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Former German chancellor Angela Merkel wins UN refugee agency prize

Geneva [Switzerland], October 4 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced on Tuesday that former German chancellor Angela Merkel will ...


Who is Ibrahim Traore, the Soldier Behind Burkina Faso's Latest Coup

Dakar - As a heavily armed convoy drove through a cheering crowd in Burkina Faso's capital on Sunday morning, the ...


Pakistan's textile factories shut down due to shortage of cotton

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 4 (ANI): The already fragile Pakistan economy, hit hard by the devastating floods, now faces the shutdown ...


Fertiliser firms seek to buy phosphoric acid at cheaper rate than international market

By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): Indian fertiliser companies are looking at buying phosphoric acid, used in making ...


Ousted Burkina Faso Leader Leaves Country for Togo

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's ousted coup leader Lt. Col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba left the country for Togo ...


Gunfire Erupts Again in Burkina Faso Day After 2nd Coup

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Gunshots rang out Saturday in Burkina Faso's capital and soldiers deployed in the streets as tensions ...


West African country's junta ousted in coup

Special forces in Burkina Faso launched the second military coup in a yearA faction of the Burkina Faso military claimed ...


Women's Rights Group Calls on FIFA to Kick Iran Out of World Cup

HONG KONG - Rights group Open Stadiums has called on FIFA to throw Iran out of the World Cup finals ...


Heavy Gunfire in Burkina Faso Capital, Soldiers on Streets

OUAGADOUGOU - Heavy gunfire rang out from the main military camp and some residential areas of Burkina Faso's capital on ...


Burkina Faso's ousted leader Damiba flees to Togo

Togo's government on Monday confirmed that ousted Burkina Faso leader Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba had fled to Togo after a ...


Guinea stripped of Africa Cup of Nations hosting rights

Morocco is now set to apply to host the continent's football competition in 2025 The Confederation of African Football (CAF) ...


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Britain has 'too many' low-skilled migrants, interior minister says

LONDON, England: Stating that Britain has too many low-skilled migrant workers, the country's new interior minister, Suella Braverman, said new ...

Australian stocks surge after RBA hikes rates less than expected

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia moved sharply higher on Tuesday despite markets in Hong Kong and Shanghai being ...

US charges Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska for violating sanctions

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. prosecutors have announced the filing of criminal charges against Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska for violating sanctions imposed ...

Inflation causes steep fall in new orders at Ireland factories

DUBLIN, Ireland: As inflation caused prices for factory materials to rise, Ireland's factory output fell in September, causing an easing ...

U.S. stocks kick October off with major rally

NEW YORK, New York - A correction in bond yields saw a surge in stocks Monday. The 10-year U.S. treasury ...

Lego closes stores in Russia, being reopened under name World of Cubes

MOSCOW, Russia: After Danish toy maker Lego exited Russia due to Moscow's February invasion of Ukraine, 65 of its stores ...

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Florida's Sanibel Island being evacuated after hurricane devastation

FORT MYERS, Florida: Areas within Lee County, including Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, Florida, were devastated by winds, rains and ...

Survey reports 66% of US adults say no to Covid boosters

LOS ANGELES, California: A survey conducted by health policy nonprofit organization Kaiser Family Foundation reported that some two-thirds of American ...

US to purchase $1.1 billion in arms for Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: Pentagon officials have announced that an arms package has been approved for Ukraine worth $1.1 billion, which includes ...

Czech begins detaining migrants at 27 Slovak border crossings

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Czech police detained a van carrying 15 illegal migrants on October 1, after renewing border checks following ...

US acts to reduce risks from space debris

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 4-0 last week to enforce new rules to address the issue of ...

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Bumrah is a big miss: Rohit Sharma

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 5 (ANI): India played their last T20I match before the ICC T20 World Cup in ...


Refugees in Malawi Protest Over Food Ration Delays

Blantyre, Malawi - In Malawi, hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers held protests Tuesday over delays for promised cash assistance ...


3rd T20I, Ind vs SA: Rossouw's unbeaten ton guides visitors to 227/3

Indore (Madhya Pradesh)[India], October 4 (ANI): Rilee Rossouw's unbeaten ton and Quinton de Kock's half-century guided South Africa to a ...


CCI approves Sony-Zee merger with certain modifications

New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI): The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Tuesday said it had granted approval to ...


INS Tarkash completes Gulf of Guinea anti-piracy deployment

New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI): Reinforcing the Indian Navy's commitment to maritime security, INS Tarkash completed its anti-piracy deployment ...


3rd T20I, Indore: India opt to bowl; Virat, Rahul rested

Indore (Madhya Pradesh)[India], October 4 (ANI): India's captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl first against South ...


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 ...