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FIFA open disciplinary action against Cameroon

Paris - FIFA on Wednesday announced disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon for misconduct and offensive behaviour in their Women's World Cup ...


Rapinoe, European power and VAR dominate noisy World Cup rest day

Paris - As the eight survivors caught their breaths, nursed their injuries and prepared for their quarter-finals, the headlines at ...


Ramaphosa: Great improvements at Eskom, more on the way

Government indicated in February that there was pain ahead in addressing Eskom's challenges and making it sustainable, President Cyril Ramaphosa ...


Nigeria first qualifiers for Cup of Nations 2nd round

Alexandria - Nigeria became the first qualifiers for the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations when they beat ...


International

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UN security council told Iran pact must be kept on foot

NEW YORK, New York - The United Nations believes the Iran nuclear deal should be salvaged, arguing that there is ...

Drug use across the globe trending higher says UN report

NEW YORK, New York - Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of ...

United Nations peacekeepers to pull out of Haiti in October

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - UN peacekeepers in Haiti will end their mission later this year and leave the country.In their place, ...

Fur farming in Ireland to be phased out

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday made a decision to ban fur farming in the country.Ireland will join ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

Moscow backs Tehran on drone claims

JERUSALEM, Israel - Russia has taken issue with U.S. claims that the drone last week shot down by Iranian forces ...

Business

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AA opening up new routes to Latin American and Caribbean destinations

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines is continuing to expand its footprint in the Caribbean and Latin America.The carrier on ...

Wall Street mixed Werdnesday as dollar continues easing

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks softened a touch on Wednesday, while the tech sector made moderate advances.There was ...

TechnipFMC settles foreign bribery charges

NEW YORK, New York - Global oil and gas giant TechnipFMC plc (TFMC), a publicly traded company in the U.S. ...

Asian markets remain soft Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Markets were calm but soft in Asia on Wednesday with all the major bourses, except Hong Kong's, ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

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Drug use across the globe trending higher says UN report

NEW YORK, New York - Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of ...


Bosasa boss Gavin Watson grilled at SARS inquiry - report

Gavin Watson, the head of corruption-accused company Bosasa (now African Global Operations) has appeared before a confidential South African Revenue ...


In Remote Corner of Kenyan Coast, Red Cross Fights Drug Addiction

NAIROBI - A new drug rehabilitation center on the Kenyan coast is working to help heroin addicts turn their lives ...


Key Quotes From the First Democratic Presidential Debate

Ten of the Democrats competing for the party's nomination for the 2020 U.S. presidential election took part in a two-hour ...


Infecting healthy people in vaccine research can be ethical and necessary

Medical experiments involving intentionally infecting people with bacteria, viruses, and parasites are surprisingly common. And they are becoming more common ...


Govt says Eskom creditors won?t lose out in restructure

The SA government has laid out a timeline for the restructuring of Eskom and pledged that creditors of the state-owned ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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