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Doctor on frontline of Ebola crisis shot dead in Good Friday attack

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak for WHO, the World Health Organization, was ...


South Africa mourns worshippers killed during church service

DURBAN, South Africa - A makeshift Pentecostal Church in the town of Dlangubo, just north of the eastern coastal city ...


Attack on Mali Army Base Kills 11 Soldiers

BAMAKO - Gunmen attacked a Malian army base in a dawn raid on Sunday, killing 11 soldiers and burning the ...


Zimbabwe mining firms want ownership restrictions scrapped

Zimbabwe's Chamber of Mines, which represents most of the mining companies active in the country, wants ownership restrictions on platinum ...


International

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Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...

Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...

Doctor on frontline of Ebola crisis shot dead in Good Friday attack

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak for WHO, the World Health Organization, was ...

Two teenage youths arrested over shooting death of Lyra McKee

LONDONDERRY/DERRY, Northern Ireland - Two teenage youths, one 18, and the other 19, have been arrested over the murder of ...

All 3 refugee detention centres resport suspected typhoid fever cases

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - An outbreak of typhoid fever has struck refugees detained by Australia on Papua New ...

Central Africa

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Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

Doctor on frontline of Ebola crisis shot dead in Good Friday attack

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak for WHO, the World Health Organization, was ...

Zimbabwe mining firms want ownership restrictions scrapped

Zimbabwe's Chamber of Mines, which represents most of the mining companies active in the country, wants ownership restrictions on platinum ...

Deep loss and heart break as KZN church collapse victims named

The names of the 13 churchgoers killed in a church collapse in KwaZulu-Natal were released on Sunday. They are: Samkelisiwe ...

Hope - the missing elixir to fix SA's economy

South Africa's election season is underway. But current debates are stuck in a time warp. The country needs to look ...

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Uber woos Japanese and Saudi backers

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Japanese companies Toyota Motor Corp., and DENSO Corporation, together with the Saudi Arabian-backed SoftBank Vision Fund ...


Boeing's flight control system to be reviewed by international panel

WASHINGTON DC - A number of aviation regulators from around the world have agreed to take part in an international ...


Ghosn to be hit with new charges over money laundering in Middle East

TOKYO, Japan - New charges are expected to be filed against former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, as early as next ...


Hotel occupanies and room rates falling because of Airbnb

WASHINGTON DC - A recent study has found that the exponential growth of Airbnb is shaking up the hotel industry ...


Trump attempt to send Cuba back to stone age likely to backfire

The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic ...


Boeing Dreamliner Plant 'plagued by shoddy production' - NYT

Boeing's factory in North Charleston, S.C., one of two plants that produces the 787 Dreamliner, has faced problems with production ...


Hotel Review

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 ...