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    Trump’s approval rating at 100 days, worst in decades

Trump’s approval rating at 100 days, worst in decades

US President Donald Trump is the worst polled President in the US history after 100 days in office.According to a new CNN/ORC poll, Trump has the lowest approval rating of any newly-elected president at this stage.44% of the pollsters say they approve of Trump’s handling of the presidency while 54% disapprove.About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of his decisions on [...]

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    North Korea vows to never stop nuclear, missile tests

North Korea vows to never stop nuclear, missile tests

North Korea has said it will never stop its nuclear and missile tests as long as the US continues its "acts of aggression".Sok Chol Won, director of North Korea’s Institute of Human Rights at the Academy of Social Sciences, made this known to CNN on Wednesday.Although he failed to confirm when the country’s sixth nuclear test would take place but [...]

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    US fails to rule out revoking visas of corrupt Nigerians

US fails to rule out revoking visas of corrupt Nigerians

Russell Brooks, spokesman of the US embassy in Nigeria, is not ruling out the possibility of his country revoking the visas of corrupt Nigerians.Speaking during a courtesy visit to TheCable on Wednesday, Brooks said there are rules and regulations on visa revocation which are applied on individual basis.He said: “I won't predict what the United States will do in terms of [...]

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    N’Korea conducts large-scale firing drill to show strike power

N’Korea conducts large-scale firing drill to show strike power

North Korea conducted an artillery drill on Tuesday as a US submarine docked in South Korea.Fears have risen in recent weeks that North Korea would conduct another nuclear test or long-range missile launch in defiance of UN sanctions, perhaps on the Tuesday 85th anniversary of its military.But instead of a nuclear test or big missile launch, North Korea deployed a [...]

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    Pope Francis slams Europe over refusal to accept new migrants

Pope Francis slams Europe over refusal to accept new migrants

Pope Francis has criticised Europe's refusal to let in new migrants, describing it as “suicide”.The pontiff said this in his address to a group of refugees airlifted out of Lebanon under a Christian-sponsored “humanitarian corridors” project after a special service on Tiber Island in central Rome.“This is called suicide”, he said on Saturday.He praised the “generosity of people in migrant [...]

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    France: Voting begins in unpredictable presidential election

France: Voting begins in unpredictable presidential election

46.87 million French voters have started the process of electing the European country's next president.The country’s 66,546 polling stations were open for business as early as 6am on Sunday.Voters have started casting ballots in the first-round poll of the election.Eleven candidates are vying for the presidency in France's most unpredictable election in decades.Far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel [...]

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    70 killed in Taliban attack on Afghanistan military base

70 killed in Taliban attack on Afghanistan military base

Not less than 70 Afghanistan soldiers were killed during a Taliban attack on a military base.According to an army spokesperson, the insurgents targeted those leaving Friday prayers at the base’s mosque, as well as others in a canteen.The Mazar-e-Sharif base is home to the Afghan national army’s 209th corps.The corps is responsible for providing security to most of northern Afghanistan.The [...]

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    30,000 militants from 100 countries join ISIS, Al Qaeda

30,000 militants from 100 countries join ISIS, Al Qaeda

Over 30,000 militants from over 100 countries arrived in the Middle East in the recent years to join organisations such as Islamic State and Al Qaeda.Nickolay Mladenov, UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, disclosed this in a report to the UN security council meeting.He said during the debates on the Middle East situation that organisations listed as terrorist [...]

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    Russia bans Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia bans Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s supreme court has banned Jehovah’s Witnesses from operating in the country.The court declared the religious organisation an extremist group.The Russian government had on March 16 filed a suit to outlaw the Jehovah’s Witnesses."The Supreme Court has ruled to sustain the claim of Russia's ministry of justice and deem the 'Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia' organisation extremist, eliminate it and [...]

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    North Korea warns US, South Korea of ‘super-mighty strike’

North Korea warns US, South Korea of ‘super-mighty strike’

North Korean state media has warned the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" in South Korea, and the US mainland.The warning comes after secretary of state Rex Tillerson said the US was looking at ways to bring pressure to bear on North Korea over its nuclear programme.US President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader [...]

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