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Why Britain should immediately withdraw from Mauritius' Chagos Islands

Britain is on the cusp of decolonising Mauritius - again. The first attempt at decolonisation took place in 1968 but ...


UAE, Ukraine to Start Talks on Bilateral Trade Deal

The United Arab Emirates and Ukraine on Monday announced their intention to start negotiations on a bilateral trade deal, expected ...


South Africa's Ramaphosa Awaits ANC Panel Decision on His Fate

JOHANNESBURG - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's fate was hanging in the balance on Monday ahead of a meeting of ...


Shafali Verma to lead Indian U-19 team in Women's World Cup 2023

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 5 (ANI): The All-India Women's Selection Committee has picked India U19 Women's squad for the upcoming ...


Saudi Prince Seeks Mideast Leadership, Independence With Xi's Visit

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hosts China's leader this week at a delicate moment in U.S.-Saudi ...


Lance Morris, Michael Neser earn Australia Test call-up against West Indies

Adelaide [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Australia have moved quickly to provide cover for ailing skipper Pat Cummins with uncapped quick ...


World Bank: Indian migrant workers from Singapore, other countries send home record USD100 billion in 2022

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, December 5 (ANI): A World Bank report published last week revealed that remittance flows to India ...


Flash Flood Kills 9at ReligiousGathering in South Africa

Johannesburg - At least nine people died and eight others were missing in South Africa after a flash flood swept ...


Delegates consider India's G20 presidency to come up with solutions on issues of climate, economic growth

By Ayushi AgarwalUdaipur (Rajasthan) [India], December 5 (ANI): Sherpas and delegates of countries attending the first Sherpa of India's G20 ...


South Africa's Ramaphosa Says ANC Executive to Decide His Fate

JOHANNESBURG - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday it was up to the governing party's national executive to ...


Study sheds light on origins of Omicron virus

Berlin [Germany], December 4 (ANI): The SARS-CoV-2 subtype, later termed "Omicron," was discovered a year ago in South Africa and ...


Africa

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Exxon Mobil closing oil division in Equatorial Guinea in 2026

IRVING, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea in West Africa after its license expires ...

Why women sometimes stay with abusers: insights from a Nigerian study

Domestic violence is a public health problem in most parts of the world. A 2021 United Nations report showed that ...

Why Britain should immediately withdraw from Mauritius' Chagos Islands

Britain is on the cusp of decolonising Mauritius - again. The first attempt at decolonisation took place in 1968 but ...

Sudan's military and political rulers sign deal

The agreement ends a standoff that began with a coup in 2021 and involved the US and RussiaThe Sudanese military ...

How pastoral farming can help to avoid a biodiversity crisis

The world is losing its biodiversity. An estimated 41,000 animal species are now threatened with extinction. World leaders will convene ...

Nigerian Police Search for 13 Worshippers Abducted from Mosque

Abuja, Nigeria - Nigerian police in northwest Katsina state say they have rescued four people abducted by gunmen from a ...

Business

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Pfizer to spend $2.5 bln to expand Belgium, Irish factories

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer is set to invest more than $2.5 billion in its drug manufacturing operations in ...

Manufacturers predict US baby formula shortage to continue

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The infant formula shortage that has persisted in the U.S. for nearly a year, is ...

Apple returns to Twitter after Musk meeting with Tim Cook

Apple has "fully resumed" advertising on the Twitter social media platform, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing CEO Elon Musk's comments ...

Amtrak reports jump in riders, increased spending on infrastructure

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to U.S. rail company Amtrak, its ridership has nearly returned to pre-COVID-19 levels, rising by more than ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

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UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...


Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...


Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...


In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...


Request made for fast-tracking promising Alzheimer's drug

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to trial data contained in a report presented this week, an experimental Alzheimer's drug from Eisai and ...


New York mayor: some mentally ill homeless to be hospitalized

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a plan to tackle "a crisis we ...


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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 ...