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Kabul Seeks Clarification on Trump Talk of Wiping Out Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said ...


Facebook-Style App Launches in Vietnam Amid Tightening Internet Rules

HANOI - A Facebook-style social network was launched in Vietnam on Tuesday, Gapo, a mobile app that lets users create ...


Sri Lanka's Malinga to play T20s after quitting ODIs

Colombo - Veteran Sri Lankan pace bowler Lasith Malinga on Tuesday confirmed he will retire from one-day international cricket after ...


ICC Delegation Head Wraps up Visit to Bangladesh, Rohingya Camps

An International Criminal Court prosecutor on Monday wrapped up a six-day trip to Bangladesh and Rohingya refugee camps in the ...


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Wall Street kicks higher, dollar follows suit

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hovered around all-time highs on Tuesday, with all the major indices notching up ...

IMF again trims global economic growth forecast

WASHINGTON, DC - The IMF has revised downward its projection for global growth, saying the world economy is becoming sluggish.In ...

U.S. dollar surges in Asia, stocks also higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia surged on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar also forged ahead.The euro fell sharply, relinquishing ...

U.S. stocks advance, dollar well bid Monday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose on Monday in a positive start to the week. Investors were buoyed ...

Star Market makes spectaclar debut in China

SHANGHAI, China - China's answer to the Nasdaq made a spectaculatr debut on Monday with the capitalization of the new ...

Trade ties between Beijing and Abu Dhabi strengthen

BEIJING, China - UAE leader Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed had his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing ...

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Respected Tennessee attorney stole from client trust funds

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - After a state trooper was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while on duty in 2005, ...

Brexit torch passes to Boris

LONDON, UK - Brexit will be the first priority for Boris Johnson when he takes office as prime minister, replacing ...

Tanaiste issues statement of condemnation over Palestinian evictions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has taken issue with Israel over the forced evacuations ...

The disappearance of Burundian reporter Jean Bigirimana

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI - When a journalist we know walks through the streets of his hometown in Burundi, his neighbors often ...

Demolition of homes in Sur Baher could just be the start, UN warns

RAMALLAH, Palestinian territories - UN officials on Monday slammed the decision by the Israeli army to demolish a number of ...

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Imran Khan welcomed to U.S. by 30,000 supporters

WASHINGTON, DC - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan who has arrived in the U.S. for a meeting with President Donald ...


Pakistan's Imran Khan Says Taliban May Soon Release 2 Hostages

The Taliban may soon release two hostages who were captured in August 2016, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during ...


Plastic from Burlap Bangladesh Invents a Green Throw-away Bag

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - As countries around the world try to cut down on throw-away plastic shopping bags, Bangladesh is hoping ...


Kabul Seeks Clarification on Trump Talk of Wiping Out Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said ...


Top Tourism Spots Crack Down as They Become Victim of Own Success

LONDON - It is not the sheer number of tourists descending on Venice that bothers Italian food blogger Monica Cesarato ...


Bomb Blast Kills At Least Two In Pakistan

A bomb blast in a market in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta has killed at least two people and wounded ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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