Sat, 25 May 2019

U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...

Bomb scare in Derry/Londonderry set a trap for police

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Ugly scenes took place in the Moss Park area of Derry/Londonderry on Thursday night when police ...

Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

WWII Code Talker and longtime NM lawmaker dies at 94

SANTA FE - John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation's longest ...

India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Ambassador Says

WASHINGTON - India has ended all imports of oil from Iran, its ambassador in Washington says, becoming the latest country ...

Dalai Lama, Tibetan government-in-exile congratulate PM Modi

Xizang [Tibet], May 25 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ...

Modi is 'great man' and 'leader': Donald Trump

Washington [US], May 25 (ANI): A day after ruling BJP secured a resounding victory in the parliamentary elections, US President ...

CBI registers case against custom officials, others for stealing gold

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered a case against unknown officials of ...

Iran Rejects Speculations on Japanese PM's Visit

Media reports say Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran for talks with Iranian officials on mutual ties and ...

Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open

Los Angeles - US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March ...

GOP Conservative Temporarily Blocks $19B Disaster Bill

WASHINGTON - A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington's free-spending and opaque ways blocked a $19 billion disaster aid bill ...

Defying Congress, Trump Sets Arms Sales to Saudis, UAE

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections ...

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Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Trump begins his 4-day visit to Japan

Beijing [China], May 25 (ANI): US president Donald Trump on Friday embarked on a four-day visit to Japan amid trade ...

Cambodian Authorities Close Polluting Chinese Casino

Authorities in southwestern Cambodia's Sihanoukville province have shut down a Chinese-owned casino accused of polluting an adjacent beach following the ...

Hundreds of Same-Sex Couples Tie The Knot in Taiwan After Law Passes

Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week of a landmark ...

Human Trafficking Across Myanmar-China Border Increases in 2019

The number of women from Myanmar being trafficked for marriage to Chinese husbands is increasing, according to statistics kept by ...

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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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