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Greece returns to growth after biting austerity

After years of tough austerity measures, Greece emerges on Monday from its third and last bailout, although officials warn the country still has a “long ...

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Mali: Court confirms Keita as winner of presidential election

Mali’s constitutional court on Monday confirmed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s re-election in a run-off ballot, rejecting fraud accusations by the opposition candidate. The decision clears ...

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30 die in Italy bridge collapse

Italy’s Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini said about 30 people were killed on Tuesday when a giant motorway bridge collapsed in heavy rain in the Italian ...

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Ugandans stone president’s convoy

Police said hooligans attacked President Yoweri Museveni’s motorcade and one of his official cars was smashed as he left a campaign rally forcing his security ...

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Sanctions: Iran offers discount on oil, gas to Asian market

Iran is selling oil and gas at a discount to Asian customers as it prepares for the return of US sanctions, state news agency IRNA reported on ...

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China stashes $410bn to boost economy

Stashed away around China is a pile of cash larger than the annual economic output of Norway. Governments at all levels across the nation have ...

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Economic war with U.S crashes Turkish Lira

The Turkish currency, lira tumbled over 16 percent to new record lows against the dollar on Friday as strains with the United States intensified. A ...

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Trump grants U.S. citizenship to in-laws

U.S. First lady Melania Trump’s parents officially became American citizens on Thursday.Viktor and Amalija Knavs took the citizenship oath on August 9, their lawyer, Michael ...

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Colombia recognises Palestine as independent state

Colombia has decided to recognise Palestine as a “free, independent and sovereign” state, the Palestinian Diplomatic Mission in Bogota said on Wednesday. “This decision is ...

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NASS invasion: UK insists on rule of law in Nigeria

The British High Commission to Nigeria on Tuesday said it was monitoring the situation at the National Assembly and other political developments ahead of the ...

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