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What it would take to break the impasse in Cameroon's deadly crisis

Felix Agbor Balla Nkongho is a leading Cameroonian lawyer and award-winning human rights advocate. Nkongho was detained for nine months ...

Why women are better investors than men - study

Women outperform men by 1.8% when it comes to investment performance, according to a 2018 study by the Warwick Business ...

Brazilian Troops Begin Deploying to Fight Amazon Fires

Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the ...

Fernando Torres an absoulute legend of football, says Diego Simeone

Leeds [UK], Aug 25 (ANI): Former Argentine footballer Diego Simeone has hailed Spain's Fernando Torres, saying "the striker is an ...

The Amazon is on fire ? here are 5 things you need to know

Record fires are raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge ...

'Under no condition' EU agrees to reinvite Russia to G7, says Tusk

Paris [France], Aug 25 (ANI): European Council President Donald Tusk on Saturday said that the European Union (EU) can "under ...

Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows

Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops ...

Iranian Oil Tanker Changes Listed Destination To Turkey

An Iranian-flagged oil tanker that has been pursued by the United States in the Mediterranean Sea for weeks says it ...

US dollar weakens amid concerns over trade tensions with China

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 24 (ANI): The US dollar on Friday (local time) fell sharply amid concerns over country's recent ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro prepares to send army to fight Amazon fires

Brasilia [Brazil], Aug 24 (ANI): Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian ...

Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon ...

Iran's FM Zarif Calls Nuclear Talks With France's Macron 'Productive'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says talks with French President Emanuel Macron aimed at rescuing a 2015 international deal ...

JSE softer as bearish sentiment persists

The JSE had another tough session as it closed weaker on Friday as sentiment remained mostly bearish across all the ...

France's Macron To Meet Iranian FM In Bid To Save Nuclear Deal

French President Emmanuel Macron has scheduled a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a bid to save ...

Q&A: What's behind the rand's severe wobbles?

The rand in recent weeks weakened to above R15/$, which analysts have attributed to international developments such as trade war ...

US-China Trade War Is Good News for Some Countries

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CALIF. - As with any war, there are winners and losers. That is also the case with the ...

Ukraine, Russia Reportedly Preparing To Exchange Dozens Of Prisoners

Kyiv and Moscow are reportedly preparing a prisoner exchange that would see each side swapping 33 detainees, possibly including Ukrainian ...

The Amazon is on fire - here are 5 things you need to know

Record fires are raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge ...

As Global Economic Picture Dims, Solutions Seem Out of Reach

WASHINGTON - As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the ...

Soviet Symbols Aren't 'Funny,' Lithuania Tells Amazon

Lithuania has urged American online retailer Amazon to stop selling clothing featuring the hammer and sickle and other Soviet symbols, ...

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G7 to have emergency session on fires in Amazon

BRASILIA, Brazil - Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair ...

African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...

After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...

Rins pips Marquez on line for British MotoGP victory

London - Alex Rins won the British MotoGP in dramatic fashion catching world champion Marc Marquez to the finish line ...

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