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$3.6 million Needed To Fund Cyber Security Research

UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and NRF announced a joint research call of 5.1 million Singapore dollars (3.6 million U.S. dollars) to...

Dec. 16 world news summary at 1530 GMT

KAMPALA -- As the Burundi crisis continues to worsen, the British minister for Africa currently on a tour in the Great Lakes region has...

Drug dealers jailed in south China

The intermediate people's court in Huizhou sentenced nine to death for making and selling large quantities of drugs, with four of them given a...
A Long March-3B/Yuanzheng-1 rocket carrying two new-generation satellites for the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 25, 2015. China successfully launched two satellites for its indigenous global navigation and positioning network at 8:29 p.m. Beijing Time Saturday, the launch center said. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)(mcg)

Six Singaporean satellites launched In India

"The six satellites, weighing over 600 kg, were launched by the state-owned space agency on board the indigenous Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle at 6...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines starts flights to Durban of South Africa

The Ethiopian Airlines will fly thrice a week to Durban, the third largest metropolitan city and the second most important manufacturing hub in South...
Mali

Two Malian soldiers injured in attack on military post

The sources told Xinhua the attackers shouted "Allah Akbar" (God is great) at the time of the attack. "It is a...
South African President Jacob Zuma (R Front) responds to parliamentary questions in Cape Town, South Africa, on Nov. 19, 2015. South Africa engages with all the role players in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with concerns over the future of Palestine, President Jacob Zuma said during his responding to a parliamentary question about the signing of an agreement between the leadership of Hamas and South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party in October. (Xinhua/Elmond Jiyane)

Hundreds gather outside Parliament, calling for Zuma to resign

Chanting "Zuma Must Fall", the protesters voiced dissatisfaction over Zuma's leadership. Protesters were holding placards which read "No More Corruption", "No More Nepotism" and...

Dec. 16 world news summary at 0030 GMT

ABUJA -- At least 31 civilian hostages have been set free from the dens of Boko Haram insurgents during series of raids by Nigerian...