Sunday, April 22, 2018

Abdulrahman Hussain: Egyptian Boy Names “Smartest Child In The World”

A boy from Egypt has been dubbed the “smartest child in the world” after winning first place at a global competition. The Intelligent Mental Arithmetic...

Burundi civic leader: 77 civilians killed in unrest

A civic leader in Burundi says at least 77 civilians have been killed in clashes with the security forces since the start of anti-government...

Dozens killed as armed men open fire on bus in Pakistan

At least 41 killed and many wounded in attack carried out by unidentified gunmen in Karachi's Safoora Chowk area. Unidentified gunmen have opened fire on...

Netanyahu legacy on the line in Israeli vote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPpFgqUpfd0 As Israelis prepare to vote in parliament elections on Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself at a fateful crossroads: Make history or become...

South Africa’s Durban city rallies against xenophobia

Up to 5,000 people are marching in South Africa's coastal city of Durban in a major rally against xenophobia following attacks on foreigners. President Jacob...

AU Summit Gives S. Africa Chance to Calm Xenophobia Outrage

South Africa’s hosting of a summit of African leaders will give it the chance to repair relations with the rest of the continent after...

The White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (Watch Obama Speech)

President Obama delivers closing remarks at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism in Washington. “No religion is responsible for terrorism. People are responsible...

Angry China says shadowed U.S. warship near man-made islands in disputed sea

The U.S. Navy sent a guided-missile destroyer close to China's man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday, drawing an angry rebuke...

Ex-Bin Laden aide sentenced to life in embassy bombings

A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been sentenced to life in prison for aiding in the bombing of US embassies in east...

Outgoing UNHCR chief Guterres to replace Ki-Moon as UN boss

Former Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonio Guterres, is poised to become the next United Nations Secretary-General after none of the five U.N. Security Council veto-powers...

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DP World should rethink port deals in Somalia: Foreign Minister

DP World’s agreement “bypassed the legitimate authority” of Somalia Somalia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World DPW.DI should reconsider its...

How African governments try to control what is said online

Some governments are muzzling social media—except when it supports them. IN THE West, when celebrities post revealing videos on Instagram, they may find themselves mocked...

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...