Thu, 17 Oct 2019

Sudan Talks Delayed After Attacks in Nuba Mountains

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - The SPLM-North (Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North) faction based in Sudan's Nuba Mountains suspended peace talks in ...

Trump: Democratic Challengers Are 'Clowns'

U.S. President Donald Trump assailed his Democratic challengers on Wednesday after their latest debate, calling them "clowns" who would crash ...

Trump Urges Italy's Leader to Increase Defense Spending

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump urged Italy on Wednesday to increase its defense spending as he welcomed Italian President Sergio ...

Democrats Protest $200M in Additional Border Wall Transfers

President Donald Trump has quietly transferred more than $200 million from Pentagon counterdrug efforts toward building his long-promised wall along ...

New York Governor Signs Law Aimed at Foiling Trump Pardons

ALBANY, NEW YORK - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a law clearing away legal hurdles that could have ...

Why Canada should embrace a coalition-style 'fellowship of parties'

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh broke a cardinal rule of Canadian politics recently when he dropped the "c" word - coalition. ...

Moscow Court Upholds Pretrial Restrictions For Protesters

MOSCOW -- Moscow courts have upheld pretrial restrictions for two activists arrested over an unsanctioned rally on July 27 and ...

Twitter says world leaders 'not above' its rules

Twitter said world leaders are "not above" the rules of the online platform and could see their messages removed or ...

House Democrats Not Easing Up on Their Impeachment Probe

WASHINGTON - The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward ...

AP Fact Check: Democrats Flub Details on Guns, Syria in Debate

WASHINGTON - A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the ...

Tharoor snubs Pakistan for peddling false narrative on Kashmir

Belgrade [Serbia], Oct 16 (ANI): Snubbing Pakistan for resorting to "blatant misrepresentations" and "peddling false narrative", Congress MP Shashi Tharoor ...

Bulgaria police hold 6 over racist abuse at England match

Sofia - Six Bulgarians have been detained over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England that sparked a ...

Moscow Warns Turkey to Wrap Up Syria Incursion Quickly

MOSCOW - Russians officials urged Turkey to limit the duration and scale of its cross-border military incursion into northeast Syria, ...

Erdogan Will Not Meet with US Delegation Heading to Turkey

WHITE HOUSE - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will not meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence or ...

Drone from Pak side sighted in Punjab's Firozepur

Firozepur (Punjab) [India], Oct 16 (ANI): A drone from Pakistan's side was spotted in Punjab's Firozepur district, according to Border ...

NegOr's Buglasan Festival 2019 now open

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 16 (PIA) -- Negros Oriental's annual provincial fiesta, the Buglasan Festival 2019, has officially opened.Negros Oriental Gov. ...

Blue Tigers thank supporters for turning up in numbers

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Oct 16 (ANI): After playing an unexpected 1-1 draw against Bangladesh, the Blue Tigers are thankful ...

Pakistan U19 to play friendly cricket matches against China

Lahore [Pakistan], Oct 16 (ANI): Pakistan U19 will leave for Beijing on Wednesday evening to play friendly cricket matches against ...

Key Adviser To Pompeo Set To Testify In Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Michael McKinley, a former senior adviser to U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo, is set to testify as the Democratic-led ...

Bomb Kills Three Police, Injures 36 Children In East Afghanistan

At least three police officers were killed and about 36 people, including 20 children, were wounded when a vehicle bomb ...

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Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

British pound falls on Brexit deal skepticism, Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan were trending higher again Wednesday, following on from a more than 400-points rise on ...

Government-owned Turkish bank hit by U.S. justice department charges

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Justice has charged a state-owned Turkish bank with fraud, money laundering, and sanctions offenses related ...

Optimism on Brexit drive U.S., European markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about a trade deal between the U.S. and China and increasing hopes Boris Johnson ...

San Francisco-based Patreon opens new European HQ in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Patreon, the crowdfunding membership and payment platform for independent artists is expanding its international footprint with 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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