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From balaclavas to ballots - Is Sinn Fein now a normal political party? - Europe

Is Sinn Fein now a normal political party? The Economist ...


East Belfast Orange Lodge says 'stay safe - the 12th is coming to you'

The Ballymacarrett District Orange Lodge has urged the community to stay safe at home ...


Jack Charlton ''the manager who changed Irish football forever'' dies

''The FAI is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jack Charlton'' ...


Queen's University charters plane to bring Chinese students to Northern Ireland

All students will need to provide evidence of a negative Covid-19 test in order to board the Qatar Airways aircraft ...


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Pakistani pilots suspect qualifications lead to PIA ban from U.S.

LAHORE, Pakistan - The US Department of Transportation on Thursday (local time) suspended Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) special permit into ...

Interceptor 650 becomes second-bestselling two-wheeler in UK

CHENNAI, India - Chennai-based motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield launched the 650 Twins, Interceptor and Continental GT back in 2018 at ...

As U.S. Moves To Exit Afghanistan, Rivals Prepare To Swoop In

The U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 was backed by most countries in the region, who shared the goal of ...

US Reports Record 66,528 Coronavirus Cases

The coronavirus continues its steady climb upward in some places around the world.There are now more than 12.7 million coronavirus ...

Who does conspiracy theories best: Russia or the U.S.

Both Russians and Americans are obsessed with conspiracy theories. Some of them we share, but others are unique to each ...

African countries need cheaper COVID-19 tests: here's how to get them

COVID-19 continues to infect millions of people as the death toll mounts. There is currently no cure which means that ...

Business

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India's D-Mart supermarket chain has shocking first quarter

MUMBAI, India - On Saturday, Avenue Supermarts reported an 87.61% fall in consolidated net profit for the June quarter, compared ...

Record-breaking Nasdaq leads Wall street higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared on Friday, shrugging off concern about the burgeoning coronavirus in the United ...

Pakistani pilots suspect qualifications lead to PIA ban from U.S.

LAHORE, Pakistan - The US Department of Transportation on Thursday (local time) suspended Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) special permit into ...

Asian shares end week with a tumble, Hong Kong leads the way

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Hong Kong fell sharply on Friday, dragging the rest of the region lower as well.The ...

The Asia Pacific region leads global 5G adoption

SHANGHAI, China July 9 (Xinhua) -- The Asia Pacific region is leading the world's 5G adoption, said John Hoffman, CEO ...

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Humanitarian aid to continue after UNSC pact on access points

NEW YORK, New York - Sanity prevailed on Saturday as last minute efforts to stitch up a renewal of the ...


Trump applauds U.S. Southern Command in efforts to combat drug trade

MIAMI, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump went to Florida on Friday for a briefing on what he said has ...


Human rights commissioner alarmed at plight of Lebanese population

GENEVA, Switzerland - Lebanon, faced with an economy in upheaval, mass protests, and the crippling effects of the coronavirus is ...


Very Lynn farewelled in style by those she gave heart and soul to

The British Armed Forces led their nation in saying farewell to the Forces' Sweetheart with a series of ceremonial tributes ...


North Korea shows little interest in another meeting with Donald Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea says the chances are low for another summit with the United States, after President ...


More than 100 nations have active force of military drones

GENEVA, Switzerland - A U.S. drone strike that killed Iran's top general, Qassem Soleimani, at Baghdad International Airport in January ...


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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 ...