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I do not believe we should revoke Article 50: May

Brussels [Belgium], Mar 22 (ANI): British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said she does not "believe" Article 50 should ...


UK puts 3,500 troops on standby for no-deal Brexit scenario

London [UK], Mar 22 (ANI): The United Kingdom has put 3,500 troops on standby to "aid contingency plans" in the ...


Chinese President Lands in Italy, Set to Sign Belt and Road Deal

ROME - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Rome on Thursday at the start of a three-day visit during which ...


Pound plunges as traders confront possibility of no-deal Brexit

The pound had its worst day in two months on Thursday as traders suddenly awoke to the prospect of a ...


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Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Brexit Without a Deal will Cost Bulgaria 111 Million Euros a Year

In the case of Brexit without agreement, Bulgaria will lose EUR 111 million a year (EUR 16 per capita), and ...

Ukrainian MP Demands Evidence of Alleged 'No Prosecute' List

A Ukrainian parliamentarian is asking Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko to prove allegations he recently made that Marie Yovanovitch, U.S. ambassador ...

Brexit Day Delayed as EU Seizes Control of Exit Date

LONDON - In the past two years, British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted repeatedly that Britain will exit the ...

UNESCO Campaign Tackles Racism

PARIS - The Paris-based U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on Thursday launched a campaign to fight prejudice. The move ...

Business

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UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

Demand for shares in Apple prompts buying of U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - It was a good day on Wall Street on Thursday. No bad news, in fact ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

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Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...


U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...


Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...


U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...


Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...


Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...


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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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