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  • 100,000 crosses that can't be destroyed

    November 1, 2017 2:34 AM 32

    Around 11km outside the city of Siauliai in northern Lithuania, an old, earthen mound hunches under the weight of thousands of crosses. As the wind blows across the fields of rural Siauliai County, ornate rosaries clink against metal and wooden crucifixes, filling the air with eerie chimes. Known as the Hill of Crosses, the mound’s history is a complex

  • French foreign minister to visit Iran soon

    October 31, 2017 10:53 PM 13

    French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian defended the nuclear deal saying it "removes the possibility for Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon" French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Tuesday he will soon travel to Iran to prepare a visit by President Emmanuel Macron and raise concerns about Tehran's missile programs and regional role. The visit

  • 10 dead in South African taxi boss attack

    October 31, 2017 7:16 PM 9

    At least 10 people were killed in a shooting and minibus crash in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province on Tuesday, the African News Agency reported. The deputy chief of a minibus taxi association and four of his bodyguards were shot dead in their car by unidentified gunmen at an intersection, police said. Having been shot, the driver of that vehicle

  • Ghana urged to enforce ban on export of donkey skins

    October 31, 2017 11:00 AM 18

    The Donkey Sanctuary and the Ghana Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (SPCA) has urged government to enforce the law banning the slaughter and export of donkey skins from the country. The Donkey Sanctuary leadership is in the country leading efforts to draw global attention to the trade in donkey skins for the use in traditional Chinese remedies

  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stresses on the need to foster economic ties with Africa

    October 31, 2017 7:16 AM 9

    New Delhi, Oct 31 (KNN) Union Minister for Skill development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday addressed the African nations at the inaugural ceremony of India Africa Knowledge Exchange Mission ,organized by Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship and World Bank. The exchange mission aims to foster the economic ties with African

  • I regret voting for Uhuru Kenyatta

    October 31, 2017 5:56 AM 32

    Former aide to Raila Odinga, Miguna Miguna, has revealed he cast his ballot for President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 election which was later annulled by the Supreme Court. Appearing on NTV on Tuesday, October 31, Miguna said he, however, regrets making the decision as Uhuru has come out as a tyrant eager to rule by force. He said it is unfortunate

  • The world united in great twitting against the blockade to Cuba

    October 31, 2017 4:25 AM 9

    Washington, Oct 30.- The International Committee Peace, justice and dignity to the people convened today to people in solidarity with Cuba in the world, especially those who live in the United States, to participate in the morning in a great twitting against the blockade. A note of the group are based in California recalled that on November 1st, for the twenty-sixth

  • How Donald Trump Hired and Fired Paul Manafort

    October 31, 2017 3:44 AM 17

    When he is backed into a corner, Donald Trump reflexively tries to improvise his way out of the mess. That may have worked in the rough and tumble world of New York real estate, and it certainly helped him become the first political neophyte to lead a presidential ticket since Dwight D. Eisenhower. But on Monday, a trio of past impromptus resulted in a trifecta

  • The Latest: First indictments, guilty plea in Russia probe

    October 31, 2017 2:05 AM 7

    The special counsel investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has indicted its former chairman. Special counsel Robert Mueller has also revealed how a campaign adviser lied to the FBI about meetings with Russian intermediaries. Paul Manafort, who steered Trump’s campaign for much of last year, and business

  • Trump Campaign Got Early Word Russia Had Democrats’ Emails

    October 31, 2017 1:23 AM 10

    Mr. Papadopoulos repeatedly promoted the idea of a “history making” meeting between Mr. Trump and Vladimir V. Putin, the Russian president. Senior campaign officials, however, said that Mr. Trump should not make the trip and leave it to someone “low level in the campaign so as not to send any signal,’’ according to an email cited in court documents