Tue, 26 Mar 2019

African cyclone victims facing water, sanitation and hygiene crisis

SOUTHERN AFRICA - Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief ...

AG concludes no evidence to support obstruction charge against Trump

WASHINGTON DC - In a sprawling investigation spanning nearly two years, Special Counsel Robert Mueller examined two burning questions: Did President ...

UN chief shocked and outraged at mass killing in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - 134 civilians, including women and children, are now confirmed dead in Saturday morning's deadly attack in the ...

Three Arab nations scold Israel over Jerusalem

CAIRO, Egypt - Two of Israel's allies, and the only Arab nations to have diplomatic ties with the Jewish state, ...

Russia sending soldiers to Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Russian soldiers and a defence official have arrived in Venezuela Two Russian air force planes took off ...

Coup leader to cement power in new Thai government

BANGKOK, Thailand - In the first election in the country, since the military-back coup in 2014, 52 million Thais were ...

Frustrations over Brexit spill over into London streets

LONDON, UK - Hundreds of thousands of people demanding another referendum on leaving the European Union have marched in central ...

Cricketers halt game to let chopper land

RICHMOND, Western Sydney, NSW, Australia - A cricket game at Panthers North Richmond had to be stopped on Saturday because ...

Children taking heat from Gaza protests

GAZA - Rami Dababish was trying to help the wounded when he found himself facing a thick cloud of tear ...

Mueller report handed over on Friday

WASHINGTON DC - For months across the United States, lawmakers, activists, journalists, average Americans, and most of all, President Donald ...

Trump tightens screws on Venezuelan president Maduro

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has lashed out again at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, while the U.S. treasury ...

War in Afghanistan claims lives of 2 U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in war-torn Afghanistan during an operation, an official statement said Friday. ...

11 arrests in Greater Belfast over alleged paramilitary activities

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A significant search and arrest operation against the criminal activities of the East Belfast Ulster Volunteer ...

UNHCR prepares to send aid to Cyclone Idai survivors in Zimbabwe

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is working to dispatch emergency relief items including tents, tarpaulins, solar lanterns, cooking utensils and ...

Tanzania president gifts football team with land

Dar es Salaam - Tanzanian president John Magufuli has gifted the national team players with parcels of land as a ...

Smith scores 20 on IPL return as Royals lose

Jaipur - Australia's Steve Smith made a modest return to the Indian Premier League on Monday, scoring 20 for his ...

Chinese Police Hold Maoist Editor on 'Subversion' Charges

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have detained a prominent Maoist editor on suspicion of "subversion of state ...

Government kick-starts plan to deal with racism, xenophobia

Government has started work on a 67-page document, known as the national action plan (NAP), as a tool aimed at ...

British PM May Lacks Support for Brexit Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she does not have enough support in parliament to hold a third vote on ...

UN Secretary-General Condemns Palestinian Rocket Attack into Israel

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is 'gravely concerned by the latest developments' in the Gaza Strip after Palestinians fired ...

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African cyclone victims facing water, sanitation and hygiene crisis

SOUTHERN AFRICA - Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief ...

UN chief shocked and outraged at mass killing in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - 134 civilians, including women and children, are now confirmed dead in Saturday morning's deadly attack in the ...

UNHCR prepares to send aid to Cyclone Idai survivors in Zimbabwe

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is working to dispatch emergency relief items including tents, tarpaulins, solar lanterns, cooking utensils and ...

Tanzania president gifts football team with land

Dar es Salaam - Tanzanian president John Magufuli has gifted the national team players with parcels of land as a ...

Government kick-starts plan to deal with racism, xenophobia

Government has started work on a 67-page document, known as the national action plan (NAP), as a tool aimed at ...

Mozambique Warns of More Flooding from Cyclone-Filled Dams

MAPUTO - Mozambique's President Filipe Nysui is warning countries ravaged by Cyclone Idai could face more flooding. The cyclone's heavy ...

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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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