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Central African Republic peace deal – violated and fragile

Six months after armed CAR rebels signed a peace deal with the government, some have flagrantly violated it, experts say, as citizens wonder why the warlords even have seats at the...

Central African Republic peace deal – violated and fragile

Source: dw.com

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that followed the signing of a deal signed in February, civilians continue to suffer daily acts of violence, the top UN official in the country told the Se...
03:17, 06/21/2019

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Republic. The government has issued an ultimatum to the leader of a militia group known as 3R, calling on him to hand over those responsible. The bloodshe...
13:34, 05/23/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
23:17, 05/22/2019

French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic PARIS (AP) — A 77-year-old French-Spanish nun has been killed in Central African Republic, where she taught poor schoolgirls. The diocese of Albi in southern France said in a statement that Sister Ines Nieves Sancho was found decapitated near Berberati. The reason for the attack is unclear. Local me...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Russian troops to join U.N. force in Central African Republic soon: ministry Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to Central African Republic where they will form part of a United Nations mission to help stabilize the country, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian foreign ministry official as saying....
12:34, 06/03/2019

UN chief welcomes establishment of inclusive government in Central African Republic United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the establishment in the Central African Republic (CAR) of a government in line with an early February peace deal struck with more than a dozen armed groups active in the country....
18:17, 04/28/2019

WHO sees high risk as polio breaks out in Central African Republic Two cases of polio have been reported in the Central African Republic, the World Health Organization said in a report on Tuesday, the latest setback for global efforts to eradicate the crippling disease....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Central African Republic militia leader and football executive, transferred to ICC Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona, the coordinator of a mainly Christian militia faction in the Central African Republic and a senior African football executive, has been transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face accusations of crimes against humanity and war crimes....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Treaty of Versailles 100 years on: A fragile peace and a fraught legacy In November 1918, an armistice ended the fighting in World War I. But it took seven months until the official peace treaty was signed. Germany, meanwhile, always objected to its terms....
04:34, 06/28/2019

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said on Sunday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote....
13:17, 06/22/2019

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest....
15:51, 06/06/2019

Celtic seal deal for promising Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Afolabi Forward joins on three-year deal after leaving SouthamptonAfolabi in attendance for League Cup win over DunfermlineCeltic have successfully deflected interest from clubs from England to secure the highly regarded Republic of Ireland junior international Jonathan Afolabi, with the striker putting pen...
21:34, 08/18/2019

Why a Taliban peace deal won't end bloodshed in Afghanistan The Taliban continue to attack civilians in Afghanistan despite reportedly pledging to negotiators in Qatar that they would stop. What is the militant group trying to achieve by continuing these violent attacks?...
22:17, 07/26/2019

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On one side of the re-purposed ballroom tables, U.S. e...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Multimillion-dollar compensation deal for South African miners Tens of thousands of workers who contracted fatal illnesses win £280m in class actionTens of thousands of gold miners in South Africa who contracted fatal illnesses while working underground have won a compensation deal from their former employers that could be worth more than £280m.A high court in ...
05:51, 07/27/2019

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue in Qatar....
04:00, 08/06/2019

| Mozambique's Renamo says members attacked after peace deal Mozambique's former rebel group-turned-opposition party Renamo on Friday said its members came under attack just days after the signing of a historic peace deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
17:00, 08/18/2019

Pompeo Sees Afghan Peace Deal Possible by September Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that “the hour has come for peace” in Afghanistan and that he hopes there will be a peace deal with the Taliban by September....
08:00, 06/26/2019

Eritrea's military service still 'repressive' despite peace deal: HRW Eritrea is forcing thousands of students and teachers into indefinite national service, driving many into exile and frustrating hopes that a peace deal with Ethiopia might end conscription, Human Rights Watch said on Friday....
11:00, 08/09/2019

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
03:00, 08/17/2019

Protesters storm Bahrain Embassy in Iraq over U.S. peace deal Protesters stormed the Bahrain Embassy in Iraq late Thursday, burning the Israeli and U.S. flags in opposition to the peace conference more than 700 miles away....
05:34, 06/29/2019

UN experts: Mali peace signatories failed to accelerate deal U.N. experts say signatories to a 2015 peace agreement in Mali have failed to accelerate its implementation as promised amid growing rivalries and popular resentment against the deal as well as increasing attacks by militants in the region...
04:00, 08/15/2019

| Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
22:00, 08/07/2019

| Mozambique government, rebels seal final peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
02:34, 08/07/2019

| Renamo fighters start disarming as part of Mozambique peace deal Mozambique's main opposition party and former rebel movement Renamo began disarming members of its armed wing as part of a prospective peace deal that will see the fighters re-integrated into the country's armed forces....
09:17, 07/31/2019

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the Taliban....
17:00, 08/15/2019

A Peace Corps for Climate Change Is Among the Most Popular Green New Deal Policies Americans want to get to work saving the planet from catastrophic climate change. Presidential candidate Jay Inslee’s idea of forming a Climate Conservation Corps—akin to the Peace Corps and Americorps—is among the most popular climate policies associated with the Green New Deal....
19:00, 06/08/2019

South Sudan rivals agree on 6-month extension in peace deal South Sudan's once-warring parties on Friday agreed to delay key next steps in a fragile peace deal by six months after the main opposition warned it might walk away....
21:51, 05/03/2019

Russia's Lavrov says 'extremely significant' differences with Japan on peace deal: RIA Moscow and Tokyo still have "extremely significant" differences over a World War Two peace deal that Japan hopes will end a territorial row between them, RIA news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Friday....
11:17, 05/10/2019

More than 100 civilians killed in South Sudan violence after peace deal: U.N. report South Sudan's army and several armed groups killed more than 100 civilians in a surge in violence in a southern region of the country after the signing of a peace deal last year, a U.N. report said on Wednesday....
16:51, 07/03/2019

U.S. crafting surrender plan, not peace deal: Palestinian foreign minister The United States seems to be crafting a plan for a Palestinian surrender to Israel instead of a peace deal, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told a meeting at the United Nations attended by U.S. Middle East peace negotiator Jason Greenblatt....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Houthis tell U.N. to press Saudi-led forces to implement Yemen peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement called on the United Nations on Saturday to press the Saudi-led coalition to implement the Hodeidah agreement, al-Masirah TV said, citing the movement's political office....
00:34, 05/12/2019

US, Guatemala ink migration deal on Central American asylum-seekers The deal may see citizens of Honduras and El Salvador forced to apply for asylum in Guatemala. In the US, the Supreme Court has given President Trump the green light to redirect funds to build part of his border wall....
10:34, 07/27/2019

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peace deal has triggered anxiety among many Afghans....
19:17, 08/03/2019

Arab League head warns no Mideast peace deal without Palestinian state The head of the Arab League warned on Monday that attempts to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict will be in vain without the establishment of a Palestinian state on all territories occupied by Israel in the 1967 Middle East war....
16:34, 06/17/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal that had been stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
17:17, 05/11/2019

Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal rise A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan....
12:17, 08/03/2019

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001....
21:20, 08/11/2019

Trump's 'deal of the century' hasn't a hope of bringing peace | Yehuda Shaul Nothing short of ending ending legal discrimination will make a difference to Israel and PalestineHere in Jerusalem, we await publication of Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, which is expected to be released in the coming weeks. The US president has promised it will bring an end to a century-lon...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes At a small migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border, a Honduran is disappointed over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central America...
05:51, 06/10/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America....
02:34, 06/10/2019

Peace in the Gulf ‘at a critical juncture’ says DiCarlo, urging continuation of Iran nuclear deal The Iran nuclear deal must “continue to work for all”, despite moves by both the United States and Iran which have destabilized the “hard-won” 2015 agreement, the UN Political Affairs chief told Security Council members on Wednesday. ...
21:34, 06/26/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan. ...
09:34, 06/23/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to prevent other armed groups from using Afghanistan to do harm abroad. The inspector general’s report noted risks to human rights and women’s rights that wo...
02:17, 05/02/2019

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government by Wednesday night's deadline. ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any other college campus. Except, perhaps, when it co...
22:00, 06/11/2019

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
15:17, 07/15/2019

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border with Guatemala....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Asian shares up, sentiment still fragile after U.S. GDP Asian shares rebounded on Monday after strong U.S. first-quarter economic growth boosted the S&P 500 index to a record high, and the recovery was also supported by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months....
06:51, 04/29/2019

Fragile Wozniacki another top casualty in Paris Caroline Wozniacki completed a hat-trick of first round exits on red clay this season as she became the third former world number one to fall in the first round of the French Open....
19:51, 05/27/2019

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing......
14:34, 06/06/2019

Central America to Central Europe: Hondurans in Germany Annually, thousands of people leave Central America to search for more-sustainable conditions elsewhere. Most head to the United States. But some Central Americas have applied for asylum in Germany and the EU....
22:17, 07/26/2019

The Big Strong Fast and Furious Men Have Very Fragile Egos: Report You would think, given the advanced state of musculature, experience, and career level of action stars like The Rock, Jason Statham, and Vin Diesel, that all three would feel very secure and self-actualized. You would, reportedly, be wrong! The Wall Street Journal hilariously says that all three top...
05:51, 08/03/2019

German port a battleground for EU’s fragile political center BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — Support for Germany’s Social Democrats has ebbed dramatically in recent years, and nowhere is their fate more closely watched than in the northern city-state of Bremen. The center-left party has dominated the proud port’s politics since the end of World War II...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Fragile masculinity: why no one in the Fast and Furious films can lose a fight Details have emerged of Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham’s contractual demands, which oblige their characters to throw equal numbers of punches. Where will the stalemate end?People may go and see Hobbs & Shaw for a variety of reasons. Maybe they’re Fast and Furious fanatics. Perhaps they love the id...
14:17, 08/02/2019

