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Far-right breakthrough amid big turnout in EU vote

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, as Eurosceptic forces made ...


Majlis Podcast: Tajikistan's Dangerous Prisons

Violence in Tajikistan's Vahdat prison on May 19 left 32 people dead -- 29 prisoners and three prison guards. Among ...


While in Oman, Iranian Diplomat Rejects Talks with US

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs has rejected any direct or indirect talks with the US amid heightened tension ...


'On edge' Federer marks Paris return with victory, Kerber crashes

Paris - Roger Federer marked his return to Roland Garros after a four-year absence with a straight sets win over ...


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American Football Legend Bart Starr Dies at 85

Former U.S. football superstar Bart Starr, who led his Green Bay Packers to victory in the first two Super Bowls, ...

Allegri era ends with a whimper as Juve fall at Sampdoria

Rome - Massimiliano Allegri ended his Juventus career in disappointing fashion on Sunday after the champions were undone by two ...

Ireland's O'Brien to miss Rugby World Cup

London - Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup later this year after Leinster confirmed ...

United legends thrash Bayern in 1999 charity rematch

London - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tormented Bayern Munich once again as the Manchester United manager scored in his club's 1999 ...

'On edge' Federer marks Paris return with victory, Kerber crashes

Paris - Roger Federer marked his return to Roland Garros after a four-year absence with a straight sets win over ...

Man Utd legends thrash Bayern in 1999 charity rematch

London - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tormented Bayern Munich once again as the Manchester United manager scored in his club's 1999 ...

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Jailed PKK Leader Calls for End to Mass Hunger Strike

Thousands of prisoners in Turkish jails have ended a 200-day-long hunger strike after jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan was ...

Impeachment Questions Still Swirling in Washington

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers are away from Washington, but questions about possible impeachment of the president ...

Banker-Turned-Politician Wins Lithuanian Presidency

Banker-turned-politician Gitanas Nauseda won Lithuania's presidential runoff election after his opponent Ingrida Simonyte conceded.Nauseda, 55, had around 74 percent of ...

'Rolling Thunder' Roars Into Washington for Last Time

Thousands of motorcycles roared into Washington Sunday for what organizers say will be the last Rolling Thunder in the nation's ...

Far-right breakthrough amid big turnout in EU vote

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, as Eurosceptic forces made ...

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Ill-treatment of Taliban detainees prompts UN rebuke

KABUL, Afghanistan - Reports of prisoners held by the Taliban in Afghanistan being tortured and killed surfaced on Sunday.The reports ...


Japan under fire from North Korea during Trump tour

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has issued two provocative statements slamming Japan, just as U.S. President Donald Trump has ...


Last year 98 UN peacekeepers lost their lives

UNITED NATIONS - Since the UN set up its first peacekeeping mission back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have ...


Arson blamed for attack on Catholic Church in Derrry

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - A Catholic Church in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland have been set ablaze.Detectives say they believe the ...


National Day in U.S. for missing children

WASHINGTON DC - When a 13-year-old North Carolina girl went missing last fall, the FBI and state and local partners ...


Leo Varadkar praises Theresa May

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoseach Leo Varadkar has paid tribute to his counterpart in the UK following her announcement that she ...


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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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