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Brazilian Transgender Dancer Shatters Carnival Parade Taboo

SAO PAULO - When dancer Camila Prins entered Sao Paulo's Carnival parade grounds, a costume of feathers clinging to her ...


Double delight for South Africa's top golfers

Cape Town - Not even a two-hour delay due to dangerous weather could halt the relentless charge of South Africa's ...


Lesotho: Five things to know

rocked by a politico-judicial saga involving the prime minister, is a small landlocked mountain kingdom entirely surrounded by South Africa.'Kingdom ...


Libya's Haftar ready to fight Turkish forces if talks fail

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar vowed on Friday to fight Turkish forces if peace talks in Geneva failed, in comments to ...


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More Russian Weapons for Serbia Despite US Sanction Threats

BELGRADE, SERBIA - Serbia has received a sophisticated anti-aircraft system from Russia, despite possible U.S. sanctions against the Balkan state, ...

Real's Hazard suffers right ankle fracture ahead of City clash

Madrid - Eden Hazard's season could be at risk after Real Madrid announced on Sunday that he had fractured his ...

Coronavirus spread hits Italian sport as 4 Serie A games postponed

Rome - The surge in the number of new coronavirus cases in Italy has hit sporting events as four Serie ...

Women's Euro 2021 to kick off at Old Trafford

London - England will kick off the 2021 women's European Championship at Old Trafford as part of an ambitious target ...

Erdogan to Hold Syria Summit With Russia, France and Germany

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he would hold a summit with the leaders of Russia, ...

EU Searches for Way Forward After Budget Deadlock

PARIS - European Union leaders are still seeking a compromise on their next seven-year, trillion-plus-dollar budget. But they ended two ...

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Government instability in Malaysia rocks Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Dramatic political events in Malaysia, and a widening of coronavirus cases and deaths beyond China put the ...

Multi-billion dollar settlement lets Wells Fargo off the hook

Wells Fargo Bank is to pay $3 billion, which includes $500 million to be distributed to investors, to settle potential ...

Human rights defender in Yemen whose son was shot to death is honored

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Yemeni lawyer won the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for 2020 in recognition of her efforts to ...

Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

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Russia suspected of blaming United States for coronavirus

U.S. government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the ...


Racial minorities get behind Sanders in Nevada

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) posted a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday, cementing his status as ...


Guterres criticizes war in Syria, demands political resolution

NEW YORK, New York - The head of the United Nations has issued a blunt message to warring parties in ...


Haitian leaders called on to reverse country's downfall

NEW YORK, New York - Leaders in Haiti must step up and end the political impasse between President Jovenel Mose ...


Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...


Bayrob hackers infected 400,000 computers before being taken down

The hackers were like modern-day John Dillingers, brazenly committing their crimes and repeatedly escaping law enforcement's grasp.But like Dillinger and ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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