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NBA strikes YouTube deal for dedicated African channel

The National Basketball Association has signed a deal with YouTube for a dedicated African channel to boost its presence on ...


NBA, YouTube unite for Sub-Saharan Africa channel

New York - The NBA and YouTube announced Wednesday the launch of a channel for sub-Saharan Africa that will broadcast ...


Democrats See Health Care as Winning Issue in 2020 US Election

Health care in America is again expected to be a deeply divisive issue in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, with ...


Mental Health 'Epidemic' Hits Generation Z

Nineteen-year-old college student Margaret Pisacano can usually feel a panic attack coming on; her thoughts start to spiral, her breathing ...


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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

General Editorials

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EU Parliament Urged to Strip ExxonMobil Lobbyists of Access Badges

BRUSSELS - The European Parliament faced calls Thursday to strip ExxonMobil lobbyists of their access badges after the US oil ...

Japan Times Apologizes for Turmoil Surrounding WWII References

TOKYO - The Japan Times, an English-language newspaper that amended its description of comfort women and wartime forced laborers last ...

Karima Brown vs Julius Malema: IEC waiting on EFF for answers

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is engaging with EFF leader Julius Malema about a complaint relating to veteran ...

Media under pressure across Balkans

This statement was originally published on seenpm.org on 19 March 2019. The State Department's annual human rights report says political ...

China Marks Tibetan Anniversary with Military Parade

Every year on March 10, Tibetans and supporters worldwide mark the anniversary of the 1959 Lhasa uprising. That was the ...

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Demand for shares in Apple prompts buying of U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - It was a good day on Wall Street on Thursday. No bad news, in fact ...


Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...


Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...


Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...


Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...


Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...


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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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