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The Emiratis Bit Off More Than They Could Chew

Six years ago, the United Arab Emirates began to assert itself as a major military and political actor in the Middle East. The successful...

Africa’s Richest Man Makes a $17 Billion Bid for Immortality

The best way to appreciate the scale of Aliko Dangote’s empire is to hitch a ride on one of his private jets. A half-hour...

Turkish Military Enters Syria to Begin Joint US ‘Safe Zone’ Patrol

Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into Syria on Sunday and headed southwest with US counterparts to begin planned joint patrols to establish a “safe...

Female chief in Malawi breaks up 850 child marriages and sends girls back to...

Theresa Kachindamoto, the senior chief in the Dedza District of Central Malawi, wields power over close to 900,000 people… and she’s not afraid to use...

Bolivia’s President Declares `Total Independence’ from World Bank and IMF

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has been highlighting his government’s independence from international money lending organizations and their detrimental impact the nation, the Telesur TV reported. “A day like today in...

More than five million children in Yemen risk starving to death as food and...

More than five million children risk famine in war-torn Yemen as food and fuel prices soar, Save the Children said Wednesday, warning an entire generation may...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shoots down US spy drone

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. A U.S....

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