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Pompeo Singles Out Iran In UN Security Council Session On Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo specifically named Iran in his speech on August 20 at the UN Security Council ...

Trump: US 'Very Far from a Recession'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. is "very far from a recession," even as forecasters point to ...

VOA InterviewsGuatemala President-elect Alejandro Giammattei

An asylum deal with the United States would "necessarily" depend on economic benefits to its country, Guatemala president-elect Alejandro Giammattei ...

10 Facts on How Mosquitoes Pose a Threat to Half the World

LONDON - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than ...

Trump Considering Sullivan as Next US Envoy to Russia

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump confirms that Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" his choice ...

Pence: US Space Command Will Launch Next Week

The United States will get a step closer to establishing a space force next week.Vice President Mike Pence and Pentagon ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...