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E Guinea fury as Brazil seizes $16m from visiting delegation

The tiny West African state of Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday demanded Brazil hand back more than $16m in cash and ...


Spreading Chinese influence raises eyebrows

HONG KONG, China, Sept 18 (ANI) - President Xi Jinping once uttered the ironic words, "The aim of liberating thought ...


Trial for Murder of Honduran Environmental Activist Delayed

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Honduras' supreme court indefinitely suspended the start of a trial Monday of eight men charged in the ...


Polio, measles vaccination campaign meets target in Brazil

The National Vaccination Campaign Against Measles and Poliomyelitis, recently conducted, met the goal of immunizing 95 percent of its target ...


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E Guinea fury as Brazil seizes $16m from visiting delegation

The tiny West African state of Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday demanded Brazil hand back more than $16m in cash and ...

Despite defeat, All Blacks still heavy RWC favourites

Cape Town - Despite their shock Rugby Championship defeat to the Springboks in Wellington last weekend, the All Blacks are ...

'Terrific honour' as Rassie named Barbarians coach

Cape Town - SA Rugby Director of Rugby and Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will take charge of the Barbarians for ...

Low-battery threat to some Boks

Cape Town - Can Rassie Erasmus force two more big Test weekends in a row out of some his most ...

Classrooms Near Empty as School Starts in Crisis-stricken Venezuela

CAUCAGUA, VENEZUELA - Venezuela's school year began on Monday with few students arriving in classrooms amid a crippling economic crisis ...

Former Argentina President Indicted on Corruption Charges

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's former president Cristina Fernandez was indicted on Monday on charges that her administration accepted bribes from ...

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India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks groupĀ is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

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Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...


China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...


Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...


Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...


King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...


Disaster declared in North Carolina as deaths from Florence

NORTH CAROLINA, U.S. - The death toll from tropical storm Florence, that has been lashing the mid-Atlantic coast of the ...


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