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Mbeki denies calling for action to be taken against Zindzi Mandela

Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied calling for action to be taken against South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, ...


Italy Beats Out Sweden to Host 2026 Winter Olympics

The 2026 Winter Olympics will be held in Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday.The Italian delegation rejoiced ...


England ready for Norway test after coming through Cameroon battle

Paris - England captain Steph Houghton brushed off concerns about the manner of her team's win over Cameroon at the ...


Swamp soccer tournament takes place in forest in Russia

Cape Town - The Russian Swamp soccer cup took place in the forest approximately 60km from St. Petersburg in Russia ...


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Mid-air collision of 2 Eurofighter planes north of Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Two Eurofighter jets attached to the German Airforce were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday over ...

Georgians Protest For Fifth Night Despite Promised Reforms

TBILISI -- Georgians have taken to the streets of Tbilisi for a fifth day after their country's ruling party failed ...

Council Of Europe's Assembly OKs Russia's Return

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted to make it possible for Russia to return to ...

Trump Imposes New Iran Sanctions, Targeting its Supreme Leader

VOA Persian's Katherine Ahn contributed to this storyU.S. President Donald Trump imposed what he described as "hard-hitting" new financial sanctions ...

FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi briefs NATO on India-Pak tensions

Brussels [Belgium], Jun 25 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of the North Atlantic ...

Government-imposed internet blackouts are a power move to suppress dissent

The rise of blockchain and Bitcoin has prompted some to predict a decentralized internet. But for now, the internet has ...

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Ireland to play key roles on energy efficiency commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Loe Varadkar is to be appointed Honorary Patron of the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s new Global ...

Taiwanese carrier takes delivery of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of the first of its order for twenty ...

Myanmar leader and Asian Development Bank president in talks

BANGKOK, Thailand - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on Sunday ...

Fokker F28 aircraft put under scrutiny to advance safety research

RICHMOND, Virginia - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has performed a crashworthiness test ...

$72 million housing development in Brooklyn gets underway

NEW YORK, New York - Construction has commenced on the Nevins Street Apartments complex, a $72 million mixed-use affordable and ...

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Mid-air collision of 2 Eurofighter planes north of Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Two Eurofighter jets attached to the German Airforce were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday over ...


Woman, two minor daughters enticed from Guatemala, treated as slaves

SACRAMENTO, California - A Californian couple have been accused of treating a Guatamalanl woman and her two minor daughters as ...


Social media ban in two states of Myannmar restricting communications

With "no media access" in parts of the country and "serious restrictions" on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on ...


Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...


Human rights chief wants detained Venezuelan protesters freed

CARACAS, Venezuela - Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, ...


Religious leaders and FBI discuss ways of making churches secure

Seven minutes, 24 seconds.That's how long it took a gunman who opened fire at a Baptist church in rural Sutherland ...


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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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