Mon, 27 May 2019

Last year 98 UN peacekeepers lost their lives

UNITED NATIONS - Since the UN set up its first peacekeeping mission back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have ...

Arson blamed for attack on Catholic Church in Derrry

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - A Catholic Church in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland have been set ablaze.Detectives say they believe the ...

National Day in U.S. for missing children

WASHINGTON DC - When a 13-year-old North Carolina girl went missing last fall, the FBI and state and local partners ...

Leo Varadkar praises Theresa May

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoseach Leo Varadkar has paid tribute to his counterpart in the UK following her announcement that she ...

Iranians bearing brunt of U.S. sanctions

Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment ...

Women dominate same-sex marriages in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week ...

U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...

Bomb scare in Derry/Londonderry set a trap for police

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Ugly scenes took place in the Moss Park area of Derry/Londonderry on Thursday night when police ...

Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

Trump and the problem with pardons

As a veteran, I was astonished by the recent news that President Trump may be considering pardons for U.S. military ...

Greenhouses and violins: 'Cute' new court makes French Open bow

Paris - The first day of the 2019 French Open on Sunday saw the maiden match on the new Court ...

Germany's Otte set for biggest payday against Federer

Paris - Oscar Otte is unique at Roland Garros as the only German to count a former English Test cricketer ...

Ireland's O'Brien to miss World Cup

London - Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup later this year after Leinster confirmed on ...

Hamilton wins action packed Monaco GP

Monaco - Lewis Hamilton resisted intense race-long pressure on Sunday to secure a narrow, dramatic and emotional victory for Mercedes ...

'It's a great package deal': Dimitrov hails Agassi as new coach

Paris - Grigor Dimitrov described his coaching link-up with US legend Andre Agassi and mercurial Radek Stepanek as a "great ...

Federer sweeps to victory on Roland Garros return

Paris - Roger Federer marked his return to Roland Garros after a four-year absence with a straight sets win over ...

'Hardest race': Hamilton draws on Lauda spirit in Monaco triumph

Montel Carlo - An emotional, but satisfied Lewis Hamilton was showered in praise Sunday as he won the Monaco Grand ...

Race to Succeed UK PM May Centers on 'No Deal' Brexit Battle

LONDON - The prospect of a 'no deal' Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed ...

Coalition: Saudi Downs Attack Drone From Yemen

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia on Sunday shot down a bomb-laden drone deployed by Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen to attack ...

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Concern for Faulconbridge teen who failed to return home from school

SPRINGWOOD, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - A search is underway in the Blue Mountains for a schoolgirl missing from Faulconbridge.Hannah ...

Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Won't judge Indian team after just one bad game: Sachin Tendulkar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 26 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said that he won't judge the Indian ...

NZ add to Blitzboks woes in London with last-gasp win

Cape Town - New Zealand have claimed 5th place at the London Sevens after beating the Blitzboks 21-17 in a ...

Blitzboks crash out of London Sevens

Cape Town - The South African Sevens team have crashed out of the London Sevens in the quarter-finals against Australia.Australia ...

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Resigns

SYDNEY - Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation Sunday after seven years in the top job ...

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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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