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Singapore Executes Intellectually Disabled Man For Drug Trafficking

A man with intellectual disabilities was executed in Singapore on Wednesday, his family's lawyer said, after a long campaign for clemency failed, putting the city-state's zero-tolerance drug laws back under scrutiny. Nagaenthran...

Macron Vows To Govern For All After Election Victory

French President Emmanuel Macron cruised to a second term Sunday, beating back a stronger-than-expected challenge from a far-right populist who has attacked the European Union and NATO and expressed support for...

New Ebola Outbreak In the Democratic Republic Of Congo

The health authorities of the African nation declared a new outbreak of Ebola after a case was confirmed in Mbandaka, a city in the north-western Equateur Province, the World Health Organization...

Japan: Ten Confirmed Dead From Missing Tourist Boat

At least 10 people have been killed after a tourist boast went missing off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, the Japan Coast Guard says. They say the search is continuing in...

Child Dies In The U.S. After Allegedly Being Forced To Drink Whiskey

On Friday, police in the United States arrested a mother and grandmother after they allegedly forced a four-year-old  Louisiana girl to drink a bottle of whiskey. Local media reports identified the girl’s...

UN Secretary-General To Meet With Putin In Moscow

The UN chief announced on Friday that he will be traveling to Russia to meet with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and will also be received by President Vladimir Putin. Secretary-General António Guterres...

Mike Tyson Punched Plane Passenger ‘After Bottle Thrown’

Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson punched a fellow airline passenger after the person "threw a water bottle at him," Tyson's spokesperson has said. Video taken on the plane shows Tyson leaning over...

US Bride, Caterer Arrested For Allegedly Adding Cannabis To Wedding Food

Police in Florida have arrested a bride and her caterer after finding they allegedly added cannabis to food that was later served to wedding guests. The arrests came some two months after...

Taiwan Investigates Local TV Network Over False Reports Of Chinese Invasion

The Taiwanese government is investigating a local TV news station after it aired alarming false reports of a Chinese invasion against the self-ruled island. During a Wednesday morning newscast on the government-affiliated...

A$AP Rocky Detained At LA Airport After Barbados Vacation

Rakim Mayers, better known as A$AP Rocky, was detained on Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport for a November 2021 shooting, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has confirmed. "Early this morning,...

Nigerians Sharing ‘School Sex Tape’ Face 14 Years

Nigerians have been warned that sharing images of child pornography is an offence that carries a 14-year jail term after a video alleged to involve schoolchildren went viral. Students from a prestigious...

US Judge Throws Out Biden Mask Mandate For Planes, Trains

A federal judge in Florida has struck down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes and other forms of public transit, calling it unlawful. US District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle said the...

WHO Welcomes Initiative To Combat Noncommunicable Diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, welcomed the setting up of a new Heads of State and Government Group to get the world back on track to reduce premature deaths...

Russia Bans Boris Johnson From Country Over Ukraine War

Russia has banned Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other senior ministers from entering Russia over the UK's "hostile" stance on the war in Ukraine. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace...

Bus Crash in Zimbabwe Kills 35 Churchgoers

Thirty-five people have died after a bus carrying more than 100 members of the Zion Christian Church crashed Thursday night near the town of Chimanimani, in eastern Zimbabwe, according to the...

Arizona Man Arrested After Dogs, Cats And Snakes Found In Home Freezer

Police in Arizona have arrested a man after 183 animals, including dogs, cats and birds were found in his freezer. Michael Patrick Turland, 43, of Arizona, admitted freezing some of the animals...

Undocumented Lotto Winner Struggles To Claim Prize In Belgium

An Algerian man who won €250,000 (£206,000; $270,000) on a €5 scratchcard in Belgium is struggling to claim his winnings because of his undocumented status. The prize is too large to be...

Brooklyn Subway Attack Suspect Held Without Bail

The man accused of unleashing a barrage of gunfire on a subway train in New York City will be held without bail until trial on federal terror charges. Frank James, 62, appeared...

Ukraine Attention Shows Bias Against Black Lives, WHO Chief Says

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) says the world does not give equal attention to emergencies affecting black and white people. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said only a fraction of the...

Biden Says It’s “Become Clearer” That Putin Is Committing “Genocide” In Ukraine

US President Joe Biden reiterated his assessment that Russia has committed genocide in Ukraine, telling reporters gathered on the tarmac in Des Moines, "I called it genocide because it's become clearer...

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