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UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...


Denmark's 'Guantanamo Bay' Fuels Migrant Debate in Europe

KALVEHAVE, DENMARK - South of Copenhagen, Denmark's Baltic coastline is a sleepy warren of low-lying islands and inlets. Often ice-bound ...


European countries donate more than USD 5 mn to North Korea

Seoul [South Korea], May 22 (ANI): Switzerland donated about USD five million in humanitarian assistance to North Korea in a ...


The new NAFTA's assault on public health

The negotiations were strained and at times it looked like it would be stillborn, but the USMCA (the new North ...


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The Hodeidah smokescreen: A real peace deal requires Yemeni buy-in

Nearly six months after a much-publicised deal was made in Sweden to bring an end to four years of war ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

US warns Syria over suspected use of chemical attacks

Washington D.C. [USA], May 22 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday warned the Syrian government over carrying out chemical attacks ...

Guardiola agrees 4-year deal with Juventus - report

Cape Town - Pep Guardiola could be poised to make a shock switch to Serie A in the off-season, with ...

Denmark's 'Guantanamo Bay' Fuels Migrant Debate in Europe

KALVEHAVE, DENMARK - South of Copenhagen, Denmark's Baltic coastline is a sleepy warren of low-lying islands and inlets. Often ice-bound ...

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Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Function at Cork County Hall inaugurates Cyber Ireland

CORK, Ireland - Monday marked the official launch of the Irish Cyber Security Cluster, Cyber Ireland.The launch took place at ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

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Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...


Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...


No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...


Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...


Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...


At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...


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