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Harrington back on track at Maybank Championship

Cape Town - Padraig Harrington is teeing off his 2019 season in buoyant mood at the Maybank Championship as his ...


SA squeak in ... though gloves fit for Miller

Cape Town - Team composure in a tense white-baller? Far from ideal by South Africa on Tuesday, that's for sure. ...


Paris Catches Asian Tigers in Most Expensive City Race

TBILISI - Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world's most expensive cities to live ...


Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in ...


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China, US to hold eighth round of trade talks in Beijing

Beijing [China], March 21 (ANI): China and the United States will hold the eighth round of high-level economic and trade ...

China: Several injured in explosion in pesticide plant

Jiangsu province [China], March 21 (ANI): An explosion took place at Chenjiagang Tianjiayi chemical plant here on Thursday afternoon. According ...

US Negotiators to Visit China Next Week for New Round of Trade Talks

China says a high-ranking U.S. delegation will travel to Beijing next week to resume negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing ...

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 ...

China Cracks Counterfeiting Ring That Sold $15M of Goods

SHANGHAI - Chinese police have arrested 32 members of a group they said had made and sold up to 100 ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

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Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...


Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...


Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...


Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...


Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...


Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...


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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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