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Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

When risk is part of the job

If someone asked me for the prototypical aid worker security incident report, I would offer some version of the above. ...

General accused of war crimes appointed as Lanka's Army chief

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 20 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena has named a general accused of grave human rights abuses in ...

Michael Bennet Banking on Moderation in Age of Trump

DES MOINES, IOWA - Michael Bennet was about as fired up as he ever gets at the Iowa State Fair's ...

Naidu bats for India-Latvia partnership

Riga [Latvia], Aug 20 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said that Latvia could become an important partner for ...

US football team to kick off Nations League against Cuba

Washington - The United States will entertain political rival Cuba at Washington on October 11, US Soccer said Monday.The Americans ...

'Shocked' Nigeria FA want to help baned coach Siasia clear his name

Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Monday that they were "shocked" by a life ban on former ...

Presidents of France, Russia Meet to Discuss World Conflicts

French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin have held talks in southern France to discuss a range of ...

UN, US Honor Humanitarian Workers on World Humanitarian Day

GENEVA - The United Nations is paying special tribute on World Humanitarian Day to the tens of thousands of women ...

Experts: Women Make Peacekeeping Missions More Effective

ACCRA, GHANA - Women, peace and security are on the agenda at a military conference in Ghana this week, where ...

Putin, Macron Discuss Possibility Of Holding Summit On Ukraine

During their meeting in southern France, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, discussed efforts to advance ...

Australian Uyghur Gets Surprise Phone Chat With Incarcerated Mother

An Australian citizen of Uyghur ethnicity whose wife and mother are being detained in internment camps in the Xinjiang Uyghur ...

Messi, Zlatan nominated for FIFA goal of the year

Lausanne - Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are the star names on the 10-player short-list announced on Monday by FIFA ...

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Wall Street joins in as stocks rally across world

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.Globally, stocks trended higher ...

System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

In Kim's Threats and Appeasement, Experts See Move to Manipulate Trump

Connie Kim and Oh Taek-sung of the VOA Korean Service contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...

Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...

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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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