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Afghan Officials Say Suspension of Presidential Vote 'Unacceptable'

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Afghanistan's government says the presidential election will proceed as scheduled on April 20, rejecting a reported U.S. ...


Dr. Martha Farrell receives lifetime achievement award

New Delhi [India], Nov 13 (NewsVoir): Late Dr. Martha Farrell has been honoured with the "Lifetime Achievement Award" at the ...


Pakistan Frees 2 Taliban Members as US Envoy Visits Region

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan released two Taliban officials on Monday during U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad's latest visit to the region, in ...


Russia: Taliban, US Officials Held '10 Secret' Meetings in Doha

ISLAMABAD - Russia said Monday the Taliban has secretly held 10 rounds of talks with the United States, other than ...


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California wildfire becomes deadliest blaze in state history

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The Camp Fire raging in northern California has now become the deadliest blaze in the history of ...

Israel should bear responsibility for flare up in Gaza

GAZA STRIP – It was an assassination that went wrong. It wasn’t meant to be. Five Israeli special forces soldiers ...

Yemen port city hospital evacuated as hostilities worsen

HODEIDAH , Yemen – The major hospital in central Hodeidah in Yemen has fallen victim to a massive offensive underway ...

Guests arrested at gay wedding in Tanzania

DODOMA, Tanzania - Ten men remain in custody after being arrested during a raid on a same-sex marriage on the ...

After deadly raid, Israel retaliates to airstrikes from Gaza

GAZA - A day after Israel's undercover operation into the Gaza Strip ended in failure and left seven Palestinians dead ...

U.S. pilots forced to eject after issues in navy warplane

TOKYO, Japan - In what became the second warplane crash involving the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in ...

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In deal worth $8 billion, SAP agrees to buy Qualtrics

BERLIN, Germany - As part of its strategy to expand into Customer Relationship Management (CRM), the German business software company ...

India has witnessed over 4.36 lakh cyberattacks this year

BENGALURU, India - A report on the state of cybersecurity at Indian companies has revealed that the country has witnessed ...

Alibaba's Singles Day sales record defies market uncertainty

SHENZHEN, China - What started as a non-festive celebration to mock Valentine’s Day in China has become the world’s biggest 24-hour ...

Tech stocks spark Wall Street sell-off

NEW YORK, New York – Share in Apples dropped sharply on Monday, pushing the Nasdaq Composite down as technology stocks ...

Gulf oil producers join forces to explore for gas

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The two largest sovereign oil companies in the Middle East have joined forces to explore opportunities ...

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Taliban attacks kill dozens as Russia chases Afghan peace

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after Russia launched its quest for elusive peace in Afghanistan, hosting members of Afghanistan’s High ...


China fumes over U.S. provocations in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Following a very public thrashing by the U.S. over disputes between the world's two largest economies - ...


Dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament condemned by U.S., U.K.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was widely criticized on Saturday after deciding to dissolve the ...


Turkmenistan: Reading between the lines

Turkmenistan is hitting the books. In the days of the late President Saparmurat Niyazov, who died in 2006, libraries were ...


Afghan Officials Say Suspension of Presidential Vote 'Unacceptable'

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Afghanistan's government says the presidential election will proceed as scheduled on April 20, rejecting a reported U.S. ...


Kazakhstan, China hold talks on fate of diaspora in Xinjiang

Kazakhstan's top diplomat met last week with China's representative in Astana for consultations on the fate of ethnic Kazakhs in ...


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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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