Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Indian Rupee Falls to All-time Low Against Dollar

NEW DELHI - The Indian rupee fell to an all-time low Tuesday against the U.S. dollar amid worries that Turkey's ...

Malta Lets Rescue Ship Dock after EU States Agree to Take Migrants

VALLETTA/MADRID - Malta said on Tuesday it would allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, which has been barred for four ...

Libyan Militia Evict 1,900 Minority Tawergha from IDP Camp

GENEVA - The United Nations refugee agency says nearly 2,000 members of a persecuted ethnic minority group in Libya fled ...

Ebola Death Toll in DRC at 41 as New Drug in Use

BENI, DRC - Forty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in DRC, health authorities said on Tuesday, ...

UN: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Extremists In Syria, Iraq

Despite the military defeat of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and most of Syria, the extremist group still has ...

Federer 'anxious' ahead of Cincinnati Open

London [UK], August 14 (ANI): Twenty-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer, who will be making his first hard-court appearance since ...

This antibody stops the body to fight HIV

Washington D.C. [USA] Aug 14(ANI): Scientists have for the first time highlighted a new type of antibody called immunoglobulin G3 ...

As 5-Year Anniversary of Rabaa Massacre Looms, Egypt Comes Under Fire

HAVANA - As the five-year anniversary of Egypt's Rabaa massacre comes Tuesday, some human rights groups say the country has ...

Kenya Charges Top Officials With Fraud Over New $3B Railway

NAIROBI - A Kenyan court on Monday charged the heads of the agency that manages public land and of the ...

Mozambique Police Name 'Ringleaders' Behind Islamist Threat

MAPUTO - Mozambique's security forces have identified six men they regard as the ringleaders of a nascent Islamist insurgency that ...

South Africa's Rand Falls to 2-Year Low As Turkey Rout Spreads

JPHANNESBURG - South Africa's rand plunged more than 10 percent to a 2-year low against the dollar early on Monday ...

At Least 40 Killed by Paramilitaries in Eastern Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA - At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, a senior ...

Aid Worker Killings Rise, Fueled by Conflict in South Sudan, Syria

LONDON - Nearly 140 aid workers were killed last year, a 23 percent rise on 2016, according to data released ...

Tunisian Leader Backs Equal Inheritance Rights for Women

TUNIS, TUNISIA - Tunisia's president promised Monday to submit a bill to parliament soon that aims to give women equal ...

Zimbabwe Waits as Presidential Poll Challenge Delays Inauguration

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe is at a tense standstill as the presidential inauguration has been delayed due to the opposition's legal ...

Italy says Britain Should Take in 141 Rescued Migrants

MILAN - Italy's transport minister says Britain should take in 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship that sails ...

Turkey Announces 'Action Plan' to Ease Market Concerns

Asian and European markets were rattled by the Turkish lira's record low of 7.24 to the dollar overnight. The markets ...

India can still bounce back: Chahal

London [UK], August 13 (ANI): Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal opined that the Indian team still has an opportunity to make ...

Akila Dananjaya achieves career-best 21st ODI ranking

Dubai [United Arab Emirates], August 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has jumped twenty places to reach the career-best ...

Smith's experience is useful for team: Jason holder

Barbados [West Indies], August 13 (ANI): West Indies bowler Jason Holder, who is leading Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean ...

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Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

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Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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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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