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Friday, May 25, 2018
Kenyan authorities have denied Peter Mac Manu entry into the country to lead a team of election observers from the Democratic Union of Africa ahead of...
A female pastor has described how she failed to show up at her own wedding because she was being gang-r*ped, and recalled how on the morning of her wedding day she was abducted by a group of men who brutally attacked her for six hours. Terry Gobanga – then Terry...
ISIS The Pentagon said Friday that US forces have killed Abu Sayed, the leader of ISIS-Khorasan, the terror group’s Afghanistan affiliate. The “Emir” of ISIS-K was killed “in a strike on the group’s headquarters in...
At least 95 people have died and scores more injured in fierce dust storms that hit the northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The storms on Wednesday disrupted electricity, uprooted trees, destroyed houses and killed livestock. Many of the dead were sleeping when their houses collapsed after...
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is starting a 12-year sentence for corruption after surrendering to police. It follows a two-day stand-off that saw him take refuge in a steelworkers’ union building after missing a court deadline to hand himself in. The 72-year-old walked out of the...
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will be donating half of his salary to charity. Mr Ramaphosa said the gesture was aimed at encouraging the wealthy to dedicate some of their pay to help build the nation. The donation of 1.6m rand ($130,000; £100,000) will be...
As the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit kicks off in Vietnam, the focus is on US President Donald Trump’s speech later in the day. Mr Trump is expected to outline the future US role in the region when it comes to trade and growth. His “America First” slogan and...
A man has been charged with plotting to assassinate French President Emmanuel Macron on Bastille Day during US President Donald Trump’s visit to France, a spokeswoman for the Paris Prosecutor’s office said Monday. Spokeswoman...
Police in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnant. N’na Fanta Camara gave women who had been unable to conceive a mixture of leaves, herbs and other medicines that caused them to bloat and look pregnant. For her services,...
The American student who was released last week after being held in captivity for more than 15 months in North Korea has died, his family says. Otto Warmbier, 22, returned to the US last...