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Mnangagwa Sworin In, Pledges Rights Protection, Better Economy

Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in as president of Zimbabwe on Sunday after winning a bitterly-contested election which was the country’s first since the ousting of strongman Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, whose victory in the July 30 polls was challenged by the main opposition, pledged to “protect and promote the rights of Zimbabweans” at an inauguration ceremony attended by thousands of ...

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Sexual Abuse: Pope Begs For God’s Forgiveness

Angry Over Forced Adoptions In Ireland Pope Francis in Ireland Sunday “begged for God’s forgiveness” for the child sexual abuse scandal rocking the church but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy. Francis is due to speak in front of some 500,000 faithful in Dublin’s Phoenix Park as part of his ...

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Trump Begs Attorney General

U.S. President Donald Trump will not let any punch go unanswered as he pleaded with attorney general Jeff Sessions in a series of tweets this morning, asking him to dig more from the Democratic side and his traducers, such as the former FBI chief James Comey. In another tweet, the tweeting US President said: ….FISA abuse, Christopher Steele & his ...

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Melania Trump ‘Can’t Wait To Divorce Donald’

Melania Trump can’t wait to divorce her husband and uses her fashion choices to punish him, according to the president’s former aide. Omarosa Manigault Newman claims the First Lady is waiting for Donald Trump to leave office before ending their marriage. In excerpts from her explosive new book, former Apprentice star Omarosa also points out how Melania has taken subtle swipes at her ...

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German Police Evacuate Frankfurt Airport Terminal

Police evacuated part of a terminal at Frankfurt Airport, Germany’s biggest, on Tuesday over concerns that at least one person may have entered the facility’s security area unchecked. Federal police said they stopped boarding in area A of the airport’s Terminal 1 and were clearing the security area. Police spokeswoman Julia Thiel told The Associated Press that “there were indications ...

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U.S. Slams Harsh Sanctions On Iran

The United States re-imposed a wave of tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran on Tuesday, bringing back into effect harsh penalties that had been lifted under a historic, multi-party nuclear agreement that President Donald Trump abandoned in May. The first of two rounds of US sanctions kicked in at 12:01 am (0431 GMT), targeting Iran’s access to US banknotes and key ...

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Gun Violence In Chicago, 5 Killed, 44 Wounded

Chicago police said 44 people were shot in the city on Sunday within a space of 14 hours, including five who were killed. Police records showed that in three hours beginning at 1:30a.m., 30 people were shot and two persons killed in 10 incidents. Fred Waller, Chief, Bureau of Patrol, Chicago Police Department, said: “As you may be aware, the ...

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President Duterte Apologises To God For Calling Him Stupid

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has said he was “sorry” for calling God stupid, which has triggered public outrage in the predominantly Catholic country. But the 73-year-old leader stressed that he was only apologising to his “all-forgiving” God and nobody else. “If it’s the same God, I’m sorry,” he said in a meeting with religious leaders on Tuesday night. “Sorry, ...

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