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France Vows Aid for Burkina, But No More Troops to Fight Islamists

PARIS France agreed Monday to a new military framework with Burkina Faso that would speed engagement of its forces to ...


Mauritanians Who Sought Refuge in US Face Deportation, Then Jail

NOUAKCHOTT Mo had nothing but a set of jail clothes and the name of a distant cousin when he boarded ...


Mali to send reinforcements to Timbuktu

Mali on Sunday announced it will be sending reinforcements to the northern city of Timbuktu amid growing concerns about security ...


Jamal Khashoggi case: Gruesome murder mystery updates

Saudi Arabia has admitted Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Khashoggi - a ...


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1MDB from Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Malaysia has just filed a criminal case against Goldman Sachs for alleged money laundering and corruption ...

Chinese Firm partners with Nicox to develop glaucoma drug

VALBONNE, France - On Monday, Chinese firm Ocumension Technologies and French-based company Nicox confirmed A partnership in creating a new type ...

Pokemon Go maker's latest round of funding takes its value higher

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After investors pumped in more funds into the U.S. gaming startup Niantic last year, the developer behind ...

Swiss group ABB to sell its power grids division to Japan's Hitachi

ZURICH, Switzerland - In a bid to reduce costs and focus on areas like automation, the Swiss engineering group ABB ...

Jaguar Land Rover plans layoffs to combat Brexit, falling sales

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to ward off the threat from Brexit, Britain's biggest car maker Jaguar Land Rover ...

Google to bring thousands of new jobs to New York City

SAN JOSE, California - Google Hudson Square is coming to New York City, with an attaching price tag of more ...

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Trump weighs in on Flynn sentencing

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump wished good luck to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday, ...

Over 60 Al Shabaab militants killed in U.S. airstrikes in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. Military broke its previous record of the number of airstrikes conducted in Somalia targeting the ...

Bomb explodes outside Greek media office, wrecking major damage

ATHENS, Greece - In an incident that has been denounced across Greece as an "attack on democracy," a powerful bomb ...

UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

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Over 60 Al Shabaab militants killed in U.S. airstrikes in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. Military broke its previous record of the number of airstrikes conducted in Somalia targeting the ...


Zimbabwe inquiry finds army, police killed 6 protesters

Zimbabwe's military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post-election protests in the capital ...


Centre to reframe policy for rare diseases, files affidavit in HC

By Sushil Batra New Delhi [India], Dec 18 (ANI): The Central government has filed an affidavit in the Delhi High ...


$2.7 Billion Appeal Launched for South Sudanese Refugees

GENEVA The U.N. refugee agency is appealing for $2.7 billion to assist more than two million refugees from South Sudan. ...


Funding shortfall leaves South Sudanese refugees at risk

Three months after she was raped by armed men while fleeing violence in South Sudan, Vicky* was horrified to discover ...


Comoros court jails another 20 opposition figures

A court in Comoros has sentenced a top opposition figure to seven years behind bars for assault during a controversial ...


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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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