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El Chapo Expected To Get Life Sentence From Us Judge

After a dramatic decades-long run as one of the world's most notorious druglords, there is little suspense about what will happen in...

Zimbabwe Annual Inflation Rate Hits 175%

Zimbabwe's annual inflation rate hit 175% in June, official data showed Monday, stoking fears of a return of the hyperinflation that wiped...

Earthquake Indonesia Kills 1, Hundreds Evacuated

At least one person has been found dead and hundreds were evacuated after a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands...

Iran Ready To Talk If US Lifts Sanctions

Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it...

Thousands Demonstrate In Sudan To Mark 40 Days Since Deadly Crackdown

Tens of thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when...

Success Pays For Nigeria As Dangote Promises Big Goal Bonus

Nigeria's footballers are in line for a minimum $75,000 windfall if they score against Algeria in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final...

US To Probe Alleged Abuse Of Migrant Children By Border Agents

US authorities said Wednesday they are investigating allegations of abuse of migrant children by border agents, including the groping of a Honduran...

Donald Trump Threatens To Substantially Increase Sanctions On Iran

President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that US sanctions on Iran would be increased “substantially” soon, as the UN nuclear watchdog held...

No Further Ebola Cases In Uganda After June Deaths: DR Congo

Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to...

British Inventor Dyson Pays $54M For Singapore’s Priciest Penthouse

British billionaire inventor James Dyson has paid a reported $54 million for Singapore's biggest, most expensive penthouse: a three-floor residence with a...

Brazil Court Convicts Miner Vale For Damages Caused By Deadly Dam...

A Brazilian state judge on Tuesday convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam...

Trump Lashes Out At British Ambassador To US In Ongoing Fued

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he...

Paris Declares ‘Climate Emergency’

Paris, which in 2015 hosted the signing of a historic agreement on fighting global warming, on Tuesday declared a climate emergency following...

UK Offers HPV Vaccines To Boys, Aiming To Stop 100,000 Cancer...

Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus...

UN Hails Africa Free Trade Area As A ‘Bridge To Peace’

The United Nations (UN) on Monday hailed a landmark Africa-wide free trade area accord launched at the weekend as a bridge towards...

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