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Central West cities targeted in 3-day drug operation

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A major police operation took place across the Central West in recent days. Pubs and ...

Equinix opens 16th data centre in Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Equinix has opened a new data centre in the heart of Sydney, Australia, costing $160 million.The ...

Olympics-Tokyo Finishes Building Stadium For 2020

TOKYO - Construction work has been completed at Tokyo's National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of next year's Olympic ...

Arctic in Hot Water: Sea Ice Minimal in Chukchi, Bering Seas

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA - The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In ...

Els leads strong local field for Alfred Dunhill Championship

Cape Town - Ernie Els will headline a strong field of South African stars at this year's Alfred Dunhill Championship ...

Anxious families wait outside besieged Hong Kong campus

Relatives of some of the young pro-democracy protesters holed up inside a Hong Kong university held anxious vigil on Tuesday ...

Small in Numbers, Thai Catholics Preserve Centuries-Old Traditions

BANGKOK - The last time Vararunee Khonchanath was in the presence of a pope was before she was born just ...

Internationals all fancy Presidents Cup crack at Tiger

Melbourne - Every member of the Internationals team wants to take on Tiger Woods at the Presidents Cup, with assistant ...

Our land is burning, and western science does not have all the answers

Last week's catastrophic fires on Australia's east coast - and warnings of more soon to come - will become all ...

Smith has no problem with short ban for ball-tamperer Pooran

Brisbane - Steve Smith insists he does not feel "hard done by" after the West Indies' Nicholas Pooran received a ...

Pakistan consider debut for 16-year-old whose mother just died

Brisbane - He is only 16 and reeling from his mother's death last week, but Pakistan believe express bowling sensation ...

Scoring runs in T10 League, a perfect build-up to BBL: Chris Lynn

New Delhi [India], Nov 19 (ANI): After playing a knock of 91 runs in the T10 League match, Australia batsman ...

US 'Gravely Concerned' About Deepening Unrest in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is "gravely concerned by the deepening political unrest and violence in Hong ...

North Korea Says It Doesn't Want to Talk to US

UNITED NATIONS - North Korea said Monday that while it views the U.S. decision to postpone joint military drills with ...

The problem with child protection isn't the money, it's the system itself

In Victoria, 35 young people aged 12-17 years ended their lives by suicide between 2007 and 2019 - all were ...

Loneliness is a social cancer, every bit as alarming as cancer itself

The ABC's Australia Talks project aims to stimulate a conversation on a broad sweep of topics - from job security ...

Puducherry: 29th RCP meeting of Asia Pacific Customs begins

Puducherry [India], Nov 19 (ANI): The 29th World Customs Organisation (WCO) Asia Pacific Regional Contact Points (RCP) meeting hosted by ...

Press Freedom Under Spotlight At Magnitsky Human Rights Awards

LONDON - The Ukrainian journalist Oleg Sentsov, who was jailed in Russia for reporting on the country's illegal annexation of ...

China's Steel Profits Suffer as Production Soars

China's steelmakers have been slow to heed warning signs from the country's economy as they push ahead with more production, ...

Rights Groups Blame Hong Kong Police For 'Fanning Flames' of Violence

Rights groups hit out at Hong Kong police on Monday for 'fanning the flames' of violence as desperate protesters remain ...

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Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...

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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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