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Algeria jails 22 protesters over Berber flags

Twenty-two Algerian demonstrators were handed one-year jail sentences on Tuesday for "undermining national unity" by bearing the Berber minority's flag ...


Refugee sit-in: Demonstration not illegal, say the police

The police believe refugees who are staging a protest outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) offices in ...


Farming in South Africa is under threat from climate change. Here's how

There's an assumption in the agricultural industry that the yields and prices of crops will vary according to local conditions ...


Telkom wants to buy Cell C - sources

Telkom [JSE: TKG] offered to buy Cell C and combine South Africa's two smallest mobile network operators to better compete ...


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On this day, Rohit Sharma registered highest individual score in ODIs

New Delhi [India], Nov 13 (ANI): It was on November 13, 2014, when opening batsman Rohit Sharma, popularly known as ...

Germany Donates Millions to WFP for South Sudan Flooding

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - Germany has donated $10.9 million to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to provide food ...

How Do You Save Endangered Gorillas With Lots of Human Help

KINIGI, RWANDA - Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a ...

Ghana Withdraws 'Premature' Kosovo Recognition

Ghana says it has reversed its recognition of Kosovo as an independent state.A November 11 statement from the Ghanaian Foreign ...

Algeria jails 22 protesters over Berber flags

Twenty-two Algerian demonstrators were handed one-year jail sentences on Tuesday for "undermining national unity" by bearing the Berber minority's flag ...

67 Ugandans arrested in gay-friendly bar charged with 'nuisance'

Sixty-seven people arrested by police in a Kampala bar popular with gays were charged with "common nuisance" on Tuesday, but ...

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4% GDP expected for Paraguay in 2020

ASUNCION, Paraguay - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team has concluded the economy in Parayguay, despite enduring a number of ...

Trump talks up China deal, markets reply ho hum

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks steadied on Tuesday with little incentive to push them in either direction.U.S. President ...

Australian stocks weaken, Japanese and Chinese shares steady

SYDNEY, Australia - There was a lot of indecision on Asian markets Tuesday, leading to a mixed close.The Australian All ...

Irish beef to be on menu for China-Ireland trade talks this week

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland is sending a trade delegation to China this week in a bid to cement trade ties ...

Wall Street slides as investors try and come to grips over trade talks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were weaker on Monday as the trade ructions with China continued, Moody's changed ...

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Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...


Unrest in South America resembles Arab Spring

The news that Bolivian President Evo Morales is resigning amid an election fraud scandal highlights an unfortunate reality about South ...


U.S. and China could split world economy in two

It's tempting to laugh off the U.S.-China trade dispute as a soap opera featuring men with big hair and bigger ...


Collision between 2 trains in Bangladesh leave many dead

DHAKA, Bangladesh - There has been a major loss of life and scores of people injured after a collision between ...


President Trump preparing to release transcript of second call

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland - U.S. President Donald Trump, contrary to reports, insists he wants his impeachment hearings public.Asked ...


Mixed feelings for East Germans as 30th anniversary passes

Thirty years ago, on November 9, with a sense of momentous events palpable in Berlin's famous air, East Germans began ...


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