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BBC documentary reveals Irish racehorses sent to UK abattoirs

DUBLIN, Ireland - Figures show that nearly 3,000 thoroughbred horses have been slaughtered for meat in Ireland since 2020.It is ...


Ireland seeks to deny access to other countries by Kinahan criminals

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States has denied entry to at least 600 people associated with Ireland's Kinahan organized crime group, ...


First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...


Irish companies experience 26% increase in cyber-attacks

DUBLIN, Ireland - According to a new survey, just under half of the Irish businesses experienced at least one cyber-attack ...


Irish carrier losses more than triple to 355 million euros

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ryanair has reported a full-year loss of 355 million euros, more than three times that of last ...


Women, those with lower incomes most critical of Irish healthcare

DUBLIN, Ireland: Nearly 65 percent of the Irish believe that the healthcare system is getting worse, a new poll has ...


UAE company spends $4.4 billion on investing in UK-headquartered Vodafone

DUBAI, UAE: After stating that it was looking to expand into new markets and related sectors, such as financial technology, ...


Envoys lay wreaths to remember million who died in Great Hunger Famine

CO ROSCOMMON, Ireland - The Taoiseach, Micheal Martin, told the National Famine Commemoration in Co Roscommon that the Great Famine ...


Staff shortages in Ireland hospitality to 'only get worse' over summer months

DUBLIN, Ireland: Hospitality officials in Ireland are voicing concern about the critical shortages in staff in the hospitality industry as ...


Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...


Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...


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Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Business

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Working together, Spain, Portugal set plan to control gas prices

MADRID, Spain: In a coordinated move last week, Spain and Portugal approved a temporary cap on natural gas prices.The move ...

Emirates lost $1 billion, says that's an 80 percent improvement

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Emirates Air, one of the world's largest airlines, said it lost $1.1 billion over the past ...

Bargain-hunting drives Wall Street higher, Nasdaq climbs 322 points

NEW YORK, New York - Bargain-hunters drove up the prices of stocks on U.S. markets on Tuesday."Our inputs today support ...

Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

High import taxes prevent Tesla from selling cars in India

NEW DELHI, India: Tesla made known this week that it will not sell electric automobiles in India due to the ...

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Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...


Working together, Spain, Portugal set plan to control gas prices

MADRID, Spain: In a coordinated move last week, Spain and Portugal approved a temporary cap on natural gas prices.The move ...


Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...


Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...


Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...


Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...


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