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Japan, Korea and the messy question of how to pay for historic wrongs

A downward spiral in relations between South Korea and Japan has spawned a trade war and ignited massive protests and boycotts in South...

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Alaska records its warmest month ever; future records likely

Baked Alaska: The high temperature in July in Anchorage hits 90 for the first time ever, vast stretches of sea ice melt and fire crews...

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Portland tries to ‘keep weird’ as another far-right vs. anti-fascist faceoff unfolds

Police gear up to prevent violence Saturday between Proud Boys and anti-fascist...

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Path to paradise? Alaskan village hopes to replace fossil fuel with water power

The Native village of Igiugig, population 70, runs on diesel flown in for as much as $7.55 a gallon. An underwater hydro project could change...

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Kenya: ‘We Are Not to Blame for Growing of Crops Using Polluted Water’

When 55-year-old Patrick Luka relocated to Katangi from Kathiani 10 years ago, he had his eyes set on a gem: Athi...

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Southern Africa: SADC Troika Convenes Ahead of 39th Summit

THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) Troika organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation yesterday convened at the Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre...

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Southern Africa: SADC Summit Roars Into Life

TANZANIA writes yet another history as all eyes are on the country with all the 'number one citizens' of southern African nations gathering...

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Mohamed Hamdan “Hemeti” Dagolo talks to Zeinab Badawi about Sudan accord

Mohamed Hamdan "Hemeti" Dagolo, a key military leader, has promised to abide by a power-sharing agreement with the...

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Nigeria: British Court Awards $9.6bn Against Nigeria to UK Firm for Doing Nothing

Lagos and Abuja -A British Commercial Court yesterday affirmed the ruling of a London Arbitration Tribunal which in January 2017, awarded $6.6 billion...

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Nigeria: How to Fleece Nigeria

The age old art of fleecing Nigeria got a notch higher yesterday when it was legitimised by a British...

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Nigeria: Abuja Homeowners Bemoan Demolitions Without Compensation After Flood

The Director of Finance of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Tony Okecheme, was swept away by a flood in August at Galadimawa...

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South Africa: Brits Backs ‘Amazing’ Scarra Ahead of Bok Debut

Cape Town -Springbok captain Schalk Brits believes that debutant Scarra Ntubeni will impress in South Africa's 'Farewell Test' against Argentina at Loftus Versfeld in...

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Nigeria: Kano Pillars Signs Six New Players, Places Six On Transfer

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Kano Pillars, on Friday said it signed six players ahead of 2019/20 new...

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South Africa: Orlando Pirates Coach Quits

Cape Town -Milutin Sredojevic has stepped down as head coach of Orlando Pirates after two seasons in...

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South Africa: Tobacco Wars – Hits, Threats and Secret Operations

Gold Leaf Tobacco Corporation's Simon Rudland, who survived an assassination attempt this week, says he "100%" believes one of his competitors was behind the...

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Sudan conflict: Army and civilians seal power-sharing deal

The power-sharing agreement comes after months of protests following the toppling of the...

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Hong Kong protesters took their organizing principle from Bruce Lee. Now some are having second thoughts

Hong Kong protests have led to some clashes with civilians and suspected spies as well as police. Some protesters are rethinking their...

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Elephant protection debate to dominate conservation meeting

Some countries are seeking extra protection while others want to re-open ivory markets at key trade meeting in...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over weapons tests

Kim praised his military's "mysterious and amazing success rates" in weapons testing and vowed to build "capabilities no one dare...

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Israel reverses again, but Rep. Tlaib refuses invitation to visit, citing ‘oppressive conditions’

Israel barred Tlaib and another congresswoman from visiting Jerusalem and the West Bank over their support for the international boycott movement, but said Tlaib could...

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Why Nigeria has restricted food imports

The government hopes to boost agriculture but will it lead to higher...

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Hundreds defy restrictions and join protests in Kashmir as U.N. holds rare meeting on the region

Hundreds of people protested an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police Friday in Indian-controlled...

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Nigerian government ordered to pay $9bn to private gas firm

Gas company P&ID has been locked in a legal dispute with the Nigerian government for almost a...

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U.S. tells Congress of plans to sell F-16 fighters to Taiwan

The Trump administration informs Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan. China fiercely opposes all arms sales to...

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What if China sends paramilitary forces to crush the Hong Kong protests?

Could Hong Kong face its own Tiananmen Square-type moment if China sends in forces to end protests?...

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Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests

Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against...

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Tanzania tanker explosion: Witnesses speak out

Some people tried to steal oil instead of rescue those trapped in the vehicle, witnesses...

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South Africa: Disconnect Between Business and State Contributed to Marikana Massacre

The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police on 16 August 2012, was a tragic and historic...

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Mother dies of Ebola in Congo

A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health...

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Sudan: Opposition Nominates Veteran Economist As Prime Minister

Khartoum -On Thursday, the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) agreed to nominate veteran economic expert Dr Abdallah Hamdouk as Prime Minister during...

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