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Sri Lanka ex-president claims ‘witch hunt’ over kidnap probe
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Sri Lanka ex-president claims ‘witch hunt’ over kidnap probe

Sri Lanka's ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse (C) jokes around with his supporters after police investigators visited him in Colombo on August 17, 2018 to record a statement on the abduction and assault of a journalist. Keith Noyahr of The Nation newspaper was abducted by a group believed to be part of […]

Ex CIA directors issue unprecedented Trump condemnation
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Ex CIA directors issue unprecedented Trump condemnation

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 23, 2017, former CIA Director John Brennan is sworn in before testifying at a House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence about Russian actions in the 2016 election during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Donald Trump has revoked the security […]

Trump says DC rained on his military parade, will now go to Paris
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Trump says DC rained on his military parade, will now go to Paris

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 20, 2017 member of the Fife and Drum Corps march in the inaugural parade in Washington, DC. US President Donald Trump said on August 17, 2018, he would attend a November celebration in Paris marking the end of World War I — […]

Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as next prime minister
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Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as next prime minister

A hand out image made available by the Pakistan National Assembly on August 13, 2018, shows (from L to R) Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician and head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) party Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Khalid Maqbool , Sardar Akhtar Mengal and others taking the oath as […]

Madagascar president confirms bid for second term
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Madagascar president confirms bid for second term

Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina attends the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, January 30, 2017. Picture taken January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri President Hery Rajaonarimampianina of Madagascar officially confirmed Friday he would seek […]

Japan must do more for WWII ‘comfort women’
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Japan must do more for WWII ‘comfort women’

Taiwanese NGO group members wear masks during a rally to demand that the Japanese government apologise to Taiwanese "comfort women" in Taipei on August 14, 2018. Mainstream historians agree that around 200,000 so-called "comfort women", mostly from Korea but also from Taiwan, were forced to work in Japanese military brothels […]

Pope says on side of victims of US ‘predator’ priests
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Pope says on side of victims of US ‘predator’ priests

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during The Angelus Prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, The Vatican on August 15, 2018, on The Feast of Assumption.<br />The pontiff said his thoughts are with the families of the victims, the wounded and the displaced following the deadly […]

Italian bridge company under fire as rescuers toil for third day
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Italian bridge company under fire as rescuers toil for third day

Rescures work among the rubble and wreckages of the Morandi motorway bridge two days after a section collapsed in Genoa on August 16, 2018.<br />A vast span of the Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city on August 14, 2018, sending about 35 cars […]

3 lawmakers charged to court for treason
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3 lawmakers charged to court for treason

President Yoweri Museveni Three Ugandan lawmakers, who are critics of President Yoweri Museveni, were Thursday charged to court for treason on their alleged role in the stoning of the president’s convoy. According to the charge sheet submitted to a Magistrates’ Court in Gulu, the accused “with intent to do harm […]

Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide
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Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 10, 2018 Mali's incumbent president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita addresses his supporters during his last political rally in Bamako ahead of the runoff vote in Mali's presidential election on August 12, 2018. Keita was re-elected as Mali's president with 67% of the vote […]

Malaysia court rules North Korea assassination trial can proceed
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Malaysia court rules North Korea assassination trial can proceed

Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (C) escorted by Malaysian police leaves after facing trial at the Shah Alam High Court, outside Kuala Lumpur on August 16, 2018 for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. A Malaysian court ruled on August […]

Ex-President of Brazil set to register as presidential candidate from jail
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Ex-President of Brazil set to register as presidential candidate from jail

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gestures during a campaign rally to launch his presidential candidacy for the upcoming October elections, at the Workers Central Union (CUT) headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 25, 2018.<br />A Brazilian appeals court Wednesday upheld ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's […]

Media counters Trump with #EnemyOfNone campaign
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Media counters Trump with #EnemyOfNone campaign

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 10, 2016 Donald Trump (L) listens to Texas Senator Ted Cruz (not pictured) speak during the CNN Republican Presidential Debate in Miami, Florida. Branded "enemy of the people" by US President Donald Trump, the US news media is responding with a campaign […]