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The ?Respectable? Faces That Help Cambodia's Elite Loot the Country

In August 1990, one year before he took up his role as U.S. ambassador to Cambodia, Charles Twining wrote that ...


Africa COVID-19 tally exceeds 1.68 lakh cases, toll over 4,700

Geneva [Switzerland], June 5 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 168,464 and at least 4,700 ...


Equity indices close 1 pc higher, SBI up 8.8 pc after Q4 results

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed higher on Friday led by gains in PSU banks, metal ...


Detained US Navy Veteran Freed by Iran as Part of Deal

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Navy veteran, whose family said his only crime was falling in love, left Iran on Thursday ...


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Irish GDP jumps 4.9% in first quarter this year

DUBLIN, Ireland June 5 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to 87.6 billion euros (about $99 billion) in ...

Kosovo Lifts All Trade Barriers Against Serbia

The new government of Kosovo announced on June 6 that it is lifting all trade barriers imposed on Serbia in ...

Xi calls for "China-France contributions" to winning global COVID-19 fight

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. (Xinhua/Yan Yan)BEIJING, ...

Pak Army runs 'death squads' in Balochistan , says BNM

London [UK], June 5 (ANI): The Baloch National Movement (BNM) has urged the international community, especially neighbouring countries including India, ...

Harry Kane hopes Spurs can be single-minded in Euro chase

Harry Kane hopes Tottenham can benefit from focusing solely on the Premier League when the battle for a place in ...

Rand's winning streak continues - but it could be short-lived

The rand continued to strengthen on Friday morning to reach R16.74/$ in early trade, after breaking through the R17/$ barrier ...

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Irrational exuberance hits Wall St on stunning employment data

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks roared on Friday as employment data showed the U.S, economy could bounce back ...

Irish GDP jumps 4.9% in first quarter this year

DUBLIN, Ireland June 5 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to 87.6 billion euros (about $99 billion) in ...

Shares in Hong Kong in Demand, Asian region moves higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued higher on Friday, while the U.S. dollar remained in free fall."Central banks ...

New Zealand setting high standards in housing developments

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - New public housing that will save tenants money in energy bills, and provide warmer, healthier and ...

World food prices fall for fourth consecutive month

ROME, Italy - Global food commodity prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May as the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic ...

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Dubai's Special Forces raid home in high profile arrest

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai security officials have arrested a Danish man wanted by Interpol in a sting operation.Amir Faten Mekky, ...


Irrational exuberance hits Wall St on stunning employment data

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks roared on Friday as employment data showed the U.S, economy could bounce back ...


Two Russians expelled from embassy by Czech government

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his government has decided to designate two staff members at ...


Chinese capital returning to normal, threat level lowered again

BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Beijing will lower its emergency response to the novel coronavirus epidemic from the second level ...


75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...


Proposed Israeli developments in east Jerusalem draw Palestinian ire

JERUSALEM - The only Palestinian industrial area in East Jerusalem is to be demolished, and the present occupiers of the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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