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Taiwan President Visits Haiti, But No New Deals Announced

WASHINGTON/PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen made a quick visit to Haiti Saturday during which she expressed ...


Proteas thrash Fiji in Netball World Cup clash

Cape Town - The Proteas continued their winning ways at the Netball World Cup on Saturday as they defeated Fiji ...


Taiwan Defends US Arms Deal in Face of China Sanctions Threat

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan on Saturday defended a proposal to purchase $2.2 billion in arms from the U.S., following a ...


US Backs Argentina's Bid to Prosecute Iran's Agents in 94 Attack

This article originated in VOA's Persian Service.The United States is backing a renewed Argentine effort to prosecute Iranian and Hezbollah ...


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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 ...

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...

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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

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Proteas winning streak continues at Netball World Cup

Cape Town - Aftern their brilliant 55-52 win over Jamaica on Sunday, the Proteas kept their winning streak underway at ...


When and where do Nile crocodiles attack? Here's what we found

The Nile crocodile is Africa's largest, and most widely distributed, crocodile. It can be found in Egypt in the North, ...


Boxing legend 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dead at 55

Los Angeles - Former Olympic boxing gold medallist and four-weight world champion Pernell Whitaker has died after a traffic accident ...


Proteas edge Jamaica to top group at Netball World Cup

Liverpool - The SPAR Proteas shocked group favourites Jamaica 55-52 at the Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool on Sunday.The ...


Was Sunday the greatest sporting day ... EVER?

Cape Town - WOW! WOW! WOW!No other way to describe Sunday, July 14, 2019 other than simply the greatest day ...


Taiwan President Visits Haiti, But No New Deals Announced

WASHINGTON/PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen made a quick visit to Haiti Saturday during which she expressed ...


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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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