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France's decision to leave Niger was a bad move: three reasons why

After about two months of wrangling between France and the new military regime in Niger, President Emmanuel Macron finally decided, ...


Malaria vaccine co-developed by Serum Institute will bridge supply gap: Adar Poonawalla

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 3 (ANI): As malaria vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and the Serum Institute of ...


Niger's Junta Says Jihadis Kill 29 Soldiers as Attacks Ramp Up

At least 29 Nigerien soldiers have been killed by jihadis near the country's border with Mali, Niger's junta said, as ...


WHO recommends Malaria vaccine made by Oxford University and Serum Institute of India

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 3 (ANI): The R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and the Serum Institute ...


New IOM Chief Seeks More Regular Pathways for Migration

GENEVA - On assuming her post as the new director general of the International Organization for Migration, Amy Pope said ...


Mourners Hail Dead Russian Mercenary Prigozhin as 'Patriotic Hero'

Moscow - At memorials to Yevgeny Prigozhin, who was killed in an unexplained plane crash exactly 40 days ago, dozens ...


Mali Army Says New Fighting With Separatist Rebels in North

Dakar - The Malian army said on Sunday that new fighting had broken out in the north between the military ...


Senegalese Navy Stops Two Migrant Boats Carrying 272 People

dakar, senegal - The Senegalese Navy said it had intercepted two wooden boats carrying 272 would-be migrants Friday 100 kilometers ...


World Bank approves USD 365 mn for advancing girls, women empowerment in Western, Central Africa

Washington DC [US], September 30 (ANI/WAM): The World Bank Board of Directors today approved USD 365 million in International Development ...


Burkina Junta Leader: Security First Before Promised Elections

DAKAR, SENEGAL - The leader of Burkina Faso's military junta on Friday said promised elections would only be held once ...


Voting takes place in Africa's last kingdom

Country's electoral lists include over 583,000 electors, and MPs will then be involved in an advisory role to King Mswati ...


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Gold Rush: Federal Government's bold move to attract Saudi investment in Reko Diq

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - According to The News, the federal government is considering selling its stake in the Reko Diq project ...

Nasdaq dives 248 points as interest rates reach for the stars

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - U.S. stocks tumbled on Tuesday as interest rates on 10 and 30-year Treasury yields approached ...

Chief medical officer warns of levels of Cannabis use in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: The chief medical officer has issued a stark warning regarding the alarming levels of cannabis consumption in Ireland, ...

Deal unlikely to stop strike, say Kaiser Permanente workers' unions

OAKLAND, California: As their current contract expires and their unions prepare to strike, Kaiser Permanente workers' representatives said, on September ...

In the midst of slowdown, eurozone inflation hits a two-year low

FRANKFURT, Germany: Inflation in the eurozone hit a two-year low in September, signaling that the European Central Bank's (ECB) strategy ...

Factory activity in China shows first increase in six months

BEIJING, China: Official statistics released on the weekend showed that in September, Chinese factory activity expanded for the first time ...

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International Longshore and Warehouse Union declares bankruptcy

SAN FRANCISCO, California: To resolve a pending litigation with the Oregon affiliate of the International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI), ...

Drought compels Panama Canal to reduce ships passing through to 31

PANAMA CITY, Panama: On September 30, the Panama Canal said that due to a drought that has reduced the supply ...

First flight from Libya to Italy in 10 years, takes off from Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italy and Libya resumed commercial flights for the first time in ten years on September 30, with flight ...

Maine fire destroys Jamie Wyeth paintings, guts historical buildings

SAINT GEORGE, Maine: A fire destroyed several waterfront buildings in Maine on September 29, including an art gallery with several ...

ASEAN leadership: Members refuse Myanmar's leadership in 2026

JAKARTA, Indonesia - According to Asian diplomats and the Philippines' president, Southeast Asian leaders have decided that Myanmar will not ...

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First flight from Libya to Italy in 10 years, takes off from Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italy and Libya resumed commercial flights for the first time in ten years on September 30, with flight ...


Nobel Laureate Announces Plans to Run for Presidency in the DRC

Dr. Denis Mukwege, a renowned Congolese gynecologist and human rights activist, announced plans Monday to run for president of the ...


ICC Cricket World Cup: From Dhoni's match-winning six to Aamir-Venkatesh exchange, a look at iconic WC moments

New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI): The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is less than a week away from now ...


18 killed in explosion at illegal oil refinery in southern Nigeria

Abuja [Nigeria], October 4 (ANI): As many as 18 people including a pregnant woman have been killed in an explosion ...


Ghana Opposition Tries to Oust Bank of Ghana Governor

Accra, Ghana - Members of Ghana's major opposition National Democratic Congress took to the streets in the capital, Accra, on ...


New Malaria Vaccine Could Save Thousands of Children's Lives

LONDON - A new malaria vaccine approved Monday for use by the World Health Organization could be rolled out in ...


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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 ...