Wed, 24 Jul 2019

US calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): Condemning continuous airstrikes by Russia and the Syrian government in Idlib province, the United States ...

Mark Esper Sworn In as US Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON - Updated 7:45 pm EDTArmy Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours ...

Pakistan's Imran Khan Says Taliban May Soon Release 2 Hostages

The Taliban may soon release two hostages who were captured in August 2016, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during ...

Kabul Seeks Clarification on Trump Talk of Wiping Out Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said ...

US Senate Approves Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund

WASHINGTON - The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to ...

The uproar over taking 'man' out of 'manhole'

It is not every day that a change to a municipal code for a medium-sized city makes international news. But ...

Rally In St. Petersburg For Slain LGBT Activist

MOSCOW -- Several dozen demonstrators rallied in St. Petersburg to mourn Yelena Grigoryeva, an LGBT rights campaigner who was slain ...

Puerto Ricans launch massive protest against governor

Hundreds of thousands of angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico's capital on Monday in the largest demonstration ...

UAE Crown Prince Ben Zayed Visits China to Boost Ties

CAIRO - China is playing host to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed, who is in Beijing on a state visit. ...

US Envoy to Sudan Lays Out Long Path to New Government

JOHANNESBURG - Sudan's path to a civilian government will be a long and complex one, says the United States' top ...

Ross: US Will Deal With Huawei Waiver Applications Within Weeks

The Trump administration plans to handle applications from tech companies seeking waivers over Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's blacklisting within the ...

Colombia Orders Uber to Improve Data Security After 2016 Breach

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - Colombia has given ride-hailing app Uber Technologies four months to improve its data security, the commerce regulator ...

White House Predicts Congress Will Approve Government Financing Deal

The White House predicted Tuesday that Congress would approve a critical new agreement restoring the government's ability to pay its ...

Britons call Boris Johnson 'Britain's Trump': US President

Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that Britons like him and that is why ...

Bomb Blast Kills At Least Two In Pakistan

A bomb blast in a market in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta has killed at least two people and wounded ...

US: Imran Khan meets Pompeo

Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is in the United States for a three-day visit, ...

Russian Boxer Dies From Injuries Suffered In U.S. Match

Russian boxer Maksim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered during a match in the U.S. state of Maryland, his country's ...

WATCH | India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir dispute

India on Tuesday denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump to mediate the decades-long Kashmir conflict ...

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, the 'Butcher of Beijing,' Dies

Former Chinese premier Li Peng, who gained international notoriety in 1989 as the "Butcher of Beijing," has died at the ...

Former Kosovo PM Haradinaj Heads To Hague Court

Ramush Haradinaj, who resigned last week as Kosovo's prime minister, is traveling to the Netherlands to appear before a Hague-based ...

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Respected Tennessee attorney stole from client trust funds

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - After a state trooper was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while on duty in 2005, ...

Brexit torch passes to Boris

LONDON, UK - Brexit will be the first priority for Boris Johnson when he takes office as prime minister, replacing ...

Tanaiste issues statement of condemnation over Palestinian evictions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has taken issue with Israel over the forced evacuations ...

The disappearance of Burundian reporter Jean Bigirimana

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI - When a journalist we know walks through the streets of his hometown in Burundi, his neighbors often ...

Demolition of homes in Sur Baher could just be the start, UN warns

RAMALLAH, Palestinian territories - UN officials on Monday slammed the decision by the Israeli army to demolish a number of ...

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers and bulldozers begin demolitions

SUR BAHER, West Bank - The Israeli army has begun widespread demolitions in the West Bank on the edge of ...

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