Sat, 19 Oct 2019

Deaths mount in north Syria in midst of confusion over ceasefire

NORTHEAST SYRIA - A total of sixty-four Syrian rebels fighting alongside Turkish forces have been killed in the offensive which ...

Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

Astonishing victory for Johnson as he agrees Brexit deal with EU

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday has stunned the UK and the world with an announcement ...

Ecuador's Moreno Scraps Fuel Subsidy Cuts in Big Win for Indigenous G

QUITO - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days ...

UK parents in mourning call U.S. National Security Advisor a 'thug'

WASHINGTON - A British couple grieving over their son's death in a car accident say they feel they were "ambushed" ...

EU says Turkish offensive undermining fight against Daesh

LUXEMBOURG - All countries in the European Union have agreed to impose a ban on the sale of weapons to ...

Detained ISIL fighters could gain freedom during Turkish offensive

NORTHEAST SYRIA - There are growing fears the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria will unintentionally lead to the release of ...

Mass murderer helping to identify his 93 victims

Having established that a convicted murderer in a U.S. prison is the country's most prolific serial killer, U.S. law enforcement ...

(Im)migration Recap, Oct. 13-18

Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, and why and how it could impact your life, family or ...

Ukraine Legal Experts Question Back-Channel Bid for Burisma Probe

WASHINGTON - Ukrainian legal experts say they are bemused by reports of American back-channel pressure to pursue an investigation of ...

Who Are the Kurds

The Kurds' involvement in the conflict in Syria is complicated, because of the group's troubled history that spreads across several ...

Vietnamese Hoa Hao Follower Goes on Hunger Strike in Prison

A jailed member of a dissident Vietnamese religious group has gone on hunger strike to protest being moved to a ...

Interview: ?I?m Disappointed in Their Silence?

Sam Brownback is a lawyer, former United States Senator and former governor of the state of Kansas who has served ...

Obesity rates soar due to dramatic global diet shift: Report

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 19 (ANI): Are you suffering from obesity or issues related to excessive body mass index (BMI)?Your ...

UN Headquarters to remain closed in the weekend due to budget crunch

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 19 (ANI): The United Nations Headquarters in New York will remain closed in the forthcoming weekend ...

India wins vote to host Interpol General Assembly in 2022

New Delhi [India], Oct 19 (ANI): India on Friday successfully won the vote to host the Interpol General Assembly in ...

Kosovo, Russia To Be Kept Apart In International Soccer Competitions

Teams from Russia and Kosovo will not be allowed to face one another in European soccer competitions due to "security ...

Johnson urges MPs to end exhausting exit process

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is talking to MPs as he tries to build a majority in Parliament for ...

Battle for talent as over-40s dominate aviation industry - expert

Significant jobs growth is forecast in the aviation industry, but the challenge will be finding and nurturing new talent, Vees ...

Singapore pile on sports misery for Scotland

Dubai - Scotland's sporting October suffered another setback on Friday when their cricket team slumped to defeat at the hands ...

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Dow Jones drops 256 points Friday, dollar shatters

NEW YORK, New York - With the Trump administration in disarray and a growing concern globally that the country's chief ...

Economic growth in China slows to three-decades low

BEIJING, China - The U.S.-China trade war cotnues to batter the Chinese economy, with third quarter GDP slowing to its ...

Stock markets in Asia mixed on Friday, pound flirts with 1.2900

SYDNEY, Australia - Japan's stock markets made headway on Friday, but the rest of the region languished.The British pound was ...

Trump administration to lose another top official

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is to quit the Trump administration.Perry, according to U.S. President Donald Trump ...

U.S. stocks advance on Brexit breakthrough

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. markets welcomed a breakthrough in the ongoing Brexit saga with UK Prime Minister Boris ...

Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

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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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