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US Special Envoy: Millions in Aid Aim to Help Fragile Sahel Region

WASHINGTON - The U.S. has announced $152 million in new aid to the Sahel region of Africa to support one ...


Joburg drug smuggler sentenced to over 5 years in prison in the US

A man who was extradited to the United States from South Africa last year has been sentenced to over five ...


Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 25)

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...


ECOWAS Could Lift Mali Sanctions on Friday

The 15-nation Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS, could announce Friday if it will lift crippling sanctions on ...


Deadly flooding adds new danger to communities fleeing Sahel violence

Niger has been hardest hit, said the UN refugee agency (


West African bloc may lift Mali sanctions soon, says envoy

West African leaders may lift painful economic sanctions against Mali once an interim president is inaugurated on Friday in the ...


Why the Child's Rights Act still doesn't apply throughout Nigeria

Nigeria adopted the Child's Rights Act in 2003, giving legal consent to both the United Nations Convention on the Rights ...


Millions Newly Displaced by Escalating Conflict, Violence this Year

GENEVA - Mid-year stocktaking by the Switzerland-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre finds escalating conflict and violence in the first half ...


23 people killed in Nigeria fuel tanker crash

At least 23 people were killed after a petrol tanker overturned and caught fire on a busy road in Nigeria's ...


UNHCR assisting displaced families affected by floods in the Sahel

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is scaling up efforts to assist displaced families in Africa's Sahel, among more than 700,000 ...


Nigeria Convoy Attack Death Toll Rises to 30

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The death toll from a militant attack on the convoy of the regional governor in northeast Nigeria ...


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Twenty young air forces cadets on board doomed Ukraine plane

KIEV, Ukraine - Twenty-six people, mostly air force cadets have been killed in a military transport plane crash in northeastern ...

Shocking list of crimes related to recent protests revealed

WASHINGTON, DC - More than 300 demonstrators across the United States are facing charges related to the various protests that ...

Major powers clash at United Nations General Assembly meeting

NEW YORK, New York - Three major world powers butted heads in a virtual showdown at the United Nations on ...

Trump running into legal hurdles over attempt to ban TikTok

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): A U.S. federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads ...

White House tightens screws on Havana, reimposes restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States on Wednesday announced new sanctions against Cuba, aimed at further denying sources of revenue ...

Asteroid size of a bus comes close to Earth

Scientists at the U.S. space agency NASA say a small asteroid - roughly the size of a bus - passed ...

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U.S. stocks push solidly higher, Dow Jones gains 359 points

NEW YORK, New York - Bargain-hunters bore into beaten down U.S. stocks on Friday pushing the major indices higher."It's dip ...

Boeing caps big week with $2.24 billion small diameter bombs contract

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing is to provide small diameter bombs for sale to Australia, Belgium, Israel, Japan, South Korea, the ...

Stocks in Asia steady, modest gains in Japan, Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were generally stronger on Friday, at least in Japan and Australia."What we've seen ...

European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...

UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...

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Aaron Rai on track for second European Tour victory at Irish Open

CO ANTRIM, Northern Ireland - Englishman Aaron Rai carded a level-par 70 to take the clubhouse lead at the Irish ...


Exeter beat Toulouse to join Racing 92 in Champions Cup final

Flyhalf Joe Simmonds scored 13 points as Exeter Chiefs reached the European Champions Cup final for the first time with ...


Level 1: WHO raises red flag after increase in Covid-19 cases in SA

An increase in the number of Covid-19 cases has been reported over the last week, which came after the country ...


Lifting of sanctions on Mali depends on appointment of civilian PM: ECOWAS

Bah N'Daw (R) is saluted by the military after being sworn-in as Mali's transitional president in Bamako, Mali, on Sept. ...


China delivers more COVID-19 preventive supplies to Zambia

Zambian Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya (R) and Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Jie (L) attend a donation ceremony of ...


Women-owned businesses present lower risk factor, data shows

Statistic show that women-owned businesses present a lower risk for business financiers, according to Janeesha Perumal, area manager at SME ...


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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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