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Polling Stations Near Empty in 2nd Round of Tunisia Election

Tunis - Tunisia looked set for an ultra-low election turnout again Sunday as a parliamentary election ended with critics of ...

Ramaphosa: South Africa Not Ditching Coal 'Just Like That'

Johannesburg - Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to ...

Women's U-19 team earns World Cup glory: A look at their journey

Potchefstroom [South Africa], January 29 (ANI): India put up a terrific display in the final against England to emerge as ...

WHO: Over 1.6B People Infected with Neglected Tropical Diseases

Geneva - Ahead of World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day Monday, the World Health Organization is calling for action to tackle ...

Tanzanian delegation lauds PM Modi for people-centric governance

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], January 29 (ANI): The Tanzanian delegation has appreciated the efforts of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ...

These are the moments when one's lost for words: Zimbabwe's Sikandar Raza on receiving T20I, ODI Team of the Year caps

Harare [Zimbabwe], January 29 (ANI): Star Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza expressed happiness at receiving his caps for the ICC T20I ...

Few Voting in Tunisian Election Amid Rise in President's Powers

Tunis - Tunisian polling stations were quiet on Sunday for runoffs in a parliamentary election that drew only 11% turnout ...

Sri Lankan selection committee on verge of overhaul following poor T20 World Cup

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 29 (ANI): A little over four months after clinching the Asia Cup, the Sri Lankan team ...

Who can visit Russia WITHOUT a VISA in 2023

Residents of some 25 countries enjoy a visa-free regime with Russia. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)Citizens of most of ...

Al-Shabab's Grip on Somalia Loosening

Minneapolis - In Somalia, al-Qaida-affiliated militant group al-Shabab has been on a gradual retreat for months, and this could be ...

Australia sweat over fitness of Green, Starc ahead of Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Sydney [Australia], January 29 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Cameron Green might come up short on his bowling fitness as he eyes ...

Burkina Rally Celebrate Word That French Troops Will Leave

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Thousands of demonstrators rallied in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, on Saturday in support of the ruling ...

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Slain Eswatini Political Activist

Manzini, Eswatini - Hundreds of people, including foreign diplomats and activists, paid homage Saturday to a human rights lawyer who ...

Italy, Libya Sign $8B Gas Deal as PM Meloni Visits Tripoli

CAIRO - Italy's prime minister held talks in Libya Saturday with officials from the country's west-based government focusing on energy ...

Elephant extinction could have major impact on atmospheric carbon levels: Study

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): Researchers report that elephants play a key role in creating forests which store more atmospheric ...

EU threatens migrants home countries

Nations have been warned to take back their citizens or face restrictions on visa issuanceCountries that refuse to accept their ...

Children Denied Same Access to Treatment for HIV/AIDS as Adults

GENEVA - The U.N.'s main AIDS program says thousands of children are dying from HIV/AIDS because, unlike adults, they do ...

Eritrea Troops Still on Ethiopian Soil: US

NAIROBI - A senior U.S. official said Saturday that Eritrean troops are still in Ethiopia although they have moved back ...

Jacques Kallis, Brett Lee, Ross Taylor confirm participation for LLC Masters

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, former New Zealand batter Ross Taylor, Australian pace ...

Was overcome with emotions, been a turbulent few months, England's Jason Roy after ton against South Africa

Bloemfontein [South Africa], January 28 (ANI): England batter Jason Roy admitted on Saturday that he was overcome with emotions after ...

IndianOil chairman flags off export consignment of Aviation gasoline to Papua New Guinea

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): IndianOil chairman, S M Vaidya on Saturday flagged off the first export consignment of ...

India thrash South Africa 5-2 in classification match, finish ninth in Men's Hockey World Cup

Rourkela (Odisha) [India], January 28 (ANI): Skipper Harmanpreet Singh, Akashdeep, Shamsher Singh were among the goal scorers as India thrashed ...

He's Close to Us: Wheelchair Users in Africa Await Pope

GOMA, Congo - When Pope Francis arrives in Congo and South Sudan next week, thousands of people will take special ...

UN Weekly Roundup: Jan. 21-27, 2023

united nations - Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this ...

SA vs ENG, 1st ODI: Jason Roy's ton in vain as Proteas receive World Cup boost

Bloemfontein [South Africa], January 28 (ANI): South Africa spoilt Jofra Archer's return to international cricket and boosted their own chances ...

'Remember the Titans' screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard dies at 70

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The award-winning screenwriter of "Remember the Titans," Gregory Allen Howard, died in Miami, Florida, following ...

Blood sugar monitoring devices create usage problems for adults

Indianapolis [US], January 27 (ANI): Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute showed that continuous glucose monitors and other wearable devices present ...

South Africa Battles Drownings With Survival Pools

cape town, south africa - A red shipping container lies in a school playground in a small South African town.The ...

Mercury helps to detail Earth's most massive extinction event: Research

Connecticut [US], January 28 (ANI): The Latest Permian Mass Extinction (LPME), which killed between 80 and 90 per cent of ...

Parents of Tyre Nichols Call for Peaceful Protests in Memphis

The stepfather of Tyre Nichols, the 29-year-old man beaten to death following a traffic stop earlier this month, called for ...

Clerics in Somalia Vow to Counter Al-Shabab

MOGADISHU, Somalia - More than 300 Muslim clerics meeting in Somalia's capital this week have declared their support for the ...

Germany apologizes after African Union accuses it of insult

The Foreign Ministry made a botched joke about Russia's foreign minister visiting the continent ?not to see leopards?Germany's attempt to ...

15th BRICS summit to take place in South Africa's Durban in late August this year

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): The 15th BRICS summit is all set to take place in South Africa's Durban ...

ICRC to boost cooperation with China on humanitarian aid

© Provided by Xinhua Mardini named China "a key player in the international arena" which has "played a very positive ...

Cameroon's Media Community Mourns Killing of Radio Journalist

Yaoundé, Cameroon - Cameroon journalists are calling for an investigation and say their profession is in danger after a popular ...

2,000 Nigerian Refugees Leaving Cameroon but Majority to Stay

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Hundreds of Nigerian refugees who fled Boko Haram terrorism to northern Cameroon started returning home this week, ...

EU's Borrell Urges South Africa to Get Russia to End Ukraine War

JOHANNESBURG - The European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell visited South Africa on Friday, urging Pretoria to use its ...

Reprisals Feared in Nigeria after Bombing of 40 Pastoralists

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Officials in Nigeria say the death toll from an attack on animal herders has risen to 40. ...

1st edition of the Indo-Egypt joint training exercise Cyclone culminates in Rajasthan

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The inaugural edition of the Indo-Egypt joint training exercise Cyclone on Friday culminated in ...

Somaliland's oil find could reset the regional balance: here's how

The presence of oil in Somaliland has been confirmed by a recent exploration. The discovery has raised the stakes in ...

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Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

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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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