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Africa has sufficient matchdays to complete catch-up next year

Neither Africa Cup of Nations nor World Cup qualifying may be possible in Africa this year due to the coronavirus ...


WATCH | Mali tense after deadly anti-government protests

The alliance called on the public "to maintain and step up this mobilisation until the aim is achieved, which is ...


Burkina Faso queries Human Rights Watch report on army killings

Burkina Faso frees prisoners to stem virus spreadIncreased reports of abuses by soldiers in the Sahel has prompted warnings from ...


US Warns Sahel Governments About Alleged Extrajudicial Killings

The U.S. State Department, saying it was "deeply concerned" about alleged human rights violations by state security forces in West ...


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Human rights commissioner alarmed at plight of Lebanese population

GENEVA, Switzerland - Lebanon, faced with an economy in upheaval, mass protests, and the crippling effects of the coronavirus is ...

Very Lynn farewelled in style by those she gave heart and soul to

The British Armed Forces led their nation in saying farewell to the Forces' Sweetheart with a series of ceremonial tributes ...

North Korea shows little interest in another meeting with Donald Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea says the chances are low for another summit with the United States, after President ...

More than 100 nations have active force of military drones

GENEVA, Switzerland - A U.S. drone strike that killed Iran's top general, Qassem Soleimani, at Baghdad International Airport in January ...

Record 60,000 daily deaths in U.S. sweeps world tally past 12 million

NEW YORK, New York - A record 60,000 new cases recorded in a single day in the United States on ...

Attack on Japanese base in 1938 carried out by Soviets, not U.S.

In 1938, the Americans took credit for an unprecedented Soviet air raid on a Japanese air force base in Taiwan ...

Business

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India's D-Mart supermarket chain has shocking first quarter

MUMBAI, India - On Saturday, Avenue Supermarts reported an 87.61% fall in consolidated net profit for the June quarter, compared ...

Record-breaking Nasdaq leads Wall street higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared on Friday, shrugging off concern about the burgeoning coronavirus in the United ...

Pakistani pilots suspect qualifications lead to PIA ban from U.S.

LAHORE, Pakistan - The US Department of Transportation on Thursday (local time) suspended Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) special permit into ...

Asian shares end week with a tumble, Hong Kong leads the way

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Hong Kong fell sharply on Friday, dragging the rest of the region lower as well.The ...

The Asia Pacific region leads global 5G adoption

SHANGHAI, China July 9 (Xinhua) -- The Asia Pacific region is leading the world's 5G adoption, said John Hoffman, CEO ...

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The Latest: Coronavirus watch, July 12

People are seen at a reopened amusement park in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 6, 2020. (Photo by Osman Orsal/Xinhua)- New ...


Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0130 GMT, July 12

People wearing face masks walk on a street in Barcelona, Spain, July 9, 2020. (Barcelona City Hall/handout via Xinhua)BEIJING, July ...


Flawless Thomas holds 54-hole lead at Workday Charity Open

Justin Thomas shot a second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday and holds a two-stroke lead over Norway's Viktor Hovland after ...


Mali Opposition Says More Leaders Arrested After Mass Protest

BAMAKO, MALI - Mali's opposition coalition said security forces detained two leaders of anti-government protests and raided its headquarters on ...


Virus Cases Up Sharply in South Africa, India as Inequality Stings

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases have doubled in just two weeks to a quarter-million, and India on Saturday ...


Windies' quicks strike as England collapse in first Test

Crawley, now facing the new ball, topped his previous Test best of 66 against South Africa at Johannesburg in January.Stokes, ...


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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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