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Yankees transfer 3B Josh Donaldson to IL (shoulder inflammation)

The New York Yankees transferred third baseman Josh Donaldson from the COVID-19 injured list to the 10-day injured list due ...

Rights office welcomes Zambia's pledge to abolish the death penalty

Zambia's plan to abolish the death penalty adds to the growing global chorus against the practice, the UN Human Rights ...

Dozen Journalists Held in Ethiopia Crackdown

Nairobi, Kenya - At least a dozen journalists have been detained in a wave of arrests in Ethiopia, media workers ...

Main focus of Vice President's visit to Sengal, Gabon is Francophone countries: MEA

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): The main focus of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu's visit to Senegal and Gabon is ...

'We Don't Have Food': African Leaders Meet as Crises Grow

DJIBO, Burkina Faso - African leaders gathered for a summit Friday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to address growing humanitarian needs ...

We Don't Have Food': African Leaders Meet as Crises Grow

DJIBO, Burkina Faso - African leaders gathered for a summit Friday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to address growing humanitarian needs ...

WHO: Nearly 200 Cases of Monkeypox in More Than 20 Countries

London - The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries ...

Safety of Senegal's Hospitals Questioned After Infant Deaths

TIVAOUANE, Senegal - Senegal's president, Macky Sall, has fired the health minister and called for three days of mourning following ...

Bank Predicts Slower Economic Growth, Rising Inflation in Africa

According to the latest African Economic Outlook report by the African Development Bank, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and lingering effects ...

Nobel Laureate Denounces Rape as Weapon of War

WASHINGTON - When asked if he is afraid for his life, Dr. Denis Mukwege responded candidly: 'I am human.' Due ...

Vice President Naidu to address business roundtable during Qatar visit

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): During his visit to Qatar, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will address the India-Qatar ...

Africa is 'priority continent' for India, huge potential to join collaboration in resource exploration: MEA

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Terming Africa a priority continent for India, the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday ...

Somalia's new president Hassan Sheikh: his strengths and weaknesses

Somalia has a new president. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud beat the incumbent Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo in a long-delayed election. It's not ...

Cameroon, Gabon Agree to Better Demarcate Border, Stop Conflict

YAOUND√Č, CAMEROON - Officials from Gabon and Cameroon have agreed to retrace their nearly 300-kilometer border and to stop frequent ...

Vice President Naidu expected to launch India-Qatar Startup Bridge during visit to Qatar

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): During his upcoming visit to Qatar, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is expected to ...

Sudan Women's Activist Wins Human Rights Prize

Khartoum, SUDAN - Sudanese women's activist Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders ...

Western leaders have many complexes Lavrov

Their neocolonialist policies are driven by delusions of grandeur and a sense of entitlement, Russia's top diplomat tells RTWestern leaders ...

Domestic violence and work status: which Nigerian women are most at risk

One in four women in Nigeria has experienced abuse from her intimate partner in her life. Globally, the figure is ...

UN peacekeeping in Africa is working better than you might think

Media headlines often make it seem as if peacekeeping is not going well; they tend to highlight violence, displacement and ...

Western leaders have many phobias Lavrov

Their neocolonialist policies are driven by delusions of grandeur and a sense of entitlement, Russia's top diplomat tells RTWestern leaders ...

China's Foreign Minister Starts Pacific Tour in Solomons

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and a 20-strong delegation arrived Thursday in the Solomon Islands at ...

Nigerian Albinos Demand Authorities Restore Free Cancer Treatment

Abuja, Nigeria  - Nigerian Cynthia Ukachi, who has albinism, first noticed the changes on her skin in 2018. When she ...

China's arms sales diplomacy failing due to trust deficit in Beijing's defence contracts

Beijing [China], May 27 (ANI): With China expecting a surge in demand for Chinese arms and ammunition from several countries ...

Rangers explode in the ninth to beat Athletics

Adolis Garcia doubled home pinch runner Eli White from first base in the ninth inning and Nathaniel Lowe followed with ...

Rangers unload in the ninth to beat Athletics

Adolis Garcia doubled home pinch runner Eli White from first base in the ninth inning and Nathaniel Lowe followed with ...

Brittany Altomare upsets Minjee Lee at LPGA Match-Play

Brittany Altomare erased a three-hole deficit and stunned top-seeded Minjee Lee of Australia 2 and 1 on Thursday in the ...

Turkish Officials Claim Capture of New Islamic State Leader

washington - The reign of new Islamic State terror group leader Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi may be over, less than ...

Scottie Scheffler, Patrick Reed among 8 tied for Charles Schwab lead

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler was one of eight golfers to shoot a 4-under-par 66 Thursday in the first round ...

Chinese envoy criticizes US for failure as penholder on issue of South Sudan sanctions

New York [US], May 27 (ANI/Xinhua): A Chinese envoy on Thursday criticized the United States for failing to fulfill its ...

Gay dating app warns users about monkeypox

Grindr has alerted European users to the risk of monkeypox despite experts insisting it's not an STDGay dating app Grindr ...

Military history is repeating for Russia under Putin's regime of thieves

In explaining the reasons for Russia's unexpected military weakness in Ukraine, few have expressed it better than The Economist. The ...

US Offers $2M for Kenyans Wanted for Drug, Wildlife Trade

Nairobi - The United States has announced rewards of up to $1 million each for information leading to the arrest ...

Zimbabwe President Praises China, Slams West in Column

Johannesburg, South Africa - If there's a new cold war brewing and both China and the United States are trying ...

No Doubt About it: Zimbabwe President Pro-China, Anti-US

Johannesburg, South Africa - If there's a new cold war brewing and both China and the United States are trying ...

Indian Army troops, part of UN peacekeepers defend armed attack on Congolese Army

Kinshasa [DRC], May 26 (ANI): The Indian army and troops of other nationalities under the UN flag fended off an ...

Moody's upgrades Bharti Airtel rating to investment-grade

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service on Thursday upgraded the ratings of telecom operator Bharti Airtel to ...

Gaby Lewis to lead Ireland women in series against South Africa

Dublin [Ireland], May 26 (ANI): Batter Gaby Lewis has been appointed as Ireland women's team captain for the upcoming multi-format ...

Death and horror in real time prove our almost limitless capacity for evil

The human affinity for blood sport is both ancient and long standing. But there is an even more distressing angle ...

Ghanaian women in dance reality show challenge stereotypes about obesity

Since the debut of Big Brother Africa in South Africa in 2003, reality television shows have become a common feature ...

Super Afro Soul: the music of Orlando Julius, titan of Nigerian music

Highlife crooner and Afrobeat singer Orlando Julius Aremu Olusanya Ekemode died, according to his wife

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After earlier accepting 1 million migrants, Greece closes borders, sea

ATHENS, Greece: After a sharp increase in attempted entries by migrants through its Aegean islands and land border with Turkey ...

Hong Kong Catholic cardinal urges end to deal with China and Vatican

HONG KONG: In his first public remarks since he was arrested under Hong Kong's National Security Law earlier this month, ...

Bill to close media agencies begins way through Russian parliament

MOSCOW, Russia: Following the closure of a number of Russian state news outlets in the West, this week the Russian ...

UK, Lithuania boost defense cooperation to counter Russian aggression

LONDON, England: A joint declaration to boost defense and security collaboration was signed between Britain and Lithuania this week. London ...

In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...

Britain says arm Moldova to prepare for Russian invasion

LONDON, England: The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has proposed that Britain send modern weaponry ...

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