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China Cracks Counterfeiting Ring That Sold $15M of Goods

SHANGHAI - Chinese police have arrested 32 members of a group they said had made and sold up to 100 ...


Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...


Confidence in Hong Kong's Future Drops to 25-Year Low: Survey

People in Hong Kong are more pessimistic about the city's future than at any point in the past 25 years, ...


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 ...


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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 ...

Business

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Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

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 ...

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Australia Evacuates 2,000 People From Storm's Path

SYDNEY - Authorities Thursday were moving about 2,000 people inland from part of Australias northern coast ahead of a powerful ...


Taiwan Leader Visits Pacific Allies, to Stop in Hawaii

BEIJING - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left Thursday on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Pacific that will end ...


Japan poised to declare gene-edited foods safe to eat

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Japanese government seems poised to rule that CRISPR -edited foods are safe to eat, Futurism says. At ...


From Oz bad boys to the Universe Boss: 6 to watch in the IPL

New Delhi - Six to watch when the 12th season of the high-octane Twenty20 Indian Premier League begins on Saturday. ...


No rivalry between fast bowlers for Aussie WC squad: Coulter-Nile

Dubai [UAE], Mar 21 (ANI): Nathan Coulter-Nile on Thursday stressed that there is no rivalry between the fast bowlers as ...


All to prove: Smith, Warner face CWC test in IPL

New Delhi - The big-bucks Indian Premier League begins on Saturday with disgraced Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner ...


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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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