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    World Hungary To Mount Legal Challenge To ‘Invalid’ EU Vote – Channels Television

    Hungary said Thursday a European Parliament vote to launch an action that could ultimately strip Budapest of its EU voting rights was “invalid” and vowed to mount a legal challenge. Adopted by 448 votes for to 197 against and … Read more via Channels Television – Get...
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    World Zimbabwe cholera deaths rise to 25 as WHO steps up response – ModernGhana News

    The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 25, the government said Thursday as the World Health … Read more via ModernGhana News – Get more World News
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    World U.S. tourist commits suicide in Uganda – Amala

    A U.S. tourist has committed suicide by hanging in the central Ugandan district of Wakiso. Patrick Onyango, Uganda’s deputy police spokesperson, said that Larkin Crow, a male adult from Texas allegedly committed suicide at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe municipality, about 40 …...
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    World Yemen: 300,000 lives hang in the balance, says UN – The Guardian

    Yemen’s humanitarian situation has worsened rapidly since UN peace talks collapsed and fighting resumed in the port city of Hodeida, where hundreds of thousands of lives hang in the balance, the top UN aid official in the country has said. “The situation has deteriorated dramatically in the...
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    World Zimbabweans escape from SA prison – Bulawayo24 News

    South African police have rearrested another Zimbabwean who recently escaped from Kutama Sinthumule Correctional Centre outside Makhado town in Limpopo Province. Raphael Nyota (30) had escaped from the prison where he was serving his sentence for robbery and murder with seven others. He was...
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    World Spain to proceed with Saudi bomb deal days after halting it – The Guardian

    The Spanish government has confirmed it will proceed with the sale of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia, days after saying the €9.2m (£8.2m) deal had been halted amid apparent concerns over the use of such weapons in the war in Yemen. Josep Borrell, the foreign minister, announced …...
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    World Wild Icelandic Landscapes As You’ve Never Seen Them – Wired

    Charlotta María Hauksdóttir moved to California in 2003 to study photography, and has spent most of the intervening years trying to recapture the landscapes of her youth. Rather than compete with more traditional landscape photographers, Hauksdóttir creates her images out of dozens of...
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    Business Chinese tech stocks are climbing after China accepts a US invitation for trade talks (BABA, BIDU, JD, IQ, PDD) – Business Insider

    Chinese tech stocks jumped Thursday in US trade after China welcomed an invitation from the US to restart trade talks before President Donald Trump hits $200 billion worth of Chinese goods with tariffs...... Read more via Business Insider – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    World APO: How Djibouti like Zambia is about to loose its port to China –

    Beijing’s cumulative loans to Africa since 2000 amounted to $124-billion by 2016, according to figures compiled by the China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI). Djibouti is projected to take on public debt worth around 88 percent of the country’s overall $1.72 billion GDP, with … Read more...