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Goa: 3 Nigerian nationals with drugs arrested in Calangute

Calangute (Goa) [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Police intercepted a speeding car, which they chased for over 15 kilometres and arrested ...


Why Cameroon must move beyond dialogue to solve its Anglophone crisis

President Paul Biya convened a national dialogue last month to address the conflict between his government and the people in ...


Valuable lessons from Nigeria's marathon effort to eradicate polio

The theme for World Health Day in 1995 was "Target 2000 - A World Without Polio". I delivered a lecture ...


UAE down Ireland in World T20 qualifier

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates finished a terrible week which saw three of their players charged with corruption ...


International

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White House now looking for new G7 venue as Trump bows out

WASHINGTON, DC - In an abrupt about-face U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday night the upcoming G7 in June ...

EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...

China-U.S. trade frictions could fracture globe, says Antnio Guterres

WASHINGTON, DC - Tensions relating to global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to "do ...

UK prime minister vows to leave EU by 31 October after losing poll

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sticking to his guns despite failing to get parliamentary backing to ...

Trump floated idea of his property being venue for G7 summit

WASHINGTON, DC - At his suggestion, U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's G7 at one of his own ...

Shelling and clashes in northern Syria continue despite ceasefire

NORTHEASTERN SYRIA - Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people ...

Business

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In world first, Qantas flies direct from New York City to Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas Flight 7879 touched down at Sydney airport on Sunday morning, ending the longest commercial flight undertaken ...

Jonesy and Amanda named best Australian on-air team

BRISBANE, Australia - Successful WSFM breakfast hosts Jonesy and Amanda (Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller), have been crowned Best On-Air ...

Rejuvenation of century-old De Angelis Carousel in Buffalo starts

BUFFALO, New York - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has begun ...

Chinese man who tried to send U.S. military technology to China jailed

WASHINGTON, DC - A Chinese national has been sent to prison for conspiring to export military and space-grade technology to ...

Dow Jones drops 256 points Friday, dollar shatters

NEW YORK, New York - With the Trump administration in disarray and a growing concern globally that the country's chief ...

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Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...


Egypt to Press for Outside Mediator in Ethiopia Dam Dispute

CAIRO - Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute ...


We need to understand the culture of whales so we can save them

We often think of culture as solely human. We think of our music, our clothes, our food, our languages. However, ...


Aviation no longer a luxury for the privileged - airline leader

Aviation is no longer a luxury for the privileged few, it's a requirement for everybody so accessibility of air travel ...


Lessons learnt for debutant Linde after 4-wicket haul

Ranchi - Proteas spinner George Linde Sunday said he learnt lessons during India's 497 for nine declared as he claimed ...


Sundowns thrash AmaZulu in Telkom Cup

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns were at their attacking best when they eased into the second round of the Telkom ...


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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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