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US Aircraft Carrier Strike Group Sails Through Strait of Hormuz

WASHINGTON - The U.S. aircraft carrier strike group Abraham Lincoln sailed through the vital Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, U.S. ...

Estonian President Sees Life in 'Brain-Dead' NATO

BRUSSELS - Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid defended NATO on Tuesday after French President Emmanuel Macron branded it "brain dead," saying ...

We're hiring: Health + Medicine Editor

The Conversation Canada is looking for a Health + Medicine Editor to join our team of journalists who work with ...

Canadian journalism in decline: Fewer permanent jobs, less security

Recent years have not been kind to journalism. In Canada, there are numerous examples of reduced work schedules and publication ...

UN says Trump war crimes pardons send 'disturbing signal'

The UN on Tuesday harshly criticised President Donald Trump's decision to pardon three US service members accused of war crimes ...

Taliban release two Western hostages in Afghanistan

The Taliban handed two Western hostages over to US forces in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, three years after they were ...

In science, it's better to be curious than correct

I'm a geneticist. I study the connection between information and biology - essentially what makes a fly a fly and ...

US, China Trade Criticism Over South China Sea

The Chinese defense chief warned the United States on Monday against provoking military tensions by "flexing muscles" in the contested ...

Facebook's not a threat to the UK election

The Cambridge Analytica scandal of March 2018 changed the status of Facebook forever. The revelation that a political consultancy had ...

So you want to be an autocrat? Here's the 10-point checklist

Democracy is in trouble, despite popular uprisings and dynamic social movements in Lebanon, Hong Kong and across Europe and

Western Professors Released In Taliban Prisoner Swap

Two Western hostages have been released from Taliban custody in exchange for three ranking Taliban prisoners, raising hopes for peace ...

Senior White House Aide Says Trump Call With Zelenskiy 'Improper'

WASHINGTON -- Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a U.S. Army officer at the National Security Council, has testified that he believes ...

Coutinho stars as Brazil outclass South Korea in Abu Dhabi friendly

Abu Dhabi - Brazil ended a run of five games without a win by easing to a 3-0 victory over ...

After Boost From Perry, Supporters Got Huge Ukraine Gas Deal

KYIV, UKRAINE - Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration ...

UN Urges Tehran To Curb Force In Deadly Protests Over Gas Prices

The United Nations has urged Tehran to curb its use of force against demonstrators and restore Internet service amid a ...

Western Professors, Taliban Militants 'Released' In Prisoner Swap

Two Western hostages have reportedly been released from Taliban custody in exchange for three high-ranking Taliban prisoners.The release took place ...

Els leads strong local field for Alfred Dunhill Championship

Cape Town - Ernie Els will headline a strong field of South African stars at this year's Alfred Dunhill Championship ...

Industrial action not confined to SA - US airline official

Industrial action in the aviation industry is not just confined to South Africa, Bob Schumacher, United Airlines' regional managing director ...

Turkey threatens to resume Syria operation

PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkey's foreign minister said Ankara would launch a new military operation in northeast Syria if the area was ...

New and Old Drugs May Offer New Ways to Fight Heart Disease

PHILADELPHIA - Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and ...

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Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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