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Covid-19: Taiwan demands apology from WHO chief for 'slander'

Taiwan demanded an apology Thursday from the World Health Organization chief after he accused the island's government of leading personal ...


Watchdog Blames Syria For Chemical Weapons Attacks

The global chemical weapons watchdog has for the first time directly blamed the Syrian government for three chlorine and sarin ...


WHO an 'accomplice' to China in covering up COVID-19: ex-official

Washington [US], Apr 07 (ANI): John Bolton, a former advisor to US President Donald Trump, has accused WHO of acting ...


China Confirms Party Probe Into Outspoken Property Tycoon

The ruling Chinese Communist Party has confirmed it is investigating property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang after he penned an article highly ...


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U.S. stocks roar again, dollar tumbles

NEW YORK, New York - A new bailout package and moves by the Federal Reserve bolstered the confidence of investors ...

European Union put at risk by Covid-19 pandemic

After a faulty start to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union members appear to be getting their act together, as ...

Covid-19 sentiment lifts stocks on Asia markets

SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia - Stocks in China and Australia gained ground on Thursday while Japanese markets were flat.Traders ...

Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

WASHINGTO, DC - Google has issued a ban on the use of Zoom teleconferencing platforms for its employees citing security ...

Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

Asia Pacific

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Covid-19 deaths in Ireland almost five times the number in Australia

DUBLIN, Ireland - Another twenty-five people have died in Ireland as a result of the coronavirus.15 men and ten women, ...

Chris Friel reviews High Court Decision on George Pell

This is a brief response to the Australian High Court ruling handed down on Tuesday that unanimously quashed the convictions ...

Wuhan re-opens after more than two months in lockdown

WUHAN, China - Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province and the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday ...

Acting Secretary of U.S. Navy retracts abusive remarks

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Navy's acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he ...

Acquittal for Cardinal George Pell, unanimous decision of High Court

BRISBANE, Australia - All seven judges on the High Court of Australia have universally approved the quashing of the conviction ...

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More than six million U.S. workers join unemployed ranks

WASHINGTON, DC - Another 6.6 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment compensation last week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ...


Covid-19 deaths in Ireland almost five times the number in Australia

DUBLIN, Ireland - Another twenty-five people have died in Ireland as a result of the coronavirus.15 men and ten women, ...


Gun rights in America about to take a significant turn

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep ...


Joe Biden all but wraps up Democratic nomination

BURLINGTON, Vermont - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has almost certainly wrapped up his party's nomination, following the withdrawal of ...


Irish government and NI Executive agree on Covid-19 joint cooperation

DUBLIN/BELFAST, Ireland/Northern Ireland - The departments of health in Ireland and Northern Ireland have formally agreed on a raft of ...


Chris Friel reviews High Court Decision on George Pell

This is a brief response to the Australian High Court ruling handed down on Tuesday that unanimously quashed the convictions ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...