Category Archives: Africa

Sergio Garcia grabs three-shot Dubai lead

Dubai (AFP) – Sergio Garcia made the most of perfect scoring conditions Saturday to complete his second round of the Dubai Desert Classic with a five-under-par 67 & claim a…

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Finally, an explanation of strange African 'fairy circles'?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The forces behind the mysterious "fairy circles" that dot a desert in southern Africa do not appear to be supernatural, yet they are intricate & complex. The…

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The Latest: 7 bodies of migrants found near Spain, off coast

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrants crisis (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Spain's maritime rescue service says the bodies of seven African migrants have been found dead…

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Le Pen's world: French nationalism at heart of her campaign

PARIS (AP) — France — as envisioned by far-right leader Marine Le Pen — should be its own master & have no globalization issues, European Union membership or open borders….

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Le Pen's world: French nationalism at heart of campaign

PARIS (AP) — France is partnered with the United States & Russia in a global battle against Islamic militants. Francs, not euros, fill the pockets of French citizens. Borders are…

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93 journalists killed in 2016: press watchdog

Brussels (AFP) – Ninety-three journalists & media staff were killed around the world in the course of their work in 2016, with Iraq & Afghanistan the deadliest countries, the International…

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India, Australia to play 4 tests in South Africa in 2017-18

View gallery Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed, left, & Younis Khan, back as Australia's Nic Maddinson attempt a … PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) — Cricket South Africa says India & Australia will…

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Somali political leaders OK presidential polls for Dec. 28

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's political leaders say they have agreed to hold presidential polls on Dec. 28 after three delays & amid allegations of bribery, fraud & voter intimidation….

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