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Egypt Tightens Restrictions on Media, Social Networks

CAIRO - Egypt's top media regulator on Tuesday put into effect tighter restrictions that allow the state to block websites ...


Pompeo Heads to Kuwait, Israel, Lebanon

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East Tuesday for regional security talks in Kuwait, ...


Turkmenistan: Dont love thy neighbor

Aliquid mali propter vicinum malum it is ill living by bad neighbors, to quote a Latin saying. Turkmenistanreportedlyengaged in some ...


Christchurch harbored white supremacists before massacre

The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known ...


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Ed Sheeran concert: Soccer world cup security plan for FNB stadium

Ed Sheeran concertgoers can rest assured that there will be tight security at the event at FNB stadium in Nasrec ...

I will open in all IPL matches: says Rohit Sharma

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Rohit Sharma, the captain of Mumbai Indians will open in all matches of this ...

Proteas selectors must choose between reputation and form

Cape Town - The Proteas squad for the 2019 World Cup is largely settled. The captain and coach will always ...

Gibson impressed by Proteas rookie Nortje

Cape Town - Anrich Nortje has impressed Proteas coach Ottis Gibson over the course of the ODI series against Sri ...

ANOTHER reason to fret over SA's CWC batting

Cape Town - A well-documented and quite understandable theory: the Proteas' penetrative and skill-laden bowling attack has a better chance ...

All top five IPL scorers are Indian players

New Delhi [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) is just around the corner and fans have started supporting ...

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Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

'USA intends to designate Brazil as non-NATO ally'

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 20 (ANI): The United States intends to designate Brazil as a "major" non-NATO ally, US President ...

Britain's May to Ask EU to Delay Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to ask the European Union to delay Britain's exit from the bloc by ...

Saudi Arabia Invests $23 Billion to Improve Living in Riyadh

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it would spend 86 billion riyals ($23 billion) to boost the quality of ...

Pompeo Heads to Kuwait, Israel, Lebanon

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East Tuesday for regional security talks in Kuwait, ...

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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...


Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...


Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...


Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...


Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...


Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...


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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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