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North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

North Korea Fires More Weapons; Criticizes South Korea

SEOUL - North Korea has launched a fresh round of short-range weapons into the sea off its east coast, South ...

Gang that stole scores of motor bikes in NYC rounded up

NEW YORK, New York - A motorcycle stealing racket in New York City has been taken down.The 11 members of ...

Number of people dead after oil tanker explosion in Tanzania hits 89

DODOMO, Tanzania - The number of people who were killed when an overturned fuel tanker exploded last Saturday has been ...

People should not fall under spell of Boko Haram says former captee

To mark next week's International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to ...

U.S. struggles to get international maritime coalition together

BERLIN, Germany - Whether Euope will join the U.S. coalition to defend the Strait of Hormuz will come up for ...

Now talks with Pakistan only on PoK: Rajnath Singh

Kalka (Haryana) [India], August 18 (ANI): PoK will be on top of the agenda if talks are held with Pakistan ...

Lower-Priced Colleges Offer Options to Student Debt

This story was first reported in VOA Learning English.As tuition and fees have increased sharply in the U.S. over the ...

Global health still mimics colonial ways: here's how to break the pattern

Imagine this scenario. A couple of newly minted Master of Public Health graduates from an African university, say in Rwanda, ...

Why it's proving hard to eliminate the eye disease trachoma by 2020

Trachoma is a disease that can cause blindness and visual impairment in about 1.9 million people every year. Poor communities ...

ACA condemns booing of Smith

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 18 (ANI): Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) on Sunday issued a statement condemning the boos drawn out by ...

Sri Lanka defeat New Zealand by six wickets in first Test match

Galle [Sri Lanka], Aug 18 (ANI): Sri Lanka won the first Test of the two-match series against New Zealand by ...

Rampant France sink Scotland in World Cup warm-up

Nice - Veteran fullback Maxime Medard scored twice as France hammered Scotland 32-3 in their first Rugby World Cup warm-up ...

Suicide Bombing of Wedding Party in Kabul Killed 63

ISLAMABAD - Authorities in Afghanistan say the death toll has risen to more than 63 and injured to 183 in ...

Fans who booed Smith are not cricket lovers: Mitchell Johnson

London [UK], Aug 18 (ANI): Former Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson has not taken booing of Steven Smith in a healthy ...

Medvedev shocks Djokovic to reach Cincinnati Masters final

Cincinnati - World number one Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Cincinnati Masters Sunday, beaten 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 by ninth-seeded ...

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UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...

U.S. stocks rally Friday, all indices jumo

NEW YORK, New York - U.,S. stocks ended a roller-coaster week on a positive note on Friday.A rally in tech ...

Southeast Asian carrier takes delivery of first Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes has been delivered to Vietnam Airlines.The Southeast Asian ...

Euro slides, Asian equities flat Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - The euro tumbled on Asian markets on Friday, extending losses of recent days.The friendless euro dropped as ...

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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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