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France President, Emmanuel Macron

Two suspects arrested for planning to attack French president

The suspects allegedly planned an action against Mr Macron during the commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War in November 2018.

Lightning (Photo Credit: CNN)

Lightning strikes kill 27 in Pakistan

The deaths occurred at different locations within 24 hours.

U.S. school shooting[PHOTO CREDIT: Al Jazeera]

One confirmed dead in U.S. school shooting

An official said two patients remain in critical condition.

The European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital, Brussels [Photo: Press TV]

EU launches 13 new joint defence projects

The projects will be executed under the bloc’s joint defence cooperation programme.

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Indian ‘court’ orders rape victim to sell baby

The police said the girl alleged that a Muslim cleric that resided in the village mosque raped her in an unconscious state and recorded the act

Protesters chanted "yes we could" and "Bolivia" as they celebrated the resignation (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Bolivia president resigns amidst protests

Evo Morales’ chaotic departure Sunday night has now left the South American country grappling with power vacuum.

Crude oil extraction [Photo credit: Bloomberg]

Saudi Aramco makes IPO offer to Malaysia’s Petronas

The Saudi government plans to sell two per cent of state-run Aramco, the world’s most profitable company, in a domestic listing on December 11

Zsolt Borkai in a leaked video from the yatch (Photo Credit: Magyar Hang)

Hungarian mayor resigns over yacht orgy tape

A married man with two children, Mr Borkai was narrowly re-elected, but has come under pressure from Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party to resign.

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi [Photo: BBC]

Turkey captures wife of dead IS leader al-Baghdadi

“We captured his wife. But, we did not make a fuss out of it. I announce it for the first time today,’’ he added.

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Hong Kong Police arrest 325 people over violent acts

The police say they were arrested for unlawful assembly, possession of instruments fit for an unlawful purpose, criminal damage and using face covering at unlawful assemblies.

Police escort the truck, that was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, as they move it from an industrial estate in Thurrock, south England, Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019. Police in southeastern England said that 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Police appeal to brothers suspected of link to 39 lorry deaths

The police earlier arrested the 25-year-old Northern Irish driver of the lorry that collected the container from the British freight port of Purleet,

Boris Johnson [Photo Credit: BBC]

British political parties open campaigns in third election since 2015

The contest may be dominated by Brexit.

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel [Photo Credit: CNN.com]

Israeli embassies worldwide go on strike

The strike followed a dispute between Israel’s foreign ministry and the finance ministry over the expense stipends of the workers.

Bahareh Zare Bahari [PHOTO CREDIT: Onmanorama - Malayala Manorama]

Iranian beauty queen says she will be killed if she is deported

Bahari, who represented Iran in the Miss Intercontinental pageant held in Manila in January, has been living in the Philippines since 2014 to study dentistry.’’

Police escort the truck, that was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, as they move it from an industrial estate in Thurrock, south England, Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019. Police in southeastern England said that 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Truck driver found with 39 bodies appears in British court

“This involves a global ring facilitating the movement of a large number of immigrants into the UK,” a prosecutor said of the truck driver’s case.

Saudi Arabia

Seven die in heavy rains in Saudi Arabia

A number of people and one vehicle were trapped due to the rains.

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi [Photo: BBC]

How Al-Baghdadi, three children were killed — President Trump

Mr Trump said U.S. special forces led an operation that cornered the Islamic State leader into a tunnel, “whimpering and crying and screaming.”

Crashed Boeing plane in Indonesia in October 2018

Indonesian investigators blame Boeing design flaws for Lion Air crash

A Lion Air passenger jet plummeted into the Java Sea after take-off from Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on October 29, 2018 killing all 189 people on board.

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau

Buhari congratulates Canadian Prime Minister on election victory

Buhari also celebrated with the Liberal Party of Canada and Canadians in general on their victory and the conclusion of the elections

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, wins reelection

Mr Trudeau’s Liberal Party won 157 seats of the 338 up for grabs in the parliament.

Jimmy Carter turns 95 years old Oct. 1, making him the longest living president.(Los Angeles Times)

Ex-U.S. president Carter suffers minor fracture in fall at home

The 95-year-old former president fell on Monday in his home in Plains, Georgia, the second this month.

Boris Johnson suspends parliament what does it mean for Brexit and why are MPs so angry - EPA/Mick Tsikas

Brexit: Johnson threatens fresh election if parliament extent timetable

The prime minister says EU will not change the deal again

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More than 7,000 Syrians flee to Iraq amid Turkish offensive – UNHCR

The UNHCR added that the overall number of Syrian refugees in Iraq currently stands at about 229,000

China Premier, President Xi Jinping

China criticises U.S. lawmakers for passing Hong Kong rights bill

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act requires sanctions against Chinese officials “responsible for undermining fundamental freedoms” in the city

Typhoon Jebi [Photo: Daily Express]

Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74

Rescuers are searching for missing people.