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Mitch McConnell: Top Trump Ally Breaks Silence To Congratulate Biden

A top member of US President Donald Trump's Republican Party, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has congratulated Joe Biden on winning the presidential election last month. Senator McConnell spoke after the electoral college formally confirmed...

U.S. Executes Second Inmate At FederalPrison In 2 Days

The Federal Government of outgoing U.S. President, Donald Trump allowed the execution on Friday of a man convicted of murder, the second within two days. Alfred Bourgeois, 56, died by lethal injection on Friday evening...

Canada, US Border To Stay Closed Till January —Trudeau

The longest international border in the world, between Canada and the United States, will remain closed until January 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday. “Canada and the United States...

COVID: Record Deaths In Germany, Russia

Germany is facing calls for a second lockdown before Christmas after recording 585 deaths and 29,875 new infections in one day - the highest numbers since the pandemic began. "We have to act urgently. We...

US Supreme Court Rejects Trump-backed Bid To Overturn Election

The US Supreme Court has rejected an unprecedented attempt to throw out election results in four battleground states that was backed by President Donald Trump. The lawsuit, filed this week by the state of Texas,...
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UN Chief Decries Inequalities In Global power relations’

The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Friday decried what he described as the “inequalities at the foundations of global power relations”. Guterres, in a video message to the annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum, said a...

5 persons injured in shooting in S. African capital

A total of five people were shot and injured at a taxi rank in Pretoria on Friday and the motive is unknown, said the South African police on Friday. The police said two people randomly...

Biden, Harris Named Time’s Person Of The Year

US President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris have been chosen as Time magazine's Person of the Year in 2020. "The Biden-Harris ticket represents something historic," Time tweeted. The Democratic pair beat three other finalists:...

Brandon Bernard: First Execution Of Trump’s Final Days Goes Ahead

Death row inmate Brandon Bernard has been executed in Indiana after last-minute clemency pleas were rejected by the US Supreme Court. Bernard, 40, was convicted of murder in 1999 when he was a teenager, and...

Ghana’s Main Opposition Party Rejects ‘Flawed’ Election Results

Ghana’s main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) said on Wednesday that it will not accept the results of the general elections announced by the Electoral Commission (EC) that gave victory to incumbent President Nana...

Biden’s Son, Hunter Under Investigation Over Taxes

US President-elect Joe Biden's son Hunter, has said his tax affairs are under investigation. The investigation is being conducted by federal prosecutors in Delaware. Hunter Biden said he took the case "very seriously" but was confident...

Covid: Biden Vows 100m Vaccinations For US In First 100 Days

US President-elect Joe Biden has set a goal of 100 million Covid vaccinations in his first 100 days in office. He said his first months in office would not end the outbreak and gave few...

First PilotTo Break Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies At 97

US aviation legend Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, has died, his wife announced Monday. “It is w/ profound sorrow, I must tell you that my life love General Chuck Yeager...

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