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Paris Catches Asian Tigers in Most Expensive City Race

TBILISI - Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world's most expensive cities to live ...


KCR calls BJP 'duplicate Hindus', says 'we are real Hindus'

Nizamabad (Telangana) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Tuesday termed leaders of BJP as 'duplicate ...


Kazakhstan: The man who will be president

For those who follow politics in Kazakhstan, the man whom outgoing President Nursultan Nazarbayev has entrusted with succeeding him for ...


Kyodo: Japan Olympic Committee Chief Takeda to Resign

TOKYO - Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is expected to announce plans to step down on Tuesday, ...


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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. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Asia Pacific

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China, US to hold eighth round of trade talks in Beijing

Beijing [China], March 21 (ANI): China and the United States will hold the eighth round of high-level economic and trade ...

China: Several injured in explosion in pesticide plant

Jiangsu province [China], March 21 (ANI): An explosion took place at Chenjiagang Tianjiayi chemical plant here on Thursday afternoon. According ...

Australia moving 2 000 people from powerful cyclone's path

Australia is evacuating about 2 000 people from part of northern Australia ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit ...

New Zealand attack: Pakistani expat family mourns with pride

The question caught Ambreen Naeem off-guard. "At 2pm, my sister called and asked where my son Talah and husband Naeem ...

US Negotiators to Visit China Next Week for New Round of Trade Talks

China says a high-ranking U.S. delegation will travel to Beijing next week to resume negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing ...

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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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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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