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Ebola Death Toll in DRC at 41 as New Drug in Use

BENI, DRC - Forty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in DRC, health authorities said on Tuesday, ...

Federer 'anxious' ahead of Cincinnati Open

London [UK], August 14 (ANI): Twenty-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer, who will be making his first hard-court appearance since ...

As 5-Year Anniversary of Rabaa Massacre Looms, Egypt Comes Under Fire

HAVANA - As the five-year anniversary of Egypt's Rabaa massacre comes Tuesday, some human rights groups say the country has ...

Mozambique Police Name 'Ringleaders' Behind Islamist Threat

MAPUTO - Mozambique's security forces have identified six men they regard as the ringleaders of a nascent Islamist insurgency that ...

South Africa's Rand Falls to 2-Year Low As Turkey Rout Spreads

JPHANNESBURG - South Africa's rand plunged more than 10 percent to a 2-year low against the dollar early on Monday ...

Turkey Announces 'Action Plan' to Ease Market Concerns

Asian and European markets were rattled by the Turkish lira's record low of 7.24 to the dollar overnight. The markets ...

India can still bounce back: Chahal

London [UK], August 13 (ANI): Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal opined that the Indian team still has an opportunity to make ...

Akila Dananjaya achieves career-best 21st ODI ranking

Dubai [United Arab Emirates], August 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has jumped twenty places to reach the career-best ...

Smith's experience is useful for team: Jason holder

Barbados [West Indies], August 13 (ANI): West Indies bowler Jason Holder, who is leading Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean ...

Erdogan Says Lira Crash 'Political Plot' Against Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said the crash of the Turkish lira, sparked by a bitter dispute with the ...

Concern Grows over Fate of Chinese Professor

More than 150 alumni of China's Shandong University have written an open letter, urging the school to ensure the personal ...

Malians Vote in Presidential Runoff

Malians voted in a presidential runoff election Sunday amid heavy security to thwart violence, deciding whether to hand incumbent Ibrahim ...

Nobel Prize-Winning Author V.S. Naipaul Dies; He Was 85

LONDON - V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose celebrated writing and brittle, provocative personality drew admiration and revulsion in ...

IOM: Libya Struggling With High Numbers of Migrants in Detention

GENEVA - The International Organization for Migration reports its voluntary repatriation program in Libya is unable to keep pace with ...

Malians Will Go to Polls Amid Terror Threats

When Malians go to the polls in the country's runoff presidential election on Sunday, threats of terror attacks again will ...

USAG RP leaders visit Germersheim, Coleman

GERMERSHEIM, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz leadership received an immersion tour of Germersheim Army Depot and Coleman Work Site, ...

South Africa bat, Dinesh Chandimal returns to action

3:00 AM ET South Africa chose to bat v Sri Lanka JP Duminy has won South Africa's second toss on ...

Thousands of Daesh Fighters Remain in Syria, Iraq: UN

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Despite their defeat, an estimated 20,000-30,000 Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) fighters are still in Syria and Iraq, ...

CSA could be forced to reconsider SuperSport equity deal

11:38 AM ET Cricket South Africa's board will be asked to reconsider its equity deal with SuperSport for a new ...

Sellout crowd awaits postscript match of the tour

South Africa LWLWW In the spotlight Acting captain Quinton de Kock did just about everything in his power to keep ...

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Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

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Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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