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Brazil to become testing ground for coronavirus vaccine

'We are not guinea pigs,' say Covid-19 anti-vaccine protesters in JoburgThe leaders for two of the most advanced vaccine projects ...


'ISIS' warns SA: Steer clear of Mozambique conflict

Growing terrorism in MozambiqueIn its newsletter, which is published in Arabic, ISIS reportedly wrote that European and American states are ...


Meet the Yakut walrus people who slow their aging in freezing water

The amazing inhabitants of a tiny village in Russia's Far East aren't afraid to submerge themselves in ice-cold water for ...


OPINION | Police brutality: Symptom of a broken system

During 2018, 5 829 complaints were brought against SAPS to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate. 69.9% of these cases related ...


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Countries across the globe re-thinking reopening as coronavirus surges

As coronavirus cases around the world approach 11.5 million, governments are struggling with how to reopen their economies, leading some ...

38% of Americans approve of President Donald Trump's performance

A new Gallup poll showed Monday that 38% of Americans approve of President Donald Trump's White House performance, a figure ...

North Dakota pipeline supported by Trump ordered to be closed

A U.S. federal judge ruled Monday that a controversial pipeline that runs through Native American lands in North Dakota be ...

Philippine military thwarts CNT militants attack on construction site

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Philippines - Troops of the 37th Infantry Battalion, under 603rd Infantry Brigade, foiled a communist NPA (CNT) ...

Yair Netanyahu making name for himself at home and abroad

JERUSALEM - As scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands trial for corruption, his 28-year-old son has emerged as a driving ...

Nick Cordero dies from Covid-19 after 90 days in intensive care

WASHINGTON, DC - Broadway actor Nick Cordero, aged 41, has passed away after a long battle with coronavirus.According to Variety, ...

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'ISIS' warns SA: Steer clear of Mozambique conflict

Growing terrorism in MozambiqueIn its newsletter, which is published in Arabic, ISIS reportedly wrote that European and American states are ...

Zimbabwe nurses detained over pay strike granted bail

"They were released on Z$1 000 each, except Moses Sigauke who was additionally charged with incitement to commit public violence ...

Covid-19: Schools in Kenya to remain closed until 2021

'Everyone looks broken' - Anger as forced coronavirus quarantine extended in KenyaKenya closed schools on 15 March when it had ...

OPINION | White South Africans: We have got to get real about race

.For this to change (and it must), we need to acknowledge white supremacy as a powerful ideology that is especially ...

South Africa's consumer index declines to 35 year low

Residents walk past a sign reminding people of the measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection at a shopping ...

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Vouchers instead of refunds in case of canceled flights disappoint

Despite unrelenting pressures from passenger rights advocates, intense media scrutiny and strident demands from passengers, airlines have remained largely immutable ...


Hong Kong markets lose ground, rest of Asia closes mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Tuesday.China's big run on Monday sapped its market, however the Shanghai ...


Big move in electric rickshaw industry, Ampere swoops on Bestway

Ampere Vehicles is acquiring Noida based E-3Wheeler company, Bestway Agencies Pvt. Ltd. (BAPL), which sells e-Rickshaws under the ELE brand. ...


Last year 53.6 million metric tons of e-waste was generated globally

One of the lessons the current coronavirus pandemic has taught us is that we depend on electronic devices more than ...


Demand for oil may have peaked

PARIS, France - Although crude prices have rebounded from coronavirus crisis lows, oil executives and experts are starting to ask ...


Kanye West The Girl Scouts Hedge funds All Got PPP Loans

WASHINGTON - The government's small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal of minimizing the number ...


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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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