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Kais Saied Wins Tunisia’s Presidential Election
Kais Saied has won Tunisia’s presidential election by a landslide taking 72.71 percent of the votes, the North African country’s electoral commission said on Monday.
Trump Orders US Troops To Leave Northern Syria
The Pentagon has begun removing all its troops in northern Syria, a US official said on Monday, after President Donald Trump ordered them to leave in the face of Turkey’s attacks on Kurds in the area.
Oprah Winfrey Once Loved Me – Trump
United States president Donald Trump has claimed that media mogul, Oprah Winfrey loved him until he began presidential race.
Acting US Homeland Security Chief McAleenan Resigns
US President Donald Trump announced on Friday evening that acting US homeland security chief Kevin McAleenan has resigned.
California became the first state in the US to officially recognize a third gender after its Governor, Jerry Brown, signed the law, weekend. 
U.S. To Deploy Extra Troops, Equipment To Saudi Arabia
In what seem to be a move to counter Iran, the United States government is deploying additional troops and military hardware to Saudi Arabia.
Trump, Turkish President Erdogan Agree To Meet At G-20 In June
Turkey Attacks U.S. Special Force In Syria
A contingent of U.S. Special Forces was caught up in Turkish shelling against U.S.-backed Kurdish positions in northern Syria, days after President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart he would withdraw U.S. troops from certain positions in the area.
Top Shiite Cleric Wants Answers On Protester Deaths Within Two Weeks
Top Shiite Cleric Wants Answers On Protester Deaths Within Two Weeks
Iraq’s top Shiite Muslim cleric Ali al-Sistani has set a two-week deadline on Friday for the country’s authorities to bring to justice those who shot at protesters in a recent deadly anti-government rallies.
South Africa To Reduce Dependence On Oil Imports
South Africa To Reduce Dependence On Oil Imports
South African delegates attending the Africa Oil & Power (AOP), conference on Friday stressed the need to reduce the country’s dependence on oil imports.
Five Stabbed At Manchester Shopping Centre
Five people have been injured in a mass stabbing at a shopping centre in Manchester, northwest England on Friday.
Ethiopia Prime Minster Ahmed Wins Nobel Peace Prize
The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who made peace last year with bitter foe Eritrea.
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Uganda To Reintroduce Law Imposing Death Penalty On Homosexuals
The government of Uganda has announced that 'Kill the gays' law which imposes death penality on homosexuals will be reintroduced soon.
South Africa’s Zuma To Face Corruption Charges
Former South African President Jacob Zuma will face a corruption trial, a court ruled on Friday, dismissing his application for a permanent stay of prosecution.
Trump To Meet China Envoy Over Trade Talks
President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he will meet with China’s top trade envoy to discuss trade talks.
US Did Not Approve Turkey’s Syria Offensive – Pompeo
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has denied the US gave Turkey a "green light" for its offensive in Syria.
Impeachment Fight Will Reach Supreme Court – Trump
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that a battle with Democrats over his possible impeachment would likely go to the Supreme Court.
Why Trump’s Twitter Account Should Be Suspended – U.S. Presidential Aspirant
Trump Calls Turkey Operation In Syria ‘Bad Idea’
President Donald Trump on Wednesday described Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria as a “bad idea.”
Gunman Kills Multiple People At Synagogue
Gunman Kills Multiple People At Synagogue
A gunman has killed two persons in Germany after attempting to enter a synagogue where many people were observing a Jewish holiday.
US Imposes China Visa Restrictions Over Uighur Issue
The United States has said it will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials accused of involvement in repression of Muslim populations.
White House Vows To Boycott Impeachment Inquiry
The White House has officially refused to co-operate with the impeachment inquiry of the Democrats against President Donald Trump.
Italy Reduces Size Of Parliament To Save Cost
Italy's parliament has voted to cut the number of representatives in both houses by more than a third in order to save costs.
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