Fri, 19 Jul 2019

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

Argentina pick 13 Jaguares to face All Blacks

Buenos Aires - Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma on Thursday named 13 players from beaten Super Rugby finalists the Jaguares ...

Horror start for McIlroy, Woods as Holmes takes Open lead

Portrush - Home favourite Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods both endured dreadful starts to the Open Championship on Thursday, while ...

4 key moments from Round 1 of the Open

Portrush - Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods toiled as wind and rain lashed down on the opening round at Royal ...

Mbonambi looks to make most of rare start

Cape Town - For most of his international career, Bongi Mbonambi has had to be content with playing off the ...

SA women's netball side beaten by England, face Oz in semis

Cape Town - The South African women's netball side has recorded their first defeat of this year's World Cup in ...

U.N.'s Bachelet Says Congresswomen Opposing Trump Are 'Fantastic'

GENEVA - Four progressive Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are "fantastic," U.N. human rights chief ...

How our obsession with performance is changing our sense of self

We live in a society obsessed with performance. For both young and old, competitions, awards and rankings are an inescapable ...

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China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Australia GP to remain in Melbourne until 2025

Paris - The Australian Grand Prix will continue to be held in Melbourne until 2025, Formula One announced on Thursday.The ...

SA women's netball side beaten by England, face Oz in semis

Cape Town - The South African women's netball side has recorded their first defeat of this year's World Cup in ...

Hong Kong Protesters Who Broke Into City's Legislature Flee to Taiwan

More than a dozen anti-extradition protesters who broke into Hong Kong's Legislative Council (LegCo) following a mass peaceful demonstration on ...

Commonwealth TT C'ship: Indian men's, women's teams proceed to semis

Cuttack (Odisha) [India], July 18 (ANI): Indian men and women team booked their semi-final slots after winning their super eights ...

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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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