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Brazil court reduces ex-president's jail term

Brasilia [Brazil], Apr 24 (ANI): Brazil's second-highest court has reduced the sentence of jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da ...

Tencent Invests in Argentine Mobile Banking Startup

BUENOS AIRES - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has invested in Argentine mobile banking service Uala, which also counts George ...

Brazilian Markets Boosted as Pension Reform Vote to Go Ahead

BRASILIA - Brazil's government reached a deal with lawmakers on Tuesday paving the way for a congressional committee to vote ...

Did not have any prior knowledge of attacks: US envoy to Sri Lanka

Colombia [United States], Apr 24 (ANI): United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz on Tuesday said that Washington did ...

Oil Prices Spike as US Insists All Countries Stop Iranian Imports

Oil prices reached a six-month high Tuesday after the Trump administration announced it would no longer exempt countries from U.S. ...

Iran FM Departs for New York to Attend UN Meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for New York early Tuesday to attend the 'International Day of Multilateralism ...

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Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

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 ...