Tue, 25 Jun 2019

Social media ban in two states of Myannmar restricting communications

With "no media access" in parts of the country and "serious restrictions" on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on ...

Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...

Human rights chief wants detained Venezuelan protesters freed

CARACAS, Venezuela - Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, ...

Religious leaders and FBI discuss ways of making churches secure

Seven minutes, 24 seconds.That's how long it took a gunman who opened fire at a Baptist church in rural Sutherland ...

Council Of Europe's Assembly OKs Russia's Return

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted to make it possible for Russia to return to ...

PVAO initiates making WWII camp in La Union as tourist destination

LUNA, La Union, June 24 (PIA) - - The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) has initiated the development of a ...

Trump Imposes New Iran Sanctions, Targeting its Supreme Leader

VOA Persian's Katherine Ahn contributed to this storyU.S. President Donald Trump imposed what he described as "hard-hitting" new financial sanctions ...

FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi briefs NATO on India-Pak tensions

Brussels [Belgium], Jun 25 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of the North Atlantic ...

Ethiopia's Ethnic Militias in Spotlight After Failed Coup

A foiled coup in the Ethiopian state of Amhara that left five senior officials dead, including the army's chief of ...

Sudan's Military Sidesteps Proposal for Civilian Rule

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Sudan's military rulers refused to agree on Monday to the Ethiopian proposal for a power-sharing agreement with ...

Italian drug lord Rocco Morabito escapes from Uruguay prison

Montevideo [Uruguay], Jun 25 (ANI): An Italian mafia boss and drug kingpin has escaped from prison in Uruguay where he ...

Government-imposed internet blackouts are a power move to suppress dissent

The rise of blockchain and Bitcoin has prompted some to predict a decentralized internet. But for now, the internet has ...

Bosnian Serbs Pull Reserve Police Plan Under Western Pressure

BANJA LUKA, BOSNIA - Bosnia's Serb entity on Monday withdrew a bill to set up a reserve police force under ...

Turkish Court Tries Businessman, Others Over 2013 Protests

SILIVRI, TURKEY - Prominent Turkish businessman Osman Kavala and 15 other civil society figures went on trial on Monday accused ...

Zimbabwe Ends Decade of Dollarization in new currency reform

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe made its interim currency the country's sole legal tender on Monday, ending a decade of dollarization ...

Mbeki denies calling for action to be taken against Zindzi Mandela

Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied calling for action to be taken against South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, ...

Italy Beats Out Sweden to Host 2026 Winter Olympics

The 2026 Winter Olympics will be held in Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday.The Italian delegation rejoiced ...

EU Court Says Poland's Supreme Court Reforms Unlawful

WARSAW, POLAND - The European Union's top court ruled Monday that a Polish law that pushed Supreme Court judges into ...

Trump's New Sanctions On Iran Target Supreme Leader Khamenei

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran, including on the office of Supreme Leader ...

Snookered: Ex-world champion Murphy flops in Open golf bid

London - Former snooker world champion Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine failed to make the cut as they ...

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Nadal watches local team Real Mallorca win promotion to La Liga

Madrid - Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal watched his local side Real Mallorca win promotion to La Liga on Sunday, ...

'Kabir Singh' sees excellent first weekend, mints Rs. 70.83 crore

New Delhi (India), June 24 (ANI): Shahid Kapoor's latest outing 'Kabir Singh', co-starring Kiara Advani, is continuing its winning streak ...

NBA superstar Curry targets Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo - Three-time NBA champion Steph Curry looks to have his sights on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - and a ...

Fraser-Pryce, Thompson share first in 100m at Jamaica nationals

Kingston - Elaine Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce lit up the Jamaican National Championships on Friday as they tied for first ...

The Limits of Soft Power-Sports Diplomacy Templates in IR Research

The soft power concept has recently witnessed extensive application in international relations (IR) research focused on sport. The first work ...

Alex Smith hopes to play in NFL again- 'That's the plan'

Alex Smith hopes to play in NFL again NFL.com Alex Smith suffered a devastating leg injury that threatens to terminate ...

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