Tag Archives: Africa

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US, other activists back Cuba on Guantanamo visit

HAVANA (AP) — Activists from the United States & other countries have visited the Cuban side of the border with the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base to back the communist nation's…

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PM: UK Should Join France In Syria Strikes

David Cameron has given the French Air Force the use of Britain's RAF base in Cyprus as he promised the UK would do "all in our power" in the war…

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Holiday albums from Kenny Rogers, Kylie Minogue and more

A review of holiday albums released this year. ____ Kenny Rogers, "Once Again It's Christmas" (Warner)

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Kerry says ceasefire in Syria potentially weeks away

PARIS (AP) — A ceasefire between Syria's government & opposition could be just weeks away from reality, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday as he visited Paris to…

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Some facts about HIV in the United States

Some facts approximately HIV, from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: —About 1.2 million people in the United States, & 35 million people globally, are estimated to be living…

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Roche breast cancer drug at centre of UK pricing row

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) – A Roche drug that can prolong the lives of some women with advanced breast cancer has been plunged back into the centre of a…

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Paris attack puts terrorism centre-stage as world leaders meet in Turkey

By Asli Kandemir & Nick Tattersall BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged world leaders on Saturday to prioritise the fight against terrorism as they gathered for a…

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Islamist attacks from 9/11 to Paris bloodbath

Friday's attacks in Paris are the latest violence claimed by radical Islamist groups since the destruction of the twin towers in New York in 2001. Here is a chronology of…

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Nakata powers Japan to 10-2 win over US at Premier12

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Sho Nakata hit a tiebreaking three-run home run in the sixth inning Saturday to lead Japan to a 10-2 win over the United States in the…

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Target List Of British Islamic State Jihadis

Mohammed Emwazi was at the top of a list of British jihadis believed to be in the sights of intelligence services for either fighting on the ground or being a…