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UNHCR evacuates vulnerable refugees out of Libya as fighting resumes

Amidst an increasingly volatile security situation in Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency successfully evacuated 135 people out of Libya ...


Why African countries should strengthen their public service

Public Service in Africa. This is a topic that, despite its fundamental role in governance and leadership, is seldom discussed. ...


UN: Ebola Outbreak Is Worrying But Not A Global Emergency

GENEVA - The World Health Organization says it is "deeply concerned" by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo but the ...


Dozens dead in Niger/Nigeria crackdown on criminal gangs

At least 30 "bandits" have been killed during a crackdown by the armies of Niger and Nigeria in their troubled ...


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Shareholders back removal of Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Arguing that the Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had mishandled several high-profile scandals, several public funds ...

Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...

U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase opens Dublin office

DUBLIN, Ireland - Set up in San Francisco in 2012, the leading U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has revealed its ...

Ireland and Northern Ireland border a stumbling block for UK

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing off with European leaders on Wednesday in a bid to ...

Financial Supervisory Authority tells bank to get new boss

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The Danish  Financial Supervisory Authority has rejected Danske Bank's preferred CEO to replace Thomas Borgen who resigned ...

China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...

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Putin: ISIS has taken hundreds of people hostage in Syria

MOSCOW, Russia - The Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a revelation related to the ongoing war in Syria, that ...

Gang arrested after parental abductions sweep Australia

CANBERRA, Australia - A two year investigation by Australian Federal Police has netted a gang of four people involved in parental abductions. ...

Rift between Turkey and Saudi Arabia could unravel

The Oct. 2  disappearance  of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country’s consulate in Istanbul has put a spotlight ...

Bomb explosion at college in Russia-annexed Crimea kills 18

MOSCOW, Russia - A bomb exploded at a college in the Black Sea region of Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, leaving ...

Gunmen shoots scores of students at college in Crimean city

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Up to nineteen people are dead, many of them students, after a student at a college in ...

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Tribe of Slain Libya Rebel Commander Protests at Eastern Oil Port

BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Libyan tribesmen staged a demonstration at the eastern oil port of Hariga on Thursday in protest against ...


Their Money Worthless, Venezuela's Desperate Flee by Foot

PAMPLONA, COLOMBIA - As night approached, Sandra Cadiz wrapped her shivering daughter in a blanket and prayed for a ride ...


Mnangagwa's been wooing Zimbabwe's white sports heroes. Here's why

Tapiwa Chagonda, University of Johannesburg Sport in general, and particularly gifted sports people, have been known to rouse feelings of ...


Kenya's Kip Keino Hands Himself Over to Police in Corruption Case

NAIROBI - Running great Kip Keino handed himself over to police in Kenya on Thursday and is under arrest, set ...


Dispute over Durban school principal post comes to and end - for now

A bitter dispute over who should head up Austerville Primary School in Wentworth, Durban has come to an end - ...


Woman injured, 7 arrested in Atlantis protests

A woman was injured and at least seven men were arrested during a protest in Atlantis, north of Cape Town, ...


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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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