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Passport control halts SA-born lock's France call-up

Paris - South African lock Paul Willemse and Fijian winger Alivereti Raka were thwarted in their attempts to be included ...


The problem with being a net importer of wheat

October 16 is World Food Day and perhaps the most fitting thing to do would be to boast about South ...


Suheil Tandon wins International Olympic committee award

New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (NewsVoir): Social Entrepreneur Suheil F. Tandon has won the International Olympic Committee's Sport and Active ...


I Am Women Refereeing Pioneer in Iran: Gelareh Nazemi

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian woman referee Gelareh Nazemi sees herself like a pioneer. Nazemi has been selected to referee the ...


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Putin: ISIS has taken hundreds of people hostage in Syria

MOSCOW, Russia - The Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a revelation related to the ongoing war in Syria, that ...

Gang arrested after parental abductions sweep Australia

CANBERRA, Australia - A two year investigation by Australian Federal Police has netted a gang of four people involved in parental abductions. ...

Rift between Turkey and Saudi Arabia could unravel

The Oct. 2  disappearance  of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country’s consulate in Istanbul has put a spotlight ...

Bomb explosion at college in Russia-annexed Crimea kills 18

MOSCOW, Russia - A bomb exploded at a college in the Black Sea region of Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, leaving ...

Gunmen shoots scores of students at college in Crimean city

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Up to nineteen people are dead, many of them students, after a student at a college in ...

Khashoggi family and UNHRC want transparent investigation

GENEVA, Switzerland - The UN Human Rights High Commissioner and the family of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi have called for ...

South America

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Youth Olympics: Akash Malik bags silver in archery

Buenos Aires [Argentina], Oct 18 (Ani): India's Akash Malik has bagged a silver medal in archery at the ongoing third ...

Passport control halts SA-born lock's France call-up

Paris - South African lock Paul Willemse and Fijian winger Alivereti Raka were thwarted in their attempts to be included ...

Pompeo to undertake 2-day visit to Panama, Mexico

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 (ANI): United States (US) Secretary of State Micheal R. Pompeo is slated to travel to ...

Police Fire on Haitians Protesting Alleged Misuse of Oil Funds

WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE - Thousands of people protested across Haiti on Wednesday in sweeping anti-corruption demonstrations that coincided with a national holiday ...

Brazil Far-right Candidate Backs Church Anti-abortion Stance

RIO DE JANEIRO - The favored candidate to be Brazil's next president, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro, on Wednesday signed a ...

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Shareholders back removal of Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Arguing that the Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had mishandled several high-profile scandals, several public funds ...


Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...


U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase opens Dublin office

DUBLIN, Ireland - Set up in San Francisco in 2012, the leading U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has revealed its ...


Ireland and Northern Ireland border a stumbling block for UK

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing off with European leaders on Wednesday in a bid to ...


Financial Supervisory Authority tells bank to get new boss

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The Danish  Financial Supervisory Authority has rejected Danske Bank's preferred CEO to replace Thomas Borgen who resigned ...


China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...


Hotel Review

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 ...