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Cameroon Courts Paralyzed as Lawyers Strike Over HumanRights Violation

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon's law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats ...


Pretoria mall evacuated after bomb threat

PRETORIA, South Africa - Brooklyn police say they have arrested a man for making a bomb threat at the Menlyn ...


Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...


(Im)migration Recap, Sept. 15-20

Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, and why and how it could impact your life, family or ...


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SEC shuts down fraud which sucked in $125 million from investors

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency action to obtain a temporary restraining ...

Fire that killed 3 girls 32 years ago being investigated as a homicide

CO KILDARE, Ireland - On the 32nd anniversary of a fire that destroyed a home on Kilcock, Co Kildare, and ...

World economic growth is 'fragile,' Lagarde says

World economic growth is "fragile" and "under threat," former International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde says, and is over-reliant on ...

Saudis claim sources close to Iranian regime responsible for attacks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The government of Saudi Arabia says the attacks on its Saudi Aramco oil infrastructure on Saturday ...

Vietnam, Fastest-Growing Carbon Polluter

HO CHI MINH CITY - Carbon emissions are growing faster in Vietnam than any other country in the world, according ...

Rights Groups Urge Release of Journalists in Eritrea

In 2002, newspaper editor Aaron Berhane fled his home country of Eritrea for security reasons, after his paper criticized the ...

Central Africa

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Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

(Im)migration Recap, Sept. 15-20

Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, and why and how it could impact your life, family or ...

Harry and Meghan Make 1st Official Tour as Family in Africa

JOHANNESBERG, SOUTH AFRICA - Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, along with their infant son, Archie, are making their first ...

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis

The global climate strike was inspired by weekly demonstrations held by the Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, and UN workers ...

UN staff and young people support global action on climate crisis

The global climate strike was inspired by weekly demonstrations held by the teenage activist Greta Thunberg, and UN workers gathered ...

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U.S. stock markets in decline, Nasdaq loses 65 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Friday while the U.S. dollar strengthened.Stocks had dropped earlier when it ...


79,000 farmers in Ireland eligible for government payments

DUBLIN, Ireland - Payments worth 168.5 million euro have begun to be paid out this week under the 2019 Areas ...


Stocks in Asia make gains, pound continues rally

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were positive but moves were unremarkable on Asian stock exchanges on Friday.Japan's Nikkei 225 added 34.64 ...


Uncertainty of the trade war is slowing global growth, says former Fed

Uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is hitting global growth, and that could be driving the slowdown more than the ...


Buyers and sellers sidelined on Wall Street Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street saw buyers and sellers sidelined on Thursday, with little movement in shares in ...


San Francisco-based company opens new EMEA headquarters in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nitro, a global company specialising in document productivity solutions, has opened a new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.Centrally ...


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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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