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Report says Israeli PM pushing Trump to attack Iran

JERUSASLEM - Behind the continual hostility towards Iran by the United States, and the recent flare-up in tensions is lsrael, ...

Sana'a struck in series of airstrikes, UN Security Council looks on

SANA'A, Yemen - Reports are still coming in on the deadly air strikes that hit the Yemen capital on Thursday, ...

10 dead after collapse of wall during factory demolition

SHANGHAI, China - At least ten people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a factory wall in Shanghai ...

Ex-CIA agent gets twenty year prison term for selling secrets to China

VIRGINIA - A former CIA agent was jailed for twenty years on Friday after being convicted on espionage charges. Kevin ...

U.S. military build-up in Persian Gulf continues

DUBAI, UAE - Two U.S. guided-missile destroyers entered the Persian Gulf on Thursday without incident as the likelihood of an ...

Mobs in Myanmar threaten Muslims wanting to worship during Ramadan

YANGON, Myanmar - Mobs are forcing government authorities in Myanmar to restrict Muslims from worshipping during the holy month of ...

Australia mourns loss of former leader Bob Hawke

If Bob Hawke had never become prime minister, he would still be recalled as a major figure in Australian political ...

Iranian Stem Cell Scientist in US Jails for 7 Months without Trial

Top Iranian stem cell scientist Dr. Masoud Soleimani has been behind bars in the United States without trial for the ...

Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal 1st round KO

New York - Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday ...

Djokovic to meet Nadal for 54th time with Rome title at stake

Rome - Novak Djokovic said he was relishing locking horns with his "greatest rival" Rafael Nadal as the pair set ...

Bravo, Pollard named in ten-player reserve list for upcoming CWC19

Antigua [West Indies], May 19 (ANI): Cricket West Indies on Saturday (local time) announced the list of reserve players for ...

The 20 million that got away: The mourning after the elections

The 20 million that got away: The mourning after the elections Tinyiko Maluleke SHARE THIS 13 minutes ago South Africans ...

Iran Will Never Sit for Talks with Bullies: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says Iranians believe in logic and negotiation, but the Islamic Republic will never surrender to the ...

UN human rights expert denounces attacks on Sudan protesters

A UN human rights expert has condemned reports of "excessive use of force" by Sudanese security forces against protesters demanding ...

EXCLUSIVE: Tom Moyane wanted to collapse the ANC, say party vets

A group of ANC veterans, including former deputy foreign affairs minister Aziz Pahad, have penned a stinging rebuke of disgraced ...

Fan Votes Lift The Netherlands to Eurovision Song Contest Win

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Saturday, with Duncan Laurence's doleful ...

Sanctions Threaten North Korea's Old and New Elites

WASHINGTON - By all accounts, North Korea's cash-strapped economy is flagging under crippling international sanctions and the slowdown means the ...

England 'red-hot favourite' for CWC19: Justin Langer

Melbourne [Australia], May 19 (ANI): Australia coach Justin Langer on Sunday said that England are obviously the red-hot favourites going ...

Austrian Vice-Chancellor resigns, Prez calls for early polls

Vienna [Austria], May 19 (ANI): As a corruption scandal sweeps Austria, the country on Saturday called for early polls in ...

Huawei Founder Sees Little Effect From US Sanctions

Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive said Saturday that the growth of the Chinese tech giant 'may slow, but only ...

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Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...

Report says Israeli PM pushing Trump to attack Iran

JERUSASLEM - Behind the continual hostility towards Iran by the United States, and the recent flare-up in tensions is lsrael, ...

Sana'a struck in series of airstrikes, UN Security Council looks on

SANA'A, Yemen - Reports are still coming in on the deadly air strikes that hit the Yemen capital on Thursday, ...

10 dead after collapse of wall during factory demolition

SHANGHAI, China - At least ten people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a factory wall in Shanghai ...

Ex-CIA agent gets twenty year prison term for selling secrets to China

VIRGINIA - A former CIA agent was jailed for twenty years on Friday after being convicted on espionage charges. Kevin ...

U.S. military build-up in Persian Gulf continues

DUBAI, UAE - Two U.S. guided-missile destroyers entered the Persian Gulf on Thursday without incident as the likelihood of an ...

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