Category : World News

by Kwaku Brakoku - 1 day ago

John McCain 80, is diagnosed with brain cancer

Arizona Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer.The 80-year-old veteran politician was given the diagnosis last week after he had a blood clot removed.In a statement late Wednesday, doctors reveal that McCain has been diagnosed with...

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French military head de Villiers quits over cuts

The head of the French armed forces has quit after a clash with President Emmanuel Macron over budget cuts. Gen Pierre de Villiers said in a statement he could no longer "guarantee the durability of the army model" that he considered necessary to en...

News / World News - 2 days ago

Undisclosed Trump-Putin meeting at G20 emerges

US President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at a second, previously undisclosed meeting at the G20 in Germany earlier this month, the White House says. They held talks after a formal sit down but details of what they discu...

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One candidate turns up for Kenya debate

A TV debate for Kenyan politicians hoping to become deputy president in next month's elections went ahead even though only one candidate took part. Muthiora Kariara, a political novice who is running with independent presidential candidate Japheth K...

News / World News - 3 days ago

Baboon causes power cut in Zambia

A baboon in Zambia has tampered with the cables at a power station in the south of the country leaving 50,000 people without electricity. It caused the blackout on Sunday morning by climbing into the power station and pulling at the lines. The baboo...

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Qatar crisis: UAE denies hacking news agency

The United Arab Emirates has denied it was behind the alleged hacking of Qatar's state news agency in May. The Washington Post cited US intelligence officials as saying the UAE had orchestrated the posting of incendiary quotes attributed to Qatar's...