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Gambians in mixed feelings seeing former president’s departure

22 Jan, Banjul: Former Gambian President Yaya Jammeh left the capital city of Banjul Saturday night, giving way for Adama Barrow to return from...

Obama says he feels nostalgic before leaving Oval Office

21 Jan, Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama said he felt nostalgic before leaving the Oval Office of the White House. "Of course," Obama said...

Five Turkish soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria: report

21 Jan, Istanbul: Five Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack in northern Syria blamed on the Islamic State group, local media reported Friday,...

Obama slams Congress for blocking Guantanamo closure

20 Jan, Washington: US President Barack Obama delivered an angry parting shot at Congress on Thursday, berating Republicans for blocking his efforts to close...

Demonstrations across West Bank against moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

19 Jan, Ramallah: Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank on Thursday against the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's intention to move the American...

Gambia’s president declares state of emergency

19 Jan, BANJUL, Gambia: Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency just days before he was due to step down, with British and...

Obamas’ move to new home underway: Report

18 Jan, Washington: US President Barack Obama family's move from the White House appears to be underway after a large number of vans carrying...

Pakistani mother sentenced to death for daughter’s ‘honour killing’

18 Jan, LAHORE, Pakistan: A mother who murdered her own daughter and set her alight for marrying the man of her choice has been...

Russia successfully test-fires Topol-M ballistic missile

17 Jan, Moscow: Russia conducted on Monday a successful test launch of a silo-based Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the Plesetsk launch site,...

Eight men own half the world’s wealth: Oxfam

(LONDON) Eight men own the same wealth as half the world's population, a level of inequality which "threatens to pull our societies apart", Oxfam...