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President Jacob Zuma on Saturday pleaded with foreigners to stay in South Africa as he cancelled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of deadly xenophobic violence at home.

Three weeks of escalating anti-foreigner violence in South Africa have claimed at least six lives and forced more…

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Militiamen loyal to Yemen's exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. drone program targeting al-Qaida militants in the country, trying to dislodge the Shiite rebels holding the complex, a spokesman said.

Qa'ed Nasser, a spokesman for the pro-Hadi militia, said his fighters launched several attacks…

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Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night's attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants, a security source said in an updated toll, adding that most of the victims were beheaded.

"The final toll from this attack is 19 dead, with a majority of the victims decapitated," a…

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Hundreds of protestors clashed with police in Seoul on Saturday after families of the victims of South Korea's ferry disaster were prevented from marching to the president's residence.

An crowd of about 3,000 forced their way through police barricades in their attempt to join a group of some 50 other…

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Republican presidential hopefuls clashed over foreign policy at a conference Saturday in New Hampshire — the small Northeastern state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominating process.

Sen. Rand Paul, a first-term senator from Kentucky, lashed out at military hawks in the Republican Party. The libertarian-minded Paul, who…

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Lots of restaurants offer condiments for customers to use freely, but how “freely” are they actually meant to be used. For example, one ramen shop in Japan had a poster offering to let customers take as much green onion as they want, until someone came in and did just that.…

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A panel set up by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has begun discussing measures to avert heatstroke cases during the Olympics which will run for two weeks from July 25, 2020.

The panel, headed by Tetsuo Yai, professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology's Interdisciplinary Graduate School…

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When pregnant women develop gestational diabetes early in pregnancy, their children may face a higher risk of developing autism, researchers say.

While the findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) does not prove that diabetes in pregnancy causes autism, researchers said their findings highlight a link that…

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Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series "Game of Thrones."

The University Honors Program calls the class "Game of Thrones, Television and Medieval History" and students can take the course for honors credit, The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reported. The popular cable television show, based…

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The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers — fish from Japanese waters — when it was spotted off the Oregon coast.

Scientists say 21 yellowtail jacks and one Asian striped knifejaw hitched a cross-Pacific ride in…

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