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Thursday, February 22, 2018
UK attack More than 3,300 people have been killed in the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai region since last October, the Catholic Church says. The figure, reported by the Reuters news agency,...
A Canadian woman has been convicted of killing her friend after police discovered the murder weapon used in a picture of the pair on social media. Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 21, pleaded guilty on Monday to killing Brittney Gargol, 18, in March 2015. Gargol was found strangled to death near...
Four companies have been chosen to build prototypes for Donald Trump’s planned border wall, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said.The four concrete prototypes will be 30ft (9m) long and up to 30ft tall, and will be built in the coming months.Officials will then spend up to two...
Partial results from Liberia’s presidential election show former football star George Weah has taken an early lead. Figures from the National Elections Commission (NEC) put Mr Weah ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, although most votes have yet to be counted. His main rival, incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai,...
US President Donald Trump has embarked on an 11-day trip to Asia during which he will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. It will be the longest tour of Asia by a US president in 25 years. The trip comes at a time of heightened tensions...
Kenya’s High Court has suspended the government’s shutdown of three of the country’s largest private TV channels. KTN, NTV, and Citizen TV were taken off the air over plans to broadcast opposition leader Raila Odinga’s unofficial “inauguration” on Tuesday. The court has suspended the ban for 14 days while...
Thousands of Zimbabweans have taken to the streets of the capital and other cities to demand the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. In a party atmosphere, they tore pictures of Mr Mugabe and at one point marched to his office and residence. The army took over on Wednesday, days...
Myeshia Johnson is at the centre of a row with Mr TrumpAmerica’s top general, Joseph Dunford, has promised a full investigation into the deaths of four soldiers in Niger earlier this month, saying their families deserved an explanation of what happened. General Dunford said they had been attacked by...
A former US sergeant who defected to North Korea and became Pyongyang’s prisoner for nearly 40 years has died. Charles Jenkins, 77, lived in Japan where he had settled with his family after his 2004 release. He was among four US soldiers who defected in the 1960s and later...
The US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are “no longer willing to talk peace”, President Trump said. On Twitter, Mr Trump said the United States received “no appreciation or respect” in return for its aid. He also said his controversial recognition of the contested city of Jerusalem...