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Russia Successfully Launches 766th Spacecraft
A Progress ship taking food and equipment to the ISS crew is due to dock with the orbiting station on Friday at 0834 GMT.
ICC Withdrawal Is “Unconstitutional”, Rules South African Court
The High Court in South Africa has ruled that the government's decision to withdraw from the ICC is unconstitutional and invalid.
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Court Grants Karrueche Tran’s Restraining Order Against Chris Brown
Chris Brown has been ordered to stay clear of model and estranged girl friend Karrueche Tran after violent report.
Russia Court Orders Release Of Opposition Activist
Supreme Court ordered Ildar Dadin's release for staging peaceful protests in an unprecedented case, as Kremlin accepts ruling.
Somalia’s New President To Be Sworn-in At Secured Airport Zone
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed will be sworn-in at a ceremony held in the highly-secured airport zone to avoid an attack by the Al-Qaeda linked Shabaab group which has threatened a "vicious war" against the new government.
North Korea More Isolated Than Ever After Malaysia Killing
North Korea had few friends but the fallout from the assassination of the leader’s half-brother looks set to further isolate the nuclear-armed state.
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South Sudan: U.S. Blames Leaders For Famine
The U.S. Department of State has blamed the leadership of South Sudan for the famine currently plaguing the conflict-torn country.
North Korea Diplomat Wanted Over Kim Killing
Investigators in Malaysia want to question a North Korean diplomat over the assassination of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur, national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said Wednesday.
Trump ‘Demonising’ Policy A Global Threat – Amnesty
The US President Donald Trump and other leaders whose policies "demonise" entire groups of people pose a growing danger for the world, Amnesty International said Wednesday in its annual report.
Life Expectancy To Hit 90 By 2030 – Study
South Korean women will be the first in the world to have an average life expectancy above 90, a study suggests.
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Trump Issues New Guidelines For Immigrant Deportation
The guidelines, it was gathered, target undocumented immigrants arrested for traffic violations or shop-lifting along with those convicted of more serious crimes.
Israeli Soldier Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Killing Palestinian
An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant who lay on the ground, sparking criticism from rights groups.
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Jolie Premieres New Film ‘First They Killed My Father’ In Cambodia
Angelina Jolie has hinted on Cambodia being her "awakening", during the premier of 'First They Killed My Father' in the country.
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Donald Trump’s Treasury Secretary’s Fiancee Unclad In Movie (Photos)
Newly sworn in Treasury Secretary's Steve Mnuchin's actress fiance Louise Linton has a pool of her nude photos in new movie, flooding the New York city walls.
Reports Say Kim’s Son Arrives Malaysia For Body
Armed guards in Malaysia on Tuesday stood watch at the hospital holding the body of Kim Jong-Nam, amid reports his son had come to Kuala Lumpur to claim the remains.
Zimbabwe President Mugabe Turns 93, Vows To Remain In Power
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93 on Tuesday, adamantly vowing to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty and failing health.
Blame FG For Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians – House Committee
The House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora believes the Nigerian government has failed to stem attacks on Nigerians living abroad.
Russia UN Envoy Vitaly Churkin Dies ‘Suddenly’ At 64
The United Nation Headquarters in New York on Monday confirmed the death of the Russian Envoy to the UN, Vitaly Churkin.
Five Killed In Melbourne Plane Crash
A light aircraft exploded Tuesday in a "massive fireball" with police saying none of the five people aboard survived as it smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne.
U.S. President Donald Trump and his newly named National Security Adviser Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster (L) Credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
Trump Names New National Security Adviser
United States President Donald Trump has named Lt Gen HR McMaster as his national security adviser, replacing Lt Gen Michael Flynn who was fired last week.
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