American sentenced to 15-year imprisonment in North Korea

North Korea’s apex court has sentenced an American tourist to 15 years of hard labour in prison for attempting to steal a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his

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Pope Francis approves sainthood for Mother Teresa

Pope Francis has approved sainthood for Mother Teresa, the missionary nun who in her lifetime became a global figure of compassion for her care of the needy. The pontiff set September 4

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It’s over, Donald Trump is the Republican nominee

He just added Nevada to the growing list of caucus primary wins, and while he needs more delegates to clinch it, who the heck can stop him now? He is

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UN mourns Boutros-Ghali

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon has expressed sadness over the death of former occupant of that office, Boutros Boutros-Ghali who died on Tuesday at the age of 93.  Ban, who

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Burundi crisis: US concerned over ‘Rwanda’s destabilising activities’

The US has raised concerns with Rwandan officials over reports suggesting it is involved in “destabilising activities” in neighbouring Burundi, officials have said. Rwanda is reported to have armed and

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Rubio’s rise and the end of the Bush dynasty

The day after the Iowa caucuses, I watched as the Shakespearean drama underlying this year’s Republican race — a classic tale of friendship and betrayal — played out its final

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President Idriss Deby of Chad emerges AU chairman

President Idriss Deby of Chad was on Saturday elected as the new chairman of the African Union (AU). Deby took over the chairmanship of the AU from President Robert Mugabe

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Putin claims Russia has developed Ebola vaccine

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has claimed that his country had developed a vaccine for the Ebola virus which has killed countless people in Africa. The controversial Russian leader did not

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Hilary’s Third-term Conundrum

By Matt Bai Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy  with what some reporters described as a “policy-laden” speech. Which was true, I guess, in the same sense that Apple Jacks is

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World Grieves Over Series of Attacks During Ramadan

The World cannot help but grieve over series of a mass shooting at a Tunisian beach resort, severed head displayed in a French town and other attacks that took place

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