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Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, the first Black woman
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Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, the first Black woman

Mariam Ayodeji- August 12, 2020

Joe Biden on Tuesday announced that he has chosen Senator Kamala Harris as his running-mate. Harris becomes the first black woman to be named to ... Read More

Sex workers in India find new ways to earn amid coronavirus pandemic
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Sex workers in India find new ways to earn amid coronavirus pandemic

Mariam Ayodeji- August 11, 2020

When India entered its first lockdown on March 25 to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, it cut hundreds of thousands of sex workers ... Read More

Trump press conference cut short after shots fired outside White House
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Trump press conference cut short after shots fired outside White House

Mariam Ayodeji- August 11, 2020

US President Donald Trump's press conference cut short after just for a couple of minutes by the Secret Service, which escorted him out of the ... Read More

Lebanese Government  resigns after deadly Beirut blast
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Lebanese Government resigns after deadly Beirut blast

Mariam Ayodeji- August 11, 2020

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday declared the resignation of his government, after deadly explosions in capital Beirut that have brought about anti-government protests. ... Read More

Kim Jong Un sends aid to city locked down over coronavirus
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Kim Jong Un sends aid to city locked down over coronavirus

Mariam Ayodeji- August 9, 2020

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the distribution of aid to the border city of Kaesong after they locked the area down last ... Read More

Air India Plane crashes with 191 passengers on board
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Air India Plane crashes with 191 passengers on board

Mariam Ayodeji- August 7, 2020

An Air India Express plane, Flight 1344, carrying 191 passengers from Dubai to Kozhikode crashed into a valley on Friday after it overshot the runway ... Read More

China says Trump’s order to block TikTok against market principles
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China says Trump’s order to block TikTok against market principles

Mariam Ayodeji- August 7, 2020

China has hit back at the United States after President Donald Trump signed executive orders banning any transactions with Chinese companies that own TikTok and ... Read More

Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat
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Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat

Mariam Ayodeji- August 7, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order late Thursday prohibiting transactions with the parent company of the popular video-sharing app TikTok. The order set ... Read More

Manchester United Confirm Sanchez Move To Inter Milan
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Manchester United Confirm Sanchez Move To Inter Milan

Paul Fakayejo- August 6, 2020

Manchester United have announced that Alexis Sanchez has officially joined Inter Milan on a free transfer. United made the announcement in a statement released on ... Read More

Facebook, Twitter remove Trump coronavirus posts over misinformation (Video)
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Facebook, Twitter remove Trump coronavirus posts over misinformation (Video)

Mariam Ayodeji- August 6, 2020

Facebook Inc on Wednesday took down a post by U.S. President Donald Trump, which the company said violated its rules against sharing misinformation about the ... Read More

TikTok: Consider consequences – China warns US
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TikTok: Consider consequences – China warns US

Mariam Ayodeji- August 5, 2020

China has sent a stern warning to the United States over its demand that the Chinese video-sharing platform TikTok must be sold to a U.S. ... Read More

Spain embattled ex-King Juan Carlos leaves the country
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Spain embattled ex-King Juan Carlos leaves the country

Mariam Ayodeji- August 4, 2020

Juan Carlos, 82, made the decision in a letter to his son, Felipe, to whom he handed power six years ago. He said he would ... Read More

Mexican Police captured gang leader El Marro – Photos
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Mexican Police captured gang leader El Marro – Photos

Mariam Ayodeji- August 3, 2020

Mexican police and security forces have captured Jose Antonio Yepez, a well-known drug gang leader believed to be responsible for a surge in violence in ... Read More

Trump says the US will ban fast-growing Tiktok app
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Trump says the US will ban fast-growing Tiktok app

Mariam Ayodeji- August 1, 2020

President Donald Trump said Friday he will bar fast-growing social media app TikTok from the United States as American authorities have raised concerns the service ... Read More

N. Korea puts Pyongyang under semi-lockdown amid COVID-19 fears
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N. Korea puts Pyongyang under semi-lockdown amid COVID-19 fears

Mariam Ayodeji- July 31, 2020

North Korea has put its capital Pyongyang under virtual semi-lockdown in the face of rising concern that COVID-19 could penetrate the country. North Korea's official ... Read More

COVID-19 treatment: Her voice important – Trump hails Stella Immanuel [Video]
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COVID-19 treatment: Her voice important – Trump hails Stella Immanuel [Video]

Mariam Ayodeji- July 29, 2020

United States President, Donald Trump, has hailed a Nigerian-born doctor in America, Stella Immanuel, for her stance on COVID-19 treatment. Trump’s commendation was the sequel ... Read More

Taliban announces three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for Eid-ul-Adha
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Taliban announces three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for Eid-ul-Adha

Mariam Ayodeji- July 29, 2020

In Afghanistan, the Taliban have declared a three-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha starting from Friday. A spokesman of Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid in a ... Read More

Former Malaysian PM Najib sentenced to 12 years in prison
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Former Malaysian PM Najib sentenced to 12 years in prison

Mariam Ayodeji- July 28, 2020

They sentenced former Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak to 12 years in prison for the offence related to abuse of power at a trial ... Read More

North Korea’s Kim says there will be no more war thanks to nuclear weapons
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North Korea’s Kim says there will be no more war thanks to nuclear weapons

Mariam Ayodeji- July 28, 2020

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said there will be no more war as the country’s nuclear weapons guarantee its safety and future despite ... Read More

Google to allow employees to work from home until next June, say reports
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Google to allow employees to work from home until next June, say reports

Mariam Ayodeji- July 27, 2020

Google on Monday said it would soon allow most employees to work from home until June next year amid the uncertainty over how the coronavirus ... Read More