Wed, 26 Sep 2018

Swedish PM loses decisive no-confidence vote, will step down

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Weeks after the country's general election delivered a hung parliament, MPs voted in a mandatory no-confidence vote ...

Kavanaugh complains to Senate about character assassination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hours after the U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the man he chose to replace ...

Russia blames Israel for downed jet, plots future course

MOSCOW, Russia - In the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet in Syria last week, the Kremlin has ...

Kavanaugh accuser to testify before Senate on Thursday

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Days after a university professor from California made accusations of sexual assault against Donald Trump's Supreme Court ...

Iran vows vengeance after attack on military parade

TEHRAN, Iran - Following one of the worst attacks against Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp, the country have vowed ...

Irked over Brexit impasse, May demands new proposals

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing growing anger within the country and repeated rejection by ...

Reporter's Diary: Back to Lesvos

I first visited the Greek island of Lesvos in 2016. It was the tail end of the great migration that ...

Greece's man in the migrant morgue

Pavlos Pavlidis has spent nearly two decades examining and identifying the bodies of migrants and asylum seekers who have died ...

US tightens counter-terror clampdown on Syria aid

The US government has reinforced counter-terrorism controls on aid operations in Syria. New contractual terms require US-funded organisations to get ...

Another Syria aid operation on hold in rebel stronghold Idlib

The Irish NGO GOAL has suspended food voucher distributions in Syria's troubled Idlib region since February as donor concerns widen ...

U.S. Slams European Plan To Help Iran Sidestep U.S. Sanctions

The United States has sharply criticized a European Union plan to help Iran get around U.S. sanctions by establishing alternative ...

Nations Rally Around Action to Improve UN Peacekeeping

UNITED NATIONS - Facing a changing and challenging environment for the United Nations' 100,000 peacekeepers, 145 nations endorsed an action ...

In Estonia, Pope Says Scandals Driving People From Church

LONDON - Pope Francis on Tuesday acknowledged that the cover-up of sexual abuse is driving people away from the Catholic ...

World Leaders Stress Need to Educate Girls

UNITED NATIONS - Leaders of France, Canada and Britain called Tuesday on world nations to boost efforts to educate girls, ...

Talk of Kosovo Land Swaps Worry Serbian Faithful

DECANI, KOSOVO - The stone steps leading into the medieval church where Serbian Orthodox worshipers enter are worn. In the ...

Global oil prices touch four-year high

New York [USA], Sep 26 (ANI): After the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) dismissed the United States President ...

Tata Starbucks celebrates International Coffee Week with Brewtober

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 26 (BusinessWire India): Tata Starbucks in India is taking its coffee heritage and inspiration to celebrate ...

Iranian President slams Trump administration over sanctions

New York [USA], Sep 26 (ANI): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday lashed out at the sanctions reinstated by the ...

G4 leaders seek early UNSC reform

New York [USA], Sep 26 (ANI): The leaders of the G-4 countries in a meeting held during the ongoing 73rd ...

At UN, Congo's Kabila Vows 'Peaceful, Credible' Elections

UNITED NATIONS - Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila pledged at the United Nations on Tuesday that 'peaceful, ...

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Trump sparks derisive laughter from world leaders at the UN

NEW YORK, U.S. - In his second ever address before the United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Swedish PM loses decisive no-confidence vote, will step down

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Weeks after the country's general election delivered a hung parliament, MPs voted in a mandatory no-confidence vote ...

Kavanaugh complains to Senate about character assassination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hours after the U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the man he chose to replace ...

Russia blames Israel for downed jet, plots future course

MOSCOW, Russia - In the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet in Syria last week, the Kremlin has ...

Kavanaugh accuser to testify before Senate on Thursday

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Days after a university professor from California made accusations of sexual assault against Donald Trump's Supreme Court ...

Iran vows vengeance after attack on military parade

TEHRAN, Iran - Following one of the worst attacks against Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp, the country have vowed ...

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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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