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Striking Lions cause financial strife for Cameroon

November 30, 2011

Cameroon's national football team, the Indomitable Lions, recently went on strike and their protest could cost the country a lot. Read Article »


Philippine charity groups attempt to break world record for longest line of coins

November 30, 2011

Students and charity groups in the Philippines are attempting to break a world record for the longest line of singe-denomination coins. Read Article »


Studying abroad can be a great opportunity to learn about another culture

November 30, 2011

Every year, thousands of American college students travel abroad to pursue their educations in international settings. Read Article »


How to save money when traveling for business

November 30, 2011

People who spend a lot of time traveling for work may find that life on the road can quickly become expensive, but there are ways to budget. Read Article »


CTV names ETALK best entertainment news program in Canada

November 30, 2011

ETALK has been on the air since 2001, and CTV recently announced that its current season is the most-watched since the show first aired. Read Article »


Brazil makes a splash at Art Basel Miami Beach festival

November 30, 2011

The 10th annual Art Basel Miami Beach festival is currently going in in Florida, and The Associated Press reports that Brazilian artists are the hot ticket this year. Read Article »


Rocky: The Musical comes to Germany

November 30, 2011

Sylvester Stallone is once again revisiting his Rocky days, but the most recent production of the boxer's story will not be coming to the silver screen any time soon. Read Article »


Brazilian GP was a bumpy ride for many drivers

November 29, 2011

Mark Webber was crowned the victor of the Brazilian Grand Prix over the weekend. Read Article »


Mexico City zombie walk may have broken current record

November 29, 2011

Thousands of people flooded the streets of Mexico City over the weekend for a zombie walk. Read Article »


An estimated three million people came to Moscow to see a Christian relic

November 28, 2011

More than three million people lined up to see a Christian relic said to have once belonged to the Virgin Mary. Read Article »


World's largest floating Christmas tree lights up the sky over Rio de Janeiro

November 28, 2011

On Saturday, the 16th annual floating Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree lighting ceremony was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read Article »


United Russia nominates Prime Minister Putin for Russian presidency

November 28, 2011

United Russia, the ruling political party, recently announced their formal nomination of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for the presidential candidacy. Read Article »


Black Friday comes to Canada

November 28, 2011

Canadian businesses successfully adopted the U.S. tradition of Black Friday this year, but the shopping events were not nearly as chaotic as those in America. Read Article »


Women must complete domestic training in the Philippines before they can travel for work

November 23, 2011

More than 100,000 women travel from the Philippines to work as maids in other countries each year, according to the AFP. Read Article »


Electricity will soon come to 120,000 rural Cameroon residents

November 23, 2011

A long-term project in Cameroon will deliver electricity to the homes of about 120,000 residents in 33 villages across the African nation by 2012. Read Article »


Learning local customs and etiquette is important when studying abroad

November 22, 2011

Studying abroad affords students the opportunity to learn about other cultures, but there needs to be a certain amount of preparation when one plans to visit another country. Read Article »


International students get a chance to see the Pope

November 22, 2011

Students from DePaul University who are spending a semester in Rome recently got the chance to attend a ceremony at the Vatican. Read Article »


First conference to focus on women's football held in South Africa

November 22, 2011

The very first FIFA/CAF conference was recently held in South Africa, following the Women's World Cup Germany 2011. Read Article »


Students travel to Brazil for summer program

November 21, 2011

Studying abroad can provide students with the chance to learn a new language and gain a better understanding of another culture, which is exactly what happened for 15 seniors from the Bell Multicultural high school in Washington, D.C. Read Article »


Extinction of western black rhino raises concerns in Cameroon

November 21, 2011

The western black rhino, one of the four sub-species of rhinos living in South Africa, was recently declared extinct, which has raised concerns for the remaining creatures that are still being illegally hunted for their horns. Read Article »


International Education Week highlights reasons to study abroad

November 18, 2011

Last week was International Education Week, a time dedicated to promoting study abroad and student exchange programs around the world. Read Article »


