Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris ...

U.S. Rejects Ukraine Top Prosecutor's 'Don't Prosecute' Accusation

KYIV -- The U.S. State Department has denied an explosive claim by Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko that U.S. Ambassador to ...

Myanmar Military Shrugs Off U.S. Senators Call For Rohingya Sanctions

Myanmars military rejected as one-sided accusations on Thursday a call by U.S. senators to slap sanctions on Myanmar's army chief ...

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Walks into Twitter Feud with Finland

UNITED NATIONS - Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley found herself in a Twitter feud with the people of Finland on ...

River Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul, Killing 83

MOSUL, IRAQ - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mothers Day capsized in the Tigris ...

Thousands More Flee Last Islamic State Enclave in Syria

NEAR BAGHUZ IN SYRIA / IRBIL, IRAQ - It may be almost over for the last enclave of Islamic State ...

Malaysian Leader in Pakistan to Sign $900M in Investment Deals

ISLAMABAD - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad arrived Thursday in Pakistan on an official three-day visit, where his high-powered delegation ...

Chinese President Lands in Italy, Set to Sign Belt and Road Deal

ROME - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Rome on Thursday at the start of a three-day visit during which ...

Red Willow Production Cuts Unemployment in Iranian Village

A small village named Bezijan, located near the city of Arak in Irans Markazi Province, has come under the spotlight ...

Pound plunges as traders confront possibility of no-deal Brexit

The pound had its worst day in two months on Thursday as traders suddenly awoke to the prospect of a ...

Southgate supports Rice amid IRA storm

London - England manager Gareth Southgate expressed his support for Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder apologised on Thursday ...

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Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

US Military Vet Recounts Arrests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he ...

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris ...

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