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Harrington names Karlsson as vice-captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

London - Europe captain Padraig Harrington named Robert Karlsson as his first vice-captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling ...

Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the "political ...

Asylum Requests Down in Developed Countries: OECD

PARIS - Developed countries received sharply fewer asylum applications last year, a report said Wednesday, as the world remains gripped ...

Pak provides sanctuary, funding to Afghan terrorists: Activist

Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 18 (ANI): An Afghan human rights activist on Wednesday accused the Pakistan Army and intelligence agency ISI ...

Student hunger at South African universities needs more attention

Food insecurity at tertiary institutions is aptly described as "the skeleton in universities' cupboards" because it receives so little attention. ...

Polarized Politics Deepens Divide Over Who Is a 'Real' American

WASHINGTON - In the United States, the growing political divide along ethnic lines, along with President Donald Trump's racially charged ...

Canada

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Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorist

In June, Canada labeled the white supremacist group Blood & Honor and its armed branch, Combat 18, as terrorist organizations. ...

Downsizing to an early death? Why exercise is so important as you age

It's well-documented that regular exercise is good for us. Being active can reduce your risk for a variety of diseases ...

Universal health coverage alone won't radically improve global health

This September 23, the United Nations General Assembly invites world leaders and delegates to converge for a meeting about universal ...

Style over substance: Another uninspiring Canadian election campaign

Canada's federal election is now in full swing.Over the past several months, the Liberals and the Conservatives have been running ...

What place does populism have in the current election campaign?

The recent Twitter attacks by Maxime Bernier, leader of the People's Party of Canada, on young Swedish climate activist Greta ...

Priyanka Chopra reveals her plans of having kids with Nick Jonas

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept 17 (ANI): Global icon Priyanka Chopra, who is on cloud nine after attending the premiere of ...