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Cameroon Begins Mass COVID-19 Tests to Encourage Football Turnout

YAOUNDE - Cameroon launched a massive campaign Sunday for fans to be tested and vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill stadiums ...


UN Grants $150 Million in Aid for 13 Underfunded Crises

GENEVA - The United Nations is allocating $150 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund to support seriously underfunded humanitarian ...


ISL: Hyderabad look to survive Jamshedpur onslaught

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 16 (ANI): Bolstered by the arrival of Daniel Chima Chukwu in their already lethal attacking arsenal, ...


What is Macron's real goal in Africa

France seems intent on using its Council of the European Union presidency to tighten its slipping grip on Africa and ...


Five-team Commonwealth Games Qualifier set to commence on Tuesday

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 16 (ANI): The ICC Commonwealth Games Qualifier 2022 commences at the Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur ...


ISL: Jamshedpur sign Nigerian striker Chima Chukwu till end of season

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 16 (ANI): Jamshedpur FC have signed Chima Chukwu for the remaining matches of the Indian Super ...


Confusion as cardiac problem sidelines top footballer

The megastar for Premier League side Arsenal was detected to have the issue at Africa's leading international tournament$75 million footballer ...


Europe Sees Hope for Eventual Deal in Mali

WASHINGTON - A key European diplomat believes there is still a chance to defuse the growing political crisis in Mali ...


Decade of Sahel conflict leaves 2.5 million people displaced

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) called on Friday for concerted international action to end armed conflict in Africa's central Sahel ...


Ashes, 5th Test: Broad, Robinson put Australia on backfoot (Dinner, Day 1)

Hobart [Australia], January 14 (ANI): Fifth and final Ashes Test match has started in incredible fashion, with runs and wickets ...


Western Diplomats Warn of Impending Disaster in Sahel

WASHINGTON - Western diplomats fear the spread of extremist groups and persistent economic and social problems in Western Africa and ...


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FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

Poland joins other EU countries with 100,000 Covid-related deaths

WARSAW, Poland: Poland has emerged as the most recent country in Europe to have reported 100,000 fatalities linked to COVID-19, ...

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Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...

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Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...


Reverend suggests racism partially to blame for prosecutor's charges

Baltimore's Empowerment Temple AME asked God to protect the accused prosecutor in the court room and to shield her from ...


Chandimal, Nissanka's fifties help Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], January 17 (ANI): Dinesh Chandimal and Pathum Nissanka smashed fifties respectively as Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by ...


U-19 World Cup: England open campaign with convincing victory over defending champions Bangladesh

Georgetown [Guyana], January 17 (ANI): Bangladesh's defence of their ICC Under 19 World Cup title got off to a poor ...


Bronx Fire Victims' Funeral Draws Huge Outpouring of Grief

NEW YORK - The caskets were brought one by one - all 15 of them - on a frigid winter ...


Notre Dame visits Howard for historic MLK Day game

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey and Howard coach Kenny Blakeney hold deep connections, having both played for legendary DeMatha Catholic ...


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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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