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Candidate killed as violence erupts in Venezuela vote

(AFP) - Deadly violence erupted around a controversial vote held in Venezuela on Sunday, with a candidate to the all-powerful assembly being elected shot dead in his home and...

Kenyan police end siege at home of deputy president

(AFP) - Elite Kenyan security forces on Sunday killed a man at the home of Deputy President William Ruto, ending a 20-hour siege that began with an attack in...

British TV to air Diana’s recordings on her failed marriage

(AP) — A British television channel is broadcasting a new documentary on Princess Diana using controversial videotapes in which she candidly discussed her marital problems and her strained relationship...

Pope calls for greater commitment to fight human trafficking

(AP) — Pope Francis is urging the world to show a greater commitment to fighting human trafficking, which he called “a form of modern slavery.” The pope made the appeal...

Typhoon injures 111 in Taiwan as another storm approaches

(AP) — Taiwan’s first typhoon of the year left 111 people injured and coastal towns flooded as the island braced for a second tropical storm Sunday. Howling winds toppled motor...

Mugabe, 93, says he is not stepping down

Reuters:-Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Saturday said he was not stepping down nor dying and that there was no one with his political stature who could immediately take over...

Trump’s six-month stall sparks a White House shake-up

(AP) — Six months into his presidency, Donald Trump is saddled with a stalled agenda, a West Wing that resembles a viper’s nest, a pile of investigations and a...

Venezuela votes on constituent assembly

BBC:-Voting is under way in Venezuela to elect a new assembly with powers to rewrite the constitution. The opposition is boycotting the vote which it says is a power grab...

Earl Spencer pleads with Channel 4 not to broadcast Diana tapes

Sky News:-Princess Diana's brother has reportedly pleaded with Channel 4 not to broadcast video tapes of his sister speaking about her personal life, for fear of the distress it...

Australia foils plot to bring down plane – PM

Sky News:-Police have disrupted a terror plot to bring down a plane and arrested four men after raiding several properties in Sydney , Australia's prime minister has said. Malcolm Turnball...