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Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone to a halt

emptyFREETOWN-- Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone were deserted on Friday as the West African state began a contested, three-day lockdown in a bid to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record.

President Ernest Bai Koroma urged people to heed the emergency measures as health workers, some clad in protective biohazard suits, went house to house, checking on residents and marking each doorway they...

Hollande asks Europe for patience with France

hollandPARIS-- President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to be patient with...

Islamic State beheadings a concern for mankind

iranWASHINGTON-- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced Islamic State's beheading of innocent people, saying the...

Funding woes force UN to slash rations for Syrians

GENEVA-- The United Nations will have to slash food rations to four million Syrians by 40 percent in October due to a...

UN will launch bold plan to end statelessness in a decade

statelessTHE HAGUE--The United Nations is to launch an ambitious campaign to eradicate statelessness within a decade, ending...

As many as 700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Sea

GENEVA--More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean...

Fresh shelling in Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strain

KIEV--Fighting broke out again in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Monday as President Petro Poroshenko...

Cameron resists calls for air strikes despite hostage killing

beheadingLONDON/EDINBURGH--Britain resisted pressure on Sunday to join the United States in announcing air strikes against...

Thousands of pro-democracy activists stage black cloth march in Hong Kong

hongkongHONG KONG--Thousands of pro-democracy activists clad in black marched silently through Hong Kong on Sunday, holding...

Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker Ian Paisley passes away

paisleyBELFAST--Firebrand Protestant cleric Ian Paisley, whose unlikely alliance with bitter Catholic rivals helped to bring...

Toronto mayor withdraws from race, brother steps in

fordTORONTO--Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety for admitting he smoked crack cocaine, dropped his...

Three people get death for China train station attack

BEIJING--A Chinese court sentenced three people to death and one to life in prison on Friday for an attack at a train...

Kerry wins Arab support for Syria/Iraq military campaign

iraqJEDDAH--The United States signed up Arab allies on Thursday to a "coordinated military campaign" against Islamic...

Catalans form human V for Vote to seek choice on split from Spain

catalanvBARCELONA, Spain--Hundreds of thousands of Catalans packed the streets of Barcelona on Thursday to demand the right...

Syria's Nusra Front releases UN peacekeepers in Golan

GOLAN HEIGHTS--Dozens of Fijian U.N. peacekeepers, released by al Qaeda-linked group Nusra Front in Syria, arrived in...

British PM begs Scots not to break up "family of nations"

cameronEDINBURGH--British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday begged Scots not to rip apart the United Kingdom's...

New EU Commission gives key economic posts to France, Britain

europeBRUSSELS--The incoming head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, unveiled an EU executive team on...

Afghan election front-runner rejects equal share of power

KABUL--The front-runner in Afghanistan's bitterly disputed presidential election on Wednesday called for the release...

Canada finds ship from doomed 19th-century Franklin expedition

canadaOTTAWA--Canadian explorers have found the wreck of one of two ships lost in the 1845 Franklin expedition to Canada's...

Hundreds die in India, Pakistan after heaviest rain in 50 years

floodsMUZAFFARABAD/SRINAGAR--The death toll from the heaviest rain to fall on Kashmir in 50 years rose to more than 400 on...

Killing and preaching, Nigerian militants carve out "caliphate"

GOMBE, Nigeria--First comes the killing, then the preaching.

Islamist Boko Haram militants carrying automatic rifles...

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Cultural, Artistic Festival planned by NIA, Oct. 10
Saturday, 20 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--National Institute of Arts (NIA) will be showcasing a combination of visual,... Read more...
Judge to decide Monday on Topper’s detention validity
Saturday, 20 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--The Judge of Instruction will decide on the validity of the detention of the owner of... Read more...
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Caribbean tourism sector must be run like a business
Saturday, 20 September 2014
ST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands--Caribbean Tourism officials have been urged to ensure that tourism... Read more...
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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Chief Justice pleads for more funds
Thursday, 18 September 2014
THE VALLEY, Anguilla--Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Justice Janice Pereira... Read more...
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Man jumps White House fence, sparks brief evacuation
Saturday, 20 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- A man jumped over the White House fence and ran for several seconds towards the... Read more...
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Arab Bank never backed Hamas, lawyer tells jury
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer... Read more...
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Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone to a halt
Saturday, 20 September 2014
FREETOWN-- Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone were deserted on Friday as the West African state... Read more...
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Hollande asks Europe for patience with France
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PARIS-- President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to... Read more...
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Alibaba surges 38 pct on demand in market debut
Saturday, 20 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on... Read more...
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Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 bln
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK- - Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end... Read more...
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Justice for Juliy at first delayed, now awarded
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Dear Editor, In accordance with the conclusion of the Appeal Committee Study Financing (that the... Read more...
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Disgusted
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Dear Queenie, My husband's sister likes to entertain the whole family on every occasion. My problem... Read more...
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SXM One Love Chargers Basketball Team
Saturday, 20 September 2014
SXM One Love Basketball Association, which started as a team in May 2014, became an Association in... Read more...
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Radio ban delayed to ensure fairness for all
Saturday, 20 September 2014
SINGAPORE-- Formula One has back-tracked on a planned clampdown on radio and pitboard messages for... Read more...
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Angelina Jolie to direct Leakey biopic 'Africa'
Saturday, 20 September 2014
LOS ANGELES- - Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct "Africa," a feature... Read more...
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Sophia Loren, Italy's national icon, turns 80 with book of memoirs
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ROME-- Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 this week and is... Read more...
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Secure your place in Guinness Book of Records now
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Sunday, September 21, is 'Bart's Bash Sailing Charity Race' Be part of the largest sailing event in... Read more...
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Backpacking through Laos Part 2
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Tubing through mountains and caves   By Laura Bijnsdorp It was midnight; we had been... Read more...
Editorial - Term ahead
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has confirmed that financial supervision will stay in place until... Read more...
Editorial - Definitely possible
Friday, 19 September 2014
The many legal twists and turns surrounding Caravanserai Resort in the previous months and years... Read more...
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Friday Sep 19, 2014
Friday, 19 September 2014
Notices September 20
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...
Notices September 18
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...