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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ‘given refugee status’

A Saudi woman who fled her family and refused to leave a Bangkok hotel has been declared a legitimate refugee by the UN, the...

Angela Merkel visits Ghana August 30

The Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, will pay a day’s working visit to Ghana on August 30, at the invitation of President Nana Akufo-Addo. ...

Zimbabwe police ‘hunt for nine opposition leaders’

Zimbabwean police are searching for nine senior officials of the opposition MDC Alliance for allegedly inciting their supporters to stage an illegal demonstration last...

Marijuana shortage: Nevada considers emergency measures

State officials in Nevada are considering emergency measures...

Trump demands funding to end border ‘crisis’ in US TV address

President Trump and his wife met military personnel at the al-Asad airbase,...

Xi Jinping says Taiwan “must and will be” reunited with China

Mr Xi said unification was inevitable for China's rejuvenation ...

Jacob Zuma: Ex South Africa president in row over music album

South Africa’s ex-President Jacob Zuma is embroiled in a new political row – after signing an unexpected record deal. The eThekwini district agreed to fund...

Ex-Credit Suisse bankers arrested over ‘$2bn fraud scheme’

Three former Credit Suisse bankers have been arrested over their alleged role in a $2bn (£1.5bn) fraud scheme connected to firms in Mozambique, according...

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