World News

23-Nov-2017

Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters
Algerian voters are choosing new local leaders in an election marred by frustration over growing poverty caused by low oil prices.read more]

Uganda's foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe
Uganda's foreign minister is being urged to resign following allegations in the United States that he accepted a bribe shortly after finishing his term as president of the U.N. General Assembly.read more]

Kuwait's 88-year-old ruler leaves hospital after checkup
Kuwait's 88-year-old ruling emir has left the hospital following a checkup after an earlier announcement that said he was suffering from a cold.read more]

Pope Francis to visit 3 Baltic nations next year: Report
Pope Francis is planning a visit to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia next year, when the three Baltic nations celebrate their 100th anniversaries.read more]

Zimbabwe, facing new leader, wonders 'Where is Mugabe?'
As Zimbabwe prepares to swear in a new leader after 37 years, attention is turning to the fate of Robert Mugabe and his wife. [read more]

Angola's new leader shakes up old order after dos Santos
Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents.read more]

Colombia rebels trade combat for cameras with new TV network
In a tiny bathroom, Marilu Ramirez prepares for her segment in a production studio by brushing her long black hair and covering her lashes in another coat of mascara, small luxuries in a life no longer being spent behind [read more]

Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp
Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 asylum seekers to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed.read more]

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