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  • Late UN chief Annan to be buried in Ghana on Sept 13: President

    Date: 2018-08-24 22:13:57 GMT - Ghana - International - SN:14 - ID:7546177

    Former United Nations chief and Noble prize laureate Kofi Annan will be buried in his home country Ghana on Sept 13, the New York Times quoted the West African nation's president as saying on Friday. Nana Akufo-Addo told a delegation of Annan's ....

  • US imposes sanctions on 3 Daesh recruiters

    Date: 2018-08-24 21:06:09 GMT - USA - International - SN:13 - ID:7546152

    The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on three men from Southeast Asia who it says were recruiters for Daesh terrorist group and appeared in a beheading video for the militant group, The Daily Mail reported. The action freezes their ....

  • Trump says Pompeo won't go to North Korea

    Date: 2018-08-24 20:31:22 GMT - USA - International - SN:12 - ID:7546134

    US President Donald Trump on Friday nixed plans for US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to North Korea to hold a next round of denuclearization talks, citing insufficient progress on the issue, CNN reported. "I have asked Secretary of ....

  • Scott Morrison sworn in as Australia's new PM

    Date: 2018-08-24 18:12:20 GMT - Australia - International - SN:11 - ID:7546065

    Treasurer Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia's prime minister to replace Malcolm Turnbull after a Liberal Party coup. Sky News channel carried the news on Friday without giving further details. ....

  • 2 dead at Serbian National Library after gas leak

    Date: 2018-08-24 18:09:18 GMT - Serbia - International - SN:10 - ID:7546062

    A poisonous gas leak killed two men Friday at the National Library in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, police said, ABC news reported. An emergency team was sent to the building in central Belgrade after the leak was detected and sealed off the ....

  • 13 injured in typhoon western of Japan

    Date: 2018-08-24 18:07:48 GMT - Japan - International - SN:9 - ID:7546060

    Typhoon "Cimaron" passed through western Japan to the Sea of Japan early Friday, leaving at least 13 people injured and disrupting traffic before being downgraded to an extratropical cyclone off northeastern Japan in the afternoon, Kyodo news agency ....

  • Finnish PM mourns Kuopio's bus victims

    Date: 2018-08-24 17:41:04 GMT - Finland - International - SN:7 - ID:7546042

    Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila offered on Friday his condolences to the families of victims who were killed in a traffic accident in the city of Kuopio. Sipila tweeted "sad news from Kuopio," and expressed his condolences to the victims, ABC ....

  • Zimbabwe court upholds president's election win

    Date: 2018-08-24 16:11:41 GMT - Zimbabwe - International - SN:4 - ID:7545974

    Zimbabwe's constitutional court has upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow victory in last month's historic election after the opposition alleged vote-rigging, ABC news reported on Friday. That means the inauguration will be held within 48 ....

  • IOM: Rohingya stand on verge of another disaster unless response secured

    Date: 2018-08-24 16:04:57 GMT - Switzerland - International - SN:3 - ID:7545970

    One year into a crisis that has seen over 700,000 refugees escape violence in Myanmar by fleeing into Bangladesh, the Rohingya once more stand on the verge of another disaster if more funding for the humanitarian response cannot be secured, the ....

  • British fighter jet intercepts Russian aircraft over Black Sea

    Date: 2018-08-24 14:23:54 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:2 - ID:7545853

    A British fighter jet has intercepted a Russian warplane over the Black Sea after it approached the NATO base there, Al Arabiya news channel reported Friday. The channel gave no further details on the incident. ....

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