Fri, 24 May 2019

UNHCR: People Fleeing Venezuela Need Protection, Must Not Be Deported

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says the majority of Venezuelans fleeing worsening conditions in their country are in need ...

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

GENEVA - The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new ...

PSG's Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe

Paris - Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption in the bidding process for this year's ...

Marler joins Barbarians squad to face England

London - Harlequins prop Joe Marler has joined the Barbarians squad, who will line up against England on June 2.The ...

Blitzboks wish Proteas well ahead of CWC

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have shown their support for the Proteas ahead of next week's Cricket World Cup in ...

FAA Chief Has No Timetable for Boeing 737 MAX Approval

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro Wins Key Vote in Congress

BRASILIA - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from ...

Maduro asks armed forced to to be 'vigilant' to deter US invasion.

Caracas [Venezuela], May 23 (ANI): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday ordered armed forces to be "vigilant" to deter a ...

Home game: Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey

"Damn, we got it. We won one in their barn!"To Cree hockey player Eugene Arcand, these words made little sense. ...

Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment

Buenos Aires - Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that ...

Blitzbok young gun keen to continue upward curve

Cape Town - Four tournaments into the 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series and the Blitzboks looked down and out, failing ...

Brazil Sues Top Tobacco Firms to Recover Public Health Costs

BRASILIA - Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris ...

How we traced 'mystery emissions' of CFCs back to eastern China

Since being universally ratified in the 1980s, the Montreal Protocol - the treaty charged with healing the ozone layer - ...

SA's Everest hero says it 'needed to be done'

Johannesburg - The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing ...

Pope Appoints New Auxiliary Bishops in Chile's Scandal-Rocked Church

ROME - Pope Francis has appointed two auxiliary bishops to Santiago, Chile. They are the first bishops who have been ...

Spanish Oil Giant Winds Down Operations in Venezuela

MADRID, SPAIN - Spain's Repsol, the last western oil giant with major operations in Venezuela, is leaving the embattled country, ...

Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight

La Paz - The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the ...

Firmino gives Liverpool fitness boost ahead of UCL final

London - Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino is on course to be fit for the Champions League final against Tottenham after ...

Messi and Aguero in Argentina preliminary Copa America squad

Buenos Aires - Lionel Messi and the returning Sergio Aguero headed a 33-man list as Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni named ...

France squad for Bolivia friendly, Euro qualifiers

Paris - France coach Didier Deschamps on Tuesday unveiled a 24-man squad for a friendly against Bolivia on June 2, ...

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Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

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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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