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    World Malawi’s Vice president sets up own party, attacks President – Punch Newspapers

    Malawi’s vice-president Saulos Chilima, has set up his own political party on Saturday to run against the government in elections next year, persisting in his public attack on President Peter Mutharika’s cabinet. Chilima, 45, was handpicked Mutharika to run alongside him in 2014 on the...
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    World Who is in Chamisa’s Cabinet-in-Waiting? – Bulawayo24 News

    The Editor, In November 2010, a senior official of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Zimbabwe was quoted as saying, “We’ve done a lousy job in government. While Zanu-PF have used the last 21 months to refocus and reinvent themselves, we’ve lost our identity. … Read more via...
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    World Plane crashes in Texas but all 13 passengers survive, sheriff’s office says – USA Today

    The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the plane veered off the edge of the runway and caught fire, but all passengers were able to escape the aircraft. Read more via USA Today – Get more World News
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    World Your favorite president did nothing wrong, says Trump – IOL

    Washington – Donald Trump on Saturday said his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen may have acted illegally after it emerged he had secretly taped a discussion about payments to a former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with the US president. In his first direction … Read more via IOL section...
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    World ‘Just what the party needs’: Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders woo Kansas progressives – The Guardian

    For her national political debut, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez traded the concrete jungle of New York for the endless wheatfields of Kansas. The next Ocasio-Cortez: will these candidates pull Democrats to the left? The bright new face of the left joined Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, a leader of...
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    World Okonjo-Iweala Becomes First Nigerian To Be Appointed By Twitter –

    Okonjo-Iweala Becomes First Nigerian To Be Appointed By Twitter Social networking company, Twitter, has announced the appointment of a former Nigerian Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as one of its boards of directors. This is just as Marjorie Scardino, the first female board member who joined...
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    World Ethiopian ‘prophet’ arrested after trying to resurrect corpse – BBC

    An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life. Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay … Read more via BBC – Get more World News
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    World Pakistan candidate kills himself after sons oppose him – ABC News

    Police in Pakistan say an independent candidate for parliament has shot himself to death after his sons disagreed with his politics. Officer Ishfaq Khan said Saturday that Mohammad Ahmed Mughal was running for office in both the national and provincial assemblies from the central city of...
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    World French minister under fire over Macron’s aide scandal – PressTV

    The most damaging scandal of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency deepened on Saturday, with his interior minister due to face a grilling in parliament over his response to a top security aide of Macron caught on video beating up a young man at a Paris protest in May. … Read more via PressTV Media...