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Gunmen kidnap four Chinese rail workers in Nigeria: police

Gunmen have kidnapped four Chinese rail construction employees and killed their police escort in southwest Nigeria, police said Thursday, in ...


Policeman killed, students abducted in attack on Nigerian school

Five teachers and an unknown number of students have been abducted in Kebbi.A police officer was also shot dead during ...


Gunmen attack Nigerian school, kidnap students, 5 teachers

Abuja [Nigeria], June 17 (ANI/Xinhua): Unknown gunmen on Thursday attacked a secondary school in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kebbi, killing ...


UN Chief Criticizes Central African Republic Forces Actions

UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly criticized the Central African Republic's security and allied forces in a new report ...


Malema talks big game during heavily packed Youth Day rally

POLITICSSpeaking in Tshwane at the EFF's Youth Day commemoration, party leader Julius Malema began his speech outside Uitsig High School ...


USWNT opens Austin stadium with 2-0 win over Nigeria

Christen Press and Lynn Williams scored as the U.S. women's national team christened Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas, with a ...


US Ends Strict Trump-Era Asylum Rules for Violence Victims

The U.S. government has put an end to two Trump administration policies that made it harder for Central American immigrants ...


Nigerian inflation fuels crime

The World Bank sees inflation at an average of 16.5% this year and remaining above the 9% top of the ...


High Nigeria food costs push 7 million into poverty - World Bank

The World Bank says food prices have sent millions of Nigerian citizens into poverty.This comes following a new report that ...


Let the Clean Games begin: Russian project gamifies caring for nature

Keeping our planet beautiful and clean needn't be a tedious chore. One Russian project is using a hefty dose of ...


Africa's biggest threat may be Nigeria's cratering economy

Endowed with some of the world's biggest oil reserves, plenty of arable land and a young, tech-savvy population of 206 ...


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Restrictions end, offices reopening in California

SACRAMENTO, California: California ended the majority of its Covid restrictions this week, with a few exceptions, such as wearing masks ...

China sends 28 military aircraft across Taiwan in show of force

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Responding to criticism during the G7 summit of Chinese aggression, 28 Chinese air force aircraft, including fighters and ...

Aquarium in Boston welcomes visitor presenting 37-year old ticket

BOSTON, Massachusetts: A 37-year old admissions ticket was honored by a Boston museum, with the bearer of the ticket being ...

In show of force, U.S. Navy sails through S. China Sea

WASHINGTON D.C.: In defiance of China, a U.S. aircraft carrier group is sailing through the South China Sea, which China ...

Covid surges as Oman faces shortage of hospital beds

MUSCAT, Oman: A resurgence in Covid infections in the Gulf state of Oman has resulted in an acute shortage of ...

India Covid cases drop 31% in 1 week as surge seen ending

NEW DELHI, India: India has reported a continuing decline in Covid infections, including a staggering 31 percent drop in the ...

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Land Rover to test hydrogen as alternative to electric batteries

WHITLEY, Great Britain: To offer more zero-emissions car options, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will begin tests on a hydrogen fuel-cell ...

U.S. dollar in demand in Asia, stocks and bonds on the nose

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little moved on Friday as bond yields rose and the U.S. along ...

Merkel aide says government will no longer require work from home

BERLIN, Germany: Germany will end rules in June that required companies to allow employees to work from home during the ...

Flying passengers, cargo is goal of GM, Hyundai flying cars

SEOUL, South Korea: Looking to tap into the vast market potential for urban air mobility, Hyundai Motor and General Motors ...

U.S. dollar flexes muscles, tech stocks jump sharply

NEW YORK, New York - The dollar took center-stage on U.S. markets on Thursday rising sharply against a broad range ...

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Ethiopia's elections are needed. But they face credibility challenges

Ethiopia is holding parliamentary elections at a time of immense domestic turmoil and foreign pressure. This is due to, in ...


Karpowership faces second environmental complaint in SA

Karpowership, which is seeking to supply South Africa with 1 220 MW of electricity from three ship-based power plants, is ...


COVID: Nadda asks party leaders to expose opposition

By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party chief JP Nadda on Friday addressed the party's Members ...


Amid war and instability, why the Ethiopian election matters

After two postponements due to the COVID-19 pandemic and later for logistical challenges, millions of Ethiopians go to the polls ...


Sonia Gandhi condoles demise of Zambia's first President

New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has expressed condolences over the demise of Kenneth D ...


Iran Choosing New President

Voters in Iran are going to the polls Friday to elect a new president. But voter apathy is running high ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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