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Niger shuts Airtel telecom offices over unpaid taxes

Niger on Saturday ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of India's ...


Four Liberians arrested for defrauding Koreans in online romance scam

South Korean police have arrested four Liberians for defrauding more than 30 South Koreans of nearly1.3 billion won ($1. ...


Four Liberians scam Koreans in fake online romance

South Korean police have arrested four Liberians for defrauding more than 30 South Koreans of nearly 1.3 billion won (US$1.15 ...


Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Nigeria attack

Two soldiers were killed when suspected Boko Haram fighters loyal to factional leader Abubakar Shekau attacked a military base in ...


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Jack Ma toppled as China's Richest Man from world index

BEIJING, China - With a fortune of $42.5 billion, Evergrande Group owner Xu Jiayin toppled Alibaba's Jack Ma to become ...

Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

Millions of commuters impacted after German rail strike

BERLIN, Germany - Amid growing anger over an ongoing pay dispute, several German railway workers staged a four-hour long strike ...

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Shooting in Brazil: Gunman opens fire at Catholic cathedral

SAO PAULO, Brazil - In one of the worst mass shootings in Brazil's recent history, a gunman opened fire inside ...

Time magazine pays tribute to Khashoggi and colleagues

  NEW YORK, New York - The stout man with the gray goatee and the gentle demeanor dared to disagree ...

Strasbourg shooting: Two killed, 11 seriously injured

PARIS, France - In a shocking shooting incident that led to the entire eastern French city of Strasbourg to be ...

Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...

Migration comes to fore at Marrakesh summit

MARRAKESH, Morocco – Countries from around the world tackled the migration issues on Monday adopting the Global Compact for Migration ...

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Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...


Spain Grapples with Surging Number of Teenage Migrants

BARCELONA, SPAIN - Slouched on a bench at a Barcelona police station, five teenagers waited patiently on a recent Friday ...


100 marathons, 100 days: A punishing run for water

From ankle-deep mud in Central Asia to the scorching heat of Australia, Mina Guli is running 100 marathons in 100 ...


UN Reaches 'Remarkable' But Vague 'Milestone' in Anti-Slavery Fight

LONDON - Anti-slavery activists on Tuesday hailed a United Nations global pact on migrants as a potential milestone in the ...


War, Hunger and A Housing Boom: Welcome to Africa's Most Crowded City

NAIROBI - Conflict, drought and floods have pushed a record number of Somalis into Mogadishu, making it Africa's most crowded ...


Greenhouse Farming Offers Lifeline for Zimbabwe's Unemployed

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - When Perpetua Muziri lost her office job, she paid a local company to put up two, 120-square-meter ...


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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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