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China's 'barefoot architects' are transforming left-behind rural villages

China is urbanising at breakneck speed. Hundreds of millions of people have migrated from rural areas to cities in search ...


Travel the world without destroying it - Imagine newsletter #5

Look with your eyes, not your hands. You were probably told that at some point growing up, as your eagerness ...


Gender-Based Violence to be Focus of Arms Trade Conference

GENEVA - Efforts to regulate the international export of weapons to lessen gender-based violence will be a focus next week ...


Poll: 62% Disapprove of How Trump Is Handling His Job

NEW YORK - About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new ...


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More Irish people returning home to live, than leaving the country

DUBLIN, Ireland - 'Returning to Ireland', a new online information portal for Irish emigrants seeking to move back to Ireland ...

Little movement in Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were little moved in Asian trading on Thursday.The Nikkei 225 rose 9.44 points or 0.05% to ...

New European HQ for ActiveCampaign to be in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A Chicago-headquartered email marketing, sales & marketing automation, and CRM software company is to open an office ...

U.S. stocks gain, Dow jumps 241 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as retailers reported positive earnings and the minutes of ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

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Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...

Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

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Landmines fuel migrant exodus in Myanmar's north

Hna Mon Non fled her village in the hills of Myanmar's northern Shan State to escape clashes between warring armed ...


China's 'barefoot architects' are transforming left-behind rural villages

China is urbanising at breakneck speed. Hundreds of millions of people have migrated from rural areas to cities in search ...


Travel the world without destroying it - Imagine newsletter #5

Look with your eyes, not your hands. You were probably told that at some point growing up, as your eagerness ...


Weaker retail sector sentiment dominates JSE trend

The local bourse retreated on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major local indices.Global sentiment was ...


Gender-Based Violence to be Focus of Arms Trade Conference

GENEVA - Efforts to regulate the international export of weapons to lessen gender-based violence will be a focus next week ...


Poll: 62% Disapprove of How Trump Is Handling His Job

NEW YORK - About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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