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France's Macron sees popularity fall to 40%: poll

PARIS, Aug 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity rating slumped a further 14 points in August to hit 40 percent, following a sharp 10-point drop the previous month, accord...More...

Eight killed in landslide at Burkina gold mine

OUAGADOUGOU, Aug 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A landslide at an gold mine in central Burkina Faso that followed heavy rains has killed eight people, local authorities said on Sunday.

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Despite political hurdles, Trump defiant on Mexico wall

WASHINGTON, Aug 27, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that the US Congress must find a way to pay for his promised border wall, branding Mexico a ho...More...

UN chief calls for reopening of Yemen port, airport

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday urged warring parties in Yemen to allow humanitarian aid into the country amid a po...More...

Thai junta under fire from allies over Yingluck escape

BANGKOK, Aug 27, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Thailand's junta has come under fire from conservative allies following ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's escape overseas, wi...More...

Cyclones and climate change: connecting the dots

PARIS, Aug 27, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Scientists freely acknowledge they don't know everything about how global warming affects hurricanes like the one pummelling southeast ...More...