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23 dead, 126 rescued as terror targets westerners in Burkina Faso

As many as 23 people, including foreigners, have been killed as security forces in Burkina Faso on Saturday ended a siege at a hotel and a restaurant, but continued to exchange gunfire at a......

Are you free to express your thoughts in your country?

"Threats to freedom of speech, writing and action, though often trivial in isolation, are cumulative in their effect and, unless checked, lead to a general disrespect for the rights of......

Gunmen attack EU mission in Mali capital; 1 attacker dead

Gunmen launched an attack on the European Union military mission's headquarters in the Malian capital, Bamako, the apparent latest in a string of attacks on Western interests in the region. Armed......

Gunmen attack beach resort in Ivory Coast, several feared dead

At least 16 people, including two soldiers were killed when terrorists launched attacks on three hotels in the Ivory Coast. The feet and utility belt of what Ivorian security officers said was a......

The Muslim world, barring Pakistan, detests ISIS: Survey

In 11 countries with significant Muslim population people hold overwhelmingly negative views about the Islamic State with the exception of Pakistan where most people have no definite opinion on the......

India's rank improves among world's most corrupt nations

'No country, anywhere in the world, is corruption-free,' the report said.   India has climbed nine points to rank 76th in this year's global corruption index launched on Wednesday, with......

Climate action plans of poorest nations to cost $1 trillion

The Paris talks are due to clarify how rich countries will mobilise a promised $100 billion per year by 2020 to help poorer nations develop cleanly and withstand climate pressures, and set out a......

Happiness index: India ranks 117, below Pakistan!

The report highlights four supports for well-being and their underlying neural bases. Image: A view of Zurich, Switzerland. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters India has not fared well in a global......

India re-elected to UN Economic and Social Council

India has overwhelmingly won its re-election to the UN body on economic and social issues, garnering the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. The 193-member UN General Assembly......

China's $20 bn investment to transform India?

Read through the list of 16 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) signed between China and India during President Xi Jinping's state visit a fortnight ago and it is hard to pin down the $20 billion......

Cate is awesome. Will she win an Oscar again?

'In Carol, Cate Blanchett reminds us what a real movie star is and why we are enamored by her acting and looks.' Aseem Chhabra's Top 10 picks from the Zurich Film Festival... In 11 years the......

'It was deeply embarrassing to watch Sholay'

'Satyajit Ray was somewhat tolerable; you didn't have to hang your head in shame.' 'Sholay is a series of stereotypes and borrowed ideas... And we are still singing praises of that film.' 'What......

A taste of Cannes in India

Rajeev Srinivasan on one of the best film festivals in India.This is the second year in a row that I have managed to make it to the International Film Festival of Kerala in Trivandrum from December......

JLo's sex tape woes

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Jennifer Lopez has launched a legal battle to prevent the release of sex videos taped by ex-husband showing her......

SRK: I am very protective about my family

Shah Rukh Khan was in full form on Thursday as he cracked jokes with the media during a press conference to announce his wife, Gauri, as the brand ambassador of a furnishing brand, D'decor. The......

Nigeria and Burkina Faso set up battle for African crown

Rampant Nigeria and impressive Burkina Faso will meet in the final of the African Nations Cup at SoccerCity in Johannesburg on Sunday after two highly dramatic if contrasting semi-final victories......

'Fixing has and will always exist in football'

Burkina Faso coach Paul Put, whose own career was blighted by his involvement in a match-fixing scandal in Belgium in 2005, says the problem has always existed in soccer and little can be done. The......

African Nations Cup: Nigeria go through, Zambia bow out

Burkina Faso sprung a major surprise at the African Nations Cup when they drew 0-0 with holders Zambia on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals along with Nigeria who beat Ethiopia 2-0. Burkina Faso......

African Nations Cup: Sudan through by slimmest of margins

Sudan advanced into the African Nations Cup quarter-finals after a 2-1 win over Burkina Faso on Monday handed them second place in Group B by the slimmest of margins. Two goals by Mudather Tayeb......

Nations Cup: Depleted Ghana enter quarter-finals

Depleted Ghana beat Burkina Faso 1-0 on Tuesday to advance to the African Nations Cup quarter-finals.Dede Ayew, whose father Abedi Pele was the pivotal figure when Ghana last won the trophy in......
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Ongoing conflicts continue to intensify food insecurity

African Press Organization 2016-12-08 Civil conflict and weather-related shocks have severely stressed food security in 2016, increasing the... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryAPO.php?storyid=14655
Giraffes put on extinction watch list

Washington : The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say. Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/lifestyle/pets-and-environment/081216/giraffes-put-on-extinction-watch-list.html
UN launches $2.66 billion appeal for emergency assistance in Sah...

New York, Dec 8 (Just Earth News): The United Nations and its partner non-governmental organizations on Wednesday launched an appeal for $2.66... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/world-details/F/9585/un-launches-2-66-billion-appeal-for-emergency-assistance-in-sahel-region.html
The beauty gifts that give back to charity

What's better than prettying up yourself? Prettying up the world while youre at it, one product at a time. Here's how to shop for a cause and make... ...

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INTERPOL border operation targets organized crime networks across West Africa

African Press Organization 2016-12-07 An INTERPOL-led border security operation across West Africa has resulted in the arrest of human... ...

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