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Uzbekistan: Acquittal in Telia trial dismays transparency advocates

A former top executive at a telecommunications giant in Sweden has been cleared of charges that he engaged in corrupt ...


Germany Resists Force to Ease Saudi Arms Export Halt

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Germany is sticking to its weapons exports freeze to Saudi Arabia, the government said Wednesday, resisting pressure to ...


UN Envoy Says Yemen Ports Deal Chance for Peace Talks

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The expected pullout of forces from three key ports in Yemen provides an opportunity to move to the ...


More than 700,000 people face hunger following drought in Somaliland

Severe lack of rain has worsened the drought in parts of Somaliland leaving 725,000 people at risk of hunger and ...


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European carmakers could be hit with tariffs, warns Trump

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has hinted he may be about to open a new front in his ...

U.S. stocks made modest gains Wednesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks made modest gains on Wednesday as investors and traders contemplated minutes of the ...

Irish and French ministers confer on post-Brexit fishing

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed met up with Jean-Yves Le Drian, the ...

Old Ladoga: The way of the Vikings

Travel Feb 22 2019 William Brumfield The ancient Rus town inspired Nicholas Roerich, whose paintings colorfully recreated visions of Viking ...

Ex-Yanukovych Aide To Be Removed From EU Sanctions List: Sources

BRUSSELS -- The European Union is set next week to remove Andriy Klyuyev, the head of former Ukrainian President Viktor ...

Gazprom Executive Becomes New Chief Of Russian Soccer Federation

Aleksandr Dyukov, the head of a subsidiary of Russia's state-owned energy giant Gazprom, is the new president of the country's ...

Business

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IQVIA announces 100 new jobs for Dublin operation

DUBLIN, Ireland - New York Stock Exchange-listed IQVIA, a global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services ...

U.S. stocks finish the week on a high note

NEW YORK, New York - Trade talks between China and the United States, which resumed in Wsahington on Wednesday, dominated ...

Saudi Arabia cements trade with China in $10 billion refinery plan

BEIJING, China - Saudi Arabia has cemented trade ties with China with the move by Saudi Aramco to enter into ...

Bourses in Asia end week on indecisive note

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were a mixed bag on Friday as investors weighed up prospects for a trade ...

Data protection and analytics conference to be staged in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland – Truata which officially opened its new headquarters in Dublin on Wednesday, has said it is organising a ...

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What is next for Iraq?

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Large portions of the Islamic State in Iraq have been either killed, captured or forced underground over ...


Blast in Syrian city kills 5 bomb disposal experts

DAMASCUS, Syria - Five bomb disposal experts have been killed in a targeted attack in Syria. A car laden with ...


Jussie Smollett granted bail, accused of staging attack on himself

CHICAGO, Illinois - U.S. actor Jussie Smollett was granted bail on Thursday after appearing in a Chicago court charged with ...


Apartment buildings and warehouses destroyed in deadly fire in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores of people have died tragically in a fire that has ripped through apartment buildings, a restaurant ...


Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders picks Muslim to lead campaign

MONTPELIER, Vermont - Soon after announcing he is having another tilt at the presidency, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has named a ...


White House calls ex top FBI official a 'liar and leaker'

NEW YORK, New York - The FBI began an investigation into whether U.S. President Donald Trump was a Russian agent, ...


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