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Italy prime minister candidate Conte accused of lying about academic record

Giuseppe Conte, a little-known law professor put forward by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and far-right League as their prime ministerial candidate, was accused on Tuesday of inflating his international academic credentials. 5-Star dismissed the suggestion,...

Zimbabwe parliament sets new date for Mugabe hearing

Zimbabwe’s parliament said on Monday that former President Robert Mugabe was scheduled to answer questions this week related to diamond mining operations during his tenure, but an official said senior ruling party politicians opposed...

Turkey coup trial: Court sentences 104 army ‘plotters’ to life

A Turkish court handed life sentences to 104 suspects over their involvement in the July 2016 attempted coup, according to state media. The former military personnel were given "aggravated life sentences" by a court in...

Ebola vaccination campaign kicks off in DR Congo

Ebola vaccines are set to be administered to people in the Democratic Republic of Congo starting today. The World Health Organization (WHO) imported thousands of doses into the country last week. Even though the vaccine...

Trump tells North Korea’s Kim to denuclearise or risk overthrow

US President Donald Trump offered North Korea's Kim Jong-un guarantees of staying in power if he abandons nuclear weapons, but warned he could end up like Libya's former leader if he doesn't. In an effort...

Plane crashes on takeoff from Havana airport

A Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737 crashed on takeoff from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport on Friday, according to Cuba's state-run television. The flight was headed to the Cuban city of Holguin and casualties are...
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