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Former President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been re-elected.

Former President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been re-elected after a final vote that was only open to the country's Members of Parliament MPs.   Mohamud defeated the current president, Mohamed Abudallahi Farmajo, who has been in office since 2017.   The ballot was limited to Somalia’s 328 MPs due to security concerns over holding a wider election, and one of them did not cast a vote. He received […]

todayMay 16, 2022 1

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North Korea has confirmed its first death from Covid-19.

North Korea has confirmed its first death from Covid-19, with state media adding that tens of thousands more are experiencing fever symptoms. State media reported today that six people died after suffering a fever with one testing positive for Omicron. It said 187,000 people with a fever were being isolated and treated. While experts believe the virus has been present in the country for some time, the authorities only announced the […]

todayMay 13, 2022 1

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The United State US Secretary General António Guterres says he is horrified by yesterday’s killing.

The United State US Secretary General António Guterres says he is horrifiedby yesterday’s killing of veteran Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqla, condemning the killing and describing her a reporting legend. 51year old Abu Aqla, died while covering a raid by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, while her producer was injured. Al Jazeera said Israeli troops deliberately shot her, while the Prime Ministerof Israel Naftali Bennett said […]

todayMay 12, 2022 1

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A high-profile Paraguayan prosecutor, who fought against organized crime shot dead.

A high-profile Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci, who fought against organized crime in his home country has been shot dead during his honeymoon in Colombia. Pecci was on a beach on the idyllic tourist island of Baru when he was killed by two gunmen. Hours before the shooting, Pecci’s wife Claudia Aguilera had announced on Instagram that she was pregnant. The President of Paraguay Mario Abdo Benitez described the shooting as […]

todayMay 11, 2022 1

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The United State US police say they have captured an escaped inmate Casey White.

The United State US police say they have captured an escaped inmate Casey White,after a 10-day manhunt, and that a guard suspected of helping him has died after shooting herself. 38 year old murder suspect White, is in custody while 56 year old Vicky White who is not his relative died in hospital following their arrest in Indiana after they both vanished from a Lauderdale County, Alabama, prison on 29 […]

todayMay 10, 2022 1

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Voting has begun in the Phillipines, with millions queuing across the islands to elect their next president.

Voting has begun in the Phillipines, with millions queuing across the islands to elect their next president.   The man tipped to win the presidency is Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr, the son of the nation's former dictator and polls suggested he might see a landslide victory, meaning the Marcos clan that was toppled 36 years ago could reclaim power.   His closest rival is Leni Rebredo who beat Marcos in […]

todayMay 9, 2022 1

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A manhunt is under way for two Palestinians suspected of killing three Israelis.

A manhunt is under way for two Palestinians suspected of killing three Israelis in an axe and knife attack in central Israel. The incident happened in the predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish town of Elad yesterday night, with Seven others wounded and two seriously injured. It is the latest in a wave of deadly attacks in Israel by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs since late March. Israel has carried out raids in the […]

todayMay 6, 2022 1

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The United Nations chief, Antonio Guterres has urged the international community to help the military forces in Niger Republic.

The United Nations chief, Antonio Guterres has urged the international community to help the military forces in Niger Republic to fight jihadist insurgents that have been carrying out frequent attacks. Speaking during a visit to the capital, Niamey, Guterres said the violence in the Sahel region had become a global threat, stressing that Niger Republic could not face the jihadist security threat alone and called on other countries and regional […]

todayMay 3, 2022 1

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The AU Commission Chairperson, has announced that the President of Ukraine, has made a fresh request to address AU heads of state.

The African Union Commission Chairperson, Moussa Faki has announced that the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky has made a fresh request to address African Union heads of state. Faki received the request during a call with Ukraine's foreign minister, Dmytro Kuleba where they talked about President Zelensky’s wish to develop closer ties with the AU. However, Faki did not disclose whether the request will be granted, but said he had […]

todayApril 29, 2022 1

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