Thu, 23 May 2019

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...

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 ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

The Hodeidah smokescreen: A real peace deal requires Yemeni buy-in

Nearly six months after a much-publicised deal was made in Sweden to bring an end to four years of war ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN

More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African ...

Four remaining SA tourists back home after Egypt bus blast

Four South Africans who remained in Egypt following a roadside bomb on Sunday, in which three of them were injured, ...

The American GI in WWII, uncensored

I can still recall the exhilaration I felt in the reading room of the National Archives in College Park, Maryland.It ...

Eastern China pinpointed as source of rogue ozone-depleting emissions

A mysterious rebound in the emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals - despite a global ban stretching back almost a decade - ...

Iran Hires Marc Wilmots as New Manager of Team Melli

The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reached a final agreement with Belgian manager Marc Wilmots, and ...

Airlines mum ahead of closed-door talks on Boeing's grounded Max

Executives from some of the world's largest airlines will gather for a private meeting Thursday in Canada to discuss Boeing's ...

Veteran France hooker to retire after trophy-laden career

Paris - Experienced France hooker Benjamin Kayser, who won both the Top 14 and the English Premiership, said on Wednesday ...

World Cup exile Hales will still cheer on England

London - Alex Hales insists he will still support England at the upcoming World Cup despite his shock exile from ...

Blitzbok young gun keen to continue upward curve

Cape Town - Four tournaments into the 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series and the Blitzboks looked down and out, failing ...

Smith makes fifty, Khawaja injured in World Cup warm-up

London - Australia's Steve Smith was back in the groove on Wednesday with 76 on his return to cricket in ...

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Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

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 ...

Four remaining SA tourists back home after Egypt bus blast

Four South Africans who remained in Egypt following a roadside bomb on Sunday, in which three of them were injured, ...

Dates Announced For Summit Of NATO Leaders In London

The next summit of NATO's heads of state and government will take place on December 3-4 in London to mark ...

Troubled Costa hit by ankle ligament injury, reveal Atletico

Marid - Atletico Madrid said on Wednesday that Diego Costa has suffered ankle ligament damage after the controversial Spain striker ...

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