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In Turkey Outrage over ‘child marriage green light’

Turkey’s religious affairs state agency came under heavy criticism on Thursday from the main opposition party after it reportedly said girls as young as nine could...

Mikheil Saakashvili Ex-Georgia leader jailed in absentia

A court in Georgia sentenced on Friday the country’s former president Mikheil Saakashvili to three years in prison in absentia for abuse of power. Saakashvili, who...

Erdogan Turkey’s President holds out olive branch to Germany, EU

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expressed hope for a better relationship with Germany and the EU after a fractious 2017, saying Ankara needs to reduce its enemies and...

George Weah Ex-football star wins Liberia’s presidential election

Gorge Weah has been declared the winner of Liberia’s presidential election. According to reports, Liberia’s National Elections Commission said that out of 98.1% of...

In Germany Union steps up fight for ‘modern’ 28-hour week

Germany’s largest union is bracing for a combative start to the new year as it presses demands for a 28-hour working week, warning employers to expect mass strikes...

In India Huge fire at Mumbai restaurant kills at least 14

At least 14 people were killed when a huge blaze tore through a popular restaurant in Mumbai early Friday, police said, in the latest disaster to raise concerns over...

Boko Haram 4 killed, 13 wounded in Borno suicide bomb attack

No fewer than four persons were killed in a suicide bomb attack on Thursday at Amarwa community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Libya Slave Trade 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned in 12 months – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said a total of 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya from Jan. 6 to Dec. 28. The News Agency of...

Yusuf Buhari President’s son not flown to Germany

The Presidency has dismissed as `fake news’ an online story that the President’s son, Yusuf Buhari was flown out of the country early Thursday morning following his...

In Mexico Anxiety, evasion and addiction: how citizens deal with endless violence

Between anxiety, addiction and evasion, Mexicans have found coping mechanisms to deal with the violence plaguing their country and which peaked in 2017 to the highest...

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