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Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy’s sister dies aged 85

Lee Radziwill, the socialite and younger sister of former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, has died at the age of 85, US media report. Radziwill, who became a fashion...

Aurora: Sacked worker kills five ex-colleagues at US factory

Five people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a US factory. Police said Gary Martin, 45, went on a killing spree at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora after...

Zimbabwean rescuers pull out eight trapped miners alive

BATTLEFIELDS, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean rescuers pulled out eight illegal gold miners alive on Saturday out of about 70 people who were earlier this week trapped in flooded shafts, in...

INEC reschedules Nigeria’s 2019 general elections to February 23

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), has rescheduled Nigeria's general elections slated for today, Saturday, February 16,  to February 23, 2019. The INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, at a news...

Former President Rawlings calls for Global Political Accountability

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has called for a culture of global political accountability to stem the tide of impunity being exhibited by some states. He said the key to...

Trump declares national emergency to build border wall

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. Speaking in a televised address in the White House Rose...

California rapper sleeping in car killed by police who opened fire

The family of a young Bay Area rapper who was killed when police officers opened fire after he had fallen asleep in his car is demanding the release of...

Trump faces anger over wall emergency plan

Democratic and Republican politicians have sharply criticised President Trump's plan to use emergency powers to pay for a border wall with Mexico. Mr Trump is due to declare the emergency...

Slovenian MP steps down after stealing sandwich

A Slovenian MP stepped down on Thursday after revealing he did not pay for his sandwich in a shop in Ljubljana. "I made a mistake," Darij Krajcic told Euronews, adding...

All set for Nigerian elections tomorrow

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission, says all is in place for tomorrow's election. Voting materials such as ballot boxes and papers have been dispatched to polling stations. Speaking to the BBC,...

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Up to 3,500 jobs at risk as Honda ‘plans to close Swindon car plant’

Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3,500 jobs at risk, Sky News reported on Monday. Sky...

Saudis say Prince Mohammed bin Salman has no plan to buy Man United

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is not planning to buy Manchester United, the kingdom’s government has announced. The Sun have reported that Prince...