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Christine Lagarde: IMF chief convicted over payout

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde. Photo Credit: Reuters A French court has found International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde guilty of...

Russian plane crashes in Siberia with 16 injured

An IL-18 aeroplane belonging to the Russian defence ministry has crashed in Yakutia in Siberia with 39 people on board. The defence ministry said 16...

Death toll in Istanbul bombings rises to 44

Turkish police officers carry a coffin of a fellow officer during a ceremony for police officers killed in Saturday's blasts in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo...

Italy PM Renzi resigns, president to consult with parties

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (C) arrives at Quirinale Presidential palace to tender his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella in Rome, Italy. Photo Credit:...

EU to keep patrolling for Somali pirates until end of 2018

The European Union's naval mission will keep patrolling for pirates off the coast of Somalia for another two years, to guard against any resurgence...

Lufthansa pilots start two-day strike, hundreds of flights canceled

Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) pilots in Germany began a two-day strike on Wednesday, grounding hundreds of flights at one of Europe's largest airlines in a long-running...

Some 1,400 migrants rescued, eight bodies recovered: Italy coastguard

Some 1,400 boat migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe have been rescued so far on Tuesday, Italy's coastguard said,...

Pope extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests

Pope Francis walks after closing the Holy Door to mark the closing of the Catholic Jubilee Year of Mercy at the in Saint Peter's...

Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs at VW brand by 2021

Photo File Credit: Reuters   German carmaker Volkswagen and its powerful labor unions have agreed a turnaround plan involving 30,000 job cuts by 2021 at its...

Trump election: Obama urges Trump to stand up to Russia

Barack Obama and Angela Merkel have enjoyed a strong working partnership. Photo Credit: AFP US President Barack Obama has urged his successor Donald Trump to...

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Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years

Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company's co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on...

Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games...

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal...

Man with snails, ‘prekese’ in luggage from Ghana detained at JFK Airport

A man was detained briefly last week after arriving at JFK Airport with luggage full of snails, dried beef, turkey berry, carrot, oxtail, medicinal...
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