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Cameroon's far north seen as path to poll victory

Mora - "It was horrible, you have no idea," says Abdoulaye, 23, whose village in northern Cameroon was overrun by Boko Haram in 2015.Abdoulaye now wanders the streets of the district capital Mora selling small items.

Reunited post-Aleppo battle, Syria medics mete out 'hope'

Balaban - Her scarred hands wrapped in gloves, Malakeh Harbaliyya lifted an infant out of an incubator at a hospital in Syria's rural north, holding him gently as he guzzled milk from a bottle.

Tillerson says 'too early' for direct talks with N. Korea

Cairo - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday it was "too early" to discuss direct negotiations with North Korea, after Vice President Mike Pence said the US was open to talks.

China urges Korea peninsula denuclearisation

Atenas - China's foreign minister called Sunday for the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula amid rising tension over North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes.

Entire police force in S.C. town quits in protest of mayor

North - A dispute with the newly-elected mayor has spurred the police chief and the officers in this town to quit, leaving this small Orangeburg County town with no police force. Police Chief Mark Fallaw handed in his letter of resignation on Nov. 17.

European DNA comes from Egyptians who migrated out of Africa

"Walk like an Egyptian" say the words of the song, and it seems that Europeans and Asians did just that, when they migrated north from Africa tens of thousands of years ago.

At least 4 killed including foreigners in Pakistan helicopter crash: army

- At least four people were killed Friday, including two pilots and two or three foreigners, when a helicopter crashed on a school in northern Pakistan, officials said, warning that casualties could rise.

North Korea's leader returns to public view with a vengeance

Seoul - He's baaaack; and there are some 10 senior leaders of the North Korea's ruling Workers Party who are not particularly happy about it.

Taliban ambush in northern Afghanistan kills 22 police

Balkh - Taliban militants killed 22 police officers and wounded eight after ambushing a police convoy in northern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said.

Yemen army clashes with Shiite rebels kill 25

Rayshan Bani Matar - Eleven Yemeni soldiers and 14 Shiite Huthi rebels were killed Tuesday during clashes in a stronghold of the insurgents in the north of the country, medics said.

U.N. sanctions experts investigate Rodman's North Korea trips

A group of United Nations sanctions experts has been investigating former basketball star Dennis Rodman because of gifts he brought to North Korea during his visits to the reclusive state, ac...

North Yemen clashes between army, rebels 'kill 24'

Sanaa - At least 24 people were killed on Friday as Yemeni troops and allied Islamists engaged in heavy fighting with Shiite rebels in the north, tribal sources said.The fighting, in which soldiers aided by fighters from the Islamist Al-Islah party were pitted...

Dennis Rodman says he'd trade places with American held in North Korea

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman said on Friday he was willing to trade places with Kenneth Bae, an American missionary imprisoned in North Korea, the next time he visits his friend, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

NHL: Update on Atlanta Thrashers deal with Winnipeg's True North

It appears as though fans in Manitoba will have to wait a bit longer for an announcement on the potential sale and relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to True North Sports & Entertainment in Winnipeg.

Op-Ed: West Virginiaā€ˇ Senator Robert C. Byrd dead at 92

Washington - It's with much sorrow that we report today the passing of Senator Robert C. Byrd. A son of West Virginia, Byrd devoted his life to the Mountain State. His enduring dedication to improving the lives of each person he represented will live on forever.

Whites-only legal notice has Massachusetts residents furious

New Bedford - A law firm ran an ad for a foreclosed property recently that stated "whites only" in the property description which has set off a flurry of protests and complaints from both blacks and whites who were offended by the illegal, racist and discriminatory ad.

Louisiana Man sentenced for Civil Rights violation cross-burning

Washington - Driven only by bigotry and hate, the defendant threatened members of his own family with violence because they associated with persons of another race, He erected a cross on their lawn and set it on fire in protest of interracial relationships.

Soldier investigated for video taunting Iraqi kids

Washington - A disturbing video of Iraqi children being harassed with offensive language and questions was filmed by a soldier stationed in Iraq. He then posted it to Facebook and YouTube. It was just discovered and the clip is now being publicly criticized.

Deadly South Dakota tornadoes caught on video by Storm Chasers

Bowdle - Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers were in South Dakota this weekend and filmed the major tornadoes that hit the mid-west states. Storm's spun from this weather band are responsible for the death of one child and destruction at hundreds of farms and homes.

North Korea Opens First Fast Food Restaurant

North Korea's very first fast food establishment has recently opened in Pyongyang, the capital of the isolated country.

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers bomb military in north

A Sri Lankan military was bombed by Tamil Tiger light aircraft on Sunday and this is the rebels' first air raid in almost six months.

Riches Await As Earth's Icy North Melts

Due to global warming icy Antarctic is melting exposing new land and new sea routes. The vast reserve of natural mineral till untapped due to harsh climatic conditions has become a talk around the globe. A race has started among nations to claim it's quot

Canadian Forces delivers one hundred thousand books to northern Ontario First Nations

It is a military mission to bring the joy of reading to children in Ontario's First Nations. One hundred thousand books are on their way north.

Chinese have a ball for seniors

The largest Chinese New Year gala in North America was held in Toronto last night and raised more than $1 million for seniors in the GTA. The 2007 Dragon Ball at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, celebrating the Year of the Pig, is a fundraising event

N.D. tries to break snow angel record

Among the thousands of people frantically flapping in the snow Saturday in an attempt to set the record for the most snow angels ever made were parents, children, even snowplow drivers.

North Carolina Jail Guard Claims $74.5M Lottery Winnings

In a sign of "Show me the Money" a prison guard stepped forward to claim her $74.5 million Powerball jackpot before dashing off in a stretch SUV limousine.

Tentative 'deal struck' over N. Korean nukes

North Korea has tentatively agreed to close down its nuclear weapons program in exchange for energy aid, U.S. and Chinese officials said Tuesday.

The State Senate passes Amendment to anti-cohabitation Law

The State Senate passed a proposal whereby living together out of wedlock would be downgraded from a sex crime to fraud, and then only if the couple claims to be married.

N.D. issues nation's first hemp permits

North Dakota issued the nation's first licenses to grow industrial hemp Tuesday to two farmers who still must meet federal requirements before they can plant the crop.

Police Track $5 Million Diamond Heist At North York Firm

A Toronto jewellry outlet Gemstar was robbed of $5 million in diamonds.
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Northern Lights in central Alberta.
Northern Lights in central Alberta.
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A nice shot of the North American Harvard trainer.
North Police Chief Mark Fallaw in a phone interview with a local TV station.
North Police Chief Mark Fallaw in a phone interview with a local TV station.
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Map of the disputed sea border between North and South Korea.
Map of the disputed sea border between North and South Korea.
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An elderly woman is returning home after a day long hard work. Left unattended by her sons  she has ...
An elderly woman is returning home after a day long hard work. Left unattended by her sons, she has to fend herself by working as maid. The photo was shot at Tripura, a North Eastern State of India.

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