Monday, June 17, 2024

Egypt court seeks live TV execution of woman killer

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A court in Egypt has called for a legal amendment to allow live broadcast of the execution of the killer of a female student. Egyptians...

Queen under medical supervision at Balmoral

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The Queen is under medical supervision at Balmoral after doctors became concerned for her health, Buckingham Palace has said. All the Queen's children are either...

BRAZIL: Ex-President Temer arrested in corruption probe

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Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation. Mr Temer, a 78-year-old lawyer who served as president from...

Brazil judge tells Lula to turn himself in Today

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A Brazilian judge has ordered that the former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva turn himself in to police by late afternoon on Friday...

Brazil’s first black chief justice joins party to run for president

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Former chief justice and the first black member of Brazil’s Supreme Court, Joaquim Barbosa, joined the centre-left Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) late on Friday...
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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe reads wrong speech at opening of parliament

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Zimbabwe's 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe read out the wrong speech at the opening of parliament on Tuesday, an error which the main opposition quickly...

Brazil judge seizes ex-President Lula’s passport

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A federal judge in Brazil has seized the passport of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and banned him from leaving the country. Judge...

AU condemns use of chemical weapons in Syria, calls for lasting political solution

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The African Union has issued a strongly worded statement condemning the use of chemical weapons in Syria and cautioning against responding without ‘incontrovertible evidence’...

Nigeria mosque hit by Maiduguri suicide bombers

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Two female suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 22 worshippers, emergency officials say. The first bomber struck...

Mahama signs book of condolence opened for ex Japan PM, Shinzo Abe

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Former President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday, 14 July 2022, signed a book of condolence for the late Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, at...