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New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...

US, China Upbeat Ahead of Next Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin Service reporter Lin Feng contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking a ...

US, China Strike Positive Tone Ahead of Latest Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin service reporter Lin Feng also contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking ...

Netflix said to boost junk bond offering as investors pile in

Investors took heed of Netflix's advice to get in on the company's bond offerings while they can, allowing the company ...

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto

London - A manifesto signed by England star Raheem Sterling and fellow footballers to combat racism in the sport received ...

How will clashes in Libya affect refugees hoping to reach Europe?

It's been three months since Abdi* went to Bani Walid, a town known to Libya's refugees and migrants as the ...

Ukraine Cries Foul As Russia Offers Citizenship in Separatist Areas

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree simplifying the procedure for people living in parts of eastern Ukraine held ...

EU Envoy: Trump Cuba Policy Worries European Companies

HAVANA - The Trump administration's crackdown on business with Cuba's communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies on ...

Live Blog: Changing Of The Guard

09:14 Good morning. We'll start the blog with a few interesting tweets that caught our eye overnight (including an op-ed ...

UK's May Under Fire as Parliament Returns From Brexit Break

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May faced renewed pressure Tuesday from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers ...

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 ...

Sterling to pay for funeral of teen who 'touched his life'

London - England star Raheem Sterling is to pay for the funeral of former Crystal Palace youth player Damary Dawkins ...

Shoigu: Washington rejects to dismantle al-Rukban Camp

Moscow, SANA- Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu affirmed that the US rejects to allow 40 thousand displaced Syrians to leave ...

J&P AVAX Files Lowest Bid to Build Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link

Greece's J&P AVAX filed the lowest offer in a tender to design and build a gas pipeline between Bulgaria and ...

Bulgaria was Top Tourist Destination for Greeks in 2018

Bulgaria was the top destination for Greeks in 2018, according to data released by the Bank of Greece, as there ...

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U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...

39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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