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US President Donald Trump has arrived at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington to greet three American detainees released by North Korea. The White House said the trio, who will arrive shortly, had been freed as a gesture of goodwill ahead of the planned meeting between Mr Trump and...
Mahathir Mohamad is on course to become the world’s oldest elected leader at 92, after a shock victory in Malaysia’s bitterly fought election. The former PM came out of retirement and defected to the opposition to take on his one-time protégé Najib Razak, beset by corruption allegations. His historic...
Mahathir Mohamad is on course to become the world’s oldest elected leader at 92, after a shock victory in Malaysia’s bitterly fought election. The former PM came out of retirement and defected to the opposition to take on his one-time protégé Najib Razak, beset by corruption allegations. His historic...
A woman has been stoned to death in Somalia after a court run by militant Islamist group al-Shabab convicted her of polyandry, reports a news site affiliated to the militants. Shukri Abdullahi Warsame was accused of marrying 11 times, without divorcing previous husbands. She was buried neck-deep and pelted...
US President Donald Trump says he will withdraw the US from an Obama-era nuclear agreement with Iran. Calling it “decaying and rotten”, he said the deal was “an embarrassment” to him “as a citizen”. He said he would reimpose economic sanctions that were waived when the deal was signed...
Two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the north-western town of Bikoro, a health official in the Democratic Republic of Congo told news agency Reuters. Jean Jack Muyembe, who works for the country’s institute for biological research, said there are at least 10 other suspected cases. The latest cases comes...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned following allegations of assault by four women. The resignation came after the New Yorker magazine published a report quoting the women who accused Mr Schneiderman, 63, of hitting them. Two identified themselves as former girlfriends of his. Mr Schneiderman – who contests the...
Sun will have all his "illegal gains" confiscated A former Chinese Communist Party official once tipped for a top leadership position has been sentenced to life in prison for bribery. Sun Zhengcai, a former Politburo member, is the latest senior figure to fall in President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign. He...
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari leaves the capital Abuja today for a four-day medical trip to the United Kingdom – his fourth since he came to power in 2015.Mr Buhari, who arrived back from a visit to the United States last week, announced the trip on Twitter on Monday evening.     ...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned following allegations of assault by four women. The resignation came after the New Yorker magazine published a report quoting the women who accused Mr Schneiderman, 63, of hitting them. Two identified themselves as former girlfriends of his. Mr Schneiderman – who...