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US attempts to seize oil tanker will have 'grave consequences': Iran

Tehran [Iran], Aug 19 (ANI): Iran on Monday said that attempts by the United States to seize recently freed Iranian ...


UN Bans Sending Baby Elephants from Wild to Zoos and Circuses

Delegates at a U.N. wildlife conference in Geneva voted Sunday to ban the practice of taking baby elephants from their ...


WFP Warns of 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency in Burkina Faso

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The World Food Program warns that millions of people in Burkina Faso are facing what it calls ...


Conference to Tackle Illegal Trade in Endangered Species

GENEVA - Tackling the illegal trade in endangered wild fauna and flora and strengthening trade rules for fisheries, timber, and ...


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Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Merkel says Germany prepared for any Brexit outcome

PanARMENIAN.Net - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday, August ...

Iran Tanker Heads to Greece from Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR - Last updated on Aug. 19, 2019 at 1:30p.m.An Iranian oil tanker seized in Gibraltar for violating European Union ...

G-7 Leaders Prepare For Summit Amid Fears Over Global Economy

LONDON - The G-7 host, Emmanuel Macron, has made fighting inequality the theme for the annual meeting of the seven ...

British Prime Minister under Pressure To Recall Parliament

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday dismissed the notion of recalling Parliament from its summer break after ...

Why some UK firms are fine with a no-deal Brexit

With the looming threat of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal deal and a slim but rising risk ...

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System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

In Kim's Threats and Appeasement, Experts See Move to Manipulate Trump

Connie Kim and Oh Taek-sung of the VOA Korean Service contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...

Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...

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Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...


Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...


4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...


Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...


North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...


India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...


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