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Killed, Orphaned, Sold: Afghan War Takes Brutal Toll on Children

After fighting forced Mohammad Khan, a villager from the northern Afghanistan province of Sar-e Pul, to move his family to ...


Halaal internet? Islamic browser promises better web experience

A Malaysian startup is betting that there's plenty of pent-up demand for a new browser that's compliant with Islamic values, ...


Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing

At least 89 people are known to have died after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia's Papua region, with ...


Istanbul bids farewell to late Armenian Patriarch

PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkey mourns Mesrob Mutafyan , or Mesrob II as he is formally known, the late Armenian patriarch who ...


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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. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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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 ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

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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 ...


Tokayev sworn in as Kazakhstan's new president

PanARMENIAN.Net - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumed the post of Kazakhstan 's president on Wednesday following the surprise resignation of veteran leader ...


Markets remain largely unchanged, SpiceJet gains over 16%

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were largely unchanged on Wednesday with lacklustre trading as investors booked ...


Holi is here, caution advised

New Delhi [India], March 20 (ANI): Holi is here again and revellers are all geared up to enjoy the festival ...


India out to break AFC U23 C'ship qualification jinx

New Delhi [India], Mar 20 (ANI): India U23 National team head coach Derrick Pereira named ten 19-year-olds and one 16-year-old ...


Sensex up 95 points at 38,456, Nifty above 11,500 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Equity indices fluctuated wildly in the morning session on Wednesday with realty index gaining ...


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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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