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Saudis Plan Unprecedented Subsidy Cuts to Counter Oil Plunge

A Saudi F-15 fighter jet lands at the Khamis Mushayt military airbase as the Saudi army conducts operations over Yemen. Confronting a drop in oil...

Ghana bans first class travel for public officials

Ghanaian government on Tuesday announced the ban on public officials from first class air travel. The government said that the measure was part of renewed...

Singapore seizes shipment of elephant tusks, pangolin scales from Nigeria

Singapore seizes shipment of elephant tusks, pangolin scales from NigeriaThe Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) and Singapore Customs intercepted an air shipment of...

UK launches first Syria air strikes

RAF Tornado jets have carried out their first air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. Four Tornados took...

U.S, Ecowas sign $221m agreement on security, development

The United States and the Ecowas Community of West African States Wednesday signed a $221 million agreement on security and development of the west...

Ruling party wins Tanzania election

Tanzania's ruling party candidate, John Magufuli, has Thursday been declared winner of a presidential election, after the national electoral body dismissed opposition complaints about...

China adopts two-child policy

After decades of a strict one-child policy, China will ease family planning restrictions to allow all couples to have two children, the ruling Communist...

U.S Central Bank holds interest rates unchanged

The US central bank has decided to hold interest rates steady, keeping them at the same level since December 2008. The Federal Reserve said nine...

Visa-free rule draws Chinese tourists to Russia

Attracted by its Communist past and a visa-free regime, Chinese tourists are flocking to Russia in droves as it develops new routes touting "red tourism". Nearly...

Trump says high pay to CEOs, disgraceful

U.S Republican party presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has described high salaries paid to chief executives as a "joke" and a "disgrace". He said these were often approved by company boards...