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Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

Nobel Laureate Murad Urges Justice for Yazidi Victims of IS

UNITED NATIONS - Nobel laureate and former Islamic State captive Nadia Murad reproached the international community Tuesday, saying in the ...

Scaremongering Video Undermines Anti-Polio Drive in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Police in northwestern Pakistan have detained a man and are hunting down his suspected associates for spreading unfounded ...

Vladivostok Summit: Kim departs for Russia on train

Pyongyang [North Korea], Apr 24 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday embarked for Russia by a train for ...

Strait of Hormuz: The World's Most Important Oil Artery

LONDON - Iran has said it would block the Strait of Hormuz if it was barred from using the strategic ...

Kushner Plays Down Russia's Interference in 2016 Election

NEW YORK - White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday the investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential ...

Saudi Arabia executes 37 men

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Apr 24 (ANI): Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed 37 men, convicted of terror like activities, according to ...

Bishop Critical of Nicaragua's Ortega Leaves for Vatican

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA - A Roman Catholic bishop who has been outspoken in his criticism of President Daniel Ortega over Nicaragua's ...

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 ...

Turkey Slams US as Tensions Escalate Over Iranian Sanctions

ISTANBUL - U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to end waivers from sanctions for countries importing Iranian oil threatens to further ...

Myanmar Court Rejects Appeal of Reuters Journalists

- Margaret Besheer contributed to this report. Myanmars Supreme Court has denied the appeal of two Reuters journalists convicted of ...

House Panel Moves Toward Contempt Vote for Ex-White House Official

A Democratic-controlled House committee moved Tuesday to hold a former White House personnel security chief in contempt of Congress for ...

Putin Views Launch of New Submarine to Carry Nuclear Drones

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has watched the launch of a new submarine intended to carry prospective underwater nuclear ...

Pak Army undergoes rejig

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Apr 23 (ANI): Five Lieutenant Generals in the Pakistan Army were reshuffled on Tuesday. In an official statement, ...

Bakers Battalion Making Bread for Flood-Hit Iranians

A group of Iranian female bakers from the city of Khanuk in Kerman Province, southern Iran, have baked 3,000 local ...

North Korea leader Kim to meet with Putin in Russia

North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin. The Korean ...

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. ...

Indians Vote in 3rd Phase of Massive General Election

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined millions of his citizens Tuesday in casting a ballot in the third phase of ...

China's Growing Interest in Middle East Sets Off US Alarm Bells

China pledged $23 billion in loans and aid to Middle Eastern countries last year and signed another $28 billion in ...

2020 Democrats Clash Over Impeachment, Felons' Right to Vote

MANCHESTER, N.H. - California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trumps impeachment as five leading Democratic presidential ...

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...

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 ...

Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...

Asian Development Bank to support renewable power projects in Pacific

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will ...

Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...

Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...

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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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