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Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...

Rohingya refugees get backing of international court

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have ...

Turkey says PKK/YPG 'terrorists' carried out al-Bab attack

AL-BAB, Syria - The Turkish Defence Ministry has confirmed that at least 18 civilians were killed and twenty-seven injured in ...

Congress probing Trump tax law being exploited by the wealthy

Billionaires Keep Benefiting From a Tax Break to Help the Poor. Now, Congress Wants to Investigate.ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

Two African Airlines Threaten to Terminate Service to Juba

JUBA - Ethiopian Airlines and Kenyan Airlines are threatening to halt service to Juba International Airport because too many customers' ...

Poland Sees Bigger State Role in Economy, More Court Reforms

WARSAW, POLAND - Poland's prime minister set out plans on Tuesday to strengthen the state's role in the economy and ...

UN Top Court Sets Hearing Date For Gambia's Case Against Myanmar

The U.N.'s top court will open hearings in December on a case filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of state-sponsored genocide ...

Four Rakhine Men Jailed Over Arakan Army Wording on Calendars

A court in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region on Monday sentenced two Rakhine publishers and two other men to two years in ...

Google's Do-Good Arm Tries to Make Up For Everything Else

PARIS - Google's head of philanthropy says the company is having "a lot of conversations" internally amid worries about the ...

Venice floods: Historical myths may attract the aid city needs

The city of Venice was recently hit by the worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water in the lagoon ...

Two-Thirds Of Afghan Children Affected By Conflict, Says Charity

Almost two-thirds of Afghan children have been impacted by the ongoing conflict in the war-wracked country, the British-based Save the ...

French steeplechaser reportedly fails doping test

Paris - French 3,000m steeplechase specialist Ophelie Claude-Boxberger has tested positive for EPO, a source close to the case said ...

Lebanon Tensions High as Protesters Prevent Legislative Session

BEIRUT - Lebanese soldiers lined the razor wire barricades surrounding central downtown Beirut on Tuesday afternoon, quietly watching as protesters ...

Backlash Over Prince Andrew Interview Sparks 'Palace Intrigue'

LONDON - Businesses and charities are starting to sever their ties with Britain's beleaguered Prince Andrew, also known as the ...

UN says Trump war crimes pardons send 'disturbing signal'

The UN on Tuesday harshly criticised President Donald Trump's decision to pardon three US service members accused of war crimes ...

Venice floods: Historical myths may attract the aid it needs

The city of Venice was recently hit by the worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water in the lagoon ...

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French steeplechaser reportedly fails doping test

Paris - French 3,000m steeplechase specialist Ophelie Claude-Boxberger has tested positive for EPO, a source close to the case said ...

Mauricio Pochettino given the boot by Spurs

London - Tottenham Hotspur sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday following a miserable start to the campaign that has seen ...

Bonucci extends Juventus contract until 2024

Milan - Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has renewed his contract with Juventus by one year until 2024, the Serie A ...

World Cup qualifiers: Oman defeat India by 1-0

Muscat [Oman], Nov 19 (ANI): India suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Oman in the ongoing FIFA World ...

Man City's revenue rises to €535 million

London - Manchester City's on-field success saw the club's revenues swell to Pound 535 million last season as the Premier ...

Coutinho stars as Brazil outclass South Korea in Abu Dhabi friendly

Abu Dhabi - Brazil ended a run of five games without a win by easing to a 3-0 victory over ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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