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Russian Orthodox Church Calls on UN for Help in Ukraine

MINSK, BELARUS - The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday called on the United Nations, the leaders of Germany and France, ...


5 underrated Russian writers

Their names are slowly drifting out of popular consciousness, but we want to bring them back, and here's why. 1. ...


Le Clos unable to lead team-mates to relay medal

Cape Town - A Chad le Clos -led South African 4x50m freestyle relay team weren't quick enough to secure a ...


Russian Orthodox Church Asks UN, Western Leaders For Help In Ukraine

The Russian Orthodox Church has called on international leaders to 'protect' its followers in Ukraine in the face of what ...


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Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Vietnam Given Best Odds to Gain from Sino-US Trade Dispute

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - The world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, Foxconn Technology, as well as a ...

Italy Cuts Deficit Target, Hedges on Growth Forecast

MILAN - The Italian government is happy it could lower its deficit target for next year, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi ...

Swedish Parliament Again Rejects Proposed Government

STOCKHOLM - Swedish lawmakers Friday rejected proposals for caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to form a center-left government, more than ...

Rebuffed in Brussels, Wounded at Home: Brexit Turmoil Deepens for May

BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to persuade European leaders to renegotiate Britain's deal to leave the ...

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Japanese regulator to business practices of tech giants

TOKYO, Japan - Japan’s Fair Trade Commission is set to launch a comprehensive survey in January 2019 to check the ...

U.S. China trade tensions could hit Apple sales in China

SHANGHAI, China - Many Chinese companies are pressing their employees to boycott iPhones and Apple products and buy Huawei units ...

Samsung to shutter Tianjin City plant

TIANJIN CITY, China - Samsung Electronics will suspend their operations at one of their mobile phone plants in China. With ...

Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in its U.S. IPO

NEW YORK, U.S. - China’s largest music-streaming service, Tencent Music Entertainment Group has raised nearly $1.1 billion in its U.S. ...

Jack Ma toppled as China's Richest Man from world index

BEIJING, China - With a fortune of $42.5 billion, Evergrande Group owner Xu Jiayin toppled Alibaba's Jack Ma to become ...

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U.S. Senate hands Trump a double defeat on Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. Senate handed the country's President Donald Trump a double defeat, after voting to not only ...


Australian police seize half-tonne of meth, arrest two teens

PARRAMATTA, Western Sydney, NSW, Australia - A 17-year-old boy appeared in Parramatta Children’s Court on Friday on charges relating to ...


Cohen handed three year prison sentence in Mueller probe

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A Manhattan Federal Court judge sentenced the U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen to three ...


Warehouse with voting machines in Congo destroyed in blaze

KINSHASA, Congo - A massive blaze engulfed a warehouse in Congo on Thursday, destroyed a large number of machines and ...


Nine killed, dozens injured in Turkey train crash

ANKARA, Turkey - A tragic high-speed train crash near the Turkish capital of Ankara left at least nine people dead ...


Israeli PM says human rights and free press need balancing

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thrown his support behind Saudi Arabia over the Jamal Khashoggi ...


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