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'Hardline takeover' blamed for latest Boko Haram violence

The execution of a kidnapped aid worker and the apparent death of a senior factional leader have sparked fears of ...


Niger Says Italian Priest Kidnapped Near Burkina Faso Border

NIAMEY, NIGER - An Italian priest has been kidnapped in a part of Niger where a number of extremist groups ...


Algeria will take back its citizens illegally in Germany

Algeria will take back its citizens illegally residing in Germany, Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia pledged on Monday during a visit ...


Rocky start for Sierra Leone's free school programme

Some two million children in Sierra Leone went back to school on Monday in a key test of the country's ...


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To maintain strong growth, Ferrari to unveil 15 new models

ROME, Italy - The Italian supercar maker announced its plans to unveil 15 new models, in a bid to reassure ...

McDonald's staff go on strike over its harassment policy

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Protesting against the company's sexual harassment policy, staff at McDonald's restaurants in ten U.S. cities staged walkouts ...

Unexpected rise in U.K. inflation: ONS

LONDON, U.K. - While economists had expected a Consumer Prices Index rate of 2.4 percent, the Office for National Statistics ...

Jaguar Land Rover set to slash U.K. output

LONDON, U.K. - Days after the head of Jaguar Land Rover warned about the impact of Brexit and diesel policy ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks group is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

International

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

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S. Sudan Sees Renewed Fighting After Peace Deal Signed

Just days after the signing of South Sudan's revitalized peace agreement, reports of fighting have surfaced in several parts of ...


Somalia Says Ready to Send Troops to S. Sudan for Security

NAIROBI, KENYA - The Somali government said this week that it was ready to send troops to help with security ...


Pussy Riot Links Member's Poisoning to African Murder Probe

MOSCOW - Russian punk group Pussy Riot on Wednesday linked the suspected poisoning of member Pyotr Verzilov with his attempt ...


Kabila Candidate Faces Challenges in DRC Election

KINSHASA, DRC - Joseph Kabila's preferred successor as president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will face a credible ...


Zimbabwe Government Pledges Funds to Fight Cholera Outbreak in Harare

HARARE - Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, says his government will assist municipalities struggling to fight a cholera outbreak that has ...


Morocco radio ban urged for singer accused of rape

A social media campaign has been launched to ban the songs of Moroccan pop star Saad Lamjarred on the country's ...


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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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