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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 ...


Aid agencies should take note of how displaced people in Nigeria survive

The unpaved road is badly damaged, full of pot holes. At some point along the road, you find an open ...


CAR: a society without authority, where children's schooling suffers

The news from the Central African Republic (CAR) is rarely good. The country has been involved in an on-and-off war ...


How Twitter has been used in Cameroon's Anglophone crisis

Over the past two years conflict has escalated in North West and South West Cameroon. Cameroon is a bilingual country ...


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Bombings in Kenya, Somalia and Cameroon leave 20 dead

NAIROBI, Kenya - In a shocking weekend in East and Central Africa three separate attacks have claimed the lives of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Central Africa

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Bombings in Kenya, Somalia and Cameroon leave 20 dead

NAIROBI, Kenya - In a shocking weekend in East and Central Africa three separate attacks have claimed the lives of ...

CAR: a society without authority, where children's schooling suffers

The news from the Central African Republic (CAR) is rarely good. The country has been involved in an on-and-off war ...

Nigeria's Ndidi flattered by Ole Gunnar's interest

Cape Town - Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi says he is 'flattered' to be linked with Manchester United, but insists a ...

Defeat to India was disappointing and disheartening, says Sarfaraz

Lahore [Pakistan], Jun 17 (ANI): Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed on Monday said that his team's defeat at the hands of ...

SAA pilots body rejects interim CEO, threatens strike

The South African Airways Pilots Association says the newly appointed interim CEO of the airline, Zukisa Ramasia, is not the ...

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Ireland now manages around 90% of transatlantic air traffic

DUBLIN, Ireland - Last week, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) celebrated the centenary of transatlantic flight; the remarkable achievement of ...


Shares in Japan and Hong make gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with gains being recorded in Japan and Hong Kong, while ...


Abu Dhabi and UAE wealth funds reshuffle du holdings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates government's sovereign wealth fund has taken a controlling interest in Dubai telco, du.The ...


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 ...


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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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