Wed, 12 Dec 2018

US Warns Americans to Avoid Holiday Travel to Haiti

WASHINGTON / PORT-AU-PRINCE - The U.S. Department of State is authorizing 'the voluntary departure of U.S. direct-hire government personnel and ...

Russian Strategic Bombers in Venezuela Spark Diplomatic Row

Russia has denounced the U.S.' 'highly undiplomatic' reaction to its deployment of two bomber planes capable of carrying nuclear weapons ...

DRC opposition candidate says barred from staging rally

A frontrunner in Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential elections said he had been barred from staging a rally in a ...

US Energy Chief in Baghdad as Sanctions Waiver Runs Out

BAGHDAD - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday Iraq should partner with American companies to become energy independent, as ...

Global Stocks Buoyed by US-China Trade Talks

LONDON - Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China ...

Turkmenistan: Closing the TAPI loop

The man charged with making Turkmenistan's visions of a trans-Afghan gas pipeline a reality headed to Pakistan this week with ...

US Sanctions Failed to Disrupt Iranian Economy: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the US has failed to negatively impact the Iranian economy by re-imposing its sanctions in ...

Bolsonaro Government Has Military, Conservative Streak

BRASÍLIA - Brazil's next government, under incoming far-right president Jair Bolsonaro who takes power in three weeks, will be neoliberal ...

Colts coaches Reich, Eberflus working well together

INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Eberflus and Frank Reich didn't know each other before joining the Indianapolis Colts coaching staff this season. ...

US Diplomat: Russia Gas Pipeline to Boost Grip on Ukraine, Europe

WASHINGTON - Russia is seeking to boost its power in Europe and grip over Ukraine with the proposed Nord Stream ...

A Chicago Neighborhood Battles Endless Flow of Illegal Guns

CHICAGO - Ke'Shon Newman's daily routine is guided by guns - the hundreds of illegal pistols, revolvers and other firearms ...

EU's Top Diplomat: EU-Iran Trade Vehicle Could Be Ready by Year-End

BRUSSELS - The European Union's foreign policy chief said Monday a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and circumvent ...

Stocks Slip on China-US Tensions; Oil Resumes Slide

NEW YORK - Stocks around the world are falling Monday morning, and U.S. indexes gave up modest early gains and ...

Maduro's grip on Venezuela tightens, warns of Trump threat

Socialist President Nicolas Maduro further consolidated power in Venezuelan local elections on Sunday, while accusing US President Donald Trump of ...

Louvre Museum Urges Rediscovery of Qajar Art

Yannick Lintz, the director of Islamic Art at the Louvre Museum, has hailed the unique features of Persian art during ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on December 10

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, December 10, 2018, and picked headlines ...

Iran Says OPEC Agreement Deals Further Blow to US

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the US sustained another defeat after the member states of the Organization of the Petroleum ...

China Summons U.S. Ambassador As Huawei Defends Iran Operations

China has summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing to protest the detention by Canada of a senior Chinese electronics executive ...

Qatar knows how to become GCC member again: Saudi Foreign Minister

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Dec 10 (ANI): Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has indicated that Qatar knows what to do in ...

Hilton-led Colts put an end to Texans win streak

Their playoff pulse fading and up against the NFL's hottest team, the Indianapolis Colts endured one offensively inept quarter before ...

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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 ...

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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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