Sun, 21 Jul 2019

Live Blog: Ukrainians Go To The Polls

09:10 09:01Reupping a little bit of background reading from RFE/RL staffers on the elections today -- and Zelenskiy's future challenges. ...

Anger Boils Over In Moscow After Barring Of Opposition Candidates

MOSCOW -- Russian opposition leaders rallied thousands of people in Moscow to demand free and fair election as a decision ...

Isner fends off Humbert to reach Newport final

Rhode Island - Three-time champion John Isner fended off fourth-seeded Frenchman Ugo Humbert 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 on Saturday ...

Herman holds onto 1-shot Barbasol Championship lead

Kentucky - Jim Herman rolled in two eagle putts in a 10-under par 62 on Saturday to maintain a one-shot ...

Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker

Britain on Saturday urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been ...

US Adviser Bolton Travels to Japan, S. Korea Amid Trade Dispute

White House national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the ...

At Least 6 Dead in US Heat Wave

Health officials say an oppressive heat wave that has blanketed large swaths of the United States has contributed to the ...

Pakistan turning blind eye to human rights abuses in Xinjiang

Washington DC [USA], July 21 (ANI): While the United Nations has said that at least one million ethnic Uighurs and ...

Japan Votes in Upper House Election

TOKYO - Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect ...

Imran Khan along with army chief, ISI DG reaches US

Washington [US], July 21 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday arrived in Washington for his three-day visit to ...

Pakistan Holds Historic Vote in Former 'Epicenter' of Terror

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan organized its first ever provincial elections Saturday in a northwestern region along the mountainous border with Afghanistan ...

U.S. Expresses 'Disapointment' Over Turkey's S-400 Purchase

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed 'the United States' disappointment' in a phone call with Turkish Foreign Minister ...

TikTok is testing multiple features to make it more Instagram-like

Los Angeles [USA], July 20 (ANI): TikTok is on a spree of testing new features inspired by rival Instagram. App ...

Top U.S., Turkish Diplomats Discuss Ankara's S-400 Purchase

Turkey says its foreign minister has spoken with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by telephone about Ankara's procurement of ...

Africa's workforce set to overtake Asia by end of the 21st century

Africa's potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both ...

Sun demands 'open' hearing in doping case - report

Beijing - Under-fire swimming superstar Sun Yang has asked for a public hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport ...

Global Tensions Mount Over Iran's Seizure of British Oil Tanker

VOA National Security Correspondent Jeff Seldin contributed to this report.WHITE HOUSE - Global tensions continue to mount over Iran's seizure ...

Pakistan Holds Historic Vote in Former 'Epicenter' of Terror'

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan organized its first ever provincial elections Saturday in a northwestern region along the mountainous border with Afghanistan ...

FACT CHECK: Trump and Democrats on an Incendiary Week

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an ...

Trump's Go Back Remark: In Workplace, it Might be Illegal

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to countries "from which ...

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Guzman jailed but business as usual for Sinaloa cartel

The infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera – aka "El Chapo" – has been sentenced to life plus ...

8 school children dead after truck crash in Philippines

CEBU, Philippines - An excursion on Friday for 39 primary school kids on their way to a sports meet at ...

Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps capture British tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has seized a British Oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, apparently in retailiation for Britains ...

UN hailed astronauts as 'three great pioneers'

NEW YORK, New York - As the world remembers Saturday's 50th anniversary of the "giant leap for mankind" made by ...

Smith Advertising a virtual ponzi scheme, says FBI

TAMPA, Florida - In the United States, an elderly man in a wheelchair lost more than $100,000. A woman lost ...

19-year old stole 4 cars in 24 hours in NSW Central West

DUBBO, Central West, NSW, Australia - A 19-year old youth appeared in court in the Central West of New South ...

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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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