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South African Police Apprehend 18 Suspects After Foreign Shops Looting
The South African police said on Saturday that 18 suspects had been arrested following the Soweto looting of shops belonging to foreigners on Wednesday night.
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Yemen Rebels Claim Fresh Attacks On Saudi Oil Refinery
Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they launched multiple bomb-laden drone attacks on Saturday on an oil refinery of Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company.
Sudan To Launch Historic Transition To Civilian Rule
Sudan’s military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal to pave the way for civilian rule.
Israel Ignores Trump, Approves US Lawmaker’s Request To Visit
US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib will be allowed to enter Israel to visit her relatives, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri announced on Friday.
Zimbabwe To Hold Election In Four Months' Time – Mnangagwa
Zimbabwe Opposition Backs Down After Protest Ban
Zimbabwe's main opposition group has called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the last minute, after failing to overturn a police ban.
North Korea Rejects Peace Talks With South Korea
North Korea has rejected any further talks with South Korea, calling its decision "completely the fault of South Korea's actions".
India PM Modi Vows To Restore Kashmir’s Past Glory
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its special status will restore the region to its "past glory".
US Requests To Detain Iranian Tanker In Gibraltar
The US Department of Justice has put in a request to detain supertanker Grace 1, which will be considered by Gibraltar's Attorney General.
Japan’s New Emperor Expresses Remorse On War
Japanese Emperor Naruhito on Thursday expressed “deep remorse” over his county’s wartime atrocities during World War II.
Corbyn Seeks To Oust Johnson To Avoid No-Deal Brexit
Britain’s main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged parliament on Wednesday to oust Prime Minister Boris Johnson before he takes the splintered country out of the EU without a deal.
North Korea's Xi Tasks Trump On Sanctions
Trump Seeks ‘Personal Meeting’ With Chinese President Over Hong Kong Protests
President Donald Trump in a tweet sought a "personal meeting" with China's President Xi Jinping to discuss the political crisis inundating Hong Kong.
China Condemns U.S. ‘Rumours’ About Huawei’s Ties To Beijing
Commission Makes Demand On Death Of Nigerian Pastor In China
Nigeria has asked China to carry out a thorough investigation into the death of Joseph Nwajueze, a Nigerian Pastor residing in that country.
26 Candidates To Contest Tunisia’s Presidential Election
Twenty-six candidates, including two women, have been cleared to run in Tunisia’s early presidential elections, slated for Sept. 15.
Guatemalan President-Elect Demands Respect From Trump
Guatemala's President-elect Alejandro Giammattei has demanded respect from his US counterpart Donald Trump over Central America’s migration crisis.
Italian Senate Sets Date For No-Confidence In Govt
The Italian Senate is poised to decide on Tuesday on a date for a vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, which could lead to the collapse of the populist government and trigger snap elections.
U.S. Gov’t Introduces New Rules Restricting Legal Immigration
U.S. government has introduced a new regulation on restricting legal immigration to raise the threshold for immigrants to stay in the U.S. for a long time.
What Killed U.S. Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein
Jefrrey Epstein, who was set to stand trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges, killed himself in his jail cell in New York, prison officials said.
Trump’s Hard-Line Immigration Rule At Odds With Independent Voters
The White House on Monday again answered a chorus of criticism by pivoting to a hard-line immigration policy, even though it could drive away independent voters in key battleground states.
Five Children Killed In US Day Care Fire
Authorities on Monday were investigating the cause of a fire that swept through a home daycare in Erie, Pennsylvania, killing five children trapped inside.
34 Dead, Many Feared Missing In Myanmar Landslide
Thirty-four people have feared dead and many more missing as a landslide triggered by monsoon rains affected eastern Myanmar.
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