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Former Thai prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra sentenced to five years in prison

Thailand’s Supreme Court on Wednesday, sentenced former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in absentia to five years in prison for negligence over mismanaging a rice subsidy scheme. The politician was convicted of negligence in preventing corruption and irregularities in her government’s rice-pledging scheme prior to the 2014 coup. The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office […]

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After many decades, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman finally issues an order allowing women to drive from June 2018

Today, Saudi Arabia announced that it would allow women to drive and issue them driving licences thereby putting an end to a long standing policy that didn’t allow women behind the wheels. The change, which will take effect in June 2018, was announced on state television and in a simultaneous media event in Washington. Saudi officials […]

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Trump adds North Korea, Venezuela and Chad to the list of 8 countries affected by his travel ban

US President Donald Trump on Sunday, issued new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, increasing to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans. Other countries included in the ban are Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia. Restrictions on citizens from Sudan were lifted. Unlike the president’s original […]

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US conducts Airstrikes in Libya for the first time under Donald Trump, killing 17 ISIS soldiers

For the first time since Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S President, the United States military conducted airstrikes in Libya on Friday night, the Pentagon announced Saturday. The strikes coordinated by unmanned aircraft  and signed off by Donald Trump last week, killed 17 Islamic States militants and destroyed three vehicles at the camp, located about 150 […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel wins Fourth Term

Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, has been re-elected for the fourth time in the German Federal Elections. Her closest rival, from the central left, Martin Schulz, conceded at the headquarter of his party Social Democratic Party (SPD), nydailynews reports. He said: Today is a difficult and bitter day. We clearly didn’t manage to maintain and expand our […]

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Donald Trump bans NBA winners Golden State Warriors from White House | See all the Reactions

US President Donald Trump is in the news again for some fresh controversy following his banning of NBA winners Golden State Warriors (GSW) from visiting the White House as part of their victory celebrations. He made this declaration after GSW star player Steph Curry reportedly said he does not wish to attend. According to BBC, […]

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Breaking: 3.4 magnitude earthquake detected in North Korea

China’s official Xinhua News Agency says a magnitude-3.4 earthquake has been detected in North Korea. The earthquake occurred about 50km from a nuclear test site just as previous quakes have occurred during weapons’ tests. Chinese seismologists said it was a “suspected explosion”. But South Korea says that it could be a natural quake not caused […]

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World’s richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt passes away at age of 94

The family of the World’s richest woman and the 14th richest person in the world – L’Oreal heiress, Liliane Bettencourt, announced today that she passed away. She was 94. In March 2017, Forbes Magazine ranked Mrs Bettencourt as the richest woman in the world with a fortune of $39.5 billion (£29.1bn). “Liliane Bettencourt died this night at home. She would have […]

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline pledges to donate his brain for research

Kim Jong Un says Donald Trump is Deranged & will pay dearly for his Threats

Supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un has responded to America’s President Donald Trump‘s speech in which he talked about destroying North Korea. Donald Trump escalated his threats against North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to “totally destroy’’ the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, […]

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“Many of my friends are going to Africa to get rich” – Donald Trump tells African presidents

United States president, Donald Trump, has told African leaders that the continent has huge business potential. He added that most of his friends came to Africa to get rich. “Africa has tremendous business potential, I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich. I congratulate you. “They are spending a lot […]

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline pledges to donate his brain for research

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