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Ebola Death Toll in DRC at 41 as New Drug in Use

BENI, DRC - Forty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in DRC, health authorities said on Tuesday, ...


Vote Counting Under Way in Mali After Presidential Runoff

BAMAKO, MALI - Vote counting is under way following the second and final round in Mali's presidential election. Voting on ...


Malians Vote in Presidential Runoff

Malians voted in a presidential runoff election Sunday amid heavy security to thwart violence, deciding whether to hand incumbent Ibrahim ...


PPF condemns attack on Renaissance FM

August 15, 2018 Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF Web Desk Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to ...


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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

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Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...

Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Swedish PM fumes after Masked youths torch 80 cars overnight

GOTEBORG, Sweden - In a bizarre night of vandalism, masked youngsters in different parts of Sweden torched dozens of cars, ...

Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...

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Kenyatta's War on Corruption: Lasting Legacy or Political Theater

NAIROBI - Two top-ranking officials in Kenya were charged with corruption this week in a $3 billion Chinese-built railway project, ...


Danes to Fence German Border to Stop Boars with Swine Fever

COPENHAGEN - Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in ...


New Amnesty International Leader's 1st Move Targets Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG - Amnesty International's new leader said Wednesday his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance ...


Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump

WASHINGTON - For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see ...


Malta Lets European Migrant Ship Safely Dock After 4 Days at Sea

The United Nations on Wednesday welcomed Malta's agreement to allow a European rescue ship carrying 141 migrants to dock at ...


Sierra Leone Remembers Mudslide Victims

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE - Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday joined dozens of survivors of a mudslide that ...


Hotel Review

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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