The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians — tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015 In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,” scores of Haitian migrant workers are set to be deported from the Dominican Republic this week, highlighting the country’s long-troubled relationship with its Caribbean neighbor, according to media reports. Undocumented […]

Since the thawing of longstanding oppositional relations between the United States and Cuba in the past year, the island nation has seen a serious uptick in American visitors. According to reports, visits to Cuba are up 36 percent in a five-month period in 2015 when compared to the previous year. The Associated Press reported on […]


Hundreds of women and children rescued from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram are now in military custody, the BBC reports. The Nigerian army has relocated at least 260 survivors and transported them from a camp in north-eastern Yola to a military facility, the site writes. The location of the facility has not been released. The […]

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Charles Chiu, M.D./Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Medicine /Infectious Diseases at UCSF joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel to discuss the Ebola outbreak that is racing across Africa and if the deadly disease posses a threat to the United States. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at […]


KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister says a Malaysian passenger plane, reportedly flight MH17, carrying 295 people has been shot down. Developing … Follow our continuing coverage of Flight MH17 on


When Sylvester Mwendwa (pictured) and Elijah Kimani of Kisauni in Mombasa County, Kenya realized that the woman whom they both believed to be faithful was cheating on both of them, they struck an unusual deal: The men decided that they should both marry the woman and live together in peace. The arrangement allows both men […]

London’s Heathrow International Airport has been on very high security alert after credible sources have warned them about female Al-Qaeda suicide bombers, who are willing to board a plane with lethal breast implants that can detonate and kill throngs of innocent people, according to the UK Mirror. The terrorist organization’s chief bomb developer, Ibrahim al-Asiri, can reportedly create explosives that […]

Florida Teenager Gabrielle Turnquest has a habit of breaking scholastic records. After becoming the youngest person to graduate from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., at age 16, Ms. Turnquest achieved another milestone by becoming the youngest person to pass the Bar of England and Wales exam at 18. The Telegraph reported on Turnquest’s amazing feat, […]


Mourners were aghast when they witnessed Brighton Dama Zanthe, who passed away after a long term illness at age 34, twitching in his coffin during his funeral in Zimbabwe last week. Many at the funeral ran for their lives, fearing that the young man had come back to haunt them, reports the New Zimbabwe. SEE ALSO: […]

A 25-year-old Peace Corps Volunteer from Atlanta, Ga., died on Saturday, April 28 after falling ill during her service in Ghana, according to a Peace Corps press release. Danielle Dunlap was just six months away from finishing her two-year commitment as a health volunteer. The exact nature of her illness was not revealed in the […]