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5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

U.S. Air Force officer helped Iran wage cyber attack on U.S.

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist who defected to Iran six years ago has been charged ...

UN condemns bombing that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in Iran

NEW YORK, New York - The bombing of a bus in southeast Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province this week that killed 27 ...

Global head of corporate law at Apple facing fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed insider trading charges against a former senior attorney at ...

Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in on Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...

Crackdown on mail distribution centre in Darwin results in seizures

DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia - A crackdown on the sending of illicit substances and other illegal items through the post ...

Youthful U.S. drug dealer caught boarding plane for Hawaii from Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - A 21-year old American drug lord has been arrested at Sydney International Airport as he was about ...

Jaish al-Adl claims responsibility for deadly attack on Iranian forces

TEHRAN, Iran - A deadly suicide bombing has claimed the lives of at least 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary ...

It has taken centuries to complete, but the end is in sight

THANLYIN, Myanmar - After 270 years of false starts, the Portuguese church in the port city Thanlyin , in Myanmar ...

B'Tselem says High Court bears responsibility over Palestinian lands

TEL AVIV, Israel - A report has been completed and distributed in Israel by a local human rights group, taking ...

Iran Dismisses US VP's Nazi Comments

Irans Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected the hostile and hollow remarks made by US Vice President Mike Pence likening Iran ...

The new East India Company

By Column By Francesca Marino, Author And Journalist With Expertise On South Asia It was February 4 and a small ...

Afghanistan Protests Pakistan Invitation To Taliban

Afghanistan has expressed concerns to the UN Security Council about a planned visit by Taliban negotiators to Pakistan, asserting that ...

Zarif Speech Set For Final Day Of Munich Security Conference

The Munich Security Conference concludes on February 17, with a highly anticipated speech by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ...

VOA Latin America Interviews Colombia's Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in ...

Netanyahu says Arabs and Israel unified on combating Iran

WARSAW, Poland - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was interviewed Thursday by VOA Persian in Warsaw, where he discussed Israel's ...

Haitian Protesters Plan to Return to Streets Sunday

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI Life in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and its suburbs slowly began to return to normal Saturday after days of ...

Nauert Withdraws From Consideration for UN Post

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Saturday said she had withdrawn her name from consideration for U.S. ambassador to the ...

Heather Nauert withdraws bid for US envoy to UN

Washington DC [USA], Feb 17 (ANI): State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Saturday (local time) withdrew herself from consideration for ...

Russian Court: US Investor to Be Held Until April 13

MOSCOW A Russian court has ordered Michael Calvey, the founder of Moscow-based private equity firm Baring Vostok Capital Partners and ...

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Nearly 10% of Myanmar people now lliving and working overseas

NAYPYIDAW,  Myanmar - Almost 10% of the population of Myanmar is now resident overseas. Migrant workers from the country have ...

It has taken centuries to complete, but the end is in sight

THANLYIN, Myanmar - After 270 years of false starts, the Portuguese church in the port city Thanlyin , in Myanmar ...

India FM Stops over in Iran to Discuss Terror Attacks

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj had a short stopover in Tehran on Saturday to discuss the recent deadly attacks in ...

Terrorists behind Attack on IRGC Trained in Pakistan: Iran

A senior advisor to Irans Leader says the perpetrators of the recent deadly terrorist attack in Iran had been trained ...

Pulwama fatalities feel like 'personal loss', says Vicky Kaushal

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 17 (ANI): The killing of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in the Pulwama terror ...

The new East India Company

By Column By Francesca Marino, Author And Journalist With Expertise On South Asia It was February 4 and a small ...

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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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