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Afghanistan Protests Pakistan Invitation To Taliban

Afghanistan has expressed concerns to the UN Security Council about a planned visit by Taliban negotiators to Pakistan, asserting that ...

Zarif Speech Set For Final Day Of Munich Security Conference

The Munich Security Conference concludes on February 17, with a highly anticipated speech by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ...

Netanyahu says Arabs and Israel unified on combating Iran

WARSAW, Poland - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was interviewed Thursday by VOA Persian in Warsaw, where he discussed Israel's ...

Haitian Protesters Plan to Return to Streets Sunday

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI Life in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and its suburbs slowly began to return to normal Saturday after days of ...

Nauert Withdraws From Consideration for UN Post

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Saturday said she had withdrawn her name from consideration for U.S. ambassador to the ...

Trump Receives Update on China Trade Talks

PALM BEACH, Florida - President Donald Trump received an update on trade talks with China on Saturday at his Florida ...

Heather Nauert withdraws bid for US envoy to UN

Washington DC [USA], Feb 17 (ANI): State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Saturday (local time) withdrew herself from consideration for ...

Former US Cardinal McCarrick Dismissed From Priesthood

Disgraced former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood following allegations against him, including sexual ...

Russian Court: US Investor to Be Held Until April 13

MOSCOW A Russian court has ordered Michael Calvey, the founder of Moscow-based private equity firm Baring Vostok Capital Partners and ...

Vatican Expels Former US Cardinal McCarrick

The Vatican said Saturday that Pope Francis has defrocked disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick. In July of last year, ...

Pence Rebukes Europe Over Iran, Venezuela, Russia Links

MUNICH U.S. Vice President Mike Pence strongly criticized European allies Saturday for their stance on Iran and Venezuela, in a ...

Far-right Activists Stage Torchlit March in Bulgarian Capital

SOFIA, BULGARIA More than 2,000 far-right activists from several European countries staged a torchlit procession through Sofia on Saturday to ...

VOA Persian Interviews Israel's Netanyahu in Poland

WARSAW, POLAND Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was interviewed Saturday by VOA Persian at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, ...

UK AirlineCeases Operations, Blames Brexit

LONDON British regional airline Flybmi has gone into administration and canceled all flights immediately, the company said in a statement ...

Ex-V.P. Biden Warns Of Election Interference, Citing Russia

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has warned of efforts by foreign countries to interfere in upcoming elections, 'particularly coming ...

Pulwama attack: Anti-Pak protest held in London

London [UK], Feb 17 (ANI): Hundreds of Indians living in the UK on Saturday staged a protest outside the Pakistan ...

Pulwama attack: BNC asks India to cut diplomatic ties with Pakistan

Washington DC [USA], Feb 17 (ANI): The Balochistan National Congress (BNC), a US-based Baloch body, strongly condemned the Pulwama terror ...

Lavrov Slams U.K.'s Williamson As 'Minister Of War'

A day after accusing Russia of trying to 'goad the West,' British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson has been labeled the ...

Rally In Montenegro Demands Government Resign

Thousands of people have demonstrated in Montenegro to demand the resignation of President Milo Djukanovic's government over allegations of corruption. ...

Khashoggi's remains may have been burned in well

A new report from Turkish police suggests Jamal Khashoggi's remains might have been burned inside a well. Al Jazeera's Sinem ...

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5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

U.S. Air Force officer helped Iran wage cyber attack on U.S.

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist who defected to Iran six years ago has been charged ...

UN condemns bombing that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in Iran

NEW YORK, New York - The bombing of a bus in southeast Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province this week that killed 27 ...

Global head of corporate law at Apple facing fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed insider trading charges against a former senior attorney at ...

Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in on Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...

Crackdown on mail distribution centre in Darwin results in seizures

DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia - A crackdown on the sending of illicit substances and other illegal items through the post ...

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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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