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Africa needs to up its research game to fight non-communicable diseases

Non-communicable diseases are the current leading cause of death worldwide. And the burden is increasingly shifting from developed to developing ...


UP STF arrests two Nigerians in Rs 70 crore fraud case

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 15 (ANI): Two Nigerian nationals were arrested by UP STF here on Saturday for allegedly ...


Netherlands see off Cameroon to clinch last 16 berth at World Cup

Valenciennes - Vivianne Miedema became her country's all-time record goal-scorer with a brace as the Netherlands saw off a spirited ...


How an aid gusher helped and hurt Liberia

Two violent civil wars in Liberia killed a quarter million people between 1989 and 2003 and destroyed the West African ...


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Yemeni citizen who lived in NYC sentenced after trying to join ISIS

NEW YORK, New York - In federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday, Mohamed Rafik Naji was sentenced to ...

Emotional funerals for casualties of First World War

PAS DE CALAIS, France - Relatives of two British soldiers killed during World War I have attended a moving service ...

Libyan National Army attacks military store in Tripoli, 9 dead

TRIPOLI, Libya - At least 9 civilians have died in an airstrike on a military storeroom in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.A ...

Sexual abuse and rape of older persons becoming more prevalent

As the world was marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights ...

Showdown looming in Persian Gulf

Two oil tankers were attacked on June 13 off the coast of Oman, forcing the crew members of one burning ship to ...

United States comes under fire over Iran accusation

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE - U.S. allegations that Iran was behind the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf ...

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China's most profitable bank settles charges with SEC for $42 million

WASHINGTON DC - The World's largest bank by assets, ICBC, which is also China's most profitable bank, has been hit ...

Ireland bolstering trade opportunities with Tokyo, Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - An Irish delegation wrapped up a trade mission to Japan and South Korea, in Seoul on ...

U.S. president in bid to save Pennsylvania jobs

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was lobbying Lockheed Martin to keep its Sikorsky helicopter plant in ...

BD chalks up 50th year of manufacturing at Dun Laoghaire

DUBLIN, Ireland - Becton, Dickinson and Company, more commonly known as BD, a leading global medical technology company, marked its 50th anniversary ...

Dollar-buying dominates financial markets on geopolitical concerns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell and the dollar soared on Friday as tensions in the Gulf built up ...

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Libyan National Army attacks military store in Tripoli, 9 dead

TRIPOLI, Libya - At least 9 civilians have died in an airstrike on a military storeroom in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.A ...


WHO preparing to declare international emergency over Ebola

KAMPALA, Uganda/GENEVA, Switzerland - Fears are escalating over the potential spread of the deady Ebola virus, after a third case ...


India Defeats Pakistan At Cricket World Cup

India continued their Cricket World Cup dominance over rivals Pakistan with an 89-run victory in the British city of Manchester.The ...


1989 'Gave Us The Best Europe,' Says Historian Garton Ash

It was the year the Berlin Wall fell, the death knell to decades of communist rule in Eastern and Central ...


Junior Boks unchanged for U20 semi-final

Cape Town - Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux named the same starting team that came out firing against New Zealand ...


Gay man turns to sex work in SA to survive after fleeing Malawi

Fearing persecution after being outed as gay, Adil fled Malawi.Leaving behind his well-off Muslim family and four-year-old son, he headed ...


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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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