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Angela Merkel Wins UNHCR Nansen Award for Protecting Syrian Refugees

GENEVA - Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has won the prestigious Nansen Award from the U.N. refugee agency, for providing ...


Former German chancellor Angela Merkel wins UN refugee agency prize

Geneva [Switzerland], October 4 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced on Tuesday that former German chancellor Angela Merkel will ...


Who is Ibrahim Traore, the Soldier Behind Burkina Faso's Latest Coup

Dakar - As a heavily armed convoy drove through a cheering crowd in Burkina Faso's capital on Sunday morning, the ...


Pakistan's textile factories shut down due to shortage of cotton

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 4 (ANI): The already fragile Pakistan economy, hit hard by the devastating floods, now faces the shutdown ...


Fertiliser firms seek to buy phosphoric acid at cheaper rate than international market

By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): Indian fertiliser companies are looking at buying phosphoric acid, used in making ...


Ousted Burkina Faso Leader Leaves Country for Togo

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's ousted coup leader Lt. Col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba left the country for Togo ...


Gunfire Erupts Again in Burkina Faso Day After 2nd Coup

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Gunshots rang out Saturday in Burkina Faso's capital and soldiers deployed in the streets as tensions ...


West African country's junta ousted in coup

Special forces in Burkina Faso launched the second military coup in a yearA faction of the Burkina Faso military claimed ...


Women's Rights Group Calls on FIFA to Kick Iran Out of World Cup

HONG KONG - Rights group Open Stadiums has called on FIFA to throw Iran out of the World Cup finals ...


Burkina Faso's ousted leader Damiba flees to Togo

Togo's government on Monday confirmed that ousted Burkina Faso leader Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba had fled to Togo after a ...


Guinea stripped of Africa Cup of Nations hosting rights

Morocco is now set to apply to host the continent's football competition in 2025 The Confederation of African Football (CAF) ...


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U.S. stocks slip, Nasdaq loses 28 points

NEW YORK, New York - The sharp two-day rally, which kicked off the start of October, and this week, came ...

Stellantis head warns of auto chip shortages thru 2023

PARIS, France: Carlos Tavares, head of carmaker Stellantis, said this week that the semiconductor supply chain will remain tight until ...

Stocks in Asia gain ground despite New Zealand central bank rate hike

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued the global trend on Wednesday with all the major bourses gaining ground.This ...

Malaysia Air to increase flights to US after upgrade of safety rating

WASHINGTON D.C.: Three years after it restricted Malaysian Airlines from adding new flights to its U.S. route, the Federal Aviation ...

U.S. stocks surge, Nasdaq jumps 361 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared again on Tuesday with all the major indices notching up hefty gains."After ...

Britain has 'too many' low-skilled migrants, interior minister says

LONDON, England: Stating that Britain has too many low-skilled migrant workers, the country's new interior minister, Suella Braverman, said new ...

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Germany pledges to deliver advanced air defense system to Ukraine

ODESSA, Kyiv: During an unannounced visit to Odessa, German defense minister Christine Lambrecht said Germany will deliver to Ukraine the ...

Cubans take to street to voice frustrations over ongoing power outage

HAVANA, Cuba: Three days after Hurricane Ian knocked out electricity throughout Cuba, protests broke out for a second night in ...

Florida's Sanibel Island being evacuated after hurricane devastation

FORT MYERS, Florida: Areas within Lee County, including Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, Florida, were devastated by winds, rains and ...

Survey reports 66% of US adults say no to Covid boosters

LOS ANGELES, California: A survey conducted by health policy nonprofit organization Kaiser Family Foundation reported that some two-thirds of American ...

US to purchase $1.1 billion in arms for Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: Pentagon officials have announced that an arms package has been approved for Ukraine worth $1.1 billion, which includes ...

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Shantaram - the Black white man's burden

There are only two things you're likely to encounter in India as much as Delhi belly: ubiquitous copies of Gregory ...


Remaining Hostages Freed in Nigeria Train Attack

Lagos, Nigeria - The remaining passengers taken hostage in March after gunmen bombed and attacked a train in northwest Nigeria ...


India-Made Cough Syrups May Be Tied to 66 Deaths in Gambia, WHO Says

The deaths of dozens of children in Gambia from kidney injuries may be linked to contaminated cough and cold syrups ...


Uganda's Museveni Apologizes to Kenya for Son's Tweets

Kampala, Uganda - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has issued a public apology to Kenya, asking forgiveness for tweets by his ...


CDSCO takes up urgent investigation on WHO's complaint for India-made cough syrups

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): After the World Health Organization (WHO) issued an alert on four India-made ...


"DO NOT use them": WHO issues alert on four cough syrups made by India's Maiden Pharmaceuticals

Geneva [Switzerland], October 5 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday issued a medical product alert on four cough ...


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