Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

Iranian, Russian, Turkish Presidents Focus on Unity to End Syrian War

ISTANBUL - The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara Monday in the latest trilateral summit to resolve ...

U.S. says Iran to blame for disrupting global oil supply

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure ...

Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorist

In June, Canada labeled the white supremacist group Blood & Honor and its armed branch, Combat 18, as terrorist organizations. ...

Kremlin calls for de-escalation of tensions in Gulf

MOSCOW, Russia - A spokesman for the Kremlin has cautioned the international community against jumping to conclusions on who may ...

OIC summit condemns Israeli settlements 'colonial' policies

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the international community, especially the UN, to ...

US Imposes Sanctions on North Korean Hacking Groups

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved ...

UN-Secretary-General in Bahamas: "I've never seen anything like this"

GRAND BAHAMA, The Bahamas - The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered ...

Man held with gold worth Rs 32 lakh at Chennai airport

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Sept 18 (ANI): Customs officials arrested a man and seized gold worth Rs 32 lakh from ...

UN Rapporteur Visits Zimbabwe to Assess Human Rights Situation

HARARE - U.N. Special Rapporteur Clement Voule is in Zimbabwe this week on a 10-day visit to assess the human ...

Explosion Causes Fire at Russian Lab Housing Smallpox Virus

An explosion sparked a fire at a Russian research facility that is reportedly one of two places in the world ...

Taylor Swift announces 2020 concert dates

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept 18 (ANI): Here's good news for Swifties out there! The pop superstar is soon going on ...

US Concludes Iran Launched Oil Field Attacks in Saudi Arabia

Pentagon Correspondent Carla Babb and Katherine Ahn of VOA's Persian Service contributed to this report.There is growing evidence that a ...

Downsizing to an early death? Why exercise is so important as you age

It's well-documented that regular exercise is good for us. Being active can reduce your risk for a variety of diseases ...

Universal health coverage alone won't radically improve global health

This September 23, the United Nations General Assembly invites world leaders and delegates to converge for a meeting about universal ...

What place does populism have in the current election campaign?

The recent Twitter attacks by Maxime Bernier, leader of the People's Party of Canada, on young Swedish climate activist Greta ...

Not looking to meet Iranian President at UN meeting: Donald Trump

Washington [USA], Sept 18 (ANI): Days after attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday ...

How Bill Gates added R236bn to his wealth this year

Bill Gates is still in wealth-creation mode."We're not, you know, in some defensive posture where we're mostly in cash, or ...

Zidane tips Hazard for 'great future' in Madrid ahead of PSG clash

Paris - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes Eden Hazard will make a huge difference for his side as the ...

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George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...

Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

Iranian, Russian, Turkish Presidents Focus on Unity to End Syrian War

ISTANBUL - The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara Monday in the latest trilateral summit to resolve ...

U.S. says Iran to blame for disrupting global oil supply

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure ...

Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorist

In June, Canada labeled the white supremacist group Blood & Honor and its armed branch, Combat 18, as terrorist organizations. ...

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