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Philippines Landslide Death Toll Rises To 22

The death toll from a monsoon landslide in the central Philippines has risen to 22, officials said on Friday.
UK To Spend $6m On Protecting Trump During State Visit

US Imposes Sanctions On China For Buying Russian Weapons

The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles.
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Trump’s Ex-Lawyer Provides Information In Mueller Probe

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen has provided “critical information” to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators.

Vietnam President Quang Dies At 61

Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang has died on Friday at age 61 after a prolonged and serious illness, state media reported.

US Sanctions Russian Intelligence, Military Officials

The United States has placed 33 Russians and entities on its sanctions blacklist to punish the Russian government over its “malign activities.”

Bobi Wine Returns To Uganda, Faces Treason Charges

Ugandan parliamentarian and pop star, Robert "Bobi Wine" Kyagulanyi, returned to Uganda on Thursday, where he is set to face charges of treason.

Six Killed, Dozens Injured In Fresh Philippines Landslide

Six people were killed and dozens injured after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines on Thursday.
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Trump Promises Support For Storm-Battered Carolinas

President Trump on Wednesday handed out meals to Carolina residents and promised support of the federal government to victims of Hurricane Florence.

Abe To Stay As Japan’s PM After Winning Party Leadership Election

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to become Japan’s longest-serving premier after a comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party on Thursday.

Zambian Minister Sacked Over Misappropriation Of Fund

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has fired the Minister for Community Development and Social Services, Emerine Kabanshi, over misappropriation of funds.

FBI Does Not Need To Probe Kavanaugh, Says Trump

President Trump says that there is no need for FBI involvement in the scandal threatening to derail his pick for a coveted place on the US Supreme Court.

Ex-Malaysian PM Re-arrested For Fresh Corruption Charges

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been detained over fresh corruption charges related to state investment fund 1MDB.

ICC Begins Probe Into Myanmar Rohingya Atrocities

The ICC has announced plan to begin probe into the deportations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh.

North Korea Agrees To Shut Missile Site, Says Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites, says the South's President Moon Jae-in.
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India Approves Ban On Instant Divorce

The Indian Government on Wednesday passed an executive order and approved a ban on triple talaq (instant divorce).

Kim To Visit Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he will make a historic visit to Seoul "in the near future" after a summit with South Korea President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang on Wednesday.

US Supplied Bomb That Killed 40 Yemeni Children – Report

The bomb that killed 40 children and 11 others in rebel-held northern Yemen was sold by the United States under a State Department deal with Riyadh.

French Interior Minister Set To Resign

France’s Interior Minister Gerard Collomb announced on Tuesday that he would stand down after next year’s European Parliament elections.
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Russia Blames Israel After Syria Downs Military Plane

Russia has blamed Israel for the shutting down of one of its military planes and the deaths of the 15 personnel on board. The Russian...
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South Africa Legalises Private Use Of Marijuana

South Africa’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday decriminalised the private use of marijuana in the country.

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