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US withdraws from UNESCO

The United States announced Thursday that it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization, accusing the body of “anti-Israel bias.” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Washington would establish an “observer mission” to replace its representation at

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Donald trump to announce Iran nuclear deal decision on Friday

In defeating the suspense sparked by the indecisive stand on the Iran nuclear deal and to respond to anxious minds, President Trump is expected to announce his decision on the fate of the Iran nuclear deal in a speech on

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Man arrested for calling Mugabe ‘dead man walking’

A Zimbabwean activist has been arrested after calling 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe “a dead man walking”, lawyers said Wednesday, in the latest case of authorities cracking down on dissent. Sten Zvorwadza, the leader of a street vendor’s union, was charged

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Trump attacks U.S congress over delay in healthcare reform

S President Donald Trump in one of his many grievances with Congress, both Republicans and Democrats alike, has decided to overlook its perceived passiveness and take the transformation of healthcare policies upon himself. Trump who expressed his dissatisfaction on Tuesday

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12 killed as bus plunges into lake

Twelve people were killed Monday when the minibus they were travelling in plunged into Lake Victoria in northern Tanzania, according to a statement from the presidency. President John Magufuli said he was “very shocked and deeply saddened at the news

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Trump says North Korea diplomacy has failed, ‘Only one thing will work’

US President Donald Trump said Saturday that diplomatic efforts with North Korea have consistently failed, adding that “only one thing will work.” Trump has engaged in an escalating war of words with North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un, trading insults amid

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11 die in Syria market air strike

At least 11 civilians including two children were killed on Sunday in air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes on the market in Idlib province’s Maaret al-Numan

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Three dead in Ghana as gas truck fire causes explosions

At least three people were killed and dozens injured after a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in Ghana’s capital, Accra, triggering explosions at two fuel stations, emergency services said Sunday. Ghana National Fire Service spokesman Billy Angalate said

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Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

A Nigerian, Jelili Omoyele, a 35-year-old cellular phone technician, was allegedly shot dead in Johannesburg on Saturday, the Nigeria Union, South Africa, has said. Its president, Adetola Olubajo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Johannesburg that

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Man held after crash near London museum, 11 injured

Police arrested a man near London’s Natural History Museum on Saturday after a vehicle apparently drove into pedestrians, injuring a number of people. Crowds in the busy tourist spot in South Kensington, which is also home to the Victoria &

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