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Dye Artisans Keep Ancestors' Traditions Alive

Dodging waves at low tide, a barefooted, shirtless Mixtec man is carefully walking along the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico. ...


Murder mystery: Man found dead at his Kenton-on-Sea home

A case of murder is under investigation following the discovery of a man in his 50s at his home in ...


Women using heroin in Kenya: why it's important to intervene early in life

Heroin is the main drug taken by injection in Kenya. Mostly found and used in Kenya's big cities - Mombasa ...


Group wants convicted Dutch arms dealer expelled from SA

The Southern African Litigation Centre asked a court to cancel the South African residence permit of a Dutch businessman and ...


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Optimism on Brexit drive U.S., European markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about a trade deal between the U.S. and China and increasing hopes Boris Johnson ...

San Francisco-based Patreon opens new European HQ in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Patreon, the crowdfunding membership and payment platform for independent artists is expanding its international footprint with the ...

Japanese shares in demad after 3-day break

SYDNEY, Australia - Japanese investors weighed into stocks on Tuesday, after an extended weekend break.Trading for the first since since ...

Skepticism on first phase of U.S.-China trade deal hits Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Monday, ending a run of 3 days of ...

U.S. central bank to spend billions on treasury bills

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve will begin buying $60 billion of Treasury bills a month."These actions are purely ...

Chinese stocks make gains after Friday's partial trade deal

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a quiet day on Monday in Asia with Japanese markets closed.There was some headway on ...

International

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'Our rights come from God almighty,' Trump tells faithful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up his defensive rhetoric as his presidency become more and more ...

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine says Trump orchestrated her removal

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump that ...

US Will Impose 'Big Sanctions' Against Turkey for Onslaught on Kurds

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday promised "big sanctions" against Turkey for its invasion into northern Syria against Kurdish fighters, ...

Russian president in Riyadh with relations at unprecedented high

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Saudi Arabia on his first state visit to the ...

Son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden goes on the attack

WASHINGTON, DC - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's son on Sunday rejected claims of wrongdoing in relation to his ...

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Nigeria's Land Borders Closed to All Goods, CustomsChief Says

ABUJA / LONDON - Nigeria has closed its land borders to all movement of goods and has no timeline for ...


Concentration camps have deep roots in liberal democracies

The New York Times recently reported that U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to authorize shooting Central American migrants in the ...


PSG credits Capitec for growth in otherwise gloomy conditions

Investments in companies like Capitec Bank helped investment holding company PSG Group [JSE:PSG] grow earnings in an otherwise gloomy economy, ...


Russia Moves to Fill Void Left by US in Northern Syria

CEYLANPINAR, TURKEY - Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying ...


Botswana defends elephant hunts

Botswana's decision to reintroduce elephant hunting was necessary to protect its people and environment, and hasn't adversely affected the $2bn ...


Post Office losses widen to more than R1bn as mail volumes decline

Losses at the SA Post Office increased by R95m, to R1.1bn, for the 2018/19 financial year.The Portfolio Committee on Communications ...


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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 ...

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