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 2020-11-27 07:22 

Radio New Zealand

Hearing over controversial plans to dig up Marlborough beach...

Plans to dig up a popular Marlborough beach so fishing boats can launch could have...

 2020-11-27 07:16 

WTOP

Man found dead in Southeast DC...

A man has been found dead after being shot in Southeast D.C., police said....

 2020-11-27 07:07 

Radio New Zealand

Working from home - what's your carbon footprint?...

Working from home saw an 8 percent jump in residential energy demand as office life became more digital....

 2020-11-27 07:06 

WTOP

S Korea agency says N Korea executed people, shut Pyongyang...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered at least two people executed, banned fishing......

 2020-11-27 06:55 

VOA

Cambodia Court Defers Opposition Treason Trial to 2021...

A Cambodian court convened Thursday for the treason trial of more than 100 opposition figures and then deferred proceedings until next year, delaying a case widely condemned as a move by long-serving premier Hun Sen to decimate his political rivals.A tota...

 2020-11-27 06:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Presidential Candidate Mayambala Promises to Construct Modern Markets in Kyenjojo...

Mayambala, who only campaigned in Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo after failing to turn in other Tooro districts due to financial constraints, expressed concern that there was no modern market in Kyenjojo despite the district being about 20 years old....

 2020-11-27 06:44 

Radio New Zealand

Fruit-picking worries remain as growers lament dearth of Kiwi labour...

Growers say fruit may still be left to rot, despite the government promising 2000 seasonal workers from the Pacific can come through the border to help with the harvest....

 2020-11-27 06:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Opposition MP Candidates in Nakasongola, Nakaseke Struggle to Make inroads...

Since Nakasongola was created in 1997 and Nakaseke in 2005, NRM Members of Parliament have been sailing through with no opposition candidates in the race....

 2020-11-27 06:29 

Radio New Zealand

Polytechs bulging as record numbers sign up for apprenticeships...

Polytechs are trying to make more space available as record numbers sign up for apprenticeships....

 2020-11-27 06:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Farmers Worried as China Tightens COVID-19 Measures on Fresh Imports...

The declining quality is also very evident in the physical structure of animals especially in eastern Uganda, where, one respondent said "a cow can be mistaken for a big goat"....

 2020-11-27 06:11 

Radio New Zealand

Eating disorders treatment services overwhelmed as demand doubles...

The mother of a teenager with anorexia and bulimia says children will die unless the government puts more money and resources into treatment for eating disorders....

 2020-11-27 06:11 

VOA

CIA Officer Killed in Somalia, Report Says...

A CIA officer was killed in combat in Somalia in recent days, U.S....

 2020-11-27 06:08 

Radio New Zealand

A former Vanuatu PM testifies in Salwai trial...

A former Vanuatu prime minister, Sato Kilman has told the trial of one of his successors that he set up the posts of parliamentary secretaries in 2013....

 2020-11-27 05:59 

VOA

Venezuela Judge Convicts 6 American Oil Execs, Orders Prison...

Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges by a judge Thursday and immediately sentenced to prison, defense lawyers said, dashing hopes of a quick release that would send them home to their famili...

 2020-11-27 05:58 

Radio New Zealand

Samoan nurse still employed despite injection mishap...

A Samoan nurse who injected the wrong medicine into a pregnant mother who died along with her unborn child, is still employed by the Ministry of Health....

 2020-11-27 05:55 

Radio New Zealand

Samoan nurse still employed despite injection mishap...

A Samoan nurse who admitted she injected a pregnant 23 year mother with the wrong medicine, which allegedly caused her death along with her unborn child, is still employed by the Ministry of Health....

 2020-11-27 05:54 

Radio France International

Doctors warn over Delhi's 'suicidal' half-marathon...

Top doctors have warned elite runners are taking a major health risk by competing in Sunday's New Delhi half-marathon in the midst of a major coronavirus outbreak and soaring air pollution.Women's marathon world record-holder Brigid Kosgei from Ke...

 2020-11-27 05:41 

VOA

Brazil President: 'I'm Not Going to Take' Coronavirus Vaccine...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday he would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, the most recent of his vaccine-skeptic statements....

 2020-11-27 05:40 

Radio New Zealand

Live cricket updates: Black Caps v West Indies...

International cricket is back! Join RNZ as we bring you ball-by-ball coverage of the first Twenty20 between New Zealand and the West Indies at Eden Park in Auckland....

 2020-11-27 05:40 

Radio New Zealand

Fiji's main opposition party chooses a new leader...

Fiji's main opposition party has a new leader....

 2020-11-27 05:35 

Radio New Zealand

From safari trips to coffee beans: leaving the tourism industry in a pandemic...

The world of Covid-19 has forced some people to switch their livelihoods around entirely....

 2020-11-27 05:16 

Radio France International

France outlaws discrimination based on regional accents...

The French lower house of parliament on Thursday approved a law banning discrimination based on a person's accent, calling the practice "a form of racism".The text, overwhelmingly adopted by 98 votes to 3, adds accents to the list of causes of...

 2020-11-27 05:15 

WTOP

No. 3 Villanova beats No. 18 ASU 83-74 to win Empire Classic...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored a career-high 28 points to lead No. 3 Villanova over No. 18 Arizona......

 2020-11-27 05:11 

WTOP

Pictures of Week in Latin America & Caribbean Photo Gallery...

NOVEMBER 20-26, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press Photographers......

 2020-11-27 05:11 

NPR

Bad Bunny Drops The Indie-fluenced 'El ltimo Tour Del Mundo'...

