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Ireland's narcotics trader, Michael McDonagh, beaten to death after football match

SUSSEX, UK - After a Premier League game, a fight broke out, leading to the murder of an Irish drug ...


Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...


As Heathrow reduces passengers, British Airways stops selling tickets

LONDON, England: British Airways has halted ticket sales for short-haul flights that depart before the middle of August from London's ...


US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...


Trans rights and political backlash: five key moments in history

In recent decades, trans people have achieved limited rights. At the same time, anti-trans views and political backlashes have become ...


UK power supply under threat Guardian

Electricity exports from Norway may be slashed in the coming months due to a hydropower shortageNorway may reduce electricity exports ...


Dire straits but new signings: How did Barcelona return from the dead

FC Barcelona are somehow staying afloat and making squad improvements despite debts reportedly in the region of $1.4 billionAfter three ...


Boris Johnson resigns as British PM

LONDON, 7th July, 2022 (WAM) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today his resignation from the leadership of the ...


Premier League star at center of 'Albanian mafia' betting scandal

Arsenal's Granit Xhaka has been named in reports of alleged betting irregularities Investigators probing a yellow card that Granit Xhaka ...


UK power supply under threat media

Electricity exports from Norway may be slashed in the coming months due to a hydropower shortageNorway may reduce electricity exports ...


Xinhua Headlines: How Belt and Road has changed an ancient Chinese city

XI'AN, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Before moving to the city of Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Robin Gilbank ...


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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

As Heathrow reduces passengers, British Airways stops selling tickets

LONDON, England: British Airways has halted ticket sales for short-haul flights that depart before the middle of August from London's ...

Ministers favor 4 am closing for Ireland's pubs, nightclubs

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's bars and nightclubs will be allowed to operate into the early morning under new regulations being proposed ...

Germany says Covid measures to return at hospitals, nursing homes

BERLIN, Germany: The German government's basic COVID-19 restrictions would return this fall and winter, when experts expect cases to rise ...

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Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 325 points despite disappointing data out of China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Disappointing economic data released Monday has triggered a slackening of key interest rates by the Bank ...

Nepal-China relationship elevated to a "strategic partnership"

BEIJING, China - Following a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers, China and Nepal agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan ...

Details released on plan to charge $23 to drive into New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After a study released on Wednesday projected a 15 to 20 percent reduction in the ...

Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

Chinese aeroplanes remain grounded at Kathmandu airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal - While the Ministry of Finance has begun repaying interest on the loans for the planes, a batch ...

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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...


US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...


South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...


Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...


Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...


Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...


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