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DSWD program beneficiaries attend Pre-SONA in Cebu

CEBU CITY, July 15 (PIA) -- Beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) programs and services such ...


Internet a Lifeline for Venezuela's Embattled Independent Media

CARACAS - Starved of advertising revenue and battling a stranglehold on the newspaper industry by the government, Venezuela's independent media ...


Bolivia Declares Emergency Plan to End Gender Killings

BOGOTA - Bolivia, which has one of South America's highest rates of women being killed because of their gender, has ...


Pompeo to Visit 4 Latin American Nations in Security, Migration Push

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week, with a focus on ...


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Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...

International Monetary Fund begins search for new managing director

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has intiiated a process to find a new managing director following the ...

Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...

RCSI and Stryker to work together on digital health solutions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Stryker on Monday announced the opening of its Digital Platform Services Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, ...

International

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67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

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The Bible says to welcome refugees

The Trump administration will stop accepting asylum applications from migrants who could have claimed asylum in a different country before ...


Counting 11 million undocumented immigrants is easier than Trump thinks

It is now clear that there will be no question about citizenship on the 2020 U.S. Census.After the Supreme Court ...


Mickelson 'resets' with six-day fast ahead of Open

Portrush - Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson said on Tuesday that a recent six-day fast to "reset" after a poor ...


Religious restrictions on the rise globally: report

Religious restrictions are on the rise across the globe amid increasing violence and harassment of those practicing, a recent report ...


El Chapo: Dramatic escapes and arrests

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was captured in 2016, for a third time, leading to his conviction by ...


Paddler, 72, rescued after being stung by stingray in KZN

A 72-year-old man is in recovery after being stung by a Blue Stingray off Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal.Paramedics arrived to find ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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