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17 die in road crash in central Nigeria: official

Seventeen people were killed when a passenger bus collided with an oncoming truck in central Nigeria, a road safety official ...


US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam

US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation ...


Nigerian Refugees Start Voluntary Return from Cameroon

MAROUA, CAMEROON - At least 130 Nigerian refugees who fled the Boko Haram insurgency have been flown back from Cameroon ...


Give Pitso the Bafana job - Palacios

Cape Town - Former Peruvian international and Orlando Pirates development director, Augusto Palacios, himself a former Bafana coach of note, ...


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After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...

Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...

Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Business

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Tech stocks shatter, Nasdaq drops 3%, as Trump Trade War escalates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks got smashed on Friday after President Donald Trump engaged in a tirade against ...

Multi-billionaire David Koch survived 27 years after death sentence

NEW YORK, New York - One of the richest men in the world died on Friday.Multi-billionaire David Koch, who with ...

Irish government urges businesses to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - With 10 weeks to go to the Brexit deadline on 31 October, the Irish government is urging ...

End of week rally for shares in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Friday, setting European shares alight as well.In Japan the ...

Little movement in U.S. stocks, pound jumps

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had an unremarkable day on Thursday. Solid data on the employment front provided ...

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After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...


Bohol enforces temporary ban on pork imports

TAGBILARAN CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) -- The Provincial Government of Bohol has ordered the temporary ban of pork and pork-related ...


Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health 'emergency': HRW

Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after ...


Golden Corbett cleans up in pool at African Games

Cape Town - There are quite a few language barriers in Morocco for those who don't speak French and Arabic ...


Eskom, labour kickstart talks to save the power utility

Eskom has extended an olive branch to labour unions on Friday in a bid to help rescue the struggling power ...


Calm Strydom pulls 3 shots clear at Sishen

Cape Town - South Africa's Ockie Strydom hit back-to-back birdies on Friday to card a seven-under-par 65 in the second ...


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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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