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Pompeo Faces Uphill Battle to Win Over African Leaders

ADDIS ABABA - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the African Union ...


Guma Explains Vehicles Purchase Global Times News

The dynamic Managing Director of Guma Valley Water Company, Maada Kpenge has assured the Global Times that the normal procurement ...


APC Rejects Appeals Court Judge Global Times News

By Jane B. Mansaray. Lawyer Ady Macauley representing APC Parliamentary candidates in the 2018 General elections, yesterday objected to Justice ...


Dont Trade Your Future For Drugs School Pupils Warned Global Times News

By: Sylvester Samba. The regional Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in collaboration with the countrys National Drug Law ...


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Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...

Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...

Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

International

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Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

Coronavirus more closely aligned to flu than other viruses

CHICAGO, Illinois - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new ...

Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...

Former U.S. congressman denies Trump offer to WikiLeaks founder

LONDON, UK - The White House has denied a claim aired in a London court this week that President Donald ...

Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...

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WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...


European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...


How Cameroon Plans to Save Disappearing Languages

YAOUNDE - Cameroon is commemorating International Mother Language Day, February 21, by launching what it calls an ambitious program to ...


England cricket chief 'not a champion' of 4-day Tests

London - ECB chief executive Tom Harrison says there are no plans to introduce four-day Test matches in England as ...


David Gower: Proteas not a million miles away

Cape Town - South African cricket fans might be down in the dumps after Test and T20 series defeats against ...


Algerians mobilise to mark protest movement's first birthday

Algeria this weekend marks a year since the birth of an unprecedented protest movement known as "Hirak" - one that ...


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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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