Mon, 21 Oct 2019

EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...

China-U.S. trade frictions could fracture globe, says Antnio Guterres

WASHINGTON, DC - Tensions relating to global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to "do ...

UK prime minister vows to leave EU by 31 October after losing poll

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sticking to his guns despite failing to get parliamentary backing to ...

Trump floated idea of his property being venue for G7 summit

WASHINGTON, DC - At his suggestion, U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's G7 at one of his own ...

Shelling and clashes in northern Syria continue despite ceasefire

NORTHEASTERN SYRIA - Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people ...

Explosion targets worshippers at Mosque near Jalalabad in Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Dozens of worshippers have been killed and scores more wounded Friday in an explosion at a mosque ...

Deaths mount in north Syria in midst of confusion over ceasefire

NORTHEAST SYRIA - A total of sixty-four Syrian rebels fighting alongside Turkish forces have been killed in the offensive which ...

Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

Tearful Murray wins at Antwerp for first ATP title since 2017

Antwerp - Andy Murray said he was "very proud" after earning his first ATP title since March 2017 on Sunday ...

Trump Cancels Plan to Hold G-7 at His Miami Golf Club

In a series of Tweets Saturday night U.S. President Donald Trump said he was canceling plans to hold the 2020 ...

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo sworn in for final term

Jakarta [Indonesia], Oct 20 (ANI): Faced with a string of fresh challenges including security, corruption and economic slowdown, Indonesia's popular ...

We need to understand the culture of whales so we can save them

We often think of culture as solely human. We think of our music, our clothes, our food, our languages. However, ...

US Defence Secretary arrives in Afghanistan on unannounced stop

Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 20 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced stop in ...

Aviation no longer a luxury for the privileged - airline leader

Aviation is no longer a luxury for the privileged few, it's a requirement for everybody so accessibility of air travel ...

Colsaerts wins French Open to end seven-year title drought

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines - Nicolas Colsaerts held on to seal a gripping one-shot victory over Denmark's Joachim B Hansen at the French ...

SA tripped up in final of Tusker Safari Sevens

Cape Town - South Africa lost 19-14 to Kenya's Morans team in the final of the Tusker Safari Sevens at ...

5-point plan to rebuild SARS and improve tax collections

RELATED ARTICLES Bain 'fixer' quits, accuses firm of withholding following SARS mess 'One person at a time.' Kieswetter's strategy for ...

Darfur Victims Say for Sake of Peace Bashir Must Face ICC

CAMP KALMA, SUDAN - For Jamal Ibrahim, whose sisters were raped by militiamen in Darfur, only the handover of Sudan's ...

Anti-Govt Protests Gain Momentum in Lebanon, Enter 4th Day

BEIRUT - Tens of thousands of Lebanese protesters of all ages gathered Sunday in major cities and towns nationwide, with ...

Firebrand Cleric Green-Lights Fresh Protests in Iraq

BAGHDAD - Influential Iraqi Shi'ite leader Moqtada al-Sadr has given his supporters the green light to resume anti-government protests, after ...

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Shelling and clashes in northern Syria continue despite ceasefire

NORTHEASTERN SYRIA - Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people ...

Deaths mount in north Syria in midst of confusion over ceasefire

NORTHEAST SYRIA - A total of sixty-four Syrian rebels fighting alongside Turkish forces have been killed in the offensive which ...

Anti-austerity protests in Lebanon enter fourth day

Beirut [Lebanon], Oct 20 (ANI): Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Lebanon's streets as the anti-government protests in the country entered ...

US Defence Secretary arrives in Afghanistan on unannounced stop

Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 20 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced stop in ...

US bombed own airbase in Syria before withdrawing troops

Damascus [Syria], Oct 20 (Sputnik/ANI): The US armed forces demolished their own airbase in Al-Hasakah province in northeast Syria before ...

Aramco: IPO Timing Depends on 'Market Conditions'

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Saudi Aramco said Sunday the timing of its long-awaited stock market debut "will depend on ...

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