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North Korea synchronizes time zone with South

North Korea has unified its official time zone with South Korea in a gesture to facilitate the ongoing reconciliation process with its neighbour. Pyongyang adjusted ...

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Trump admits reimbursement of payment to hush porn star

US President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday he reimbursed his personal lawyer for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels to stop what he described ...

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New Sierra Leonean president appoints ministers within one month

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has appointed 27 ministers, four of whom are women and simultaneously created a new super-ministry headed by a Chief ...

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Ghana rejects same-sex marriage

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says: “It will NOT be under his presidency that same-sex marriage will be legalized in Ghana.” A statement from the presidency was ...

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Russians protest against Telegram app ban

Thousands of people have gathered on the streets of the Russian capital to protest against the government’s blocking of the encrypted messaging app Telegram. Protesters ...

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Italy: 5-Star Movement calls for snap election after govt talks fail

The leader of Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Monday called for early elections in June, saying efforts to form a coalition government after last month’s ...

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Zimbabwe legalises marijuana

Zimbabwe has followed Lesotho by legalising the production of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes, making it the second African country to turn the drug ...

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Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea

President Moon Jae-in has officially welcomed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un into the South after he crossed the border for the highly-anticipated historic inter-Korean summit ...

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Toronto driver faces 10 counts of murder after van attack

A 25-year-old who ploughed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was held on Tuesday on 10 counts of murder and 13 of attempted murder ...

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Jerry Rawlings distances self from Buhari over statement on Nigerian youths

Former Ghanaian president, Jerry Rawlings, has distanced himself from President Muhammadu Buhari’s controversial statement about Nigerian youths’ alleged warped sense of entitlement ...

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