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Iran lays out its beliefs at UNGA: No war, threats, bullying

NEW YORK, U.S. - While the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's insult-laden speech at the 73rd Session of the United Nations ...

Swedish PM loses decisive no-confidence vote, will step down

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Weeks after the country's general election delivered a hung parliament, MPs voted in a mandatory no-confidence vote ...

Houthis in Yemen accused of taking hostages to extort money

SANAA, Yemen - Accusing Iran-backed Shiite rebels, the Houthis of committing serious abuses in Yemen, an international watchdog has revealed ...

Kavanaugh complains to Senate about character assassination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hours after the U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the man he chose to replace ...

Russia blames Israel for downed jet, plots future course

MOSCOW, Russia - In the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet in Syria last week, the Kremlin has ...

Kavanaugh accuser to testify before Senate on Thursday

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Days after a university professor from California made accusations of sexual assault against Donald Trump's Supreme Court ...

Reporter's Diary: Back to Lesvos

I first visited the Greek island of Lesvos in 2016. It was the tail end of the great migration that ...

Greece's man in the migrant morgue

Pavlos Pavlidis has spent nearly two decades examining and identifying the bodies of migrants and asylum seekers who have died ...

US tightens counter-terror clampdown on Syria aid

The US government has reinforced counter-terrorism controls on aid operations in Syria. New contractual terms require US-funded organisations to get ...

Iran vows vengeance after attack on military parade

TEHRAN, Iran - Following one of the worst attacks against Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp, the country have vowed ...

Another Syria aid operation on hold in rebel stronghold Idlib

The Irish NGO GOAL has suspended food voucher distributions in Syria's troubled Idlib region since February as donor concerns widen ...

King Shaka airport a hive of activity as bees ground plane

The King Shaka International Airport in Durban was abuzz with flying creatures of a different kind after a swarm of ...

Morocco - Saad-Eddine El Othmani, Prime Minister

M. SAAD-EDDINE EL OTHMANI, Prime Minister ofMorocco, emphasized that new and innovative approaches are needed to advance multilateralism. International organizations ...

EU Envoys 'Agree Sanctions Regime' For Chemical Attacks

BRUSSELS -- European Union ambassadors have agreed a new mechanism to sanction people anywhere in the world blamed for using ...

UN Warns Rights Violations Threaten Credibility of DRC Elections

GENEVA - The United Nations warns escalating human rights violations and restrictions to civil and political rights in the Democratic ...

3 defeats that sank Russian naval glory

History Sept 26 2018 Boris Egorov The sinking of the Russian battleship 'Navarin' during the Battle of Tsushima Mary Evans ...

UNODC takes E4J's Model UN Guide to India

At the invitation of UNODC's Education for Justice initiative, in partnership with the Worldview Education organization, more than sixty leading ...

How one Georgian family built a national ice hockey league

"That's where we broke the window," says Mikheil Davitashvili, a defenseman and general manager of Georgia's national ice hockey team, ...

Egyptian monk found dead in desert monastery

Egypt's Coptic church says prosecutors are investigating the death of a monk who had until recently served in a monastery ...

NSPCA battles environmental affairs over lion bone quota

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has lodged an urgent application with the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg against ...

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Dunkin' tweaks brand name, scraps 'Donuts'

NEW YORK, U.S. - Ditching 'Donuts' from its name, the all new rebranded Dunkin' has announced it is long term ...

Saudi links Islam's two holy cities with high-speed rail

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - In a bid to connect Islam's two holy cities and reduce to traffic congestion for Muslim ...

Dubai set to showcase the world's most expensive shoes

DUBAI, U.A.E. - Defining a new level of luxury, the U.A.E.-based brand, Jada Dubai has now created shoes, that are ...

Apple faces accusation of software theft by Qualcomm

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Intensifying its legal battle with Apple, the San Diego-based chipmaker Qualcomm has now accused the iPhone maker ...

Massive data breach affects millions of Shien users

NEW YORK, U.S. - Revealing a massive cyber attack that affected the company, the U.S. online fashion retailer Shien has ...

Crypto exchange Zaif hack angers Japan's financial watchdog

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, which is owned by Tech Bureau Corp suffered a hack earlier this ...

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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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