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Former US Vice President Al Gore
Cannes (France) (AFP) - Not even Donald Trump can stop the campaign to roll back climate change, Al Gore said Monday as the former US vice president's sequel to Oscar-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" screened at the Cannes film festival. "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" received a special screening...
US President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall
Jerusalem (AFP) - Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city of Jerusalem, placing his hand on one of the most sacred sites in Judaism. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray. Trump, wearing a...
Ivan Edd releases the visuals to his latest single ''GBERA'' . He has two heavy weights on the song which is a certified banger. https://youtu.be/1XrWqcWZUr0
US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Jerusalem (AFP) - US President Donald Trump visits Jerusalem Monday to seek ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, a goal that has eluded his predecessors but which he says could be easier than "people have thought". Trump's visit is part of his first trip abroad as president and follows an initial...
Vice President Mike Pence
Washington (AFP) - Dozens of students at Indiana's Notre Dame University protested White House policies on Sunday by walking out of a commencement speech by Vice President Mike Pence, who criticized political correctness at American colleges. The members of the graduating class -- dressed in cap and gowns together with...
Rodrigo Duterte (R) and Vladimir Putin
Manila (AFP) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte flies to Russia on Monday to meet his hero, seek arms and steer his nation's foreign policy course further away from longtime ally the United States. The five-day trip will cement a dramatic improvement in ties between the two nations since Duterte came...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un
Seoul (AFP) - North Korea on Monday declared its medium-range Pukguksong-2 missile ready for deployment after a weekend test, the latest step in its quest to defy UN sanctions and develop an intercontinental rocket capable of striking US targets. The state-run Korean Central News Agency said the North's leader Kim...
Venezuela protest
Caracas (AFP) - A young demonstrator has died from a gunshot wound to the chest, raising to 48 the number of people killed in seven weeks of protests against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Sunday. The president personally denounced a brutal attack on another man he said had been...
Taiwanese gay rights campaigner Chi Chia-we
Taipei (AFP) - A court ruling in Taiwan this week could make the island the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, in a decision that would give activists around the region new hope in their quest for equality. A panel of grand justices will announce its verdict on...
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United Nations (United States) (AFP) - More than 31 million people were displaced in their own countries by conflict, violence and disasters in 2016, with China and the Democratic Republic of Congo among the worst affected, a new report by a monitoring center said Monday. The Democratic Republic of Congo...
Everest
Kathmandu (AFP) - Three climbers died on Everest over the weekend and another is missing, officials confirmed Monday, in one of the deadliest episodes on the peak since an avalanche swept through base camp killing 18 two years ago. More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the...
This is titled ‘Joy & Pain” and it features Bassey who was also her label mate at the BBNaija ‘see Gobbe’ reality show earlier in the year. Debie Rise has previously released singles like ‘Gagabu’ & ‘No Cunny Cunny’, she was also Nigerian Idol’s first runner up in 2013. ‘Joy &...
Buhari
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has condemned alleged moves by some military personnel to remove the government of the day through a coup d’état. Okowa told newsmen on Sunday that any politician wooing the military to take over, is an enemy of the country. The governor spoke at the sideline of...
Clint Eastwood
Cannes (France) (AFP) - Hollywood screen legend Clint Eastwood said Sunday that he isn't ruling out a return to acting -- at the age of 86. The actor-turned-director told an audience at the Cannes film festival that he occasionally missed performing, adding: "I did a lot of it for a...
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Arabic Islamic American Summit
Riyadh (AFP) - US President Donald Trump made a 30-minute speech on Sunday in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on his first foreign visit since taking office. Trump's speech, preceded by a traditional Koranic reading, held Iran responsible for global extremism, urged the international community to isolate Iran and called...
Boko Haram's shadowy leader Abubakar Shekau
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed six people fighting alongside the military in two separate incidents in northeast Nigeria, vigilantes told AFP Sunday. Four of the slain vigilantes were hunting in the bush near a camp for internally displaced people on the outskirts of the city of...
Kabul (AFP) - A German aid worker and an Afghan guard were killed and a Finnish woman kidnapped as gunmen stormed an international guest house in Kabul, officials said Sunday, underscoring rising insecurity in the war-torn country. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack late Saturday on...
Brazil's President Michel Temer
Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's President Michel Temer appeared to win a reprieve Sunday when a key coalition partner cancelled a meeting on whether to withdraw support for him over an explosive corruption scandal. Temer has been fighting for his political life since being placed under investigation for allegedly obstructing a...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un
Seoul (AFP) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Sunday, the latest in a series of launches which have sparked international condemnation and threats of tougher UN sanctions. The US, South Korea and Japan sharply denounced the launch and jointly requested an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security...
US President Donald Trump attends the Arabic Islamic American Summit
Riyadh (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Muslim leaders to take a stand against violence committed in the name of religion, describing the struggle against extremism as a "battle between good and evil". In a highly anticipated speech to dozens of leaders of Muslim countries in Saudi...
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