Tuesday, August 21, 2018

World Report

How Australian tip-off led to Trump’s Russia inquiry

The investigation into possible connections between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential campaign began after a tip-off from Australia, the New York Times reports. According to...

Iran to crush anti-goverment protesters

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have warned anti-government protesters they will face the nation's "iron fist" if political unrest continues. Three days of demonstrations erupted over falling...

Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels swap hundreds of prisoners

Ukraine and Russia -backed separatists have conducted a mass prisoner swap, marking the largest such deal since the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine broke...

Weah claims victory as Liberia awaits run off result

Former soccer star George Weah’s camp said on Wednesday that he was set to win Liberia’s presidential election run-off against Vice-President Joseph Boakai. Boakai’s camp, however, said...

Egypt hangs 15 for Sinai Peninsula violence

Egyptian authorities have hanged 15 men at two prisons in the north of the country as part of a controversial policy. The men were convicted...

Counting under way in Liberia presidential run-off

Liberia is counting votes after a day of peaceful voting in a contested presidential runoff that voters hope will lead to the country's first...

Trump hits out at UK PM Theresa May after far-right video tweets

US president Donald Trump has told UK Prime Minister Theresa May to focus on "terrorism" in the UK after she criticised his sharing of...

Ex-Egypt prime minister Ahmed Shafiq ‘blocked from leaving UAE’

A former Egyptian prime minister says he is not being allowed to leave the United Arab Emirates, the country where he has resided since...

Wheat aid arrives in blockaded Yemen amid famine fears

About 25,000 tonnes of wheat will be offloaded today for starving people in Yemen, the first food aid allowed into the country facing mass...

Erdogan pledges new reform to protect women from violence

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a new reform plan to protect women from physical and sexual abuse will be rolled out by Turkey's government...
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