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Dakar Rally chiefs defend Saudi deal despite human rights concerns

Al-Qiddiya - Dakar Rally chiefs defended the decision to stage the world's most gruelling motor racing event in Saudi Arabia ...


Iran, Venezuela Strongly Reject Any Foreign Interference

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza have, in a meeting in New York, denounced ...


After Years of Losses, World's Forests in Emergency Room

LONDON - The world lost 12 million hectares (30 million acres) of tropical tree cover last year, the equivalent of ...


Most South Africans want investment in renewables, not coal ? survey

Most South Africans want foreign investment in electricity generation to focus on renewable energy and not on coal, according to ...


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Cuba Challenges US to Provide Proof of Venezuela Charges

HAVANA - Cuba is challenging the Trump administration to back up its allegations that the communist government has embedded troops ...

Glencore faces new corruption probe by US authority

Glencore said it's under investigation by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission for possible corrupt practices, the latest legal headache ...

Dakar Rally chiefs defend Saudi deal despite human rights concerns

Al-Qiddiya - Dakar Rally chiefs defended the decision to stage the world's most gruelling motor racing event in Saudi Arabia ...

Junior Bok expecting physical challenge from England

Cape Town - Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux warned his team to prepare for a physically demanding and attacking challenge ...

Iran, Venezuela Strongly Reject Any Foreign Interference

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza have, in a meeting in New York, denounced ...

After Years of Losses, World's Forests in Emergency Room

LONDON - The world lost 12 million hectares (30 million acres) of tropical tree cover last year, the equivalent of ...

International

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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 ...

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Euro and pound under pressure, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors fretted over second quarter earnings, oil prices, ...


EcoOnline in Limerick opens new 7,000 square foot office

LIMERICK, Ireland - Norwegian IT firm EcoOnline is to double the size of its operation in Ireland. EcoOnline which supplies ...


Truckload freight company hit with accounting fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement including the payment of $7 million in ...


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. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...


World's largest job site to recuit 600 new employees for Dublin HQ

DUBLIN, Ireland - The world's largest job site, which has its international healdquarters in Dublin, is to increase its workforce ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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