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DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief

The World Health Organisation chief on Monday urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in ...


Kami Rita Sherpa climbs Mt Everest for a record 24th time

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 21 (ANI): Just a week after breaking his own record for the most number of summits on ...


US envoy on rare visit to Tibet

Washington [US], May 21 (ANI): Amidst trade tensions between Beijing and Washington, US ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, is on ...


Southeast Asia Struggles with Trash Rejected by China

Southeast Asian nations are facing increased dumping of waste from industrialized nations, with Malaysia and the Philippines threatening to send ...


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Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

Sell-off in Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks led Wall Street lower on Monday. The Nasdaq Composite fell sharply. One bright ...

Aussie stock market hits 11-year high

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stocks soared on Monday, the first trading day since the sitting Liberal-National Party Coalition was re-elected ...

30 months age limit on beef exports in Ireland removed

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has changed the terms of the export health certificate for beef so that the previous age ...

Real estate woes impacting banks in Qatar, sasy Fitch

DOHA, Qatar - The oversupply of real estate in Gulf countries which has seen a collapse in property prices, commensutate ...

Japanese automaker hits back at Trump declaration

TOPKYO, Japan - The Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars ...

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At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...

Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...

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 ...

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After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...


UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...


Swine fever sending pork prices higher

In a cruel irony in the Chinese Year of the Pig, outbreaks of African Swine Fever are forcing huge culls ...


Modi congratulates Joko Widodo on re-election as Indonesian President

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Indonesia's Joko Widodo on being re-elected as ...


New Zealand: Strong contenders for CWC 2019

Wellington - After a surprise run to the final of the 2015 Cricket World Cup, New Zealand are quietly confident ...


Pakistan pin CWC hopes on rising generation

Karachi - Pakistan are pinning their hopes for Cricket World Cup glory on a crop of youngsters who have the ...


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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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