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LAST_UPDATEFri, 24 Mar 2017 9pm

Africa Natural Resources Failed To Create Jobs - Namibian PM

Namibian Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila. Photo: NBC

WINDHOEK -- Africa's largest source of growth, the exploration of its natural resources, has failed to create enough employment, Namibian Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has said.

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New Project On HIV Prevention Among Young Drug Users Launched In Vietnam

Safe sex propaganda billboard sign for HIV and AIDS in Vietnam. Photo: Alamy

HANOI -- A new project was launched recently to control HIV infection among young drug users aged 16 to 24 in Vietnam by the Centre for Supporting Community Development Initiatives (SCDI), according to the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office under the Ministry of Health.

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Kenya, Somalia Agree To Open Two New Border Posts, Relaunch Direct Flights

Uhuru Kenyatta.

NAIROBI -- Kenya and Somalia have announced plans to open two border posts and to re-launch direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu as part of an overall agreement between Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed to revitalise their engagement in all areas of mutual interests within the context of a re-activated Joint Commission of Co-operation (JCC).

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Indian Opposition Leader Sonia Gandhi Returns Home After Medical Check-Up In US

Sonia Gandhi.

NEW DELHI -- India's main opposition Congress party's leader Sonia Gandhi returned to India late Thursday night from the US where she had gone for a health check-up earlier this month, sources said Friday, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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OIC Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack In London

Yousef al-Othaimeen

KUALA LUMPUR -- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General, Dr Yousef A Al-Othaimeen, strongly condemned the terrorist attack near the House of Parliament in London, on Wednesday.

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Mother Tells Midwife To Take Her Newborn Baby Out Of Her Sight, Calls Him An Alien

Mothers, what would you do if you found that after nine months of carrying your child, and during their birth, they turned out looking different from what you had expected?

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See Why ISIS Is Putting RM210,000 On This Bulgarian Man’s Head

Dinko Valev, a 29-year-old former semi-professional wrestler from Bulgaria, has made a name for himself by posting videos of him hunting illegal migrants who crossed over the Turkish-Bulgarian border.

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Vote On Donald Trump's Obamacare Replacement Postponed Amid Concern Over Lack Of Republican Support For Bill

President Trump is having trouble repealing Obamacare from opposition in his own party.

A vote in Congress on Donald Trump’s flagship bill to repeal and replace Obamacare has been postponed until 24 March, amid concerns in the White House over a lack of support from Republicans.

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Eminem's Daughter, 21, Is All Grown Up – And Super Hot

Hailie Scott was the inspiration behind many of Eminem's, who's real name is Marshall Bruce Mathers III, famous tracks.

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US Demands Venezuela Hold Elections “As Soon As Possible”

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, VenezuelaState Department spokesman Mark Toner said the United States is not pushing for Venezuela’s expulsion from the Organization of American States. But he said “the United States calls for the immediate release of political prisoners in Venezuela,” including Leopoldo Lopez.

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