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

3 weeks ago /

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

3 weeks ago /

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

3 weeks ago /

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. 

 

Africa And Indian Troops Hold Joint Military Exercise

3 weeks ago /

Troops from Africa and India are showing off the skills they've learned after a 10-day joint field training exercise on the outskirts of the Indian city of Pune.

Hijacked Migrant Ship Docks In Malta

3 weeks ago /

A small tanker that was hijacked by migrants off Libya has docked in Malta’s port of Valletta after Maltese Special Forces took control of the vessel.

W.H.O Begins Cholera Vaccination In Mozambique

3 weeks ago /

The World Health Organisation, WHO, says Mozambique will start a cholera vaccination campaign next week in areas ravaged by cyclone idai after five confirmed cases were detected.

Push For May's Brexit Deal After Quit Pledge

3 weeks ago /

Efforts to persuade MPs to back Theresa May's Brexit deal will continue on Thursday, a day after she promised to quit as PM if it was approved.

Mozambique City Of Beira Undergoing Restoration After Cyclone Idai

3 weeks ago /

The Mozambican city of Beira is making progress in restoration efforts after the devastating cyclone idai ravaged the city on March 14. 

North Korean Rebels Claim Raid On Country’s Embassy In Spain

3 weeks ago /

An organisation committed to overthrow North Korea's Leader, Kim Jong-Un has claimed it was behind a raid at Pyongyang's embassy in Spain.

Death Toll In Mozambique Cyclone Idai Rises

4 weeks ago /

The death toll from cyclone Idai in Mozambique's Beira and the surrounding areas has reached over 400 and is still climbing.

Norway Cruise Ship Evacuated After Engine Problems

1 month ago /

Rescuers are working to airlift 1,300 people stranded on a cruise ship off the west coast of Norway.

Mueller Report: US Congress Awaits Key Findings From Attorney General Barr

1 month ago /

US congressional leaders are awaiting conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, with early findings expected Sunday.

Brexit: Theresa May Urged To Quit To Help Deal Pass

1 month ago /

Senior Conservatives have told the BBC that Theresa May could gain support for her Brexit deal if she promises to stand down as Prime Minister.

Islamic State Group Defeated As Final Territory Lost, US-Backed Forces Say

1 month ago /

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) says the Islamic State group's five-year "caliphate" is over after the militants were defeated in Syria.

Gabon President Returns Home From Morocco

1 month ago /

Gabonese President, Ali Bongo, who is convalescing in Morocco after suffering a stroke five months ago, will return home this weekend for the third time since he fell ill, his office has said.

Brexit: Theresa May At Brussels EU Summit To Urge Short Delay

1 month ago /

Theresa May will make a direct plea to EU leaders later asking to postpone Brexit for three months, hours after telling the British public a delay was "a matter of great personal regret".

Christchurch Mosque Shootings: New Zealand To Ban Military-Style Weapons

1 month ago /

New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, says the country will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles following the Christchurch attacks.

President Of Korea Republic Congratulates Buhari

1 month ago /

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election.

Mozambique Storm Flattens Homes

1 month ago /

Drone footage filmed by the Red Cross showed the sheer scale of the damage that cyclone Idai has inflicted on Mozambique.

Ethiopian Plane Crash Similar To Indonesian Crash

1 month ago /

A spokesman of the Ethiopian Ministry of Transport said that preliminary review of the data recovered from the black boxes shows similarities to the crash of the same model that happened in Indonesia in Oct 2018.