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Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

Does Russia allow dual citizenship

Formally foreigners are required to pledge to renounce their existing citizenship to apply for a Russian passport. Yet many manage ...

Why American Jazz was first welcomed and later banned in the USSR

History Sept 19 2018 Boris Egorov Mikhail Ozerskiy/Sputnik Although common Soviet people mostly adored jazz, the country's leaders didn't always ...

Wham-bam as Osaka roars into Tokyo quarters

Tokyo - Japan's Naomi Osaka pulverised Slovak Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals on Wednesday ...

World's oldest drawing found in South Africa

PanARMENIAN.Net - Scientists have found the oldest known drawing by Homo sapiens : a 73,000-year old sketch in ochre crayon ...

Vietnamese Fighting Back on Plastic Pollution

HO CHIN MINH CITY - For many Vietnamese people, it is a ritual as circadian as the sunrise: On the ...

North Korea Pledges to Scrap Missile Launch Site

North Korea says it will dismantle its main nuclear complex in Yongbyon if the United States takes 'corresponding measures' under ...

Cryptocurrency Exchanges at Risk of Manipulation

NEW YORK - Several cryptocurrency exchanges are plagued by poor market surveillance, pervasive conflicts of interest and lack sufficient customer ...

UN envoy: Warring parties in South Sudan must silence guns

The UN envoy for South Sudan says the first step by the country's warring parties to demonstrate their backing for ...

North and South Korea to bid for 2032 Olympics

Pyongyang - North and South Korea will bid jointly for the 2032 Olympics , they announced on Wednesday, in an ...

New name, same flaws in eSwatini election, say critics

Political parties cannot be involved, there are no campaign rallies and the king wields absolute power, choosing the prime minister ...

Netanyahu and Putin defuse crisis after Israel downs Russia warplane

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis on Tuesday after Syrian defences ...

Brazil presidential candidate vows not to pardon comrade Lula

Brazil's leftist presidential candidate Fernando Haddad on Tuesday ruled out pardoning the jailed former head of state and his own ...

How SA's new automotive code of conduct could kickstart the economy

South Africa is grappling with a recession, but a new automotive code of conduct could lead the way in showing ...

RSF condemns police search of Armenian news website

PanARMENIAN.Net - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the search by police of the headquarters of the Yerevan-based Armenian news website ...

Proposed Inter-Korean Projects Could Violate UN, US Sanctions

WASHINGTON - As South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for their third summit, ...

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UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

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