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Morocco to free over 5,000 prisoners to slow virus spread

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Sunday pardoned more than 5,600 prisoners and ordered their release in stages to avoid contagion ...


South Sudan reports first coronavirus case

South Sudan reported its first coronavirus case on Sunday, one of the last African nations to confirm the presence of ...


OPINION | Tourism in Turkey - a lesson in resilience

As the world and South Africa braces for the harsh socio-economic costs of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism and hospitality ...


'Complete Collapse of Economies' Ahead as Africa Faces Virus

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Some of Uganda's poorest people used to work here, on the streets of Kampala, as fruit sellers ...


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Ugly scenes at coronavirus-riddled Israeli town of Bnei Brak

Videos circulating on social media show Ultra-Orthodox Jews in the Israeli town of Bnei Brak coughing on police and calling ...

Conduct of Pell investigation should be reviewed

The allegations of sexual abuse against Cardinal Pell were investigated by the Victorian Police, in particular by Taskforce SANO. This ...

Trump son-in-law now White House point man on coronavirus

Hot off of singlehandedly ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, America's Son-In-Law-In-Chief has put himself in charge of handling half of the ...

Reuters suspended from Iraq after story on Covid-19 cases

An international press watchdog says Iraqi officials have suspended Reuters news agency's license for three months after the British wire ...

Time for U.S. to stop plutocrats from directing public policy?

The novel coronavirus is quickly exposing the deadly dysfunction of our national government, which we can all now see represents ...

Covid-19: France death toll hits 4,503

Paris [France], Apr 3 (Sputnik/ANI): As many as 471 people have died in French hospitals from the coronavirus over the ...

Central Africa

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Sundowns star Mkhulise dreams of Europe

Sundowns midfielder Sphelele Mkhulise is determined to make a name for himself in Africa to draw the attention of European ...

OPINION | Tourism in Turkey - a lesson in resilience

As the world and South Africa braces for the harsh socio-economic costs of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism and hospitality ...

'Complete Collapse of Economies' Ahead as Africa Faces Virus

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Some of Uganda's poorest people used to work here, on the streets of Kampala, as fruit sellers ...

ANALYSIS | SA's desperately tough path post-coronavirus

With South Africans still shell-shocked by the coronavirus-inspired lockdown, now only entering into its second week, a key question is ...

US, Somalia Conduct Airstrike Against Al-Shabab Terrorist Group

The U.S. Africa Command says it has, in coordination with the Somali government, targeted al-Shabab, an al-Qaida-linked terrorist group in ...

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Philippines company to produce millions of facemasks per month

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Philippines - With skyrocketing demand for face masks, following a change of experts views on their ...


World Expo in Dubai likelt to be put back by year

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally requested the postponement of World Expo 2020 Dubai. The global ...


U.S. stocks crumble after jobs fall for first time in 113 months

NEW YORK, New York - A streak of 113 consecutive months of jobs growth came to an end with data ...


Healthcare for everyone in America needs to be free

Access to COVID-19 treatment is key to helping Americans combat the disease, as well as containing its spread. To their ...


Asian markets have soft end to week

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a downhill day on Asian bourses on Friday, with all the major indices losing ground.The ...


NFL working on two options on how to go about draft

As the NFL maintains its plan to hold the draft April 23-25, the originally scheduled dates, the league reportedly issued ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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