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6.3 Magnitude Tremor Hits Lombok

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A fresh tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, the U.S. geological survey said on Sunday, after an earthquake killed more than 430 people there this month.

Iran Says U.S. 'Action Group' Will Fail

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Iranian foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a new Iran action group in the U.S. state department aimed to overthrow the Islamic republic, but would fail.

Tributes Pour In For Kofi Annan

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World figures have been paying tribute to former UN secretary-general and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan, who died at the age of 80.

Ecuador Tightens Entry Requirements For Venezuelans

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Ecuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport, leaving many stranded in neighboring Colombia.

Kofi Annan, Lifelong Champion Of Justice, Peace And Dignity Says Amnesty International

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Responding to Saturday’s announcement of the passing of kofi Annan, the Former UN Secretary-General who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his Humanitarian Work, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s Secretary General said: “the world has lost a Great Leader. Kofi’s dedication and drive for a more Peaceful and Just world, his Lifelong championing of Human Rights, and the dignity and grace with which he led will be sorely missed in a world which needs these characteristics more than ever.

Buhari Commiserates With Ghana Over Death Of Kofi Annan

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President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Government and people of Ghana over the passing of Former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Annan, in the early hours of Saturday 18thAugust, 2018.

China to Strengthen Ties With Nigeria

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China has promised to strengthen bilateral ties with Nigeria in trade and investment, promote World Peace and Development.

Imran Khan Elected Pakistan PM

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Former cricket star Imran Khan has been elected the next Prime Minister of Pakistan in a vote at the National Assembly.

Queen Of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies At 76

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Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and "Queen of Soul" loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died at her Detroit home on Thursday. She was 76.

U.S. Media Slam Trump For Attacks On Free Press

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More than 300 media organizations have launched a campaign to counter president Donald Trump's attacks on free press.

Trump Revokes Security Clearance For Ex-Cia Chief

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US president Donald trump says his frustrations with the investigation into Russian election meddling forced him to revoke the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan.

US Arrests Iraqi Refugee For Murder

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An Iraqi refugee has been arrested in the US on suspicion of murdering an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the jihadist group Islamic state (is).

India Flood Kills 73 People

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Flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains in the southern Indian state of Kerala has killed at least 73 people, shut down an airport and displaced more than 85,000 people.  

Kabul Hit Again By Gunmen

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Gunmen launched an attack on an intelligence training centre in Kabul Thursday, officials said, just a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens of students in the war-weary Afghan capital.

At Least 22 Killed In Genoa Bridge Collapse

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A major motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of genoa, leading to vehicles falling some 100m.

22 Killed In Ecuador Bus Accident

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Twenty-two people were killed and 18 injured when an inter-country bus crashed outside Ecuador’s capital Quito, emergency services said Tuesday. Venezuelans and Colombians were among the dead, officials said.

Turkey To Boycott US Electronic Goods Amid Diplomatic Spat

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods in retaliation for punitive sanctions by Washington against Ankara over the detention of an American pastor. 

Jihadists Force Polling Stations To Close In Mali Presidential Run –Off

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Government officials have said that threats by jihadist militants forced hundreds of polling stations in Mali to shut down during Sunday's presidential run-off.

Low Turn Out In Mali Run-Off

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Malians voted in a run-off presidential election on Sunday but observers reported that turnout was low, with several polling stations coming under attack from armed men and one election official killed.

Vigo Festival Collapse In Spain Injures Hundreds

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More than 300 people have been injured, five seriously, after a section of wooden platform collapsed at an urban sports and music festival in Spain.


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