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Western Professors, Taliban Militants 'Released' In Prisoner Swap

Two Western hostages have reportedly been released from Taliban custody in exchange for three high-ranking Taliban prisoners.The release took place ...

Els leads strong local field for Alfred Dunhill Championship

Cape Town - Ernie Els will headline a strong field of South African stars at this year's Alfred Dunhill Championship ...

Industrial action not confined to SA - US airline official

Industrial action in the aviation industry is not just confined to South Africa, Bob Schumacher, United Airlines' regional managing director ...

Turkey threatens to resume Syria operation

PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkey's foreign minister said Ankara would launch a new military operation in northeast Syria if the area was ...

New and Old Drugs May Offer New Ways to Fight Heart Disease

PHILADELPHIA - Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and ...

U.S. Cancels Civil-Nuclear-Cooperation Waiver For Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is canceling one of four sanctions waivers that allowed foreign firms to cooperate with ...

High-Level Taliban Figures Land In Qatar As Part Of Prisoner Swap

Three ranking Taliban prisoners have been released by the Afghan government and flown to Qatar for an expected swap for ...

Internationals all fancy Presidents Cup crack at Tiger

Melbourne - Every member of the Internationals team wants to take on Tiger Woods at the Presidents Cup, with assistant ...

ISRO set to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US on Nov 25

New Delhi [India], Nov 19 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday informed that it is set to launch ...

Armenian community meet with Senator Bernie Sanders

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of America - Western Region (ANCA-WR), joined by a number of Armenian community organizations, ...

Authorities foil entry of pork meat disguised as chicken

WRAPPED AND DISGUISED: Bus personnel offload two boxes of meat declared as mechanically deboned chicken after the conductor noticed the ...

Russia beat reigning champions Croatia in Davis Cup opener

Madrid - Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev helped Russia open the inaugural Davis Cup Finals with a 3-0 victory over ...

Pele's '1 000th goal' scored 50 years ago

Sao Paulo - The revered Brazil striker Pele scored his 1 000th goal on November 19, 1969 at Rio de ...

Henry ready for Montreal challenge after Monaco nightmare

Canada - Newly-appointed Montreal Impact boss Thierry Henry vowed to learn from the mistakes of his disastrous reign at Monaco ...

US to Change Migration Rules in Bid to Send Asylum-Seekers Elsewhere

The Trump administration is set to harden the rules this week on those allowed to seek asylum in the United ...

US Blacklists Companies, People for Support of Islamic State

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on four companies and two people operating in Syria, Turkey, the Gulf and ...

US 'Gravely Concerned' About Deepening Unrest in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is "gravely concerned by the deepening political unrest and violence in Hong ...

Myles Garrett, Don Cherry and the changing nature of the sports boys club

Don Cherry's recent xenophobic remarks about immigrants and Remembrance Day sparked an international debate. The controversy has also shone a ...

Zimbabwean transgender woman wins compensation for illegal detention

A court in Zimbabwe awarded a trans-gender activist the equivalent of $25 000 in compensation after she was arrested for ...

North Korea Says It Doesn't Want to Talk to US

UNITED NATIONS - North Korea said Monday that while it views the U.S. decision to postpone joint military drills with ...

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Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...

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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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