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Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa's last colony

Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national ...


Riots and looting over mandatory vaccine rule

Protests against Covid restrictions on the French island of Martinique descended into looting and violence on Wednesday, with barricades being ...


U19 WC: CA announce 37-player training squad

Melbourne [Australia], November 25 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Thursday announced a 37-player training squad ahead of the ICC Under 19 ...


Haiti Prime Minister Appoints New Cabinet Amid Turmoil

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Prime Minister Ariel Henry swore in his new Cabinet on Wednesday, more than four months after he ...


World Security Chiefs Debate Military Response to Climate Change

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - Journalist and political scientist Thomas Ricks, paraphrasing the poet Allen Ginsberg, wrote in Foreign Policy magazine ...


Activists apologize for colonialist $14.92 donation email

The group behind the anti-Trump ?pussy hat? march has apologized to donors for soliciting donations of $14.92 in an email. ...


Xi Story: A proud, avid history guide

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Five years ago, when an exhibition on Chinese history and culture ...


First responders fired on as Covid protests escalate

Protests and riots in Guadeloupe have spread to the nearby French territory of Martinique following the introduction of a vaccine ...


Bitcoin faces ban in another major country

A proposal to ban all private cryptocurrencies has been added to the agenda of India's parliament, just days after Prime ...


Schools turn to Assassin's Creed game to teach history

More than 50 British schools have been sent a non-violent version of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Valhalla video game in an ...


Port-au-Prince Jazz Fest Postponed Because of Gang Violence

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - The Port-au-Prince international jazz festival, traditionally held in late January, has been postponed indefinitely because of gang ...


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Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...

El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Latin America

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El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

Brazil to join with SpaceX to deliver wifi to rural areas

BRASLIA, Brazil: Communications Minister Fabio Faria has tweeted that Brazil aims to partner with SpaceX to monitor and protect the ...

BBL: Sydney Sixers sign Chris Jordon as replacement for Carlos Brathwaite

Sydney [Australia], November 28 (ANI): England international fast bowler Chris Jordan has joined the Sydney Sixers for the upcoming Big ...

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To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...


Google pays Ireland $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Google Ireland has reached agreement with Irish tax officials to pay over $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes ...


Vonage sells to Ericsson for $6.2 billon in merger of tech giants

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In a $6.2 billion agreement, Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is purchasing U.S. cloud communications company Vonage, in ...


Solar energy-water deal between Israel, Jordan called 'significant'

DUBAI, UAE: Israel and Jordan have signed what is being labeled a most significant cooperation agreement to construct a major ...


Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...


To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...


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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 ...