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67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

Six Early Rain Church Members Flee to Taiwan, Apply For US Asylum

Six members of the Early Rain Covenant Church that was recently raided by authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of ...

Apple, Google reveal all-new emoji for 2019

California [USA], July 17 (ANI): If the existing set of emoji were not enough to communicate through texts, tech giants ...

'ICJ verdict a complete victory for India'

New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): The verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Kulbhushan Jadhav is a ...

Government committed deporting illegal immigrants: Shah

New Delhi (India) July 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that the Centre was committed to ...

Space radiation: the Apollo crews were extremely lucky

As the 50th anniversary of humankind's first moon landing approaches, the conspiracy theories that claim the Apollo missions were a ...

Malema warns Ramaphosa: Don?t outsource your authority to a cabal

Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema used his response to President Cyril Ramaphosa's Presidency budget vote to take aim at Minister ...

Sterling hits brace as City hammer West Ham

Nanjing - Record Manchester City signing Rodri made his debut and Raheem Sterling scored twice as the Premier League champions ...

Miguel to reach European Tour milestone at Open

Cape Town - Miguel Angel Jimenez is set to become just the second man in the history of the European ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...

Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...

International Monetary Fund begins search for new managing director

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has intiiated a process to find a new managing director following the ...

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