Wed, 24 Jul 2019

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 ...

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers and bulldozers begin demolitions

SUR BAHER, West Bank - The Israeli army has begun widespread demolitions in the West Bank on the edge of ...

Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...

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 ...

Iranian anti-narcotics police swoop on major drug ring

TEHRAN, Iran - The anti-narcotics police forces in Iran are waging war on drug dealers, and are having success.A drug ...

Gulf tensions put global flow of oil supplies at risk

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...

Guzman jailed but business as usual for Sinaloa cartel

The infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera – aka "El Chapo" – has been sentenced to life plus ...

For Syrians in Istanbul, fears rise as deportations begin

Turkey is deporting Syrians from Istanbul to Syria, including to the volatile northwest province of Idlib, according to people who ...

Why Zimbabwe is running on empty, again

Hunger, rocketing inflation, power blackouts, fuel queues - Zimbabwe has been here before, but it's been a decade since things ...

Briefing: For many Iraqis, post-war life remains a struggle

At a glance: Iraq's stalled recovery 1.6 million Iraqis remain displaced across the country; around one fifth are from the ...

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 ...

Pet dog abandoned for 'illicit relationship' in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram [Kerala], July 23 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, a dog was found abandoned by its owner in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram ...

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 ...

US Senate Approves Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund

WASHINGTON - The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to ...

Anglophone Prisoners Riot in Cameroon Amid Separatist Crisis

YAOUNDE - Cameroonian security forces moved Tuesday to quell uprisings in two prisons by inmates protesting the government's crackdown on ...

The uproar over taking 'man' out of 'manhole'

It is not every day that a change to a municipal code for a medium-sized city makes international news. But ...

Newcomers and Canadian high school students are friendly, but not friends

As international migration continues to grow in scope, complexity and impact, social integration of newcomers has become an issue of ...

Italy to work with Boris Johnson to ensure orderly Brexit: PM

Rome [Italy], July 24 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday said that Italy will work with newly elected ...

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Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...

For Syrians in Istanbul, fears rise as deportations begin

Turkey is deporting Syrians from Istanbul to Syria, including to the volatile northwest province of Idlib, according to people who ...

Briefing: For many Iraqis, post-war life remains a struggle

At a glance: Iraq's stalled recovery 1.6 million Iraqis remain displaced across the country; around one fifth are from the ...

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 ...

Anglophone Prisoners Riot in Cameroon Amid Separatist Crisis

YAOUNDE - Cameroonian security forces moved Tuesday to quell uprisings in two prisons by inmates protesting the government's crackdown on ...

Italy to work with Boris Johnson to ensure orderly Brexit: PM

Rome [Italy], July 24 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday said that Italy will work with newly elected ...

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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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