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Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Erdogan Plans To Meet Putin In Moscow On August 27

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to make a one-day official visit to Moscow on August 27 for a meeting ...

Pakistan to host Sri Lanka for limited over series

Karachi - Pakistan will host Sri Lanka for six limited over internationals starting next month, the two cricket boards said ...

US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam

US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation ...

PM leaves for UAE from France

Paris [France], Aug 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday from Paris ...

What exactly do journalists like John Humphrys have against Media Studies?

Veteran BBC Radio presenter John Humphrys has spent decades exposing the weaknesses inherent in the rhetorical pronouncements made by the ...

BCC gets P350M dev't budget

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 23 (PIA6) -- The Bacolod City College (BCC) in Barangay Taculing will soon be the site of ...

Iran says ready to work on French nuclear deal proposals

PanARMENIAN.Net - Iran is prepared to work on French proposals to salvage the international nuclear deal that Tehran signed with ...

Cheika names 'unpredictable' Wallaby World Cup squad

Sydney - Coach Michael Cheika on Friday said the Wallabies planned to be "unpredictable" in Japan as he tapped uncapped ...

US, Russia Bicker Over Collapse of INF Treaty at UN

UNITED NATIONS - The United States and Russia traded accusations Thursday at the U.N. Security Council over the recent collapse ...

Crucial Round of US-Taliban Peace Talks Under Way

Updated: Aug. 22, 2019, 4:37 p.m.ISLAMABAD - The United States and the Afghan Taliban have resumed peace talks in Qatar ...

U.S., Taliban Kick Off Ninth Round Of Afghan Peace Talks In Qatar

U.S. and Taliban negotiators have resumed talks in Qatar to firm up a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year ...

Ribery hungry for success with Fiorentina - and a big house

Florence - Franck Ribery said Thursday his hunger for success drove him to turn down lucrative offers from clubs in ...

Crucial Round of US-Taliban Peace Talks Underway

ISLAMABAD - The United States and the Afghan Taliban have resumed peace talks in Qatar to try to conclude an ...

Greek Prime Minister: Iranian Oil Tanker 'Not Headed For Greece'

An Iranian supertanker at the center of a diplomatic row between Tehran and Washington 'is not headed for Greece,' Greek ...

Gender-Based Violence to be Focus of Arms Trade Conference

GENEVA - Efforts to regulate the international export of weapons to lessen gender-based violence will be a focus next week ...

PM Modi reaches Paris, to hold bilateral meeting with Macron

Paris [France], Aug 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached Paris in the first leg of his three-nation ...

Syrian Government Opens Corridor for Cvilians in Rebel Area

Syrian authorities opened Thursday a "humanitarian corridor" so civilians from a besieged, rebel-held area in the north of Hama province ...

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After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...

Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...

Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

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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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