocide ...

Four Rakhine Men Jailed Over Arakan Army Wording on Calendars

A court in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region on Monday sentenced two Rakhine publishers and two other men to two years in ...

Google's Do-Good Arm Tries to Make Up For Everything Else

PARIS - Google's head of philanthropy says the company is having "a lot of conversations" internally amid worries about the ...

Venice floods: Historical myths may attract the aid city needs

The city of Venice was recently hit by the worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water in the lagoon ...

Two-Thirds Of Afghan Children Affected By Conflict, Says Charity

Almost two-thirds of Afghan children have been impacted by the ongoing conflict in the war-wracked country, the British-based Save the ...

French steeplechaser reportedly fails doping test

Paris - French 3,000m steeplechase specialist Ophelie Claude-Boxberger has tested positive for EPO, a source close to the case said ...

Lebanon Tensions High as Protesters Prevent Legislative Session

BEIRUT - Lebanese soldiers lined the razor wire barricades surrounding central downtown Beirut on Tuesday afternoon, quietly watching as protesters ...

Backlash Over Prince Andrew Interview Sparks 'Palace Intrigue'

LONDON - Businesses and charities are starting to sever their ties with Britain's beleaguered Prince Andrew, also known as the ...

UN says Trump war crimes pardons send 'disturbing signal'

The UN on Tuesday harshly criticised President Donald Trump's decision to pardon three US service members accused of war crimes ...

Venice floods: Historical myths may attract the aid it needs

The city of Venice was recently hit by the worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water in the lagoon ...

In science, it's better to be curious than correct

I'm a geneticist. I study the connection between information and biology - essentially what makes a fly a fly and ...

Japan's ANA launches direct flight between Chennai and Tokyo

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Japan's airline "All Nippon Airways" has launched a direct flight from Narita International ...

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Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of 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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