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Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...

Report says Israeli PM pushing Trump to attack Iran

JERUSASLEM - Behind the continual hostility towards Iran by the United States, and the recent flare-up in tensions is lsrael, ...

Sana'a struck in series of airstrikes, UN Security Council looks on

SANA'A, Yemen - Reports are still coming in on the deadly air strikes that hit the Yemen capital on Thursday, ...

10 dead after collapse of wall during factory demolition

SHANGHAI, China - At least ten people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a factory wall in Shanghai ...

Ex-CIA agent gets twenty year prison term for selling secrets to China

VIRGINIA - A former CIA agent was jailed for twenty years on Friday after being convicted on espionage charges. Kevin ...

U.S. military build-up in Persian Gulf continues

DUBAI, UAE - Two U.S. guided-missile destroyers entered the Persian Gulf on Thursday without incident as the likelihood of an ...

Mobs in Myanmar threaten Muslims wanting to worship during Ramadan

YANGON, Myanmar - Mobs are forcing government authorities in Myanmar to restrict Muslims from worshipping during the holy month of ...

Chennai: 2.56 kg gold worth Rs 82 lakh seized

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 19 (ANI): A total of 2.56 kg gold worth Rs 82 lakh has been seized ...

Iranians, Afghans Plead With Amazon For Self-Publishing In Persian

If you write a book in Manx Gaelic, a Celtic language thought dead until recently, you can use Amazon's self-publishing ...

UN Tells Italy Proposed Decree Violates Migrants' Rights

ROME, ITALY - The Italian interior ministry vowed Sunday to press ahead with a new decree formalizing the closure of ...

Kenya, Cameroon Military Fighting Terrorism Through Development

YAOUNDE - A delegation from the Kenyan military is sharing experience on how the Cameroon military engineering corps has taken ...

Reduction of Iran's Commitments Meant to Save Nuclear Deal

Iran's recent move to stop implementing some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers is indeed ...

India gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

New Delhi - Top Indian sprinter Dutee Chand revealed on Sunday that she is gay, becoming the first athlete from ...

UEFA unveils 'fans first' Euro 2020 ticket policy

Budapest - A 'fans first' policy at next year's Euro 2020 football tournament will make more affordable tickets available than ...

Bale bows out on bench as Madrid blow season finale

Madrid - Real Madrid delivered a suitably dreadful end to their miserable season, and Gareth Bale was not even given ...

Faf says fearless Proteas must forget failure

Cape Town - Faf du Plessis, who will lead the Proteas at this year's World Cup, believes his team must ...

Majlis Podcast: Bringing Central Asians Home From Syria, Iraq

On May 10, Kazakhstan's interim president, Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev, announced that 231 Kazakhstan citizens had just been repatriated from Syria. On ...

Gokulam to take on Manipur in Indian Women's League semi-final

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], May 19 (ANI): Gokulam Kerala FC will take on Manipur Police in the semi-final of the Indian ...

ExxonMobil Evacuates U.S. Staff From Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran

U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil has evacuated its foreign staff from an oil field in Iraq, the country's oil minister says.The ...

Taliban, German Envoys Meet In Qatar Amid Peace Push

The Taliban has met in Qatar with Germany's special representative for Afghanistan amid international efforts to end the nearly 18-year ...

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Japanese automaker hits back at Trump declaration

TOPKYO, Japan - The Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars ...

Former Trans World Airlines terminal at JFK now a hotel

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The historic TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport, a transformation of the former Trans ...

Data management and regtech specialist chooses Cork for new hub

CORK, Ireland - Data management and regtech specialist RIMES has established a new office at City Gate, Mahon, in Cork, ...

2019 National Games underway in Davao City

DAVAO CITY,  Philippines - A total of 5,000 athletes from all parts of the country have converged on Davao City ...

Erie Canal to be adapted for new uses in upstate NY communities

ALBANY, New York - A sweeping initiative to examine how the 195-year-old Erie Canal can be reimagined for the 21st ...

Wall St slips as U.S. dollar surges

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks skidded lower on Friday in a dismal close to the week. With trade ...

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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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