Category Archives: Entertainment

Pioneering Veterinary Medicine for Africa’s Enigmatic Pangolins

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA Veterinarian Dr. Karin Lourens has become known as Africa’s pangolin doctor for leading medical efforts to help the scaly anteaters rescued from the illegal wildlife trade.

Case in point, she’s treating an …

Actress Priyanka Chopra Promotes Refugee Education on Ethiopia Visit

Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children.

Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children’s agency. She spoke with The Associated Press after visiting a school …

Facebook Busts Israeli-Led Campaign to Sway Elections

Facebook has announced it removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups, and events from its service Thursday because of what it called “coordinated inauthentic behavior.”

In a statement, the company said the objectionable activity …

Hundreds of Thousands Protest Against Ruling Elite in Algeria

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully in Algiers after Friday prayers, chanting “We will not shut up!” and demanding the departure of Algeria’s ruling elite a month after the downfall of President Abdelaziz …

UN: No Quick, Easy Solution to Western Sahara Conflict

GENEVA � A second round of U.N.-mediated talks aimed at solving the Western Sahara conflict has ended with no resolution, but with an agreement by the Moroccan and the Polisario Front delegations to meet again.…

Pompeo: American-Born Islamic State Woman Is Not US Citizen

WASHINGTON, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo contended Thursday that an American-born woman who defected to the Islamic State terrorist group is not a U.S. citizen and should not be allowed to return home from …

Russia: Don’t Set Deadlines for Libya Elections

RABAT, MOROCCO Setting deadlines for elections in Libya is counterproductive because the political players need to agree first on a political solution to end the country’s conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.

The …