Thu, 23 May 2019

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...

At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

The Hodeidah smokescreen: A real peace deal requires Yemeni buy-in

Nearly six months after a much-publicised deal was made in Sweden to bring an end to four years of war ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

US Disappointed Ex-Mozambique Finance Chief Wont Face US Trial

The United States says it is greatly disappointed with South Africa's decision to send a former Mozambican finance minister home ...

Senator: Trump May Use Iran Threat to Sell Bombs to Saudis

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs ...

NIA files charge-sheet against 4 ISJK terrorists

Jammu (JammuKashmir) [India], May 22 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed charge-sheet against four accused at Special NIA ...

USA sweep Canada to reach Women's T20 and World Cup Qualifiers

Dubai [UAE], May 22 (ANI): Sindhu Sriharsha-led USA produced three impressive performances to sweep Canada at the ICC Women's Qualifier ...

Virat Kohli to go into World Cup as No.1 batsman

Dubai [UAE], May 22 (ANI): With the men's Cricket World Cup 2019 scheduled to begin from May 30, the Indian ...

Experts stress on biodiversity conservation to keep Ganga clean

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature ...

IS Militants Target Kurdish Farmers in Disputed Iraqi Territories

VOA's Ahmed Zebari contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - In a bid to extort revenues from local farmers during the harvest ...

House Hearing Grows Heated Over Migrant Children's Deaths

WASHINGTON - A Democratic lawmaker on Wednesday blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, an ...

Home game: Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey

"Damn, we got it. We won one in their barn!"To Cree hockey player Eugene Arcand, these words made little sense. ...

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As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

US Acknowledges Death of Migrant Girl

U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in U.S. custody last year.The previously unreported case ...

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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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