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African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...

After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...

Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...

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 ...

Have plans, prepared to slog to make India $5 trillion economy: Modi

Manama [Bahrain], Aug 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government has plans to make India ...

Jaishankar to pay two-day visit to Moscow next week

New Delhi [India], Aug 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will pay a two-day visit to Moscow beginning August ...

Tusk Says G7 Has More Reasons Than Ever To Keep Russia Out

European Council President Donald Tusk has rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia be readmitted to the Group of Seven ...

Marquez on Silverstone pole as Quartararo fireworks fizzle

Silverstone - World champion Marc Marquez secured pole for the British MotoGP with a track record time at Silverstone on ...

Redemption for Scotland after victory over France

Edinburgh - Chris Harris' converted second half try gave Scotland their first win in six Tests as they beat France ...

England lay down World Cup marker with Ireland mauling

London - Joe Cokanasiga scored twice as England laid down a warning to their Rugby World Cup rivals with an ...

Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows

The main Zimbabwe public sector union on Saturday rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert ...

54 Dead, Tens of Thousands Displaced in Heavy Sudan Flooding

GENEVA - The United Nations reports nearly two months of heavy rains and flooding in Sudan have wiped out livelihoods, ...

Trump in France for G-7 Summit Where Consensus Is Unlikely

SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, FRANCE - U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in Biarritz, France, to attend the Group of 7 summit, a ...

India, Bahrain sign 4 MoUs after delegation-level talks

Manama [Bahrain], Aug 24 (ANI): India and Bahrain on Saturday signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) in the field of ...

India, UAE to intensify cooperation in de-radicalisation

Manama [Bahrain], Aug 24 (ANI): India and the UAE on Saturday agreed to boost their bilateral cooperation in de-radicalisation. The ...

Over 2 lakh bio-toilets installed in 60,906 train coaches

New Delhi [India], Aug 24 (ANI): Over 2 lakh bio-toilets have been installed in 60,906 train coaches of Indian Railways, ...

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G7 to have emergency session on fires in Amazon

BRASILIA, Brazil - Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair ...

African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...

After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...

Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

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