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Kagame attends President Cyril Ramaphosa inauguration ceremony

Kagame attends President Cyril Ramaphosa inauguration ceremony

ANC Deputy President David Mabuza is not eligible for a position as the country's Deputy President, for now. Mfeka's meteoric rise to fame was further cemented during Saturday's ceremony when sh...

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Russia invites Taliban, Afghan officials to Moscow meet

Russia invites Taliban, Afghan officials to Moscow meet

From the Afghan political establishment, former president Hamid Karzai is set to make an appearance, with his spokesman Yousof Saha suggesting the Afghan and Taliban delegations might meet on the side...

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Scholar: Iran Needs Time to Understand Trump's Motivations for Latest Arms Sales

Scholar: Iran Needs Time to Understand Trump's Motivations for Latest Arms Sales

Bolton, who has spearheaded an increasingly hawkish US policy on Iran, described recent bomb attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates and a pipeline pumping station in Saudi Arabia, as well as ...

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Brazil prison violence leave 42 dead

Brazil prison violence leave 42 dead

The stunning death toll follows just one day after 15 other others died during fighting among prisoners at a fourth prison in the same city. In January 2017, almost 150 prisoners died during three w...

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PM Modi Renews Push For

PM Modi Renews Push For "Neighbourhood First" At Second Oath Ceremony

There are bleak chances that Prime Minister Imran Khan will be receiving an invite for the oath taking ceremony of India's designated PM Narendra Modi. "The President of the Kyrgyz Republic, who is th...

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Chancellor Merkel Stresses Germany’s Need to Protect Jews Wearing Skullcaps Nationwide

Chancellor Merkel Stresses Germany’s Need to Protect Jews Wearing Skullcaps Nationwide

The paper's move came after Felix Klein, the Commissioner for Jewish Life in Germany and the Fight against Antisemitism, said in an unprecedented statement that he could "no longer recommend Jews wear...

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Sanders: Administration Already Knows 'High Level of Corruption' at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sanders: Administration Already Knows 'High Level of Corruption' at Federal Bureau of Investigation

The White House and congressional Republicans on Sunday defended the president's move to allow the declassification of material tied to the origins of the Russian Federation probe as an effort at tran...

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First fully albino giant panda filmed in Chinese forest

First fully albino giant panda filmed in Chinese forest

Officials from the nature reserve said they would install more motion cameras to help monitor the rare bear's growth and interactions with the rest of the panda population, and to see if it produced a...

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Japanese man dies inflight after eating 246 cocaine packets

Japanese man dies inflight after eating 246 cocaine packets

The 42-year-old man, identified only as Udo N, began having a seizure after the commercial flight from the Colombian capital made a stopover in Mexico City, the prosecutor's office for the state of So...

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Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed

Israel has carried out hundreds of air strikes in Syria, majority against what it says are Iranian and Hezbollah targets. A statement from the Israeli army said that earlier Monday a Syrian anti-a...

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Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies in captivity

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies in captivity

Tam, short for Kertam, was captured by a wildlife team in August 2008 when he was approximately 20 years old. "Our hearts are filled with sadness as we mourn not only the loss of wildlife, but the ...

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Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death

The Frenchmen on trial are among 12 French IS fighters whom the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces handed over to Iraq in January. Of the 13 French citizens, one was later released as it was found...

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Saudi intercepts drone launched by Yemen’s Houthis towards Jizan

Saudi intercepts drone launched by Yemen’s Houthis towards Jizan

Quoted by the Saudi Press Agency, Colonel Turki Al-Malki said that at 7.14 a.m., the RSADF foiled the attack launched by the Houthi militias without any regard for worldwide humanitarian law and its...

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PM Modi visits mother Heeraben in Gandhinagar

PM Modi visits mother Heeraben in Gandhinagar

Supporters were seen raising slogans in praise of the Prime Minister while holding placards with his pictures. Earlier today Modi visited Ahmedabad where he paid tributes at the statue of Sardar Val...

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Israel parliament takes first step to hold new elections due to deadlock

Israel parliament takes first step to hold new elections due to deadlock

If the bill was indeed brought to the Knesset on Monday, all coalition parties were expected to support it, except for the Union of Right-Wing Parties, who were yet to announce their decision. Benjami...

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Japan stabbing attack injures 15, including children

Japan stabbing attack injures 15, including children

The suspect has been detained but is unconscious after sustaining serious injuries to his shoulder. An official with the Kawasaki fire department said one person was believed killed. Images broadcas...

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Sajid Javid launches leadership bid to replace Theresa May

Sajid Javid launches leadership bid to replace Theresa May

A former investment banker and the son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver, Javid is the face of a modern, multicultural and meritocratic Britain. In a video, Mr Javid said he wanted to "rebuild tru...

