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Pakistan elects new President

The new Pakistani president is a dentist.

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UN demands unconditional release of convicted Reuters journalists

Kyaw Soe Oo and Thet Oo Maung were sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment on charges of violating the “ill-defined” Official Secrets Act.

Two Malaysia women flogged for same-sex relations

Muslims make up approximately 60 per cent of Malaysia’s population of 32 million.

Donald Trump

UN regrets U.S. decision to stop funding for refugee agency for Palestinians

The U.S. had traditionally been the largest single contributor to UNRWA

Journalists arrested over documents used in documentary

The film exposed the failure of police to properly investigate a massacre and bring suspected killers to account.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May

Man gets life in jail for plot to assassinate Theresa May

Investigators say the convict planned to kill Mrs May with either a knife or gun.

Donald Trump

Trump threatens to withdraw US from WTO

The WTO was established to provide rules for global trade and resolve disputes between countries.

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Four killed, 30 injured in political violence in Eastern India

Both sides fired guns and hurled bombs in two districts, the police said.

Taliban Militants

Taliban kill 25 Afghan soldiers in ambush

Around 20 others were wounded and 16 were taken hostage.

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U.S. rejects authority of UN court in Iran sanctions row

The lawyer representing Iran, Mohsen Mohebi, had condemned the U.S. on Monday for “naked economic aggression.

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Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian attacker

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks collapsed in 2014.

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McCain to be buried September 2 – official

McCain died at the age of 81 of brain cancer on Saturday.

Ashraf Ghani

Russia postpones peace talks with Taliban

Russia invited 12 countries and the Taliban to Moscow for peace talks in September.

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Kindergarten teacher on trial in Germany for child abuse, pornography

The defendant was detained in March.

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Four killed in U.S. mall shooting

The shooter also takes own life in the deadly spree that also leaves many injured.

Pope Francis waves to crowds as he arrives to his inauguration mass on 19 March 2013.

Pope asks for forgiveness for abuse within Catholic Church

The pontiff spoke of meeting eight survivors of sexual abuse on Saturday.

John McCain

Trump under fire for John McCain’s condolence

John McCain died Saturday night.

John McCain

U.S. Senator John McCain is dead

A veteran of the Vietnam War, Mr McCain entered the Senate in 1986 and was the Republican Party presidential candidate in 2008.

John McCain

U.S. Senator John McCain halts cancer treatment

The 81 year-old former Republican presidential nominee announced in July 2017 he was suffering aggressive glioblastoma.

Russia allows Poland access to 2010 presidential plane crash wreckage

Poland suspects that Russia could have been responsible for the crash.

IS leader al-Baghdadi ‘releases new audio recording’

Al-Baghdadi’s whereabouts and fate remain unknown, in spite of occasional claims that he has been killed.

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Trump furious as lawyer implicates president in hush payments to porn stars, other federal crimes

Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to federal crimes on Tuesday, including tax fraud and illegal use of campaign funds.

Former Comoros leader, Ahmed Sambi (Photo Credit: CGTN)

Ex-Comoros president charged with corruption

Mr Sambi is being charged for allegedly embezzling public funds with a scheme to sell his country’s passports.

Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela embarks on series of reforms to stabilise economy

Venezuela’s inflation rate will reach one million per cent this year.

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Europe’s oldest Gorilla put to sleep at zoo in Southern Germany

Fritz had fallen seriously ill about a year ago before recovering again.