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Iranian foreign minister accuses Pompeo of telling lies

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran is insisting it had nothing to do with the drone and missile attacks on the Saudi ...

Gardai outraged at 'savage and horrific attack' of QIH executive

CO CAVAN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna conducted a number of searches in the Co Cavan area of Ireland on ...

SEC shuts down fraud which sucked in $125 million from investors

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency action to obtain a temporary restraining ...

Fire that killed 3 girls 32 years ago being investigated as a homicide

CO KILDARE, Ireland - On the 32nd anniversary of a fire that destroyed a home on Kilcock, Co Kildare, and ...

World economic growth is 'fragile,' Lagarde says

World economic growth is "fragile" and "under threat," former International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde says, and is over-reliant on ...

Saudis claim sources close to Iranian regime responsible for attacks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The government of Saudi Arabia says the attacks on its Saudi Aramco oil infrastructure on Saturday ...

Vietnam, Fastest-Growing Carbon Polluter

HO CHI MINH CITY - Carbon emissions are growing faster in Vietnam than any other country in the world, according ...

Rights Groups Urge Release of Journalists in Eritrea

In 2002, newspaper editor Aaron Berhane fled his home country of Eritrea for security reasons, after his paper criticized the ...

Cameroon Courts Paralyzed as Lawyers Strike Over HumanRights Violation

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon's law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats ...

Proponents of war causing carnage on unprecedented scale

Proponents of war the world over are causing carnage on an unprecedented scale with most of the casualties being civilians.War ...

Killing fields murders still have law enforcement agencies baffled

Decades Later, Investigators Still Searching for Answers in Murders of Four Women The women seemingly had little in common. One ...

Greta Thunberg's voice speaks just as loud as her words

"Do you think they hear us? We'll make them hear us!". This was the rallying call Greta Thunberg gave to ...

Rogue oil trader causes $320m loss at Mitsubishi unit

Mitsubishi said a rogue oil trader at its Singapore unit lost $320m in unauthorized transactions disguised as legitimate hedges for ...

OPINION: Hey, EU, don?t make climate promises you can't keep

Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission president, wants to make Europe the first carbon-neutral continent by 2050. She's ...

Stockholm removed from Diamond League calendar

Stockholm - The IAAF has decided to remove Stockholm from the Diamond League calendar next year, the meeting's organisers said ...

City's Jesus returns for Brazil after international ban

Rio de Janeiro - Gabriel Jesus returned on Friday to the Brazil squad for next month's friendlies against Nigeria and ...

Osaka advances to Pan Pacific final in home city

Tokyo - Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka beat Elise Mertens of Belgium on Saturday to reach the final of the ...

Trump slams claims he pressured Ukraine to probe Joe Biden's son

US President Donald Trump has denied a whistle-blower's claim of wrongdoing in a call with a foreign leader, amid reports ...

Activists do Dirty Work of Clearing Trash on World Cleanup Day

SYDNEY - Thousands of activists fanned out across beaches and rivers throughout Asia Saturday, picking up rubbish and drawing attention ...

Dozens Arrested in Egypt After Rare Anti-Sissi Protests

CAIRO - Rare small protests were staged overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President ...

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Seabed for 7GW wind farms up for grabs in English and Welsh waters

LONDON, UK - The British government is leasing some of the seabed around the UK for the building of new ...

U.S. stock markets in decline, Nasdaq loses 65 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Friday while the U.S. dollar strengthened.Stocks had dropped earlier when it ...

79,000 farmers in Ireland eligible for government payments

DUBLIN, Ireland - Payments worth 168.5 million euro have begun to be paid out this week under the 2019 Areas ...

Stocks in Asia make gains, pound continues rally

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were positive but moves were unremarkable on Asian stock exchanges on Friday.Japan's Nikkei 225 added 34.64 ...

Uncertainty of the trade war is slowing global growth, says former Fed

Uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is hitting global growth, and that could be driving the slowdown more than the ...

Buyers and sellers sidelined on Wall Street Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street saw buyers and sellers sidelined on Thursday, with little movement in shares in ...

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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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