Christmas day becomes a national holiday in Iraq

Iraqi government on Monday, announced the approval to designate Christmas day, 25th December, as official holiday across Iraq. The Cabinet voted to amend the national holidays law in order to…

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Cargo plane crashes in Congo after delivering election materials

After delivering election materials for the upcoming presidential election, the Congolese aviation firm Gomair said its cargo plane which went missing on Thursday had crashed. Gomair’s financial director, Jean de…

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Trump announces US withdrawal from Syria

President Trump Wednesday signalled the defeat of ISIS and the withdrawal of the US military from Syria. Trump said US is in Syria only to defeat the terrorists. We have…

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President Trump urges Federal Reserve against interest rate hike

President Trump Thursday urged the Federal Reserve, the US central bank, to not make “another mistake” by raising interest rates. He wrote, “I hope the people over at the Fed…

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President Trump nominates Heather Nauert to succeed outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley

President Trump on Friday announced the nomination of State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to succeed outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. Trump, Friday morning said Nauert will be tapped for the…

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World’s largest museum of black civilisations to ‘decolonise knowledge’ opens in Senegal

After 52 years, an idea proposed by Senegal’s first president Léopold Sédar Senghor has now become a reality as Senegal finally opened what has been described as the largest museum…

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After 28 years, U.S. opens Diplomatic Mission in Somalia

(NAN) – The U.S. has renewed a “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia, the State Department said, 28 years after the U.S. embassy was closed as a civil war raged in…

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