A few tips for business travel during the holidays

November 18, 2011

Traveling for work during the holidays can be stressful for a number of reasons. Read Article »


Weird satellite images in China's deserts raise questions

November 17, 2011

A series of unexplainable satellite photos from the deserts of China have recently stirred up quite a bit of interest among conspiracy theorists and disbelievers alike. Read Article »


South African National Space Agency to help NASA monitor launch of new Mars probe

November 17, 2011

Yesterday, the South African National Space Agency (Sansa) announced that its space operations directorate will be involved in the upcoming NASA launch of the Mars Science Laboratory probe, according to Engineering News. Read Article »


Cameroon national football team goes on strike

November 17, 2011

Cameroon's national football team, the Indomitable Lions, are staging their own lockout over salary issues. Read Article »


Massachusetts governor will lead delegation to Brazil next month

November 16, 2011

Governor Deval Patrick of Masschusetts is planning to travel to South America next month to meet with government, university and business leaders. Read Article »


Manned mission to space from Russia was successful

November 16, 2011

After the third failed attempt to send a moon probe to mars, Russia's space program finally saw some success. Read Article »


Achebe rejects Nigerian honor yet again

November 15, 2011

Chinua Achebe, the author of the critically-acclaimed novel Things Fall Apart, recently turned down an honorary national award for the second time. Read Article »


Manny Pacquiao defeated Juan Manuel Marquez amid controversy

November 14, 2011

The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was the site of Manny Pacquiao's victory over Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday night, and many Marquez fans are in an uproar. Read Article »


Local man captures video of what may be mythical Ogopopo

November 14, 2011

Richard Huls, a Vancouver resident, saw something weird in the Okanagan Lake and immediately reached for his phone to record a video. Read Article »


Canadians honor soldiers on Remembrance Day

November 11, 2011

November 11 is Remembrance Day in Canada, and this year marks the first holiday in a long time where the nation was not actively at war. Read Article »


November 11 sees more than 1,000 marriages in China

November 11, 2011

People around the world took notice of the magical number of Friday's date, 11/11/11, and in China, more than 1,000 couples chose this date to get married, according to CBS News. Read Article »


Mike Epps will be laughing it up in Nigeria next month

November 11, 2011

American comedian Mike Epps is slated to headline the Harp Rhythm Unplugged concert in Lagos, Nigeria, next month. Read Article »


Pope plans to visit Mexico and Cuba in spring 2012

November 10, 2011

Last week, the Vatican announced that Pope Benedict XVI is considering taking a trip to Mexico and Cuba next spring. Read Article »


Hilary Clinton to visit the Philippines in a few days

November 10, 2011

Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton recently embarked on a South Pacific tour that will take her to Hawaii, the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia in order to strengthen international relations. Read Article »


South African Nashen Moodley appointed as director of Sydney Film Festival

November 9, 2011

Organizers of the Sydney Film Festival (SFF) recently announced that Nashen Moodley will be the festival's new director. Read Article »


Russia's latest attempt to reach Mars trapped in Earth's orbit

November 9, 2011

Russia recently launched a space probe, Phobos-Grunt with the intention of sending it to Mars, but it got caught in Earth's orbit upon leaving the planet's atmosphere. Read Article »


George Clooney spotted with ex-wrestler girlfriend in Mexico

November 8, 2011

George Clooney was recently spotted taking a vacation in Mexico with his girlfriend, Stacy Kiebler. Read Article »


German museum worker accidentally damages $1.1 million sculpture

November 8, 2011

A private art collector loaned a sculpture worth $1.1 million to the Ostwall Museum in Dortmund, Germany, and it was recently damaged during its stay. Read Article »


Brazilian-born Pereira signs with Manchester United for 2012 season

November 7, 2011

Andreas Pereira, a 15-year-old Brazilian football player, recently announced that he would be joining Manchester United next year. Read Article »


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