Fri, 24 May 2019

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Child migrants around the world are being denied their human rights

Abed - not his real name - had been in Paris after a treacherous overland journey from Afghanistan. He is ...


Eskom may be 'too big to fail' - but it's not alone

It's been a rough ride for Eskom, the country's state-owned electricity behemoth.Rolling blackouts due to aging infrastructure have shaved as ...


Beyond May: The Tory rivals jostling to be UK Prime Minister

Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to step down on June 7 has fired the starting gun for a Conservative Party ...


Pitso: Maybe Sundowns will be bored

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says the club welcomes the extended off-season break though returning to training ...


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Maduro Accuses US of Attacking Food Aid Program

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program ...

Smiles for miles as Blitzboks get ready for London Sevens

Cape Town - All the teams in the World Rugby Sevens Series play to their own beat, but few would ...

UNHCR: People Fleeing Venezuela Need Protection, Must Not Be Deported

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says the majority of Venezuelans fleeing worsening conditions in their country are in need ...

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

GENEVA - The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new ...

PSG's Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe

Paris - Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption in the bidding process for this year's ...

Marler joins Barbarians squad to face England

London - Harlequins prop Joe Marler has joined the Barbarians squad, who will line up against England on June 2.The ...

International

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U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...

Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

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U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...


Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...


Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...


Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...


India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...


Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...


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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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