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Exclusive - Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department: sources

Reuters - ‎15 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S.

Why Do Coptic Christians Keep Getting Attacked?

The Atlantic - ‎3 hours ago‎
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Friday is usually the most peaceful day in the Egyptian week, a day most often reserved for time with family.

Ethiopia's Tedros Faces Challenges as New WHO Chief

Voice of America - ‎6 hours ago‎
African delegates celebrated with ululations and high-fives when Ethiopia's Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected director-general of the World Health Organization earlier this week in Geneva.

Divisions, radicalization fears vex Ethiopian Muslims

Anadolu Agency - ‎3 hours ago‎
Muslims perform the first 'Tarawih' prayer on the eve of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan at Anwar Mosque in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 26, 2017.

Airstrikes on Islamic State-held town in Syria kill scores of civilians, monitoring group says

Washington Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
ISTANBUL - Airstrikes on an Islamic State-held town in eastern Syria killed dozens of civilians, monitoring groups said Friday, notably in an alleged raid on a building that housed family members of the extremist fighters.

Sen. Young drafts letter asking Ethiopian Prime Minister to reconsider suspension of inter-country adoptions

Fox 59 - ‎2 hours ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) has drafted a letter to send to Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, regarding the decision to suspend all inter-country adoptions.

A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with my Daughter from Boko Haram review

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chibok girls who were released by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria this month. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. Frank MacGabhann. Sat, May 27, 2017, 00:01.

Part of the Money DSS Seized from Judge Ngwuta's House Goes Missing

Information Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
It has been revealed in court that part of the money seized by the DSS from Supreme Court judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta is missing.

Zambia: President Lungu Honours Under-20 Boys for Afcon Win - ‎16 hours ago‎
President Lungu has honoured the under-20 national team and female boxer Catherine Phiri with the Zambia insignia of meritorious achievement award for their distinguished accomplishments.

Mid-term: Projects galore, thumbs up for Ugwuanyi in Enugu

Vanguard - ‎24 minutes ago‎
It has been a busy week for the government and people of Enugu State following avalanche of activities heralding the second year anniversary in office of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on May 29, 2017.

Police raid barbershop rented by the cousin of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi

Manchester Evening News - ‎9 hours ago‎
There are over a dozen barbershops vying with each other around Princess Street in Moss Side, but one became the centre of attention today.

We Can't Predict Whether Trump Will Succeed in the Middle East

The Atlantic - ‎May 25, 2017‎
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. President Trump's visit to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories was long on rhetoric and optics but short on substance, particularly regarding the ...

Oil prices rebound, sterling hit as May's lead shrinks

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
FILE PHOTO: A worker shelters from the rain under a Union Flag umbrella as he passes the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, October 1, 2008.

Apple Is Following Google Into Making A Custom AI Chip

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Artificial intelligence has begun seeping its way into every tech product and service. Now, companies are changing the underlying hardware to accommodate this shift.

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Might Actually Be The Best Value In Gaming

Forbes - ‎7 hours ago‎
Promoting your service as the “Netflix of X” has been a goal of many companies for ages now. I literally just logged into my home workout's website and was told that thanks to a new streaming plan, P90X was now part of the “Netflix of fitness,” no more ...

Fractious politics leads 'Far Cry' video game to US

Channel NewsAsia - ‎6 hours ago‎
The latest edition of the blockbuster shooter video game "Far Cry" plays out on US soil, inspired by angry political divides and intense isolationist passions in rural America.

Ghana FA chief Afriyie explains decision to snub top players - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ghana Football Association vice president George Afriyie says Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah did not call several top players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia because he wanted to hand opportunities to new players.

Ebola outbreak in Central Africa, officials scramble to control virus' spread

Fox News - ‎4 hours ago‎
In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia.

Climate change is keeping Americans awake at night. Literally.

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
In 2015, a record heat wave roasted Southern California. At the time, Nick Obradovich was a graduate student at the University of California at San Diego.

Lack of sleep causes your brain to EAT ITSELF

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Your brain starts to eat itself if it hasn't had enough sleep, according to a new study. Researchers studied lab mice, and found that 'clean-up' cells were more active in their brains when they were sleep-deprived.

How Good Are Activity Trackers at Counting Calories Burned?

Newsmax - ‎11 hours ago‎
People who wear activity trackers to count the calories they're burning are probably not getting accurate estimates, suggests a new study.