Tue, 28 Jan 2020

Tributes flow for NBA legend Kobe Bryant, killed in helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES - The sports world, particularly the NBA and the broader basketball community, is shocked at the news that ...

Trump describes impeachment as massive election interference

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Sunday that his lawyers "absolutely shredded" Democrats' case that he should be ...

Politics playing big part in rushed presentation of Mideast peace plan

WASHINGTON, DC - A blueprint the White House is rolling out to resolve the decades-long conflict between the Israelis and ...

Coaching centre collapse in Indian capital claims lives

DELHI, India - Five people have been killed in a building collapse in the Indian capital of Delhi. Another 3 ...

Pentagon confirms 34 U.S. service members injured in missile attack

WASHINGTON, DC - Thirty-four U.S. service members have been diagnosed with concussion and traumatic brain injuries as a result of ...

Coronavirus spreading rapidly, 13 Chinese cities now in lockdown

BEIJING, China - The death toll and infected rate from the Wuhan coronavirus in China has increased dramatically, while the ...

U.S. Senate moves to second phase of Trump trial

WASHINGTON, DC - Democratic prosecutors on Friday wrapped up three days of arguments for seeking Donald Trump's removal from office, ...

Turkish earthquake caused scores of casualties, interior minister says

ANKARA, Turkey - The death toll from Friday's powerful earthquake which struck in eastern Turkey keeps rising, the country's interior ...

Chelsea handed potential Liverpool clash in FA Cup

London - Premier League leaders Liverpool will face Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round if Jurgen Klopp's understudies win ...

Palestinian PM calls on world to boycott Trump peace plan

Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh on Monday urged international powers to boycott US President Donald Trump's "peace plan" which they ...

Nearly 200 killed in two eastern DRC provinces last month: monitor

Nearly 200 civilians were killed in violence last month in two volatile provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo's lawless ...

Charity: 1.2 Million Nigerians Beyond Humanitarian Access

GENEVA - The charity Doctors Without Borders says insecurity caused by the Boko Haram conflict has put more than a ...

Greece Rebuffs Turkish Demands to Demilitarize Aegean Islands

ISTANBUL - Greece is pushing back against Turkish demands that it demilitarize 16 Aegean islands. The Turkish government maintains it ...

I've become a political target: Adnan Sami

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 28 (ANI): Amid the ongoing controversy over the government's decision to confer him with the Padma ...

Trump Offers China 'Any Help' to Fight Coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump has offered China any help needed to combat a deadly outbreak of a coronavirus that has ...

More than skin deep, beauty salons are places of sharing and caring

What happens when people visit beauty and hair salons? Are trips to the salon simply about shaping how one looks ...

3 things we learned from England's Test tour of SA

London - England crushed South Africa by 191 runs on Monday to clinch a 3-1 Test series victory over the ...

Saracens eye blockbuster clash against Springboks

Cape Town - English club Saracens are reportedly eyeing a match against the world champion Springboks next season.Saracens, who have ...

WHO says global risk of China virus is 'high'

The World Health Organisation on Monday said the global risk from the deadly virus in China was "high", admitting an ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Misstates the Record on John Bolton

President Donald Trump stated falsely Monday that House Democrats never called his former national security adviser to testify in their ...

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Coronavirus infects world stocks and currencies, sharp falls reported

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks around the world tumbled on Monday as fears escalated over the coronavirus which has ...

India puts its stake in national airline up for sale

NEW DELHI, India - Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday confirmed the sale of the government's stake in ...

Varadkar pressing for no trade quotas, no tariffs in Brexit deal

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Europe Helen McEntee were meeting with European Commission Chief Negotiator on ...

Shares in Asia fall, safe-haven currencies in demand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region sank on Monday as fears mounted over the spreading coronavirus, ...

New Los Angeles Rams and and Los Angeles Chargers home 85% complete

INGLEWOOD, California - The much-heralded SoFi Stadium being built at a cost of $2.6 billion in Inglewood, California, is now ...

Etihad takes delivery of 38th Dreamliner, with a new twist

ABU DHABI, UAE - Etihad Airways' newest aircraft, a specially themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner, touched down in Abu Dhabi on ...

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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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