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  • Global Entrepreneurship Summit: 1,500 delegates to meet, Ivanka to lead US

    August 17, 2017 9:52 AM 2

    Event will see 400 entrepreneurs from India, 400 from US and 400 from the rest of the world The event will see 400 entrepreneurs from India, 400 from the US and 400 from the rest of the world and a total of 300 investors.Around 1,500 delegates from over 160 countries will participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held in Hyderabad

  • The 14-year-old girl who just became the face of South Sudan’s massive refugee crisis

    August 17, 2017 9:24 AM

    More women and children are fleeing as South Sudan's civil war intensifies. As of Thursday, there are now one million South Sudanese refugees living in Uganda, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said, as fighting has flared up between rebel groups and government forces in the protracted civil war in South Sudan. About 1,800 refugees

  • Number of South Sudan refugees in Uganda tops 1 million

    August 17, 2017 9:24 AM 1

    Refugees from South Sudan continue to flee the civil war across the Ugandan border, with their number now topping one million, according to the UN. Uganda has called for help with housing and feeding the newcomers. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the influx, which escalated as the fighting reignited in July 2016. During the last 12 months

  • Saudi-Qatar border reopened for hajj pilgrims amid rift

    August 17, 2017 7:24 AM 1

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it is reopening its border with Qatar to let pilgrims attend the hajj, marking a breakthrough in a monthslong rift between the two Gulf countries. The official Saudi Press Agency reported that Qatari pilgrims will be allowed to enter the kingdom by land and that pilgrims would then be flown onward from two Saudi

  • Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

    August 17, 2017 7:13 AM 1

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists. A parade of prominent Republicans also rebuked Trump, as well as U.S. ally Britain

  • Saudi border to open for Qatari pilgrims attending Hajj

    August 17, 2017 6:34 AM 2

    Saudi Arabia will open its border with Qatar to allow Muslim pilgrims to attend the annual Hajj in Mecca beginning this month, state media say. The announcement came after the first high-level meeting between the two sides since the Saudis and their allies cut all links with Qatar in June. A tight embargo has forced Qatar to import food by sea and air to meet the basic

  • Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people in busiest day

    August 17, 2017 1:21 AM 2

    Spain's coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour period amid a spike in the number of migrant arrivals. The rescued migrants were in 15 vessels including toy paddleboats and a jet ski and included 35 children and a baby. The UN says more than 9,000 people have arrived in Spain so far this year - three times as many as the previous

  • Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

    August 17, 2017 1:02 AM

    CANBERRA, Australia — Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday. But the Australian Transport Safety Bureau cautioned that the drift analysis by Australian science agency

  • Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslide

    August 16, 2017 10:13 PM 2

    People rush to bury their dead amid fears of disease outbreak in one of the worst disasters that has killed over 300. Facing the threat of disease, people in Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, Freetown, in one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory

  • Kenyan Democracy’s Missed Opportunity

    August 16, 2017 9:42 PM 2

    Last Tuesday, Nairobi felt like a city awaiting the apocalypse. Streets normally clogged with traffic were eerily quiet. Grocery-store shelves had been largely emptied of supplies. Anxious wealthy residents booked flights out of town, conveniently scheduling their summer vacations to avoid the chaos of a Kenyan national election. The Chinese government