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Drug use across the globe trending higher says UN report

NEW YORK, New York - Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of ...

United Nations peacekeepers to pull out of Haiti in October

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - UN peacekeepers in Haiti will end their mission later this year and leave the country.In their place, ...

Fur farming in Ireland to be phased out

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday made a decision to ban fur farming in the country.Ireland will join ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

Moscow backs Tehran on drone claims

JERUSALEM, Israel - Russia has taken issue with U.S. claims that the drone last week shot down by Iranian forces ...

Key nations say developments in Gulf risk miscalculation and conflict

NEW YORK, New York - France, Germany and the UK say they are gravely concerned by the increased tensions in ...

Mid-air collision of 2 Eurofighter planes north of Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Two Eurofighter jets attached to the German Airforce were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday over ...

Woman, two minor daughters enticed from Guatemala, treated as slaves

SACRAMENTO, California - A Californian couple have been accused of treating a Guatamalanl woman and her two minor daughters as ...

Social media ban in two states of Myannmar restricting communications

With "no media access" in parts of the country and "serious restrictions" on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on ...

Uzbekistan: Former General Prosecutor gets 10 years in prison

Uzbekistan's Supreme Court says that a former General Prosecutor arrested last year on corruption charges has been sentenced to 10 ...

Pressure off as Osaka hopes for better Wimbledon fortune

London - With the burden of being world number one lifted, Naomi Osaka will set her sights on Wimbledon, buoyed ...

Report-back forum on the Status of Women held

DAVAO CITY (PIA)- The Visayas-Mindanao leg of the Report-back Forum on the United Nations (UN) Commission on the Status of ...

Infecting healthy people in vaccine research can be ethical and necessary

Medical experiments involving intentionally infecting people with bacteria, viruses, and parasites are surprisingly common. And they are becoming more common ...

Salah sends Egypt into AFCON last 16

Cairo - Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of the Africa Cup of Nations as hosts Egypt secured a place ...

Federer was 'great draw' on 1999 Wimbledon debut - Novak

Prague - The 17-year-old youth on the other side of the Wimbledon net looked like an easy match-up for Jiri ...

Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit

Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, on Wednesday ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel ...

US border | Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today

Senate approves its own border aid bill amid photo outrageThe US Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant ...

Study: Cervical Cancer Vaccines Show Major Real-World Impact

LONDON - Vaccination against the virus that causes almost all cervical cancer is having a major impact on stopping infections ...

US Democratic Presidential Contenders Debate Unfolds

WASHINGTON - Steve Herman contributed to this report.Ten U.S. Democratic presidential contenders debated Wednesday night in the first major event ...

US Democratic Presidential Contenders Debate How to Beat Trump

Steve Herman contributed to the report.WASHINGTON - Ten U.S. Democratic presidential contenders held a spirited debate Wednesday night in the ...

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UN security council told Iran pact must be kept on foot

NEW YORK, New York - The United Nations believes the Iran nuclear deal should be salvaged, arguing that there is ...

Drug use across the globe trending higher says UN report

NEW YORK, New York - Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of ...

United Nations peacekeepers to pull out of Haiti in October

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - UN peacekeepers in Haiti will end their mission later this year and leave the country.In their place, ...

Fur farming in Ireland to be phased out

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday made a decision to ban fur farming in the country.Ireland will join ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

Moscow backs Tehran on drone claims

JERUSALEM, Israel - Russia has taken issue with U.S. claims that the drone last week shot down by Iranian forces ...

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