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African Leaders Discuss Path to Food Security at Dakar Summit

Dakar, Senegal - African heads of state and development partners will discuss ways to increase Africa's agricultural production at a ...


Eliminating neglected diseases in Africa: there are good reasons for hope

Togo had reason to celebrate in 2022 when it became the first country in the world to eliminate four neglected ...


Much of Africa Less Safe, Democratic Than Decade Ago

Dakar - A new report on African governance released Wednesday finds much of the continent is 'less safe, secure and ...


France to Pull Troops From Burkina Faso Within a Month: Ministry

PARIS - France has received a request from junta-ruled Burkina Faso to withdraw its troops from the Sahel country and ...


UN Agency Warns of Vacuum After European Forces Leave Mali

Geneva - The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, warns the departure of European forces from Mali has created a dangerous vacuum ...


Much of Africa Less Safe, Democratic Than in 2012

Dakar - A new report on African governance released Wednesday finds much of the continent is 'less safe, secure and ...


Researchers discover elephant extinction could have major impact on atmospheric carbon levels

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): Researchers report that elephants play a key role in creating forests which store more atmospheric ...


Lowly Louisville seeks breakthrough at Boston College

Louisville will attempt to end an eight-game losing streak and pick up its first Atlantic Coast Conference victory of the ...


Yellen Stresses US Commitment to alleviate world hunger

Lusaka, Zambia - On the final day of her visit to Zambia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen discussed climate-resilient food ...


US Envoy Heads to Africa to Advance Joint Priorities

New York - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Ghana, Mozambique and Kenya this week ...


Burkina Faso Ends French Military Accord, Says It Will Defend Itself

OUAGADOUGOU - Burkina Faso has decided to end a military accord that allowed French troops to fight insurgents on its ...


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Walmart minimum wage to start at $14/hr, still below Costco, Target

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: To attract and retain employees in a tight domestic labor market, Walmart has announced that it it will ...

Technology stocks in demand as U.S. markets move modestly higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hesitatingly continued higher Friday, reflecting widespread gains, albeit modest ones, across the globe."We're ...

Artificial meat given first approval by US officials

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As early as this year, lab-grown meat could be served in some restaurants in the ...

As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

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Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

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France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...


UN Weekly Roundup: Jan. 21-27, 2023

united nations - Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this ...


SA vs ENG, 1st ODI: Jason Roy's ton in vain as Proteas receive World Cup boost

Bloemfontein [South Africa], January 28 (ANI): South Africa spoilt Jofra Archer's return to international cricket and boosted their own chances ...


'Remember the Titans' screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard dies at 70

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The award-winning screenwriter of "Remember the Titans," Gregory Allen Howard, died in Miami, Florida, following ...


Blood sugar monitoring devices create usage problems for adults

Indianapolis [US], January 27 (ANI): Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute showed that continuous glucose monitors and other wearable devices present ...


South Africa Battles Drownings With Survival Pools

cape town, south africa - A red shipping container lies in a school playground in a small South African town.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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