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Cameroon's Biya Declared Election Winner

YAOUNDE - Cameroon's longtime leader Paul Biya has been declared the winner of the country's October 7 presidential poll. Opposition ...


Relative: Victim of Brutal Ugandan Security Arrest Still Missing

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda's security forces are under scrutiny after a video surfaced showing plain clothed officers brutally beating and ...


Late Saudi Writer Khashoggi Supported Arab Spring, Free Speech

CAIRO - Khashoggi had a good sense of humor. He also had strong views on democracy and free speech in ...


The Currie Cup is dead? Far from it!

Cape Town - With a shortened format in operation this year, questions have been raised over the significance of the ...


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Trump's bid to nix a nuclear arms treaty imperils its allies

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. President Donald Trump, who has proactively pursued better ties with Russia ever since assuming office, ...

Turkish President Erdogan to reveal details of Khasoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its ...

In shocking plot switch, Saudi claims Khashoggi was murdered

WASHINGTON, U.S. - For 17 days, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remained unfazed despite mounting fears of anarchy, threats of ...

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 ...

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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 ...

DRC ruling coalition spokesperson says house attacked ahead of vote

The Democratic Republic of Congo's ruling coalition spokesperson said on Monday his house was sprayed with bullets overnight in the ...

Relative: Victim of Brutal Ugandan Security Arrest Still Missing

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda's security forces are under scrutiny after a video surfaced showing plain clothed officers brutally beating and ...

African countries' policies must shift to achieve zero hunger

Sheryl L Hendriks, University of Pretoria; Elizabeth Mkandawire, University of Pretoria, and Nosipho Mabuza, University of Pretoria For the third ...

South Africans rally behind Khayelitsha fire victims

Activists, Twitter celebs, non-governmental organisations and ordinary citizens have come out in droves to support the victims of a Khayelitsha ...

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Uber to appeal Singapore competition watchdog's penalty

SINGAPORE - Months after Uber Technologies sold its Southeast Asian business to the Singapore-based firm Grab, both the companies were ...


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 ...


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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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