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A loan, not a gift: Merging business and aid in Afghanistan

Bost University Hospital is only a half-hour drive from Taliban-controlled territory in Afghanistan's restive Helmand province, but it has something ...

UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead

The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite ...

Trump's Choice For Pentagon Chief Backs Out

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing his nomination to lead the ...

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo

Citing multiple attacks and counter-attacks between Hema herders and Lendu farmers, UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch told journalists in Geneva that ...

EU Delays Decision On North Macedonia, Albania Membership Talks

BRUSSELS -- The European Union has postponed a decision on whether to open accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania ...

Draghi and Trump's comments lift global stocks

Global markets including the JSE rallied on Tuesday mainly on the back of comments from the European Central Bank's president ...

Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried on Tuesday, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation ...

Telangana: Man unveils 6-feet-statue of US President on his birthday

Janagam (Telangana) [India] June 18 (ANI): A young man from Konnea village here unveiled a six feet statue of the ...

Former UEFA President Michel Platini taken into custody

Atlanta [USA], Jun 18 (ANI): Former UEFA President Michel Platini on Tuesday was taken into custody as part of corruption ...

India-Pak CWC'19 match becomes the most tweeted ODI

New Delhi [India], Jun 18 (ANI): Twitter India on Tuesday revealed that the match between India and Pakistan on Sunday ...

Pakistani lawyers protest case against top judge

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jun 18 (ANI): A leading lawyers' association in Pakistan has strongly protested the filing of a misconduct case ...

CWC'19: Joe Root becomes second highest run-scorer

Manchester [UK], Jun 18 (ANI): England batsman Joe Root on Monday displaced Australia skipper Aaron Finch to become the second ...

President Trump jokes about his wife Melania Trump, calls her 'It'

Washington D.C. [USA], June 18 (ANI): American President Donald Trump leaves no stone unturned to praise his wife First Lady ...

Turkmenistan: Son of a gunslinger

The ascent of Turkmenistan's dauphin proceeded by a notch this week with his appointment as governor of Ahal province. He ...

Pakistani Press Freedom

By Francesca MarinoIslamabad [Pakistan], Jun 18 (ANI): Muhammad Bilal Khan was 22 when he was killed by 'unidentified' people in ...

Eoin Morgan registers 4th fastest ton in WC history

Manchester [UK], June 18 (ANI): England ODI skipper Eoin Morgan on Tuesday recorded the fourth fastest century in the history ...

Platini denies wrongdoing in Qatar World Cup case

Paris - Banned ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini, questioned on Tuesday over alleged corruption in the award of the 2022 World ...

'No reason' that Morsi death will affect AFCON

Cairo - Africa Cup of Nations organisers said Tuesday the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi would have no ...

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid impasse with military

Sudan's protest leaders have called for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid ...

England registers highest score in CWC'19

Manchester [UK], Jun 18 (ANI): England registered the highest total in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup as they ...

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Holders Cameroon warn Group F rivals: 'No easy time'

Johannesburg - Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf has a message for Group F opponents at the Africa Cup of Nations in ...

Platini arrested over awarding SWC 2022 to Qatar

Paris - Banned ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a criminal investigation into the award ...

Sanchez on right track: coach Reinaldo Rueda

Leeds [UK], June 18 (ANI): Chile player Alexis Sanchez scored a goal against Japan during his side's 4-0 victory against ...

Vargas at the double as Chile rout Japan

Sao Paulo - Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile launched the defense of their Copa America crown with an emphatic ...

Excluded Totti resigns as Roma director

Rome - Roma legend Francesco Totti, who joined the capital club as a 12-year-old before retiring in 2017, announced on ...

Radamel Falcao backs Messi after Argentina lose to Colombia

Leeds [UK], June 18 (ANI): Colombia player Radamel Falcao has backed Argentina bigwig Lionel Messi saying that fans are never ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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