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Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working

Since the November 2017 coup that toppled Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe and the elections in 2018, the regime of President ...


Manchester United 'disgusted' by racist abuse of Pogba

London - Manchester United said they "utterly condemn" the racist abuse their World Cup-winning midfielder Paul Pogba received after he ...


Premier League: Manchester United, Wolves play out a draw

Wolverhampton [UK], Aug 20 (ANI): Manchester United and Wolves FC played out a 1-1 draw at the Molineux Stadium in ...


Oxfordshire no longer 'measles-free' after increase in cases across UK

THE UK is no longer "measles-free" due toan increase in the number of cases. ...


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Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Business

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U.S. stocks gain, Dow jumps 241 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as retailers reported positive earnings and the minutes of ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...

UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

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Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...


Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...


Jamie Foxx defends Sela Vave after they were seen holding hands

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 22 (ANI): Jamie Foxx defended singer Sela Vave after they were spotted holding hands in Los ...


Macron: Russia Can't Return To G8 Format Before Ukraine Crisis Solved

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that readmitting Russia into the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations without resolving ...


Thomas eyes FedEx Cup jackpot at Tour Championship

Los Angeles - Justin Thomas will start with a two-shot cushion as he aims to crown his season with victory ...


How humble Hong Kong Sevens shaped world rugby

Hong Kong - As Japan gears up to host Asia's first Rugby World Cup, they might give a nod of ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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