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140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...

39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

Internet crime in America almost doubled last year

Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 321, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

Financials and resources drag the local bourse lower

The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday mainly on the back of losses recorded across the industrials and financials indices. The ...

SA households lost almost R450bn in wealth in 2018 - report

South African households saw R449.8bn of the real value of their net wealth wiped out between the fourth quarter of ...

Hsieh sets up rematch with Osaka in Stuttgart

Berlin - World No 1 Naomi Osaka will have a chance for revenge on Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei this week when ...

London Marathon success would rival all my titles - Farah

London - British athletics legend Mo Farah said on Wednesday winning the London Marathon would equate in terms of achievement ...

USA secure ODI status for first time

Windhoek - The United States on Wednesday sealed one-day international status for the first time with a third straight victory ...

How will clashes in Libya affect refugees hoping to reach Europe?

It's been three months since Abdi* went to Bani Walid, a town known to Libya's refugees and migrants as the ...

Steyn shoulder niggle keeps him out of crucial RCB match

Cape Town - Dale Steyn will miss Royal Challengers Bangalore crucial Indian Premier League encounter against Kings XI Punjab due ...

Selection convenor called gutted Hendricks after CWC omission

Cape Town - Proteas selection convenor Linda Zondi called Reeza Hendricks straight after the batsman heard news of his World ...

Wit and grit: Algeria's sizeable youth lead fight for change

They're on the peaceful front line of the protest movement that toppled Algeria's longtime ruler, facing down water cannons with ...

Ukraine Cries Foul As Russia Offers Citizenship in Separatist Areas

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree simplifying the procedure for people living in parts of eastern Ukraine held ...

France Holds First 'Armenia Genocide' Remembrance Day

PARIS - France held its first 'national day of commemoration of the Armenian genocide' on Wednesday, provoking an angry reaction ...

Russia, US, China Aim to Cajole Taliban into Inter-Afghan Talks

KABUL - Russia, the United States and China will this week try to press Afghanistan's Taliban insurgents to hold talks ...

China Charges Former Interpol President with Bribery

BEIJING - China announced Wednesday that it has formally arrested former Interpol President Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes. ...

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Italy's Masnada takes Tour of Alps stage 3

Rome - Italy's Fausto Masnada won Wednesday's third stage of the Tour of the Alps which saw Team Sky's Pavel ...

Alaphilippe defends Fleche Wallonne title

Huy - France's Julian Alaphilippe won the Fleche Wallonne one-day classic for the second year running on Wednesday, adding to ...

London Marathon success would rival all my titles - Farah

London - British athletics legend Mo Farah said on Wednesday winning the London Marathon would equate in terms of achievement ...

'Pleased' Levy returns to action at Trophe Hassan II

Cape Town - Alex Levy will be hoping to draw on the memories of his 2018 victory at the Trophee ...

USA secure ODI status for first time

Windhoek - The United States on Wednesday sealed one-day international status for the first time with a third straight victory ...

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto

London - A manifesto signed by England star Raheem Sterling and fellow footballers to combat racism in the sport received ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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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