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European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...

Renegade Catholic order offered money to abused victim to lie

MILAN - The cardinal's response was not what Yolanda Martinez had expected - or could abide.Her son had been sexually ...

Palestinian PM: Trump's Mideast Plan 'Will be Buried'

MUNICH - The Palestinian prime minister lashed out Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to end the Mideast conflict, ...

China Reports Fewer New Cases of Coronavirus

Chinese health officials said Sunday that the number of new cases of the coronavirus has slowed for the third consecutive ...

EU trade Chief Downbeat on China Accord, Other Asian Deals

BRUSSELS - A planned EU-China investment agreement looks unlikely to be struck by September as planned because of the coronavirus ...

Top Defense Official Connected To Trump's Ukraine Aid Leaves Job

A top U.S. Defense Department official resigned Wednesday at President Donald Trump's request, the latest of several members of Trump's ...

Four People Not Allowed To Board Ukrainian Evacuation Plane In China

Four out of 77 people weren't allowed to board a Ukrainian plane sent to evacuate them from Wuhan city in ...

Guardiola supports Man City '100 percent' over Euro ban

Manchester - Pep Guardiola insisted on Wednesday that he supports Manchester City "100 percent" over their shock two-year ban from ...

Critics slam UK post-Brexit immigration plans

Britain's government on Wednesday faced a backlash over its new post-Brexit immigration plans, which are designed to cut "cheap labour ...

UK Employers Fear Worker Shortages in New Immigration Plan

LONDON - Vegetables rotting in the fields, food going unprocessed, the elderly and disabled left without care.That's the alarming picture ...

Obesity is more common than you think - here's why

The World Health Organization has described obesity as a global epidemic and one of today's "most blatantly visible yet neglected ...

Lawyer: Assange Was Offered US Pardon If He Cleared Russia

LONDON - A lawyer for Julian Assange said Wednesday that the WikiLeaks founder plans to claim during his extradition hearing ...

Under-fire Fuglsang wins 1st stage at Tour of Andalucia

Madrid - Defending champion Jakob Fuglsang won the first stage of the Tour of Andalucia on Wednesday, amid controversy around ...

Rashford 'touch and go' to play again this season

London - Marcus Rashford will be sidelined for several months after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed the Manchester United striker is ...

'Could you live on $170 a month?' Russian woman asks Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday faced what appeared to be a rare unscripted grilling from a Russian woman who ...

Serbia Arrests Five People Suspected Of Smuggling Over 140 Migrants

Serbian authorities have arrested five people suspected of trafficking more than 140 migrants.The detainees are accused of helping migrants cross ...

Top-seeded Halep rallies to advance in Dubai

After getting blitzed in the first set, top-seeded Simona Halep of Romania bounced back to beat Ons Jabeur of Tunisia ...

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Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel takes another peek at one of the aspects that form part of the child sexual abuse case ...

NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...

Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

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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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