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Trump sparks derisive laughter from world leaders at the UN

NEW YORK, U.S. - In his second ever address before the United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Swedish PM loses decisive no-confidence vote, will step down

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Weeks after the country's general election delivered a hung parliament, MPs voted in a mandatory no-confidence vote ...

Kavanaugh complains to Senate about character assassination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hours after the U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the man he chose to replace ...

Russia blames Israel for downed jet, plots future course

MOSCOW, Russia - In the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet in Syria last week, the Kremlin has ...

Kavanaugh accuser to testify before Senate on Thursday

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Days after a university professor from California made accusations of sexual assault against Donald Trump's Supreme Court ...

Iran vows vengeance after attack on military parade

TEHRAN, Iran - Following one of the worst attacks against Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp, the country have vowed ...

Irked over Brexit impasse, May demands new proposals

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing growing anger within the country and repeated rejection by ...

Reporter's Diary: Back to Lesvos

I first visited the Greek island of Lesvos in 2016. It was the tail end of the great migration that ...

Greece's man in the migrant morgue

Pavlos Pavlidis has spent nearly two decades examining and identifying the bodies of migrants and asylum seekers who have died ...

US tightens counter-terror clampdown on Syria aid

The US government has reinforced counter-terrorism controls on aid operations in Syria. New contractual terms require US-funded organisations to get ...

Another Syria aid operation on hold in rebel stronghold Idlib

The Irish NGO GOAL has suspended food voucher distributions in Syria's troubled Idlib region since February as donor concerns widen ...

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa says won't copy Mugabe, Melania Trump

'I won't copy Mugabe': Mnangagwa tells US media President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he won't emulate his predecessor Robert Mugabe by ...

Boks confident Am will be ready for year-end tour

Cape Town - Springbok centre Lukhanyo Am is in a race against time to be fit for the team's end-of-year ...

'Mary Queen of Scots' to close AFI Fest

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 26 (ANI): Josie Rourke's directorial 'Mary Queen of Scots' will premiere at the closing night of ...

Trump Takes U.S. Case To Isolate Iran Before UN Security Council

U.S. President Donald Trump goes before the United Nations Security Council on September 26 to make his case against Iran ...

Lavrov Criticizes Norway's Arrest Of Russian Parliamentary Official

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov criticized Norway on September 25 for arresting a Russian parliamentary official on suspicion he was ...

Gaza's economy is collapsing, World Bank says

The Palestinian economy in the Gaza Strip is collapsing under a decade-long blockade, as well as decisions by the Palestinian ...

Irishman Donates World's Largest Model Aircraft Collection

SHANNON, IRELAND - When Irishman Michael Kelly was a boy, he loved nothing more than gazing at planes taking off ...

Japan PM open to meet N Korean leader Kim

Tokyo [Japan], Sep 26 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has shown his willingness to meet North Korean leader Kim ...

They Said It: Less-quoted Leaders at UN, in Their Own Words

UNITED NATIONS - Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics - topics that matter to them, ...

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Iran lays out its beliefs at UNGA: No war, threats, bullying

NEW YORK, U.S. - While the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's insult-laden speech at the 73rd Session of the United Nations ...

Trump sparks derisive laughter from world leaders at the UN

NEW YORK, U.S. - In his second ever address before the United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Swedish PM loses decisive no-confidence vote, will step down

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Weeks after the country's general election delivered a hung parliament, MPs voted in a mandatory no-confidence vote ...

Kavanaugh complains to Senate about character assassination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hours after the U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the man he chose to replace ...

Russia blames Israel for downed jet, plots future course

MOSCOW, Russia - In the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet in Syria last week, the Kremlin has ...

Kavanaugh accuser to testify before Senate on Thursday

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Days after a university professor from California made accusations of sexual assault against Donald Trump's Supreme Court ...

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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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