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UN Hosting Western Sahara Talks in Switzerland This Week

GENEVA - The U.N. envoy for the contested Western Sahara will convene talks in Switzerland later this week, seeking compromise ...


Algeria's Bouteflika Defies Pressure to Step Down Immediately

ALGIERS - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday again defied mass protests calling for his immediate resignation, insisting on a ...


Thiem was better when it really mattered, says Roger Federer

California [US], Mar 18 (ANI): Roger Federer lost the Paribas Open final against Dominic Thiem 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday ...


UN urged to intervene to end victimisation by Pakistani forces

GENEVA, Switzerland - An organization of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit, seeking freedom of these areas from Pakistan, on Sunday ...


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Two biggest banks in Germany could be merging

FRANKFURT, Germany - Deutsche Bank on Sunday confirmed reports first published in The Wall Street Journal, and by Reuters, that ...

Investments and jobs being diverted from UK to Ireland

NEW YORK, New York - At least seventy new projects have been approved for investment in Ireland as a direct ...

Russian individuals and companies sanctioned over Crimea

WASHINGTON DC -  New financial sanctions have been imposed on Russia by the United States, Canada and the European Union ...

Sensex up 68 points at 38,163 amid sharply volatile session

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened on a high note for the seventh consecutive session on ...

Iran's Rouhani Signs Trade Pacts in Iraq to Help Offset US Sanctions

BAGHDAD - Iraq and Iran signed several preliminary trade deals on Monday, Iraqi officials said, as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ...

Cameroon Protests US Criticism During Nagy Visit

YAOUNDE - As the top U.S. diplomat for Africa visits Cameroon, pro-government groups are protesting what they call Tibor Nagy's ...

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Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

700 U.S. companies now have offices in Ireland

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (KPIX 5) – The luck of the Irish is only one of the factors attracting many Silicon ...

Export markets in Japan declined last month

TOKYO, Japan - Falling exports threaten the Japanese economy, particularly at a time when Chinese exports too are in a ...

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Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...


Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...


Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...


U.S. president weighs into John McCain again, despite his death

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on former Senator John McCain, months after the senator ...


Major flooding and deaths in Mozambique and Malawi following cyclone

GENEVA, Switzerland - A major aid operation is underway in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, ...


50 now confirmed dead in Christchurch shootings

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - As the gloom continues over New Zelaand on Sunday, and the world grieves for those who ...


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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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