Male makeup brand War Paint slammed as ‘fragile masculinity’ Gender fluidity is becoming less taboo, so when cosmetics brand War Paint — “Makeup Design By Men, For Men” — launched recently, they probably didn’t expect a backlash like this. “War paint. For men who’ve never been within 1000 miles of an actual war,” tweets @MykeCole. R...
01:51, 05/11/2019

Intensifying fighting in Syria's Idlib threatens fragile ceasefire The lives of 3 million civilians in jihadi-controlled Idlib are at risk due to an escalation in Syrian and Russian attacks. The fighting threatens a shaky truce that has been in place since September....
01:34, 05/04/2019

Fragile calm returns to stock markets as yuan steadies Asian shares steadied slightly on Wednesday as investors caught their breath from a searing week-long selloff, with steps taken by Chinese authorities to contain a sliding yuan helping calm fears of a full-blown Sino-U.S. trade and currency war....
06:34, 08/07/2019

Kubica thwarted by updates falling off "fragile" Williams in Germany Robert Kubica says his German Grand Prix Friday practice running was compromised by some parts of Williams's aerodynamic Formula 1 update package falling off a car that is "too fragile"...
03:17, 07/27/2019

Czech government survives no-confidence vote but cabinet still fragile The Czech minority government led by the populist ANO party on Thursday survived a vote of no confidence in parliament after public protests against Prime Minister Andrej Babis, but the cabinet's fate was still in the balance....
13:17, 06/27/2019

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories — their steepest drops since the start of 2019....
06:51, 05/24/2019

Asia stocks fragile as trade anxiety overshadows Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade frictions between the world's two largest economies....
07:17, 05/22/2019

Iranian lawmaker says explosions at UAE port show Gulf security is fragile A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Sunday that explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates showed that the security of Gulf states is fragile....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Celebrating National Fragile X Awareness Day by lighting Fourth Ave. underpass teal TUCSON – To celebrate National Fragile X Awareness Day, the Fourth Avenue underpass was lit up teal on Monday, July 22. It was lit up teal to represent the color of the FRAXA Research Foundation. Fragile X is the most common inherited form of Autism and developmental disability. It’s cau...
22:34, 07/23/2019

Destruction of wetlands: swamp rats eating away at Louisiana's fragile coastline The US state of Louisiana has funded a program to slaughter nutria, or swamp rats, laying waste to the coastline. The animals eat the roots of swamp vegetation to the point they have no chance of growing back....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Blogger Bilal Khan's murder spotlights fragile free speech in Pakistan The recent killing of a young Pakistani blogger, known for criticizing the nation's powerful military, has once again reignited the debate about the deteriorating freedom of expression in the country....
16:51, 06/18/2019

Asian shares off five-week low, remain fragile amid U.S.-China trade tensions Asian shares staggered up from five-week lows on Tuesday but remained fragile after U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods shocked financial markets and fueled worries that trade talks may be derailed....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Asian shares off five-week low, remain fragile on renewed U.S.-China trade worries Asian shares staggered up from five-week lows on Tuesday but remained fragile after U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods shocked financial markets and fueled worries that trade talks may be derailed....
06:34, 05/07/2019

CEE MARKETS-Stocks join wider European fall, forint remains fragile Central European stocks fell on Monday amid souring market sentiment after German chipmaker Infineon halted shipments to Huawei Technologies in the face of a U.S. crackdown on the Chinese firm, and Ryanair issued a profit warning. While Frankfurt's main stock index fell 1.8%...
17:51, 05/20/2019

China gains, auto sector lift Asian shares, but sentiment fragile Asian shares rose on Tuesday, lifted by gains in China and as auto firms climbed on merger news, but broad uncertainties over trade and economic growth kept investor enthusiasm in check....
09:17, 05/28/2019

Fragile Cease-Fire Takes Hold Between Israel and Gaza After Weekend Attacks Two days of rocket attacks and airstrikes left 22 Palestinians and four Israelis dead, in the worst violence between the two sides since the 2014 war....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Nikkei snaps 4 days of losses but mood stays fragile; energy firms weak Japan's Nikkei eked out small gains on Thursday on bargain-hunting after the past week's heavy selling, but sentiment remained frail over uncertain prospects for a resolution to the U.S.-China trade conflict. The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 0.37% to 20,593.35 after four straight days of los...
09:34, 08/08/2019

Ahead of 2020 elections, situation in Burundi shows encouraging signs but remains fragile A UN Security Council meeting on the security and political situation in Burundi was held on Friday, as the country continues to grapple with a four-year-long crisis and is gearing up for new elections in 2020....
01:00, 06/15/2019

N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated After multiple team owners raised concerns, the league is looking into whether a frenetic free agency period included offers that are not permitted by the N.B.A. collective bargaining agreement....
02:51, 07/24/2019

Judge: Qualcomm violated antitrust law Qualcomm used its market dominance to illegally squeeze excessive licensing fees out of phone manufacturers, a federal judge in California ruled, delivering a major jolt to the critical components market for next-generation smartphones....
02:34, 05/23/2019

My wife says sex makes her feel violated, but she won’t talk about it Asking about it usually leaves her sobbing and accusing me of pushing her too far. I want to know why she gets so upsetMy partner and I have been together for 18 years and have two wonderful children and a happy life. Our sex life has never been as good as I would like, and this has been a cause of ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

AOC-obsessed man violated order of protection: cops Police are on the hunt for a DC man obsessed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he allegedly violated an order of protection and descended on her Queens office building for the second time in a month, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Sources say Douala Hashi, 31, violated an order of pro...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products. Two diplomats said Tuesday that the Russians and Chine...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
23:34, 05/22/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the children, unbeknownst to the parents,...
21:34, 06/15/2019

WeWork warns it may have violated the Securities Act when its CEO gave interviews in May CEO Adam Neumann gave interviews to Business Insider and Axios in May, just months before WeWork's S-1 became public, which may violate the SEC's quiet period rules....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
14:17, 06/14/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Anti-Terror Bill To Become Law. Centre Says No Rights Will Be Violated An amendment to an anti-terror bill to designate individuals as "terrorists" was passed in parliament today, with 147 votes in its favour and 42 against it. "Terrorism has no religion, terrorists are......
13:51, 08/02/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the children, unbeknownst to the parents, had shoplifted...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions TOKYO (AP) — U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and says sanctions must be kept in place. Bolton said Saturday in Tokyo that the U.S. position on the North’s denu...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Lynne Patton Doesn't Care if She Violated the Hatch Act Again When Lynne Patton isn’t violating the sensibilities of hairdressers this side of 1999, she’s possibly violating the Hatch Act, a federal law meant to prevent officials from politicizing positions in the government, with her social media habits....
20:51, 05/27/2019

Judge: License law violated speech rights of Georgia guides SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says Georgia’s oldest city violated the free-speech rights of tour guides by requiring them to obtain a license under a local law that has since been scrapped. The ruling Monday in U.S. District Court is largely a symbolic victory for Savannah tour guides w...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Police union: Chief violated law in case of 5 fired officers ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The president of the St. Paul police union says the city’s police chief broke a state law by revealing details about a case that cost five officers their jobs. St. Paul Police Federation head Paul Kuntz said Friday that police Chief Todd Axtell gave “an incomplete ...
22:51, 06/15/2019

Pompeo: Trump's claim that Kerry violated Logan Act is 'true' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he believes President Trump was correct when he suggested former secretary of state John Kerry violated the Logan Act....
23:17, 05/23/2019

Hubby of missing mom Jennifer Dulos may have violated bond by coming to NY The estranged husband of a missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Dulos crossed state lines into New York on Monday — a possible violation of the conditions of his release, a new report said Tuesday. Fotis was released on a $500,000 bond on June 11 after pleading not guilty to charges of hindering prose...
01:34, 06/26/2019

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks....
06:00, 05/25/2019

Investigators believe five poultry companies violated immigration law, search warrants say Unsealed documents detail trove of evidence, including videotaped statements by managers indicating they knew many undocumented immigrants had been hired....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of interest case, a watchdog ruled on Wednesday.According...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using an exit lane to enter the Strait of Hormuz....
00:17, 07/21/2019

San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home....
07:34, 05/27/2019

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Washington-based Crew says tweet about her father’s re-election bid breaks rule that limits political activity by federal workersIvanka Trump has been accused of violating the Hatch Act, which bans government workers from speaking out on political campaign issues, over a tweet she wrote before her f...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
21:34, 06/13/2019

Diana Ross feels ‘violated’ by airport screener’s touching NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Diana Ross says she feels “violated” by an airport screener who touched her between her legs after she performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. In a series of tweets on Sunday, the Motown legend says she blames the Transportation Security Administration...
19:34, 05/05/2019

Diana Ross says she felt 'violated' by airport security check Soul legend says, ‘I still feel her hands between my legs, front and back’ after alleged incident at New Orleans airportDiana Ross has said she was left “violated” by an airport security check in New Orleans.The soul singer was travelling to the city to perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage fes...
12:00, 05/06/2019

North Korea missile test violated U.N. resolutions, says Japan North Korea's latest missile launch violated United Nations resolutions calling for a halt to such ballistic weapons tests, a spokesman for Japan's government said on Friday....
11:17, 05/10/2019

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have broken the law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
00:00, 08/15/2019

U.S. judge expected to address whether ex-Trump adviser Stone violated gag order President Donald Trump's former adviser, Roger Stone, will appear in federal court on Tuesday and the judge is likely to decide whether to revoke his bond after prosecutors alleged Stone violated a gag order by discussing his case on social media....
15:34, 07/16/2019

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
05:34, 05/25/2019

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims his human rights were violated in 2017 when he fought the fire near William’s Lake in British Columbi...
18:51, 05/22/2019

Russia denies its strategic bombers violated South Korean air space Russia's Ministry of Defence on Tuesday denied that its strategic bombers had violated South Korean air space and accused South Korean jets of carrying out dangerous maneuvers that threatened its aircraft, the RIA news agency reported....
11:34, 07/23/2019

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time a senior US official has made such a statement.“Th...
07:51, 05/25/2019

