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Osaka advances, Nishikori falls in Miami openers

Miami - World No 1 Naomi Osaka of Japan opened her campaign at the WTA and ATP Miami Open on ...


US Reportedly Gives Tacit OK to Taiwan's Fighter JetShopping List

STATE DEPARTMENT  - A senior U.S. State Department official said arms sales to Taiwan are a matter of a policy ...


Taiwan Leader Visits Pacific Allies, to Stop in Hawaii

BEIJING - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left Thursday on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Pacific that will end ...


A Tale of Two Defendants: One Freed, One Still on Trial

When Indonesian Siti Aisyah was brought to the Sepang court to be charged for the murder of North Korean Kim ...


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Dassault Systèmes expands hub in Ireland

CORK CITY, Ireland - French and Irish business leaders, politicians and diplomats got together this week for the opening of ...

Venezuelan government-owned BANDES bank banned by U.S. treasury

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. treasury has imposed sanctions on the government-owned and controlled Venzuelan bank, Banco de Desarrollo Economico ...

U.S. stocks get slammed, Nasdaq loses 2.50%

NEW YORK, New York - Equity markets tumbled, bond markets rose, and the U.S. was bought up against the euro, ...

Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

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Selling Italy to Chinese

By Francesca Marino, Author And JournalistRome [Italy], Mar 23 (ANI): Italy signed on Saturday a Memorandum of Understanding with China ...

Italy becomes first G7 nation to join China's BRI

Rome [Italy], March 23 (ANI): Despite a warning by United States, Italy on Saturday joined China's signature foreign policy Belt ...

Italy, China Sign Pact Deepening Economic Ties

ROME - Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing's Belt and Road initiative, which ...

Iran Condoles with China over Chemical Plant Explosion

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered condolences to China over a deadly explosion in a chemical plant, which ...

China chemical plant explosion death toll climbs to 64

PanARMENIAN.Net - The death toll from a massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to at ...

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Mueller report handed over on Friday

WASHINGTON DC - For months across the United States, lawmakers, activists, journalists, average Americans, and most of all, President Donald ...


Trump tightens screws on Venezuelan president Maduro

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has lashed out again at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, while the U.S. treasury ...


War in Afghanistan claims lives of 2 U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in war-torn Afghanistan during an operation, an official statement said Friday. ...


11 arrests in Greater Belfast over alleged paramilitary activities

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A significant search and arrest operation against the criminal activities of the East Belfast Ulster Volunteer ...


Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...


Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...


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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 ...

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