Mon, 20 May 2019

Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...

Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...

Report says Israeli PM pushing Trump to attack Iran

JERUSASLEM - Behind the continual hostility towards Iran by the United States, and the recent flare-up in tensions is lsrael, ...

Sana'a struck in series of airstrikes, UN Security Council looks on

SANA'A, Yemen - Reports are still coming in on the deadly air strikes that hit the Yemen capital on Thursday, ...

10 dead after collapse of wall during factory demolition

SHANGHAI, China - At least ten people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a factory wall in Shanghai ...

Ex-CIA agent gets twenty year prison term for selling secrets to China

VIRGINIA - A former CIA agent was jailed for twenty years on Friday after being convicted on espionage charges. Kevin ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

Kenyan Somali refugees claim they are denied citizenship rights

Eastleigh - In a restaurant in Eastleigh, a noisy Nairobi suburb, Shariff Omar, a Kenyan Somali, reaches for a brown ...

Ukraine To Inaugurate Zelenskiy As President

Ukraine is set to inaugurate Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country's new president on May 20.Zelensky, 41, a former comedian best ...

Russia declares unilateral ceasefire in Idlib

Moscow [Russia], May 20 (ANI): Russia-backed Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northwestern Idlib province, the last ...

UN peacekeeper killed in Mali

Bamako [Mali], May 20 (ANI): A United Nations soldier was killed and several others sustained injuries in two attacks on ...

Explosion near US Embassy in Iraq

Baghdad [Iraq], May 20 (ANI): An explosion was reported on Sunday near the Green Zone area here close to the ...

Main Serb Party Wins Northern Kosovo Mayoral Poll, NGO Says

The main Kosovo Serb political party has won the early mayoral elections held in four predominantly ethnic Serb municipalities in ...

Koepka hangs on to win PGA Championship

New York - Brooks Koepka held off a late charge from Dustin Johnson to capture his second consecutive PGA Championship ...

Iran, Iraq Reach Agreement on Dredging Arvand Rud

Iran and Iraq have signed the proceedings of a meeting held on Sunday to dredge the border river of Arvand ...

Upset as Alonso fails to qualify for Indy 500

Indianapolis - Fernando Alonso's latest bid for Indianapolis 500 glory ended in failure on Sunday after the two-time Formula One ...

US Sudan Envoy Criticized for Dining With Darfuri Warlord

KHARTOUM - Sudanese citizens are criticizing the American representative to their country for dining with one of Sudan's most notorious ...

US, Bahrain to Host Palestinian Economic Conference

Bahrain and the U.S. said Sunday they are hosting a 'Peace to Prosperity' conference in late June to promote better ...

Rocket Lands Near U.S. Embassy In Baghdad Amid Tensions With Iran

A rocket has landed in Baghdad's Green Zone near the huge U.S. Embassy compound amid heightened tensions in the region ...

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Trump Denies Plans to Fly Migrants From Border to Florida

MIAMI, FLORIDA - President Donald Trump on Sunday denied reports that hundreds of migrants would be flown from the Mexican ...

Lorch the big winner at glittering PSL awards

Cape Town - Thembinkosi Lorch was the big winner at the Premier Soccer League's glittering awards banquet in Durban on ...

Djokovic survives scare, Nadal coasts into Rome semi-finals

Rome - World No 1 Novak Djokovic saved two match points against former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro ...

US to Fly Migrants From Texas to San Diego

LOS ANGELES - Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being ...

World No 11 Isner out of Roland Garros

Paris - World No 11 John Isner on Friday withdrew from the French Open, the season's second Grand Slam tournament, ...

Manyonga leads SA at Shanghai Diamond League

Cape Town - A total of seven South African athletes are in the entry lists for the second leg of ...

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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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