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Hong Kong Journalists 'Pressured Not to Mention Independence': Survey

Press freedom in Hong Kong is at a new low in the eyes of its residents and journalists, with the ...


JSE edges higher as resources rebound

The JSE closed firmer on Thursday led by a rebound in resources which slumped in the prior session. Asian markets ...


Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments

Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years' worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, ...


Ireland captain Best to retire after RWC

London - Ireland and Ulster captain Rory Best has announced he will retire from professional rugby after the World Cup ...


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U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...

Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...

Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...

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Man in New York Cathedral with Gasoline Charged with Attempted Arson

A 37-year-old man was charged Thursday with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing after he walked into St. Patrick's Cathedral ...

Pope Washes Feet of Prisoners at Holy Thursday Service

ROME - Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 prisoners on Thursday at a traditional service, telling them ...

Paris Honors 'Exemplary' Firefighters for Saving Notre-Dame

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday hailed as 'exemplary' hundreds of firefighters who saved Notre-Dame in the devastating ...

'It's cruel': Guardiola misery as City crash out

Manchester - Pep Guardiola bemoaned VAR's failure to rule out Fernando Llorente's decisive goal for Tottenham as Manchester City's quadruple ...

Puerto Rico Population Drops 4% Since Hurricane

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - New Census Bureau data shows Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane ...

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Premier League players to boycott social media in racism protest

London - Premier League stars will be among the footballers taking part in a 24-hour social media boycott on Friday ...


Barton denies wrongdoing in Barnsley bust-up

London - Fleetwood manager Joey Barton has "emphatically" denied all allegations made against him as investigations continue into a reported ...


Champions League failures haunt Guardiola as City fall short

Manchester - Another season will pass without Champions League glory for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City , but few will forget ...


I cannot stop Messi alone, admits Van Dijk

London - Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk insists he will not face a personal duel against Lionel Messi in his ...


Proteas? CWC 15: Outrage deftly ducked

Cape Town - About as good as they could be. That is difficult to dispute ... isn't it? National selection ...


Diego Simeone defends Messi from critics, calls him extraordinary

Leeds [UK], Apr 18 (ANI): Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, praised the Barcelona star Lionel Messi and defended the 31-year ...


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