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September 15, 2017 4:52 AM German parties fret about Turkish voters as Erdogan makes mark

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nihan Sen's grandmother came to Germany in the 1960s but still speaks no German. By contrast, Nihan herself is a star of German youth culture, with 783,000 followers for her YouTube channel. Yet she acknowledges: "I really do like a bit of Turkish television." She is not alone. Turkish broadcasters have an 84 percent market share among 75

September 12, 2017 11:12 AM Mahama charges African gov'ts to empower women for increased productivity

Former President John Dramani Mahama has made a case for governments on the continent to take an interest in empowering women in agriculture in order to achieve food security. “Africa must achieve food security for its people by increasing agricultural productivity…This cannot be done without the active participation of the African woman,” Mr. Mahama 46

September 10, 2017 2:20 PM Togo opposition unconvinced by reform bill proposal

Togo opposition leaders on Sunday said they were not hopeful of political change, as parliament prepared to discuss potential constitutional reform after days of huge anti-government protests. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets this week calling for presidential term limits, denouncing President Faure Gnassingbe and his family's 66

September 9, 2017 12:27 AM UN wants better global commitment to SDGs

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for escalated efforts by Nations for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to ensure that the 2030 deadline is met. Mohammad, who made the remarks at an informal General Assembly meeting on taking stock of SDG actions, warned that the current pace of progress was insufficient 68

September 8, 2017 2:51 AM The Latest: FSU cancels football game ahead of Irma

The Latest: FSU cancels football game ahead of Irma Florida State canceled its home football game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe because of impending Hurricane Irma. The cancellation Thursday night came after Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered all state colleges and universities closed through Monday to support shelter and emergency relief efforts 130

September 5, 2017 4:30 AM China's Xi says global economy improving, urges resistance to protectionism

XIAMEN, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told an international summit on Tuesday that although the global economy had improved, risk factors had also increased. Addressing the “Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries”, Xi appeared to rebuke the United States’s recent resistance to international agreements - including the Paris 67

September 4, 2017 3:04 PM First Lady opens 5TH edition of Ghana Garden and Flower show

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo- Addo formally opened the 5th edition of the Ghana Garden and Flower Show at the Efua Sutherlands Children’s Park last Friday with a challenge to the youth to seize the opportunities inherent in horticulture and floriculture to improve their lives. According to her, “When a country like Holland is able to derive so much of its Gross 70

September 4, 2017 1:26 AM GMO technology can turn around Ghana’s fortunes – Seed Producers

The National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) has thrown its weight behind ongoing plans by the government to commercialise Genetically Modified Foods in the country. They say the technology is crucial to help farmers deal effectively with pest attacks and the impact of climate change which will help accelerate the development of the agricultural 51

September 2, 2017 9:12 AM All eyes on PM Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping at BRICS summit

NEW DELHI: Being held in the shadow of Doklam border standoff that led to tensions for 75 days between two of the five members of the BRICS the forthcoming Summit in Xiamen (Sep 3-5) has a special significance. While all eyes will be on the meeting between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, India at the Summit will yet again reiterate 74

September 2, 2017 6:14 AM Xinhua Insight: Xi's insightful remarks shed light on BRICS

Aerial panoramic photo combined on Aug. 24, 2017 shows a part of Xiamen, a coastal city in southeast China's Fujian Province. The BRICS summit and the Dialogue of Emerging Markets and Developing Countries are to be held here from Sept. 3 to 5. (Xinhua/Li Xin) XIAMEN, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's actions following the insightful remarks made by President 62