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How Kwame Nkrumah used metaphor as a political weapon against colonialism

Kwame Nkrumah (1912-1972), a pioneering pan-Africanist and Ghana's independence leader (1957-1966), is regarded by many as one of Africa's greatest ...


China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus in Wuhan

China reported 17 new cases of a mysterious virus on Sunday, including three patients in a severe condition, heightening concerns ...


New Tech, Sharp Docs Made Fast ID of Wuhan Coronavirus Possible

The new virus emerging from a live animal market in southern China has worrisome echoes of severe acute respiratory syndrome, ...


'Lennon Walls' herald a sticky-note revolution in Hong Kong

Months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong have physically reshaped the city. As a scholar of urban landscapes, I have ...


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5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes China

Beijing [China], Jan 19 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck China's Xinjiang province on Sunday, the ...

5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes China's Xinjiang province

Beijing [China], Jan 19 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck China's Xinjiang province on Sunday, the ...

The ominous metaphors of China's Uighur concentration camps

The recent leak of Chinese Communist Party documents to the New York Times offers a chilling glimpse into the 21st ...

IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping's name gaffe

Facebook apologised Saturday for a distasteful mistranslation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name from Burmese language posts during his much-touted ...

Germany Hosts Libya Summit in Bid to Curb Military Meddling

BERLIN - Germany is bringing together the key players in Libya's long-running civil war in a bid to curb foreign ...

Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Thousands in Central Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central ...

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Trump gives supporters recount of running commentary of assassination

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has recounted minute-by-minute details of the air raid that killed Iranian General Qasem ...

Dublin-born Conor McGregor wins in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Ireland's Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor made a winning comeback in the Ultimate Fighting ...

Prince Harry and Meghan to cut formal ties with Palace

LONDON, UK - While Prince Harry will continue to be Prince Harry, and he and his wife will remain the ...

Australian fires devastate wildlife, many threateneded species

More than one billion mammals, birds, and reptiles across eastern Australia are estimated to have been affected by the current ...

Foreign minister in North Korea removed from office

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has reportedly been replaced. The NK News portal broke ...

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Apple ensures iPhone owners can switch off location tracking

SAN JOSE, California - Apple has added a new toggle that addresses privacy concerns around the location tracking feature on ...


UAE to house massive solar park costing $13.6 billion

DUBAI, UAE - The 800MW third phase of Dubai's solar park will be operational in April, the Dubai Electricity and ...


Half-a-billion dollars awarded in U.S. Defense contracts

WASHINGTON, DC - The Pentagon on Thursday awarded more than half-a-billion dollars in defense contracts.With around 0.53 cents in every ...


Exuberance on U.S. stock markets, dollar also rallies

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Friday.The U.S. dollar too was in huge ...


New York to spend $6.8 billion over 5 years to combat climate change

ALBANY, New York - New York state is to spend an additional $2 billion on energy efficiency and building electrification ...


China economy slows to 3-decade low, stocks finish flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets in Asia finished in the black on Friday, despite the release of economic data in ...


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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 ...