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Johannesburg , AP:South Africa's ruling party says it is deciding if it should order President Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state.African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Ace Magashule told the press yesterday, after a four-day...

ABOARDPAPAL PLANEAP:Pope Francis is defending his decision to perform an airborne wedding while flying over Chile, saying the two flight attendants were prepared for the sacrament and that refusing them might have meant they would never get around...

BRUSSELS, AP:Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday urged European Union countries to recognise the state of Palestine and called on the 28-nation bloc to step up political efforts in the Middle East amid Arab disappointment with the U.S....

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the start of the workweek tomorrow, but he worries that...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was...

JOHANNESBURG (AP):First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions.Trump referred to...

BANJUL (AP):The military intervention looked imminent. West African troops were poised to push into Gambia as Yahya Jammeh, the tiny nation's leader for more than 22 years, refused to cede power after losing elections. President-elect Adama Barrow...

SRINAGAR, India (AP):Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival troops shelled villages and border posts for a third day yesterday.Three civilians and two...

WASHINGTON (AP):A bitterly divided Washington hurtled towards a government shutdown yesterday in a partisan staredown over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being...

LONDON (AP):The hair on the heir is no longer quite so apparent.Prince William, whose hairline has been receding for years, has opted for a dramatic close-shaved new hairstyle.The buzz cut was captured by photographers as 35-year-old William, who is...
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