Thu, 24 Oct 2019

Kim unlikely to forego nuclear capability without solid guarantees

WASHINGTON, DC - Since the regime in Pyongyang doesn't see any reason to rein in its nuclear weapons program or ...

U.S. tightens net on whistleblower Julian Assange

LONDON, UK - U.S. efforts to have whistleblower Julian Assange extradited from a prison in London to the United States ...

Israel could be forced to polls for third time this year

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government, and has given up on being ...

Trudeau holds on to power but with slimmed majority

Canada's federal election campaign highlighted a struggle that caught the world by surprise. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the ...

U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...

Bus crash in Democratic Republic of Congo claims many lives

MBANZA-NGUNGU, Democratic Republic of Congo - At least 31 people are dead and many others were injured after a bus ...

Kurdish Dreams Fade After Russia-Turkey Deal Ends Fighting

QAMESHLI AND DIRIK, SYRIA - A mournful song was heard on the streets of Qameshli on Wednesday, as about a ...

Serbia's Besieged N1 Broadcaster Blames President for Harassment

BELGRADE, SERBIA - The executive producer of Serbia's privately owned N1TV channel says the nation's president is to blame for ...

Bones May Be Remains of Lost Japanese Internee

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. - A skeleton recently found on California's second-highest mountain could be the remains of a Japanese-American man ...

Tragedies Deepen US Jewish-Muslim Bonds to Fight Hate Crimes

NEW YORK - Muslim groups helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to help Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue recover ...

Low wages not just farmers? fault, says US activist

"We can't just blame the farmers for poor farm worker wages," said Baldemar Velasquez, an American labour activist and president ...

Engineering giant ABB speaks out on Eskom tender probe

Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) is being investigated for suspect payments related to work carried out by the Swiss industrial giant ...

Sabitzer stars as Leipzig fight back to down Zenit

Leipzig - Austria's Marcel Sabitzer set up a goal and scored another as RB Leipzig came from behind to beat ...

In Egypt, 8 Dead After Chaotic Day of Heavy Rains, Flooding

CAIRO - Heavy rains that pummeled the capital of Cairo and other parts of the country, causing massive traffic jams ...

Bike event to revisit WWII historical sites

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 23(PIA) -- More than a hundred motorbike enthusiasts from the different parts of the country will have ...

Cabinet nod to MoU with Kuwait in accounting, audit

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for capacity building and ...

Pasha 41: Taking a look at measles in the DRC

The measles outbreak in the DRC is the largest and most fatal in the world this year. What started in ...

Child marriage in North Africa: still a lot to be done

This year about 12 million of the world's children will be married before they turn 18. UNICEF figures suggest about ...

Curious Kids: how does our brain send signals to our body?

How does our brain send signals to our body? - Aarav, aged nine, Mumbai, India.For hundreds of years, scientists have ...

Shame plays an important role in political life - or at least it used to

Shame controls our lives in many powerful ways. And even though its rules are not written, we expect people to ...

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Dubai Properties to build high-rise tower on last JBR beachfront site

DUBAI, UAE - Prominent developer Dubai Properties, which developed the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) project, comprising forty high rise towers ...

Bourses across Asia mixed, U.S. dollar regains some ground

SYDNEY, NSW - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.In Japan the key Nikkei 225 index jumped 76.48 points or ...

New Zealand carrier announces direct flights to New York

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Air New Zealand is to launch a non-stop route from Auckland to New York.The new service ...

Wall Street mixed as UK lawmakers reject new Brexit deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow advancing, while the S&P 500 and ...

Ground-breaking ceremony in Dubai for Malaysian expo team

DUBAI, UAE - Malaysia held a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, to kick-start construction of it's pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, ...

Steaks back on menus in China as Irish beef exports resume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Beef exports from Ireland to China are back to full capacity after a two-decade ban.The majority of ...

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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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