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620 Million Children Lack Proper School Toilets

LONDON - A lack of proper school toilets threatens the health, education and safety of at least 620 million children ...


UN Bemoans Lack of Funding for African Anti-Jihadist Force

PARIS - International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to ...


Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub

HAVANA - Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation's ...


AFEX calls on African governments to promote safety of journalists

This statement was originally published on africafex.org on 13 November 2018. At the end of the Sixth General Meeting of ...


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U.S. stocks bounce back after Trump shelves new tariffs

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. industrial stocks gained ground on Friday with news that President Trump was considering not ...

Battery-driven and driverless vehicles to be developed by VW

WOLFSBURG, Germany - The Volkswagen Group has allocated almost €44 billion ($50 billion) for developments in electric cars, driverless cars, ...

Five-star hotels being probed by China's tourism regulator

BEIJING, China - The woes of one customer in China, have managed to provoke a nationwide investigation into five-star hotels, ...

Ofcom slaps fines on Virgin Media and EE for overcharging

LONDON, U.K. - After facing allegations of overcharging their customers, Virgin Media and EE have both been slapped with huge ...

Stocks in Asia remain listless throughout day

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks were mixed in Asia on Friday, however moves in either direction were not remarkable. Trade tensions ...

U.S. stocks make solid gains

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks bounded ahead on Thursday despite a weak opening. A report published by The ...

International

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U.S. prosecutors reveal criminal case against Assange

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In an accidental move, U.S. prosecutors let slip their secret plans to pursue a criminal case against ...

North Korea impairs diplomatic progress with weapons test

PYONGYANG, North Korea - In a move that has threatened the diplomatic progress it managed to achieve in June year ...

CNN has interim victory in lawsuit against Trump

ATLANTA, Georgia – In a humiliating defeat, the Trump administration has been ordered to reinstate the access credentials to CNN's ...

Hundreds missing in California's deadliest wildfire

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Over the last two days, as the Camp Fire continued to spread and claim more lives in ...

Millions dying globally due to air pollution

Ambient air pollution is the largest environmental health problem in the United States and in the world more generally . ...

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Dozens killed after bus in Zimbabwe bursts into flames

HARARE, Zimbabwe - In a horrific incident in Zimbabwe, a bus travelling in the southern part of the country exploded ...


Pence: US Wont Back Down in Trade Dispute

PORT MORESBY - The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double ...


YouTube stars get creative at UN, to promote tolerance

Ending intolerance means eliminating one of humanity's "dark spots," said Sukhdeep Singh Bhogal, better known as YouTube hip-hop artist and ...


Nigerian Millennials Fuel Domestic Tourism

IKOGOSI, NIGERIA - Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and ...


DeVos Proposes Overhaul to Campus Sexual Misconduct Rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, ...


ISIS backed Boko Haram faction claims Nigerian attack

The Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram on Friday claimed an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast 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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