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Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

British-Irish summit to focus on implications of Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hosting Administration Heads from Scotland, Wales, and the British Government on Friday ...

Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Many casualties as car bomb explodes in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a convoy during the peak morning rush hour in Kabul has killed at least ...

Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...

What is an oligarch?

With the impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump under way, several American diplomats and

How Did Cambodia's First Family Afford Their Long Island Home?

The purchase of a four-bedroom detached home in an unremarkable suburb of New York by the family of Cambodian Prime ...

5 Protesters Dead in Violence Over Key Baghdad Squares

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces fired live ammunition and tear gas in renewed clashes with anti-government protesters in central Baghdad ...

Somalia to Push for Voter Registration Ahead of 2021 Elections

Somalia's National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) has announced plans to register millions of Somalis to participate in what would be ...

Gov't, private groups continue to pour services in isolated sitio

DAVAO DEL NORTE, Nov. 15 (PIA) - Government and civic sector services have continued to pour in the Ata-Manobo village ...

Rough Transcript of First Trump-Zelenskiy Call Released

President Donald Trump on Friday released the summary transcript of his April congratulatory call with Ukraine's president-elect, the latest salvo ...

(Im)migration Recap: Nov. 10-15

WASHINGTON - Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, and why and how it could impact your life, ...

Outrage In Iran Over Hike In Gas Prices As Economic Woes Worsen

Iranians are blasting their government for rationing gas and greatly increasing its price, with many concerned that the move will ...

Trump ally Roger Stone guilty of lying to Congress

A United States jury convicted President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone on Friday, finding the longtime Republican operative and ...

SAA strike will quicken its demise - business body

The decision by two labour unions to go on strike at SAA is one of the worst choices that could ...

Lombard with a win on his mind, not European Tour finale

Sun City - Zander Lombard delighted South African fans on Friday as he grabbed the lead at the halfway stage ...

Veer Savarkar was a multidimensional personality: Vice President

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that Veer Savarkar was a multidimensional ...

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U.S. stocks make major gains as world markets rally

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were generally stronger globally on Friday as prospects brightened for a trade deal between ...

Asian Development Bank president meets top leaders in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao, at a meeting with Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Friday, ...

Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...

Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...

Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...

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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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