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Two killed in clash with French military convoy

At least two people were killed and some 16 injured in Niger, when a French military convoy was met by ...


Two dead as French military clashes with protesters in Africa

At least two people were killed and some 16 injured in Niger, when a French military convoy was met by ...


Covid variant as deadly as Ebola may emerge, top physician warns

Further mutations of the Covid-19 virus could spawn a strain as contagious as Delta and as deadly as the Ebola ...


Covid strain as deadly as Ebola may emerge, top physician warns

Further mutations of the Covid-19 virus could spawn a strain as contagious as the Delta variant and as deadly as ...


Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa's last colony

Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national ...


Mali Tour Guides Transformed Into Battlefield Interpreters

M√ČNAKA, MALI - Aboubacar shared tea and sugary snacks with his colleagues gathered on a mat at a United Nations ...


WHO extends travel curbs to Pakistan as polio endemic country

Geneva [Switzerland], November 26 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has extended travel restrictions to Pakistan for another three months ...


1,600 Migrants Lost at Sea in Mediterranean This Year

ROME - The sinking of a boat with more than 30 people on board this week was the deadliest migration ...


Burkina Army Says 3 Soldiers Killed in Combat With Militants

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Three Burkina Faso soldiers died and 11 militants were killed during an attack on the troops ...


Drowning of 27 migrants in English Channel worst disaster on record: IOM

New York [US], November 25 (ANI): Urgent action is needed to avoid a repeat of tragedies like this week's drowning ...


Senegal calls on China to intervene in Sahel anti-jihadist operations

Senegal's Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall says she hopes China will lend support in the fight against insecurity in the ...


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US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...

To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...

U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...

Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...

Deliveries of GMC's Hummer electric pickup trucks starts December

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors will begin delivering its GMC Hummer electric pickup truck in December, according to Duncan Aldred, U.S. ...

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Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

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Ireland to follow EU's advice to impose S. African travel ban

DUBLIN, Ireland Irish residents returning from the South African region where a novel Covid variant has been discovered will be ...


Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...


Pakistan imposes travel ban on Hong Kong, 6 African countries

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has imposed travel bans on Hong Kong and six African countries due to the spread of ...


Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...


Officials say Omicron found in Netherlands 'earlier than thought'

Amsterdam [Netherlands], November 30 (ANI): Netherlands health officials on Tuesday said that the new COVID-19 variant Omicron was detected in ...


Omicron: Passenger from Zambia tests positive for COVID in Pune, genome sequencing report awaited

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], November 30 (ANI): Amid the scare of new COVID-19 variant Omicron, a person who returned to Pune ...


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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 ...