Sat, 07 Dec 2019

Trump to Delay Listing Mexican Cartels as Terrorist Groups

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday in a tweet that he will hold off on designating Mexican drug cartels ...

UN evaluates progress in improving peacekeeping performance

The UN welcomes opportunities to review its effectiveness, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the meeting on Resolution 2436, adopted in September ...

Latin America's biggest ferris wheel inaugurated in Rio

Ferris wheel Rio Star, Latin America's biggest, measuring 88 meters high was inaugurated Friday (Dec. 6) in Rio de Janeiro's ...

UN agency hails Brazil milestone decision over Venezuelan refugees

The decision by Brazil's National Committee for Refugees (CONARE) on Thursday to accept asylum-seekers on a "prima facie basis", gave ...

Unbeaten Blitzboks down England, face Argentina in quarters

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have topped Pool D at the Dubai Sevens with a gritty win against England on ...

Ecuador denies giving asylum to self-styled godman Nithyananda

New Delhi [India], Dec 6 (ANI): The Embassy of Ecuador here on Friday strongly denied that it has given asylum ...

Meat price hike pulls up November inflation

The 8.09 percent increase in the price of meats was the main driver behind Brazil's inflation, as measured by the ...

Brazil hands over Mercosur presidency to Paraguay

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said today (Dec. 5) that the level of taxation on imports impacts the competitiveness and should ...

Isabeleao ranks 5 in 2019 Dec Nursing board exam

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Dec. 6 (PIA) - A cum laude graduate of University of Santo Tomas (UST) who hails from ...

SNAP-Magat cites host communities

LAMUT, Ifugao, Dec. 6 (PIA) - - Host communities of SN Aboitiz Power - Magat (SNAP-Magat) in the province were ...

Pele's last Brazil jersey sold at auction

Milan - The jersey worn by Brazilian football legend Pele during his final match for the five-time world champions has ...

DTI launches IPSO in Butuan

BUTUAN CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) -- The local artists and entrepreneurs were delighted with the launching of the Intellectual Property ...

From protests to Paris - the year that was 2019

The year 2019 saw an explosion of demonstrations across the world as people demanded an overhaul of entrenched political systems ...

Oil Companies Press Mexican President to Resume Suspended Auctions

MEXICO CITY - Big oil companies operating in Mexico have launched a drive to convince leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez ...

Colombian Government, Unions Renew Talks But No Agreement Reached

BOGOTA - Union leaders and Colombian government representatives met on Thursday for the second time this week but failed to ...

Explainer: why homicide rates in Australia are declining

According to the latest figures, homicides in Australia are at historic lows and compare well against international trends.So what do ...

Bolsonaro welcomes intl leaders to 55th Mercosur summit meeting

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is welcoming the presidents of Mercosur member countries and associated states to the bloc's 55th summit ...

Fiji start World Sevens series defence on positive note in Dubai

Pari - Olympic champions Fiji started the defence of their world title with a 24-17 victory over Japan on the ...

Chileans Get on Their Bikes as Protests Hobble Public Transport

SANTIAGO - Chileans are increasingly turning to bikes to get to work after weeks of rioting have hobbled Santiago's metro ...

UN Climate Talks Aim to Pave Way for Global Carbon Market

BERLIN - On a cold afternoon in late November, Jan Gerrit Otterpohl eyes the chimneys of Berlin's Heizkraftwerk Mitte, a ...

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Best jobs data in 10 months sparks rally on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - A robust jobs market in the U.S. may help the country avoid a recession. Figures ...

China to restrict U.S. diplomats

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - China Friday said it had taken 'reciprocal' measures against US diplomats in the country, who will have ...

Stocks in Asia rise across board, dollar steadies

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia made a welcome return to the black on Friday, to close out what has ...

Loan to improve air quality in BeijingTianjinHebei region of China

BEIJING, China - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million results-based lending program with private sector involvement ...

Looming new tariffs keep lid on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets made minor gains on Thursday as speculation over the outcome of trade ...

Tajikistan to partly privatize state-owned Talco

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - Tajikistan is reportedly on the cusp of selling a stake in its main industrial concern to a ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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