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Six Somali Soldiers Killed in Al-Shabab Attacks

Six Somali government soldiers and 19 militants were killed when Islamist group al-Shabab attacked two bases before dawn Friday, according ...


Amid Kenya Power Struggle, IMF Says Investment Program in Crisis

NAIROBI - Hundreds of mismanaged infrastructure projects have stalled in Kenya and it will cost around $10 billion to revive ...


Lessons on how to effectively tackle insect invasions

Kenyan food production and grazing land is under threat from a huge desert locust invasion. The insects are currently in ...


Committee Urges Swift Formation of South Sudan Unity Government

JUBA - A committee formed to help resolve disputes over the boundaries and number of South Sudan states has turned ...


Africa

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Children bearing the brunt of Libya's long-standing civil war

BERLIN, Germany - Warring factions engaged in the Libyan conflict and UN-Secretary General Antonio Guterres will take part in a ...

Nortje energises Proteas on nutty old day

Cape Town - Test cricket's capacity for quirkiness came pleasingly to the fore at an otherwise gloomy St George's Park ...

Govt readies asset sales as SAA faces funding crisis

President Cyril Ramaphosa's administration is accelerating the sale of government assets to fund cash-strapped airline SAA and other distressed state-owned ...

Kruyswijk, Fichardt share Eye of Africa PGA Championship lead

Johannesburg - Jacques Kruyswijk is ready to take the battle-hardened lessons he learned during a tough year on the European ...

Libya oil exports blocked, raising stakes for Berlin peace summit

Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar blocked oil exports from the war-ravaged country's main ports Saturday, raising the ...

Fighting De Kock gives under-fire Proteas hope

Port Elizabeth - The Proteas' desperate battle to avoid the follow on became the game within the game as England ...

North Africa

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Children bearing the brunt of Libya's long-standing civil war

BERLIN, Germany - Warring factions engaged in the Libyan conflict and UN-Secretary General Antonio Guterres will take part in a ...

Libya oil exports blocked, raising stakes for Berlin peace summit

Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar blocked oil exports from the war-ravaged country's main ports Saturday, raising the ...

Somalia Car Bomb Targets Turkish Contractors

MOGADISHU - A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgoye, northwest of the Somali ...

Belgrade Protesters Demand Action As Smog Wave Covers Balkans

Protesters took to the streets of Belgrade to demand that the Serbian government enact measures to "protect the population" from ...

Erdogan Takes Sides in Libyan Conflict Ahead of Berlin Meeting

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is doubling down on support for the U.N.-backed government in Libya ahead of ...

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Way paved for Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin

WASHINGTON, DC - The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began Thursday with preliminary proceedings, including House lawmakers who ...


Trump Sends Fiery Response to Senate Over Impeachment Summons

President Donald Trump's legal team is sending the Senate a fiery response to its impeachment summons, outlining the defenses it ...


Dozens killed in missile attack on military base in Yemen: Reports

Sanaa [Yemen], Jan 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The Yemeni Houthis pounded a military training base in the Yemeni city of Marib on ...


Putin Says He Rejects Soviet-Style Leaders For Life

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he would not like to see his country return to the Soviet practice of ...


Iran agrees to send black boxes of shot down plane to Ukraine

Iran will send the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military shot down earlier this month to ...


Those who are opposing CAA are anti-Dalits, says Amit Shah

Hubli (Karnataka) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that those who are opposing the ...


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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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