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Vietnam to Encourage Environmentally Friendly Building Design

HO CHI MINH CITY - Consider that buildings can be designed, in relation to the sun, depending on whether occupants ...


UN condemns Sri Lankan bombings

Geneva [Switzerland], Apr 22 (ANI): The United Nations on Sunday strongly condemned the ghastly attacks in Sri Lanka, in which ...


Sri Lanka bombing victims were from at least 12 countries

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - At least 290 people were killed in bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka ...


U.S. Women Skate Past Switzerland, 8-0

US Women Skate Past Switzerland, 8-0 USA Hockey ESPOO, Finland Dani Cameranesi (Plymouth, Minn.), Megan Keller (Farmington Hills, Mich.) and ...


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Oil Prices Spike as US Insists All Countries Stop Iranian Imports

Oil prices reached a six-month high Tuesday after the Trump administration announced it would no longer exempt countries from U.S. ...

EU's 1.5m Cash Aid Insult to Flood-Hit Iranians

Head of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation (IKRF), the main relief organization of Iran, says the countrys government should have ...

China Lashes Out At Washington's Decision On Iran Oil Sanctions

Beijing has lashed out at a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil, warning that it ...

Is Health Care Still a Basic Right as Communist Vietnam Privatizes

HO CHI MINH CITY - Communist Vietnam is moving to privatize some parts of its health care system, raising questions ...

Smash Or Flop, Ukraine's Zelenskiy Steps Into Role Of A Lifetime

KYIV -- Check your jokes in at the door. Volodymyr Zelenskiy is about to step into the biggest role of ...

Much Yet to Do: EU Urges New Ukraine Leader to Push Reforms

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - The European Union delivered formal congratulations to Ukraine's novice president-elect on Monday but made clear it expects ...

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Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...

Asian Development Bank to support renewable power projects in Pacific

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will ...

Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...

Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...

African information technology industry gets boost with outsourcing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Amidst bustling Addis Ababa, a revolution in homegrown Ethiopian software is brewing.  Gebeya  believes it can supply talent ...

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Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...


UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 290, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...


Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...


Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...


13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...