Sat, 17 Nov 2018

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In a bid to cater to millions of potential consumers in the region, the music ...

Key UN Committee Condemns North Korea's Rights Violations

UNITED NATIONS - A key U.N. committee adopted a resolution Thursday condemning North Korea's 'longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and ...

Fake Drugs Kill Tens of Thousands in Africa Each Year

DAKAR - When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and ...

Merck Foundation announces winners for Merck Diabetes Award

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marked 'World Diabetes Day 2018' ...

African Leaders Meet for 'Last Push' on AU Reforms

ADDIS ABABA - African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated ...

Former Deputy Intelligence Chief Arrested in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said Thursday, in the ...

Sudan Diplomat: Talks to Remove Sudan From US Terror List to Begin

The process of removing Sudan from the U.S. list of states sponsoring terrorism will start soon, Sudan's top diplomat told ...

Hundreds of Refugees, Roma Homeless in Italian Eviction Drive

ROME - Hundreds of migrants and Roma have been left homeless following two days of evictions in Italy, as its ...

UN Bemoans Lack of Funding for African Anti-Jihadist Force

PARIS - International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to ...

Cameroon military says 30 separatists killed in fighting

Cameroon's military says it has killed least 30 separatists in the past few days in the country's restive North West ...

Dozens of Migrants Refuse to Leave Container Ship in Libya

MISRATA, LIBYA - Dozens of migrants have barricaded themselves in a container ship in the Libyan port city of Misrata ...

At Least 15 Killed in Cameroon in Clashes Between Army, Separatists

YAOUNDE - At least 15 people have been killed in a new bout of fighting between Cameroon army troops and ...

3 Civilians Killed in Attack Targeting Foreign Troops in Mali

BAMAKO - Three Malian civilians were killed and around 30 people were wounded in a suicide attack late Monday in ...

Italy's Conference on Libya in Disarray

ROME - Italy's efforts to host a summit on stabilizing Libya after its seven-year-old conflict appeared to fall flat Tuesday, ...

Medvedev: Russia Will Boycott Davos if Oligarchs Kept Out

MOSCOW - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday that no delegation would go to the Davos World Economic ...

How Russia became the world's second largest arms exporter

In recent years, Russia has held a steady second place in the global arms trade. However, the country has been ...

Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub

HAVANA - Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation's ...

Eight UN Peacekeepers Killed in Eastern DR Congo

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Eight United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an operation against a rebel militia in eastern DR Congo, ...

The crisis below the headlines: Conflict displacement in Ethiopia

Mark Yarnell Since April 2018, the ascension of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister of Ethiopia has ushered in a wave ...

US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

The Pentagon is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world ...

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Trump to Award Presidential Medal of Freedom to Donor's Wife

WASHINGTON - Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of Sheldon ...

Key UN Committee Condemns North Korea's Rights Violations

UNITED NATIONS - A key U.N. committee adopted a resolution Thursday condemning North Korea's 'longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and ...

Perspectives | Dispatch from Xinjiang: Friday doesnt happen anymore

Friday used to be the highlight of the week for Uighur Muslims in northwest China. Most men and boys would ...

Experts Blame Multiple Causes for California Fires

LOS ANGELES - Two devastating wildfires have ravaged parts of California, and the death toll Thursday reached 66, officials said. ...

PSL cannot force foreign players to play in Pakistan: Nadeem Omar

Karachi [Pakistan], Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise owner Nadeem Omar has stated that the league is not ...

US Senate Bill to punish Saudi over Khashoggi killing, Yemen crisis

Washington (USA), Nov 16 (ANI): The US Senate on Thursday introduced a legislation seeking to punish Saudi Arabia over the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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