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By AGENCE France PRESSE, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Feb 14 - The chairman of under-fire British charity group Oxfam International, Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, was arrested Tuesday in his native Guatemala in a swoop related to government graft allegations, officials said. He was detained along ...
His power could still hover in the background," Booysen told Agence France-Presse. "It is still to be seen whether the president actually will tender his resignation (Wednesday) evening, roughly when the deadline expires... (but) it seems that they are expecting that it will be happening." The impasse has ...
CreditSaul Loeb/Agence France-Presse -- Getty Images. By Michael D. Shear and Emily Cochrane. Feb. 13, 2018. WASHINGTON -- For more than a week, the White House has shifted its story about how and when members of the Trump Administration learned about the domestic abuse allegations that ...
Voters in Gaithersburg, Md., part of the Sixth Congressional district, in 2016. The Supreme Court will hear a gerrymandering case in March that focuses on Maryland.CreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse -- Getty Images. Feb. 11, 2018. To the Editor: Re "The Furtive artists of Power politics: ...

Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Mike Pompeo speaks at the American Enterprise Institute on Jan. 23, in Washington, DC. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media. Luc Chenier leaving as Kyiv Post CEO to start his own advertising agency 438 Kyiv Post launches Friends of Kyiv Post advisory ...
Laura Severin, lawyer of Abdeslam's co-defendant Sofiane Ayari, declined to comment when reached by Agence France-Presse. Abdeslam had originally requested to attend his trial at the Palais de Justice in Brussels despite being held in France, where he has been in solitary confinement since April ...
One local who lives nearby told Agence France-Presse how he watched the tower block partially collapse. "I saw the first floor sink into the ground. Then it sunk and tilted further and the fourth floor became the first floor," said Lu Chih-son, 35, who saw 20 people rescued from the building. "My family were ...
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the Social Democrats sealed a deal on Wednesday for a new coalition, officials close to the talks said, potentially ending four months of political standstill in Europe's top economy. The sources told Agence France-Presse the parties had ironed out their final ...
Damascus (AFP) - Syrian air defence systems intercepted an Israeli air attack on a military position near the capital Damascus on Wednesday, the army said. Syria says intercepted Israel strikes near Damascus. "This morning, Israeli warplanes fired several missiles from Lebanese airspace on one of our ...
"It's not the same creek," Ms Borden, 73, told Agence France-Presse. "It's narrower and deeper and therefore warmer", compared with the "biting cold" water of her youth. "The trout can't survive in it because the water is warmer," she added. Located about four hours north of Detroit and with a population of ...
Her head above water, Wikie the killer whale looks at the human trainer next to her pool, listens, then loudly vocalizes: "Hello." It is not a perfect imitation, but, astonishingly, recognizable. It is the first scientific demonstration of an orca mimicking human words, which also included "Amy" -- the name of Wikie's ...
A handful of practical tips to help make sure your next trip to the world's most populous country is smooth sailing from start to finish. Image. Wi-Fi is everywhere in China -- but not necessarily for tourists. (Taking a photo in Beijing, however, should be fine.)CreditWang Zhao/Agence France-Presse -- Getty ...
BANYUWANGI (Agence France-Presse) - An Indonesian environmentalist has been sentenced to 10 months in prison under a tough anti-communism law, a legacy of one of the darkest chapters in its history. A court in East Java handed down the sentence on Tuesday (Jan 23) after finding Heri ...
Sudanese authorities on Monday released a Reuters journalist and an Agence France-Presse (AFP) reporter who were detained while covering protests in Khartoum on Wednesday last week. Reuters regained contact with its Sudanese reporter, Khalid Abdelaziz, on Monday evening for the first time since ...
An Agence France-Presse correspondent on the Turkish side of the border saw two war planes launch air strikes inside Syrian territory, sending huge white plumes of smoke into the sky. Units of pro-Ankara rebels known by Turkey as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) also began moving into the YPG-controlled ...

