Fri, 26 Apr 2019

Joe Biden to run in 2020

In a much anticipated announcement, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who served two terms under Barack Obama, has announced ...

Saudi Arabia excecutions rile UN human rights chief

GENEVA, Switzerland - A wave of executions in cities across Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has brought a sharp rebuke from  ...

U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...

39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

Debenhams to close 22 stores next year, threatening 1 200 jobs

Debenhams, the embattled UK department-store chain that was taken over by its lenders earlier this month, plans to close as ...

Saudis Sending a Message to World with Mass Executions

An Iranian political analyst says Saudi Arabia beheaded nearly 40 domestic dissidents a few months after the scandal of Jamal ...

Iran's First Female Weightlifter Talks of Breaking Taboos

Although weightlifting has always been one of Iran's medal-winning fields in the Olympic Games and Asian Games, almost all Iranians ...

Els receives special exemption into US Open

Cape Town - The Els, 49, won the 1994 US Open at Oakmont Country Club and the 1997 US Open ...

Proteas Women call up uncapped all-rounder, Luus captain

Cape Town - Twenty-three-year-old KwaZulu-Natal Coastal all-rounder, Nondumiso Shangase has been named as a potential new cap in the Proteas ...

Kings, Cheetahs name sides for SA PRO14 derby

Cape Town - Both the Kings and the Cheetahs have named their sides for Saturday's PRO14 clash in Bloemfontein. It ...

Ex-cop: Saw woman at window, fired 'to stop threat'

A former Minneapolis police officer on trial in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman testified on Thursday that he ...

Camps Bay caf shooting: Gangster serving 25-year sentence takes rap

A 27s gang member accused of being behind the brazen shooting at Cafe Caprice in Camps Bay two years ago ...

Turkey renews coup purges, targets media, army, police

PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkey launched a new round of its three-year crackdown on purported followers of a U.S.-based cleric it blames ...

Blocked from WHO, Taiwan Gets Global Medical Info from Friends

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwans anticipated rejection from observing a third consecutive World Health Assembly will slow its access to world ...

Kim Jong Un Leaves Russia After Summit with Putin

VLADIVOSTOK, RUSSIA - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid his respects at a ceremony honoring the war dead Friday ...

World Free of Malaria, HIV, Cancer Possible with Vaccines

WASHINGTON - This year, during World Immunization Week, the World Health Organization launched the worlds first malaria vaccine. Scientists are ...

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Kim warns Putin, North Korea may return to its original state

MOSCOW, Russia - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has told Russian President Vladimir Putin, that the situation on the ...

Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...

U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

Iran's First Female Weightlifter Talks of Breaking Taboos

Although weightlifting has always been one of Iran's medal-winning fields in the Olympic Games and Asian Games, almost all Iranians ...

Xi Seeks To Reassure Critics Over $1 Trillion Belt And Road Project

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his plan to recreate the old Silk Road is designed to increase and enhance international ...

Kim invites Putin to visit North Korea, invitation 'readily accepted'

Pyongyang [North Korea], Apr 26 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday extended an invitation to his Russian counterpart ...

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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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