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US-North Korean Officials Meet at Moscow Nonproliferation Conference

WASHINGTON - U.S. and North Korean officials held a meeting at a nonproliferation conference in Moscow, a former U.S. official ...


Greta Thunberg Hitches Low-carbon Ride Across Atlantic

HAMPTON, VIRGINIA - Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg left North America on a return trip across the Atlantic on ...


Gutted Van Rooyen believes Ernie made the right call

Sun City - South African golfer Erik van Rooyen believes International captain Ernie Els made the right decision in omitting ...


Teen Climate Activist Leaving US, Setting Sail for Spain

HAMPTON, VIRGINIA - Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg will leave North America and begin her return trip across the ...


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Mixed feelings for East Germans as 30th anniversary passes

Thirty years ago, on November 9, with a sense of momentous events palpable in Berlin's famous air, East Germans began ...

Turkish birds imported to boost poultry farming in Kashmir

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 14 (ANI): In a bid to boost poultry farming in Kashmir, the scientists of ...

China Tests Mars Lander in Push for International Cooperation

HUAILAI, CHINA - China invited observers to a successful test Thursday of its Mars lander as the country pushes for ...

Joining Barcelona is a possibility: Ronald Koeman

Leeds [UK], Nov 14 (ANI): The Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman admitted the possibility of joining Barcelona but 'only after Euro ...

Culture war moves to the top of Armenia's political agenda

Controversies around sexuality have taken over Armenia's political agenda, with several ongoing culture war battles dominating the public conversation in ...

Racing's ex-All Black wary of Saracens' second-string side

Paris - Racing 92's ex-New Zealand lock Dominic Bird says he is cautious of title holders Saracens' quality despite the ...

Business

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Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

ADB to fund Philippine government's decentralisation initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines' efforts ...

Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

Asian Development Bank delegation meets with Uzbek officials

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

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Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...


No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...


Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...


Many casualties as car bomb explodes in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a convoy during the peak morning rush hour in Kabul has killed at least ...


Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...


Unrest in South America resembles Arab Spring

The news that Bolivian President Evo Morales is resigning amid an election fraud scandal highlights an unfortunate reality about South ...


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