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    Hollande confirms EgyptAir flight ‘crashed’
    May19

    Hollande confirms EgyptAir flight ‘crashed’

    French President Francois Hollande confirmed Thursday that the EgyptAir flight that disappeared from radar screens over the Mediterranean had “crashed”. “We must ensure that we know everything on the causes of what happened. No hypothesis is ruled out or favoured,” he said in a televised address. Several scenarios could explain the mysterious...

    Rosatom sees SA as entry point to Africa
    May19

    Rosatom sees SA as entry point to Africa

    Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy firm may join forces with SA companies to develop a nuclear power industry that could be rolled out across Africa. ||| Johannesburg – Russia’s state-owned Rosatom said it may join forces with South African companies to develop a nuclear power industry in the country that could be rolled out...

    Trump would consider talks with Kim Jong Un
    May18

    Trump would consider talks with Kim Jong Un

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program. ||| New York – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear...

    NATO says all should avoid new arms race
    May18

    NATO says all should avoid new arms race

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    Report: UN cuts LGBTI groups from AIDS conference
    May18

    Report: UN cuts LGBTI groups from AIDS conference

    The US, EU and Canada are protesting the UN’s decision to bar 11 NGOs from an AIDS conference. The UN has reportedly excluded LGBTI advocacy groups from Egypt, Guyana, Jamaica, Peru and Ukraine, among other nations. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine conflict: more cases of trafficking and torture than previously thought
    May18

    Ukraine conflict: more cases of trafficking and torture than previously thought

    Human rights groups have received thousands of reports of ill treatment from both the pro-Russian and Ukrainian sides in the ongoing conflict. Representatives are due to meet in Minsk for the first time in weeks. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Migrant yacht smuggling network busted
    May17

    News24.com | Migrant yacht smuggling network busted

    French police have broken up a smuggling network that used yachts to transport migrants to Britain after finding seven Ukrainians stowed away on a boat on the French coast. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Red Army Choir hopes for 2017 Eurovision in Ukraine
    May17

    Russia’s Red Army Choir hopes for 2017 Eurovision in Ukraine

    The artistic director of Russia’s official Red Army Choir, formed during the Soviet era, has voiced readiness to join the competition. But tensions remain high following this year’s unexpected win by Ukraine’s Jamala. …read more Source:...

    Pregnant in a war zone: What are your choices?
    May17

    Pregnant in a war zone: What are your choices?

    According to a UNFPA, more than 500 women every year die from birth complications in conflict and disaster areas. ||| London – In Yemen women give birth in caves to avoid air strikes, in war-torn Syria child marriages are increasing, while in eastern Ukraine, where conflict has been raging for two years, domestic violence is rising, aid...

    Social media comedians: Are they the new set of celebrities in Nigeria?
    May17

    Social media comedians: Are they the new set of celebrities in Nigeria?

    They are a new breed of comedians who ply their trade on the Internet. With a growing audience social media comedians are a new set of celebrities in Nigeria. With the popularity of the social media has come a new breed of humour merchants.On Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat these comedians have devised a way to create and publish content that...

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