Fri, 21 Sep 2018

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 ...

Ugandan Volleyball Ace Ongom Joins Bulgaria Club

Ugandan volleyball powerful right attacker Ivan Ongom has joined Marek Union-Ivkoni Volleyball Club in Bulgaria. This comes after a year ...

Under Threat, Kabul's Hazara Make Call To Arms

As Kabulis commemorated Ashura, the holiest celebration on the Shi'ite religious calendar, scores of black-clad civilian recruits strapped with ammunition ...

Plight of Jailed Catalans Strains Dialogue With Spain

SANT JOAN DE VILATORRADA, SPAIN - A farm tractor with a crane lifts up half a dozen people holding Catalan ...

Pakistan PM Tells Indian Counterpart He's Ready to Talk

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, seeking to resolve outstanding disputes ...

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 ...

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 ...

Egypt's Ancient Temples Rescued From the Nile 50 Years ago

One of the world's biggest archaeological rescue operations was successfully concluded 50 years ago after a massive ancient Egyptian temple ...

Removing 'Zombie' Cells Deters Alzheimer's in Mice

PARIS - Eliminating dead-but-toxic cells occurring naturally in the brains of mice designed to mimic Alzheimer's slowed neuron damage and ...

World Anti-Doping Agency Reinstates Russia

VICTORIA, SEYCHELLES - The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated Russia, ending a nearly three-year suspension caused by state-sponsored doping. WADA ...

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 ...

Armenian wrestler wins Junior World Championships gold

PanARMENIAN.Net - Greco-Roman wrestler Malkhas Amoyan took gold in the under 67kg event of the 2018 Junior World Championships, currently ...

Uganda pop star put into police van on arrival

A lawyer for Ugandan pop star and opposition activist Bobi Wine says his client has been put into a police ...

Bok lose 5 key players for home Tests

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named a preliminary squad of 17 players for his side's final two ...

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 ...

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Struggling Florida State looks to fix offensive line

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- So many parts of Florida State's football team were criticized following a 30-7 rout by Syracuse last ...

Dual quarterbacks working for Clemson

Two quarterbacks may indeed be better than one, particularly if they're posting similar numbers. That certainly has proven to be ...

Water interruptions continue to plague Joburg

Northern Johannesburg residents' water woes appear to be far from over as Johannesburg Water struggles to restore supply to several ...

As fans get last chance to see Angels Ohtani this year

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland Athletics fans will get to see Shohei Ohtani one last time in 2018 at the same ...

Braves, Freeman ready for a fight from Phillies

ATLANTA -- The Phillies get the Braves in Philadelphia for three games to end the regular season, but it may ...

Pitchers eye milestone wins in Reds-Marlins opener

MIAMI -- Cincinnati Reds left-hander Cody Reed and Miami Marlins right-hander Jeff Brigham, both looking for their first win as ...

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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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