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King renames Swaziland as eSwatini

The king of Swaziland, King Mswati III, has renamed Swaziland eSwatini. Historically, Swaziland got her independence from South Africa on September 6, 1968, and it ...

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Brexit: UK Lords favour stay in EU Customs Union

Members of Britain’s House of Lords have inflicted an embarrassing defeat on the government of Prime Minister Theresa May by voting against her flagship Brexit ...

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US ex-First Lady, Barbara Bush, dies at 92

Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died. Aged 92 years, Bush died in Houston. Mrs. Bush served as First Lady of the United States during the tenure of ...

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Trump invites Buhari to Washington

President Muhammadu Buhari will meet Donald Trump in Washington on April 30 to discuss issues including “fighting terrorism” and economic, the White House announced Sunday ...

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South Africa buries Winnie Mandela

Thousands of mourners gathered in South Africa’s Soweto township on Saturday to bid farewell to anti-apartheid-heroine Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in a funeral-ceremony that united the nation ...

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World situation chaotic, getting worse – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the world’s current state of affairs is “chaotic” and will only keep exacerbating unless the international community opts for more constructive ...

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Harry, Meghan shut out politicians from royal wedding

Prince Harry and his fiancée, Meghan Markle, have not invited any politicians to their wedding next month, avoiding a potential controversy over whether to include ...

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112-year-old Japanese emerges world’s oldest living man

Guinness World Records on Tuesday recognised Masazo Nonaka, a 112-year-old Japanese national, as the world’s oldest living man. Nonaka, who lives in a family-run hot ...

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China to force rainfall over area 2X Nigeria

China is almost set to force rainfall and snow over 1.6 million sq km (620,000 sq miles), an area roughly three times the size of ...

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Three die as van drives into crowd in Germany

Several people have died after a van drove into a crowd in central Münster in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Saturday. “Some people have ...

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