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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Suspicious Minds: Medical Experts Cast Doubt On Lesin Autopsy

WASHINGTON -- A neck bone that rarely breaks, and when it does, it is almost always due to strangulation or ...

Turkmen Leader Pardons More Than 2,000 Convicts On Norouz

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has pardoned 2,028 prisoners, state media reported on March 21. Media outlets quoted Berdymukhammedov as saying ...

US-Backed Force Denies Report of Islamic State's Final Defeat

DEIR EL-ZOUR, SYRIA - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied a report Thursday that all of Islamic States final ...

Taiwan Leader Visits Pacific Allies, to Stop in Hawaii

BEIJING - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left Thursday on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Pacific that will end ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...