Khartoum, April 20: Sudan’s public attorney on Saturday ordered the African country’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir to be investigated on suspicion of money-laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currencies. If convicted, Al-Bashir, who remains under house arrest since his ouster earlier this month, could be sentenced to up to 10 years in jail. […]

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Mexico City, April 20 : Thirteen people, including a child, were shot dead at a family party in the Mexican state of Veracruz by unidentified armed assailants, authorities said. Four other people were injured in the attack on Friday night in the city of Minatitlan, reports CNN. “Federal and state forces have deployed a strong […]

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Washington, April 20 : An American couple have each been been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after they pleaded guilty to holding captive and torturing their children for years in their California home. “My parents took my whole life from me… But now, I’m taking my life back,” one of their daughters […]

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Jakarta, April 17 : Indonesia’s current President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo looks to be on course for re-election after the country went to the polls on Wednesday, according to unofficial results. Widodo, who represents the continuity of social policies and has a moderate profile, is about 10 percentage points ahead of his long time rival and […]

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Goma, April 17 : As many as 150 people went missing after a passenger boat sank on Monday evening in an eastern lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said. Details of the accident were only just emerging on Wednesday, according to CNN. Tshisekedi said he was “very saddened” by the news […]

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Islamabad, April 17 : At least 49 people have been killed as torrential downpours wreaked havoc, damaging more than 100 houses since the beginning of April in parts of Pakistan, officials said on Wednesday. The toll included 15 deaths since Monday. Most of the casualties were caused as roofs and walls of several houses collapsed […]

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Riyadh, April 17 : A court in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday postponed a hearing in the trial of several of the country’s prominent women’s rights activists detained for “undermining national security”, officials said. The case has attracted widespread international condemnation and is seen as further damaging the reputation of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin […]

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Paris, April 16 : Hundreds of millions of euros were pledged to help rebuild the partially destroyed Notre Dame Cathedral, the 850-year-old Unesco world heritage, as flames that ripped through the Paris landmark were extinguished on Tuesday. The fire was extinguished some 15 hours after it began on Monday evening, but emergency services said they […]

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Rome, April 16 : The risk of foreign fighters arriving in Italy among an influx of refugees from Libya is alarming the populist government, which is seeking to halt the escalating warfare in the chaos-hit North African country, Premier Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday. “We are very worried about the Libyan crisis. We will continue […]

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