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Pope greeted by thousands on Fatima pilgrimage

F├ítima (Portugal) (AFP) – Pope Francis called for harmony “among all people” Friday after arriving at Portugal’s holy site

Ebola outbreak in remote part of DR Congo

The first Ebola outbreak since the crisis in West Africa that killed 11,300 people has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic

Emirates airline posts 82.5 pct drop in 2016-17 profit


Leading Middle East airline Emirates said Thursday its profits had plunged by 82.5 percent in its last fiscal

UN confirms 58 cholera cases across Yemen


The United Nations on Thursday confirmed 58 cases of cholera and 47 cholera-associated deaths across war-torn Yemen in

Chibok girls to reunite with parents ‘next week’: Nigeria


Eighty-two Chibok schoolgirls who were released after being held for more than three years by Boko Haram will

Iranians will vote for progress despite Trump: VP

Iranians will vote to keep opening up to the world despite the “climate of tension” created by US President Donald Trump,

Sydney Opera House to get largest-ever upgrade

Australia’s world-renowed Opera House is to undergo its first major renovation since being opened in 1973 to help tackle sound problems

Muslim leaders invited to summit with Trump: Saudi media

King Abdullah II of Jordan, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Niger’s Mahamadou Issoufou are among leaders invited by Saudi King Salman

China tests new guided missile aimed at ‘responding to national security threats’ near the Korean peninsula after promising to remain an ally to tyrant Kim Jong-un

Chinese defense chiefs say the country’s military has successfully tested a new kind of guided missile near the Korean

Alaska’s tundra releasing more CO2 than it takes in: study

The Alaskan tundra appears to be emitting more carbon dioxide than it captures, a dynamic that could accelerate climate warming as