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US-South Korea Drills Could Impact Nuclear Talks, Says North

SEOUL - North Korea has criticized U.S. plans to hold a joint military exercise next month with South Korea, suggesting ...


Solskjaer confident De Gea will sign new deal - soon

Perth - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he was optimistic that goalkeeper David De Gea would sign a new ...


Malaysia Takes Back $243M from Chinese Firm over Canceled Pipelines

Malaysia has taken back more than U.S. $243 million from a Chinese state company to cover the portion of gas ...


China's LNG Imports Spark Security Debate

Analysts are divided on the degree of China's risks from its growing reliance on imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...


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Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

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South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

US Expands Mediating Role in South Korea-Japan Dispute

SEOUL - As a trade dispute rooted in historical tensions spirals toward a full-blown trade war between Japan and South ...

Amid Georgia-Russia crisis, U.S. stays quiet

As Georgia finds itself in the deepest crisis with Russia since the 2008 war between the two countries, Tbilisi's closest ...

PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil

Cape Town - South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions ...

Wallabies hit by spate of late injuries

Cape Town - The Wallabies have been hard hit by no fewer than SIX injuries in the build-up to the ...

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National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...


Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...


New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...


Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...


International Monetary Fund begins search for new managing director

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has intiiated a process to find a new managing director following the ...


Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...


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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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