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China's Energy Risks Rise With Iran Sanctions

As concern rises in China over reliance on imported oil and gas, U.S. sanctions on the transport sector have heightened ...


Russian manufacturers of musical instruments held talks on exporting their products at Music China 2019

Representatives of six Russian companies, manufacturers of musical instruments, took part in the largest international industry exhibition Music China 2019, ...


Putin Looks To Summit For Leg Up In Race For Influence In Africa

Russian President Vladimir Putin will host a summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi this week as he looks ...


Czech Intel Chief Says Russian Spy Network Was Meant For Cyberattacks

The head of the Czech counterintelligence service says a Russian espionage network that his agency dismantled last year was meant ...


WTA Finals Kvitova's reward after fitness fight

Prague - A slot in the WTA Finals is ample reward for grappling with injuries for much of the year ...


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Chinese man who tried to send U.S. military technology to China jailed

WASHINGTON, DC - A Chinese national has been sent to prison for conspiring to export military and space-grade technology to ...

Facebook Unveils Policies to Protect 2020 US Elections

WASHINGTON - Facebook on Monday said it will apply lessons learned from America's 2016 election to prevent manipulation of its ...

Facebook Suspends Russian Instagram Accounts Targeting U.S. Voters

Facebook says it has suspended a series of Instagram accounts originating in Russia whose operators posed as people inside the ...

Netanyahu tells president giving up on forming Israel govt

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed the country's president Monday he could not form a new government following deadlocked September ...

Daily Lotto: One jackpot winner

One lucky person has one won R337 903 in Monday's Daily Lotto jackpot draw.Here are the results for Monday's draw:In ...

China's Energy Risks Rise With Iran Sanctions

As concern rises in China over reliance on imported oil and gas, U.S. sanctions on the transport sector have heightened ...

International

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U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...

Bus crash in Democratic Republic of Congo claims many lives

MBANZA-NGUNGU, Democratic Republic of Congo - At least 31 people are dead and many others were injured after a bus ...

White House now looking for new G7 venue as Trump bows out

WASHINGTON, DC - In an abrupt about-face U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday night the upcoming G7 in June ...

EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...

China-U.S. trade frictions could fracture globe, says Antnio Guterres

WASHINGTON, DC - Tensions relating to global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to "do ...

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Modest gains on U.S. markets, geopolitical concerns weigh

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China helped keep stocks in the ...


Sterling jumps to 1.3000, euro also gains

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound powered higher in the Asian session on Monday, and into early European trading.Sterling was ...


In world first, Qantas flies direct from New York City to Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas Flight 7879 touched down at Sydney airport on Sunday morning, ending the longest commercial flight undertaken ...


Jonesy and Amanda named best Australian on-air team

BRISBANE, Australia - Successful WSFM breakfast hosts Jonesy and Amanda (Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller), have been crowned Best On-Air ...


Rejuvenation of century-old De Angelis Carousel in Buffalo starts

BUFFALO, New York - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has begun ...


Chinese man who tried to send U.S. military technology to China jailed

WASHINGTON, DC - A Chinese national has been sent to prison for conspiring to export military and space-grade technology to ...


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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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