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
21:51, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Huawei says detained CFO to seek extradition stay, rights violated Huawei said on Wednesday that it will seek to stay extradition proceedings against its detained chief financial officer, saying her business activities were conducted with the full knowledge of banking officials....
21:34, 05/08/2019

Lawyers for ex-Trump adviser Stone deny he violated judge's gag order Lawyers for Roger Stone, a former political adviser to President Donald Trump, on Thursday denied accusations by prosecutors that he violated a court-imposed gag order by posting comments on social media about former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Oral Roberts University settles U.S. claim it violated admissions incentive ban Oral Roberts University agreed to pay $303,502 to resolve allegations it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of tuition the school received by enrolling recruited students, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
22:17, 06/05/2019

Secret Border Patrol chat is not first time a group has violated Facebook policies The company’s strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly clashing with its capacity to monitor those that break rules against hate speech and harassment, critics say....
21:17, 07/05/2019

U.S. prosecutors say ex-Trump adviser Stone violated court-imposed media gag order Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused U.S. President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone of violating a court-imposed media gag order by posting comments on social media about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Report Finds Canada Prime Minister Trudeau Violated Conflict of Interest Law (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the nation’s conflict of interest law by pressuring his former attorney general to help SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. settle corruption charges out of court, Canada’s ethics watchdog ruled. Since the Montreal-based engineering firm would h...
01:34, 08/15/2019

Qualcomm shares plunge on report federal judge rules it has violated antitrust law Shares of Qualcomm sank more than 12% in premarket trading Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the company unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal....
12:17, 05/22/2019

Appeals court rules Trump violated First Amendment by blocking Twitter users A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that President Trump is not allowed to block people on Twitter over statements he does not like, affirming a lower court’s decision that declared the president’s account a “public forum.”...
19:17, 07/09/2019

Jury says county violated a state's criminal records law. The total payout could be almost $67 million. Mugshots, dates of birth and other data from the arrests of nearly 67,000 people in a Pennsylvania county were available publicly online for two years. Even if their records had been expunged....
06:00, 05/30/2019

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters...
19:51, 07/09/2019

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by leaning on his state political account to pick up the tab for the early days of his presidential campaign. “This complaint is based upon informat...
02:51, 08/02/2019

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
02:51, 07/24/2019

Violated: Audra McDonald Calls Out Playgoer Who Snapped Photo of Her During Nude Scene The the-a-tah (or theater to the uninitiated) used to be should be a bastion of taste, class and grace as we immerse ourselves fully in the world being created on the stage by actors of immense skill and talent....
05:34, 07/25/2019

South Korea fires 360 shots at Russian jets after planes violated airspace SOUTH Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots at Russian military planes after one violated the country’s airspace twice, Seoul officials have said....
23:00, 07/23/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) said on Wednesday. ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Ethics Office Examines Allegations That Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
17:51, 07/27/2019

Judge finds Navy SEAL's fair trial rights violated in war crimes case The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused's right to a fair trial....
17:00, 06/01/2019

Judge bars Roger Stone from social media, says ex-Trump adviser violated gag order A federal judge on Tuesday barred former Trump adviser Roger Stone – facing charges of tampering, obstruction and false statements in a case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller – from posting anything on social media, after determining Stone violated her gag order not to discuss the case....
21:51, 07/16/2019

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russian military aircraft that violated its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace....
07:34, 07/23/2019

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to what Iranian officials claim....
04:34, 06/21/2019

Judge finds Navy SEAL’s fair trial rights violated in war crimes case SAN DIEGO – The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused’s right to a fair trial. The finding came near the en...
21:51, 06/01/2019

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. The state...
12:17, 05/27/2019

Justin Trudeau violated ethics laws, watchdog finds weeks before Canadian election Canada's ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict-of-interest case....
06:00, 08/15/2019

South Korea Says It Fired 360 Rounds of Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, in the first such incident between the countries. Three Russian military planes — two Tu-95 bombers and one A-...
10:51, 07/23/2019

Court tosses suit alleging Trump violated Constitution with political hotel guests ​A federal appeals court gave President Trump a huge win on Wednesday when it tossed a lawsuit that claimed he was violating the Constitution by profiting from foreign government officials staying at his DC hotel. The lawsuit was brought by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Colum...
22:17, 07/10/2019

Gavin Grimm: victory for trans student as US judge rules bathroom bill violated rights Decision is a major victory in case that has come to embody the debate around transgender student rightsA federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board’s transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm, the latest in a string of decisions nationwide that fav...
06:17, 08/10/2019

Ilhan Omar violated campaign finance rules, investigation finds, as more questions about tax filings arise Omar used campaign funds to pay for personal out-of-state travel and help on her tax returns and must reimburse her former campaign committee nearly $3,500....
06:00, 06/07/2019

Trump says gains he's made are 'fragile' President Donald Trump on Wednesday listed steps his administration had taken to bolster conservative causes and oppose abortion, warning evangelical voters that it all could change very quickly with the "wrong person" in the White House. (June 26)        ...
21:17, 06/26/2019

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of the company, which have soared since it settled a ma...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Diana Ross tweets that TSA 'violated' her at New Orleans airport after Jazz Fest show A stunned Diana Ross has tweeted that she was "treated like (expletive)" by TSA at the New Orleans airport after playing Jazz Fest.        ...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Ethics commissioner finds Canada PM Trudeau violated ethics Canada’s ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country’s former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict of interest case...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L......
18:00, 05/22/2019

Dominican Republic deaths: What is going on At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
18:34, 06/20/2019

What You Should Know About Canceling Flights to the Dominican Republic The passing of New York-based restaurant owner Vittorio Caruso this week marks the eighth confirmed death of an American tourist visiting the Dominican Republican this year....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Another American has died in the Dominican Republic A 56-year-old man from Long Island, New York, has died in the Dominican Republic, according to multiple reports.       ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

'Knights of the Old Republic' could become a Star Wars movie While the Star Wars franchise will take a new direction after the Skywalker arc ends with Episode 9, the next movie might still tell a familiar story. According to BuzzFeed News, a Star Wars film based on the classic LucasArts RPG Knights of the Old......
15:51, 05/24/2019

Third US tourist died at same hotel in Dominican Republic Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a vacationing Pennsylvania psychotherapist died at the same hotel where a pair of U.S. tourists were found dead five days later....
20:17, 06/05/2019

Dominican Republic says US tourist died of natural causes The Georgia man who suddenly passed away during a trip to the Dominican Republic earlier this year died from natural causes, and his death was “isolated in occurrence,” the country’s tourism minister said this week. Tracy Jester Jr., 31, of Forsyth, died March 17 after a day of sightseei...
17:34, 07/17/2019

Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on July 22 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Monday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Real-time economic data releases.................. ...
10:51, 07/22/2019

Couple gets E. coli on trip to Dominican Republic A Florida couple warns that the Dominican Republic is a “dangerous place to go” after contracting E. coli during a recent visit. Larry and Ronnie Adelman booked a trip this month to Punta Cana for their 50th wedding anniversary, but it didn’t end up being the romantic destination t...
02:51, 06/19/2019

Hedonism, sex and fear – why the Weimar republic is in vogue From Fritz Lang to Brecht, 1920s German culture is being celebrated in print and on stage – perhaps because it has clear echoes todayIt was one of the most febrile and fascinating periods in the 20th century. A time when cultural creativity and technical innovation walked hand in hand with political...
18:00, 05/25/2019

NYC man dies during liposuction at Dominican Republic clinic A New York City restaurant worker died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in the Dominican Republic — and his mom is calling on US authorities to investigate his death amid the slew of Americans dying in the country. Manuel Nuñez, 28, of Upper Manhattan died Tuesday after he scheduled ...
21:17, 06/14/2019

David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Reports indicated Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, said his son was resting following surgery and that no organs were damaged in the shooting. Doctors expect a full recovery, he said....
10:34, 06/10/2019

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he’s asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to step in to lend investigative su...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on July 24 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Real-time economic data releases.................. ...
10:00, 07/24/2019

Report: A Knights Of The Old Republic Movie Is Being Written BioWare’s classic Star Wars RPG Knights of the Old Republic is being turned into a film project at Lucasfilm, Buzzfeed reports, with Laeta Kalogridis (Alita: Battle Angel) writing the screenplay....
07:34, 05/24/2019

Czech Republic handed 2020 Fed Cup wildcard Eleven-times champions Czech Republic have been handed a wildcard for next April's revamped Fed Cup finals in Budapest, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Wednesday....
20:34, 08/14/2019

Two more Americans reported dead after Dominican Republic vacations Two more Americans — a man from Kansas and a woman from Pennsylvania — died during vacations in the Dominican Republic, amid a recent spate of tourist deaths in the country, according to a new report. The families of Chris Palmer — a 41-year-old Army veteran from Kansas who died on April 18, 2018, a...
18:17, 06/21/2019

McAfee detained in Dominican Republic, released after four days John McAfee, the eccentric creator of eponymous antivirus computer software, and an entourage were detained by Dominican immigration authorities for entering the country with a cache of firearms and ammunition, the Public Ministry said on Thursday....
04:00, 07/26/2019

Another Dominican Republic tourist’s mysterious death revealed A North Carolina woman is questioning the cause of her father’s death in the Dominican Republic — in the wake of the recent string of American tourist fatalities in the embattled nation, according to a new report. Antonio Reyes, of Wake County, never made it home from his stay at the Bah...
16:34, 06/27/2019

Reports: David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The father of David Ortiz says the former Boston Red Sox slugger has been shot and wounded in his native Dominican Republic. Leo Ortiz told ESPN.com on Sunday night that Ortiz was shot while at an entertainment center in Santo Domingo. Leo Ortiz says he got a...
09:17, 06/10/2019

