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Why are so many Russian locations named after Switzerland

Travel Oct 23 2018 Anna Sorokina Igor Mikhalev /Sputnik, Vazovsky/Flickr, mzarkova/Pixabay From remote Muslim villages to old parks in Tatarstan...how ...


Anderson survives scare in Vienna, boosts London hopes

Cape Town - South African tennis star Kevin Anderson survived a scare in his opening round match at the Vienna ...


Never give up: UN chief's message for 2018 UN Day

Marking the 2018 United Nations Day, which falls on 24 October, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the men and women ...


Price paid to become Swiss varies widely, report finds

The administrative fees that go with becoming a Swiss citizen vary considerably across cantons, a new report has shown. In ...


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Dunnes scores the top spot in Irish grocery market survey

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the first time since February, Dunnes Stores managed to score the top spot in the latest ...

Saudi's crucial annual conference website hacked, defaced

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Amid mounting global pressure to come clean on the circumstances surrounding the death of its veteran ...

Former prime minister of Netherlands is dead at age 80

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, who helped forge the country's famed consensus-based politics and oversaw ...

Italy gets rating downgrade from Moodys

NEW YORK, New York – Moody’s has downgraded Italy’s sovereign debt rating once more, taking it a step closer to ...

Macedonia Bolsters Security For Deputies Who Back Name Change

Macedonian Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski says additional police protection is being provided for parliamentary deputies who voted to support a ...

Macedonia Bolsters Protection For Deputies Who Support Name Change

Macedonian Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski says additional police protection is being provided for parliamentary deputies who voted to support a ...

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Co-founder of the Facebook-acquired Oculus quits

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In what came as yet another setback for the world's largest social media company, the cofounder of ...

Hong Kong stock index drops 778 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Geopolitical concerns weighed on stock markets in Asia on Tuesday while regionally a rebound in Chinese stocks ...

Regional cooperation in Asia Pacific necessary, says report

METRO MANILA, Philippines - Regional cooperation is increasingly necessary to tackle a rising number of cross-border challenges in Asia and ...

Saudi's crucial annual conference website hacked, defaced

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Amid mounting global pressure to come clean on the circumstances surrounding the death of its veteran ...

Uber to appeal Singapore competition watchdog's penalty

SINGAPORE - Months after Uber Technologies sold its Southeast Asian business to the Singapore-based firm Grab, both the companies were ...

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U.S. officials confirm Syrian mosques now being targeted

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S.-led coalition has targeted a number of mosques and a religious building in the past week ...


Two deaths after boat carrying migrants sinks

ISTANBUL, Turkey – A boat carrying migrants has sunk in the Aegean Sea, just 50 metres off Turkey’s Mugla coast, ...


Trump seeks disarmament, then threatens Russia with nukes

MOSCOW, Russia - Two days after the U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intentions to withdraw the U.S. from the ...


Trump's bid to nix a nuclear arms treaty imperils its allies

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. President Donald Trump, who has proactively pursued better ties with Russia ever since assuming office, ...


Turkish President Erdogan to reveal details of Khasoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its ...


In shocking plot switch, Saudi claims Khashoggi was murdered

WASHINGTON, U.S. - For 17 days, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remained unfazed despite mounting fears of anarchy, threats of ...


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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 ...

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