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Ethiopian workers ‘beaten and robbed’ by Saudi police

A group of undocumented Ethiopian workers have said they were subject to serious abuses by Saudi police before they were expelled, including physical and...

Minnesota Prosecutor: Shooting Investigation Needs Time

Minneapolis’ top prosecutor on Thursday said more investigation is needed before he decides whether to charge a police officer in the fatal shooting of...

China closes more than 13,000 websites in past three years

BEIJING, Dec 24 (Reuters) - China has closed more than 13,000 websites since the beginning of 2015 for breaking the law or other rules...

Egypt FM to head to Ethiopia after Nile dam talks stall

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will visit Addis Ababa next week for talks with his Ethiopian counterpart, a foreign ministry spokesman...

Will Mnangagwa deliver on promise to tackle corruption?

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - On November 24, Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare's main sports stadium to the cheers of tens of thousands of enthusiastic supporters. Moments...

‘Peace Diamond’ fetches $6.5m for Sierra Leone at New York auction

New York City, US - The diamond sat in a secure room in an office, waiting to be sold to the highest bidder and...

Woman disfigured her lover’s face with acid to disguise him as her murdered husband

Police in southern India have arrested a 34-year old woman for allegedly murdering her husband in collusion with her boyfriend who she then tried...

Qatar Agrees £5Bn Deal For 24 Typhoon Fighter Jets From UK

Defence giant BAE Systems has announced a contract valued at £5 billion to supply 24 Typhoon aircraft to Qatar, safeguarding thousands of UK jobs. The...

Anti-nuclear group sounds warning at Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway

"Will it be the end of nuclear weapons, or will it be the end of us?" ICAN head Beatrice Fihn said in a speech...

Doner kebabs under threat as EU moves to ban key ingredient

The doner kebab – a meat-filled food beloved by many Brits – is under threat. EU politicians are moving to ban phosphates, necessary to keep...