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Search for vanished Malaysian airliner suspended

Relatives want the search to continue and be expanded. Photo Credit: Reuters The search for the Malaysian airliner that disappeared three years ago with 239...

China announces ban on ivory trade by end of 2017

Kenya set alight 105 tonnes of ivory tusks in April to help tackle the illegal trade. Photo Credit: AFP China has announced a ban on...

China promises strong support as Sao Tome pitches for business

China"s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Sao Tome and Principe"s Foreign Minister Urbino Botelho attend a signing ceremony for China and Sao Tome and...

Southeast Asia on Christmas alert after foiled bomb plots

Indonesian police stand guard with their sniffer dogs providing security ahead of the Christmas and New Years holiday at Gubeng station, Surabaya, East Java,...

South Korea’s President Park impeached in parliamentary vote

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. Photo Credit: Reuters     South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted overwhelmingly to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal, setting...

Samsung Electronics considers structural split as investor pressure builds

Photo Credit: Reuters     South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will increase dividends and consider splitting itself, as the tech giant faces...

India rupee ban: Opposition parties begin ‘day of rage’

Opposition workers have protested in the southern city of Bangalore. Photo Credit: BBC Indian opposition parties say thousands will participate in nationwide protests against the...

South Korea Park’s office bought Viagra ‘for altitude sickness’

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is seen as she attends an event to grant certificates of appointments to newly appointed officials at the presidential...

China says 3,000 flee Myanmar after fighting along border

China is giving shelter to more than 3,000 people who have fled Myanmar after fighting between the government and rebels, and stray shells have...

Japanese troops land in South Sudan

Japanese peacekeepers arrive at the Juba airport to participate in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in South Sudan's capital Juba, November...

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Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years

Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company's co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on...

Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games...

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal...

Man with snails, ‘prekese’ in luggage from Ghana detained at JFK Airport

A man was detained briefly last week after arriving at JFK Airport with luggage full of snails, dried beef, turkey berry, carrot, oxtail, medicinal...
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