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2 female suicide bombers die in northern Cameroon attack

A Cameroon official says two female suicide bombers have died after detonating in a northern town near the Nigerian border. ...


Two soldiers killed in mine blast in NE Nigeria: sources

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed on Saturday in a roadside mine explosion in the restive northeast near the border with ...


Looking out for West Africa's migrant children

Jacques wanted to start working when he was 10. His father refused so he left his home in Tema, Ghana, ...


Fight against Boko Haram tops regional summit agenda

Leaders of countries in the Lake Chad region met on Saturday in Nigeria to give fresh impetus to their fight ...


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UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts twice, sends thick ash into the sky

JAKARTA, Indonesia - One of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island - Mount Soputan erupted twice in a ...

Massive explosion at Japanese bar leaves over 40 injured

SAPPORA, Japan - More than 42 people suffered injuries in a massive explosion at a bar in the northern Japanese ...

Seven killed, three injured in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING, China - The latest in a series of tragic accidents inside a coal mine in China on Saturday, reignited ...

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Another software bug, another data breach hits Facebook

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In yet another data breach, Facebook has revealed that a software bug caused photos of millions of ...

Indian rupees will soon no longer be accepted in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In a further blow to India's currency, which has been in a downward spiral in recent years, ...

Thousands to be laid off as GM begins shrinking production in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, U.S. - America's largest automaker General Motors announced on Friday that it was informing authorities about its previously announced ...

IMF: Hard Brexit will come at a cost to UK economically

WASHINGTON DC - The International Monetary Fund believes the biggest risk to the UK economy in the near term is ...

Beijing to dump 'Made in China 2025' policy

BEIJING, China - China is now preparing to replace the Made in China 2025 policy with a campaign designed to ...

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Gruesome murder mystery updates

Saudi Arabia has admitted Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Khashoggi - a ...


Statues of white domination - SA debates legacy of apartheid past

A hulking statue of a late 19th century white leader, with a cane and top hat, has been a flashpoint ...


Something positive can still come out of him - Zuma on Malema

Former president Jacob Zuma still believes that if properly guided, something positive can come out of EFF leader Julius Malema. ...


Philippines Contestant Catriona Gray Named Miss Universe

BANGKOK The Philippines' Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from ...


Le Clos named FINA swimmer of the year

Cape Town - At the conclusion of the 2018 FINA World Swimming short course Championships, FINA announced South African Chad ...


Springboks to face Japan in RWC 2019 warm-up match

Cape Town - The Springboks will have an ideal opportunity to fine-tune their final preparations for next year's Rugby World ...


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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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