Ninth American tourist dies in Dominican Republic Dominican Republic officials are investigating the death of a 55-year-old New Jersey man found dead in a hotel room there last Thursday, marking the ninth American tourist to die on the island nation in recent months....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Delhi Police Mistakes Independence Day For Republic Day, Taken To Court The Delhi Police allegedly referred to the country's Independence Day on August 15 as "Republic Day" in a recent advisory, resulting in a petition being filed against it in the national capital's high......
13:17, 08/13/2019

Georgia man is 11th Dominican Republic tourist to die in a year The death of a Georgia man has been confirmed by the US State Department — making him the 11th American tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic over the past year. Tracy Jerome Jester Jr., 31, of Forsyth, died on March 17 — as a result of “respiratory issues,” according to ...
14:34, 07/15/2019

Millionaire John McAfee arrested in Dominican Republic Authorities in the Dominican Republic say millionaire John McAfee has been arrested aboard a yacht carrying high-caliber weapons, ammunition and military-style gear...
02:51, 07/25/2019

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Detroit man lands in ICU after not canceling Dominican Republic trip A Detroit man says he fell critically ill during a Dominican Republic vacation — after he decided against canceling his stay in the wake of recent tourist deaths on the island. Alejandro “AJ” Jones wound up in intensive care after getting sick in the town of Puerto Plata, according to re...
04:51, 07/10/2019

A 10th American has died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic A man from New York died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic earlier this month, according to a US State Department official, making him the 10th American tourist to have died during or after their stay in the Caribbean nation....
11:00, 06/24/2019

A New Jersey man is dead after falling ill in the Dominican Republic, his family says Joseph Allen died at a hotel in the Dominican Republic last week, his family says, making him at least the ninth US tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort, or after becoming ill at one, over the past 13 months....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Mom who survived brutal Dominican Republic attack blames herself A Delaware mom who claims she was savagely beaten while vacationing in the Dominican Republic says she blames herself for the attack that nearly killed her. Tammy Lawrence-Daley is still reeling from the alleged January assault, which left her with a broken nose, fractured hand, partial hearing loss...
18:34, 05/31/2019

David Ortiz shot in ambush at Dominican Republic bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
10:17, 06/10/2019

Venezuelan billionaire's home raided in Dominican Republic Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linked to one of Venezuela's richest men....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island this year are a statistically normal phenomenon, not a mystery. Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García says autopsies show the tourists died of natural ...
01:34, 06/22/2019

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, reports say Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.       ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Yoga teacher dragged out to sea is latest to die in Dominican Republic A 42-year-old yoga teacher from Pennsylvania died this week when she was swept out to sea in the Dominican Republic — the eighth American tourist death reported in the country in recent weeks. Surely Miller’s body was recovered by a local fisherman Wednesday after she vanished from a beach the...
22:51, 06/13/2019

Denver man dies in Dominican Republic after being taken off plane due to illness Khalid Adkins of Denver died at a Santo Domingo hospital after he was deemed to ill to fly home from the Dominican Republic.       ...
17:34, 06/27/2019

More info out over deaths in Dominican Republic, like man foaming at mouth More information is coming out about tourists who have mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic, including a New Jersey resident who suddenly fell ill last week — and an Arizona man who had “something green” foaming from his mouth following his death, a report says. “It wa...
06:17, 06/18/2019

John McAfee jailed in Dominican Republic on gun charges John McAfee of antivirus software fame and his entourage were detained for several days in the Dominican Republic after authorities discovered firearms and ammo on his yacht, according to reports. The eponymous founder of the PC software security giant docked his yacht, Great Mystery, in Puerto Plat...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country for all of 2018, according to iwaspoisoned.com. In J...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Tourist returns from nightmare Dominican Republic trip: ‘Just don’t go’ A Florida man who fell sick with a mystery illness during a Dominican Republic vacation is warning other travelers to avoid the country altogether, according to reports. “Don’t go,” said Jerry Martin, who went with his wife to Caribe Club Princess Beach Resort & Spa in Punta Cana last month for the...
22:00, 06/12/2019

ISIS Claims First Attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo Islamic State propagandists said the group was responsible for an assault that left eight Congolese soldiers dead. It was the group’s first Congo attack....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Teen wakes up from coma after she’s hospitalized in Dominican Republic The Argentinian teen who fell unconscious on a Dominican Republic vacation because of a life-threatening diabetic condition has woken up from her coma. Candela Saccone, 15, has been taken off a ventilator after she was hospitalized June 19 while staying at a Punta Cana resort, according to Argentini...
22:51, 06/28/2019

Dominican Republic resort deaths mystery: timeline The Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers, is in the spotlight for reasons no country heavily dependent on tourism ever wants to be associated with – a rash of deaths of seemingly healthy people who succumbed under oddly similar circumstances....
23:34, 06/13/2019

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which required 29.5 hours of work a week — with no benefits. “Long a champion of equality in all its guises, The New Republic is looking for an editor to oversee a ...
05:00, 06/26/2019

David Ortiz up and walking after being shot in Dominican Republic “Big Papi’’ has taken his first steps since being seriously wounded over the weekend. A rep for David Ortiz said the former Red Sox superstar walked a short distance, with help, while recovering from his second surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday, according to CNN. Still, “He’ll be ...
23:17, 06/11/2019

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz is in stable condition following surgery after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday.       ...
15:17, 06/10/2019

UK charity rebuffs ties to Republic of Congo leader A new report has investigated the UK-registered Brazzaville Foundation and raised questions over its role in the oil-rich Republic of Congo, especially in connection with President Denis Sassou N'Guesso....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Kentuckian Remains Vigilant During Dominican Republic Trip (LEX 18) – The recent string of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic has heightened fears about visiting that country. Some people here in Kentucky tell LEX 18 that they’re changing their travel plans while others say they’ll take the risk. Kentuckian Erica Cook says when she a...
00:51, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic tourism has dropped more than 74 percent: study Tourism to the Dominican Republic has taken a massive hit as the embattled Caribbean nation grapples with an onslaught of reports revealing American tourists are dying and falling sick there in droves. Trips booked to the island dropped by 74.3 percent for the months of July and August compared to t...
21:51, 06/26/2019

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
03:34, 06/19/2019

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvania, all died of respiratory failure at a resort at ...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Vacationers Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
01:00, 06/24/2019

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
16:34, 06/22/2019

Woman drowns in Dominican Republic on her first vacation in 12 years A 68-year-old English granny drowned in her five-star hotel's pool while vacationing in the Dominican Republic -- her first vacation in 12 years, an inquest heard this week, reports said....
13:51, 07/28/2019

Another American dies from cosmetic surgery in Dominican Republic A Westchester mom died while getting a tummy tuck at a medical clinic in the Dominican Republic — just weeks after an Alabama teacher passed away while undergoing surgery at the same facility, according to local reports Tuesday. Alexandra Medina, 33, traveled to the Doctor Urenea Arias clinic in San...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Refunds for US-to-Dominican Republic plane tickets up 127 percent The number of refunds for plane tickets from the US to the Dominican Republic skyrocketed 127 percent so far this year, compared to the same period last year, amid the recent string of tourist deaths and illnesses in the embattled country, according to findings released this week. Research conducted...
00:00, 07/03/2019

China accuses U.S. of meddling with Dominican Republic ties China's Embassy in the Dominican Republic on Thursday accused the United States of trying to interfere in its relations with the Caribbean nation, condemning remarks it attributed to a U.S. official as "lacking in respect" to both nations....
21:51, 05/23/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Major League Baseball star David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, reports said. The retired Boston Red Sox slugger was taken to a local hospital in Santo Domingo. His condition is unclear. “They called to tell me that David is injured and that they ...
11:34, 06/10/2019

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to get involved. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said...
11:17, 06/30/2019

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
21:51, 06/10/2019

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year.       ...
03:17, 07/17/2019

David Ortiz had complained about lack of security in the Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz complained about the lack of security in his native Dominican Republic in 2015 — four years before he was badly wounded in a shooting there. “I like to go to my country, and I know that people love you and take care of you,’’ Ortiz, a k a “Big......
20:17, 06/10/2019

Video captures David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic bar Chilling video shows the moment David Ortiz is shot at a Dominican Republic bar, leaving the baseball star slumped on the ground as other patrons flee in terror. The former Boston Red Sox slugger can be seen at an outside table with another man on Sunday when a gunman runs up behind him — a......
20:17, 06/10/2019

Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there’s ‘nothing to hide’ about recent deaths The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there was nothing unusual about the recent deaths of eight American tourists. All of them died of natural causes, Francisco Javier García told reporters Friday. “We want the truth to prevail,” García said. “There is nothing to hide here.” Friends ...
19:51, 06/22/2019

PA man alleges he was ambushed at same Dominican Republic resort as Delaware woman A Pennsylvania man raised allegations earlier this week that he was ambushed while on vacation at the same Dominican Republic resort when a Delaware woman claimed she was attacked and beaten by a hotel employee....
19:34, 06/22/2019

So many people are pulling out of Dominican Republic trips after mystery deaths New Yorkers are getting cold feet when it comes to vacationing in the Dominican Republic — in light of a growing number of tourist deaths there, travel agents told The Post Friday. Several clients — including a couple with a destination wedding booked at a Punta Cana resort — have ...
21:17, 06/14/2019

Rediscovering a Jewish cultural legacy at 'The Weimar Republic of Yiddishland' Held in the city of Goethe and Schiller, Yiddish Summer Weimar is the world's most prominent annual Yiddish culture event. This year it revives the Jewish creative fervor associated with Weimar-era Germany....
18:51, 07/12/2019

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts are cautioning travelers not to rush to conclusions...
09:17, 06/08/2019

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband died in 2018 of pulmonary edema and a heart attac...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the country’s Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier García said in a statement....
04:17, 07/19/2019

UN welcomes progress in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia naming dispute The Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the naming dispute between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Matthew Nimetz, has welcomed the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia parliament’s decision to ratify an agreement on a new name for the latter country, following a di...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Dominican Republic deaths at resorts appear unrelated, authorities say after autopsies Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania woman and a Maryland couple at the same resort appear to be unrelated.        ...
16:17, 06/07/2019

