Pakistan’s parliament elects ex-oil minister Abbasi as new prime minister

Pakistan’s parliament elects ex-oil minister Abbasi as new prime minister

Pakistan's parliament elected ex-oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as prime minister on Tuesday, days after three-times premier Nawaz Sharif was ousted by the Supreme Court. ...
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Baby born ‘pregnant’ with his twin

Baby born ‘pregnant’ with his twin

A baby in India was born “pregnant” with his half-formed twin in a rare case that has astonished the medical fraternity in the country. ...
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Donald Trump Fires Communications Chief After One Week On The Job, Here’s Why

Donald Trump Fires Communications Chief After One Week On The Job, Here’s Why

US President, DONALD Trump has fired his communications chief, Anthony Scaramucci after just ten days in the job. Anthony Scaramucci replaced Mike Dubke a week and a half ago, after Mr Dubke resigned earlier this month. The New York Times said three people clo...
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Angola agrees to small EU election team

Angola agrees to small EU election team

Angola has agreed to allow just four experts from the European Union to monitor its elections later this month, officials said Monday, after a dispute over access to polling stations and other conditions. ...
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Nigerian British Councillor Suspended For Spreading Anti-Gay Messages

Nigerian British Councillor Suspended For Spreading Anti-Gay Messages

A north London Labour councillor of Nigerian descent, Chika Amadi, has been suspended after allegedly posting tweets which criticised gay pride marchers as “paedophiles”. Amadi, a councillor on Harrow Council since 2014, has been accused of spreading anti-...
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Pakistan’s parliament set to vote for interim prime minister

Pakistan’s parliament set to vote for interim prime minister

Pakistan's parliament was set to elect a new prime minister Tuesday, after the Supreme Court ousted Nawaz Sharif following an investigation into corruption allegations against his family. ...
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British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday. ...
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Almost 500 suspects on trial in Turkey’s biggest coup case

Nearly 500 people appeared in court Tuesday in the biggest trial yet of suspects from Turkey's failed coup, facing charges of conspiring to oust the government from an air base seen as the plotters' hub. ...
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Pence slams Russian ‘occupation’ on Georgia visit

Pence slams Russian ‘occupation’ on Georgia visit

US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday blasted Russia's "ocupation" of Georgian territory, as he pledged Donald Trump will sign off on new sanctions against Moscow "soon". ...
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US hits ‘dictator’ Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

US hits ‘dictator’ Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

The US measures were unusual in that they targeted a sitting head of state, but their reach was mostly symbolic, freezing any US assets Maduro might have and banning people under US jurisdiction from dealing with him. ...
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