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Plastic from Burlap Bangladesh Invents a Green Throw-away Bag

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - As countries around the world try to cut down on throw-away plastic shopping bags, Bangladesh is hoping ...

Italy to work with Boris Johnson to ensure orderly Brexit: PM

Rome [Italy], July 24 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday said that Italy will work with newly elected ...

Uzbek wrestler stripped of 2nd gold over doping

Paris - Uzbek wrestler Artur Taymazov has been stripped of his gold medal from the 2012 London Games, the International ...

Stokes wants Williamson to win NZ of the Year award

London - Ben Stokes believes Kane Williamson should be chosen as New Zealander of the Year despite being nominated for ...

UAE Crown Prince Ben Zayed Visits China to Boost Ties

CAIRO - China is playing host to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed, who is in Beijing on a state visit. ...

Top Tourism Spots Crack Down as They Become Victim of Own Success

LONDON - It is not the sheer number of tourists descending on Venice that bothers Italian food blogger Monica Cesarato ...

Britons call Boris Johnson 'Britain's Trump': US President

Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that Britons like him and that is why ...

Twitter's mass facepalm as 'British Trump' Boris Johnson steps up

Pro-Brexit Conservative leader Boris Johnson has won the leadership race to become New British Prime Minister. Johnson came out on ...

Sun, Scott warned by FINA over medal clash

Gwangju - China's Sun Yang and British rival Duncan Scott were rebuked by FINA on Tuesday following a heated exchange ...

Pak can play with religious sentiments of Sikhs, warns expert

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 23 (ANI): An academician has asserted that Pakistan, which has sabotaged the previous peace ...

Stocks track upbeat global sentiment

The local bourse tracked other global markets higher as it managed to close firmer on Tuesday.Although modest, major equity indices ...

Raubenheimer names Bok women's RWC qualifiers squad

Cape Town - Springbok women's coach Stanley Raubenheimer named his 26-member squad leading up to the 2021 Women's Rugby World ...

Porterfield says Lord's Test a 'pinnacle' for Ireland

London - Ireland captain William Porterfield will be back on familiar territory when his side's long march to the "pinnacle" ...

Boris Johnson: Britain's 'Do or Die' Prime Minister

Boris Johnson was announced Tuesday as the winner of a weeks-long Conservative leadership race to replace Theresa May as party ...

IMF Sees Weaker Global Economy But Upgrades US Forecast

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its outlook for the world economy because of simmering international trade tensions.But ...

Ghana's constitution is meant to protect the media: but does it?

Between independence 1957 - the year Ghana won independence from British - until 1992 the country had three civilian heads ...

Iran, World Powers To Meet Over Nuclear Deal In Vienna On July 28

Five world powers will hold talks with Iran later this month as they work to save a 2015 nuclear accord ...

Pound slips as Johnson's victory revives anxiety around Brexit

The pound slipped on concern the UK may leave the European Union without a divorce deal after members of the ...

Boris Johnson by numbers: the next UK prime minister's career summed up

Boris Johnson's ascension to the job of British prime minister is the culmination of years of scheming and plotting. His ...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson: the jester will take the throne

Heavy is the head that wears the crown, to paraphrase Shakespeare. Heavy because power brings with it responsibilities that are ...

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Respected Tennessee attorney stole from client trust funds

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - After a state trooper was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while on duty in 2005, ...

Brexit torch passes to Boris

LONDON, UK - Brexit will be the first priority for Boris Johnson when he takes office as prime minister, replacing ...

Tanaiste issues statement of condemnation over Palestinian evictions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has taken issue with Israel over the forced evacuations ...

The disappearance of Burundian reporter Jean Bigirimana

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI - When a journalist we know walks through the streets of his hometown in Burundi, his neighbors often ...

Demolition of homes in Sur Baher could just be the start, UN warns

RAMALLAH, Palestinian territories - UN officials on Monday slammed the decision by the Israeli army to demolish a number of ...

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers and bulldozers begin demolitions

SUR BAHER, West Bank - The Israeli army has begun widespread demolitions in the West Bank on the edge of ...

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