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European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

Stocks in Europe and Britain make solid gains, U.S. markets shut

LONDON, UK - Shares in the UK and Europe were on the rise on Monday, although markets were quiet with ...

Blessed by Brexit: More firms went Dutch in 2019 as UK left EU

Twice as many companies set up operations in the Netherlands in 2019 compared with a year earlier as the United ...

EU Must Press Vietnam to End Abuses, Rights Groups Say

The European Union must press Vietnam to end its ongoing crackdown on civil society and political dissent, human rights groups ...

Spain Looks to Adopt Digital Tax That Has Angered the US

LISBON, PORTUGAL - Spain's government approved Tuesday the introduction of new taxes on digital business and stock market transactions, following ...

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NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...

Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...

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