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Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been granted immunity from prosecution as part of his resignation deal. It’s reported that the 93-year-old leader has also been assured he will be protected in his home country, after he told negotiators that he wanted to die in Zimbabwe. Mugabe, who had led Zimbabwe from independence in 1980, […]

Billionaire Russian businessman Suleiman Kerimov is under formal investigation in France on suspicion of tax evasion. The 51-year-old businessman and lawmaker was arrested at Nice airport on Monday evening. In a move to protest his detention, Russia summoned a French diplomat in Moscow but later released him under strict conditions. “We will apply all efforts, […]

Myanmar and Bangladesh on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding to help hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to return home after they were forced to flee to the neighbouring country to escape a Myanmar army crackdown. “We are ready to take them back as soon as possible after Bangladesh sends the forms back to […]

Hours after a Pakistani court ordered his release from house arrest, Lashkar-e-Taiba co-founder Hafiz Saeed promised that he and his followers will work towards “Kashmir’s independence”. Saeed, who heads the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) group, has been accused by the United States and India of masterminding the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai that left 166 people dead. […]

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review of the national gun background check system. The probe comes weeks after a gunman, left off the system despite his criminal record, killed 26 people in a Texas church. In Washington, here’s Kevin McAleese

US President Donald Trump continued a war of words with the father of a UCLA basketball player, who was detained for shoplifting in China, calling him an “ungrateful fool”. He criticised LiAngelo Ball’s father LaVar Ball for not giving him proper credit for the release of his son and two other UCLA basketball players from […]


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