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Judge shoots himself in court in Thailand

A judge in Southern Thailand shot himself in court after delivering a not guilty verdict in the case of five Muslim suspects charged with...

Amusan leads hurdles heats, DQ for Olympic champ McNeal

Olympic champion Brianna McNeal was out of the world championships before they really started for her, disqualified for a false start in her 100...

5 killed as clashes erupt again in Iraq

Police snipers shot at demonstrators on Saturday killing five people and several others wounded in a resumption of anti-government unrest in Eastern Baghdad. The security...

Thousands join protest for Scottish independence in Edinburgh

Thousands of people joined a protest for independence in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, on Saturday, with one lawmaker saying 250,000 supporters took part. “What a...

Russia will find ways to help Cuba get oil, says Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday said Russia will find ways to help Cuba secure supplies of oil and petroleum products. Medvedev pledged to...

UAE voters head to polls to elect advisory council

Voters in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were casting their ballots on Saturday to elect half the members of the 40-strong advisory Federal National...

Pompeo says State Department has given initial response to Congress

The United States State Department has issued an initial response to a Congressional request for documents as part of an impeachment investigation of President...

Paris protests deadly violence against women

Protest A number of organisations had called for the protest after unofficial numbers were released this week...

U.S. welcomes Sudan’s agreement on transitional government

Agreement “According to the agreement reached on Friday, the main opposition grouping, Forces for Freedom and Change...

More civilians killed in bombing of Syria’s rebel enclave – Watchdog

Civilians This raised the number of civilians killed there in less than 24 hours to 19. Since late...

UNESCO lists new sites including India’s Jaipur as World Heritage

UNESCO The fortified commercial city of Jaipur was founded in the 18th century by Sawai Jai Singh...

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying – KCNA

Student Seoul, July 6, 2019 NNNNorth Korea’s state news agency on Saturday said an Australian student, who...

Europe needs to find candidate to head IMF- France

Europe needs to find candidate to head IMF- France Candidate Aix-en-Provence (France), July 6, 2019 NNNFrench Finance Minister...

Google sends gifts to Indonesian baby named `Google’

Google sends gifts to Indonesian baby named `Google’ Google Google was born in November but his birth certificate...

Israel reopens Gaza fishing zone after Hamas says truce in new...

Israel had entirely closed Gaza’s maritime space recently due to the continuous launching of incendiary balloons and kites from Gaza towards Israel, which caused...

Teenager who called UK’s Prince Harry ‘race traitor’ is jailed

A teenage neo-Nazi, who called Britain’s Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should...

German Chancellor says U.S. allegations against Iran serious

She, however, urges a peaceful solution to the crisis in the Gulf of Oman. “We take these claims of course very seriously and there is...

Pan-African financier to fund green energy projects in East Africa

Michael Awori, executive of lending operations at TDB told Xinhua in Nairobi that his organisation had received lines of credit from a number of...

Tanzania to seek out-of-court settlements of some cases in int’l courts-...

Adelardus Kilangi, the Attorney General, told parliament the focus of the government was to save cost of running the lawsuits. He told the House that...

5 opposition parties mobilise for no-confidence vote against Czech prime minister

The no-confidence vote is prompted by corruption allegations that have surfaced against Babis, however it is given little chance of success. Babis leads a minority...

Germany wants pending EU summit set climate targets for 2050

“We are working toward this. Greenhouse gas neutrality by 2050 is an excellent target in our view,’’ Roth said. The Social Democrat (SPD) member of...

More than 300,000 flee from new ethnic violence in North-east Congo...

UNCHR spokesman Babar Baloch made this known at a news conference in Geneva. He said,“We are gravely concerned for the safety of civilians after receiving...

Police discover body of Indian magician who attempted Houdini trick

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-born American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts. A police officer at the North Port Police Station...

Hong Kong leader apologises for her handling of extradition bill

“I have heard you loud and clear and have reflected deeply on all that has transpired. “The concerns over the past few months have been...