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More Twitter censorship is coming

Jack Dorsey, the Twitter CEO who helped ?fortify? the 2020 election and banned a sitting US president from the platform, ...


Hong Kong records 3rd case of new COVID-19 variant

Hong Kong, November 29 (ANI): Hong Kong has recorded its third case of a new coronavirus strain first detected in ...


Japan Bans Entry of Foreign Visitors as Omicron Spreads

Japan announced Monday it will suspend entry of all foreign visitors from around the world as a new coronavirus variant ...


Cameroon Says Citizens Abuse LGBTI People

YAOUNDÉ - Cameroon says lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people are increasingly becoming victims of violence and brutality. The ...


Two killed in clash with French military convoy

At least two people were killed and some 16 injured in Niger, when a French military convoy was met by ...


Two dead as French military clashes with protesters in Africa

At least two people were killed and some 16 injured in Niger, when a French military convoy was met by ...


Nigeria Designates Gunmen in Troubled North as Terrorists

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria has designated armed groups blamed for hundreds of abductions and killings in northern areas as terrorist ...


Cameroon School Attack Scares Students, Teachers

YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON - Cameroonian officials say a suspected separatist attack on a school this week, which left four students and ...


Burkina Army Says 3 Soldiers Killed in Combat With Militants

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Three Burkina Faso soldiers died and 11 militants were killed during an attack on the troops ...


Making sense of Wole Soyinka's difficult and brilliant new novel

A new novel by celebrated Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka - Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth ...


Young Nigerians are flocking to TikTok - why it's a double-edged sword

Social media plays a number of roles in people's lives. These platforms influence the way people communicate, connect and transmit ...


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Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

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Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...

To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...

U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...

Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...

Deliveries of GMC's Hummer electric pickup trucks starts December

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors will begin delivering its GMC Hummer electric pickup truck in December, according to Duncan Aldred, U.S. ...

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Ireland to follow EU's advice to impose S. African travel ban

DUBLIN, Ireland Irish residents returning from the South African region where a novel Covid variant has been discovered will be ...


Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...


Pakistan imposes travel ban on Hong Kong, 6 African countries

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has imposed travel bans on Hong Kong and six African countries due to the spread of ...


Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...


South Korea considers rescheduling upcoming UN summit over omicron variant: Seoul

Moscow [Russia], November 30 (ANI/Sputnik): South Korea is revising plans to host several large international events in December, including the ...


Malawi Policeman Builds Sports Complex to Reduce Crime

MACHINGA, MALAWI - One could mistake Kanduwa Sande for a contractor hired to clear up the once-dilapidated public football pitch ...


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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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