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Kofi Annan: In Memoriam

Human Rights Watch is deeply saddened by the passing of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, whose deep commitment to ...


MSC to help revive Kenyan national line

Kenya is planning to resurrect a government-owned shipping line with the aid of giant owner MSC. Bloomberg cited Kenyan president ...


Nairobi Securities Exchange suspends trading of Kenya's ARM Cement

NAIROBI, Aug 20 (Reuters) - The Nairobi Securities Exchange said on Monday it had suspended trading of Kenya's ARM Cement ...


Namibia beat Kenya to qualify for #RWC2019 in Japan

WINDHOEK - Namibia booked their place at the World Cup for the sixth successive time on Saturday with a 53-28 ...


Africa

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Angola to Rebury National Icon and Rebel Leader Savimbi

JOHANNESBURG - Angola's government has said it will soon exhume and give a 'dignified burial' to Jonas Savimbi, a national ...

Taiwan 'Won't Bow to Pressure,' President Says Amid China Tensions

TAIPEI - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Monday the self-ruled island would not bow to pressure after her high-profile ...

Zimbabwe Opposition Appeals for Regional Help

HARARE - Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has appealed to African leaders to ensure a peaceful and smooth transition ...

Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In winning a second term as Mali's president on Thursday, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has another chance to tackle challenges ranging ...

Uganda Police Battle Protesters Seeking Release of Pop Star

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Ugandan police fired bullets and tear gas Monday to disperse a crowd of protesters demanding the release ...

Aurora commemorates World Humanitarian Day

PanARMENIAN.Net - August 19 marks the 15th annual World Humanitarian Day , with the important theme of: civilians are #notatarget. ...

North Africa

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Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In winning a second term as Mali's president on Thursday, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has another chance to tackle challenges ranging ...

As Killings Rise, Aid Workers Confront Era of Growing Risk

DAKAR - Working in conflict zones for years does not make it any less frightening when armed militiamen storm the ...

Suspect in UK Parliament Crash Charged With Attempted Murder

LONDON - A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted ...

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies

GENEVA - Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who ...

South Sudan Denies Issuing Former CAR President Fake Passport

Juba has denied issuing the former president of the Central African Republic (CAR) a South Sudanese passport after a U.N. ...

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Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...


Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...


Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...


Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...


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 ...


Sentsov Supporters To Mark 100th Day Of Sentsov's Hunger Strike

PEN International is planning to mark the 100th day of Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleh Sentsov's hunger strike with an ...


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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 ...

Financial Markets

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