Cameroon’s government has sent Defense Minister Joseph Beti Assomo, to the border between the English- and French-speaking regions amid increasing English-speaking separatist incursions into French-speaking towns and villages. Officials say many businesses have been abandoned and construction work on government buildings halted due to the increased separatist attacks. Scores of people watch as members of…

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Linguists are to focus on rhyming slang in new research for the Australian National Dictionary.  They want to add to an existing and impressive lexicon of Aussie slang.  Barry Crocker is an Australian singer and actor.  In the world of rhyming slang, his name is synonymous with having a bad time.  Every year, the Australian…

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Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA senior diplomatic correspondent, Cindy Saine, and senior reporter for Marketplace, Nancy Marshall-Genzer, about growing congressional challenges on infrastructure, police reform, COVID-19 and the economy facing the Biden administration, the ramifications of a widespread cyber-attack on Microsoft allegedly conducted by China, controversial Israeli phone surveillance software…

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Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic State and al-Qaida extremist groups and their affiliates spread their influence, boasting gains in supporters and territory and inflicting the greatest casualties, U.N. experts said in a new report. The panel of experts said in a report to…

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За словами Лукашенка, в «невеликій країні» Білорусі понастворювали під дві тисячі недержавних і некомерційних організацій – «бандитів і іноземних агентів» …

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