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The EU on Sunday said it was "particularly concerned" about worsening conditions for women and girls in Afghanistan after the country's ruling Taliban violently broke up a women's rally.
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Oil giant Saudi Aramco on Sunday unveiled record profits of $48.4 billion in the second quarter of 2022, after Russia's war in Ukraine and a post-pandemic surge in demand sent crude prices soaring.
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Israeli police said Sunday they had arrested a suspect in a shooting attack on a bus in Jerusalem's Old City that wounded eight people, two critically and including a pregnant woman.
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North Korea on Sunday criticised UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for his "dangerous words" after he called for the complete and verifiable denuclearisation of Pyongyang during a visit to Seoul.
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North Korea has lifted a mask mandate and eased other virus restrictions, state media said Saturday, days after leader Kim Jong Un declared "victory" over Covid-19.
2 days ago
Gul Agha Jalali used to spend his nights planting bombs -- hoping to target an Afghan government soldier or, better still, a foreign serviceman.
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A suspect in a deadly 2015 Islamic State group attack on a Saudi mosque blew himself up while being arrested by security forces in Jeddah this week, Saudi officials said on Friday.
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The heir and de facto leader of the Samsung group received a presidential pardon Friday, continuing South Korea's long tradition of freeing business leaders convicted of corruption on economic grounds.
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday expressed his "clear commitment" to North Korea's denuclearisation during his visit to Seoul, weeks after Pyongyang said it was "ready to mobilise" its nuclear deterrent.
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Revenue at Chinese telecom giant Huawei dipped by more than six percent in the first half of 2022, company figures showed Friday, as the Covid-19 pandemic and US-China trade rivalry hit sales.
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The police in Thailand say a Nigerian man and a Vietnamese woman recently found buried in Chok Chai district of the Asian nation were lovers, and their deaths may be linked to transnational crystal methamphetamine trafficking. Pol Gen Suchart Teerasawat, Thailand’s deputy national police chief, according to a report carried by the Bangkok Post, said…
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Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island and repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under its control.
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The death toll from South Korea's record-breaking rains and flooding has risen to 11, officials said Thursday, with eight more people still missing as Seoul struggles to clean up after the deluge.

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Online space is troubled as cyber criminals have unleashed another attack: the second in a week! Urging people to be extra careful, Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team ..
9 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his former Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, as Special Assistant to the President on Digital Communications.
19 mins ago
Edo State’s Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, at the weekend announced his exit from professional football. Until his retirement, Shaibu was a player of Bendel Insurance FC,...
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Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have paraded 26-year-old Victor Chibuike, aka Azaman, 33-year-old Kingsley Ndubuisi, aka Kango; 29-year-old Augustine James..
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Five people died and 16 were injured in an explosion Sunday in the Ecuadoran port city of Guayaquil in an attack the government blamed on organized crime, officials said.