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Will Ghana lead Anglophone West Africa to a single currency?

What's behind the new push to introduce a West African single currency, the Eco? A statement by Ghana's finance minister indicates Accra may be …

Attacks against India's Christians doubled in 2017

New Delhi, India, Feb 21, 2018 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Compared to 2016, attacks against Christians in India by Hindu extremists more than …

India

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Parents say college student killing may have been hate crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student killed and buried in a California park said Tuesday that the killing may have been a hate crime against their gay son.<p>The family statement came after a search warrant affidavit obtained by a newspaper revealed …

Crime

Indian Army Ties Kashmiri Man to Jeep and Parades Him Through Villages

CHILL-BRASS, Kashmir — As Indian forces have tried to quell a Pakistan-supported insurgency in the Kashmir region, stories have circulated for decades about Indian officers’ rough treatment of young men accused of backing the militants.<p>But it is difficult to point to any single image more …

Pakistan
Middle East

Android

Famine threatens lives of nearly half a million Nigerian children, says Unicef

UN agency and other organisations warn that 14 million people need urgent aid, with food shortages in the north-east driven by Boko Haram insurgency<p>Hundreds of thousands of children under the age of five in north-eastern Nigeria will suffer from severe acute malnutrition this year, with up to 20% …

Africa

Cameroon Sends Back Over 500 Nigerians Fleeing Boko Haram, U.N. Confirms

Cameroon has forcibly repatriated more than 500 Nigerians who had fled into the country due to the Boko Haram insurgency, according to the U.N. …

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Immigration

10-year-old Texas boy invents device to prevent hot car deaths

A 10-year-old Texas boy has invented a device that could eventually save the lives of babies across the country.<p>After hearing about an infant who passed away after being left in a hot car in his area, Bishop Curry V decided that something had to be done.<p>"I heard about babies dying in car seats and …

Housekeeping

The Easy and Very Surprising Way to Learn a Language | Inc.com

I have visited Germany a few times in the last several years and found myself frustrated by my lack of ability to communicate. I flippantly suggested to friends that the next time I go to Germany I'll be speaking German. This was perhaps an unwise promise to make, but I'd rather try something new …

Language Learning

Appeals court ruling was the biggest warning to Trump yet on how he's approaching the presidency

The appellate court repudiation of<p>President Trump’s travel ban marked the first high-level loss for a new administration that, for all the chaos it has inflicted on Washington and itself, had thus far largely succeeded in accomplishing its immediate goals.<p>Before the judicial panel refused Thursday …

Federal judges have refused to reinstate the US travel ban, asserting their authority over Trump

Citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries can continue to enter the United States after an appeals court rejected the government’s emergency motion to reinstate the ban.<p>The 29-page ruling (pdf) doesn’t strike down US president Donald Trump’s executive order. More extensive hearings on that …

Immigration

Putin congratulates Trump, not Obama, in New Year's statement

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump, rather than President Barack Obama, in his annual New Year's greetings statement to foreign heads of state and government.<p>However, Putin did convey his seasonal greetings to Obama, his family and the American …

Russia

German police evacuate Chemnitz shopping center after threat

A shopping center in the eastern German city of Chemnitz has reopened after a threat forced it to be evacuated. Police searched the premises for …

Extremism

Trump Worried He Can’t Keep His Android Phone in White House

In a new report from inside the Trump transition process, the <i>New York Times</i> reports that President-Elect Trump doesn’t want to give up his Android …

Donald Trump