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pictures from her room balcony last Saturday when she......
07:34, 06/06/2019

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
00:17, 06/13/2019

Americans are cancelling trips to Dominican Republic following mysterious deaths After a string of mysterious deaths and illnesses, US tourists are rethinking plans to visit the Dominican Republic. More than 2 million Americans visit the Caribbean nation annually, but nine US tourists have died there in the last year....
17:00, 06/22/2019

Another American tourist dies while staying at Dominican Republic resort _____ The son of a New York City woman who died celebrating her birthday amid a spate of reported illnesses and deaths in the Dominican Republic is blaming the Caribbean country for her death. Leyla Cox, 53, an MRI technician from Staten Island, was staying at the Excellence resort in Punta Cana whe...
21:34, 06/15/2019

Argentinian teen wakes from coma after falling ill in Dominican Republic An Argentinian teen who was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic after falling into a coma while on vacation has woken up, according to media reports. ...
03:34, 06/29/2019

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, is suing Majestic Resorts, the parent company of the Majestic Elegance Pun...
17:51, 07/18/2019

Chuck Schumer weighs in on Dominican Republic deaths, says ATF should also investigate The Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, D-NY., says the U.S. government needs additional support from the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to determine what caused the deaths of over 10 Americans who vacationed to the Dominican Republic since June 2018....
18:00, 06/30/2019

New Jersey man becomes latest American tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort NBC News- A New Jersey man died last week while staying at a resort in the Dominican Republic, becoming at least the ninth American tourist to die under mysterious circumstances while visiting the small Caribbean country. Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his room Thursday at the Terra Linda Resor...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Mom assaulted in Dominican Republic accuses resort of victim blaming The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort accused hotel honchos of victim-blaming when they questioned parts of her story this week. “[We] feel confident that viewers and the public can see that the hotel’s attempt to blame the victim in this case is thei...
04:51, 06/09/2019

Dominican Republic sends McAfee to Britain, without guns or yacht Tech guru John McAfee, creator of the eponymous antivirus computer software, has arrived in Britain from the Dominican Republic, where he was detained with his wife for entering the Caribbean nation with firearms on his yacht, his lawyer said on Friday....
22:17, 07/26/2019

Czech Republic: Thousands protest replacement of justice minister Thousands of Czechs have rallied to protest the planned appointment of the country's new justice minister. Protesters say proposed new minister Marie Benesova is too close to the current president and prime minister....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz was shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic and was recovering in a hospital in Santo Domingo on Monday, the Red Sox said in a statement....
16:34, 06/10/2019

Dozens of 'Parrotheads' reportedly sickened during trip to Dominican Republic Dozens of Jimmy Buffett fans claim they were sickened while visiting the Dominican Republic in April, and while some allegedly tested positive for salmonella, the rest remain stumped by their symptoms....
02:51, 06/18/2019

Another American has died in the Dominican Republic, bringing total to at least 8 this year A 56-year-old man from Long Island, New York, has died in the Dominican Republic, according to multiple reports.       ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
04:00, 06/21/2019

Mom recounts savage beating during vacation at Dominican Republic resort A Delaware mother’s Dominican Republic getaway with her husband and best friends turned into a hellish nightmare when she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour-long “savage attack” at a resort and left for dead, the woman claimed. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington revealed the details of...
19:00, 05/30/2019

First photo emerges of David Ortiz after Dominican Republic shooting This is one of the first photos of David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” following his ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The former Red Sox slugger appears to be unconscious — with a medical tube up his nose and doctors by his side — as he recovers at a l...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Families plan own autopsies for couple who died in Dominican Republic The bodies of Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day — the Maryland couple found dead in a hotel room in the Dominican Republic — have been flown back to the US, as their families prepare to have autopsies performed. Relatives are hashing out funeral plans but will have autopsies and toxicology tests ...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Tourist who died at Dominican Republic resort had a heart attack The Pennsylvania tourist found dead at a Dominican Republic resort succumbed to a heart attack — and her symptoms were strikingly similar to those of the Maryland couple who died there five days later, according to Dominican authorities. Miranda Schaup-Werner, 41, did have a history of heart c...
15:34, 06/07/2019

The eerie similarities surrounding Dominican Republic tourist deaths A sixth American tourist was reported Monday to have died from a mysterious illness at a Dominican Republic resort — the latest in a string of disturbingly similar fatalities. Many of the deaths — and several other severe illnesses — involve healthy, middle-aged adults who had taken a drink from the...
05:51, 06/11/2019

Jimmy Buffett fan group became seriously ill while staying at Dominican Republic hotel A group of Jimmy Buffett fans from Oklahoma say they became seriously ill while staying at a hotel in the Dominican Republic in April.       ...
01:17, 06/18/2019

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new Prime Minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama teacher latest to die in the Dominican Republic from cosmetic surgery An Alabama high school teacher who traveled to the Dominican Republic for elective procedures died from complications, according to a report. Alicia Renette Williams, a 45-year-old mom, suffered blood clots from going under the knife June 2 on the Caribbean island, news station WBRC reported. Willia...
16:34, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Polls have opened for the European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic, with a centrist party led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis expected to w...
15:34, 05/24/2019

Tourist death count at Dominican Republic resorts rises Another American tourist died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic — bringing the recent spate of mysterious deaths to six and prompting an investigation by the FBI, according to a new report. Robert Bell Wallace, 67, of California, died after drinking from the minibar in his room at the Hard...
15:51, 06/10/2019

Man whose family fell ill at Dominican Republic resort: 'Think twice, think hard' about traveling there A man whose family fell ill on a recent vacation to the Dominican Republic told "Fox & Friends" Thursday that he would advise people to "think hard" about whether to travel to the Caribbean nation. ...
22:51, 06/20/2019

Flight to Dominican Republic from Newark rerouted after passengers fall ill JetBlue Flight 1203 left Newark International Airport at around 6 a.m. and was supposed to land in Santo Domingo by 10 a.m., according to the airline's flight tracker....
23:51, 07/14/2019

Family reveals another tourist’s mystery death in Dominican Republic The sudden death of yet another American tourist at a resort in the Dominican Republic is being called into question, some five months after he died. Jerry Curran, 78, passed away on Jan. 26, three days after arriving in the country with his wife Janet, his family told WKYC 3. “He went to the Domini...
16:34, 06/14/2019

Engaged tourist hospitalized after poolside drinks in Dominican Republic An engaged North Carolina woman says she got “deathly sick” on a Dominican Republic vacation after drinking from her resort’s poolside bar. “I FaceTimed my daughter and … I was crying, I said, ‘I don’t know if I’m going to make it back home,'” Te...
21:51, 06/26/2019

Two more tourists suffered mystery illnesses on Dominican Republic trips More mysterious illnesses are coming out of the Dominican Republic, including a Canadian woman who was “poisoned” by a strange odor in her hotel room that sent her into a terrifying fit of spasms, a report says. Tina Hammell of Ontario said she stayed three years ago at the Grand Bahia P...
21:34, 06/25/2019

Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India by KS Komireddi – review A blistering polemic exposes the country’s malaise under Narendra ModiAlmost a decade ago, I travelled to a small town in Gujarat, a state in the west of India, to hear Narendra Modi speak to a rally. It started late in the evening and a crowd had already spread across the vacant lot of land that wa...
21:34, 08/05/2019

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closed after mom’s savage ‘beatdown’ The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware mother said she was savagely beaten and left for dead has temporarily shuttered — because fewer and fewer tourists want to stay there. Majestic Resorts said it has lost thousands of customers since reports about American vacationers dying or being serio...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Czech Republic: protesters demand prime minister's resignation About 250,000 people gathered in Prague to direct anger at Andrej Babiš, who has been labelled a threat to democracyAn estimated 250,000 people have demanded the resignation of the Czech Republic’s prime minister in the country’s biggest display of dissent since the 1989 velvet revolution that ended...
02:00, 06/24/2019

Here's why authorities say David Ortiz was mistakenly attacked in the Dominican Republic The shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic left fans wondering why would anyone try to kill Big Papi. Turns out, according to prosecutors, he wasn't the intended target....
12:34, 06/20/2019

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox, of New Brighton, died on June 10, just one day after celebrating her 53rd birthday, her distraught son told the Staten Island Advance, saying she wou...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Toxicologist says a colorless, odorless 'intoxicant' could be cause of Dominican Republic deaths A toxicologist has theorized that the shocking number of sudden deaths stemming from visits to results in the Dominican Republic could be the result of toxic exposure....
16:17, 06/21/2019

NJ man who died in February ‘eerily’ similar to Dominican Republic deaths A vacationing New Jersey man died in the Dominican Republic after he was discovered in his hotel room incapacitated — and his family says his case was “eerily” similar to other recent tourist deaths on the island. Richard Johnson, 85, was in “great health” when he embar...
23:51, 07/24/2019

New Jersey man, 55, is latest case of tourist's death in Dominican Republic The State Department confirmed to Fox News the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
05:00, 06/18/2019

Queens mom latest fatality reported at Dominican Republic resort A “vibrant” Queens mom of four is the latest fatality to be reported at a Dominican Republic resort — where she died within hours of coming down with a mystery stomach illness. Donette Edge Cannon, 38, visited the embattled tourist destination on a family trip last year to Sunscape Bávar...
21:17, 06/21/2019

Ex-Boston slugger David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is hospitalized following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican Republic       ...
10:17, 06/10/2019

FBI testing minibar samples at Dominican Republic resort: report The FBI is reportedly analyzing alcohol samples from at least one minibar at the popular Bahia Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic to see if hotel booze is, in fact, to blame for the country’s recent string of tourist deaths. Ministry of Health communications director Carlos Suero told C...
07:51, 06/20/2019

Czech Republic urges EU to start talks with North Macedonia The Czech prime minister is urging the European Union to start accession talks with North Macedonia, saying failure to do so would send the wrong message to would-be members of the bloc....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta Air Lines is allowing passengers flying to the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana airport to change or cancel their flights without penalty amid a recent spate of mysterious deaths and illnesses in the country. The airline announced flight changes for trips to Punta Cana won’t be subjected ...
16:34, 06/27/2019

