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38 killed in attacks on Mali villages

Bamako - Thirty-eight people were killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, ...


India extends $15 mn assistance to Niger for holding AU summit

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): India has extended USD 15 million assistance to Niger for organising the African Union ...


How Africa Cup of Nations debutants fared

Johannesburg - Placings of Africa Cup of Nations debutants between first edition in 1957 and most recent tournament two years ...


Gunmen kill 38 in attack on two villages in central Mali

Bamako [Mali], Jun 19 (ANI): At least 38 people were killed and several others sustained injuries in an attack carried ...


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Ireland gets boost from Brexit, thousands of jobs, scores of projects

DUBLIN, Ireland - IDA Ireland says Brexit has boosted new projects which have added thousands of Jobs since the UK ...

Investors bid up stocks in Asia

HONG KONG - Share in Asia continued higher on Thursday while the U.S. dollar sell-off extended.By the close on Thursday ...

U.S. dollar slides despite Fed leaving rates unchanged

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar fell sharply on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signalled it is moving ...

China remains largest bond issuer in East Asia

MANILA, Philippines - Local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia continued to expand over the first quarter of 2019 ...

Solid gains in Asia Wednesday following rally on Wall St

HONG KONG - Asian stock markets soared on Wednesday, taking their cue from American and European stocks that shot sharply ...

Global stocks rally on renewed U.S.-China trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. and Europe made sold gains on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald ...

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U.S., Iranian forces dispute location of drone when attacked

WASHINGTON DC - The United States military has confirmed a U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton drone has been shot down by ...

UN Special Rapporteur delivers report on Khasoggi killing

GENEVA, Switzerland - Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a premeditated extrajudicial execution, for which Saudi Arabia is ...

New acting U.S. Secretary of Defense to lean on NATO in first week

WASHINGTON DC - The new acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper will land in the hot seat next week and will ...

Traumatic times for Syrians as war continues unabated

NEW YORK, New York - Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped ...

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video sentenced for 21 months

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Philip Arps, a man from New Zealand, has been jailed for 21 months after sending the ...

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Egypt's Mohammed Morsi buried in Cairo after death in trial

CAIRO, Egypt - The former Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, is now buried after he died in court after suffering a ...


WFP accused of negligence over Uganda food aid deaths

A drought-stricken region of Uganda is still searching for answers several months after four people died and hundreds were sickened ...


Here's how arousal impacts physiological synchrony in relationships

Washington D.C. [USA], June 20 (ANI): As part of a recent study, a team of researchers examined how arousal impacts ...


How Museveni has twisted Uganda's constitution to cling to power

For a period of time between 1986 and the early 2000s Uganda was considered to be a country committed to ...


Farewell to Ndikho Xaba -- a little known genius of South African music

It's the late 1990s at the Windybrow Theatre in Johannesburg. I'm with an American-born friend whose jazz tastes were shaped ...


Growth in global financial wealth ground to a halt in 2018

Gains in personal wealth globally ground to a near-halt in 2018, rising just 1.6% for the weakest growth in five ...


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