Tue, 13 Nov 2018

U.S. pilots forced to eject after issues in navy warplane

TOKYO, Japan - In what became the second warplane crash involving the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in ...

World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice

PARIS, France - Several leaders from across the world descended on the French capital on Sunday, to mark 100 years ...

Taliban attacks kill dozens as Russia chases Afghan peace

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after Russia launched its quest for elusive peace in Afghanistan, hosting members of Afghanistan’s High ...

China fumes over U.S. provocations in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Following a very public thrashing by the U.S. over disputes between the world's two largest economies - ...

Turkish president says other countries have heard recordings

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday recordings of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi ...

Palestinian wounded during Ramallah protests dies

RAMALLAH, Palestinian territories – A Palestinian who was shot by the Israeli army during protests in the West Bank two ...

Al Shabaab claims deadly Somalia bombing as toll rises

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Islamist terrorist group Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly triple bombing in the Somali capital ...

Dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament condemned by U.S., U.K.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was widely criticized on Saturday after deciding to dissolve the ...

12 killed in Jordan flash floods after heavy rains

AMMAN, Jordan - Flash floods triggered by heavy rains in parts of Jordan have led to the death of 12 ...

Trump says U.S. insulted by France

PARIS, France - U.S. President Donald Trump dropped a diplomatic bombshell just as Air Force One was arriving in Paris ...

New Members of Congress dominated by women

The next United States Congress will have  at least 123 women in the House and Senate, including two Muslim-American women, ...

Are mass shootings becoming a normal part of society?

Mass shootings seem to have become a sad new normal in the American life. They happen too often, and in ...

Federal Bureau of Investigation creating 900 new jobs

NEW YORK, New York - Whether it’s  cracking codes ,  halting hackers , or  finding forensic evidence , the FBI uses ...

Separatist Areas Elect Leaders as Ukraine, Russia Trade Barbs

DONETSK, UKRAINE - Two separatist-controlled regions of eastern Ukraine announced the winners of leadership elections on Monday that were dismissed ...

Bolsonaro: Brazil Pension Reform Legislation Unlikely in 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's Congress is unlikely to pass pension reform legislation this year, far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said ...

EU, UK Inch Closer to Deal as Brexit Hangs in Balance

BRUSSELS - Britain and the European Union appeared to be inching toward agreement on Brexit on Monday, but British Prime ...

Ethiopia Arrests 63 Suspected of Rights Abuses, Corruption

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and ...

Bangladeshi Official: 'We Will Not Send Any Rohingya Back by Force'

Bangladesh will not repatriate Rohingya to Myanmar unless the U.N.'s refugee agency confirms they are willing to leave voluntarily, a ...

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cows, coffee and sustainable farming

Small-scale farms in Panama are helping to heal land degraded by extensive cattle ranching and extreme rainfall or drought associated ...

Russia: Taliban, US Officials Held '10 Secret' Meetings in Doha

ISLAMABAD - Russia said Monday the Taliban has secretly held 10 rounds of talks with the United States, other than ...

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Al Shabaab claims deadly Somalia bombing as toll rises

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Islamist terrorist group Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly triple bombing in the Somali capital ...

Ethiopia Arrests 63 Suspected of Rights Abuses, Corruption

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and ...

Zimbabwe Farmers Call for Help to Mitigate Drought Effects

HARARE - Farmers in Zimbabwe are appealing for funds to irrigate their land, in hopes of fending off a possible ...

More Women in Poor Countries Use Contraception, Says Report

KIGALI, RWANDA - More women and girls in poor countries are using modern contraception, signifying progress in efforts to involve ...

MPs call for review of policy on captive lion breeding

The parliamentary Committee on Environmental Affairs on Monday adopted a report compiled during a two-day colloquium on captive breeding and ...

TAG Heuer watches snatched in East Rand mall robbery

Robbers with a taste for a specific brand of watches robbed Jade Jewellers at East Rand Mall on Monday. The ...

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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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