Thu, 25 Apr 2019

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

US, China Upbeat Ahead of Next Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin Service reporter Lin Feng contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking a ...

North Korea's Kim in Russia for Meeting With Putin

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in the far eastern region of Russia for his first ever ...

Explainer: How Powerful Are Congressional Subpoenas

The U.S. Congress does not arrest and detain people for ignoring its subpoenas anymore, but it still has significant power ...

US, China Strike Positive Tone Ahead of Latest Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin service reporter Lin Feng also contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking ...

Iran Says U.S. Efforts To Block Oil Exports Will Have 'Consequences'

Iran's foreign minister has warned of 'consequences' if the United States continues efforts to prevent Tehran from selling oil on ...

Trump Says He Is Holding Big Pharma Accountable in Opioid Fight

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - U.S. President Donald Trump touted progress in the fight against opioid abuse on Wednesday and promised to ...

US Condemns Myanmar Ruling Keeping 2 Journalists Imprisoned

The U.S. on Wednesday condemned the Myanmar Supreme Court decision upholding the convictions of two Reuters journalists for violating the ...

Sri Lanka bombings: Prez asks Defence Minister, IG to resign

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Apr 25 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday asked Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and Inspector ...

Turks commemorate Armenian genocide despite taboos

Hundreds of Turkish activists marked the anniversary of the Armenian genocide on April 24 under a heavy police presence and ...

African players among those banned by FIFA for match-fixing

Lausanne - FIFA issued eight lifetime bans to current and former players and an agent on Wednesday after they were ...

Trump golf course's Scottish neighbours demand apology

London - Residents living near a golf course built by US President Donald Trump in Scotland are demanding an apology ...

Sri Lanka shakes up top security posts after deadly bombings

Sri Lanka's president shook up the country's top security establishment after officials failed to act on intelligence reports warning of ...

Trump says sending 'armed soldiers' to US-Mexico border

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the US is sending armed soldiers to the southern border after Mexican soldiers recently ...

Trump Plan Doesn't Include Jordan-Palestinian Union, US Envoy Says

JERUSALEM - An architect of a still-secret U.S. plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict took to Twitter again on Wednesday ...

Diplomats Walk Out as Venezuela Hits US in UN Speech

UNITED NATIONS - Several dozen diplomats walked out from the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to protest a speech by Venezuela's ...

Trump's Fed Pick Moore Draws Fire From Democrats; Republicans Silent

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK - Stephen Moore, the economic commentator that U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will nominate to ...

How will clashes in Libya affect refugees hoping to reach Europe?

It's been three months since Abdi* went to Bani Walid, a town known to Libya's refugees and migrants as the ...

Ukraine Cries Foul As Russia Offers Citizenship in Separatist Areas

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree simplifying the procedure for people living in parts of eastern Ukraine held ...

France Holds First 'Armenia Genocide' Remembrance Day

PARIS - France held its first 'national day of commemoration of the Armenian genocide' on Wednesday, provoking an angry reaction ...

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Diplomats Walk Out as Venezuela Hits US in UN Speech

UNITED NATIONS - Several dozen diplomats walked out from the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to protest a speech by Venezuela's ...

USA secure ODI status for first time

Windhoek - The United States on Wednesday sealed one-day international status for the first time with a third straight victory ...

Spanish court acquits former Barcelona president of money laundering

Barcelona - A Spanish court on Wednesday acquitted former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell , who spent nearly two years in ...

Disaffected Venezuelan Military Tell of Rising Desertions to Brazil

PACARAIMA, BRAZIL - Venezuelan military personnel are deserting to Colombia and Brazil in growing numbers, refusing to follow orders to ...

EU Envoy: Trump Cuba Policy Worries European Companies

HAVANA - The Trump administration's crackdown on business with Cuba's communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies on ...

Conditions in England would be unpredictable for WC, says Bairstow

London [UK], Apr 24 (ANI): Wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow believes the conditions in England would be unpredictable for the ICC ...

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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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