Fri, 19 Apr 2019

U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...

Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...

Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...

Egyptians to get final say on changes to constitution

CAIRO, Egypt - The man who deposed Egypt's first elected president in decades, will now likely hold the office for ...

62000 people estimated to have fled Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - More than 60,000 Nicaraguans have fled the Central American country in fear of their lives since anti-government ...

Yemenis starving as international support fails to materialise

SANA'A, Yemen - The humanitarian situation in Yemen is almost out of control as the UN battles to shore up much ...

Who will help the 600,000 migrants and refugees in Libya

As Libya once again slides towards civil war, the European Union may not be able to turn a blind eye ...

Pak PM shares past World Cup experiences with team

Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 19 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday shared his past experiences of playing at the ...

Messi deserves sixth Ballon d'Or, says Rivaldo

Leeds [UK], Apr 19 (ANI): Lionel Messi deserves Ballon d'Or irrespective of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona ...

Takeaways from South Africa's World Cup squad

New Delhi [India], Apr 19 (ANI): Cricket South Africa named its provisional 15-man squad for the ICC Men's World Cup. ...

Cyclone survivors in Zimbabwe burn church pews to keep warm

On March 15, the earth shook so violently in Ngangu that people thought an earthquake had struck. It turned out ...

SA-born Scotland cricketer passes away

Cape Town - South African-born Scotland cricketer Con de Lange has passed away at the age of 38. De Lange's ...

Cyclone Idai: Zimbabweans rally to help each other

With little faith in their government, Zimbabweans took the rescue effort into their own hands after Cyclone Idai hit the ...

GVK sells 49 pc stake in airports business to ADIA, NIIF

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Apr 19 (ANI): Infrastructure conglomerate GVK Power and Infrastructure has signed an agreement to sell 49 per ...

UNHCR evacuates refugees in Libya to Niger amid Tripoli fighting

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated some 163 refugees from Libya to Niger in the first such flight since ...

Joint action needed to bridge gap in SDG financing: IMF

Washington DC [United States], Apr 19 (ANI): Policymakers worldwide need to engage in collective action and support the goal of ...

AB de Villiers eyes on BBL stint

Melbourne [Australia], Apr 19 (ANI): Former South Africa wicket-keeper batsman AB de Villiers has expressed his interest to play in ...

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Orchestrated violence in Londonderry, bombs hurled at police

CO. LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police fear a violent Easter weekend in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, following a major riot in ...

U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...

Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...

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