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Polish government in furore over EU conditions for grants, loans

WARSAW, Poland: Toughening its rhetoric in its rule-of-law row with the European Union, Poland's national-conservative government threatened to turn "all ...


Golden Guardians grab last playoff berth in LCS Summer Split

The Golden Guardians snagged the final playoff berth on the last day of the group stage at the League of ...


Taliban failed to form "an inclusive political system": EU

Brussels [Belgium], August 14 (ANI): The Taliban which seized power in Afghanistan a year ago and formed a new government, ...


EU ramps up exports to Russia

Shipments jumped 18% in June, rising for the second month in a row after a trough in AprilEU exports to ...


Brussels points to EU hopeful's 'setbacks

The bloc wants Georgia to show 'serious commitment? to reforms in key areas under the Association AgreementBrussels on Saturday pointed ...


3 teams set to battle for last LCS Summer Split playoff spot

Golden Guardians, Immortals and Dignitas all lost on Saturday, leaving them to fight for the final playoff berth in the ...


EU proposal to curb Iran sanctions revealed Politico

The bloc suggested easing the US restrictions on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to save the nuclear deal, Politico reportsThe ...


Photos of allegedly dried up French river spark Twitter row

Former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt is among those sounding the alarm over the Loire ? and getting called out ...


Evil Geniuses move into first place in LCS Summer Split

Evil Geniuses moved into first place by themselves when they won and 100 Thieves had their seven-game winning snapped Friday ...


D.C. United D Brendan Hines-Ike (foot) out for season

D.C. United defender Brendan Hines-Ike will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing foot surgery, the team announced Friday. ...


India, NATO have been in touch for quite some time: MEA

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): India and NATO have been in touch in Brussels at different levels for quite ...


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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

As Heathrow reduces passengers, British Airways stops selling tickets

LONDON, England: British Airways has halted ticket sales for short-haul flights that depart before the middle of August from London's ...

Ministers favor 4 am closing for Ireland's pubs, nightclubs

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's bars and nightclubs will be allowed to operate into the early morning under new regulations being proposed ...

Germany says Covid measures to return at hospitals, nursing homes

BERLIN, Germany: The German government's basic COVID-19 restrictions would return this fall and winter, when experts expect cases to rise ...

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Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 325 points despite disappointing data out of China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Disappointing economic data released Monday has triggered a slackening of key interest rates by the Bank ...

Nepal-China relationship elevated to a "strategic partnership"

BEIJING, China - Following a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers, China and Nepal agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan ...

Details released on plan to charge $23 to drive into New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After a study released on Wednesday projected a 15 to 20 percent reduction in the ...

Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

Chinese aeroplanes remain grounded at Kathmandu airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal - While the Ministry of Finance has begun repaying interest on the loans for the planes, a batch ...

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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...


South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...


Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...


Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...


Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...


Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...


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