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France receives request from Mali to review defence accords

Paris [France], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The French Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that Mali has requested that France review bilateral ...


India at UN stresses women's participation in public life, elimination of violence for promoting lasting peace around the world

New York [US], January 19 (ANI): India stressed on women's participation in public life and elimination of violence against them ...


The mysterious woman at the centre of the Texas synagogue siege

The British hostage taker who was shot dead by police was demanding the release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani ...


Ex-Guinean President Conde Flown Abroad for Medical Care

CONAKRY, GUINEA - Former Guinean President Alpha Conde left the country for medical treatment in the United Arab Emirates after ...


Another coup has been averted in Burkina Faso: but for how long?

Within a few weeks of the start of a new year and West Africa had its first attempted coup d'etat. ...


Tuchel uncomfortable as Chelsea claim FIFA awards

The Blues boss reacted to the rewards for Chelsea's Champions League triumph in a ceremony that also saw Cristiano Ronaldo ...


While Attacks Persist, Nigerian Authorities Say They're Responding

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities say the military is responding to a series of killings and kidnappings by gunmen in ...


Pitch chaos leads to wild scenes at end of football match

A row over the state of the pitch ensued after a bizarre end to an Africa Cup of Nations gameSierra ...


UN Agency Calls for International Action to End Sahel Conflict

GENEVA - UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency is calling for international action to end the armed conflict in Africa's Central ...


Mali's Ousted President Keita Dies at 76

BAMAKO - Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was ousted by the military in 2020 after a turbulent seven-year ...


Cameroon Begins Mass COVID-19 Tests to Encourage Football Turnout

YAOUNDE - Cameroon launched a massive campaign Sunday for fans to be tested and vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill stadiums ...


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Japanese stock markets records major falls

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday. The biggest move was the Japanese market which saw ...

UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

U.S. stocks shatter, Nasdaq loses 387 points

NEW YORK, New York - A major rise in U.S. Treasury yields and a sell-off of financial stocks rocked Wall ...

Wild boar found with swine fever in Italy, could close pork industry

PIEDMONT, Italy: Earlier this month, a case of African swine fever, which can be deadly to pigs but harmless to ...

During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

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US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

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Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...


HAL to export Advanced Light Helicopter to Mauritius

Bengaluru/Kanpur [India], January 19 (ANI): Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a contract with the Government of Mauritius for export ...


SA vs Ind, 1st ODI: Visitors to bowl first, Venkatesh Iyer makes debut

Paarl [South Africa], January 19 (ANI): Temba Bavuma-led South Africa won the toss and opted to bat first against India ...


2021 joins top 7 warmest years on record: WMO

Last year joined the list of the seven warmest years on record, the UN weather agency said on Wednesday, and ...


First community cases of Omicron coronavirus strain detected in Vietnam

Hanoi [Vietnam], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has identified the country's first cases of the Omicron coronavirus ...


Senate meeting interrupted by Final Fantasy porn

A prankster played a graphic ?Final Fantasy?-themed clip during an event held by Italian senators and academicsA pornographic clip featuring ...


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