Kim Jong-un apologizes for killing of South Korean official.

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has issued a rare personal apology for the killing of a South Korean official, Seoul says. Mr. Kim reportedly told his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in that the “disgraceful affair” should not have happened. South Read More ...

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Trump says he will name Supreme Court nominee Friday or Saturday.

US President Donald Trump has said he will name his nominee for Supreme Court justice by the end of the week, and urged the Republican-controlled Senate to confirm his choice before the presidential election. The plan has launched a high-stakes Read More ...

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Trump’s plan to replace Ginsburg an abuse of power.

Donald Trump’s move to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the presidential election is an abuse of power, his Democratic rival Joe Biden says. Mr. Trump has said he will next week nominate a woman to Read More ...

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Lebanon’s largest prison grapples with COVID-19 outbreak.

Lebanon’s largest prison is grappling with coronavirus outbreak. A security source told the BBC that about 200 prisoners had contracted Covid-19 in Roumieh prison, located close to the capital, Beirut. Earlier this week, it was reported that prisoners had staged Read More ...

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Former model Amy Dorris says Donald Trump sexually assaulted her.

US President Donald Trump has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a former model in New York in 1997. Amy Dorris told the UK’s Guardian newspaper that Mr. Trump groped various parts of her body and forcibly kissed her as Read More ...

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Israel to impose a new national lockdown.

Israel is to impose a new national lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus with tough restrictions coming into effect on Jewish New Year. The country’s second lockdown begins on Friday and lasts at least three weeks. Prime Minister Benjamin Read More ...

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France coronavirus death toll tops 10,000.

France has recorded almost 10,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, marking its highest single-day count since the start of the outbreak. Health authorities reported 9,843 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Thursday(10th September 2020), surpassing the previous daily record by Read More ...

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Afghan VP Amrullah Saleh escapes deadly bomb attack in Kabul.

At least 10 people have been killed in a roadside bomb attack in the Afghan capital Kabul that targeted the first vice president, Amrullah Saleh. Mr. Saleh, a former head of the Afghan intelligence services, escaped with slight burns on Read More ...

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Another war suspect arrested in London

A man has been arrested in London on suspicion of war crimes during the Liberian civil wars. The 45-year-old man is accused of offences relating to the country’s first and second civil wars between 1989 and 2003, the Met Police Read More ...

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VATICAN: “Continue on the Path of Dialogue,” Say Pope Francis Concerning Nile Dam Controversy.

VATICAN: “Continue on the Path of Dialogue,” Say Pope Francis Concerning Nile Dam Controversy Pope Francis has asked representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt to dialogue and come to agreement concerning the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Read More ...

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“Since Covid-19 is not even closer to end, lives should be saved” Dr Tedros said.

Nearly six months after the new corona virus first emerged, the COVID-19 pandemic is “not even close to being over”, the head of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned. Speaking on the eve of the grim Read More ...

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Evariste Ndayishimiye sworn in as president of Burundi.

Burundi’s newly elected president, Evariste Ndayishimiye, has been sworn in this afternoon(0f 18 June 2020). No foreign heads of state were present when he took the oath of office in the administrative capital, Gitega, where he pledged to defend the Read More ...

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Burundi’s new president to be sworn in.

Burundi’s newly-elected president, Evariste Ndayishimiye is due to be sworn in today(18 june 2020) – two months earlier than planned. The fast-tracked ceremony comes after his predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza died suddenly last week. Mr. Ndayishimiye is a former rebel leader, Read More ...

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Pope Francis on aftermath of COVID-19.

We must think of the aftermath of COVID-19 so we are not unprepared The Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development underlines the commitment in favour of “local Churches to save lives and help the poorest”. Five working Read More ...

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A Togo opposition leader has accused authorities of setting up fake polling stations.

Agbéyomé Kodjo made the accusation against President Faure Gnassingbé who has been in power since 2005 when he took over from his father. The president’s office is quoted by AFP news agency as denying the accusation. Provisional results indicate that Read More ...

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Three Ugandan businessmen are reportedly being held in Rwanda.

Peninah Karungi, a wife to Bosco Nkwasiibwe, one of the detainees said last night that the victims were arrested by Rwandan security operatives on Thursday morning and that their captors also confiscated an unspecified amount of Rwandan Francs from the Read More ...

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