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz recovering after shooting in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz was recovering in a Santo Domingo hospital on Monday after a man shot him in the back in a nightclub late Sunday, according to the team and local media....
16:51, 06/10/2019

Pompeo highlights importance of democracy in Dominican Republic: statement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the importance of democratic institutions in the Dominican Republic with President Danilo Medina, according to a statement released Thursday, ahead of the Caribbean nation's 2020 election....
09:51, 07/12/2019

David Ortiz makes first statement since Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz made his first statement Monday since leaving the hospital, where he spent a number of days recovering from a shooting last month in the Dominican Republic....
02:17, 07/30/2019

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
07:51, 06/14/2019

Flight bookings from US to the Dominican Republic are slowly recovering: report Flight bookings from the US to the Dominican Republic are making a slow recovery — following a dramatic slump amid the recent string of mysterious tourist deaths in the Caribbean nation, new data shows. A report compiled by ForwardKeys, which analyzes more than 17 million flight bookings each ...
14:51, 07/05/2019

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, spokesman for the Dominican National Police....
05:51, 06/10/2019

Sick dad kicked off return flight from Dominican Republic has died A Denver dad of two who was booted from a flight home from the Dominican Republic when he became sick is the latest to die in the country, his family said. Khalid Adkins’ family confirmed Wednesday that he died under unknown circumstances at a hospital on the Caribbean island, where there have...
16:34, 06/27/2019

An American is attacked in the Dominican Republic. A resort says police question her story. Tammy Lawrence-Daley says an employee beat and strangled her. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana claims Dominican police say there are "weak spots and unanswered questions."...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Dominican Republic hotel says Delaware woman requested $2.2M before going public with attack The hotel where a Delaware woman claims she was beaten released a statement about the attack and ensuing investigation.        ...
18:34, 06/06/2019

Son of woman who died in Dominican Republic slams nation's 'disgraceful' response The Dominican government's "disgraceful" response to a string of Americans falling ill in the Caribbean nation shows something's not right with their account, according to the son of one woman who died....
07:51, 06/22/2019

Czech Republic approved for Viper, Black Hawk helicopter purchases The U.S. State Department has approved two possible contracts with Czech Republic worth more than $1 billion for AH-1Z Viper and UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters....
15:17, 05/07/2019

As Banana Republic sells hijabs, Muslim shoppers wonder: Is it inclusion or appropriation? Major retailers have courted Muslim shoppers in recent years, with the addition of hijabs and other “modest” fashion items such as high-neck tunics and floor-length cardigans....
03:51, 08/01/2019

Travelers worried about Dominican Republic trips after tourist deaths: study The series of tourist deaths that have come out of the Dominican Republic has raised concerns among travelers, according to a new study. A survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that 78% of respondents were concerned about US tourists dying in the embattled destination, according to Travel Weekl...
05:51, 07/17/2019

3 Americans found dead in Dominican Republic ‘sister’ resorts within 5 days The three died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances at two resorts in the Caribbean island nation, according to local authorities and the U.S. State Department....
07:51, 06/06/2019

Long Island pizzeria owner is latest Dominican Republic death A Long Island pizzeria owner joins the growing list of tourists who have died suddenly in the Dominican Republic. Vittorio Caruso, 56 of Glen Cove, died June 17 while staying at the Boca Chica Resort in Santo Domingo, the US State Department confirmed to Fox News Friday. His sister-in-law, Lisa Mari...
00:51, 06/23/2019

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
22:34, 06/18/2019

Maryland couple found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found unresponsive in their hotel room after missing their scheduled checkout time on Thursday.        ...
22:34, 06/02/2019

Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room A Maryland couple has been found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, which the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory about in April....
18:17, 06/02/2019

Senior trip to Dominican Republic descends into disaster after group falls ill A group of Oklahoma teens’ senior trip to the Dominican Republic was ruined when they fell sick with a mysterious illness. The recent Deer Creek High School graduates flew on June 8 to the embattled Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, where at least two Americans have died and others have ...
06:17, 06/18/2019

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertainment centre in Santo Domingo on Sunday. Continue ...
07:17, 06/10/2019

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by the Boston Globe claim Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic beatdown victim’s hubby says authorities lying about attack The husband of the woman who said she was savagely beaten at a Dominican Republic resort says authorities there bungled the investigation into the attack — and are lying about it now....
06:34, 06/02/2019

Brother of Barbara Corcoran died in Dominican Republic hotel after drink The brother of real estate maven Barbara Corcoran was found dead in his Dominican Republic hotel room under the same mysterious circumstances as a number of other US tourists, the “Shark Tank” star has revealed. Corcoran, 70, told TMZ on Tuesday that her brother John, 60, was on vacation...
22:00, 06/12/2019

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said....
12:17, 07/15/2019

Bodies of Maryland couple who died at Dominican Republic resort returned to US Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic on May 30.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Couple vacationing in Dominican Republic found dead in hotel room Months after a Delaware mom said she survived a savage beating while on vacation in the Dominican Republic, an engaged Maryland couple was found dead inside their hotel room in that country, according to new reports. Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, of Prince George’s County, wer...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting Police in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday arrested six men -- including the suspected gunman -- in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Speculation about motive for David Ortiz shooting still rampant in Dominican Republic Skepticism about the motive for David Ortiz's shooting remains rampant in the Dominican Republic even after the official explanation.       ...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint x-rayed the man’s bag and determined it needed further inspection, the agency said in a press releas...
09:17, 06/18/2019

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor from minibars The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in the Dominican Republican announced it is removing liquor dispensers from all guest rooms after the deaths of Americans that have shaken the island’s tourism and raised concerns over the use of unregulated liquor. At least nine American tourists have died while v...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
14:34, 06/18/2019

Maryland couple found dead in their Dominican republic hotel room Edward Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, were found dead in their hotel room by hotel staff in the Dominican Republic.        ...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closes after woman claims she was beaten there The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware woman says she was beaten unconscious is temporarily closing due to low occupancy.       ...
14:34, 08/14/2019

Woman spends Dominican Republic honeymoon in hospital due to mystery illness A woman from Virginia traveled to the Dominican Republic for her honeymoon but instead became the latest US tourist to become “violently ill” from a mystery illness in the Caribbean nation, a report said. Skylar Martin and her husband, Derek Martin, were staying at the Hard Rock Hotel & ...
02:51, 06/19/2019

Bodies of Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic returned to US The bodies of a Maryland couple who died in the Dominican Republic while on vacation on May 30 have been brought back to the United States, according to their family lawyer, Steven Bullock....
03:51, 06/12/2019

Euro 2020: Republic of Ireland complete lacklustre victory over Gibraltar • An own goal and Brady’s late effort keep Republic top of group• Czech Republic now level with England at head of Group AJoseph Chipolina’s own goal and a late effort from Robbie Brady handed the Republic of Ireland a Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Gibraltar.On a night when 36,281 turned up at t...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Dominican Republic mystery deepens after third US tourist dies of respiratory failure A Pennsylvania tourist collapsed and died in the same Dominican Republic hotel where an engaged couple from Maryland was found dead five days later — and from the very same condition, according to alarming reports. Psychotherapist Miranda Schaup-Werner, 41, from Allentown, died in front of her...
13:51, 06/05/2019

Teen tourist falls into coma on Dominican Republic trip: report Candela Saccone, 15, had been scheduled to return home from Punta Cana on June 19 after traveling there earlier in the week, but she reportedly got sick that morning....
04:34, 06/26/2019

Delta and JetBlue waiving change fees for flights to Dominican Republic Delta and JetBlue are waiving change fees for flights to the Dominican Republic. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Fearless Girl Scouts still heading to Dominican Republic despite tourist deaths A group of Girl Scouts is heading down to the Dominican Republic, telling their local TV station that they’ve been waiting “months” to take the trip — and couldn’t care less about the nine tourists who’ve died there. “We don’t need to live in fear,R...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
17:34, 06/18/2019

US-to-Dominican Republic flight bookings rebounding after tourist deaths, report says Flight bookings from the U.S. to the Dominican Republic have started rebounding after a spate of tourist deaths between late May and late June.       ...
19:34, 07/08/2019

Cause of death revealed for couple found in Dominican Republic hotel room The engaged Maryland couple whose bodies were found in a hotel room in the Dominican Republic died of respiratory failure, according to a report. Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, were set to head home Thursday, the day they were discovered dead at the Bahía Príncipe hotel in the Playa ...
18:34, 06/04/2019

Chaos, hope, change: stories from 70 years of the People's Republic of China Seven decades after Mao declared the beginning of a new era, Chinese people reflect on the dizzying and jolting changes that have forged the modern nationThis year marks 70 years since Mao Zedong stood in Tiananmen Square in Beijing and declared the beginning of the People’s Republic of China. To th...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Long Island dentist working again after he was paralyzed by Dominican Republic wave A Long Island dentist is back at work — though not filling cavities just yet — months after he was paralyzed by a monster 8-foot wave that slammed into him during a “mancation” in the Dominican Republic. John Brofsky, 62, was on his 13th annual trip with his pals in the Caribbean country on March......
21:51, 08/02/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz suffered serious internal injuries after he was shot in the back while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, according to authorities. Ortiz, 43, was at the Dial Bar and Lounge in the eastern part of Santo Domingo on Sunday night when a gunman fired once at c...
01:51, 06/12/2019

Tourist claims she was raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort A Staten Island woman is claiming that she was raped and thrown from a second-story balcony during a nightmare stay at a Dominican Republic resort last month, according to a new report. The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, told ABC 7 that she was staying at the Ocean Blue & Sand in June when.....
17:34, 07/10/2019

Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort chain where four American tourists have died. Vanessa McNelley-Neal and her husband, James Neal, stayed last November at the Bahia Principe hotels, whe...
18:00, 06/13/2019

