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As Heathrow reduces passengers, British Airways stops selling tickets

LONDON, England: British Airways has halted ticket sales for short-haul flights that depart before the middle of August from London's ...


Ministers favor 4 am closing for Ireland's pubs, nightclubs

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's bars and nightclubs will be allowed to operate into the early morning under new regulations being proposed ...


Cross-county drug raids results in cannabis seizures and arrests

CO TIPPERARY, Ireland - A chance intercept of a vehicle on the M7 has led to a series of searches ...


US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...


After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...


Dubliner who chopped up man's body with chain saw released from prison

DUBLIN, Ireland - A dangerous thug who dismembered and dumped a man's body in a canal has been released from ...


Amazon opens first distribution center in Ireland, to hire 500

DUBLIN, Ireland: With the opening of a new distribution center in Dublin, Amazon says it will provide faster deliveries to ...


Report says England, France suffered driest July in decades

LONDON, England: During the record-breaking heatwave that swept Europe, England and France recorded their driest July since 1935 and 1959, ...


Garda discovers cocaine worth 8.4m Euro, confiscates aircraft in Longford

DUBLIN, Ireland - Cocaine worth €8.4 million was seized after being flown into Co Longford on a private plane. Garda ...


Strong Ireland economy reflected in low 4.2% unemployment

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's unemployment rate, reported at 4.2 percent, has reached its lowest rate in 21 years.This follows the Covid ...


Ireland's coroners' data shows 27 unidentified bodies and body parts

DUBLIN, Ireland - According to data gathered from the state's coroners, the remains of 27 people are unidentified.The new information ...


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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

Business

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Bangladesh to send 600,000800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six moths

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

U.S. stocks on the defensive, Nasdaq slips 151 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell Tuesday, with broad-based losses across the board. The technology sector, however, wore ...

Survey of economists says 2022 Turkey deficit could grow to $40.2 bln

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey's current accounts are expected to record a deficit of $3.4 billion in June and end the year ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 249 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed Tuesday while in the Pacific, markets rose. The scene mirrored events ...

Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

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As Heathrow reduces passengers, British Airways stops selling tickets

LONDON, England: British Airways has halted ticket sales for short-haul flights that depart before the middle of August from London's ...


Ministers favor 4 am closing for Ireland's pubs, nightclubs

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's bars and nightclubs will be allowed to operate into the early morning under new regulations being proposed ...


Germany says Covid measures to return at hospitals, nursing homes

BERLIN, Germany: The German government's basic COVID-19 restrictions would return this fall and winter, when experts expect cases to rise ...


Report says England, France suffered driest July in decades

LONDON, England: During the record-breaking heatwave that swept Europe, England and France recorded their driest July since 1935 and 1959, ...


Netherlands begins emergency management of water supplies

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Due to the hot, dry summer affecting most of Europe, the Dutch government has declared a national water ...


Iceland airport could see flights diverted due to volcano eruption

REYKJAVIK, Iceland: Iceland's Meteorological Office has said that only eight months after its last eruption ended, the Fagradalsfjall volcano in ...


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