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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Australia swelters through heatwave as records tumble

SYDNEY - Australia looks set to sweat through one of its hottest Decembers ever, the national weather bureau said on Friday, prompting fire bans,...

Congolese soldiers fire in air to disperse election protesters

By Stanis Bujakera and Fiston Mahamba ...

Christmas cheer at Jesus’s traditional birthplace of Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank - Filing past a 16-meter (52-ft) Christmas tree in Manger Square, visitors from all over the world made a Christmas Eve...

Actor Kevin Spacey charged with indecent assault in Massachusetts

(Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey has been charged in connection with an allegation that he sexually abused an 18-year-old boy at a Nantucket,...

Madagascar’s Rajoelina leads election runoff, Ravalomanana alleges fraud

ANTANANARIVO - Madagascar presidential candidate Andry Rajoelina is leading in an election runoff after 92 percent of the votes were declared, the electoral commission...

Al Shabaab bomber executed in Somalia

MOGADISHU - The mastermind of militant car bombs that killed 26 people and injured nearly 40 others in Mogadishu in 2017 was executed in Somalia...

At least five people killed in DRC attack

JOHANNESBURG, December 24 - Rebel Ugandan group, the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), are believed to be behind the deaths of at least five people,...

Indonesian tsunami toll rises to 281 amid fresh warnings issued

PANDEGLANG, Indonesia - Indonesian authorities have confirmed the death of at least 281 people in the devastating tsunami that hit the Sunda Strait in the...

Elon Musk says Tesla to pay customers for missed tax credits

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> chief executive Elon Musk said the electric car company will reimburse customers if delays to car deliveries cause them...

Zimbabwe says it’s not necessary to arrest former first lady, Grace Mugabe

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 - Zimbabwe's deputy minister of information, Energy Mutodi, has told South Africa that issuing an arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe, the wife...


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