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Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...


Bookies firm Wales RWC believers, slash odds

Cape Town - Following their dominant Warren Gatland's side got the better of Joe Schmidt's charges, winning 25-7at the Principality ...


Australian PM denounces Erdogan for 'reckless' NZ attack comments

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday condemned "reckless" and "highly offensive" comments made by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...


Trump Linking Huawei, China Trade Roils Justice Department

President Donald Trump shocked some last month when he suggested that the criminal charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies ...


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Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

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Still figuring out my role in ODI format: Aussie spinner Adam Zampa

Dubai [UAE], Mar 20 (ANI): Ahead of Australia's five-match one-day international series against Pakistan, Aussie spinner Adam Zampa says he ...

BRICS bank to lend Eskom billions to alleviate pressure on SA grid

The New Development Bank plans to lend as much as R11.2 billion ($780 million) at current exchange rates to Eskom ...

SA swimmer sets new WR after Easter Island swim

Malibu - South African endurance swimmer Sarah Ferguson set a new world record by becoming the first person to swim ...

Donald: What happened in 1999 was a tragedy

Cape Town - Proteas legend Allan Donald , who played in four Cricket World Cups, says what happened to the ...

Bookies firm Wales RWC believers, slash odds

Cape Town - Following their dominant Warren Gatland's side got the better of Joe Schmidt's charges, winning 25-7at the Principality ...

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Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...


Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...


Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...


Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...


Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...


Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...


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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 ...

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