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Schedule for regional qualifiers of ICC Men's U19 World Cup 2024 unveiled

Dubai [UAE], February 2 (ANI): Following the conclusion of a thrilling inaugural edition of the ICC U19 Women's T20 World ...


Nigerian elections: 5 major challenges facing the country's next president

Nigerians will soon determine who their next president will be in a general election. Polling is due at the end ...


Angelique Kidjo: the diva from Benin could win a record sixth Grammy Award

Angelique Kidjo, the energetic singer-songwriter and activist from the Republic of Benin, represents a rare African phenomenon.In many respects, she ...


Global Corruption Iran Seen as Among Most Corrupt Countries

Iran ranked 147th out of 180 countries in a global corruption perception index, a watchdog group said in a report ...


Mali Jihadist Leader in Secret Talks With Northern Groups

Dakar, Senegal - A powerful al-Qaida-affiliated leader in the Sahel has been in secret talks with armed groups in northern ...


Plastic pollution in Nigeria: whose job is it to clean up the mess?

Take a walk or drive through the streets of most Nigerian cities, and you will see plastic waste everywhere. The ...


Two Truck Accidents in Nigeria Leave 20 Dead

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities say 20 people were killed over the weekend following two truck-related road accidents.According to authorities, ...


Indian High Commissioner pledges support to drive FDI to Lagos Free Zone, Nigeria

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI/Digpu): The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, G. Balasubramanian, has pledged support to drive Foreign ...


Equal education for women essential to solving poverty crisis

Former Finnish President Tarja Halonen insists good education and gender equality are crucial to reducing world poverty, so we must ...


Sao Paulo eye Ghanaian teenager Owusu

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Sao Paulo are close to signing Ghanaian teenager King Faisal Owusu on a ...


UAE Ambassador meets President of National Assembly of Republic of Benin

PORTO-NOVO, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- Mohammed Saeed Al Kaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, met with Gbehounou ...


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NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...

TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

Business

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Nasdaq Composite jumps more than 3 percent on Meta surge

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks had a hay day Thursday with Facebook parent Meta rocketing up nearly 30 ...

Concerns about recession in Germany after economy shrinks in Q4

FRANKFURT, Germany: Data released this week showed that the German economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2022, indicating ...

China to allow return of Japanese tourists following retaliatory ban

TOKYO, Japan: In a statement posted on the website of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo, Beijing announced that it will ...

Sellers hit U.S. dollar, greenback crumbles

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar crumbled on Thursday after first posting gains. The late afternoon sell off ...

Roller-coaster ride for U.S. stocks Wednesday, Nasdaq stars with 2% gain

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street dove into the red Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee ...

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Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...


Hank Lebioda leads after one round at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Hank Lebioda piled up nine birdies to shoot an 8-under-par 63 and take the first-round lead at the ATT Pebble ...


Embassies Warn of New Violence in South Sudan Ahead of Pope Visit

juba, south sudan - The embassies of Britain, Norway, and the United States have expressed grave concerns about possible new ...


Pope Francis Meets with Congo Church Leaders, Addresses Youth

On the third day of his trip to Africa, Pope Francis told leaders of the Catholic Church in the Democratic ...


Malawi Anti-Graft Chief Suspended Over Leaked Audio Clip

Blantyre, Malawi - Malawi has suspended the head of its Anti-Corruption Bureau over a leaked audio clip that where she ...


Patrick Mahomes on Black QBs starting Super Bowl: 'It's special'

Patrick Mahomes didn't mince words on Thursday when asked about the importance of having two Black quarterbacks start a Super ...


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