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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Norway crowned as safest country to drive in - Norway Today

Norway crowned as the safest country to drive in Road safety is an issue that costs the world billions 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 ...

Maduro stands firm despite further military defections, violence

Caracas [Venezuela], Feb 24 (ANI): Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has reaffirmed that he is still "governing" the nation and ...

Iran Warns Of 'Options' To Neutralize U.S. Oil Sanctions

A senior Iranian official has said Tehran has many options to neutralize the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on its oil ...

Hockey India names core probables for women's national camp

New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Hockey India on Saturday named the 33-member core probables list for the upcoming senior ...

Theresa May is said to face calls to quit after Brexit

Theresa May must resign as British prime minister and Conservative leader later this year after delivering Brexit, according to politicians ...

Business

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Huge 3 metre long shark hooked in United Arab Emirates

FUJAIRAH, UAE - Fisheries inspectors are investigating the capture and killing of a mega bull shark in the seas off ...

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 ...

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Teenage boys and young men mutilated and murdered by police in Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Security forces in the  Democratic Republic of Congo  summarily killed at least 27 young ...


Egyptian justice system heavily reliant on torture, says OHCHR

Fifteen death row inmates have been executed in Egypt so far this month despite claims from many that they were ...


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 ...


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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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