Tue, 12 Nov 2019

Mixed feelings for East Germans as 30th anniversary passes

Thirty years ago, on November 9, with a sense of momentous events palpable in Berlin's famous air, East Germans began ...

United Arab Emirates wants Iran dealt with diplomatically

ABU DHABI, UAE - One of the major countries in the GCC and the Arab League has called for a ...

60,000 teenagers stranded in Italy without family or support

United Nations agencies on Friday highlighted the dire needs of thousands of unaccompanied and separated children who have arrived in ...

Morsi death deemed state-sponsored killing by UN human rights experts

The first democratically-elected president of Egypt who after being elected in 2012 was deposed in a military coup the following ...

Koala population at risk as fires devastate Australian states

PORT MACQUARIE, NSW, Australia - The catastrophic bushfires raging across parts of the Australian states of New South Wales and ...

FBI lauds its new National Threat Operations Center

The FBI's National Threat Operations Center (NTOC) threat intake examiners process about 3,100 different situations every day as phone calls ...

Heartfelt thanks to my fellow patient and surgeon

The Human Heart, What's it all about: Life & Death, Love & Hate, Laughter & Sadness? Music & Heartache? Politics, ...

Senators in U.S. need to be acting like potential jurors

Several Republican senators have taken a "vow of silence" on the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives.Maine Senator Susan ...

Tens of Thousands Join Poland's Nationalist Independence Day March

Tens of thousands of people answered the call of nationalist groups Monday, marching in Warsaw to mark the country's independence ...

Video Raises Questions about Israeli Shooting of Palestinian

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - Israeli troops on Monday shot and killed a young Palestinian man during clashes in a West ...

Egypt Lawmaker Refutes UN Report About Ex-president's Death

CAIRO - Egyptian lawmakers said Monday that the late President Mohammed Morsi was treated well in prison, just days after ...

Burkina says 3 assailants killed in 'terrorist attack'

At least three assailants were killed in a "terrorist attack" on army troops on Monday, Burkina Faso's military said, five ...

Drought-hit Zimbabwe to transfer thousands of animals

Zimbabwe's wildlife agency said on Monday it would move hundreds of elephants and other animals in a dramatic bid to ...

Hong Kong Police Shoot, Critically Injure Protester, Sparking Outrage

An international rights group has called for an investigation into the shooting of an unarmed protester by Hong Kong police ...

Why every child needs explicit phonics instruction to learn to read

Being able to read means being able to make meaning from printed words. At a functional level, we read to ...

SA's Mhlongo breaks world record at World Para Athletics champs

Cape Town - South Africa's Mpumelelo Mhlongo has broken his own world record in the 100m (T44 catergory) at the ...

Egypt opens jail after UN report on inmate Morsi's death

Egyptian authorities on Monday opened up Tora prison in Cairo for a media tour, following a UN report on the ...

Analysts: Spate of Disappearances in China Sends Warning to Taiwan

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Amid tensions with Taiwan, China appears to be flexing its political muscle by capturing a growing number ...

Trump, in Veterans Day Remarks, Hails Recent Deaths of IS Leaders

WHITE HOUSE - As the first sitting U.S. president to attend New York City's Veterans Day parade and lay a ...

Iraqi Protesters Clash With Security Forces in Baghdad

CAIRO - Iraqi protesters took to the streets of at least half a dozen major towns and cities Monday, clashing ...

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Wall Street slides as investors try and come to grips over trade talks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were weaker on Monday as the trade ructions with China continued, Moody's changed ...

UK in $3.5 billion order for hundreds of Boxer armoured vehicles

LONDON, UK - The British Army is spending $3.5 billion to acquire more than 500 new armoured vehicles to transport ...

Hang Seng in Hong Kong dives after shooting of demonstrator

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia spent the day sliding on Monday as confused investors tried to make sense of ...

Rouhani says Iran has made major new oil find

TEHRAN, Iran - An announcement on Sunday by the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic has discovered ...

Barrister to investigate Dublin City Council over protection claims

DUBLIN, Ireland - Barrister Patrick Butler S.C. has been appointed by the government to review any role Dublin City Council ...

Chinese consumer prices rose 3.8% last month

BEIJING, China - Inflation in China has surprisingly risen to its highest level since January 2012.The National Bureau of Statistics ...

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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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