Sun, 19 May 2019

Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region

An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what ...

Madonna performs live at Eurovision 2019

Washington DC [USA], May 19 (ANI): Madonna sang her classic 'Like a Prayer' and her new single 'Future' with rapper-singer ...

Fan Votes Lift The Netherlands to Eurovision Song Contest Win

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Saturday, with Duncan Laurence's doleful ...

Maltese Soldiers Questioned in Shooting Death of Migrant

VALLETTA, MALTA - Maltese police Saturday said they were questioning two soldiers over a drive-by shooting in April in which ...

Netherlands Wins Eurovision Song Contest; Russia Finishes In Third

The Netherlands, one of the pre-event favorites, won the Eurovision Song Contest finals, earning the country the right to host ...

3 Killed in Suspected IS Attack Outside Libyan Oilfield

BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Two guards and a soldier were killed and four other people were kidnapped early Saturday in a ...

Syrian State Media: Projectiles Fired From Israeli Territory

BEIRUT - Syrian air defenses targeted projectiles fired from the direction of Israel for the second night in a row, ...

'A dream come true': Sterling revels in FA Cup hat-trick

London - Raheem Sterling admitted his FA Cup final hat-trick was a "dream come true" as the Manchester City forward ...

Iran's Less Seen Face on Display in France's Silk Road Exhibition

The city of Aubin in southern France is hosting the second Silk Road Exhibition with a focus on countries like ...

?US Anti-Iran Moves Putting Europe's Security in Danger?

A former Iranian diplomat says US President Donald Trump is endangering the future economic, political and security of Europe through ...

2 Guards Killed in Suspected IS Attack Outside Libyan Oilfield

BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Two guards were killed and four others were kidnapped early on Saturday in a suspected Islamic State ...

France's Le Pen Predicts Historic Vote for Populist Parties

MILAN - The leader of France's far-right National Rally is predicting that a group of like-minded right-wing populists will achieve ...

Once Again, Iraq Caught up in Tensions Between US and Iran

BAGHDAD - When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions ...

Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group

Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, ...

Indian Women's Hockey team departs for Republic of Korea

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 18 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team departed for the Republic of Korea on Saturday to play ...

Chair smashing Pliskova set for Sakkari rematch in Rome

Rome - Former world No 1 Karolina Pliskova set up a rematch with Greece's Maria Sakkari at the Italian Open ...

Play about Armenian Genocide to have U.S. debut in June

PanARMENIAN.Net - Bay Area Drama Company will stage 'State of Denial', a play set against the backdrop of the Armenian ...

Iran Warns Civilian Lives Threatened by Terrorists in Idlib

Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations has warned about the threat of foreign-backed terrorists ...

Djokovic survives scare, Nadal coasts into Rome semi-finals

Rome - World No 1 Novak Djokovic saved two match points against former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro ...

US Navy Veteran Killed in Nicaraguan Prison

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA - Eddy Montes, a protester shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen ...

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Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...

Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...

Report says Israeli PM pushing Trump to attack Iran

JERUSASLEM - Behind the continual hostility towards Iran by the United States, and the recent flare-up in tensions is lsrael, ...

Sana'a struck in series of airstrikes, UN Security Council looks on

SANA'A, Yemen - Reports are still coming in on the deadly air strikes that hit the Yemen capital on Thursday, ...

10 dead after collapse of wall during factory demolition

SHANGHAI, China - At least ten people have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a factory wall in Shanghai ...

Ex-CIA agent gets twenty year prison term for selling secrets to China

VIRGINIA - A former CIA agent was jailed for twenty years on Friday after being convicted on espionage charges. Kevin ...

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