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Iranians, Afghans clash again at common border

TEHRAN, Iran: This week, Iranian media reported that the country's border guards clashed with the Afghan Taliban in the latest ...


Biden praises Israel for saving countless lives

The American leader has welcomed a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militantsUS President Joe Biden has commended the Israeli government ...


UK Museum Agrees to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

London - A London museum agreed Sunday to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century ...


Iraq Sentences 4 to Life Over January Attack on Baghdad Airport

Baghdad - An Iraqi court Sunday sentenced four people to life in prison over an attack on Baghdad airport early ...


J-K: NIA conducts raids in Jammu, Doda

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], August 8 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids at different locations in ...


Mohsin Ahmad ISIS active member to be produced before NIA court today

New Delhi [India], August 8 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) to produce Mohsin Ahmad, an alleged active member of ...


Israeli strikes against Islamic Jihad and counterstrikes continue, but Hamas will decide if these escalate into war

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], August 8 (ANI): As Israel's "Operation Breaking Dawn" entered its third day on Sunday, with dozens ...


Biden welcomes ceasefire between Israel, Gaza-based militants

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Sunday (local time) welcomed the announcement of a ceasefire between ...


Ukraine Grain Headed for Lebanon Under Wartime Deal Delayed

Beirut - The scheduled arrival Sunday of the first grain ship to leave Ukraine and cross the Black Sea under ...


UAE leaders congratulate Cote d'Ivoire President on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 7th August, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...


Egypt Brokers Truce in Israel-Gaza Border Violence

Jerusalem - Egypt helped broker a cease-fire to end the fighting in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian militant group ...


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Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

American credit card debt rises, along with cost of living

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A New York Federal Reserve report released this week indicated that Americans are struggling to ...

Amazon opens first distribution center in Ireland, to hire 500

DUBLIN, Ireland: With the opening of a new distribution center in Dublin, Amazon says it will provide faster deliveries to ...

Marriott surpasses quarterly revenue and profit estimates

BETHESDA, Maryland: Marriott International surpassed its quarterly revenue and profit estimates, driven by better than expected occupancy levels and higher ...

Strong Ireland economy reflected in low 4.2% unemployment

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's unemployment rate, reported at 4.2 percent, has reached its lowest rate in 21 years.This follows the Covid ...

Profits at British Petroleum of $8.45 billion match 14 year high

LONDON, England: Due to high margins and trading on the back of soaring energy prices, British Petroleum recorded second quarter ...

World

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Military demands access to social media accounts to award govt contracts

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to a leaked internal document obtained by the press, companies awarded government contracts are being investigated ...

First Ukraine grain shipment sailing towards Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland is set to receive one of three ships that have sailed from Ukraine filled with grain. The ...

US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...

Netherlands begins emergency management of water supplies

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Due to the hot, dry summer affecting most of Europe, the Dutch government has declared a national water ...

Study shows link between mild exercise and strong memory

WASHINGTON D.C.: A new government-funded study has found that a simple exercise routine might help older Americans with mild memory ...

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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...


Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...


After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...


American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...


Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...


Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...


Hotel Review

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 ...