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U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of Al Shabaab militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An extremist attack at a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's Nairobi last week was claimed by the ...

WhatsApp messenger limits forwards in a bid to crackdown on rumors

  CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The Facebook owned popular messaging service, WhatsApp has revealed plans to fight misinformation and rumors through ...

Philippine financial service firm, Cebuana Lhuillier flags data breach

  MANILA, Philippines - Philippines' largest non-bank financial service provider, Cebuana Lhuillier has revealed details of a massive data breach, ...

Global inequality soars: Shocking gap between rich and poor revealed

  LONDON, U.K. - The shocking gap between the rich and poor across the world was revealed in a new ...

U.S. president and vice president pay tribute to Martin Luther King

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump made an unscheduled visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Monday, ...

Israel to shut down Palestinian schools in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Israel has announced it will close all UNRWA schools in East Jerusalem and replace them with Israeli-run schools. ...

10 'Blue Helmets' killed in West Africa

BAMAKO, Mali - Ten United Nation peacekeepers have been killed in what the UN has described as a 'terrorist attack,' ...

U.S. president 'looking forward' to meeting Kim Jong-un again

WASHINGTON DC - Following news that a second summit is planned between the leaders of the United States with North ...

Powerful earthquake rattles Chile, causing damage, killing two

COQUIMBO, Chile - The U.S. Geological Survey said that the coast of north-central Chile was struck by a powerful magnitude ...

4 boys aged twelve to 14 facing kidnapping, rape charges

NEWARK, New Castle County, Delaware - Four children  aged 12 to 14 are facing serious charges after the alleged abudction and ...

Racist furore erupts after Durban SA v Pakistan ODI

Cape Town - Pakista n captain Sarfraz Ahmed could be in hot water over an apparent racist comment during the ...

Maharashtra: ATS arrests 9 for suspected links with ISIS

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 23 (ANI): Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested nine men of a group allegedly aligned ...

Iran's Regional Influence Cannot Be Eliminated: Parl Speaker

Irans Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says Irans influence in the region is invincible, as the Islamic Revolution has progressed so ...

Any Negotiation with US Futile: Iranian Official

A senior Iranian official says the US has failed in the Iran nuclear deal test and it cannot be trusted ...

Russia Declines Invitation to Iran-Focused Poland Summit

Poland's foreign minister said Russia has declined an invitation to an international conference on the Middle East next month in ...

'Dad, I'm so scared' Cardiff striker Sala's final audio message

Nantes - Cardiff City's record new signing Emiliano Sala expressed concern about his plane shortly before the light aircraft disappeared ...

Giant US ice disk equipped with webcam after surviving storm

Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame survived the weekend winter weather that pummelled New England and ...

Top Africa stories: Zim president returns home, Ramaphosa

Zim President Mnangagwa returns amid economic crisis, crackdown Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late on Monday after cutting ...

Phehlukwayo: Who cares what the 'something' is?

Cape Town - A number of commentators, even some of the more articulate and traditionally on-the-button ones, will only stammer ...

Serena dumped out of Australian Open after sensational collapse

Melbourne - Serena Williams's bid to equal Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam titles was brought to a shuddering halt ...

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Stock markets in Asia ignore overnight falls in U.S.

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian markets virtually ignored the sharp falls on Wall Street overnight, with the major indices trading mixed. ...

New Israeli airport named after astronaut Ilan Ramon

  RAMON, Israel - The long-awaited new international airport in the south of Israel opened on Monday. Costing $455 million, ...

EU retailers dependence on Mastercard a breach of antitrust rules

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Commission has fined financial service group Mastercard €570.6 million ($647 million) for breaching antitrust rules. ...

Championing a cause in marketing can cause side effects

Gillette has launched a new marketing campaign, “The Best Men Can Be,” with an ad that has gone viral. The ...

NFL announces international schedule for 2019

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The National Football League has announced the matchups for its five 2019 international regular-season ...

Stocks in Europe little changed as May rules out second referendum

LONDON, UK - European stocks were mixed but little changed on Monday, in advance of a crucial speech by British ...

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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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