Mon, 27 May 2019

Ill-treatment of Taliban detainees prompts UN rebuke

KABUL, Afghanistan - Reports of prisoners held by the Taliban in Afghanistan being tortured and killed surfaced on Sunday.The reports ...

Japan under fire from North Korea during Trump tour

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has issued two provocative statements slamming Japan, just as U.S. President Donald Trump has ...

Last year 98 UN peacekeepers lost their lives

UNITED NATIONS - Since the UN set up its first peacekeeping mission back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have ...

Arson blamed for attack on Catholic Church in Derrry

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - A Catholic Church in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland have been set ablaze.Detectives say they believe the ...

National Day in U.S. for missing children

WASHINGTON DC - When a 13-year-old North Carolina girl went missing last fall, the FBI and state and local partners ...

Leo Varadkar praises Theresa May

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoseach Leo Varadkar has paid tribute to his counterpart in the UK following her announcement that she ...

Iranians bearing brunt of U.S. sanctions

Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment ...

Women dominate same-sex marriages in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week ...

In Italy, Anti-Migrant Populist Wins Big

ROME - The big winner in Italy's vote in the European elections was Matteo Salvini's anti-migrant League party which took ...

LGBTQ employees urged to undergo HIV test to set example

DAVAO DEL NORTE (PIA) -- Kapalong Mayor Ma. Theresa Timbol on Wednesday urged municipal employees who belong to lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-queer (LGBTQ) ...

Turnout Up In EU Vote But Can The Center Hold After Populist Surge?

BRUSSELS -- European Union democracy is alive and kicking.That is the best takeaway from last night's results in the European ...

Core Pro-EU Parties Lose Ground As European Elections Shift Landscape

Elections to the European Parliament reflect an altered political landscape in the European Union, with the main center-right and center-left ...

Park in St. Petersburg to Be Named after Iran's Isfahan

Based on an agreement between the municipalities of Russia's St. Petersburg and Iran's Isfahan, a park called "Isfahan Park" will ...

Iran Exempts Travel Agencies from VAT to Promote Tourism

Travel agencies taking tours to Iran have been exempted from paying Value-Added Tax (VAT) upon the order of First Vice ...

Japan, EU Best Mediators between Iran, US: Ex-Official

A former Iranian official says Japan and the European Union can be the best intermediaries between Iran and the United ...

Quadrilateral Military Communication Vital to Avoid War

The US, Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia need a regular line of communication to avert potential misunderstandings and to make ...

Race organisers focus on high-quality TransCape journey

Cape Town - Even after a hugely successful 2019 edition, race organisers ASG Events will leave no stone unturned in ...

Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules

Kathmandu - Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers ...

Wozniacki dumped out in Roland Garros 1st round

Paris - Former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki collapsed to a 0-6, 6-3, 6-3 loss to Russian world No 68 ...

Five key takeaways from the EU elections

The EU elections have been marked by successes for the far right, a surge by the Greens and setbacks for ...

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Prime Minister Abe could mediate between U.S. and Iran, says Trump

TOKYO, Japan - U.S. President Donald Trump says he would be fine with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe serving as ...

Ill-treatment of Taliban detainees prompts UN rebuke

KABUL, Afghanistan - Reports of prisoners held by the Taliban in Afghanistan being tortured and killed surfaced on Sunday.The reports ...

Japan under fire from North Korea during Trump tour

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has issued two provocative statements slamming Japan, just as U.S. President Donald Trump has ...

Last year 98 UN peacekeepers lost their lives

UNITED NATIONS - Since the UN set up its first peacekeeping mission back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have ...

Arson blamed for attack on Catholic Church in Derrry

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - A Catholic Church in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland have been set ablaze.Detectives say they believe the ...

National Day in U.S. for missing children

WASHINGTON DC - When a 13-year-old North Carolina girl went missing last fall, the FBI and state and local partners ...

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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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