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Northern Ireland Nobel Peace laureate John Hume dies at 83 - 08/03/2020

London - Former Northern Ireland politician and 1998 Nobel Peace Prize laureate John Hume has died at the age of 83, it was reported on Monday.   Hume shared the Nobel with David...

Trump says he is planning on 'banning' social media app TikTok - 08/01/2020

Washington - By Shabtai Gold, - US President Donald Trump said he will ban the social media app TikTok, which is owned by a Chinese company, as soon as Saturday, according to pool reports. "As far as...

Antibody study suggests many Mumbai slum dwellers had coronavirus - 07/29/2020

New Delhi (dpa) – More than half of the residents of the slum areas in three densely-populated districts of Mumbai have been infected with the coronavirus, a study published on Wednesday suggested....

Palace:Danish Prince Joachim recovering after brain surgery for clot - 07/28/2020

Stockholm - Danish Prince Joachim, the 51-year-old youngest son of Queen Margrethe II, was "recovering" in a French intensive care unit after undergoing an operation for a blood clot in the brain,...

Dutch police suspects link between McCann case and missing boy - 07/22/2020

Amsterdam – Police in The Hague suspect a link between the case of a 7-year-old boy who disappeared in the Netherlands 25 years ago and the case of Madeleine McCann, a spokesperson told the Dutch...

John Lewis: Civil rights icon was the 'Conscience of the Congress' - 07/18/2020

    One of the last survivors among leaders of the 1960s civil rights era and members of Martin Luther King Jr's inner circle, John Lewis, who fought for freedom and justice his entire...

Pakistan’s paedophile castration law triggers rights debate - 07/16/2020

Islamabad – A new law in Pakistan-administered Kashmir that envisages castrating paedophiles has triggered a debate on maintaining a balance between creating deterrence for a heinous crime and...

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies in Johannesburg - 07/13/2020

Johannesburg -By Leizl Eykelhof, - Zindziswa "Zindzi" Mandela, the daughter of Nelson Mandela, the late former president of South Africa, has died in Johannesburg. Minister of International Relations...

Dalai Lama turns 85: Cuts album, seeks prayers to live over 100 years - 07/06/2020

New Delhi - The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, turned 85 on Monday, with followers holding prayers for a long life for him as well as organizing global events online to...

200,000 urged to flee homes amid torrential rains in Japan - 07/04/2020

Tokyo - By Lars Nicolaysen, - Hundreds of thousands of people in Japan's south-west have been urged to get to safety due to severe flooding and landslides caused by torrential rain.  ...
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