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In New Decree, Yazidi Accept Kids Born of IS Rape

In a historic move to bring back to Iraq the Yazidis kidnapped by Islamic State and taken to Syria, the ...


Macron's Main Measures in Response to Yellow Vest' Protests

PARIS - The following are key quotes from a rare press conference by French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, responding ...


France's Macron Launches Fight Back With Tax Cuts

PARIS - At the first major news conference of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes on Thursday and ...


Algeria Takes Action Against Corruption, Questions Tycoons

ALGIERS, ALGERIA - Algerian authorities are embarking on a 'Clean Hands' campaign aimed at rooting out corruption that has been ...


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Xi Seeks To Reassure Critics Over $1 Trillion Belt And Road Project

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his plan to recreate the old Silk Road is designed to increase and enhance international ...

INSIDE LABOUR: On chicken, dumping, and union power

The cut-price Dutch are back again. After a rather lengthy hiatus caused by bird flu bans on exports, poultry from ...

Spurs eye finish line as top-four rivals falter

London - Tottenham have rediscovered the winning feeling just as their top-four rivals have faltered and victory against West Ham ...

Pull 'inhuman' women app, Saudi sisters tell tech giants

Two runaway Saudi sisters have urged Apple and Google to pull an "inhuman" app allowing men to monitor and control ...

In New Decree, Yazidi Accept Kids Born of IS Rape

In a historic move to bring back to Iraq the Yazidis kidnapped by Islamic State and taken to Syria, the ...

US, Russia Wait to See Which Direction Ukrainian President Will Go

This story originated in VOAs Russian Service. Pete Cobus contributed reporting. KYIV, UKRAINE Following Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiys landslide victory ...

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Euro and pound under pressure, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors fretted over second quarter earnings, oil prices, ...

EcoOnline in Limerick opens new 7,000 square foot office

LIMERICK, Ireland - Norwegian IT firm EcoOnline is to double the size of its operation in Ireland. EcoOnline which supplies ...

Truckload freight company hit with accounting fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement including the payment of $7 million in ...

Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...

U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...

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Joe Biden to run in 2020

In a much anticipated announcement, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who served two terms under Barack Obama, has announced ...


Saudi Arabia excecutions rile UN human rights chief

GENEVA, Switzerland - A wave of executions in cities across Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has brought a sharp rebuke from  ...


U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...


Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...


140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...


39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...


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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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