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Kremlin 'Very Closely Following' Detention Of U.S. Investor

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the Kremlin is following the situation involving the detention of a prominent American investment-fund ...


Crimean History Book To Be Yanked After 'Nazi' Outcry

A new Crimean history textbook will be withdrawn after harsh criticism by human rights activists and Crimean Tatars, who said ...


Belarus Always Ready To Be EU's 'Reliable' Partner, Says Lukashenka

MINSK -- Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country 'Will always be the European Union's partner.' Speaking on February 18 ...


Armenian leather will be exported to EU, Asia and Russia

PanARMENIAN.Net - With the support of Business Armenia, Elmasta - a company producing handbags in Russia - and Armenian companies ...


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Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...

Where Ireland stands in relation to Brexit, McEntee

DUBLIN, Ireland - This week Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee briefed journalists on Ireland's position in ...

S&P Global Ratings establishes Irish hub for Europe

DUBLIN, Ireland - One of the major international credit rating agencies S&P Global Ratings this week inaugurated their new European ...

EU must make more efforts to save nuclear deal, says Iran

Munich [Germany], Feb 18 (ANI): Iran on Sunday called on the European Union (EU) to do more to keep the ...

Kosovo Marks 11th Anniversary Of Independence With Military Parade

Kosovo has marked the 11th anniversary of its declaration of independence from Serbia with a parade featuring members of the ...

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 ...

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Japanese, Chinese and Australian shares rise Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were broadly higher on Tuesday, adding to gains of a day earlier. In Hong ...

Business community in Ireland urged to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has begun warning businesses to start preparing for Brexit. Businesses are being urged to contact their ...

U.S. stocks trade higher, Dow gains 1.74%

NEW YORK, New York, Wall Street was upbeat on Mon day, in a good start to the week. Optimism about ...

Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...

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U.S. president reaffirms all options open on Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan military to abandon their president, and to throw ...


Eight children, 7 women among casualties in Syria bombings

GENEVA, Switzerland - An international humanitarian and medical aid organisation operating in Syria has denounced the shelling of civilian areas ...


Days after Warsaw forum, Israel accused of 'theft' by Arab League

CAIRO, Egypt - Just days after foreign ministers from Arab nations sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...


Jeremy Corbyn disappointed with 7 breakaways

LONDON, UK - Seven Labour Party MPs have resigned from the party to form their own group with shared policies, ...


Civilians blocked from leaving as ISIS makes last ditch stand

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces ...


Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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