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12 million children will never see the inside of a school

New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million ...

Major attack on oil infrastructure plants in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Two of the largest Saudi Aramco oil facilities have been set on fire by drones.A total ...

UN critical of Israeli prime minister's annexation proposal

Israel's intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, ...

Boat capsizes in Indian provinces lead to high number of deaths

NEW DELHI, India - At least 30 people died in several boat capsizing incidents during religious rituals across India early ...

Deregulation to be major issue in 2020 U.S. election

All 10 Democratic candidates in the Houston debate on Thursday night spoke about investing public money taxpayer dollars in education, ...

Young girl with artificial legs hits catwalk at New York Fashion Week

WASHINGTON, DC - A young girl just proved that disability cannot stop anyone from achieving their dreams as the nine-year-old ...

Marquez snatches wins San Marino MotoGP

Misano Adriatico - Spaniard Marc Marquez snatched victory on the final lap at the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday ...

Taliban Restores Security Guarantees to Red Cross in Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban on Sunday revoked their ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and restored its ...

Kenya's Kamworor smashes men's world half marathon record

Paris - Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor sliced 17 seconds off the world record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday as ...

Benni slams Cape Town City's 'sloppy' defending

Cape Town - Cape Town City head coach Benni McCarthy has slammed his players for their "sloppy" defending after playing ...

England close in on Ashes-levelling win after Broad double

London - England closed in on a series-levelling victory in the fifth Test at the Oval on Sunday as Australia ...

New copyright law will benefit South Africans with disabilities

South Africa's current copyright law was enacted 41 years ago. The Copyright Act No. 98 of 1978 had no provisions ...

Canada's grand plan to explore the mysteries of the cosmos

There are about the same number of professional astronomers in Canada as there are active Canadian hockey players in the ...

Five climate change science misconceptions - debunked

The science of climate change is more than 150 years old and it is probably the most tested area of ...

2050 is too late - we must drastically cut emissions much sooner

One of the last things that Theresa May did before she left office as the UK prime minister in July ...

Explainer: How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6bn judgment debt in London

Nigeria has received a legal hiding after a UK court awarded a private company a $9.6bn (about R140bn) judgment debt ...

Saudi stocks tumble as tensions surge after Aramco drone attacks

Saudi Arabian stocks sank after drone strikes highlighted the vulnerability of the kingdom's oil facilities to terror attacks.The Tadawul All ...

Taliban Drops Ban, Guarantees Security of Red Cross in Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - The Taliban on Sunday revoked their ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in ...

US-Bound Migrants, Asylum-Seekers Wait Out Policy Changes

LAREDO, TEXAS/NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO - Editor's note: VOA is withholding some identifying information and images when requested by the migrant ...

Ghost Ships Become New US Marine Sanctuary

NANJEMOY, MD. - More than 200 wooden ships, scuttled from the 1700s to the 1900s, are laid to rest in ...

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Bob Iger quits Apple as streaming services go head-to-head

CUPERTINO, California - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger has quit the Apple board as the two companies, ...

Dow Jones inches ahead in otherwise flat market Friday

NEW YORK, New York - Strong U.S. retail sales and data showing a rise in U.S. consumer sentiment encouraged investors ...

Sale of Ohio pipeline to NEXUS to come with FTC conditions

Joint venture NEXUS Gas Transmission, LLC, and its member companies, DTE Energy Company and Enbridge Inc., will settle Federal Trade ...

Stocks in Asia hit six-week high

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia hit a 6 week high on Friday on news overnight that the ECB ...

NFL and Facebook combine to take football global

NEW YORK, New York - The National Football League and Facebook have announced a multi-year partnership extension which will see ...

State government approach to coal-mining gets support from Lithgow

LITHGOW, Central West, NSW, Australia - Lithgow leaders have strongly backed the New South Wales government over its commitment to ...

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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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