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S. Korea To Decide On Dog Meat Consumption In Cabinet

South Korea government policy coordination office on Thursday said the government was set to launch a formal discussion on whether to prohibit dog meat consumption or not. The decision follows President Moon Jae-in’s suggestion to...

Russia Confirms 37,374 New COVID-19 Cases Over Past 24 Hours – Centre

Russia has confirmed 37,374 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 9,219,912, the response centre said on Thursday. “Over the past day, 37,374 COVID-19 cases were confirmed across 85 Russian...

South Africa’s Last White President FW de Klerk Dies

FW de Klerk, South Africa’s last white president, died on Thursday aged 85, his foundation announced. De Klerk and South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 for leading...

Alleged Murder: I Had Intimate Relationship With My Wife – Defendant

A Danish, Peter Nielsen, charged with murder of his Nigerian wife and daughter, on Tuesday said that he woke up one morning and found them dead on their kitchen floor. Nielsen testified  before a Lagos...

Germany Bids Farewell To Angela Merkel

Within six minutes of warm applause, the whole country applauded the spectacular example of leadership and defence of humanity. The Germans elected her to lead them, and she led 80 million Germans for 18 years...

Liberian Gov’t Places $15,000 Bounty For High-profile Murderers Terrorising Country

The Liberian government has announced a total of $15,000 cash reward for any useful information for the arrest of perpetrators of recent high-profile murders in Monrovia. Mr. Ledgerhood Rennie, Liberia’s Minister of Information and Culture...

Tanker Explosion: UN Mourns With Sierra Leone, Pledges Support

UN has commiserated with the government and people of Sierra Leone over the explosion of a petroleum tanker in Freetown. UN Secretary-General António Guterres, joined the whole UN system in Sierra Leone in mourning the...

9 Ethiopian Groups To Form Anti-government Alliance

Nine anti-government factions are forming an alliance to push for a political transition in Ethiopia, two of the groups said on Friday, piling more pressure on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as rebel forces advance...

3 People Shot Dead During Huge Protests Against Sudan Coup – Doctors

Security forces shot dead three people during nationwide protests in Sudan on Saturday, a doctors committee said, as hundreds of thousands of people demanded the restoration of a civilian-led government after a military coup. In...

Women Under Fire In Belarus, Activists Tortured and exiled – UN Expert

An independent UN human rights expert, Anaïs Marin says women in Belarus are being denied rights and freedoms, while female political activists are subjected to enforced disappearances, torture, ill-treatment and exile. Marin told the General...

U.S. Set To Appeal UK’s Refusal To Extradite Assange

The U.S. government is scheduled to ask Britain’s High Court on Wednesday to overturn a judge’s decision that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be sent to the United States to face espionage charges. Assange,...

Sudanese PM, Officials Arrested By Military Forces – Ministry

The Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, members of the Transitional Sovereignty council’s civilian component and several ministers have been arrested by joint military forces. Sudan’s Ministry of Information and Communications said this on Monday. The ministry...

Pakistani-American ‘Raped, Beheaded’ Former Ambassador’s Daughter

A Pakistani-American man accused of raping and beheading his girlfriend, the daughter of a former ambassador, went on trial Wednesday in the capital Islamabad. The brutal murder of Noor Mukadam, 27, in July sparked protests...

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