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Africa

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As Forgiveness Sweeps Ethiopia, Some Wonder About Justice

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No ...

Indian Rupee Falls to All-time Low Against Dollar

NEW DELHI - The Indian rupee fell to an all-time low Tuesday against the U.S. dollar amid worries that Turkey's ...

Malta Lets Rescue Ship Dock after EU States Agree to Take Migrants

VALLETTA/MADRID - Malta said on Tuesday it would allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, which has been barred for four ...

Libyan Militia Evict 1,900 Minority Tawergha from IDP Camp

GENEVA - The United Nations refugee agency says nearly 2,000 members of a persecuted ethnic minority group in Libya fled ...

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, ...

UN: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Extremists In Syria, Iraq

Despite the military defeat of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and most of Syria, the extremist group still has ...

International

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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 ...

Movie Review

sex, lies, and videotape
When talking about American independent cinema, there is before Steven Soderbergh's sex, lies, and videotape and after. Debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in 1989, Soderbergh's debut feature, shot for just over $1.25 million when he was 26 years old ...

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Ireland's Keywords Studios acquires Canada's Snowed In

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following its successful acquisition of Hollywood-based Blindlight, Irish video-gaming company Keywords Studios has now announced its latest accomplishment. Keywords r ...

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