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PLO says will not attend United States conference in Bahrain

PLO says will not attend United States conference in Bahrain

The White House will lay out the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an global conference in Bahrain in late June. Last week, PA Prime Mi...

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Internet from the sky: SpaceX takes first step

Internet from the sky: SpaceX takes first step

On Friday, the 24th of May 2019, officials of SpaceX , an ambitious project by electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc. head Elon Musk, said that the space venture of Musk had launched its first series of 6...

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Leo Varadkar Says He'll Meet Maria Bailey Next Week Over Swing Claim

Leo Varadkar Says He'll Meet Maria Bailey Next Week Over Swing Claim

It was announced over the weekend that the case had been dropped . However on Saturday Deputy Bailey said that she chose to withdraw the case because it's "a distraction from her political work". S...

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Five things we have learned from the election results across Europe

Five things we have learned from the election results across Europe

But the nationalist and populist parties that are hostile to the European Union were expected to make important gains that could complicate the workings of the Parliament. Nigel Farage's Brexit Party...

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Trump on Iran: 'Nobody Wants to See Terrible Things Happen'

Trump on Iran: 'Nobody Wants to See Terrible Things Happen'

The President gave his approval to acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan to deploy additional military resources to the Middle East to protect against what the Pentagon believes could be a r...

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Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

Ramaphosa has vowed to crack down on the corruption that contributed to the ruling ANC' s weakest election showing in a quarter-century. It is expected that after Ramaphosa has taken the oath of off...

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‘Iran will defend itself against any aggression’

‘Iran will defend itself against any aggression’

Strains have increased between Iran and the United States after this month's attack on oil tankers in the Gulf region. Iran has denied involvement in any of the attacks. Top Iranian leaders have s...

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Pakistan MPs-led group attacks army check post; 3 killed, 15 injured

Pakistan MPs-led group attacks army check post; 3 killed, 15 injured

According to media reports, the Balochistan Liberation Army separatist organization, qualified as a terrorist group by Pakistan, has claimed responsibility for the attack in the province of Balochista...

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Everest Climber Dies as Death Toll in Nepal Reaches 18

Everest Climber Dies as Death Toll in Nepal Reaches 18

This season has been blighted by bad weather, leaving hundreds of climbers scrambling to make the summit in a brief window of good conditions, with claims that long queues near the summit have contrib...

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VP Mike Pence delivers commencement speech to West Point's class of 2019

VP Mike Pence delivers commencement speech to West Point's class of 2019

The vice-president told them that President Trump is the military's best friend and will always have their backs. West Point held other events leading up to the commencement, including a wreath-layi...

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Brexit talks break down between Theresa May, Labour Party

Brexit talks break down between Theresa May, Labour Party

Parliament has rejected May's plan in three separate votes and is set to hold another vote in early June. The cross-party talks between May's Conservative Party lawmakers and socialist firebrand Je...

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Police looking for missing 12-year-old girl

Police looking for missing 12-year-old girl

Police located Whipple on foot Saturday afternoon and took him into custody, according to Logan police post on Facebook. She was with Alex Whipple, her mom's brother, when she vanished , the departme...

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PM phones Modi to congratulate him on his party's electoral victory

PM phones Modi to congratulate him on his party's electoral victory

The premier in a tweet, earlier, congratulated Modi and said he looked forward to working for "peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia". The Emir warmly felicitated the Prime Minister and not...

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Donald Trump will attend banquet with the Queen next month

Donald Trump will attend banquet with the Queen next month

Meghan Markle will not be joining husband Prince Harry for a private lunch being hosted by Queen Elizabeth II to welcome US President Donald Trump on his first official state visit to the United K...

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Man killed in shark attack off Hawaii coast

Man killed in shark attack off Hawaii coast

Winds at the time were light, with 1-foot surf and clear waters at the time. The victim's name has not been released. It is yet unknown which type of shark was to blame, but Domier said it was lik...

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Tornados kill three in central USA, damage Missouri state capital

Tornados kill three in central USA, damage Missouri state capital

The storm damaged the roof of a state labor department building but the Capitol and governor's mansion were not damaged. Doug Cramer, senior meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Spri...

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American Paul Whelan apprehended for espionage spoke about threats by FSB captain

American Paul Whelan apprehended for espionage spoke about threats by FSB captain

They are trying to run me down so that I will talk to them. "This is retaliation for sanctions". Whelan has told his lawyers that the drive was given to him by a Russian friend and that he believe...

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Malawi's Peter Mutharika takes lead in election count

Malawi's Peter Mutharika takes lead in election count

Blantyre - Malawi's main opposition party on Saturday obtained an injunction to restrain the electoral commission from announcing final results of the May 21 presidential poll. Preparations for the sw...

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