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UNHCR evacuates vulnerable refugees out of Libya as fighting resumes

Amidst an increasingly volatile security situation in Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency successfully evacuated 135 people out of Libya ...


President Kovind accepts MJ Akbar's resignation

New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday accepted MJ Akbar's resignation as the Minister of ...


MeToo fallout: MJ Akbar steps down as MoS External Affairs

New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): MJ Akbar on Wednesday resigned as the Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs ...


Dozens dead in Niger/Nigeria crackdown on criminal gangs

At least 30 "bandits" have been killed during a crackdown by the armies of Niger and Nigeria in their troubled ...


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Saudi State TV claims Khashoggi 'died after fight'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - After 17 long days, Saudi Arabia has finally offered clarity on the fate of its veteran ...

India's Punjab declares mourning as train incident kills 60

PUNJAB, India - In a shocking incident, a speeding commuter train in India's northern state of Punjab mowed down a ...

Independent, international probe into Khashoggi called for

NEW YORK, New York - The United States says it will wait a few more days before outlining its response ...

Israel announces zero-tolerance policy on Gazans

GAZA CITY, Palestinian territories – A new Gaza War could be looming as a Cairo-led mediation on a ceasefire is ...

Chief of Staff and National Security Advisor in heated clash

WASHINGTON DC - Two of the U.S. president's most trusted advisors, had a huge row in the White House Oval ...

Putin: ISIS has taken hundreds of people hostage in Syria

MOSCOW, Russia - The Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a revelation related to the ongoing war in Syria, that ...

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Proliferating health apps largely unpoliced

The heart rate monitor built into the new Apple Watch has sparked sharp debate over its risks and benefits, even ...

Chinese gross domestic product less than expected

BEIJING, China - The economy of the biggest populated country in the world reported on Friday that its economy is ...

Demand for U.S. stocks diminish

NEW YORK, New York – Stocks were easier on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to fret about trade tariffs, ...

Shareholders back removal of Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Arguing that the Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had mishandled several high-profile scandals, several public funds ...

Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...

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Sudanese Official: We Are Not Sponsoring Terrorists

The U.S. should consider removing Sudan from its list of states sponsoring terrorism, a senior Sudanese diplomat in Washington told ...


Zimbabwe's Economic Crisis Is Changing How the Country Shops

BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE - Nomalanga Mthethwa moves from one supermarket to another, ferociously browsing each section for a bargain. When she ...


Cameroon court rejects all appeals over electoral conduct

Cameroon's Constitutional Court rejected overnight a post-electoral appeal from Joshua Osih of the Social Democratic Front, the main opposition party, ...


Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the ...


#VBSBankHeist, #OmotosoTrial dominate SA media

The #VBSBankHeist and the #OmotosoTrial dominated South Africa's media landscape this week, according to the latest analysis by Acumen Media. ...


MEC given deadline to explain R600k bill on security at his home

Controversial North West MEC for social development Hoffman Galeng has been given until Tuesday to explain why more than R600 ...


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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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