Wed, 17 Jul 2019

Pompeo to Visit 4 Latin American Nations in Security, Migration Push

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week, with a focus on ...

Peru Ministry: Ex-President Toledo Arrested in US on Extradition

LIMA, PERU - Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo was arrested in the United States under an extradition order on Tuesday, ...

Africans Flee to South America on Dangerous Journey to US

PORTLAND, MAINE - Hundreds of Africans have joined Central American migrants on the long, dangerous journey to seek asylum in ...

Vale to Pay $106.5M to Workers Affected by Brazil Dam Disaster

Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected ...

Boxing Champ Pernell Whitaker Dies After Being Hit by Car

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

UNHCR deeply concerned about new U.S. asylum restrictions

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing ...

Boxing legend 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dead at 55

Los Angeles - Former Olympic boxing gold medallist and four-weight world champion Pernell Whitaker has died after a traffic accident ...

I'm not a perfect role model, says Neymar

Leeds [UK], July 15 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain player Neymar, who has been surrounded by controversies in the recent times, says ...

Last Lunar Eclipse of Year Falls on Apollo Anniversary

The last lunar eclipse of the year will take place this week, allowing stargazers from large swathes of the globe ...

Taiwan President Visits Haiti, But No New Deals Announced

WASHINGTON/PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen made a quick visit to Haiti Saturday during which she expressed ...

Kenya faces devastating Prosopis invasion: What can be done

Woody plant species have been deliberately introduced into many arid and semi-arid regions across the world as they can help ...

Neymar renews war of words with PSG, hailing Barcelona 'remontada'

Paris - Neymar fired another shot in his battle with Paris Saint-Germain after saying his favourite football memory is Barcelona's ...

Neymar says he's fit, posts mischievous Barcelona video

Sao Paulo - Neymar says he has recovered "almost 100 percent" from the ankle injury that ruled him out of ...

Tringale, Landry lead John Deere as Vegas fades

Illinois - Andrew Landry and Cameron Tringale opened up a one-shot lead at the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic on ...

Unborn Child Dies While Venezuelan Mother Waits to Enter Chile

SANTIAGO, CHILE - Chilean officials said Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman ...

Examining and Critiquing the SecurityDevelopment Nexus

The security-development nexus has firmly established its place in global policymaking (European Council, 2003; DFID, 2005; OECD, 2007). Understanding the ...

Iran's Zarif Heads to New York for UN Meeting

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left for New York to attend a conference at the United ...

Luis Suarez battling to be ready to start Uruguay's opener against Ecuador at Copa America

Suarez had an operation about a month ago and it remains unclear if the Barcelona striker will start for Uruguay ...

The Venezuelan crisis, explained - Penn Today

The Venezuelan crisis, explained Penn: Office of University Communications A Q&A with Tulia Falleti, a political science professor and the ...

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Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

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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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