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Microsoft appoints new head for Middle East, Africa

Microsoft appoints new head for Middle East, Africa

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the appointment of Mr Samer Abu Ltaif as the president of its Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. This was in...
Trump to press other nations to do more at UN General Assembly

Trump delivers unifying, bipartisan State of Union address

President Donald Trump on Tuesday night, delivered his maiden State of the Union address, which largely sought to unify the country and sought for...
Taiwan president vows justice for victims of 1947 massacre

Taiwan president vows justice for victims of 1947 massacre

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday vowed to ensure truth and justice for the victims of a massacre carried out seven decades ago by...
6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

5.6-magnitude quake strikes Japan’s northeast, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 on Tuesday struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan’s northeast, although no tsunami warning...
UN launches $313m fund for Libya

8,000 people escape western Mosul since offensive – UN

The UN on Tuesday said around 8,000 people have fled from western Mosul and surrounding areas since Iraqi forces launched an offensive to dislodge...
Overcrowded Greek refugee camps ill-prepared for winter – UNHCR

Nigerians, others taking ‘enormous risks’ to Europe – UNHCR

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has raised an alarm that refugees and migrants, many of them Nigerians, are taking...
I stand with Japan against N. Korean menace, working on trade - Trump

Trump policies play supporting role in 2017 Oscars

Donald Trump’s name was rarely mentioned during Sunday’s Academy Awards, but the U.S. president’s policies were a running subtext throughout the evening. Host Jimmy Kimmel...
Trump to press other nations to do more at UN General Assembly

Trump’s choice for Navy Secretary withdraws

President Donald Trump’s nominee to be Secretary of the Navy, Philip Bilden, has withdrawn from consideration for the post citing concerns about privacy and...
I stand with Japan against N. Korean menace, working on trade - Trump

Trump boycotts White House Correspondents dinner

Following threats by some membership of the White House Correspondents’ Association to boycott the group’s 2017 Dinner, President Donald Trump has said that he...
Unclear if any minister will attend Mugabe’s cabinet meeting: spokesman

I’ll not impose successor on Zimbabweans, party will choose — Mugabe

President, Robert Mugabe, said on Saturday that he would not impose his successor on the people of Zimbabwe. He said if the ruling ZANU-PF party...