The Puerto Rican star seems to have dug into the archives of his birth decade, the '90s, for sonic inspiration on his new album....

 2020-11-27 05:10 

Radio France International

Haaland, Conte, Real Sociedad - what to watch out for in Europe this weekend...

Erling Braut Haaland is after more goals, Real Sociedad are hoping to maintain their brilliant start in La Liga and the under-pressure Antonio Conte needs his Inter Milan side to get back to winning ways.AFP Sport previews the standout football action on ...

 2020-11-27 05:07 

WTOP

Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs mobile library for kids...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — During his leisure time, Mahinda Dasanayaka packs his motorbike with books and rides his mobile......

 2020-11-27 05:07 

WTOP

Brazilians mourn death of Argentinian archrival Maradona...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil and Argentina are long rivals for soccer supremacy in South America, and Brazilians naturally think......

 2020-11-27 05:06 

WTOP

Top 25 College Basketball Schedule...

All Times EST Friday's Games No. 4 Baylor vs. Northwestern State, 3 p.m. No. 12 Maryland vs. Davidson, at Alico......

 2020-11-27 05:04 

WTOP

Asian stocks mixed amid unease about vaccine development...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed......

 2020-11-27 05:03 

WTOP

Polica de Cuba termina con huelga de hambre de disidentes del Movimiento San Isidro...

(CNN Espaol) Seguidores de un grupo de huelguistas en La Habana dijeron en la noche de este jueves que......

 2020-11-27 05:02 

WTOP

Families of 6 Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foul...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for......

 2020-11-27 05:01 

WTOP

Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores...

After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope....

 2020-11-27 05:01 

NPR

Introducing: 'Louder Than A Riot'...

A special bonus feed drop from the new NPR podcast Louder Than A Riot. Hosts Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden have been working on a deep-diving exploration of the relationship between hip-hop and mass incarceration. Episodes cover the likes of Nipsey ...

 2020-11-27 05:00 

WTOP

Top 25 College Basketball Schedule...

All Times EST Friday's Games No. 1 Gonzaga vs. Auburn, at Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort Myers, Fla., 11 a.m.......

 2020-11-27 05:00 

WTOP

Today in History...

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2020. There are 34 days left in the......

 2020-11-27 04:53 

Radio New Zealand

Transport Minister commits to bilingual signs by the end of term: 'It's a priority'...

Transport Minister Michael Wood has committed to bilingual traffic signs across New Zealand by the end of this term of government, but says the current rules are not racist....

 2020-11-27 04:49 

Uganda Radio Network

African Countries not Prepared for COVID-19 Vaccine - WHO...

Forty countries have updated the tool and provided data to WHO. An analysis finds that based on the self-reports by the countries, the African region has an average score of 33% readiness for a COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, which is well below the desired be...

 2020-11-27 04:48 

Radio France International

Hong Kong judges say prison staff wrong to cut dissident's hair...

Hong Kong prison staff were wrong to cut the hair of a veteran dissident known for his long locks, the city's top court said Friday, in the second significant ruling against authorities this month.The decision comes as powerful establishment voices ca...

 2020-11-27 04:40 

Radio France International

Senegal's coronavirus success divides experts...

Senegal has been widely praised for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with few infections and life returning to normal, but the reason behind its success still divides experts. The government enacted a raft of anti-virus measures when the pandemic...

 2020-11-27 04:32 

Uganda Radio Network

NRM Leaders in Soroti Applaud Court Ruling on City Boundaries...

Charles Elasu, the NRM District Chairman in Soroti says the alteration of the city boundaries was orchestrated by politicians that he claims have selfish interests....

 2020-11-27 04:25 

VOA

Australian State of Victoria Celebrates 28 Days Without a New COVID-19 Case...

The Australian state of Victoria has recorded no new coronavirus cases or deaths for 28 consecutive days. Health authorities say they have achieved what is widely considered to be the official benchmark for eliminating COVID-19 from the community.The last...

 2020-11-27 04:08 

Radio France International

China imposes anti-dumping measures on Australian wine...

China on Friday said it would impose anti-dumping measures on Australian wine, in a further souring of relations between Beijing and Canberra. Beijing has often used access to its vast domestic market as a stick to beat Canberra with since Australia calle...

 2020-11-27 04:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Mudslides Kill Six, Displace Hundreds in Kasese...

The most affected areas include Kasenyi village in Buhuhira sub-county where three people were killed in floods that occurred after Kuruhe River burst its banks....

 2020-11-27 04:02 

Radio New Zealand

New Zealand partnership visa two-tier system frustrating for couples split by Covid-19...

New Zealand citizens and residents say the government's solution to reuniting them with their overseas partners has led to unexpected, unfair and dangerous consequences....

 2020-11-27 03:50 

Radio France International

Pandemic pizza: Malaysian family cooks up solution to virus woes...

A Malaysian family have cooked up a tasty solution to their economic woes during the pandemic by opening a backyard pizzeria that has proved a hit in their sleepy village.Millions of people around the world lost their jobs this year as governments introdu...

 2020-11-27 03:48 

Radio New Zealand

Dateline Pacific for 30 November 2020...
 2020-11-27 03:48 

Radio France International

Foreigners flock to Gibraltar to wed during pandemic...

Gibraltar was never on Bruno Miani's list of places to visit -- but that all changed when the pandemic upended his plans to marry his girlfriend in Dublin where they live.With government offices closed due to virus restrictions, the 40-year-old photog...

 2020-11-27 03:45 

Radio New Zealand

RSE workers guaranteed a living wage new border exemption...
 2020-11-27 03:44 

Radio New Zealand

PNG health agency goes virtual on World Aids Day...

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