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Mali Inter-Ethnic Violence Spikes; UN Calls for Probe

GENEVA - The United Nations Human Rights Office is calling on the government of Mali to investigate the killing of ...


Africa's future stars shine at U-19 Cricket World Cup qualifier

Dubai [UAE], Mar 26 (ANI): Over the course of the week, the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup Africa qualifying ...


Bafana face tough AFCON test from the outset

Cape Town - The old biblical truism that you reap what you sow will effectively apply to Bafana Bafana following ...


Militia Head Refutes his Group Responsible for Mali Massacre

BAMAKO, MALI - The head of an ethnic Dogon militia blamed for a massacre in central Mali denied Monday that ...


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Stock market fires as euro, yen tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger across the board on Tuesday as bond markets stablilised after a ...

U.S. aviation authority revises space launch and re-entry licenses

WASHINGTON DC - The  Federal Aviation Administration  (FAA) on Tuesday  posted a proposed rule that would streamline federal commercial space ...

Stocks in Asia mixed, Tokyo the only main gainer

SYDNEY, Australia - It was  a muddle on Asian stock exchanges on Tuesday. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 hit it's straps, recovering ...

EU steps up preparedness for no-deal Brexit

BRUSSELS, Belgium - With UK Prime Minister Theresa May conceding a third vote in the House of Commons is increasingly ...

U.S. stocks gather dust on Monday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street settled down on Monday as political stability returned to the capital, with the ...

Maghaberry gov. gets Butler Trust’s Prize for Outstanding Achievement

CO. ANTRIM, Northern Ireland - A Senior Governor at Maghaberry Prison has been presented with the highest award in the ...

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Charges against Smollett over 'orchestrated' attack dropped

CHICAGO, Illinois - In a sensational development actor Jussie Smollett has been completely cleared of any wrongdoing in an incident ...

Private equity firms under attack from UN human rights officials

UN human rights experts have condemned the 'agregious' business practices of global rpive equity and investment firms which, they say, ...

Flash flooding causing havoc in southern and western Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - At least 19 people are dead, and more than a hundred injured after flash flooding in southern ...

UN chief wants complete ban on lethal autonomous weapons systems

GENEVA, Switzerland - UN  Secretary-General António Guterres  urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead ...

White House scrambles to catch up with president's tweets

As with other Trump impulses, such as his sudden order in December to withdraw all US troops from Syria , ...

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African cyclone victims facing water, sanitation and hygiene crisis

SOUTHERN AFRICA - Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief ...


UN chief shocked and outraged at mass killing in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - 134 civilians, including women and children, are now confirmed dead in Saturday morning's deadly attack in the ...


Aid, refugees, and peacekeeping at stake in new Western Sahara talks

Revived attempts to resolve one of the worlds least known conflicts will resume in Geneva this week as representatives from ...


Cyclone Idai disaster compounds problems for Zimbabwe

Hours after Cyclone Idai battered the coast of Mozambique last week, it made its way to Zimbabwe, bringing a wave ...


UCT council to decide on Israeli university boycott

The University of Cape Town is expected to decide this weekend whether or not it should boycott Israeli universities, but ...


Three KZN rhino poachers convicted after 10-year trial

Three rhino poachers are behind bars awaiting their sentencing after a Durban magistrate convicted them at the end of a ...


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