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Boko Haram raid in Nigeria leaves 2 dead: witnesses

Boko Haram jihadists razed three villages in northeast Nigeria in attacks that killed two people and injured several others, civilian ...


Zimbabwe white rhino destined for DRC 'shot in pen': report

One of the ten white rhinos captured in Zimbabwe for export to the DRC had to be shot after it ...


IMF sees downside risk for global economy

By Lee Kah Whye Bali [Indonesia],October 22 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank ended its annual conference ...


AP Analysis: Saudi Prince Likely to Survive Worst Crisis Yet

DUBAI - The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul is unlikely to halt Crown ...


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Deadly train accident in Taiwan kills 22, hundreds injured

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a tragic incident that took place in the city of Taitung in Taiwan on Sunday, a train ...

Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...

55 killed in sectarian violence sparked at Nigerian market

KADUNA, Nigeria - A spat that broke out between porters in a Nigerian town sparked violent sectarian clashes between young ...

U.S. to pull out of nuclear with with Russia

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that the United States is withdrawing from its landmark Intermediate-Range ...

Judiciary will have the final say, says Saudi HRC

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia was insisting Saturday that its judiciary has full autonomy in investigating, and potentially prosecting ...

Former prime minister of Netherlands is dead at age 80

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, who helped forge the country's famed consensus-based politics and oversaw ...

Central Africa

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55 killed in sectarian violence sparked at Nigerian market

KADUNA, Nigeria - A spat that broke out between porters in a Nigerian town sparked violent sectarian clashes between young ...

Zimbabwe white rhino destined for DRC 'shot in pen': report

One of the ten white rhinos captured in Zimbabwe for export to the DRC had to be shot after it ...

AP Analysis: Saudi Prince Likely to Survive Worst Crisis Yet

DUBAI - The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul is unlikely to halt Crown ...

Congo Rebels Kill 15, Abduct Kids in Ebola Outbreak Region

JOHANNESBURG - Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the ...

Five DRC reporters freed after being held by police

Five journalists in the Democratic Republic of Congo were freed on Friday after 12 hours of interrogation by police following ...

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Chinese government adds to tax deductions

BEIJING, China – In a bid to boost the economy, China is to allow an increasing number of items as ...


China reports no growth in industrial capacity utilization

BEIJING, China - China’s industrial capacity utilization rate was largely unchanged in the third quarter, according to the country’s National ...


NAB admits misconduct, works towards winning back trust

CANBERRA, Australia - Faced with appalling allegations of corruption and greed, bosses at Australia's big four banks were forced to ...


Italy gets rating downgrade from Moodys

NEW YORK, New York – Moody’s has downgraded Italy’s sovereign debt rating once more, taking it a step closer to ...


Argentina records shock September inflation figure of 6.5%

BEUNOS AIRES, Argentina - Shocked by an inflation rate of 6.5% last month, Argentina’s treasury minister was insisting Friday that ...


U.S. stocks finish week on mixed note

NEW YORK, New York - Concerns about trade tariffs and rising U.S. interest rates kept investors on Wall Street cautious ...


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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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