(Left) The Olympic flame is passed on the road to the border truce village The Olympic flame is passed on the road to the border truce village of Panmunjom last Friday. PHOTOS: Agence France-Presse. (Left) The Olympic flame is passed on the road to the border truce village IOC president Thomas ...
An abandoned homestead in Mazowe, Zimbabwe, in November. Villagers were harassed by the police for years because Grace Mugabe wanted their land.CreditZinyange Auntony/Agence France-Presse -- Getty Images. By Norimitsu Onishi. Jan. 20, 2018. MAZOWE, Zimbabwe -- The police first came early one morning ...
The last major attack on a high-end hotel in Kabul was in March 2014 when 4 teenage gunmen raided the Serena, killing 9 people including an Agence France-Presse journalist. The Intercontinental was targeted in June 2011 when a suicide attack claimed by the Taliban killed 21 people, including 10 ...
Britain is set to send helicopters to bolster a key French counter-terrorism operation in Mali in a package of measures which are set to be agreed at a summit near London. The commitment will come as Prime Minister Theresa May meets French President Emmanuel Macron at an army base near the British ...
police in Italy say they have cracked open a violent Chinese criminal group which had infiltrated the national transport sector and expanded into France, Germany and Spain. Thirty-three suspects were arrested in a sting which disemboweled a "Chinese mafia organisation" accused of using "intimidation ...
... that the program would include medical, psychological and religious experts, as well as transgender women who have "returned to normal lives". "Transgender women are part of our society.... They are our responsibility," Terengganu executive council member Ghazali Taib told Agence France-Presse.
Here's how France-based major news agency Agence France-Presse covered that New York blaze. Sunday, December 31, 2017. Print this page · email A Friend! police stand near the scene of a deadly in the Bronx on December 29, 2017 in New York City. At least 12 people, including at least four children were killed in the ...
In an interview with Agence France-Presse she recalled how rescuers urged her to leave her weak and bleeding fellow climber, the Polish mountaineer Tomek Mackiewicz, behind - something she said was "terrible and painful" to do. Rescuers were unable to reach Mackiewicz, a father of three, who had ...
Assault on french satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo sparked mass protests and a wave of solidarity, with people across the world adopting the slogan "Je suis Charlie" (I am Charlie). World | Agence France-Presse | Updated: January 14, 2018 20:11 IST. 60 Shares. email. PRINT. COMMENTS. The terror attack Survivors ...
A sign for a polling station in Fairfax, Va., on Monday. Credit Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse -- Getty Images. WASHINGTON ...
(Agence France -Presse/Marty Melville). US magazine Vanity Fair said the tech-savvy feline was "helping establish Ardern as the latest hip, ...
Apple did not immediately respond to an Agence France-Presse query on the report but told the New York Times it follows the law in each ...
Credit Hassan Ammar/Agence France-Presse -- Getty Images. But the government had not disclosed any specific charges or evidence, ...
"Indications seem positive" for an agreement to press on with the so-called TPP-11 in Danang, a diplomatic source told Agence France-Presse.
Delhi says agricultural fires in Punjab, among other neighboring states, contribute to its pollution. Credit Shammi Mehra/Agence France-Presse ...
LEFT: Agence-France-Presse (AFP) photographer Yasuyoshi Chiba. RIGHT: The Brookside Dairies plant in Ruiru. PHOTOS | COURTESY | ...
Credit Vasily Maximov/Agence France-Presse -- Getty Images. WASHINGTON -- Under pressure from Republicans and Democrats, the Trump ...
Supporters of the Kenyan opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance, clashed with the police on Thursday in Kibera, a slum area of ...
Residents observed from a distance as demonstrators tried to prevent voters from reaching a polling station in the Mathare area of Nairobi.
The funeral pyre was built nearby at the parade grounds called Sanam Luang. Credit Anthony Wallace/Agence France-Presse -- Getty Images.
A global croissant craze is part of the reason why butter is in short supply in France. Agence France-Presse. October 23, 2017 · 12:15 PM EDT. facebook Share ...
"I'm happy to confirm that it's in our collection," museum spokeswoman Amanda Hicks told Agence France-Presse by email Monday. "We're ...
By AGENCE France PRESSE, Washington, United States, Oct 24 - The United States is considering a stepped-up military presence in Africa ...
By AGENCE France PRESSE, Paris, France, Oct 24 - More than one in five women and a sixth of men in Europe over the age of 65 will be ...
Paris (AFP) - A new law banning cat-calling and harassment of women on French streets will see men fined on the spot for lecherous and ...
... a country seared by ethnically-charged violence against the Muslim Rohingya on its western border. (Agence France -Presse/Ye Aung Thu) ...
Thousands rallied in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday in support of a united Spanish state and against agitators for independence. Credit Pau ...
By AGENCE France PRESSE, Khartoum, Sudan, Oct 9 - A Swiss humanitarian aid worker has been abducted in Darfur, officials said on ...
Credit Stefan Heunis/Agence France-Presse -- Getty Images. Lagos, Nigeria -- In recent days, independence votes in restive parts of Spain ...
People walked through a forest near Poland's border with the Czech Republic during a rosary prayer on Saturday. Some participants said they ...
Paris, France - Emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from livestock are larger than previously thought, posing an additional challenge in ...
Some 502,000 Rohingya Muslims from Rakhine have fled to Bangladesh since late last month.PHOTO: Agence France-Presse.
"The misleading header on 'martial law' by Agence France Presse (AFP), which was irresponsibly repeated by the Philippine Daily Inquirer on ...


 

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