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2 Australian boys die in hospital after volcano disaster

SYDNEY, Australia - Two Australian schoolboys severely injured in the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand on Monday have ...

Pentagon Tests Long-banned Ballistic Missile over Pacific

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon on Thursday flight-tested a missile that had been banned under a treaty that the United States ...

Vietnamese Dissident Who Died Behind Bars is Buried at Prison

A retired teacher who died in prison this week while serving a 13-year term for 'subversion' because of Facebook postings ...

Indian Capital Hosts Its First Queer Literature Festival

NEW DELHI - Marketing consultant Bhuwan Kathuria was among those who had flashed victory signs outside the Supreme Court in ...

Michelle Obama Tells Girls to Fight Man's 'Presumption' to Power

KUALA LUMPUR - Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday urged girls to resist the "imposter syndrome" she had ...

SUEZ to handle water distribution service in Mangalore

New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): A global leader in water management and environmental services, 'SUEZ' has won the contract ...

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Wall Street celebrates as indices hit new all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hit record highs on Thursday as reports circulated that the U.S. and China ...

Mkhwebane: Lowlight of the year was ConCourt personal costs order

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has reflected on the work her office has done this past year, saying it received positive ...

European Central Bank Chief Sees Slowdown Bottoming Out

FRANKFURT, GERMANY - Central banks in the United States and Europe say they've done their part to help the economy ...

Brazil's benchmark interest down to 4.5% a year

For the fourth consecutive time, the Brazilian Central Bank lowered the economy's benchmark interest rate. Its committee unanimously decided to ...

Sensex, Nifty close on positive note led by metals and banks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices mirrored global sentiment and extended gains after making a positive start ...

Inventor of Bar Code Dies at 94

George Laurer, who invented the universal product code, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 94.The UPC ...