Category: Foreign News

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Ramaphosa Succeeds Zuma as South African President

Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in as South Africa’s president after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned. He was the only candidate nominated in parliament on...

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Florida: Teen Charged with 17 Murder Counts in School Attack

An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and an AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning after being questioned for hours by...

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Uzbek Asylum Seeker Pleads Guilty to Stockholm Truck Attack 

A rejected Uzbek asylum seeker pleaded guilty to terrorism charges Tuesday for an April 2017 Stockholm truck attack that killed five people, after going underground in a...

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Assange Loses New Bid to Cancel UK Arrest Warrant 

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday lost his legal battle to overturn a British arrest warrant against him, and with it his hopes of freely leaving...

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Moscow Plane Crash May Have Been Caused by Iced Speed Probes

Russian experts investigating the weekend plane crash outside Moscow that killed 71 people said Tuesday that the accident may have been caused by ice on speed-measuring...

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US Strikes Killed Scores of Russia Fighters in Syria, Sources Say

U.S. forces killed scores of Russian mercenaries in Syria last week in what may be the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since the Cold War, Bloomberg...

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South Africa: ANC wants Zuma to go ‘urgently’

South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) has formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign for the sake of the country. But despite the ANC’s...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as he watches a long range rocket launch in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 7, 2016.   REUTERS/KCNA

Kim Jong-un Calls for Further Reconciliation

North Korea’s leader has called for a “further livening up” of the “warm climate of reconciliation” with the South created by the Winter...

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks during a meeting with journalists after a live broadcast nationwide call-in in Moscow, Russia, April 14, 2016.   REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Putin Says US sanctions list targets all Russians

Russian President Vladimir Putin says a list of officials and businessmen close to the Kremlin published by the US has in effect targeted all Russian people. The list...

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Trump ‘Not Aware’ of Prince Harry’s Wedding Invite 

Donald Trump has said he is not aware of any invitation to attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, BBC reported on Sunday. Asked whether he had received...

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Mort Walker, Cartoonist Who Created Beetle Bailey, Dies Aged 94 

Mort Walker, the creator of the long-running cartoon Beetle Bailey, has died in the US state of Connecticut aged 94, BBC reported. His son, Greg Walker, said his father...

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears at a campaign roundtable event in Manchester

Trump Says He Would Negotiate Brexit with ‘Tougher’ Attitude than Theresa May 

U.S. President Donald Trump would take a “tougher” approach to Brexit negotiations than Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, Reuters reported him as saying in a...

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Ikea Founder Ingvar Kamprad Dies in Sweden at 91 

The Swedish founder of the Ikea furniture chain, Ingvar Kamprad, has died at the age of 91, BBC reported the company as announcing. Mr Kamprad – who pioneered...

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Navalny Arrested as Thousands Rally against Putin and ‘Pseudo-polls’ 

Russian police on Sunday detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow as thousands rallied across the country against a March election expected to extend Vladimir...

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Deadly Clashes Split Ranks of Gulf Allies in Yemen War

At least ten fighters were killed and 30 wounded as southern Yemeni separatists fought government troops in the southern city of Aden on Sunday, local medics said,...

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks during a news briefing in Tbilisi, Georgia, February 19, 2016. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Turkey Intensifies Syrian Campaign against Kurdish Militia

Turkey on Sunday seized a strategic outpost from Kurdish militia in Syria, pressing ahead with a campaign that has strained relations with the United States, according...

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House Committee Commends Work at EFCC New Head Office

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Hon Kayode Oladele, has expressed satisfaction at the progress of work at the...

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Pope Says Serpent Temptation in Bible ‘First Fake News’

Pope Francis has denounced the “snake tactics” of those who spread fake news, saying the first case of misinformation is in the Bible when Eve is tempted by...

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Save the Children Offices Attacked in Jalalabad, Afghanistan

Attackers have detonated explosives before storming the offices of the Save the Children charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to BBC.  At least...

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears at a campaign roundtable event in Manchester

US Seeks to Soothe Davos Jitters over ‘America First’  

The United States insisted  it was not turning its back on the world as President Donald Trump prepared to sell his “America First” message to sceptical...