Zimbabwe to have elections on July 30

Zimbabwe will hold its general elections on July 30, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday, the first since the army forced 94-year-old former president Robert Mugabe to resign last November. Mr. Mnangagwa, who became president following the military take-over, has promised to deliver on free and fair elections to win over Zimbabwe’s critics at home and abroad. Missing from the […]

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India, U.K. to talk amid rows

Two days after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj divulged contents of a conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart, Theresa May, over the extradition of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya, Indian officials are willing to push the case to deport Mr. Mallya with British officials at the Home Affairs dialogue in Delhi on Wednesday. The dialogue has already […]

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Bomb blast in Indian restaurant in Canadian city of Mississauga injures 15

Two men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, authorities said. The attack in Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city, comes a month after a driver ploughed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto, killing 10 people and injuring 15. Mississauga […]

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Barack and Michelle Obama sign production deal with Netflix

Netflix has locked a deal with former U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to produce series and movies for the streaming giant. According to Netflix, the former first couple will work on scripted and unscripted series as well as docu-series, documentary films, and features under the multi-year deal. “One of the simple joys of our time in […]

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14 police killed in Taliban attacks in eastern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says at least 14 police officers have been killed after Taliban attacked several districts in eastern Ghazni province. Provincial council member Hassan Reza Yusoufi says the seven killed in Dih Yak district included the police chief and a reserve police commander. Another seven were killed in Jaghatu district. Latifa Akbari, the head of provincial council in Ghazni, […]

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