Sat, 23 Mar 2019

War in Afghanistan claims lives of 2 U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in war-torn Afghanistan during an operation, an official statement said Friday. ...

11 arrests in Greater Belfast over alleged paramilitary activities

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A significant search and arrest operation against the criminal activities of the East Belfast Ulster Volunteer ...

Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

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 ...

Aid Workers in Africa Challenged by Aftermath of Cyclone Idai

Aid workers were confronted with chaos and pleas for help Friday in Mozambique as receding waters allowed them access to ...

(Im)migration News Recap, March 16-23

Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, and why and how it could impact your life, family or ...

Seven Villagers Killed by Heavy Artillery in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Seven civilians in Myanmars Rakhine state were killed by artillery fire Friday during what the government claims was a battle ...

North Korea Tells South It Has Pulled Out of Border Liason Office

North Korea told South Korea on Friday pulled out of a border liaison office with the South, in a major ...

Sri Lanka women squad announced for England T20 series

Dubai [UAE], Mar 23 (ANI): Sri Lanka have announced a 15-member squad for three-match T20I series against England, slated to ...

Rakhimov quits as head of crisis-hit amateur boxing association

Lausanne - Gafur Rakhimov stepped down as head of the AIBA, world amateur boxing's governing body, on Friday amid a ...

Anscombe eyes Rugby World Cup glory with Wales

Cardiff - Gareth Anscombe is backing Wales to "ruffle a few feathers" at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later ...

Disgraced Adam Johnson released from prison

London - Disgraced former England international Adam Johnson has been released from prison after serving three years for engaging in ...

PGA Tour bans Garrigus after positive drug test

Miami - Robert Garrigus , an American golfer who hailed conquering substance abuse in 2010 after his lone PGA title, ...

Savea returns for Toulon a month after 'DNA test' blast

Paris - Former New Zealand international Julian Savea will start for Toulon this weekend, the Top 14 side announced on ...

Finch's ton helps fire Australia to win over Pakistan

Sharjah - Aaron Finch's fine century drove Australia to a convincing eight-wicket win over a new-look Pakistan in the first ...

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Dassault Systèmes expands hub in Ireland

CORK CITY, Ireland - French and Irish business leaders, politicians and diplomats got together this week for the opening of ...

Venezuelan government-owned BANDES bank banned by U.S. treasury

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. treasury has imposed sanctions on the government-owned and controlled Venzuelan bank, Banco de Desarrollo Economico ...

U.S. stocks get slammed, Nasdaq loses 2.50%

NEW YORK, New York - Equity markets tumbled, bond markets rose, and the U.S. was bought up against the euro, ...

Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

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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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