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Sultan Muhammad V steps down

Malaysia's King Sultan Muhammad V resigned on Sunday, after over two years serving as the country's ceremonial supreme head of state. The resignation was announced...
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Albino killers in Malawi to face life sentences

Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Sunday called for a life sentence penalty for those convicted of killing people with albinism by a competent court...

Tension still high over women entry temple in Indian southern state

The situation continues to be tense but under control in India's southern state of Kerala after a couple of women tried entering a temple...
Sekondi Eleven Wise FC was established in 1919

Eleven Wise Football Club Marks Its Anniversary

A nine-member planning committee under the chairmanship of Ambassador Joseph Paa Kojo Ackon, has been constituted to, oversee the centenary celebrations (1919-2019) of Sekondi...
WACCE Counter-Extremism

Ghana Government Charged to do more to curb violent extremism

Mr Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar, the Executive Director of the West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism (WACCE), has urged government to do more in the prevention,...
Right Reverend Dr Jacob Kofi Ayeebo

Anglican Bishop Declares God’s Favour for congregation

The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Tamale, the Right Reverend Dr Jacob Kofi Ayeebo, on Sunday reassured members of his congregation to rekindle...
Pullout Ceremony

Tears flow as Southern Command pulls out GOC Oppong-Peprah

Brigadier-General Thomas Oppong-Peprah, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Southern Command (S/Comd) has officially handed over the baton of leadership as GOC to Acting GOC Abraham...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Dr Bawumia advise Ghanaians to Shun violence

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has bemoaned the negative impact of violence, which is fuelled by religious misunderstandings, saying it retards national development. He has,...
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Goals Foundation Trains Youth in Resolution Summit

The Goals Foundation, a youth development Ministry has organised a youth resolutions summit to enlighten and empower the youth to become responsible and active...
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New Juaben South Assembly Plans Monthly clean-up exercise

The New Juaben South Municipal Assembly (NJSMA) on Saturday organized a massive clean-up exercise at the central business area of the Koforidua Municipality. Due to...
A la yang pian show in Guangdong Province Photo: IC

Folk artist tries to revive fading art of peep show

Sun Zhenhong has been trying to revive a fading folk art, the peep show. The show, known as la yang pian, gained popularity in the...
British Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May Maintains Brexit Deal Vote Will Go On

British Prime Minister Theresa May ended speculation Sunday that a vote on her under-fire Brexit deal may be deferred again, insisting that the vote...
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Russia to Respond to U.S Over Eastern Mediterranean Interest

Russia is watching the United States' moves in the eastern Mediterranean region and will react to any move that undermines its interests, the country's...
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Israel in 2018 Recorded 4.1 Million Foreign Tourist

The number of tourists visiting Israel in 2018 rose by 14 percent from 2017 to reach a record of 4.1 million, said an annual...
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A group of gold smugglers grabbed by Tanzania police

Tanzanian police said on Sunday they have arrested a group of suspects in connection with the attempted smuggling of 323.6 kilograms of gold out...
China’s new reforms to fuel anti-corruption campaigns

China’s global anti-corruption manhunt rounds up almost 5,000 fugitives

China's global anti-corruption manhunt saw the return of 4,997 fugitives from more than 120 countries and regions between 2014 and Nov. 30, 2018, latest...
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister's questions at the House of parliament in London, Britain, Feb. 8, 2017. The British House of Commons on Wednesday night passed the Brexit Bill which gives the British government the power to begin the formal process of Britain leaving the European Union. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

Brexit Deal Failure would throw UK onto uncharted path

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday warned that her country would be in the "uncharted" territory if MPs veto the Brexit deal in...
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Taiwan Birth rates dropped in 2018

The number of babies born in 2018 in Taiwan is estimated to have dropped to 185,000, the lowest in five years, according to the...
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Iran and Russia to hold combined drills in the Caspian Sea

Iran and Russia are planning to hold naval drills in the Caspian Sea, the commander of the Iranian navy said on Sunday. "Tactical, rescue and...
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China Salesman Film Starring Tyson Soon on The Big Screens

The Chinese action film "China Salesman" starring Li Dongxue, Mike Tyson, Steven Seagal and Janicke Askevold will hit Chinese mainland cinemas next Wednesday, the...

West Bank Shooting injured one Israeli

An Israeli bus driver was wounded overnight between Saturday and Sunday in a shooting attack in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the military said on...
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BMW will withdraw 279 cars from China

German automaker BMW has announced a recall of 279 vehicles due to defects with drive shafts, according to China's top market regulator. ...

The man behind Three Gorges immigration

Having diligently performed his duty as a primary-level official during the massive relocation for the Three Gorges Dam, Ran Shaozhi was honored as a...
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Microsoft to reimburse aggrieved customer for unwanted windows 10 installation

The Finnish Consumer Disputes Board (CDB) has ordered Microsoft to compensate a Finnish man for unauthorized installation of Windows 10, local media reported on...
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Jan. 6 world news summary at 0030 GMT

CAIRO -- An Egyptian police officer was killed and another injured on Saturday while trying to defuse a bomb in a church in Cairo,...
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Madagascar president expects harmonious emergence of country

Madagascar's president Hery Rajaonarimampianina said Friday conditions are ripe for a "harmonious emergence" of Madagascar. "Madagascar has now the opportunities to achieve...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian president says declaring re-election intention to stop in-party jostling

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday said he declared his intention to seek re-election in 2021 as some people within the ruling party started...
Refugees rest at a railway station in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept. 14. 2015. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Sunday announced that Germany temporarily reinstates border control amid the ongoing refugee crisis. According to German newspaper "Passauer Neue Presse", the German government also stopped the trains to and from Austria. (Xinhua/Qian Yi)

Jan. 6 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

DAMASCUS -- At least eight people were killed and over 23 others wounded on Wednesday when rebels fired mortar shells against residential areas of...
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Jan. 6 world news summary at 1530 GMT

PYONGYANG -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea announced Wednesday that it has successfully carried out its first hydrogen bomb test. The "total success"...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Jan. 6 world news summary at 0030 GMT

WASHINGTON -- One U.S. soldier was killed and two others injured when they came under fire while conducting a train, advise and assist mission...

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