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Officials: US Special Forces Rescue American Held in Nigeria

WASHINGTON – U.S. special forces rescued an American citizen who had been kidnapped by armed men in an operation Saturday in northern Nigeria that is believed to have killed several of his captors, U.S. officials said. Forces including Navy SEALs rescued 27-year-old Philip…

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WFP Boosts Aid to Kenyan Urban Poor Because of Pandemic

GENEVA – The World Food Program is increasing cash assistance to hundreds of thousands of Kenya’s urban poor, hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Meanwhile, the World Health Organization says Kenya has recorded 52,612 cases of coronavirus, including 964 deaths. COVID-19 thrives and…

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Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors Directors Elected at 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders MIAMI, Oct. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guess & Co. Corporation is pleased to announce its Board of Directors following their election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Board of Directors is responsible for overall governance of Guess & […]

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US Private Investment Initiatives Pump Billions Into Africa

JOHANNESBURG – How big is the U.S. commitment to Africa? Let us count the ways, says Victoria Whitney, chief operating officer of the Prosper Africa initiative, launched in 2018.  She says that in the past year, the initiative, which spans 17 U.S. government…

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Sudan, US Sign Agreement Restoring Sudan’s Sovereign Immunity

KHARTOUM – Sudan and the United States signed an agreement to restore the African country’s sovereign immunity, the Sudanese Ministry of Justice said Friday. The ministry said in a statement the agreement would settle cases brought against Sudan in U.S. courts, including for…

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At Least 140 Migrants Drown Off Senegalese Coast

At least 140 migrants drowned after a boat carrying more than 200 people sank off the coast of Senegal, the U.N. migration agency said Thursday. The boat caught fire at sea and capsized Saturday, shortly after leaving the coastal Senegalese town of Mbour,…

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La Nina Seen Continuing Into 2021, Affecting Temperature, Weather Patterns

GENEVA – The World Meteorological Organization predicts La Nina will continue through January and is expected to usher in drier and wetter conditions than normal in different parts of the world. The latest seasonal forecasts indicate the La Nina event will cause drier…

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PT Expo China 2020 s’est tenu du 14 au 16 octobre à Pékin

PÉKIN, 29 octobre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PT Expo China 2020, organisée par le ministère de l’Industrie et des technologies de l’information, s’est tenue au Centre national des congrès de Chine du 14 au 16 octobre. Premier événement hors ligne organisé par le secteur des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC) dans le cadre du programme normalisé […]

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PT Expo China 2020 Was Held on October 14-16 in Beijing

BEIJING, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PT Expo China 2020, hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, was held at the China National Convention Center on October 14-16. As the first offline event organized by the information and communications technology (ICT) industry under the normalized for epidemic prevention and control, it presented the […]

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UN Calls On Tanzania to Avoid Violence as Citizens Vote

GENEVA – The United Nations is calling on all governmental and civil society actors in Tanzania to refrain from violence, and ensure people can safely cast their votes in Wednesday’s general election. Following weeks of bitter political strife, U.N. monitor groups and human…

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