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    World Ugandan soldiers rough up, detain Kenyan police in Lake Victoria – Daily Nation

    Ugandan soldiers are detaining three Kenyan security officers in what could be the latest controversy surrounding fishing rights in Lake Victoria. The officers were arrested and disarmed by the UPDF soldiers on Monday near Mageta and Hama Islands in … Read more via Daily Nation | Home –...
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    World WATCH: ‘I’m so happy’: Dennis Rodman weeps as Trump and Kim meet – IOL section Feed for News

    Singapore – Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore as President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met for the first time. He told the Associated Press that he hopes to soon visit the White … Read more via IOL section Feed for...
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    World Trump, Kim Jong Un sign document at end of historic summit – IOL section Feed for News

    Singapore – U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a “comprehensive” document following a historic summit aimed at the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. There were mo immediate details on the contents of the document. Although the breakthrough made at …...
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    World Gunman Kills Self, 4 Child Hostages After Florida Standoff – Time

    (ORLANDO, Fla.) — A man who police say shot an officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage before killing himself, police said Monday. Orlando police Chief John Mina said at a press conference just before midnight that the...
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    World Anxious world awaits outcome of high-stakes talks – CNN

    It was a moment that few would have foreseen at the end of 2017, a year in which Washington and Pyongyang traded threats of nuclear war amid repeated North Korean weapons test. The much anticipated summit, the culmination of months of back-room meetings, proved a highly choreographed and...
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    World Zanu-PF poised for landslide election victory – Bulawayo24 News

    Zimbabwe’s political parties are now campaigning vigorously ahead of the harmonised elections slated for July 30 with the two main political parties – Zanu-PF and the MDC Alliance –promising to mend the country’s economy, which has been hobbling along on crutches for over a decade … Read...
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    World We have overcome obstacles to hold summit, says Kim – Punch Newspapers

    North Korea and the United States have overcome the obstacles of a difficult history to hold their summit in Singapore, the North’s leader Kim Jong Un said as the unprecedented meeting opened Tuesday. “The way to come to here was not easy,” Kim said, sitting at a table … Read more via...
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    World Mixed Emotions As Trump, Kim Meet In Historic Summit – Leadership Newspaper

    In what international affairs analysts described as “Landmark Diplomatic Leap Frog,” the maverick United States President, Donald J. Trump and North Korean strongman, Kim Jong Un, meet today in Singapore, in a historic summit. Already, tongues are beginning to wag and palpable anxiety...
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    World Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner detail vast wealth: Real estate, fashion and investments – CNN

    The new documents reveal that in 2017, Ivanka Trump earned $3.9 million from her stake in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, both senior advisers to President Donald Trump, disclosed new details of their vast wealth on Monday, reporting a long of...
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    World Israel to top up Sea of Galiliee after years of drought – the Guardian

    The shrinking Sea of Galilee, the inland lake where Christians believe Jesus walked on water, is to be topped up with desalinated seawater. A plan given Israeli cabinet approval will pump 100 million cubic metres of water annually by 2022 into the lake in the Galilee region, said … Read...
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    World Trump and Kim make history with a handshake – BBC News

    Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US president and North Korean leader to meet, an unprecedented development after a year of exchanging threats. The pair shook hands at a … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Atrocities Under Kim Jong-un: Indoctrination, Prison Gulags, Executions – Newyork Times

    With the meeting of President Trump and Kim Jong-un of North Korea on Tuesday in Singapore, human rights groups are watching for Mr. Trump to bring up North Korea’s widespread crimes against humanity. Mr. Kim rules with extreme brutality, making his nation among...... Read more via NYT >...
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    World Crackdown in anglophone Cameroon is worsening crisis: Amnesty – ModernGhana News

    A government crackdown in two regions of Cameroon where English-speaking separatists are campaigning for an independent state has inflamed the crisis, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. In a 37-page report, the human-rights watchdog said it had catalogued unlawful killings, destruction of...
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    World US unveils new Russia sanctions over cyberattacks – CNN

    Washington (CNN) - The US Treasury Department has imposed fresh sanctions on five Russian entities and three individuals, saying that they worked with Moscow's military and intelligence services in an effort to conduct cyberattacks against the US. The latest step by the Trump administration...