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Corruption on Epic Scale Robs Future of South Sudan’s People, UN Report Finds

GENEVA - U.N. Investigators warn peace in South Sudan and the future of its people are being compromised by deeply entrenched government corruption. T...

Belarus President Inaugurated Despite Election Protests

KYIV - President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus assumed his sixth term of office Wednesday during an inauguration ceremony that officials did not ann...

First US Presidential Debate Topics Released

The moderator of the Sept. 29 U.S. presidential debate between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and incumbent Republican President Donald Trump has releas...

2 Sentenced to Death in 2012 Pakistan Factory Fire

ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani court Tuesday sentenced two men to death and another four convicts to life in prison for setting a garment factory ablaze in 2...

US Challenges Injunction Against WeChat App Store Bans

The U.S. Commerce Department said Monday it is challenging a federal judge’s injunction against its order that Apple and Google remove WeChat from t...

Botswana Blames Bacteria for Deaths of 330 Elephants

GABORONE - Wildlife officials in Botswana say the recent deaths of hundreds of elephants in the Okavango Delta panhandle was caused not by humans, but...