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Top TPLF official ‘surrenders’

December 3, 2020 0 Comments

A top official from the conflict-hit Ethiopian northern region of Tigray has surrendered, state media reports. Keria Ibrahim is one of nine…

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Putin orders start of Russia’s mass COVID vaccination programme

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the country’s authorities to begin mass voluntary vaccinations against COVID-19 from next week onwards. The move,…

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Amnesty condemns Egypt’s ‘execution spree’

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Amnesty International has condemned a sharp rise in the use of the death penalty in Egypt, accusing authorities of a “horrifying execution…

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Justice Department investigating potential presidential pardon bribery scheme, court records reveal

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The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange…

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At least two dead and several injured in Germany after car hits pedestrians, police say

December 2, 2020 0 Comments

At least two people have been killed and several injured in Germany after a car was driven into a pedestrian zone in…

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Food has run out for Eritrean refugees in Tigray camps, UN warns

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The United Nations has sounded the alarm over the severe effect of food shortages on the nearly 100,000 Eritrean refugees sheltering in…

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Brazil bank heist: Armed gang mounts fierce assault on city of Criciúma

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Armed men have violently stormed the southern Brazilian city of Criciúma, mounting an assault on a bank. Shooting started about midnight local…

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Iraqi Kurdish authorities accused of torturing jailed journalist

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Imprisoned Kurdish journalist Sherwan Amin Sherwani has been held in solitary confinement for nearly two months and was allegedly tortured by security…

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Uganda’s Bobi Wine suspends election campaign

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Ugandan presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, known as Bobi Wine, has suspended his campaigns, following the injuring of members of his campaign team…

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Volunteer dies as hopes fade for trapped Zimbabwe miners

December 1, 2020 0 Comments

A volunteer has died while trying to rescue illegal miners trapped underground since Wednesday in Bindura, northern Zimbabwe. The state newspaper the…

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