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    World President Trump Wants to Delay His North Korea Trip – TIME

    (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he’s directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to delay a trip to North Korea, citing insufficient progress on denuclearization. He tweets that he does not believe China is helping with the effort to rein in North Korea because of stepped-up pressure by...
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    World Kofi Annan to receive state burial in Ghana on Sept 13 – ModernGhana News

    Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state funeral and burial in Ghana on September … Read more via ModernGhana News – https://ift.tt/2BLC7IO Get more World News
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    World PROUD Donald Trump Reveals What Will Happen To The World If He Is Impeached – Naijaloaded

    US President, Donald Trump, on Thursday warned that the stock market would crash, if he were … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website – https://ift.tt/2BHBBeB Get more World News
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    World Major European Airlines Suspend Flights to Iran Amid U.S. Sanctions – TIME

    Two of Europe’s biggest carriers, Air France-KLM Group and British Airways, said they’ll suspend services to Iran, citing the reduced commercial viability of the route in the wake of the latest U.S. sanctions. Air France and Dutch sibling KLM will halt flights by the end of September due to …...
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    World South Korean ex-president Park’s sentence extended – Daily Monitor

    A South Korean appeal court on Friday extended ex-president Park Geun-hye’s prison sentence for corruption and abuse of power by one year. The decision by the Seoul High Court means the former head of state, who was ousted after a sprawling graft scandal triggered mass protests, faces 25 years...
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    World Zimbabwe plans to clear debt arrears in six months – Bulawayo24 News

    Zimbabwe is planning to settle its debt arrears with multilateral institutions in the next six months, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya has said. The southern African country has failed to clear its arrears with the World Bank, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the...
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    World Scott Morrison Becomes Australia’s 30th Prime Minister – Bloomberg

    Treasurer Scott Morrison will become Australia’s sixth prime minister in 11 years after Malcolm Turnbull lost control of the ruling Liberal party, a shakeup aimed at boosting the government’s flagging poll numbers ahead of an election due by May... Read more via More Top Stories – Google News...
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    World Meet the man who spent a decade in prison for a rape he didn’t commit – IOL News

    Durban – Despite spending more than a decade behind bars for rape he never committed, Njabulo Ndlovu bares no grudges against the rape victim. Ndlovu, 35, was released from Durban’s Westville Prison on Monday after a bull bench of judges at the Pietermaritzburg High Court … Read more via...
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    World Team Trump warns impeachment would prompt revolt, economic crash – Daily Monitor

    US President Donald Trump and his allies tried to head off mounting talk of his impeachment Thursday, warning it would sink the world’s largest economy and spark a public “revolt.” After Trump was implicated as a co-conspirator in two campaign finance violations, both of them federal felonies...
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    World Russia allows Poland access to 2010 presidential plane crash wreckage – Premium Times Nigeria

    More than eight years after a devastating plane crash in western Russia that killed Poland’s president at the time, Russia said on Thursday that it would allow Polish authorities to once again access the wreckage. While the incident has been officially blamed on pilot error … Read more via...
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    World Detained Uganda Lawmaker Taken Into Civilian Custody – Channels Television

    A Ugandan lawmaker whose arrest sparked protest has been transferred from military detention to civilian custody and charged with treason, the state broadcaster reported on Thursday. Robert Kyagulanyi appeared before a military court on Thursday to face charges of unlawful weapons possession...
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    World Japan Offers Drones To Aged Farmers – Channels Television

    The next generation farmhand in Japan’s ageing rural heartland may be a drone. For several months, developers and farmers in northeast Japan have been testing a new drone that can hover above paddy fields and perform backbreaking tasks in a fraction of the time it takes for … Read more via...
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    World 103 Ebola cases reported in DRC – UN – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said no fewer than 103 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). OCHA said the figures includes 76 confirmed and 27 probable, including 61 deaths, as at Tuesday this … Read more via Premium...