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Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...

Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

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187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...

Winfrey Demanding Justice for Breonna Taylor With Billboards

First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine. Now the media mogul is spreading ...

Analysts Hope Elections Do Not Slow Somalia-Somaliland Talks

NAIROBI - As Somalia and the self-declared republic of Somaliland head toward elections, conflict experts are calling on both sides ...

The Infodemic: Are Most Diseases Transmitted by Hand

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: Over ...

OPINION | SA's lockdown: don?t be blinded by blue-sky fantasies

testing rates. Perhaps most importantly, 50 people died in police custody or as a result of security force action in ...

Richard Kohler set for solo 'Ocean X' kayak from Cape Town to Brazil

After becoming the first and only person to paddle the entire circumference of the South African coastline in 2012, Richard ...

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