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Aretha Franklin's Funeral to be in Detroit

Relatives of the late singer Aretha Franklin say her funeral will be August 31 in her hometown of Detroit. There ...


Uganda Opposition Legislators Tortured by Security Forces

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The Ugandan government is under pressure from human rights activists to explain pictures and reports of the ...


11th World Hindi Conference to begin in Mauritius today

Port Louis [Mauritius], Aug 18 (ANI): The 11th World Hindi Conference, an event aimed at expanding the reach of the ...


(Im)migration News Recap, Aug. 12-18

Editor's note: We wanted a way to keep you updated with the top immigration, migration and refugee stories every week ...


International

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Trump cancels proposed military parade, blames Washington DC

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A day after reports revealed that the U.S. President Donald Trump’s military parade was set to cost ...

ISIS claims Kabul attacks, as U.S. warns of Taliban threat

KABUL, Afghanistan - With no conceivable end to America’s longest military engagement in sight - the war against insurgents in ...

Dozens of children drown as boat sinks in the Nile

KARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident, a boat with over 40 children onboard ran into trouble after the engine ...

Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Central Africa

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Uganda Lawmakers Tortured by Security Forces

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The Ugandan government is under pressure from human rights activists to explain pictures and reports of the ...

Uganda Opposition Legislators Tortured by Security Forces

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The Ugandan government is under pressure from human rights activists to explain pictures and reports of the ...

(Im)migration News Recap, Aug. 12-18

Editor's note: We wanted a way to keep you updated with the top immigration, migration and refugee stories every week ...

Security Issues Constrain DR Congo Ebola Operation

GENEVA - The World Health Organization says security issues could hamper efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak in the eastern ...

Muzarabani drops out of Zimbabwe cricket team

Zimbabwe (South Africa) August 17 (ANI): Blessing Muzarabani, 21-year-old Zimbabwean pacer dropped out of international cricket on Thursday for an ...

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Japan probes if Apple tried to crush App Store competitor

TOKYO, Japan - Apple is set to face the heat in Japan, over alleged efforts to secretly crush an App ...


Instagram probes widespread hack that is locking users out

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - A bizarre and widespread hack is affecting hundreds of users on Instagram, who have complained of being ...


First U.S. city to install subway body scanners: Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a first, Los Angeles has decided to install subway body scanners, officials confirmed this week. The ...


Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...


Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...


Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...


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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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