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Irish goverment nominates 24 May 2019 as polling day

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government has designated Friday 24 May 2019 as the polling day at both the European ...


EU steps up preparedness for no-deal Brexit

BRUSSELS, Belgium - With UK Prime Minister Theresa May conceding a third vote in the House of Commons is increasingly ...


New health benefits to apply in Ireland from 1 April

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Health Minister Simon Harris on Monday welcomed a number of significant changes which ...


Suspected improvised device chucked at Drogheda house

CO. LOUTH, Ireland - The Irish army bomb disposal squad was summoned by Gardai to a home at Drogheda, in County Louth, on ...


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EU steps up preparedness for no-deal Brexit

BRUSSELS, Belgium - With UK Prime Minister Theresa May conceding a third vote in the House of Commons is increasingly ...

Indian leader promotes maritime economic activities

PANAJI, Goa, India - India's Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for fully tapping the enormous potential of ...

Cyclone Idai disaster compounds problems for Zimbabwe

Hours after Cyclone Idai battered the coast of Mozambique last week, it made its way to Zimbabwe, bringing a wave ...

Brazil Economy Chief Skips Pensions Hearing, Parties Demand Changes

BRASILIA - Brazil's pension reform process hit two speed bumps on Tuesday, as Economy Minister Paulo Guedes did not attend ...

Venezuela Streets Empty After Second Blackout in a Month

CARACAS - Venezuela's government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this ...

Nonprofit Helps Many Blind South Sudanese to See Again

BOR, SOUTH SUDAN - A U.S.-based nonprofit is helping many blind South Sudanese see again by hiring a local doctor ...

International

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Charges against Smollett over 'orchestrated' attack dropped

CHICAGO, Illinois - In a sensational development actor Jussie Smollett has been completely cleared of any wrongdoing in an incident ...

Private equity firms under attack from UN human rights officials

UN human rights experts have condemned the 'agregious' business practices of global rpive equity and investment firms which, they say, ...

Flash flooding causing havoc in southern and western Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - At least 19 people are dead, and more than a hundred injured after flash flooding in southern ...

UN chief wants complete ban on lethal autonomous weapons systems

GENEVA, Switzerland - UN  Secretary-General António Guterres  urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead ...

White House scrambles to catch up with president's tweets

As with other Trump impulses, such as his sudden order in December to withdraw all US troops from Syria , ...

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Russia sending soldiers to Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Russian soldiers and a defence official have arrived in Venezuela Two Russian air force planes took off ...


Frustrations over Brexit spill over into London streets

LONDON, UK - Hundreds of thousands of people demanding another referendum on leaving the European Union have marched in central ...


Aid, refugees, and peacekeeping at stake in new Western Sahara talks

Revived attempts to resolve one of the worlds least known conflicts will resume in Geneva this week as representatives from ...


Venezuela Streets Empty After Second Blackout in a Month

CARACAS - Venezuela's government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this ...


Syrians Protest Trump's Decision on Golan Heights

DAMASCUS - Thousands of Syrians gathered Tuesday in different cities to protest President Donald Trump's formal recognition of Israel's sovereignty ...


Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Papadopoulos Says He's Applied for Pardon

NEW YORK - Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, the first person charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, ...


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