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Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...

Migration comes to fore at Marrakesh summit

MARRAKESH, Morocco – Countries from around the world tackled the migration issues on Monday adopting the Global Compact for Migration ...

May admits backstop still a major hurdle for Brexit

LONDON, UK -  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday deferred a crucial parliamentary vote on the controversial Brexit deal, that ...

George HW Bush, the last U.S. president to win a war

There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A World War II ...

Climate change action: Ireland worst country in the EU

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the second year in a row, Ireland has been deemed as the worst country in the ...

Turkey told extradition of Saudi nationals is not on

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Suspects in the Turkish investigation into the assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi will not ...

Vice admiral in Bahrain after lightning appointment

WASHINGTON DC - Vice Admiral Jim Malloy has taken charge of the U.S. 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain, following the apparent ...

Implicated by Cohen, Trump denies collusion, targets Mueller

WASHINGTON, U.S. - This week, the developments made in the federal investigation against the U.S. President Donald Trump's election campaign ...

Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...

Iran warns over U.S. sanctions: Drug trafficking will rise

TEHRAN, Iran - After the U.S. reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran and its key oil exports, months after exiting the ...

Chile's Pine Forests: A Botanical Dinosaur Bound for Extinction

QUINQUEN, CHILE - In Quinquen, an indigenous community in southern Chile, Ricardo Melinir shows off a forest of Chilean pine ...

ICRC: Conditions in Yemen Expected to Worsen Even if Peace Takes Hold

GENEVA - The International Committee of the Red Cross warns conditions in Yemen are expected to worsen even if a ...

France Gives Weapons to Central Africa, Favors End to Embargo

BANGUI/PARIS - France on Tuesday delivered hundreds of assault weapons to Central African Republic (CAR) to fight the growing influence ...

Pakistan Tightens Coverage of Pashtun Nationalist Movement

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani authorities are scrutinizing media coverage of a Pashtun nationalist movement, blocking VOA websites and filing police cases ...

10 most useful Russian words

When you're travelling, just a dozen words can be enough to communicate with locals (or to not get completely lost ...

Roving Cinema Plays Public Service Role in Central Africa

BAYANGA - A giant screen flickers to life in a remote village in the equatorial forest of the Central African ...

Brexit Sparks Exasperation in Brussels, Despair in London

LONDON - Britain has long prided itself on having strong and stable governments. But Brexit has fractured political parties, making ...

Turkey Pledges EU Reforms as Rights Concerns Linger

ISTANBUL - Turkish ministers are pledging to speed up judicial reforms as Ankara tries to get its European Union membership ...

Ten Slain in New Massacre in Eastern DR Congo

Suspected militiamen killed ten civilians in a fresh attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled east, civil and military ...

Ten slain in new massacre in eastern DRC

Suspected militiamen killed ten civilians in a fresh attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled east, civil and military ...

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Strasbourg shooting: Two killed, 11 seriously injured

PARIS, France - In a shocking shooting incident that led to the entire eastern French city of Strasbourg to be ...

Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...

Migration comes to fore at Marrakesh summit

MARRAKESH, Morocco – Countries from around the world tackled the migration issues on Monday adopting the Global Compact for Migration ...

May admits backstop still a major hurdle for Brexit

LONDON, UK -  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday deferred a crucial parliamentary vote on the controversial Brexit deal, that ...

George HW Bush, the last U.S. president to win a war

There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A World War II ...

Climate change action: Ireland worst country in the EU

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the second year in a row, Ireland has been deemed as the worst country in the ...

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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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