Fri, 21 Sep 2018

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Liberian leader Weah signs land-reform law

Liberian President George Weah has signed a long-sought land reform law that gives local communities greater rights over "customary land" ...

Amnesty International Toils To Tell Real Videos From Fakes

When Amnesty International launched a probe this year into police crackdowns against Russian protesters, one of its research methods was ...

World Anti-Doping Agency Lifts Ban On Russia, On 'Strict Conditions'

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has lifted the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA), despite opposition from tens of athletes ...

Shi'ites Mark Ashoura, Mourn Saint's Death

TEHRAN, IRAN - Shi'ites across the Middle East on Thursday marked Ashoura, an annual commemoration mourning the 7th century death ...

Two Koreas' leaders in mountain show of unity

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation on Thursday for a show of ...

Ugandan Politician Bobi Wine Detained Upon Return Home

Opposition Ugandan lawmaker and pop singer Bobi Wine was met by police Thursday afternoon when he landed at the airport ...

Pakistani PM Khan Meets Leaders In Saudi Arabia, U.A.E.

New Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is visiting the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) after a stay in Saudi Arabia on ...

Ukraine's Poroshenko Sees 'Risk' Of Russia Sanctions Easing

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned that there is a risk of international sanctions imposed on Russia for its actions ...

Who started the Cold War U.S. and Russian historians clash

The question about whether the Americans or Soviets ignited the Cold War has been debated since the conflict began, and ...

Heavy Security, Arrests as Ugandan Pop Star to Come Home

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Arrests began as Ugandan security forces deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure ...

Shiites Mark Ashoura, Mourn Saint's Death

TEHRAN, IRAN - Shiites across the Middle East on Thursday marked Ashoura, an annual commemoration mourning the 7th century death ...

Trump pushes Supreme Court pick's sex accuser to testify

Washington - President Donald Trump piled pressure on Wednesday on the woman accusing his Supreme Court pick of sexual assault ...

Republicans Want Decision on Whether Kavanaugh Accuser Will Testify

WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee says the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of ...

Abe Wins Party's Leadership, Premiership Assured

TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan's ...

U.S. Ambassador Says Volkswagen Agrees To Pull Out Of Iran

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has told Bloomberg News that automaker Volkswagen has agreed to comply with U.S. sanctions and ...

Israeli Air Force Chief Travels To Moscow Amid Shoot-Down Anger

The Israeli air force chief is traveling to Moscow on September 20 for discussions after a Russian military surveillance plane ...

Senator Pushes Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Assault to Testify

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee wrote a letter Wednesday to the lawyers for the woman accusing ...

Federal Agency Says It Lost Track of 1,488 Migrant Children

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them ...

Sentencing for Ex-National Security Adviser Set

WASHINGTON - Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has a sentencing date. A judge Wednesday scheduled Flynn's sentencing for Dec. ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Tajikistan: What is going on in the Pamirs

For around a week, reports have been trickling out of Tajikistan's remote eastern Pamir region of a looming security crackdown ...

DRC unveils candidates for troubled vote

Election officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday released an official list of candidates for December's presidential election, formally ...

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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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