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Aid Group Says Cameroon's Restive Regions Need More Help

DAKAR, SENEGAL - Tens of thousands of people are living in the bush without humanitarian aid in Cameroon after two ...


Iran's Fajr Film Festival a Genuine Event: Lebanese Juror

The Senegalese-Lebanese juror of the 37th International Fajr Film Festival says the atmosphere of the event shows we are dealing ...


Boko Haram threatens civilians' lives in Niger

The armed group Boko Haram appears to be using new tactics against civilians in the Lake Chad region. The United ...


African players among those banned by FIFA for match-fixing

Lausanne - FIFA issued eight lifetime bans to current and former players and an agent on Wednesday after they were ...


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Dollar and stocks range-bound in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Australia drifted lower on Friday in a gloomy end to the week. Only the Australian ...

Euro and pound under pressure, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors fretted over second quarter earnings, oil prices, ...

EcoOnline in Limerick opens new 7,000 square foot office

LIMERICK, Ireland - Norwegian IT firm EcoOnline is to double the size of its operation in Ireland. EcoOnline which supplies ...

Truckload freight company hit with accounting fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement including the payment of $7 million in ...

Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...

U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...

International

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Kim warns Putin, North Korea may return to its original state

MOSCOW, Russia - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has told Russian President Vladimir Putin, that the situation on the ...

Joe Biden to run in 2020

In a much anticipated announcement, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who served two terms under Barack Obama, has announced ...

Saudi Arabia excecutions rile UN human rights chief

GENEVA, Switzerland - A wave of executions in cities across Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has brought a sharp rebuke from  ...

U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

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Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...


Race-based policies prevented me from getting a job

Name: Alex Weiss Age: 23 Occupation: Unemployed* (*At time of writing although I have a job offer though not officially ...


I am in exile

Name: Thlologelo Rampa Age: 25 Occupation: Social worker I am in exile. I should not be as I was born ...


Empower black people as promised, so we can have equal opportunities

Name: Ruan Moolman Age: 21 Occupation: Student Dear Mr President, It can be said with great certainty that the idea ...


My education could not lift my family out of poverty

Name: Matome Seketa Age: 24 Occupation: Unemployed The only reason keeping me in this country is that I don't have ...


Our future was here but it was stolen

Name: Clayton Lukas Age: 25 Occupation: Unemployed Dear Mr President, Having to stay in South Africa has become the least ...


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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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