Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Brexit standoff takes UK to edge of no-deal as May seeks delay

Theresa May gambled on a desperate bid to get her Brexit deal approved by Parliament, as a standoff with the ...

Crimea Marks 5 Years of Russian Annexation as Western Sanctions Bite

LONDON - Residents and officials in Crimea have been staging events this week to mark the fifth anniversary of Russias ...

It's now time for MPs to decide: Theresa May on Brexit

London [United Kingdom], Mar 21 (ANI): Shortly after the UK requested the European Union (EU) for an extension to Article ...

Alexander-Arnold pulls out of England squad

London - Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has withdrawn from the England squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers due to a ...

'Serious' risks in delaying Brexit to June 30 - European Commission

Delaying Brexit to June 30 would bring "serious legal and political risks", the European Commission warned on Wednesday in an ...

Britain Asks for Brexit Delay Until June 30

British Prime Minister Theresa May asked the European Union Wednesday to delay Britain's exit from the 28-nation bloc for three ...

BMW Warns Profits Will Fall Due to Costs, Trade Uncertainty

FRANKFURT - German automaker BMW said Wednesday that profits in 2019 would be well below last years and that it ...

Mozambique Begins 3 Days of National Mourning for Cyclone Victims

Three days of national mourning began Wednesday in Mozambique after one of the most destructive storms to strike southern Africa ...

European T20 league renamed Euro T20 Slam

Dubai [UAE], Mar 20 (ANI): The European T20 competition set to take place in Ireland, Scotland, and the Netherlands for ...

Theresa May seeks 3-month delay to Brexit deal

London [UK], Mar 20 (ANI): British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday asked for a three-month extension to Article 50, ...

Juncker: EU Unlikely to Decide This Week on Brexit Extension

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday the European Union is not open to further negotiations on Britain's exit from ...

Days of our New Dawn

Well, here we are: From the makers of the one hit wonder 'Firepool' and the cult series 'Broken PowerStation' comes ...

EU said to see mid-April deadline for UK to decide Brexit fate

The European Union is likely to tell Theresa May that she must decide by mid-April whether to extend Brexit until ...

Giggs determined to win over Wales doubters

London - Ryan Giggs is determined to win over his doubters and believes that the 2020 European Championship campaign will ...

Ronaldo ban would be 'crazy', says Juve team-mate

Milan - Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus team-mate Federico Bernardeschi said Tuesday it would be "crazy" for UEFA to suspend the Portuguese ...

Kane insists club rivalries will not split England camp

London - England captain Harry Kane insists the Three Lions' squad are too united to be divided by the tension ...

Vodafone to sell R63bn of convertible bonds

Vodafone plans to raise about R63bn selling bonds convertible into shares to fund the acquisition of some of Liberty Global's ...

Protesters Join Kurdish Lawmaker on Hunger Strike

WASHINGTON - An estimated 300 people, including key Kurdish politicians and activists, have joined a widening hunger strike campaign to ...

China Tweaks Tech Supremacy Plan

BEIJING - For the first time in recent years, Chinese Premier Li Keqiangs annual Government Work Report did not mention ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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