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6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia.

2 weeks ago /

A powerful 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake struck the popular Tourist Island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday killing 14 people and sending villagers fleeing from their beds into open fields to avoid collapsing buildings.

Pm Hun Sen Set To Extend Rule In Cambodia As Polls Close.

2 weeks ago /

Polls closed in Cambodia’s contentious National Election on Sunday with rights groups saying the vote was neither free nor fair in the absence of any significant challenger to Prime Minister Hun Sen and voter intimidation.

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Denies Plans For A Euro Referendum.

2 weeks ago /

A referendum on whether Italy should leave the Euro Currency is not in the Governing coalition’s contract and will not be pursued, Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the 5-star movement Luigi Di Maio has insisted

Philippine Rebels Begin Campaign For Muslims’ Approval Of Autonomy Law.

2 weeks ago /

Leaders of the Philippines’ mainstream separatist group on Sunday urged Muslims in the country’s south to support a new Autonomy Law designed to tackle extremism and defuse a half-century of conflict in a referendum later this year.

Resistance Continues’, Says Palestinian Teen Freed From Israel Jail.

2 weeks ago /

A Palestinian teenager released by Israel on Sunday after completing a Prison term for kicking and slapping an Israeli Soldier urged continued struggle against Israeli occupation of the west bank, a call echoed by the Palestinian President.

Mali Goes To Polls After Five Years Of Jihad, Insecurity

2 weeks ago /

Malians began voting on Sunday to decide whether or not to give President Ibrahim Boubacar  a second term, amid widespread Ethnic and Jihadist violence that has dramatically worsened since he came to power five years ago.

Imran Khan Heads To Victory In Pakistan Election

3 weeks ago /

Early results from Pakistan’s election suggest ex-Cricket Star Imran khan is on course to becoming prime minister.

Mali Elects New President July 29

3 weeks ago /

Malians head for the polls to vote for a president on July 29 as the country grapples with chronic insecurity.

More Than 220 Dead In IS Attacks On Southern Syria

3 weeks ago /

A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 220 people in southern Syria on Wednesday, in one of the jihadists' deadliest ever assaults in the country.

Chinese Man Sets Off Explosive Outside US Embassy

3 weeks ago /

A 26-year-old Chinese man set off a small explosive outside the US embassy in Beijing Thursday, sending smoke into the air and injuring his hand before security officials rushed to the scene and took him into custody, police said.

Dozens Killed As Voters Go To Polls In Pakistan

3 weeks ago /

Violence has erupted as millions head to the polls in Pakistan, with at least 31 dead in the worst attack, a bomb in the city of Quetta.

Kenya Slum Demolished To Make Way For Road

3 weeks ago /

The homes of about 30,000 people have been demolished in a Kenyan slum to make way for a new dual carriage way in the capital Nairobi.

UK Declines To Block Death Penalty For Two Islamic State Members

3 weeks ago /

The UK will not block use of the death penalty by the US in the case of two men who are accused of being Islamic State members.

Toronto Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 13 Hurt

3 weeks ago /

Two people including the gunman are dead and 13 wounded in Toronto after a shooting Sunday in the busy Greektown neighborhood, adding to concern about gun violence in Canada's largest city.

Korea, Nigeria Seek Enhanced Cultural Diplomacy

4 weeks ago /

Professional Korean Instructors in POP dance say Nigeria and South Korea can improve on their international relations using dance and other cultural exchange programs.

Isreali Parliament Characterises Isreal as a Jewish State

1 month ago /

Israel's parliament has passed a controversial law characterising the country as principally a Jewish state, fueling anger among its Arab minority.

UK to Support Nigeria’s Economic Development

1 month ago /

British Secretary of State for International development Penny Mordaunt, has assured the federal government of Britain's support for Nigeria's economic development.

Eritrea Withdraws Troops from Border with Ethopia

1 month ago /

Eritrea has pulled troops back from the heavily militarized border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation” with its giant neighbour and long-time foe.

British Police Identify Russians behind Nerve Agent Attack

1 month ago /

British police have identified several Russians who they believe were behind the nerve agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

EU Hits Google With Record-Breaking Fine

1 month ago /

The EU has hit Google with its biggest fine Wednesday, imposing a 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) penalty on the US tech giant for illegally abusing the dominance of its operating system for mobile devices.