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Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...


Turkmenistan: Dont love thy neighbor

Aliquid mali propter vicinum malum it is ill living by bad neighbors, to quote a Latin saying. Turkmenistanreportedlyengaged in some ...


Taliban Captures 58 Afghan Troops, Defense Ministry Says

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says Taliban militants have captured 58 soldiers after days of fighting during which dozens of troops briefly ...


Kazakhstan's President resigns

PanARMENIAN.Net - President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan announced his resignation on Tuesday, March 19. 'I have made a decision to ...


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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 ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Trust in Dublin

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

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

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Christchurch harbored white supremacists before massacre

The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known ...


Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in ...


Italy Set to Join China's Belt & Road Initiative

BEIJING - Italy is expected to join Chinas Belt and Road Initiative, or BRI, when Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives ...


Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns

Astana [Kazakhstan], Mar 19 (ANI): Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday announced his resignation in a televised address to the ...


Kazakhstan's leader resigns after almost 30 years in power

Kazakhstans President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced on March 19 that he is resigning, thereby bringing a close to his almost three ...


Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing

At least 89 people are known to have died after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia's Papua region, with ...


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