Monthly Archive: August 2018

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Mali’s top court declares Keita president after contested vote

  © Provided by AFP Mali’s incumbent president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was victor in a presidential runoff on August 12 Mali’s Constitutional Court on Monday declared Ibrahim Boubacar Keita president after the 73-year-old incumbent won elections that his opponent, former minister Soumaila Cisse, 68, said...

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Imran Khan Wins Lawmaker Vote to Become Pakistan Prime Minister

Imran Khan won a lawmaker vote on Friday to secure Pakistan’s premiership after his Movement for Justice party pulled together a coalition majority since gaining the most seats at last month’s national elections. Khan was elected by 176 votes compared to the 96 of his...

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at 80

Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in Switzerland on Saturday in a...

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Cancer: Court orders Monsanto to pay man $289m for damages

Court finds in favor of Dewayne Johnson, first person to take Roundup maker to trial Court finds in favor of Dewayne Johnson, first person to take Roundup maker to trial Monsanto suffered a major blow with a jury ruling that the company was liable for a...

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Harry Uzoka murder: Model guilty of stabbing fashion rival to death

Harry Uzoka modelled for brands including Mercedes and Zara A model has been found guilty of stabbing his fashion rival 25-year-old Harry Uzoka to death. George Koh, 24, stabbed Mr Uzoka in the heart after going to settle a dispute about a woman, accompanied by two...

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Struck-off doctor wins appeal to work

Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba said she was “sorry for my role” in Jack Adcock’s death A doctor who was struck off over the death of a six-year-old boy has won her appeal to practise medicine again.Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba was convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence in...

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Nigerian Police detain journalist for not revealing source

© Getty Representational image Nigerian police on Tuesday detained a journalist for refusing to reveal the source of an article on a confidential letter from the chief of the force, the reporter’s newspaper said, as Nigeria’s security agencies come under pressure to reform. The story...