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Tiny African Kingdom Offers Skiing as Europe Sweats Summer Heat

BUTHA-BUTHE, Lesotho - While millions across Europe sweat through a summer of record-breaking heat, they're skiing in Africa.Don't worry. This ...


Ashleigh Buhai wins AIG Women's Open in playoff over In Gee Chun

Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa persevered through four playoff holes and made a crucial sand save her fourth time through ...


Zawahiri's killing shows US' resolve to act against terrorism: Blinken on 24th anniversary of 1998 US embassy bombings

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): On the 24th Anniversary of the 1998 bombings of US Embassies in East Africa, US ...


US Top Diplomat Blinken in South Africa on Africa Tour

Johannesburg - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken began his three-nation tour of Africa Sunday by visiting a museum in ...


US Secretary of State Arrives in South Africa

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday, the first leg of his three-nation African tour.In ...


Ashleigh Buhai claims 5-stroke lead at AIG Women's Open

Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa carded a 7-under-par 64 on Saturday to seize a five-stroke lead heading into the final ...


Indian men's hockey team beats South Africa 3-2 to reach Commonwealth Games 2022 final

Birmingham [UK], August 7 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team reached the final of the Commonwealth Games 2022 with a 3-2 ...


Blinken Heads to South Africa Amid New 'Cold War'

Johannesburg, South Africa - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in South Africa on Sunday, in what analysts say ...


Everyone contributed at different moments of game: South African skipper Miller after win over Ireland

Bristol [UK], August 6 (ANI): Following his side's 44-run win over Ireland in the second and final T20I, South African ...


Parnell's fifer demolishes Ireland, helps South Africa cruise to a 44-run win in second T20I

Bristol [UK], August 6 (ANI): Solid knocks from Reeza Hendricks and Heinrich Klassen and a five-wicket haul by Wayne Parnell ...


'Real challenge begins now, remarks Dilip Tirkey as Indian men's hockey team gets ready for semis

New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): Former Indian hockey team skipper Dilip Tirkey feels the men's team will face the ...


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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

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Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 249 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed Tuesday while in the Pacific, markets rose. The scene mirrored events ...

Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

U.S. stocks start week on mixed note, Nasdaq Composite loses 13 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as investors fret about CPI data due to be ...

Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

$9 billion wind farm to be built in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: Dominion Energy Virginia has received state approval to build an enormous offshore wind farm off the coast of ...

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From the Field: Outreach across the Horn of Africa

In July, a UN human rights officer embarked on an outreach visit to the Horn of Africa's Sool and Sanaag ...


Paul Eenhoorn, 'This Is Martin Bonner' and 'Land Ho!' actor, dies at 73

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): The Australian actor Paul Eenhoorn, best known for his critically acclaimed cameo appearances in the ...


UK Museum Agrees to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

London - A London museum agreed Sunday to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century ...


Blinken Visits South Africa Amid New 'Cold War'

Johannesburg, South Africa - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday in what analysts describe ...


Tiny African Kingdom Offers Skiing as Europe Sweats Summer Heat

BUTHA-BUTHE, Lesotho - While millions across Europe sweat through a summer of record-breaking heat, they're skiing in Africa.Don't worry. This ...


Ashleigh Buhai wins AIG Women's Open in playoff over In Gee Chun

Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa persevered through four playoff holes and made a crucial sand save her fourth time through ...


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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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