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October 11, 2017 9:25 AM UNAMID and nations welcome United States decision to lift sanctions on Sudan

Overwatch Skins for the Halloween Terror Event Have Been Leaked Lastly is Mei, who dons the look of a jiangshi , or a kind of hopping vampire from Chinese folklore . Our personal favorite is the Cthulu Zenyatta which looks absolutely fantastic from top to bottom. Nintendo World Championship finale reveals unseen levels in Super Mario Odyssey In one scene 2

October 11, 2017 6:02 AM Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia

THE DAY REPLAYED - On an evening high on emotion and on which fans across South America had one eye on the five matches being played and the other on the standings, Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia got the results they needed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Peru’s hopes of checking into their first world finals since Spain 1982 remain 6

October 11, 2017 3:39 AM Sudan-U.S relations: Khartoum’s animosity went with the wind after sanctions lifting

This article comes in the aftermath of the calming and fading away from the heavy dust triggered by the event of lifting the decades-long US economic and trade sanctions on Sudan on Friday, October 6, 2017. The purpose of the article is to explore these decisions and their immediate and future implications in the two countries. In this context, it is worth

October 9, 2017 9:03 PM ENVOYS: Tapping diversity as source of unity

In 2013, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia came together and established an innovative partnership they decided to call Mikta — an acronym of the names of its five member countries. Mikta was not formed as a contestant to other similar regional alliances. It was based on an initiative 5

October 9, 2017 5:10 AM Factors to watch on Oct. 9

SAFRICA-MARKETS/FACTORS:South African Markets - Factors to watch on Oct. 9 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Monday. South Africa's share indexes posted record high closes for the second straight day on Friday, helped by gains in market 3

October 5, 2017 6:01 AM Australia drops to 50th for internet speed

THE National Broadband Network was meant to mean big things for Australia, and at $49 billion, it had a hefty price tag to match. However, cost blowouts and delays have turned it into a political football. A new graphic, from Bloomberg, shows Australia has slumped to 50th place on a global list of internet speeds. While it's not surprising South Korea 4

October 2, 2017 12:40 PM Turkish firm to build high-speed railway in Tanzania

Contract valued at approximately $1.9 billion, Turkey's Yapi Merkezi says Turkish construction giant Yapi Merkezi announced Monday that it signed a $1.9 billion contract to design and construct a high-speed railway in Tanzania. Friday's deal for the 336-km (208-mile) standard gauge railway linking Morogoro and Makutupora, both in central Tanzania, "is one of the biggest 1

September 26, 2017 11:50 PM 'In school, but learning nothing'

Six out of 10 children and teenagers in the world are failing to reach basic levels of proficiency in learning, warns a hard-hitting report from the United Nations. The UN describes the findings as "staggering" and representing a "learning crisis". Much of the focus of international aid in education has been on the lack of access to schools, particularly 5

September 26, 2017 5:16 AM Forget Chinese investment in Africa, here's a tech partnership in the region you haven't heard of

South Korea and Rwanda have also both suffered under colonial rule and experienced devastating conflict following independence: the Korean war of the early 1950s and Rwanda's 1994 genocide against the Tutsi tribe. "This shared experience in modern history strikes a chord with Korean people," Lee said. Rwandans in turn look towards South Korea's "quick 4

September 22, 2017 1:11 AM North Korea's Kim says will make 'deranged' Trump pay dearly for U.N. speech

SEOUL/NEW YORK (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blasted U.S. President Donald Trump as “mentally deranged” on Friday and vowed to make him pay dearly for threatening to destroy his country, hours after Trump ordered fresh sanctions over Pyongyang’s weapons programs. Tensions have risen as North Korea has resisted intense international pressure 1