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Niger to compensate child fluoride victims

Niger is to pay out at least $3.5 million in compensation to hundreds of children of the central town of ...


Boko Haram raid in Nigeria leaves 2 dead: witnesses

Boko Haram jihadists razed three villages in northeast Nigeria in attacks that killed two people and injured several others, civilian ...


Boko Haram kill 12 farmers in Nigeria: militia

Boko Haram jihadists on Saturday hacked 12 farmers to death as they worked on their fields in the volatile northeastern ...


Two Guinean men arrested on romance-scan suspicions

Two Guinean men have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a ring that has defrauded more than Bt1.8 million ...


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Co-founder of the Facebook-acquired Oculus quits

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In what came as yet another setback for the world's largest social media company, the cofounder of ...

Hong Kong stock index drops 778 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Geopolitical concerns weighed on stock markets in Asia on Tuesday while regionally a rebound in Chinese stocks ...

Regional cooperation in Asia Pacific necessary, says report

METRO MANILA, Philippines - Regional cooperation is increasingly necessary to tackle a rising number of cross-border challenges in Asia and ...

Saudi's crucial annual conference website hacked, defaced

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Amid mounting global pressure to come clean on the circumstances surrounding the death of its veteran ...

Uber to appeal Singapore competition watchdog's penalty

SINGAPORE - Months after Uber Technologies sold its Southeast Asian business to the Singapore-based firm Grab, both the companies were ...

Chinese government adds to tax deductions

BEIJING, China – In a bid to boost the economy, China is to allow an increasing number of items as ...

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U.S. officials confirm Syrian mosques now being targeted

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S.-led coalition has targeted a number of mosques and a religious building in the past week ...

Two deaths after boat carrying migrants sinks

ISTANBUL, Turkey – A boat carrying migrants has sunk in the Aegean Sea, just 50 metres off Turkey’s Mugla coast, ...

Trump seeks disarmament, then threatens Russia with nukes

MOSCOW, Russia - Two days after the U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intentions to withdraw the U.S. from the ...

Trump's bid to nix a nuclear arms treaty imperils its allies

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. President Donald Trump, who has proactively pursued better ties with Russia ever since assuming office, ...

Turkish President Erdogan to reveal details of Khasoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its ...

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55 killed in sectarian violence sparked at Nigerian market

KADUNA, Nigeria - A spat that broke out between porters in a Nigerian town sparked violent sectarian clashes between young ...


Officials: Deputy Chief of IS-Linked Group in Somalia Killed

NAIROBI - Somali intelligence officials say the deputy leader of an Islamic State-affiliated extremist group based in northern Somalia has ...


Zimbabwe opposition leader seeks dialogue on economic crisis

Zimbabwe's opposition leader on Tuesday called for the creation of a "national transitional authority" to deal with a worsening economic ...


Why the appointment of the NPA boss is so important

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a panel to help him appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). The ...


At least 52 die in Madagascar pre-trial detention in 2017: Amnesty

At least 52 people died in pre-trial detention in Madagascar last year as the country grapples with paralysis in its ...


New Tuberculosis Drug Cures 80% Of Patients

A new treatment for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure 80 percent of sufferers, according to a trial hailed ...


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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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