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2050 is too late - we must drastically cut emissions much sooner

One of the last things that Theresa May did before she left office as the UK prime minister in July ...


Governments Increase Efforts Against Online Extremism, Raising Hopes

WASHINGTON - Recent efforts by the governments of Australia and New Zealand to tackle online extremism has renewed the debate ...


DOT to push for film tourism

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 13 (PIA)- The Department of Tourism together with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will ...


'Refreshed' Proteas women ready for India tour

Cape Town - Proteas women's head coach Hilton Moreeng has declared South Africa's readiness for their tour to India ahead ...


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UN-Secretary-General in Bahamas: "I've never seen anything like this"

GRAND BAHAMA, The Bahamas - The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered ...

Hamza bin Laden was killed in Afghanistan/Pakistan region

WASHINGTON, DC - The White House has confirmed the death of Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden.Despite ...

12 million children will never see the inside of a school

New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million ...

Major attack on oil infrastructure plants in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Two of the largest Saudi Aramco oil facilities have been set on fire by drones.A total ...

UN critical of Israeli prime minister's annexation proposal

Israel's intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, ...

Boat capsizes in Indian provinces lead to high number of deaths

NEW DELHI, India - At least 30 people died in several boat capsizing incidents during religious rituals across India early ...

Asia Pacific

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Fifth Ashes Test: England register 135-run victory against Australia

London [UK], Sept 15 (ANI): England registered a massive 135-run victory on the fourth day of the fifth Ashes Test ...

Emerging-market rally may hinge on stimulus. Just not too much

Emerging markets will again be looking to central banks to provide the next leg-up in a rally that's making it ...

Smith out as England close in on Ashes-levelling win

London - Steve Smith was dismissed for just 23 as England closed in on a series-levelling victory against Australia in ...

England win fifth Test to square Ashes series

London - England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test on Sunday to level the ...

Hong Kong Demonstrators Clash with Police on 99th Day of Protests

Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Hong Kong again on Sunday, with demonstrators hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at authorities ...

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Human rights concerns over plans for no-deal Brexit

LONDON, UK - The UK government has been forced by Parliament to make public its contingency plans in the event ...


Bob Iger quits Apple as streaming services go head-to-head

CUPERTINO, California - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger has quit the Apple board as the two companies, ...


Dow Jones inches ahead in otherwise flat market Friday

NEW YORK, New York - Strong U.S. retail sales and data showing a rise in U.S. consumer sentiment encouraged investors ...


Sale of Ohio pipeline to NEXUS to come with FTC conditions

Joint venture NEXUS Gas Transmission, LLC, and its member companies, DTE Energy Company and Enbridge Inc., will settle Federal Trade ...


Stocks in Asia hit six-week high

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia hit a 6 week high on Friday on news overnight that the ECB ...


NFL and Facebook combine to take football global

NEW YORK, New York - The National Football League and Facebook have announced a multi-year partnership extension which will see ...


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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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