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Adama Barrow Osinbajo, Sirleaf, Akufo-Addo attend The Gambia's president inauguration

Adama Barrow Osinbajo, Sirleaf, Akufo-Addo attend The Gambia's president inauguration Leaders of several African nations were in attendance for Barrow's official inauguration, including the president of Senegal, Macky Sall, who helped negotiate an end to the standoff with Jammeh. The worldwide community has quickly warmed to Mr Barrow's approach, with the European Union recently announcing an 80 million dollar (£64 million) package of support after breaking off assistance amid tens... [Full Article...]

Former Wallabies star Dan Vickerman is dead at 37

Tributes came from all corners, with a tweet from the New Zealand team's account reading: "The #AllBlacks join the rugby family in mourning the passing of former Wallabies lock Dan Vickerman ". Jones added: "On behalf of the RFU and myself, I would like to send my condolences to Dan Vickerman's family, Sarah and the two kids". "We all have huge admiration for the guy that he was", Waugh sai... [Full Article...]

Malaysia arrests 4th suspect in N. Korean death

Malaysia arrests 4th suspect in N. Korean death Kim Jong-nam died in Kuala Lumpur this week after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with what was thought to be a fast-acting poison. " We believe the North Korean regime is behind this incident considering five suspects are North Koreans ", Seoul's unification ministry spokesman said in a statement Sunday . [Full Article...]

John McCain warns "suppressing free speech" is how dictators "get started"

John McCain warns McCain, who ran as the Republican nominee against Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, said that a free press was vital to a well-functioning democracy even if their stories challenged those in power. McCain has always been one of Trump's loudest critics. McCain isn't having any of it. McCain told NBC's Chuck todd , "A fundamental part of that new world order was a free press". [Full Article...]

Somalia: Deadly vehicle bomb rocks Mogadishu market

Somalia: Deadly vehicle bomb rocks Mogadishu market The auto blew up in the city's southern Madina district, officials say. Numerous dead were carried away by their relatives soon after the blast, Captain Mohamed Hussein said. Al-Shabaab militants were driven out of Mogadishu in 2011, but its fighters continue to control rural areas. And jitters over security meant MPs gathering to elect Farmajo last week had to meet in Mogadishu's heavily ... [Full Article...]

Chelsea Clinton burns Trump on Twitter for his baffling Sweden remark

Chelsea Clinton burns Trump on Twitter for his baffling Sweden remark Dropping the names of European cities and countries victimized by Daesh Takfiri terror attacks , Trump also mentioned Sweden , where "They're having problems like they never thought possible". Those still mourning the victims of the "Bowling Green massacre" now have a new terrorist attack to grieve about. " We've got to keep our country safe ", the U.S. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama No. 12 among United States presidents in historians survey

Obama ranked 12th on the list of 43 former commanders-in-chief, placing between Woodrow Wilson (No. 11) and James Monroe (No. 12). Lincoln, the country's 16th president known for abolishing slavery and leading the Union through the Civil War, ranked No. [Full Article...]

United States aircraft carrier strike group begins patrols in South China Sea

The operation came a few days after the Chinese Foreign Ministry warned Washington against undermining China's sovereignty in the region. Ahead of its deployment to the South China Sea, the USS Carl Vinson and other ships and aircraft from the strike group conducted training off of Hawaii and Guam. [Full Article...]

China bans all coal imports from North Korea amid growing tension

China bans all coal imports from North Korea amid growing tension After last week's ballistic missile test, China reportedly rejected a shipment of North Korean coal at a port in Wenzhou. The rejection came a day after Pyongyang's test of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, its first direct challenge to the global community since U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump weighing 100K troops for migrant roundups

Trump weighing 100K troops for migrant roundups In August, during a high-profile speech in Arizona, he pledged to "triple the number of [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] deportation officers" and "create a new special deportation task force focused on identifying and quickly removing the most risky criminal illegal immigrants in America who have evaded justice". [Full Article...]

Pakistan summons Afghan officials, hands list of 76 militants

Islamabad quickly lashed out at Kabul, saying the bombing was masterminded in militant sanctuaries across the border in Afghanistan, whose own security forces have been assaulted by Islamic State fighters. Three alleged terrorists were killed during a search and strike operation in the Reggi area of Peshawar . Six militants were killed in the Khyber Agency. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage lead Brexit backlash against 'condescending' Tony Blair

Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage lead Brexit backlash against 'condescending' Tony Blair At an event in London hosted by Open Britain, a multi-party political group campaigning for Britain to remain in the EU, Blair said his " mission " was to get those voting in favor of keeping Britain in the EU to "rise up in defense of what we believe". [Full Article...]

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong cuffed in $40m corruption, perjury bust

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong cuffed in $40m corruption, perjury bust Prosecutors accused Samsung of paying bribes totalling 43 billion won (US$37.68 million) to organizations linked to Choi to secure the government's backing for a merger of two Samsung units. A court will rule in the coming weeks on whether to permanently remove Ms. Park or reinstate her powers. In filing for the second warrant, the counsel expanded the charges against Lee to include divertin... [Full Article...]

Pakistan hands over list of 76-terrorist to Afghan officials

Pakistan hands over list of 76-terrorist to Afghan officials The call for closure was taken after a bomb blast ripped through a Shia shrine in interior Singh leaving over 70 dead. Torkham border connects Nangarhar province of Afghanistan with Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas ( FATA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. [Full Article...]

Two J&K ministers resign from Mehbooba's cabinet

Two J&K ministers resign from Mehbooba's cabinet The induction of a senior PDP leader and former minister in cabinet by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and reshuffle of portfolios of some ministers on Friday has led to crisis in the ruling party with two disgruntled PDP ministers resigning in the evening. [Full Article...]

Sabotage! New Claims Obama 'Masterminded' Plot To Ruin Trump Advisor Michael Flynn

People giving out illegal classified information. As a result, the media is going through what they have to go through to oftentimes distort - not all the time - and some of the media is fantastic, I have to say; they're honest and fantastic. [Full Article...]

Tony Blair emerges on 50/1 odds to return as next Labour leader

Tony Blair emerges on 50/1 odds to return as next Labour leader More predictably, Boris Johnson, a prominent Leave campaigner, turned his scorn on the former Labour Prime Minister for " insulting the intelligence of the electorate" by arguing they had voted the wrong way. Blair said: "The will of the people is not some fixed immutable thing that can never change irrespective of the facts that have be bought to their attention". [Full Article...]

Top Lashkar commander killed in Hajin encounter

Top Lashkar commander killed in Hajin encounter Initial reports had indicated that four Indian Army personnel had suffered injuries in the battle. CRPF commanding officer Chetan Kumar, wounded in the Bandipora encounter in which three soldiers too were killed, was airlifted to AIIMS in New Delhi. [Full Article...]

German government has spoken to PSA and General Motors over Opel

German government has spoken to PSA and General Motors over Opel Theresa May is "facing her first big Brexit industrial crisis", says The Times , after it emerged that United States automobile giant General Motors (GM) is in talks with PSA, the French owner of the Peugeot and Citroen brands, over a sale of its Opel and Vauxhall business in Continental Europe and the UK. [Full Article...]

Palestinians warn Trump against giving up on the 2 state solution

Palestinians warn Trump against giving up on the 2 state solution Netanyahu during the presser also said Palestinians needed to recognize the state of Israel and the country's security needs. "A two-state solution that doesn't bring peace is not a goal that anybody wants to achieve", the official said. [Full Article...]


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