Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...

U.S. president weighs into John McCain again, despite his death

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on former Senator John McCain, months after the senator ...

Major flooding and deaths in Mozambique and Malawi following cyclone

GENEVA, Switzerland - A major aid operation is underway in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Which Russian banks are the most reliable

Unicredit Bank Mikhail Voskresenskiy/Sputnik Whether you're looking to hoard millions of dollars or to set up a simple checking account, ...

Can Russia be considered a superpower

While the military and political capacity of Russia remains undoubted, its economic influence lags behind. Natalya Nosova Politicians and experts ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

AfghanPresidential Vote Delayed For Second Time, Until September

KABUL -- Afghanistan's presidential election has been postponed by more than two months to give the authorities more time to ...

Timeline: The Last, Booze-Soaked Days Of Mikhail Lesin

Mikhail Lesin, the high-flying former adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin who died in Washington under murky circumstances in 2015, ...

Pakistani Student Accused Of Killing Professor Over Coed Party

A student in Pakistan has stabbed and killed a professor for allegedly planning a party to which both men and ...

Markets tread cautiously ahead of US Fed rate decision

The JSE retreated on Wednesday as it tracked other global markets lower ahead of the US Fed's rate decision. The ...

Steinhoff's share bounce fizzles out

After gaining 10% earlier in the week, shares in Steinhoff International Holdings [JSE:SNH] have returned to where they were trading ...

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Osaka silent over ex-coach lawsuit as Miami Open begins

Miami - World number one Naomi Osaka refused on Wednesday to become embroiled in a dispute with one of her ...

Australia's Naivalu to join Stade Francais

Paris - Australia winger Sefa Naivalu has signed a three-year deal with Stade Francais, the French club announced on Wednesday. ...

Fleming steps down as Melbourne Stars coach

Melbourne [Australia], Mar 20 (ANI): Melbourne Stars coach Stephen Fleming has decided not to renew his contract as a coach ...

Still figuring out my role in ODI format: Aussie spinner Adam Zampa

Dubai [UAE], Mar 20 (ANI): Ahead of Australia's five-match one-day international series against Pakistan, Aussie spinner Adam Zampa says he ...

Donald: What happened in 1999 was a tragedy

Cape Town - Proteas legend Allan Donald , who played in four Cricket World Cups, says what happened to the ...

Isner returns to scene of 1st Masters title

Miami Gardens - When John Isner first got to town for his Miami Open title defence, he went for a ...

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