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North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy

The US is to tighten sanctions on North Korea and step up diplomatic moves aimed at pressuring the country to end its nuclear and missile

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Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Real Madrid win over Bayern Munich

Real Madrid are in the Champions League semi-final for the seventh successive year, having defeated Bayern Munich 4-2, but that does not even begin to

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon titles, but Americans make progress
- Apr 18, 2017
BOSTON - The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world's most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. More surprisingly, ...
Family friends I.D. victim of fatal Scarborough shooting
- Apr 16, 2017
Family friends have confirmed to CTV News Toronto the identity of a 24-year-old man shot dead in a parking lot in Scarborough’s Chester Le neighbourhood on Saturday morning. The body of ...
US senators say food aid constraints delay help amid famine
- Apr 16, 2017
As President Donald Trump seeks to cut foreign aid under the slogan of "America First," two U.S. senators are proposing making American food assistance more efficient after meeting with victims ...
Millions may starve in Africa. The U.S. should do something about it.
- Apr 16, 2017
Now there is one in South Sudan, and soon there may be three more — in northern Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. As many as 20 million people may face starvation. This ...
Hope for Change as Kenya Court Rules One-third of MPs Must Be Women
- Apr 4, 2017
Kenyan activists on Monday welcomed a High Court ruling giving parliament 60 days to ensure a third of lawmakers are women or face dissolution. The ruling follows a lengthy struggle to ...
African Markets – Factors to watch on March 27
- Mar 27, 2017
The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. - - - - - EVENTS: Central Bank of ...
North Korea ‘tests new high-thrust rocket engine’
- Mar 23, 2017
The official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the Saturday test was intended to gauge the reliability of the “new-type” engine’s control system and structural safety, adding that the engine ...
Somalia aims to tap vast offshore fish stocks with country’s first fishmeal plant
- Mar 23, 2017
Somali businessmen are planning to build Somalia’s first fishmeal plant. Should the plan go ahead, the East African country could reap benefits from rich fisheries offshore, until now primarily fished ...

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