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Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Joe Biden selects Kamala Harris as presidential running mate

USA- DC Joe Biden has named California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. She is the first Black woman to ever run on a...

Former president accused of receiving bribes

Mexico A former head of Mexican state oil firm Pemex has alleged that former president Enrique Pena Nieto instructed him to pay campaign consultants with...

Sharia court sentences singer to death for blasphemy

Nigeria-Kano state A Sharia court in Nigeria has sentenced a singer to death by hanging for blasphemy. The 22-year old singer might appeal the verdict. A...

Gunmen kill French nationals in Niger wildlife park

Africa- Niger At least six French aid workers and their local guide have been shot dead by gunmen in southwestern Niger. The attack took place...

Canada’s last Arctic ice shelf breaks apart due to warming

Canada- Nanavut Canada's 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf has broken apart due to melting from both hotter air above and warmer water below. Much of the...

China’s July exports spike an unexpected 7.2%

China The world's second-largest economy is showing signs of recovery after the pandemic-induced slump. But the outlook remains mixed as imports contracted against predictions of...

China sentences another Canadian to death on drug charges

China-Guandong Ye Jianhui was found guilty of manufacturing and trafficking hundreds of kilograms of the party-drug MDMA. China has increasingly handed out death sentences to...

India imposes fresh curfew in Kashmir, a year on from removing its special status

India: Kashmir The government said that it had received information suggesting that "Pakistan-sponsored groups" were planning violent protests that could endanger life and property on...

New Zealand suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

New Zealand New Zealand has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in protest at a controversial security law Beijing has imposed on the territory....

Court finds Malaysia ex-PM Najib Razak guilty in 1MDB scandal

Malaysia Razak faced 7 charges relating to money that went missing from a state development fund. Abuse of power and money laundering were some of...
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