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Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...


Injured Kroos, Ter Stegen sit out Germany qualifiers

Berlin - Injured La Liga pair Toni Kroos and Marc-Andre ter Stegen are the biggest names missing from the 22-man ...


May's desperate gamble on a new Brexit referendum falls flat

Theresa May made a desperate final gamble to get her Brexit deal through the British Parliament before she's thrown out ...


Shahzad century fires Afghanistan to World Cup warm-up win

Belfast - Mohammad Shahzad smashed a blistering 101 as Afghanistan fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a 126-run thrashing of ...


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The Hodeidah smokescreen: A real peace deal requires Yemeni buy-in

Nearly six months after a much-publicised deal was made in Sweden to bring an end to four years of war ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

US Senate Panel Passes Bill to Address China Uyghur Crackdown, Camps

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill on Wednesday that seeks accountability for China's harsh crackdown on Muslim ...

Iran Leader Says His Nuclear Deal Conditions Not Met

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the conditions he had set for the country's ratification of ...

Iran Supreme Leader Criticizes Politicians Amid Tension With US

TEHRAN, IRAN - Iran's supreme leader publicly chastised the country's moderate president and foreign minister Wednesday, saying he disagreed with ...

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Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

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Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...


Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...


Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...


No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...


Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...


Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...


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