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US-Iranian Tensions Threaten to Overshadow UN General Assembly

UNITED NATIONS - As world leaders prepare to gather for their annual meetings at the U.N. General Assembly, heightened tensions ...


UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis

The global climate strike was inspired by weekly demonstrations held by the Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, and UN workers ...


Rallies For Climate Change Action Spread Around Globe

Hundreds of thousands of people, including many children and teenagers, are joining climate strikes across the world.From Sydney to Kabul, ...


UN Urged by Own Staff to Look at Its Climate Footprint

GENEVA - More than 1,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including ...


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Stockholm removed from Diamond League calendar

Stockholm - The IAAF has decided to remove Stockholm from the Diamond League calendar next year, the meeting's organisers said ...

The world's biggest offshore wind farm could be cheaper than coal

The world's biggest offshore wind park planned off the coast of England will probably in the next decade generate power ...

Willett shares lead with Rahm at PGA Championship

Wentworth - Danny Willett and Jon Rahm share the lead at the BMW PGA Championship after the second round at ...

Jaishankar unveils Mahatma Gandhi statue in Finland

Helsinki [Finland], Sep 20 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar who is on a three-day visit to Finland, unveiled the ...

Don't bet on the UN to fix climate change - it's failed for 30 years

We're constantly encouraged to think of the next big climate summit, conference or protest as the most important one, the ...

Celtic battle back to draw with Rennes in Europa League

Rennes - Ryan Christie scored a second-half penalty as Celtic kicked off their Europa League group-stage campaign with a battling ...

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International hotels target whiskey and craft beer drinkers

MCLEAN, Virginia - A recent survey from Hilton Hotels found that today's guests, particularly meeting attendees and business travelers enjoy ...

Seabed for 7GW wind farms up for grabs in English and Welsh waters

LONDON, UK - The British government is leasing some of the seabed around the UK for the building of new ...

U.S. stock markets in decline, Nasdaq loses 65 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Friday while the U.S. dollar strengthened.Stocks had dropped earlier when it ...

79,000 farmers in Ireland eligible for government payments

DUBLIN, Ireland - Payments worth 168.5 million euro have begun to be paid out this week under the 2019 Areas ...

Stocks in Asia make gains, pound continues rally

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were positive but moves were unremarkable on Asian stock exchanges on Friday.Japan's Nikkei 225 added 34.64 ...

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Kids take to streets to demand climate action

NEW YORK, New York - Even if you've never heard of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmentalist who crossed the ...


Iranian foreign minister accuses Pompeo of telling lies

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran is insisting it had nothing to do with the drone and missile attacks on the Saudi ...


Gardai outraged at 'savage and horrific attack' of QIH executive

CO CAVAN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna conducted a number of searches in the Co Cavan area of Ireland on ...


SEC shuts down fraud which sucked in $125 million from investors

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency action to obtain a temporary restraining ...


Fire that killed 3 girls 32 years ago being investigated as a homicide

CO KILDARE, Ireland - On the 32nd anniversary of a fire that destroyed a home on Kilcock, Co Kildare, and ...


World economic growth is 'fragile,' Lagarde says

World economic growth is "fragile" and "under threat," former International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde says, and is over-reliant on ...


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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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