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59% of Venezuelan housholds not in position to buy enough food

CARACAS, Venezuela - Hyperinflation in Venezuela means that roughly one-third ofthe population more than nine million people do not get ...

Pell prosecution pushing the envelope on hiatus

The Crown has been check-mated by the hiatus in the George Pell case. According to the prosecution the complainant was ...

Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...

Iran slow to hold security forces to account over protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian authorities have failed to hold security forces accountable for excessive and unlawful use of lethal force ...

More than half virus cases in South Korea linked to religious group

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea skyrocketed to 833 on Monday, a roughly 27-fold increase ...

Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir resigns

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned on Monday in a shock move after his political allies sought to bring down ...

WHO warns world to prepare for pandemic

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet fit the criterion for a pandemic ...

Satawu set to march on Airlink at OR Tambo International

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) in Gauteng plans to march on privately-owned regional airline Airlink at ...

Dolphins make it 6 wins out of 7 in One Day Cup

Cape Town - Aggressive batting by Khaya Zondo and Sibonelo Makhanya helped pave the way for the Dolphins to make ...

¿Como prepararnos para el coronavirus? 3 preguntas y respuestas

Nota del editor: Las autoridades de Salud Pública en los Estados Unidos han advertido que el coronavirus, que se ha ...

EU: Accession Talks With Albania, North Macedonia Could Open In Weeks

The European Union could open membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia within weeks amid good progress made by the ...

Wartime Killing Of Muslims Commemorated In Belgrade

Several dozen activists on February 27 assembled in downtown Belgrade to commemorate 27 years since 20 mostly Muslim men were ...

Saudi Arabia Halts Pilgrimages Over Virus; Iran Cases Spike

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Saudi Arabia on Thursday closed off the holiest sites in Islam to foreign pilgrims over ...

Real Salt Lake sign veteran forward Rossi

Real Salt Lake signed forward Giuseppe "Pepito" Rossi on Thursday. The 33-year-old veteran has scored 128 goals in 336 matches ...

Sweet 16 as Djokovic reaches Dubai semis

Dubai - Novak Djokovic won his 16th match of an undefeated season, hammering Russia's Karen Khachanov 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday ...

'Excited' Janneman has big plans for Proteas future

Cape Town - Proteas batsman Janneman Malan believes he has what it takes to become an all-format player for South ...

Tensions high in Delhi as death toll from riots rises to 38

Tensions remained high in India's capital Thursday, as thousands of riot police and paramilitaries patrolled streets littered with the debris ...

Assange's UK extradition hearing paused until May

A British judge on Thursday paused Julian Assange's extradition hearing following four days of intense legal wrangling over Washington's request ...

New Tunisia govt sworn in after winning confidence vote

Tunisia's new government was sworn in Thursday after winning a parliamentary confidence vote that broke four months of post-election deadlock.Prime ...

African Union preparing 3 000-troop deployment to Sahel

The African Union said on Thursday that it expected to send a temporary deployment of 3 000 troops to West ...

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Relentless selling continues on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was another bearish day on Asian stock markets on Thursday.Global markets continue to lose ground ...

Could coronavirus really trigger a recession?

Fears are growing that the new coronavirus will infect the U.S. economy.A major U.S. stock market index posted its biggest ...

Selling frenzy on Wall Street runs out of steam

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were flat to lower on Wednesday as investors and traders started to take ...

Google in $10 billion expansion across United States

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Google on Wednesday announced it will invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centers ...

Walt Disney's world to be headed by Chapek

BURBANK, California - The Walt Disney Company has appointed Bob Chapek as CEO with immediate effect, replacing Bob Igor who ...

Electronic sports, a billion-dollar industry

Global esports revenue is set to exceed $1 billion in 2020, according to a report Tuesday from Newzoo."The esports market ...

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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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