A woman says she was brutally attacked and left for dead at a Dominican Republic resort Google Maps Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, Delaware, claimed in a Facebook post that she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour attack at a Dominican Republic resort in January. She said the incident happened while she was vacationing with her husband and friends at the all-inclusive...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Georgia mom suspects son’s death is linked to recent Dominican Republic fatalities A Georgia mom is raising questions after her son mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic earlier this year — and she believes there’s a connection to the recent spate of US tourist fatalities in the Caribbean nation, according to a new report. Tracy Jester Jr., 31, of Henry County, flew to...
16:34, 07/11/2019

VAR to be used at African Cup from quarterfinals onwards African Cup of Nations to use VAR for the first time at this year's tournament from the quarterfinals onwards        ...
20:17, 04/30/2019

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Colorado man visiting Dominican Republic dies, removed from flight home after falling ill The family of a Denver man who was visiting the Dominican Republic with his daughter says he has died in a local hospital after he became critically ill this week....
17:51, 06/27/2019

Bill Clinton visits Dominican Republic amid spate of tourist deaths Health crisis? What health crisis? Former President Bill Clinton apparently isn’t losing sleep over the recent spate of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic – heading to the island nation to soak up some sun. “Welcome, Bill Clinton, to the DR,” tweeted José Tomás Pérez, t...
04:17, 07/19/2019

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
22:51, 06/03/2019

For Dominican Republic, six U.S. tourist deaths, the shooting of David Ortiz and an image problem In a country of azure waters and white sand beaches — which attracts more American visitors than France — cancellations are up, hotel officials say, and the government has launched a public-relations campaign....
21:51, 06/12/2019

Latest tourist death in Dominican Republic attributed to natural causes, country officials say The Attorney General's Office of the Dominican Republic says the latest American tourist death in the country was due to natural causes.       ...
04:34, 06/26/2019

Delaware woman who says she was brutally beaten in the Dominican Republic sues resort for $3 million The Delaware woman who claims she was beaten unconscious in the Dominican Republic has sued the resort for $3 million.       ...
15:17, 07/18/2019

Europe heatwave breaks records in Germany, Czech Republic as region sizzles A scorching heatwave is baking western and central Europe, setting new temperature records for June in Germany and the Czech Republic as forecasters warn it will get hotter before the heat dissipates....
17:51, 06/27/2019

David Ortiz wasn't intended target of Dominican Republic shooting, police say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the intended target of a shooting earlier this month in his native Dominican Republic, officials said Wednesday....
22:00, 06/20/2019

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.       ...
07:51, 06/13/2019

American dies in Dominican Republic after botched liposuction performed by unlicensed gynecologist A New York man had died while under the knife for liposuction by a doctor in the Dominican Republic who has had at least three other patients die while in surgery....
00:51, 06/15/2019

Oklahoma Jimmy Buffett fans mysteriously fall ill while vacationing in Dominican Republic A group of Jimmy Buffett-diehards from Oklahoma were sick as hell in paradise — the latest in an ever-growing list of tourists to be sickened during a jaunt to the Dominican Republic, a report said. Dana Flowers, a travel agent who vacationed to Punta Cana with the Buffett-loving Central Oklahoma Pa...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Missing surfer’s family hopes Dominican Republic cases will renew interest The family of a Florida surfer who vanished in the Dominican Republic three years ago hopes the recent spate of mysterious incidents out of the country might draw renewed interest in his case. Since he vanished without a trace, Darryl Fornatora’s family has received limited information regardi...
16:34, 06/14/2019

Dominican Republic resort claims Tammy Lawrence-Daley demanded $2.2M before going public The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year had requested $2.2 million in compensation before she went public about the alleged ordeal, the tourist spot claimed in a new statement. The Majestic Elegance Resort — where Tammy Lawrence-...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Newlywed’s illness on Dominican Republic honeymoon ‘spiraled’ into years-long ordeal A Virginia woman who fell sick on her honeymoon to the Dominican Republic says the undiagnosable illness upended her life for years — leading to nonstop vomiting episodes, countless hospital stays and the loss of her job. For more than three years, Carrie Clark never went more than a couple of...
09:34, 07/03/2019

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the county’s tourism industry. “It’s all a hysteria against the Dominican Republic, to hurt our tourism, ...
11:51, 06/20/2019

Dominican Republic invites ATF to help with tourist death probe in letter to Chuck Schumer The Dominican Republic has formally invited the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to help lead the probe into the troubling spate of tourist deaths there. José Tomás Pérez, the country’s ambassador to the US, wrote to Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday “unequivocally” ...
21:17, 07/03/2019

Hard Rock resort owner blames Dominican Republic deaths on ‘different water’ The chairman of the Hard Rock resort chain is now claiming that “different water” may have accounted for the mysterious deaths of 13 tourists in the Dominican Republic, including two who died at his hotel. “The reality is that when people travel abroad, people get sick simply many times by just drin...
17:17, 06/30/2019

Oklahoma high school graduates fall ill during Dominican Republic trip, parent says A graduation trip to the Dominican Republic for a group of Oklahoma teens took a turn earlier this month when part of the group became mysteriously ill during their stay in the Caribbean nation, where at least nine Americans have died while vacationing....
15:17, 06/18/2019

Delaware woman recounts attack at Dominican Republic resort in viral post Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was brutally beaten while on a vacation to the Dominican Republic in January.        ...
08:51, 06/01/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital for Boston after bar shooting David Ortiz is on his way to Boston Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as “Big Papi” was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in the Dominican Republic, investigators said....
09:17, 06/11/2019

Manchester United star Marcos Rojo flees Dominican Republic hotel Manchester United star Marcos Rojo packed his bags and fled a Dominican Republic vacation after reports revealed his hotel was where a California tourist mysteriously died. The 29-year-old Argentinian soccer player checked in with his family to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana before he ...
15:34, 06/12/2019

Woman suspects sister’s Dominican Republic death is linked to latest fatalities The family of a Pennsylvania bride-to-be who died under circumstances similar to those of guests at the Grand Bahía Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic says it’s “impossible” that her sudden death at a hotel owned by the same company isn’t related. Yvette Monique Sport,...
20:00, 06/11/2019

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, family and State Department confirm Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.       ...
22:34, 06/18/2019

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Member States, António Guterres has announced....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Cause of death revealed for Long Island pizzeria owner who died in Dominican Republic Long Island pizzeria owner Vittorio Caruso, the 10th American to die in the Dominican Republic, died from respiratory and heart failure, according to a new report. The preliminary autopsy report was released by the country’s Attorney General’s office, CNN reported. Caruso, of Glen Cove, had been liv...
15:00, 06/25/2019

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
18:00, 07/08/2019

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
17:17, 06/17/2019

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural land is currently underutilized. Crop yields could...
00:00, 05/31/2019

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
14:17, 05/27/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
22:51, 05/26/2019

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths In the wake of several tourist deaths, Hard Rock will remove liquor dispensers in its Dominican Republic and Mexican rooms starting this week.       ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Disney's planning a movie based on Xbox classic Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic For being one of the most potent brands on the planet—right alongside its corporately owned buddies over in the MCU—the Star Wars films are currently at something of a crossroads. Sure, The Rise Of Skywalker is going to make a billion dollars (at least) when it arrives in theaters this December, end...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
23:51, 06/10/2019

David Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, thanks friend for 'heroism' after husband shot at Dominican Republic bar David Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, thanked a friend Thursday who helped save her husband’s life after he was shot and wounded at a Dominican Republic bar over the weekend....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Canadian woman who says she fell critically ill on Dominican Republic vacation says doctor flagged possible poisoning A Canadian woman who stayed at a Bahia Principe resort in the Dominican Republic in 2016 alleges that she fell critically ill after being exposed to a strong chemical odor in her room and that she's been battling a multitude of health problems since then....
02:17, 06/27/2019

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic performance amid travel safety concerns Rick Springfield pulled the plug on a show in the Dominican Republic for safety reasons after several U.S. tourists have died while vacationing there.       ...
20:51, 07/04/2019

Georgia man confirmed dead in Dominican Republic only the latest case in string of American fatalities there The State Department on Sunday confirmed another American fatality in the Dominican Republic, a tourist who died of "respiratory illness" in March -- and who is the 11th American to die in the Caribbean country this year....
23:17, 07/15/2019

Beyond Prague: Experience the Czech Republic's grand castles, countryside and a bone church To experience more of the real Czech Republic, take a bus or train ride outside of Prague to see some of the many worthwhile sights just beyond.       ...
20:51, 07/31/2019

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines waive change fees after tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
14:51, 06/27/2019

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
19:34, 06/22/2019

David Ortiz is being treated at a Boston hospital as Dominican Republic police try to figure out why he was shot A day after David Ortiz was flown to Boston to recover from a gunshot wound, police in the Dominican Republic are working to find out why the legendary former Red Sox slugger was attacked in his native country....
17:34, 06/11/2019

Dominican Republic’s Hard Rock Hotel to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana is removing all liquor dispensers in guestroom minibars after a string of suspicious deaths and illnesses in the past year at the Dominican Republic resort, hotel management said. The hotel is also hiring a US healthcare company to “ensure the on-site healt...
19:51, 06/22/2019

Dominican Republic officials downplay spate of American tourist deaths in Caribbean nation Dominican Republic officials on Friday appeared to downplay the recent spate of American tourist deaths that have occurred in the Caribbean nation over the last year....
20:51, 06/21/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Delaware woman sues luxury resort in Dominican Republic for $3 million over alleged attack A Delaware woman who says she was viciously beaten by an employee where she was staying in January while on vacation in the Dominican Republic is suing the resort company for $3 million....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Juan Williams: Dominican Republic hasn't 'been transparent or clear' amid resort deaths The Dominican government hasn't been explicit enough regarding suspicious deaths or illnesses in the popular vacation destination over the last year, according to Juan Williams....
04:34, 06/21/2019

