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Health warnings and speed limits as Europe bakes in heatwave

As Europe sizzled Tuesday at the start of a heatwave tipped to break records, drivers on Germany's famously speedy motorways ...

Trump Ratchets Up Verbal Attacks on Iran

WASHINGTON - Mark Bowman on Capitol Hill contributed to this report.WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump is ratcheting up ...

India submits bid to host 2023 IOC session

Lausanne [Switzerland], Jun 25 (ANI): India on Tuesday submitted a formal bid to the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, ...

Iran Dismisses US Sanctions, Says Calls for Dialogue Not Serious

Iranian officials on Tuesday dismissed new U.S. sanctions as putting an end to any diplomatic path for resolving tensions between ...

Trump Imposes New Iran Sanctions Targeting Khamenei

A spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions against Iran mark a permanent end to a ...

Italy's minimal competition to host the 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy will host the 2026 Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee announced on June 24. The IOC, which organizes the ...

Trump Imposes New Iran Sanctions, Targeting its Supreme Leader

VOA Persian's Katherine Ahn contributed to this storyU.S. President Donald Trump imposed what he described as "hard-hitting" new financial sanctions ...

Mbeki denies calling for action to be taken against Zindzi Mandela

Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied calling for action to be taken against South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, ...

Italy Beats Out Sweden to Host 2026 Winter Olympics

The 2026 Winter Olympics will be held in Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday.The Italian delegation rejoiced ...

England ready for Norway test after coming through Cameroon battle

Paris - England captain Steph Houghton brushed off concerns about the manner of her team's win over Cameroon at the ...

Swamp soccer tournament takes place in forest in Russia

Cape Town - The Russian Swamp soccer cup took place in the forest approximately 60km from St. Petersburg in Russia ...

IOC votes to choose 2026 Winter Olympics hosts

Lausanne - International Olympic Committee (IOC) members will decide on Monday between bids by Stockholm/Are and Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo in the ...

2026 Winter Olympics will be staged in Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo

Lausanne - Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo was named as hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics on Monday, beating off a bid from ...

New US Sanctions Target Iran's Supreme Leader

U.S. President Donald Trump imposed what he described as "hard-hitting" new financial sanctions on Iran on Monday, specifically targeting the ...

Swiss Authorities Seize $133 Million Belonging To Gulnara Karimova

The Swiss Attorney General's Office (OAG) says it seized $133 million that ultimately belongs to Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter ...

Jailed Gulnara Karimova Asks Mirziyoev For Clemency

Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter of the late president of Uzbekistan, who is serving a prison term on corruption charges, ...

The Genesis Trust receive their Grand prize for the Anthem Project

The Genesis Trust from KwaZulu-Natal was announced as the winners of the Anthem Project previously this month and received their ...

Boris Becker auctions trophies to pay off debts

London - Trophies and personal souvenirs belonging to German tennis star Boris Becker will be auctioned online from Monday by ...

Saudis: Yemeni Rebel Attack on Saudi Airport Kills 1, Wounds 7

A Yemeni Houthi rebel attack on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia has killed one civilian and wounded seven others, ...

Centre-left politics: dead, in crisis, or in transition?

The ALP's defeat at the 2019 federal election was a surprise. Shorten's Labor fell short, against both wider commentariat predictions ...

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Moscow backs Tehran on drone claims

JERUSALEM, Israel - Russia has taken issue with U.S. claims that the drone last week shot down by Iranian forces ...

Key nations say developments in Gulf risk miscalculation and conflict

NEW YORK, New York - France, Germany and the UK say they are gravely concerned by the increased tensions in ...

Mid-air collision of 2 Eurofighter planes north of Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Two Eurofighter jets attached to the German Airforce were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday over ...

Woman, two minor daughters enticed from Guatemala, treated as slaves

SACRAMENTO, California - A Californian couple have been accused of treating a Guatamalanl woman and her two minor daughters as ...

Social media ban in two states of Myannmar restricting communications

With "no media access" in parts of the country and "serious restrictions" on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on ...

Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...

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