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Protest Turns Violent Amidst Rising Petrol Prices in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Because of a government-induced rise in fuel prices, protesters in Zimbabwe have taken to the streets to ...


UN to Zimbabwe: Stop Violent Crackdown Against Protesters

GENEVA The U.N. human rights office is calling on Zimbabwean security forces to stop their violent crackdown on people protesting ...


Zimbabwe, DR Congo Top Human Rights Watchdog Concerns

JOHANNESBURG The human rights issues of 2018 have spilled over into current events, particularly in two African nations, rights advocates ...


Zimbabwe Slowly Returns to Normalcy After Violent Protests

HARARE, ZIMBABWE Zimbabwe was calm Thursday after three days of protests that turned violent and saw authorities shut down internet ...


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Trump unveils first overhaul of missile defense review in a decade

WASHINGTON, U.S. - After a year of delay, the U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled the country's first overhaul of American ...

Trump could meet North Korea's lead negotiator for talks on summit

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his first visit to Washington since last June, North Korea's lead nuclear diplomacy negotiator arrived in ...

Giuliani changes stance on collusion, doubts campaign aides

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a shocking about-face, the U.S. President Donald Trump's top lawyer Rudy Giuliani has changed his stance ...

Zimbabwe fuel price hike: Hundreds arrested, internet shutdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe - The Zimbabwe government's violent crackdown on protests triggered by the country's President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to raise ...

Tunisia witnesses massive, nationwide strikes by workers over pay

TUNIS, Tunisia - Thousands of workers participated in a one-day nationwide strike organized by Tunisia’s largest union, which brought transportation ...

Canadian student on jet had to be handcuffed after indecent assaults

ADELAIDE, Australia - A Canadian man had to be restrained and handcuffed on a flight from Hong Kong to Australia ...

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Stocks in Asia on the move on back of Wall Street Journal report

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets rallied on Friday following the publication of a positive report by a newspaper close ...

Dow Jones gains 163 points Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on the back of good employment figures and anticipation of ...

Netflix subscribers in the U.S. impacted by price hike

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In what came as the company's biggest increase since being launched, Netflix has decided to hike prices ...

NBCUniversal's new streaming service to be launched in 2020

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a bid to compete with services like Netflix and Amazon that have been dominating the ...

U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week

WASHINGTON DC - The Labor Department on Thursday delivered some good news on the employment front. The jobs market remains ...

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Zimbabwe fuel price hike: Hundreds arrested, internet shutdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe - The Zimbabwe government's violent crackdown on protests triggered by the country's President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to raise ...


Tunisia witnesses massive, nationwide strikes by workers over pay

TUNIS, Tunisia - Thousands of workers participated in a one-day nationwide strike organized by Tunisia’s largest union, which brought transportation ...


Canadian government appalled at kidnapping and killing of citizen

  OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, West Africa - Canada has condemned the killing of the vice president of Vancouver-based private gold ...


Protest Turns Violent Amidst Rising Petrol Prices in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Because of a government-induced rise in fuel prices, protesters in Zimbabwe have taken to the streets to ...


Kenya suffers deadly Al Shabaab attack: Seven killed

NAIROBI, Kenya - The Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group, Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack at a luxury ...


Protester's Funeral Becomes New Flashpoint in Sudan Unrest

KHARTOUM Sudanese police shot live ammunition on Friday as mourners gathered outside the home of a 60-year-old protester who died ...


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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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