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Pakistani PM's Controversial Remarks Anger Afghans

ISLAMABAD - The Afghan government formally protested controversial remarks attributed to the leader of Pakistan, suggesting an interim 'neutral' political ...


Khalilzad on 7-country trip for Afghan peace process

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 26 (ANI): In a renewed effort to restore peace in strife-torn Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad has embarked ...


Kevin O'Brien to run cricket training camp in Munster

Dublin [Ireland], Mar 26 (ANI): Having returned from Afghanistan series in India, Irish all-rounder Kevin O'Brien will head to Munster ...


Mogherini In Kabul: EU Supports 'Afghan-Led' Peace Process

KABUL -- During a visit to Kabul, the European Union's top diplomat has said that the bloc supports 'an Afghan-led ...


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Charges against Smollett over 'orchestrated' attack dropped

CHICAGO, Illinois - In a sensational development actor Jussie Smollett has been completely cleared of any wrongdoing in an incident ...

Private equity firms under attack from UN human rights officials

UN human rights experts have condemned the 'agregious' business practices of global rpive equity and investment firms which, they say, ...

Flash flooding causing havoc in southern and western Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - At least 19 people are dead, and more than a hundred injured after flash flooding in southern ...

UN chief wants complete ban on lethal autonomous weapons systems

GENEVA, Switzerland - UN  Secretary-General António Guterres  urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead ...

White House scrambles to catch up with president's tweets

As with other Trump impulses, such as his sudden order in December to withdraw all US troops from Syria , ...

African cyclone victims facing water, sanitation and hygiene crisis

SOUTHERN AFRICA - Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief ...

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Stock market fires as euro, yen tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger across the board on Tuesday as bond markets stablilised after a ...

U.S. aviation authority revises space launch and re-entry licenses

WASHINGTON DC - The  Federal Aviation Administration  (FAA) on Tuesday  posted a proposed rule that would streamline federal commercial space ...

Stocks in Asia mixed, Tokyo the only main gainer

SYDNEY, Australia - It was  a muddle on Asian stock exchanges on Tuesday. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 hit it's straps, recovering ...

EU steps up preparedness for no-deal Brexit

BRUSSELS, Belgium - With UK Prime Minister Theresa May conceding a third vote in the House of Commons is increasingly ...

U.S. stocks gather dust on Monday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street settled down on Monday as political stability returned to the capital, with the ...

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US announces additional humanitarian aids for Afghanistan

Washington [US], Mar 27 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday granted more than USD 61 million additional humanitarian aid to ...


Pakistani PM's Controversial Remarks Anger Afghans

ISLAMABAD - The Afghan government formally protested controversial remarks attributed to the leader of Pakistan, suggesting an interim 'neutral' political ...


Turkmenistan: The Trump card

President Donald Trump has been in the news this week. In Turkmenistan. According to Turkmen state media, the U.S. president ...


On His Watch: The Dark Events Of Nazarbaev's Long Reign

The major economic strides made by energy-rich Kazakhstan during President Nursultan Nazarbaev's nearly 30-year reign often overshadow reports chronicling an ...


Kazakh Activist In Restive Town Arrested, Charged With Hooliganism

ZHANAOZEN, Kazakhstan -- A court in Kazakhstan's southwestern town of Zhanaozen on March 26 ordered a leader of recent protests ...


Pashinyan will travel to Austria on March 28-29

PanARMENIAN.Net - A delegation headed by Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will visit Austria on March 28-29. The decision on ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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