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DRC, Mozambique Insurgencies Need Local Responses, Experts Say

WASHINGTON - Experts are warning that a focus on alleged Islamist militant ties is hindering efforts to respond to insurgencies ...


South Africa to seek budget spending cuts as debt climbs

South Africa is seeking to cut government budgets as it moves to contain debt after promising billions of rands to ...


Sunshine Tour trio eye Indonesia Open success

Cape Town - South African golf trio JC Ritchie, Daniel van Tonder and Neil Schietekat will tee it up at ...


Cardiff to host 2020 PRO14 final

Cape Town - Former Wales and British and Irish Lions flank Sam Warburton believes Cardiff City Stadium will provide the ...


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Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...

Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Central Africa

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Ghana's Year of Return 2019: traveler, tourist or pilgrim?

"We may call ourselves African Americans but we are truly disconnected from Africa. I say WE because I'm not excluded! ...

DRC, Mozambique Insurgencies Need Local Responses, Experts Say

WASHINGTON - Experts are warning that a focus on alleged Islamist militant ties is hindering efforts to respond to insurgencies ...

South Africa to seek budget spending cuts as debt climbs

South Africa is seeking to cut government budgets as it moves to contain debt after promising billions of rands to ...

Sunshine Tour trio eye Indonesia Open success

Cape Town - South African golf trio JC Ritchie, Daniel van Tonder and Neil Schietekat will tee it up at ...

Cardiff to host 2020 PRO14 final

Cape Town - Former Wales and British and Irish Lions flank Sam Warburton believes Cardiff City Stadium will provide the ...

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More Irish people returning home to live, than leaving the country

DUBLIN, Ireland - 'Returning to Ireland', a new online information portal for Irish emigrants seeking to move back to Ireland ...


Little movement in Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were little moved in Asian trading on Thursday.The Nikkei 225 rose 9.44 points or 0.05% to ...


New European HQ for ActiveCampaign to be in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A Chicago-headquartered email marketing, sales & marketing automation, and CRM software company is to open an office ...


U.S. stocks gain, Dow jumps 241 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as retailers reported positive earnings and the minutes of ...


Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...


Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...


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 ...

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