Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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 ...

White House now looking for new G7 venue as Trump bows out

WASHINGTON, DC - In an abrupt about-face U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday night the upcoming G7 in June ...

EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...

China-U.S. trade frictions could fracture globe, says Antnio Guterres

WASHINGTON, DC - Tensions relating to global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to "do ...

What next after UK parliament's votes on Brexit deal?

Britain's three-year Brexit saga took another dramatic twist on Tuesday, with the outcome still tortuously tough to predict.In a landmark ...

Indonesia's Muslim Groups Not Ready to Speak Out on Uyghurs

Leaders of Indonesia's two largest Muslim organizations say they are still analyzing China's treatment of Uyghurs to verify whether the ...

VOA Explains: Executive Power and Impeachment

As Democrats forge ahead with the impeachment investigation into whether President Donald Trump abused his office by pressing Ukraine for ...

Confusion at the fish counter: How to eat fish responsibly

It now seems absurd that anyone once believed the ocean was inexhaustable: fish stocks are in dismal shape and scientists ...

UN health agency launches week of action to ban lead paint

Lead exposure killed more than one million people in 2017, according to data cited by WHO, which is why the ...

Cold Snap Prompts Cries Of Foul Play At Afghan Election Center

A top Afghan presidential contender has complained after two police officers slept in an election data center in Kabul where ...

Campbell hired as Southend boss

London - Former Arsenal and Tottenham star Sol Campbell was hired as manager of third tier strugglers Southend on Tuesday.Campbell ...

British MPs give preliminary approval to Johnson's Brexit deal

British MPs on Tuesday gave their initial approval to a law implementing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, but could ...

Trump blasts inquiry as 'lynching' as key witness testifies

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the impeachment inquiry as a "lynching," using explosive, racially-charged language to discredit the ...

US's oldest living president Carter hospitalised after another fall

Former US president Jimmy Carter has been hospitalised with a minor pelvic fracture after a fall on Monday night, the ...

Kurdish Fighters Say They Have Withdrawn From Northern Syria

Syrian Kurdish forces said Tuesday they have totally withdrawn from northern Syria ahead of the end of a cease-fire in ...

Syrian Chaos Breathing Life into Islamic State

Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria appears to be giving Islamic State new life, but U.S. counterterrorism officials caution the terror ...

More Syrians Escaping into Northern Iraq

AMMAN, JORDAN - Aid workers in northern Iraq say they are seeing increasing numbers of Syrians fleeing over the border ...

Diplomat Provides House With 'Disturbing' Account on Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor, a diplomat who has sharply questioned President Donald Trump's policy on Ukraine, has ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader issues warning over dam

Ethiopia's prime minister has warned that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with ...

Kurdish Fighters Say They Have Withdrawn From Northern Syria

Syrian Kurdish forces said Tuesday they have totally withdrawn from northern Syria ahead of the end of a cease-fire in ...

Syrian Chaos Breathing Life into Islamic State

Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria appears to be giving Islamic State new life, but U.S. counterterrorism officials caution the terror ...

More Syrians Escaping into Northern Iraq

AMMAN, JORDAN - Aid workers in northern Iraq say they are seeing increasing numbers of Syrians fleeing over the border ...

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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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