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Proposed Israeli developments in east Jerusalem draw Palestinian ire

JERUSALEM - The only Palestinian industrial area in East Jerusalem is to be demolished, and the present occupiers of the ...

Texans players, coaches to attend George Floyd funeral if allowed

HOUSTON, Texas - Over 60,000 people showed up for a Houston protest and rally in the wake of George Floyd's ...

Pakistan's MQM asks U.S. to halt civilian and military aid to Pakistan

LONDON, UK - Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has appealed to the United ...

U.S. policing's darkest hour, a nightmare re-lived again and again

There is no need to wonder why George Floyd (age 46) was murdered in broad daylight in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on ...

Further U.S. hegemony could spark global nuclear arms race

With the U.S. deciding to walk out of the Open Skies agreement, the U.S. is signaling to the world that ...

Bans for over 60s and children during pandemic under scrutiny

A small number of countries around the world have used age as a barrier in setting guidance for their response ...

4 St Louis police officers receive gunshot wounds during protests

ST LOUIS, Missouri - Police in St. Louis, Missouri say four police officers were shot late Monday as protests that ...

New Zealand largely escapes Covid-19 with only 22 deaths recorded

WELLINGTON, June 2 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday for 11 consecutive days, with ...

Several Afghan civilians die in roadside bombing

Officials say that seven civilians have been killed and six others wounded in a roadside bomb attack in northern Afghanistan.The ...

Tensions between U.S. black communities and police go back centuries

Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officer ...

Stanford named Solheim Cup assistant captain

Angela Stanford has been assistant captain for the United States' 2021 Solheim Cup team. Stanford, a 42-year-old Texan, is a ...

US Senate Approves Trump Nominee to Head US Broadcasting

CAPITOL HILL - The U.S. Senate Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), ...

Cybercriminals are now targeting critical electricity infrastructure

Amid the constant stream of news on the coronavirus pandemic, one event passed relatively unnoticed. On the afternoon of May ...

Britain's obsession with the second world war and the debates that fuel it

The COVID-19 pandemic has elicited endless comparison to the second world war. Private labs have been likened to "Dunkirk little ...

A new hybrid fungus is found in hospitals and linked to lung disease

From the mythical minotaur to the mule, creatures created from merging two or more distinct organisms - hybrids - have ...

How Chinese citizens view their government's coronavirus response

Outside China, opinions about China's performance during the COVID-19 pandemic is divided between praise and blame. But little is known ...

How the COVID-19 crisis calls us towards reconciliation

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have shown their support for front-line workers. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other political leaders ...

U.S. Navy Veteran Detained In Iran Freed, On His Way Home

U.S. President Donald Trump says U.S. Navy veteran Michael White, who was arrested in Iran in 2018, has now left ...

Absa puts growth on hold to preserve cash

The coronavirus pandemic has halted Absa's growth ambitions for now. The banking group told shareholders during a virtual annual general ...

De Beers expects a rebound in diamond market as economies reopen

Anglo American-owned diamond miner De Beers is confident of a rebound in diamond demand as markets across the world begin ...

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75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...

Proposed Israeli developments in east Jerusalem draw Palestinian ire

JERUSALEM - The only Palestinian industrial area in East Jerusalem is to be demolished, and the present occupiers of the ...

Texans players, coaches to attend George Floyd funeral if allowed

HOUSTON, Texas - Over 60,000 people showed up for a Houston protest and rally in the wake of George Floyd's ...

Pakistan's MQM asks U.S. to halt civilian and military aid to Pakistan

LONDON, UK - Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has appealed to the United ...

U.S. policing's darkest hour, a nightmare re-lived again and again

There is no need to wonder why George Floyd (age 46) was murdered in broad daylight in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on ...

Further U.S. hegemony could spark global nuclear arms race

With the U.S. deciding to walk out of the Open Skies agreement, the U.S. is signaling to the world that ...

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