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Jacob Zuma Denies Alleged $30m Gaddafi Cash

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South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has denied an allegation by a local newspaper that former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gave him $30m (£22m).

Netanyahu Wins Reelection With Parliamentary Majority In Israel

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Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu secured a clear path to reelection on Wednesday, with religious-rightist parties set to hand him a parliamentary majority despite a close contest against his main centrist challenger, a vote tally showed.

The European Union Will Grant Brexit Delay

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The European Union will grant Prime Minister, Theresa May a second delay to Brexit at an emergency summit on Wednesday but the bloc’s leaders are likely to demand she accepts a longer extension with conditions.

Buhari Reaffirms Need To Work With Dubai Government

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President Muhammadu Buhari and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi have reaffirmed the need to work together to further consolidate on the strong relationship and mutual respect between the countries.

Nigeria, Pakistan To Expand Military Cooperation

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Nigeria and Pakistan are exploring ways of expanding the areas of benefit under a bilateral agreement on military cooperation signed in 2010.

Trump Homeland Security Adviser Quits

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, is leaving her position.

Labour Party Unconvinced About May’s Brexit Divorce Deal

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Britain’s opposition labor party says prime minister Theresa May's has so far failed to convince it to support a divorce deal, two days before a European Union, (EU), an emergency summit where she will try to delay Britain’s April 12 departure.

Sudanese Military Protect Protesters

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Eyewitness footage has emerged appearing to show Sudanese soldiers protecting demonstrators on Monday as thousands of anti-government demonstrators gathered outside the defense ministry in central Khartoum.

Libya Crisis: UN Appeal For Truce To Evacuate Wounded

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The UN has urged rival forces fighting near the Libyan capital to halt fighting for two hours so casualties and civilians can be evacuated.

Genocide: Rwanda Marks 25 Years Since Mass Slaughter

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Commemorations have begun in Rwanda to mark the 25th anniversary of the genocide that killed about a tenth of the population.

Brexit: I Had No Choice But To Approach Labour - May

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Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted she had to reach out to Labour in a bid to deliver Brexit or risk letting it "slip through our fingers".

Nigeria Commends Jordan For Support In Fight Against Terrorism

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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended appreciation to King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan for the continuous support Nigeria received from the country to fight terrorism, saying the investment in Nigeria’s peace and security will always be remembered.

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Boeing Apology Too Late, Says Pilot's Father

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Boeing's apology for the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month is "too little, too late", the pilot's father said.

Brexit: Government Offers 'No Change' To Deal, Says Labour

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The government has not proposed any changes to the PM's Brexit deal during cross-party talks, says shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer.

 

Brunei Reassures The World Over Harsh Islamic Laws

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The Sultan of Brunei has assured the world his country is a happy nation" where visitors can bring home a "sweet experience" according to Islamic ideology, despite facing international criticism for a set of sharia laws which will punish sodomy, adultery and rape with the death penalty.

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Pilots 'Could Not Stop Nosedive'

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The Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month nosedived several times before it hit the ground, a preliminary report has said.

Celebrations Greet Bouteflika’s Resignation In Algeria

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Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital Algiers late on Tuesday to celebrate the departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years of power.

Ukraine Election: Comedian Is Front-Runner Ahead Of First Round

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Polls have opened in Ukraine as the country votes in the first round of presidential elections.

North Korea Rebuilds Missile Launch Site, Says South Korea Lawmakers

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South-Korea lawmakers say North Korea has nearly completed work to rebuild its Sohae missile launch site in the north-western town of Tongchang-ri.

Guatemala Lawmakers Drum Support For Amnesty For Convicts Of Crimes Against Humanity

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An alliance of lawmakers who back Guatemala’s President, Jimmy Morales is drumming up support for an amnesty bill that would allow the men sentenced for the atrocity in the country’s civil war of 1982 to walk free.