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Pope urges “decisive measures” for Myanmar refugees but avoids “Rohingya”

DHAKA, Nov 30 - Pope Francis on Thursday called for "decisive measures" to resolve the political crisis causing mostly Muslim refugees from neighbouring Myanmar to flee...

Former Egyptian prime minister deported from UAE to challenge Sisi

JOHANNESBURG, December 4 – Former Egyptian Prime Minister, Ahmed Shafik, who was deported from his family home in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over...

Kabila’s home burned down

JOHANNESBURG– A home belonging to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila has been attacked, killing a policeman, according to DRC authorities and...

Russia to check Twitter compliance with data law

MOSCOW, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday it would check next year if Twitter has complied with the law...

Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg named as Golden Globe hosts

LOS ANGELES - Canadian actress Sandra Oh and U.S. comedian Andy Samberg will co-host the 2019 Golden Globe Awards in January, organizers said on...

Tributes laud Annan as man of peace and champion of rights

ACCRA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Leaders around the world paid tribute to former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan, who died in...

UK royal wedding attracts over 29m viewers in U.S.

New York, May 21 - Britain’s royal wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and U.S. actress Meghan Markle attracted over 29 million TV viewers...

Swazi editor flees to South Africa after critical story on King Mswati

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 12 – Swazi editor Zweli Martin Dlamini has fled to South Africa after he received death threats, following a story he wrote...


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