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Uzbekistan: Ice arena opening carries whiff of Russian soft power

Russian soft power is icy and camp. And it was on full display on March 15, at the inauguration of ...


In A First, Tehran Honors Beleaguered Afghan Community

Afghan migrants and refugees living in Iran have grown accustomed to humiliation, blamed for the country's ills rather than celebrated ...


Warsaw Snubs Russia Ahead Of World War II Commemoration

Poland has refused to invite a Russian delegation to a ceremony to commemorate 80 years since the outbreak of World ...


Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Says His Top Aide Detained

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says intelligence agents have detained his chief of staff. Guaido's aide, ...


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Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

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Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...


Uzbekistan: Ice arena opening carries whiff of Russian soft power

Russian soft power is icy and camp. And it was on full display on March 15, at the inauguration of ...


Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears hes in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which ...


Norouz Attack In Kabul Kills At Least Six; IS Claims Responsibility

Multiple explosions have killed at least six people and wounded 23 near a Shi'ite shrine in Kabul, Afghan officials say. ...


In A First, Tehran Honors Beleaguered Afghan Community

Afghan migrants and refugees living in Iran have grown accustomed to humiliation, blamed for the country's ills rather than celebrated ...


Warsaw Snubs Russia Ahead Of World War II Commemoration

Poland has refused to invite a Russian delegation to a ceremony to commemorate 80 years since the outbreak of World ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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