Sun, 17 Feb 2019

5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

U.S. Air Force officer helped Iran wage cyber attack on U.S.

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist who defected to Iran six years ago has been charged ...

UN condemns bombing that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in Iran

NEW YORK, New York - The bombing of a bus in southeast Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province this week that killed 27 ...

Global head of corporate law at Apple facing fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed insider trading charges against a former senior attorney at ...

Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in on Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...

Crackdown on mail distribution centre in Darwin results in seizures

DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia - A crackdown on the sending of illicit substances and other illegal items through the post ...

Youthful U.S. drug dealer caught boarding plane for Hawaii from Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - A 21-year old American drug lord has been arrested at Sydney International Airport as he was about ...

Jaish al-Adl claims responsibility for deadly attack on Iranian forces

TEHRAN, Iran - A deadly suicide bombing has claimed the lives of at least 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary ...

It has taken centuries to complete, but the end is in sight

THANLYIN, Myanmar - After 270 years of false starts, the Portuguese church in the port city Thanlyin , in Myanmar ...

B'Tselem says High Court bears responsibility over Palestinian lands

TEL AVIV, Israel - A report has been completed and distributed in Israel by a local human rights group, taking ...

Rohani Says Iran Ready To Work With Gulf States

Iranian President Hassan Rohani says that Tehran wants to improve ties with all countries in the Middle East, where Iran ...

FM Zarif Meets World Diplomats in Munich

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Germany to attend the 55th Munich Security Conference, has held meetings ...

BOOK EXTRACT: The Rise and Demise of the Afrikaners

History is in many ways an account and interpretation of power - how it is won and lost. Yet a ...

Mahmudullah, Boult fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Dubai [UAE], Feb 17 (ANI): Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah and New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult have been fined 10 and ...

Trump Asks European Allies To 'Take Back' 800 IS Fighters From Syria

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump has declared that the Islamic State (IS) caliphate is on the verge of collapse ...

Saudi Crown Prince To Arrive In Pakistan Amid India Tensions

Saudi Arabias powerful Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is due to arrive in Islamabad for a state visit on February ...

Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell included in Windies ODI squad

London [UK], Feb 17 (ANI): Pacers Carlos Brathwaite and Sheldon Cottrell have been included in the West Indies' 14-member squad ...

Denounce India-Pak World Cup match: CCI secretary to BCCI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 17 (ANI): In the wake of ghastly terror attack in Pulwama where 40 CRPF personnel were ...

Over 2000 devotees reachMidnapore for Maola Pak Urs festival

Midnapore (West Bengal) [India] Feb 17 (ANI): Continuing the centuries-old tradition, Indo-Bangladesh 'Urs Special Train' with 2255 pilgrims on board ...

Paul Farbrace to leave England ahead of World Cup

London [UK], Feb 17 (ANI): England cricket team assistant coach Paul Farbrace is all set to leave the squad to ...

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Connacht now third on ladder after win over Toyota Cheetahs

GALWAY, Ireland - Ireland scrum half Kieran Marmion made a timely return from an ankle surgery as Connacht saw off the Toyota ...

Looting frenzy as truck overturns near Olifantsfontein

Police are investigating a case of malicious damage to property after hundreds of people looted an overturned truck on the ...

BOOK EXTRACT: The Rise and Demise of the Afrikaners

History is in many ways an account and interpretation of power - how it is won and lost. Yet a ...

10 ways the City of Cape Town wants to drought-proof the metro

The City of Cape Town has made some key shifts in the way it thinks about water and has come ...

POP! Did you hear Proteas? bubble burst?

Cape Town - A bit less Rambo, a little more Stephen Hawking. That's the sort of thought - or concern, ...

Conviction of Icasa boss: Ndabeni-Abrahams says her hands are tied

A councillor convicted of fraud is disqualified from holding office, communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said on Saturday. She would study ...

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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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