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New moth named after Donald Trump

Ahead of his swearing-in as the 45th President of U.S. on Friday, a new endangered species of moth has been named in honour of President-elect, Donald Trump by scientists because the insect shares his hairstyle. The new moth, officially described

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Chinese developers to build Egypt’s new capital city

The area will include a new administrative centre, as yet unnamed, which would consist of government offices, diplomatic missions and housing as well as universities, a technology and innovation park and 10,000km (6,000 miles) of roads. Glossy images on the

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Bush, wife hospitalized for bronchitis

Story highlights Barbara Bush has bronchitis, not pneumonia Former President revealed several years ago that he had a form of Parkinson’s disease Former President George H.W. Bush is in stable condition, and his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush has

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Brazil urged to distribute land to stop modern slavery after landmark court ruling

Brazil has been urged to speed up land distribution to farmers to protect them from slavery after a landmark court decision ordered the government to compensate over 100 workers enslaved at a cattle ranch. A United Nations official and analysts

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Man arrested for threatening on Twitter to kill Trump at inauguration

A man in Florida has been accused of posting online that he would kill U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at his inauguration on Friday. “This is Jan.16, 2017. I was requested to type this in and post it. “Yes, I will

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Trump sued by sexual assault accuser — two days to inauguration

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on the Apprentice show, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump, U.S. president-elect. Zervos is suing Trump for saying she lied about her allegation of sexual assault against him. She claimed Trump “thrust his

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Syria conflict: Russia and Turkey ‘in first joint air strikes on IS’

Russian and Turkish jets have carried out their first joint strikes on so-called Islamic State (IS) inside Syria, the Russian defence ministry says. IS was targeted in the suburbs of the town of al-Bab, Aleppo province, where Turkey suffered heavy

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Mexico school shooting ‘injures three’

A shooting at an American school in the north-eastern Mexican city of Monterrey has left at least three people injured, officials say. A student opened fire at the Colegio Americano del Noreste, injuring a teacher, another student and himself, a

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EXCLUSIVE: Jammeh moves armoured tanks into streets, fleeing Gambian tells Aljazirah

By Asare Asare, Calabar Beleguered President Yayha Jammeh of The Gambia who lost December 1, 2016 presidential election and has vowed not to recognise victory of opposition candidate, Adama Barrow, is said to have moved armoured tanks into most parts

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Gambia’s parliament extends Jammeh’s tenure

The Gambian parliament on Wednesday extended the tenure of embattled President, Yahya Jammeh, by 90 days, according to the BBC. The news comes a day after Jammeh declared a state of emergency in the country, amid mounting pressure on him

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