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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 ...

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 ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

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 ...

Tensions flare as Bangladesh tries to send Rohingya home

Protests erupted in parts of Bangladesh's Rohingya camps on Wednesday as authorities attempted to restart controversial plans to begin sending ...

Proud to lead the team in Olympic Test Event, says Harmanpreet Singh

New Delhi [India], Aug 24 (ANI): Indian defender Harmanpreet Singh who captained the side in Olympic Test Event triumphant said ...

How we made it: 3 inspiring women share their career success stories

Be firm but fair; don't lose focus; try to learn something new every day; and read, read read.These are just ...

Harding dreams of playing for Ernie's Presidents Cup team

Cape Town - South African golfer Justin Harding revealed that it would be a dream to play in Ernie Els' ...

US, ASEAN to Stage Joint Naval Drills in Gulf of Thailand

Amid tensions in the contested South China Sea, the navies of the United States and the 10 ASEAN member-states will ...

Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon ...

Lindsey Vonn engaged to ice hockey star

Los Angeles - US skiing icon Lindsey Vonn and National Hockey League star P.K. Subban announced their engagement on Friday ...

Lyles 'shocked' by Coleman's missed tests

Paris - Noah Lyles said he was "shocked" by fellow American sprinter Christian Coleman's three missed drugs test which have ...

Wolff doesn't want Alonso at Mercedes, but open to Verstappen ...

Cape Town - While he ranks Fernando Alonso as one of the best, Toto Wolff says he would not consider ...

Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woes

Leeds - Josh Hazlewood took five wickets as England were bowled out for just 67 on the second day of ...

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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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