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CAR rebel chief held in Chad, says government

A veteran leader of one of the militia that control most of the Central Africa Republic (CAR) has been arrested ...


Zimbabwean police beat opposition supporters after rally ban

Zimbabwean riot police fired tear gas and beat opposition supporters on Wednesday after barring a planned address by the main ...


Zimbabwe Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up Opposition Rally

HARARE - Police in Zimbabwe used tear gas and water cannons Wednesday to break up an opposition rally of about ...


China accuses Zimbabwe of understating developmental support

China has accused the Zimbabwean government of understating the extent of its bilateral support, after budget figures released last week ...


International

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Man who hacked official U.S. websites had grudge against police

AKRON, Ohio - For a few days in 2017, visitors to the websites for the city of Akron, Ohio, and ...

Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...

Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Business

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U.S. markets decline in line with global slide

NEW YORK, New York - Sellers continued to dominate on Wall Street on Wednesday as prospects for a U.S. trade ...

Chinese rural sector to benefit from ADB and Alibaba tie-up

BEIJING, China - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Alibaba are joining forces to support China's rural vitalization plan.ADB Vice-President ...

Stocks in Asia broadly lower, greenback steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the skids on Wednesday following the U.S. president's latest change of tune ...

East Asian corporate bonds now total $5.8 trillion

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of this year ...

U.S. president unexpectedly rattles investors over trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks were weaker on Tuesday. Tech shares made modest gains.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

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Africa

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Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Myanmar's Defense in Genocide Case at ICJ

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi will lead the country's defense against allegations of genocide at the International Court of ...


SA tourism hamstrung by safety and security issues

The issue of safety and security has become a severe threat to South Africa's very important tourism sector, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, ...


Nigerian president launches campaign against defecation in public

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday announced a campaign to end defecation in public, in a country where tens of ...


Peace activist killed by 'stray bullet' in Somalia

A prominent rights activist was shot dead in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, with security officials suggesting she had been ...


DA condemns SA's legitimisation of Zimbabwean 'strong man politics'

As Zimbabwean police clamped down on the opposition party MDC, the DA condemned the "legitimisation of strong man politics by ...


Extinction of ice age giants likely drove surviving animals apart

As the world grapples with an extinction crisis, our large mammals are among the most endangered. These threatened species - ...


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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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