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Sudan's Military Sidesteps Proposal for Civilian Rule

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Sudan's military rulers refused to agree on Monday to the Ethiopian proposal for a power-sharing agreement with ...


Zimbabwe Ends Decade of Dollarization in new currency reform

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe made its interim currency the country's sole legal tender on Monday, ending a decade of dollarization ...


Mbeki denies calling for action to be taken against Zindzi Mandela

Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied calling for action to be taken against South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, ...


Heart issue rules Cameroon player out of Nations Cup

Cairo - Cameroon forward Joel Tagueu has been forced to withdraw from the squad ahead of their opening game at ...


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Woman, two minor daughters enticed from Guatemala, treated as slaves

SACRAMENTO, California - A Californian couple have been accused of treating a Guatamalanl woman and her two minor daughters as ...

Social media ban in two states of Myannmar restricting communications

With "no media access" in parts of the country and "serious restrictions" on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on ...

Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...

Human rights chief wants detained Venezuelan protesters freed

CARACAS, Venezuela - Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, ...

Religious leaders and FBI discuss ways of making churches secure

Seven minutes, 24 seconds.That's how long it took a gunman who opened fire at a Baptist church in rural Sutherland ...

Council Of Europe's Assembly OKs Russia's Return

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted to make it possible for Russia to return to ...

Central Africa

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Ethiopia's Ethnic Militias in Spotlight After Failed Coup

A foiled coup in the Ethiopian state of Amhara that left five senior officials dead, including the army's chief of ...

Italian drug lord Rocco Morabito escapes from Uruguay prison

Montevideo [Uruguay], Jun 25 (ANI): An Italian mafia boss and drug kingpin has escaped from prison in Uruguay where he ...

Zimbabwe Ends Decade of Dollarization in new currency reform

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe made its interim currency the country's sole legal tender on Monday, ending a decade of dollarization ...

Tunisia first Cup of Nations top seeds not to win

Suez - Tunisia became the first 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top seeds not to win their opening match when ...

'We belong here': South Africa's Baxter defiant in defeat

Cairo - South Africa coach Stuart Baxter said his team's display in a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast on Monday ...

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Ireland to play key roles on energy efficiency commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Loe Varadkar is to be appointed Honorary Patron of the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s new Global ...


Taiwanese carrier takes delivery of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of the first of its order for twenty ...


Myanmar leader and Asian Development Bank president in talks

BANGKOK, Thailand - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on Sunday ...


Fokker F28 aircraft put under scrutiny to advance safety research

RICHMOND, Virginia - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has performed a crashworthiness test ...


$72 million housing development in Brooklyn gets underway

NEW YORK, New York - Construction has commenced on the Nevins Street Apartments complex, a $72 million mixed-use affordable and ...


Warner Bros. Names BBC's Ann Sarnoff as Its New CEO

NEW YORK - BBC executive Ann Sarnoff was named chief of Warner Bros. on Monday, making her the first woman ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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