Tue, 19 Mar 2019

Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...

U.S. president weighs into John McCain again, despite his death

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on former Senator John McCain, months after the senator ...

Major flooding and deaths in Mozambique and Malawi following cyclone

GENEVA, Switzerland - A major aid operation is underway in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, ...

50 now confirmed dead in Christchurch shootings

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - As the gloom continues over New Zelaand on Sunday, and the world grieves for those who ...

Pakistan soldiers shoot down unmanned spy plane from India

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Pakistan military says it has shot down an Indian spy drone inside its territory aongside the ...

Erdogan concerned about New Zealand attacker's threats to Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday urged New Zealand to bring justice to the victims of ...

Russian individuals and companies sanctioned over Crimea

WASHINGTON DC -  New financial sanctions have been imposed on Russia by the United States, Canada and the European Union ...

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: ...

Media working overtime to blame me for Christchurch attacks: Trump

Washington DC [USA], Mar 19 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Monday accused American media organisations of blaming him for ...

Why is Russia's Vepr-12 one of the world's best shotguns

This bad boy can be loaded with 25 slugs and is the weapon of choice for counterterrorist units around the ...

When did the U.S. bomb the Soviet Union

On October 8, 1950, World War III could have broken out: The USAF attacked and bombed a Soviet airfield in ...

How were Russia's Romanov and China's Qing dynasties similar

Left: Portrait of Qianlong Emperor of China (reigned in 1736-1796). Right: Portrait of Emperor Paul I of Russia (reigned in ...

5 insurrections that almost toppled Tsarist Russia

Ilya Repin. Demonstration 17 October 1905. 1907 Russian Museum Before the 1917 Revolution wiped the Russian Empire from the worlds ...

China says 13 000 Xinjiang 'terrorists' arrested since 2014

China has arrested nearly 13 000 people it describes as terrorists and has broken up hundreds of "terrorist gangs" in ...

What is South-South cooperation and why does it matter

This week in Argentinas capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the ...

Hong Kong Human Rights Report Shows 'Amber' Warning Light

A U.S. government human rights report is 'an amber light' for the human rights situation in Hong Kong, with some ...

UN Special Rapporteur to Visit Laos to Examine Poverty, Rights Issues

Laos has made impressive progress in reducing poverty, but still has a long way to go, as one quarter of ...

Azerbaijan releases more than 50 political prisoners

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has pardoned over 50 people widely considered to be political prisoners, an unprecedented move that observers ...

China Faulted For Cutting Power Prices

China is making major cuts in electricity rates to support business and its sagging economy, raising questions about government subsidies ...

New Zealand Shooting Suspect Praised China For 'Lacking Diversity'

The white supremacist suspect in last Friday's massacre of worshippers at two New Zealand mosques praised the policies of the ...

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50 now confirmed dead in Christchurch shootings

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - As the gloom continues over New Zelaand on Sunday, and the world grieves for those who ...

Erdogan concerned about New Zealand attacker's threats to Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday urged New Zealand to bring justice to the victims of ...

When did the U.S. bomb the Soviet Union

On October 8, 1950, World War III could have broken out: The USAF attacked and bombed a Soviet airfield in ...

The northernmost African' blogs from Russia's Far East

He raises three children, teaches Chinese, and blogs all in record-breaking low temperatures. Mark Babatunde from Nigeria never thought he ...

How were Russia's Romanov and China's Qing dynasties similar

Left: Portrait of Qianlong Emperor of China (reigned in 1736-1796). Right: Portrait of Emperor Paul I of Russia (reigned in ...

China says 13 000 Xinjiang 'terrorists' arrested since 2014

China has arrested nearly 13 000 people it describes as terrorists and has broken up hundreds of "terrorist gangs" in ...

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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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