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Niger shuts Airtel telecom offices over unpaid taxes

Niger on Saturday ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of India's ...


Banyana drawn with Germany, China and Spain for Women's World Cup

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana have been drawn with Germany, China and Spain in Group B for the 2019 FIFA ...


Congo emerges as candidate to host 2019 AFCON

Paris - Congo Brazzaville has emerged as a strong contender to host next year's rearranged Africa Cup of Nations, according ...


UN emergency relief fund has never been more critical: Guterres

The mission of the UN's Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF), which enables humanitarian responders to deliver life-saving assistance whenever and ...


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Turkey told extradition of Saudi nationals is not on

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Suspects in the Turkish investigation into the assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi will not ...

Vice admiral in Bahrain after lightning appointment

WASHINGTON DC - Vice Admiral Jim Malloy has taken charge of the U.S. 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain, following the apparent ...

Implicated by Cohen, Trump denies collusion, targets Mueller

WASHINGTON, U.S. - This week, the developments made in the federal investigation against the U.S. President Donald Trump's election campaign ...

Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...

French Yellow Vests engage in clashes, over 500 detained

PARIS, France - Anticipating violent clashes that have broke out in the French capital and in other cities across the ...

John Kelly reportedly to step down as Trump chief of staff

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly is on his way out of the White ...

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Sellers out in force on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Sellers continued to pound stocks in Asia on Monday. In Tokyo, Japanese stocks dived after third-quarter GDP ...

Mired in scandals, Facebook plans to buyback more stock

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As it attempts to emerge from the recent stock slump, the world's largest social media company, Facebook ...

Apple buys Platoon to further boost its music business

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to further boost its music business, Apple has confirmed its purchase of a small ...

Qatari emir to be absent from GCC summit despite invitation

DOHA, Qatar – What could have started a thawing of the ice in relations between Qatar and its Arab neighbours, ...

China chastises Canada, demands release of Meng Wanzhou

BEIJING, China - Relations between China and Canada worsened over the weekend as the fallout over the arrest of Huawei ...

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Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...


Middle East resolutions dominate at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York – The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted 36 resolutions and four decisions, relating to a variety ...


The world witnessed 44 percent less terror deaths in 2017

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The annual Global Terrorism Index released this week was analyzed closely by experts from around the world ...


Nobel Peace Prize Winners Urge Action Against Sexual Violence

This year's Nobel Peace Prize winners have called for action and justice on behalf of the victims of wartime sexual ...


Rwanda says forces clash with rebels from neighbouring DRC

Rwanda's army says its forces have fought and repelled suspected rebels who crossed into the country from neighbouring Democratic Republic ...


Mother City, fans, partners thanked as Cape Town Sevens unites

Cape Town - The power of sport to unite was brightly and boldly in evidence once again with bumper crowds ...


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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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