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May to unveil plans to ‘protect’ EU citizens’ rights after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday she would set out plans at a Brussels summit to "protect" the rights of European Union citizens living in the UK after Brexit. "What I'm going to be...

Trump’s new idea — a ‘solar wall’ on Mexican border

US President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters Wednesday for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: cover it with solar panels -- and use the energy to...

Six killed in Cameroon suicide attack

Six killed in Cameroon suicide attack Cameroon | unrest | Nigeria Yaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | Wednesday 6/21/2017 - 23:54 UTC+1 | 132 words A double suicide attack killed six civilians on Wednesday in Cameroon's restive Far...

At least 29 dead as car bomb hits bank in southern Afghanistan

At least 29 people were killed Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy...

Cladding fears spread after London fire disaster

Around 600 tower blocks in England have similar cladding to the burnt-out Grenfell Tower, Downing Street said Thursday, while combustible cladding has been found on at least three public housing blocks. Prime Minister Theresa May...

North Korea calls Trump a ‘psychopath’

North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a "psychopath" as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week. Pyongyang's...

Ghanaians take aim at corruption

Ghana's government is facing growing calls to keep its promises after it won elections on a pledge to stamp out corruption. President Nana Akufo-Addo and his administration have in recent weeks seen protesters take to...

‘Dreamer’ Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

European Union President Donald Tusk echoed rocker John Lennon's "Imagine" Thursday as he said he hoped Britain might still stay in the bloc. Speaking ahead of an EU summit in Brussels where Prime Minister Theresa...

Top South Africa court okays secret ballots in Zuma no-confidence vote

South Africa's highest court on Thursday ruled that lawmakers can cast secret ballots in a no-confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma, who is facing mounting criticism within the ruling ANC. Although no date has been...

Britain’s Prince Philip, 96, leaves hospital after infection

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, left hospital on Thursday after two nights inside for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace said. The royal patriarch, who is to retire from public duties...