Iran’s president says new US sanctions targeting Islamic Republic’s supreme leader, others are ‘outrageous and idiotic’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says new US sanctions targeting Islamic Republic’s supreme leader, others are ‘outrageous and idiotic’...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican Republic Sunday evening. Enrique Rojas of ESPN reportedly heard directly from Ortiz’s father that Ortiz was shot “in an amusement center” in Santo Dom...
05:00, 06/10/2019

New York woman says she was drugged, raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort: report A New York woman was allegedly raped and thrown from the second-story balcony while vacationing in the Dominican Republic last month, according to a report....
06:34, 07/10/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans A new exhibit of African lions is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Visitors will have an opportunity to see critically endangered lions. (May 17)        ...
23:34, 05/17/2019

| CSA plans to boot out African teams from Africa T20 Cup Cricket South Africa is planning on booting out African teams from the Africa T20 Cup and the tournament will now be called the CSA Provincial T20 tournament....
12:34, 08/08/2019

Endangered African penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo African penguins are an endangered species. Their numbers have dropped by more than 60 percent in the past three decades and only 23,000 breeding pairs are known to exist....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two with Ayman Ashraf, and shot into the right corner of ...
01:34, 06/22/2019

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo is one of the world’s most turbulent regions ...
15:17, 06/18/2019

African Cup: Cameroon starts with win, Ghana upstaged Cameroon had to work hard on Tuesday to open its title defense with a win at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt and Ghana was the latest team to be upstaged by an underdog. Cameroon found it difficult to break down Guinea-Bissau until defender Yaya Banana was left unmarked from a corner to head in ...
02:34, 06/26/2019

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on Thursday. Algeria won 1-0 thanks to Youcef Belaili’s goal early in the second half of the Group C game in Cairo. That put Algeria through to the...
22:17, 06/27/2019

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code with roots in colonial times. Ecstatic activists in the packed courtroom cheered the unanimous decision, which came less tha...
20:00, 06/11/2019

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Boxing News....
13:34, 08/14/2019

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28)        ...
04:34, 05/29/2019

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
18:17, 05/23/2019

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to seek out or receive these important services, a U...
22:17, 05/22/2019

African Cup: Salah scores as Egypt sails through to last 16 Mohamed Salah scored with a trademark left-foot shot and lapped up the praise from fans as host Egypt sailed through to the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The Liverpool forward also set up the first goal for captain Ahmed el-Mohamady in a 2-0 win over Congo. Salah’...
01:51, 06/27/2019

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
23:34, 07/19/2019

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
13:17, 06/25/2019

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
14:17, 07/30/2019

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko became k...
04:34, 07/09/2019

Rocky the escaped African cat spotted again in Virginia FRANKLIN, Va. (AP) — The exotic African cat that escaped from its owner’s house has been spotted again in Virginia, this time more than 150 miles (240 kilometers) from its North Carolina home. The cat’s owner previously told news outlets his pet, Rocky, escaped from his coastal North Car...
20:17, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
18:34, 05/26/2019

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win over Zimbabwe 9.53pm BST The hosts stride on to the next round with a perfect record - three wins from three matches and no goals conceded - and they wi...
04:17, 07/01/2019

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
16:17, 08/13/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on July 10 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wonder...
08:17, 07/10/2019

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
15:00, 05/16/2019

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....
13:17, 06/20/2019

African Champions League final abandoned after VAR row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equaliser....
10:51, 06/01/2019

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country, the fifth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
14:51, 07/31/2019

Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home....
21:17, 04/28/2019

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
21:17, 06/08/2019

Third Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they will cull 30,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in northern Bulgaria, the third industrial farm hit by the fast spreading deadly virus....
02:34, 07/27/2019

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the end to a naming dispute that has roiled the region f...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Kansas man, Pennsylvania woman died suddenly in Dominican Republic, bringing US citizen death total to 11 The families of two U.S. citizens have come forward to Fox News to report that they died suddenly while visiting the Dominican Republic. They have been identified as Chris Palmer, a 41-year-old Army veteran from Kansas who died April 18, 2018, and Barbara Diane Maser-Mitchell, a 69-year-old retired ...
23:51, 06/20/2019

Hannity says calls to jail Trump make U.S. a ‘banana republic.’ Let’s review his tapes on Hillary Clinton. The Fox News host objected to Nancy Pelosi's suggestion that Trump go to prison. But we found 20 instances of Hannity or a guest on his show suggesting the same for the 2016 Democratic nominee for president....
19:51, 06/07/2019

California man died in April at Dominican Republic resort after drink from hotel room minibar, family says A fourth U.S. tourist died after he fell critically and suddenly ill at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic about a month before three others died in their rooms, Fox News has learned....
22:17, 06/09/2019

Colorado couple files suit alleging chemicals at Dominican Republic resort made them critically ill A Colorado couple has filed a lawsuit in the Dominican Republic against the hotel chain where at least four American tourists have died in the past year, alleging that they fell ill because of pesticides while staying at one of the chain's properties last year....
23:34, 06/06/2019

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines are waiving change fees in wake of tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Star Wars: Battlefront II — Capital Supremacy on Naboo, Droidekas, and Old Republic tank coming June 26 Star Wars: Battlefront II's June 26 update brings Capital Supremacy to Naboo, Droidekas, and the TX-30 Old Republic tank for the Clone Army.Read More...
07:00, 06/09/2019

Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was result of mistaken identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was result of mistaken identity....
00:34, 06/20/2019

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actually going somewhere....
21:34, 07/09/2019

Ramadan: ‘It will be a test but the peace you get is beautiful’ A month of fasting brings both challenge and rewards. Three Muslims explain how they combine its spirituality with their busy livesTonight, after sunset, hundreds of millions of Muslims across the world will embark on Ramadan, the ninth and holiest month of the Islamic calendar, in which it is belie...
19:17, 05/05/2019

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have to have consult with leadership on the next steps. The negotiations, held since last year in Qatar, sought a deal in which the US would withdraw its tr...
20:34, 08/12/2019

Three days of peace: Woodstock at 50 – in pictures On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the founder and creator Michael Lang talks through his memories of the three-day festival to celebrate a new edition of a book looking back on the 1969 event Continue reading......
09:34, 08/15/2019

First men on the moon ‘came in peace’ to UN Headquarters ‘for all mankind’ As the world remembers Saturday’s 50th anniversary of the “giant leap for mankind” made by all those involved in the pioneering Apollo 11 space programme, we take a look back at the visit made by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins, to UN Headquarters in New York, just a few ...
22:51, 07/19/2019

Children’s Peace garden vandalized TUCSON – The Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park is a place that was built for local children to come and find comfort. Monday, the garden was trashed by vandals. Pots and plants smashed, benches turned over and graffiti on the walls. Neighborhood association president Yol...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Paris nudists can't be naked in peace They just want to get naked in Paris in peace, but some French naturists say the city's clothes-free zone in the Bois de Vincennes park is the target of unwelcome voyeurs....
15:17, 07/25/2019

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
04:34, 06/28/2019

Senegal vs. Algeria, Mane vs. Mahrez in African Cup final Riyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury time for Algeria to beat Nigeria 2-1 and progress to the African Cup of Nations final against Senegal       ...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
22:17, 06/30/2019

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 07/22/2019

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
21:17, 07/21/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....
21:17, 04/28/2019

African swine fever has crept from China to Europe. Will it hit the U.S.? At least 129 outbreaks have been reported since African swine fever was first identified in August, reducing the country’s hog population by 40 million and leading to the extermination of an estimated 1 million hogs, Chinese officials say. Experts believe infection numbers and the number of culled p...
18:17, 05/09/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing China’s Pigs  A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in neighboring Mongolia and Vietnam, increasing the chances of transmission to other countri...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
04:34, 04/29/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to have finally paid off. The team has found a small coin that apparently comes from a medieval African city. ...
01:34, 05/13/2019

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said on Wednesday....
15:34, 07/24/2019

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, director and producer John Downer — partnering with ...
02:17, 08/03/2019

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast CAIRO (AP) — Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death and give coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal on Friday having been set up by a defense-splitting ...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Injured Bailly to miss African Cup for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly will miss the African Cup of Nations after damaging a medial ligament in his right knee playing for Manchester United        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine fever this week....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
17:00, 06/20/2019

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Berube, spokesman for Global Affairs Canada, told The...
15:51, 06/06/2019

Early surprise at African Cup as Uganda beats Congo 2-0 CAIRO (AP) — Uganda threw up the first surprise of the African Cup of Nations by beating former champion Congo 2-0 on Saturday. Both of Uganda’s goals came through headers from set-pieces. Patrick Kaddu scored from a corner in the 14th minute and Emmanuel Okwi headed in a free kick early in th...
19:17, 06/22/2019

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
18:51, 07/04/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters....
21:17, 06/23/2019

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the continent to new heights...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast, the fourth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
21:17, 07/30/2019

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
17:51, 07/19/2019

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania on Sunday. Senegal didn’t miss forward Sadio Mane, who was suspended for the game, as it opened with a solid display in Cairo. Pla...
23:17, 06/23/2019

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the country, the national food safety agency said on Friday....
04:17, 07/06/2019

| PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein on Friday, September 27....
14:17, 07/17/2019

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating corruption allegations, following reports that he ...
23:17, 06/06/2019

Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
22:17, 07/17/2019

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, according to the Emirati authorities.A UK-registered light aircraft carrying the four people came down abo...
00:17, 05/17/2019

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
17:34, 06/07/2019

African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
08:51, 05/07/2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The decision by the union – which has 54 other member s...
23:51, 06/06/2019

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
21:34, 08/14/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The first outbreak in North Korea was reported in late Ma...
21:51, 05/31/2019

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe at AFCON....
15:17, 07/06/2019

Botswana Decriminalized Homosexuality. Here’s How Other African Countries Compare. Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
23:17, 06/11/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
22:34, 07/09/2019

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
21:17, 05/31/2019