Thu, 20 Sep 2018

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

As climate change reshapes agriculture, international trade will be increasingly important to feeding the world

17 September 2018, Rome - With climate change poised to alter significantly the ability of many world regions to produce ...

United Nations agencies launch environmental protection and resilience project for host communities and refugees in Bangladesh

18 September 2018, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Families living in the world's largest refugee camp this week received the first ...

Ukraine Set To Inform Russia of Termination Of Friendship Treaty

Ukraine says it will officially notify Russia on September 21 that it will not extend its treaty of friendship, cooperation, ...

Celebrity Chef in Hot Water for Hosting Venezuela's Maduro

A Turkish celebrity chef with restaurants all over the world is coming under attack after he posted videos on social ...

S. Sudan Sees Renewed Fighting After Peace Deal Signed

Just days after the signing of South Sudan's revitalized peace agreement, reports of fighting have surfaced in several parts of ...

UNESCO has Included Nesebar on its New Travel Site

New site of the United Nations Scientific, Educational and Cultural Organization UNESCO for travels popularizes destinations, including the ancient town ...

Somalia Says Ready to Send Troops to S. Sudan for Security

NAIROBI, KENYA - The Somali government said this week that it was ready to send troops to help with security ...

Pussy Riot Links Member's Poisoning to African Murder Probe

MOSCOW - Russian punk group Pussy Riot on Wednesday linked the suspected poisoning of member Pyotr Verzilov with his attempt ...

North-South Korean Summit Deal Appears to Revive Nuclear Diplomacy

The leaders of North and South Korea reached a broad agreement Wednesday on denuclearization and missiles, winning plaudits from U.S. ...

Uyghur Woman Held in Airport in Turkey Now Free to Join Family

An ethnic Uyghur woman detained this week at an airport in Turkey and fearing deportation to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous ...

UN: Colombia's Coca Cultivation Hits Record in 2017

BOGOTA - Colombia's acreage of coca, the raw material for cocaine, expanded 17 percent to hit a new record last ...

North Korea's Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

North Korea's Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site ...

Widow of Poisoned Spy: UK Has Upped Response to Would-be Assassins

The widow of an ex-KGB agent who was poisoned by a radioactive isotope in 2006 says Britain's swift medical and ...

US Army Head: Poland May Not Be Ready for 'Fort Trump'

Poland might not yet be ready for a permanent US military base, the head of the US Army said Wednesday, ...

Zimbabwe Government Pledges Funds to Fight Cholera Outbreak in Harare

HARARE - Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, says his government will assist municipalities struggling to fight a cholera outbreak that has ...

Armed group behead youth chief in Burundi's ruling party

A senior member of a youth movement that underpins the ruling party in Burundi has been beheaded and his wife ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

As climate change reshapes agriculture, international trade will be increasingly important to feeding the world

17 September 2018, Rome - With climate change poised to alter significantly the ability of many world regions to produce ...

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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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