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Gabonese President Bongo Suffers Stroke

President Ali Bongo Ondima of Gabon who has fallen sick since October has reportedly suffered a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) commonly known as stroke.

Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan Wins Election By Landslide

Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won a convincing victory in Sunday's snap parliamentary election.

Trump Hits Out At Comey Over Testimony

President Donald Trump has hit out at former FBI director James Comey, accusing him of lying to Congress in testimony over his handling of the Russia probe.

Saudi Rejects Extradition Of Khashoggi’s Murder Suspects To Turkey

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has rejected demands to extradite suspects connected to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi as sought by President Tayyip Erdogan.

Report Reveals Khashoggi’s Last Words Before His Killing

The transcript of an audio tape of the final moments of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has revealed that his last words were “I can’t breathe.”

World Leaders To Adopt Global Migration Compact In Morocco

A senior UN official Ms Louise Arbour has said the adoption of the Global Migration Compact document by world leaders would be a re-affirmation of the values and principles embodied in the UN Charter.

May Warns On Risk Of Rejecting Brexit Deal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that parliament’s rejection of her Brexit deal could leave the country in the European Union.

Over 1,700 Arrested In Latest ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests In France

No fewer than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest “yellow vest” protests as demonstrators clashing with riot police caused more damage in Paris than a week ago, officials said on Sunday.

Trump Confirms Exit Of Chief Of Staff, John Kelly

US President Donald Trump on Saturday announced his chief of staff John Kelly would be leaving the administration at the end of the year.

Rouhani Calls US Sanctions On Iran ‘Economic Terrorism’

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said US sanctions were "economic terrorism", as he sought to foster a united front from visiting regional officials.

Six Killed, Dozens Injured In Italy Nightclub Stampede

Six people have been killed and dozens seriously injured in a stampede at a nightclub in Italy on Friday.

Huawei Executive Faces Fraud Charges In U.S.

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei faces fraud charges in the United States, a Canadian court hearing has revealed.

Trump Attacks Tillerson, Calls Him ‘Dumb As Rock’

U.S. President Donald Trump has hit back at his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, calling him “dumb as a rock”.

Memo Reveals Cohen Broke The Law At Trump’s Direction

A legal memo has revealed that Michael Cohen acted at the direction of President Trump when he committed election crimes during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Trump’s Chief Of Staff Kelly Set To Resign

President Donald Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly is expected to resign in the coming days, two sources familiar with the situation told CNN.

German Chancellor Merkel Hands Over To New Party Leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hand over the reins of her party, Christian Democratic Union on Friday after nearly two decades in charge.

Trump To Nominate Ex-Fox News Anchor As UN Envoy

President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as US ambassador to the United Nations, according to multiple reports.

Canada Reacts To Arrest Of Huawei Executive

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says his government had no involvement in the arrest of the chief financial officer from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.

UN Rejects US Resolution To Condemn Hamas

The United Nations General Assembly has voted down a US-proposed resolution to condemn the Islamic militant group Hamas.

Ex-archbishop’s Conviction For Covering Up Abuse Reversed

Former Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson has had his conviction for concealing child sexual abuse overturned.

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