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Juppe joins race for French presidency

juppePARIS--Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right.

Juppe's declaration on his Internet blog also came as Socialist President Francois Hollande's government returned from its summer break to a stalled...

Liberia police fire on Ebola protesters

ebolaMONROVIA--Police in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing...

Gaza truce collapses, fighting erupts

gazaGAZA/JERUSALEM--A ceasefire in the Gaza Strip collapsed on Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of...

Islamic State beheads US journalist, holds another

beheadingBAGHDAD/BEIRUT--Islamic State insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S...

Pakistani protesters reach parliament as police look on

ISLAMABAD--Thousands of protesters marched to the Pakistani parliament on Tuesday as part of a bid to force the prime...

Chinese military's ability to wage war eroded by graft, its generals warn

chinaBEIJING--As tensions spike between China and other countries in Asia's disputed waters, serving and retired Chinese...

Kurds push to drive militants from Mosul Dam

kurdsDOHUK, Iraq--Kurdish fighters pushed to retake Iraq's largest dam on Sunday and the United States conducted a second...

Thousands join anti-Occupy demonstration in Hong Kong

hongkongHONG KONG--Tens of thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against a pro-democracy...

Kiev forces destroyed Russian armour inside Ukraine

russiansKIEV--Ukraine said its artillery destroyed part of a Russian armoured column that entered its territory overnight and...

Modi vows to fix broken government

indiaNEW DELHI--Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced dismay on Friday at the government in-fighting he found on...

Boko Haram abduct dozens of boys in north Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria--Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote...

China blocks travel by some for South Korea papal visit

popeSEOUL--Pope Francis sent an unprecedented message of good will to China on Thursday before touching down in Seoul...

Maliki finally steps aside, paving way for new PM

malikiBAGHDAD--Nuri al-Maliki finally bowed to pressure within Iraq and beyond on Thursday and stepped down as prime...

Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated

CONAKRY--Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers...

Renewed Israel, Palestinian truce off to shaky start

gazaGAZA/JERUSALEM/CAIRO--Israel and the Palestinians renewed a truce that had largely tempered a five-week-old war, but...

Brazil presidential candidate Campos killed in plane crash

camposSANTOS, Brazil--Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, throwing...

Study: Injecting bacteria shrinks tumours in dogs and one patient

NEW YORK--Common soil bacteria injected into solid cancers in pet dogs and one human patient shrank many of the...

Ukraine may block Russian aid convoy

convoyKIEV/MOSCOW--A Russian convoy of trucks carrying tonnes of humanitarian aid left on Tuesday for eastern Ukraine...

WHO backs use of experimental Ebola drugs

ebolaLONDON/GENEVA--People infected in the West African Ebola outbreak can be offered untested drugs, the World Health...

Talks on ending Gaza war "difficult", but truce holds

GAZA/CAIRO--Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are "difficult", Palestinian delegates...

Power struggle on Baghdad streets after PM Maliki is replaced but refuses to go

malikiBAGHDAD--Iraq's president named a new prime minister to end Nuri al-Maliki's eight-year rule on Monday, but the...

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Agreement signed for two floor extension of prison
Thursday, 21 August 2014
PHILIPSBURG--An agreement relating to preparation for the extension of the Pointe Blanche prison... Read more...
SHTA wants ‘cure’ for short-term contracts
Thursday, 21 August 2014
~ Says: 'Stop treating symptoms'~ PHILIPSBURG--The St Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
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Big revelation next month
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--In a month’s time Barbadians should know which hotel brand will be... Read more...
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Buju Banton lawyers to make oral arguments before US Appeals Court
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
FLORIDA, United States--Lawyers representing the jailed Jamaican singer, Buju Banton, say the US... Read more...
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US attorney general visits Missouri town
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri--U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson,... Read more...
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Obama: US will be relentless with Islamic State
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts--President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed that the United States will not... Read more...
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Juppe joins race for French presidency
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
PARIS--Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of... Read more...
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Liberia police fire on Ebola protesters
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
MONROVIA--Police in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a... Read more...
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Russia shuts four McDonald's restaurants amid Ukraine row
Thursday, 21 August 2014
MOSCOW--Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday,... Read more...
Fed debates merits of earlier rate hike
Thursday, 21 August 2014
WASHINGTON--The U.S. Federal Reserve hinted on Wednesday that a surprisingly strong jobs market... Read more...
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Response to: The Indian & Chinese elephant in the room
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Dear Editor, I came across last Monday's Letter to the Editor in The Daily Herald's website. I... Read more...
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Not just a trophy wife
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Dear Queenie, My husband is a prominent man in the community. I’m much younger than he is and... Read more...
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Hobgood wins August Medal Play Golf tourney
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
MULLET BAY--Howard Hobgood finished the 18 holes par 70 Mullet Bay Golf Course in a four over par... Read more...
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Hoyer wins Browns' qb job over Johnny Manziel
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
CLEVELAND - Journeyman Brian Hoyer got the nod over charismatic rookie Johnny Manziel on Wednesday... Read more...
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Murder, revenge, lust and rampage take over Sin City sequel
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
LOS ANGELES--Femmes fatales and brutish men form a complex web in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,"... Read more...
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Emma Stone to make her Broadway debut
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
NEW YORK--Actress Emma Stone will replace Michelle Williams and make her Broadway debut as singer... Read more...
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Broadening Youth Horizons
Sunday, 17 August 2014
“Something I can remember for the rest of my life.” For the past 20 years, Broadreach's... Read more...
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Bird Watch SXM
Sunday, 17 August 2014
By Mark Yokoyama The Migrants Arrive It still feels like summer in St. Martin, but signs of fall... Read more...
Editorial - Make it happen
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
After all the recent public discussion on a new or expanded hospital, St. Maarten Medical Center... Read more...
Editorial - True commitment
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The report of the Public Administration Integrity Committee titled "Doing the right things right"... Read more...
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Notices August 21
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Drum Band Registration: The COCAAE Foundation is now registering new members to join the Generation... Read more...
Notices August 20
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Football Club St. Martin Football Club is practicing at the Raoull Illige Sports Complex on Monday... Read more...