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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan President of Turkey

Turkey says its convoy attacked in Syria, three civilians killed

Three civilians were killed and 12 others wounded in the airstrike.

63 killed in Afghanistan wedding explosion [Photo: BBC]

63 killed in Afghanistan wedding explosion

The explosion occurred in a Shiite neighbourhood as people gathered to celebrate a wedding in Kabul.

Donald Trump [Photo: BBC]

Five U.S. states file lawsuit against Trump’s new immigration policy

California is leading the coalition, and its Attorney General (AG), Xavier Becerra, was joined by his counterparts from the states of Maine, Oregon, and Pennsylvania, as well as the District of Columbia

Kim Jong-Un

North Korea resumes missile tests, vows no more talks with Seoul

The projectiles were launched into the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, from Tongchon in the eastern province of Kangwon.

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Oil rises on U.S. high retail sales

World stocks also rose on Friday as expectations grew for further stimulus by central banks.

I spend N15 million on marijuana monthly — Mike Tyson

The USA Today reports that Mr Tyson made the disclosure during a recent episode of his podcast “Hotboxin with Mike Tyson.”

The UN health agency warned that tobacco’s killer toxins also wreak havoc on the environment. [Photo: ITV.com]

Montenegro bans smoking in indoor public spaces

A previous law passed in 2013 to curb smoking in public spaces in Montenegro failed because a loophole allowed smoking in institutions that paid a fee for it.

Angela Merkel

German economy shrinks as exports stutter- Stats Office

The Federal Statistics Office data showed in Berlin that overall output fell 0.1 per cent quarter-on-quarter.

Britons hoard goods worth 4bn pounds amid no-deal Brexit fears [Photo: AP News]

Britons hoard goods worth 4bn pounds amid no-deal Brexit fears

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that he wants to lead Britain out of the EU on October 31 with or without a deal.

North Korea President, Kim Jong-Un [Photo credit: News.com.au]

North Korea fires two more missiles into sea, says South

South Korea said this was the fifth such launch within weeks.

Taliban Militants

Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 14, injures 145

The bombing took place in a densely populated residential area packed with shops and houses.

U.S. President, Donald Trump [Photo: Wall Street Journal]

Trump accuses Google of ‘very illegal’ action ahead of 2020 U.S. election

The president offers no evidence for the accusation which Google has since denied.

Migrants at sea

Two pregnant migrants taken to safety as rescue ships seek safe port

The migrant women were nine and eight months pregnant and had been picked up by the coastguard along with a nurse

Egypt on map

130 detainees on hunger strike in Egypt’s high-security prison – Amnesty International

The detainees are protesting against being denied family visits and dire conditions.

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Oil rises for 5th session as stockpiles fall and market awaits Fed

The price rise is supported by a drop in U.S. inventories and investor expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will lower borrowing costs for the first time since the financial crisis more than a decade ago.

Poland Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki

Poland to cancel income tax for young citizens

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the tax exemption will bring new opportunities for young people.

Cuban cardinal who helped improve relations with U.S. dies at 82

Jaime Ortega died on Friday.

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Oman to mediate in Iran tanker row with Britain – Reports

Oman had mediated in tensions between Iran and its Western adversaries in the past repeatedly, with some success.

I’ll make Britain great again – PM Boris Johnson

Mr Johnson, a former London mayor and foreign secretary, became Prime Minister on Wednesday.

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson becomes UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson takes over from Theresa May after meeting with Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday afternoon.

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson elected leader of UK Conservative Party

The former Mayor of London is how the prime minister in waiting, succeeding Theresa May by Wednesday.

India Space Research Organisation

India launches second Moon mission eleven years after the first

With the successful launch on Monday, India is on the way to becoming the fourth nation to make a soft-landing on the lunar surface.

India on map

Trump offers to be mediator in India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir

The Kashmir region has been fought over between India and Pakistan since the end of British rule in the region in 1947.

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

Israeli army demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem

Israel says the buildings needed to be removed for security reasons.

U.S President Donald Trump ordered military action against Iran

Trump dismisses Iran’s claim of arresting CIA spies

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced it dismantled a spying network inside and arrested 17 people.