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Human rights chief wants detained Venezuelan protesters freed

CARACAS, Venezuela - Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, ...

Religious leaders and FBI discuss ways of making churches secure

Seven minutes, 24 seconds.That's how long it took a gunman who opened fire at a Baptist church in rural Sutherland ...

Iranians suffering under sanctions and threat of war

Many are worried about the risk of war between the U.S. and Iran. But the truth is, t ...

Bosnian Serbs Pull Reserve Police Plan Under Western Pressure

BANJA LUKA, BOSNIA - Bosnia's Serb entity on Monday withdrew a bill to set up a reserve police force under ...

Turkish Court Tries Businessman, Others Over 2013 Protests

SILIVRI, TURKEY - Prominent Turkish businessman Osman Kavala and 15 other civil society figures went on trial on Monday accused ...

Zimbabwe Ends Decade of Dollarization in new currency reform

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe made its interim currency the country's sole legal tender on Monday, ending a decade of dollarization ...

Mbeki denies calling for action to be taken against Zindzi Mandela

Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied calling for action to be taken against South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, ...

Italy Beats Out Sweden to Host 2026 Winter Olympics

The 2026 Winter Olympics will be held in Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday.The Italian delegation rejoiced ...

EU Court Says Poland's Supreme Court Reforms Unlawful

WARSAW, POLAND - The European Union's top court ruled Monday that a Polish law that pushed Supreme Court judges into ...

Trump's New Sanctions On Iran Target Supreme Leader Khamenei

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran, including on the office of Supreme Leader ...

Snookered: Ex-world champion Murphy flops in Open golf bid

London - Former snooker world champion Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine failed to make the cut as they ...

Rapinoe fires USA into World Cup quarters clash with France

Paris - The United States will take on France in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup after two Megan ...

Copa America starts anew in quarters, says Argentina's Messi

Porto Alegre - Argentina will start from afresh in the Copa America after averting disaster with Sunday's 2-0 victory over ...

Wozniacki, Pliskova ease through at Eastbourne

Eastbourne - Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki started her grass-court season brightly, while top remaining seed Karolina Pliskova moved into round ...

Sanef launches inquiry into media ethics

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) confirmed the launch on Monday of an Inquiry into Media Ethics, with a ...

Trump Says He Sent North Korean Leader Very Friendly Letter

U.S. President Donald Trump says the letter he sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a "very friendly" response ...

Georgian government offers concessions to end crisis

The Georgian government on June 24 proposed significant reforms to the electoral system in an attempt to defuse the crisis ...

China's Gas Supplies Shadowed by Stalled Pipeline

After years of false starts and unexplained delays, China is still counting on completion of a new Central Asian gas ...

Beijing Rules Out Public Discussion of Hong Kong Renditions Protests

Beijing on Monday ruled out any international discussion of recent mass protests of millions of people in Hong Kong against ...

Cautionary tale of tax incentives for cigarette makers from Zambia

Tobacco companies are zeroing in on one of the last global markets still ripe for exploitation: the African continent.Much of ...

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Nadal watches local team Real Mallorca win promotion to La Liga

Madrid - Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal watched his local side Real Mallorca win promotion to La Liga on Sunday, ...

How the West is withdrawing into a bunker of its own making

At the US-Mexico border, President Donald Trump's migration "emergency" has led to children being locked up and a threatened trade ...

Talk of bipartisan budget turns to bitter words at sessions end Arizona Capitol Times

A session that began with lofty promises at least in the Senate of bipartisan collaboration, the likes of which had ...

Lawmakers weigh in on disputes, divisiveness of session Arizona Capitol Times

The state House of Representatives is notoriously cantankerous, but this legislative session was more confrontational than anyone remembers. Some felt ...

Libertarian pushes court to rule on challenge to U.S. senator appointment Arizona Capitol Times

Saying time is running out, the former chairman of the Arizona Libertarian Party wants the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ...

With McCain out of the picture, its MAGA time Arizona Capitol Times

Duceys lack of a formal endorsement for Trump in 2016 wasnt for lack of support of the then presidential candidate ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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