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January, 2017

  • 3 January

    Trump likely to Repel Obama Care

    A new, Republican-controlled U.S. Congress convenes on Tuesday eager to repeal major portions of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law and roll back environmental and financial industry regulations, but could quickly become embroiled in fights over President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet choices. Despite his promise to unite a deeply divided country, Trump …

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    School Children Burned in Turkey

    At least 12 people, almost all of them schoolchildren, have been killed after a fire broke out in a girls’ dormitory in Turkey’s southern province of Adana, according to the local governor. The fire, which officials said was likely caused by an electrical fault, spread rapidly through the building’s wooden …

  • 29 November

    Burn the Flag and be jailed – Trump

    President-elect of the United States (US) Donald Trump seems concerned about mistreatment of the country’s flag by some people dissatisfied by his recent poll victory. Trump whose victory in the November 8 polls was met with widespread protests in parts of the country used his official twitter handle to address …

  • 26 November

    Fidel Castro is a ‘brutal dictator’ – Donald Trump

    Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro was a “brutal dictator”, US President-elect Donald Trump has said, hours after the 90-year-old’s death was announced. Mr Trump, who takes office in January, said he hoped Cubans could move towards a freer future. Castro came to power in 1959 and ushered in a Communist …

  • 26 November

    Cuban Americans celebrate Fidel Castro’s death

    Hundreds of Cuban Americans in Miami’s Little Havana neighbourhood have taken to the streets to celebrate the death of revolutionary Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Castro, who led a rebel army to an improbable victory in Cuba, and defied the power of 10 US presidents during his half-century rule, died on …

  • 18 November

    Japan Expresses Faith in Trump

    Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe has said he has “great confidence” in US President-elect Donald Trump and he believes they can build a relationship of trust. Mr Abe described the 90-minute meeting in Trump Tower, New York, as “candid”, with a “warm atmosphere”. Some of Mr Trump’s campaign rhetoric cast doubt …

  • 17 November

    73 Reported Dead in Mozambique

    A government statement said people had been trying to take petrol from the truck when it exploded in the village of Caphiridzange in Tete province, near the border with Malawi. More than 100 others were injured, some of them critically, it said. One report said that the truck had crashed …

  • 15 November

    I will Deport 3 Million Immigrants – Donald Trump

    Donald Trump has vowed to immediately deport 3 million illegal immigrants with criminal records in one of his first acts as President of the United States. The President-elect said that “we’re getting them out of our country” as he renewed his pledge to build a wall on the border with …

  • 6 November

    Assassination attempt on Trump at Reno Stage fails

    Donald Trump was rushed off stage by the Secret Service while delivering a speech in Reno, Nevada, Saturday night after someone in the crowd yelled “gun,” the federal agency said. “Immediately in front of the stage, an unidentified individual shouted “gun”. Secret Service agents and Reno Police Officers immediately apprehended …

October, 2016

  • 2 October

    Death “roll call” at Ethiopia protest

    Many people have been killed and injured in Ethiopia’s Oromia region after security forces fired on a major protest, witnesses say. Some died in a panicked stampede after troops opened fire, the reports said. Thousands had gathered for a religious festival in Bishoftu, 40km (25 miles) from the capital Addis …