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Three Dead, Including Senior Cleric, In Kabul Mosque Blast

Three people, including a senior cleric, were killed and at least 20 wounded in an explosion during prayers at a ...


Doping soldiers so they fight better ? is it ethical?

The military is constantly using technology to build better ships, warplanes, guns and armor. Shouldn't it also use drugs to ...


Desert marathon spotlights Kazakhstan's fragile ecosystem

To the strains of a patriotic song, Marat Zhylanbayev led his team off the starting line and into the desert.Two ...


England skipper Morgan injures finger druing practice

London [UK], May 24 (ANI): England limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan on Friday injured his left index finger during training practice ...


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U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...

Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

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U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...

Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

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Mary Kom crowned India Open champion

Guwahati (Assam), May 24 (ANI): Six-time world champion Mary Kom in the 51 kg category clinched the second edition of ...


Desert marathon spotlights Kazakhstan's fragile ecosystem

To the strains of a patriotic song, Marat Zhylanbayev led his team off the starting line and into the desert.Two ...


PATA holds annual summit in Cebu

CEBU CITY, May 21 (PIA) -- After hosting Routes Asia 2019 in February, Central Visayas hosted again another major international ...


The history of China's Muslims and what's behind their persecution

Over 1 million Uighur Muslims are being held in detention centers in the far western province of Xinjiang, China.Uighur leaders ...


Beyond May: The Tory rivals jostling to be UK Prime Minister

Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to step down on June 7 has fired the starting gun for a Conservative Party ...


Iran Says Ready to Connect Pakistan's Gwadar to Chabahar Port

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he is putting forward a 'proposal' during his ongoing trip to Islamabad for ...


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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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