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Burkina Faso’s Military Chief agrees to step down

Burkina Faso’s overthrown Military Chief, Paul-Henri Damiba has agreed to step down two days after army officers announced his deposition. Damiba offered his resignation in order to avoid confrontations with serious human and material consequences. A spokesman for the mediation efforts, Hamidou Yameogo, said the President proposed his own resignation in order to avoid clashes. The Military Chief set seven conditions for stepping down, which include; guarantee of security for his […]

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Court grants former Pakistan Prime Minister bail

A court in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad has approved bail for former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. The Court, however, ordered Khan to appear in court on October 7. The bail comes a day after an arrest warrant was issued against him for remarks against police officials and a female judge made at a public rally last month. The warrant was issued after the former prime minister failed to appear for […]

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Suicide Bomb attack in Kabul claim lives

At least 19 people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked an educational institute in the Afghan capital, Kabul. According to police spokesman, Khalid Zadran, 27 others were wounded in the blast, which occurred in the Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood of western Kabul. Zadran added that the victims included high school graduates, both girls and boys, who were taking a practice university entrance exam at the Kaj education centre.

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European Commission to File Legal Challenge Against Malta

The European Commission has said it will file a legal challenge against Malta for its golden passport programme. The referral of the case to the EU Court of Justice comes after years of wrangling with Malta about tweaks to the scheme. The passport allows wealthy foreigners to buy citizenship in exchange for an investment of about 1 million euros. Brussels believes the scheme is in breach of EU law because […]

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Taiwan Announces End to Covid-19 Quarantine

Taiwan has announced an end to its mandatory COVID-19 quarantine for arrivals from October 13. The government also announced that the country will welcome tourists, completing a big step on its plan to reopen to the outside world. Cabinet spokesman Lo Ping-cheng, noted that with a well-vaccinated population and the pandemic under control, the time had come to reopen borders. According to Ping-cheng, arrivals will still need to monitor their […]

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Saudi Arabia Appoints New Prime Minister

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed Salman has been named the kingdom’s prime minister in a cabinet reshuffle. According to a royal decree, the reshuffle was ordered by King Salman, on Tuesday. Salman is already de facto ruler of the world’s largest oil exporter, and the appointment formalizes his role as leader of the kingdom’s government. The crown prince, previously served as deputy prime minister as well as defence minister, and […]

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Hurricane Ian Nears Florida

Residents in Florida are anxiously bracing for life-threatening tidal surges, floods and winds as Hurricane Ian approaches. The storm has already thrashed western Cuba and is expected to intensify before it makes landfall in Florida. According to the associate director of the International Hurricane Research Center Erik Salna, Low elevation, rising sea levels, and a large population increase the risk of a catastrophic tidal surge. The Tampa Bay region, which […]

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Taliban Minister Calls for Re-opening of Schools for Girls.

Taliban Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Stanikzai has called on the country’s new rulers to reopen schools for girls beyond the sixth year. The appeal which came during a Taliban gathering in Kabul, stated that there is no valid reason in Islam for the ban. Since returning to power, the Taliban has shut down girls’ secondary schools across the country, and ordered women to wear hijabs in the workplace […]

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Iran Restarts Talk Amid Nuclear Deal Deadlock

Talks between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA have restarted over a probe into nuclear material found at nuclear sites in Iran, which has been at the centre of the stall in efforts to restore the country’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. IAEA head Rafael Grossi had met with Iran’s nuclear chief Mohammad Eslami in Vienna earlier on Monday following the General Conference of the agency, where […]

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