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Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears hes in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which ...


SEE: The top SA city for quality of living

Durban was ranked as South Africa's best city in terms of quality of living, according to Mercer's 21st Quality of ...


Kvitova, Pliskova snub Fed Cup playoffs

Prague - Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova will snub the Fed Cup playoffs against Canada in April, raising the chances ...


European, Canadian to Review Boeing 737 Max

Boeings grounded airliners are likely to be parked longer now that European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own ...


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Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

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Man convicted of threats against Obama

Federal prosecutors say a central New York man faces up to 20 years in prison for threatening to kill former ...

Tribes Call for Ban on Drilling Near Sacred New Mexico site

ACOMA PUEBLO, N.M. - Native American leaders are banding together to pressure U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration ...

Venezuelan Agents Arrest Guaido's Top Aide

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says intelligence agents working for President Nicolas Maduro have arrested his ...

Iran Leader Slams Europe's INSTEX as Sad Joke

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei lashed out at the European states for their lack of commitment ...

US Man Pleads Guilty of Mailing Bombs to Trump Foes

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday of mailing pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump in ...

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Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...


Southgate supports Rice amid IRA storm

London - England manager Gareth Southgate expressed his support for Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder apologised on Thursday ...


Experts dispute testosterone test for top female athletes

Paris - Barring South African runner CAS delays Semenya verdict until April Having unusually elevated levels of the hormone - ...


Juve to avoid US pre-season amid Ronaldo rape claims - report

Milan - Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus will play the pre-season International Champions Cup in Asia and not in the United States ...


FIFA bans former Ecuador football chief for life

Zurich - FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador's football federation, Luis Chiriboga ...


Finch hopes Australia carry momentum in Pakistan series

Sharjah - Australian skipper Aaron Finch hopes his team carry the momentum of a series win in India to their ...


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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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