• Trump gets Republican nomination and claims election being rigged

    Trump gets Republican nomination and claims election being rigged0

      President Donald Trump opened his bid for a second term after securing the Republican nomination Monday in typically combative, dark fashion with a claim that Democrats are working to “steal” the election that polls currently show him losing.Minutes after the party completed the formal nomination vote confirming Trump as the candidate on November 3,

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  • 127 dead as civilians, soldiers clash in South Sudan

    127 dead as civilians, soldiers clash in South Sudan0

    Clashes between soldiers and civilians during a disarmament exercise in the central South Sudanese town of Tonj have left 127 dead, the army spokesman said Wednesday. Major General Lul Ruai Koang told AFP that the fighting erupted on Saturday as security forces carried out an operation to disarm civilians in the area which has seen

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  • Lebanon’s Government Resigns After Protests, Deadly Beirut Explosion

    Lebanon’s Government Resigns After Protests, Deadly Beirut Explosion0

    Lebanon’s premier Hassan Diab stepped down Monday amid fury within and outside his government over the deadly Beirut port blast he blamed on the incompetence and corruption of a decades-old ruling class. “Today we are heeding the people and their demands to hold accountable those responsible for a disaster that has been concealed for seven

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  • Two huge Beirut explosions kill 27, wound thousands

    Two huge Beirut explosions kill 27, wound thousands0

      Two enormous explosions rocked Beirut’s port on Tuesday, killing at least 27 people and wounding thousands, shaking distant buildings and leaving the Lebanese capital in fear and chaos. The deafening second blast sent an enormous orange fireball into the sky, flattened the harbourside and sent a tornado-like shockwave ripping through the city, shattering windows

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  • China shuts US consulate in Chengdu

    China shuts US consulate in Chengdu0

    China on Friday ordered the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu to close in retaliation for one of its missions in the United States being shuttered, capping a furious week of Cold War-style diplomacy. The announcement of the closure followed a torrent of warnings from top American officials about the “tyranny” of China,

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  • FG condemns UK treatment of Nigerian carrier, sets to review Air agreements

    FG condemns UK treatment of Nigerian carrier, sets to review Air agreements0

    The Federal Government says it will review its Air agreements with various countries as a result of the unacceptable treatment of Nigerian carriers, especially as COVID-19 lasted. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Geoffrey Onyeama, made this known via his verified twitter handle on Sunday following the denial of landing rights to Air Peace at

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