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El Chapo ‘Paid $100m Bribe To Former Mexican President Peña Nieto’

Former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto accepted a $100m (£77m) bribe from drug cartel kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, a witness has testified. Alex Cifuentes,...

Canadian’s Death Sentence In China ‘Horrific’, Family Says

The family of a Canadian man who has been sentenced to death in China say their "worst fears" have been realised.Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was...

Ivory Coast Ex-President Gbagbo Goes Free At ICC Court In The Hague

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has acquitted Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo. He had been charged with crimes against humanity in connection...

Nigeria: Ghanaians Attacked In Edo State Over Woman’s Death

Several Ghanaians living in Auchi, a community in Edo state, Nigeria, have reportedly fled their homes over attacks on them by some Nigerians. This follows...

Theresa May Says No Brexit More Likely Than No Deal

Prime Minister Theresa May is making a last-ditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesday’s key Commons vote looms closer. She...

Opposition Leader Named Winner In DR Congo Poll

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo’s tightly contested presidential vote, the electoral commission says. Provisional results put him ahead of...

World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos And Wife Divorce

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are to divorce after a 25-year marriage. The pair announced the move in a joint statement on...

Rahaf Al-Qunun: Saudi Woman ‘Given Refugee Status’

A Saudi woman who fled her family and refused to leave a Bangkok hotel has been declared a legitimate refugee by the UN, the...

Trump Walks Out Of Shutdown Talks With A ‘Bye-Bye’

President Donald Trump has walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders as negotiations broke down on the 19th day of a partial US...

Trump Demands Funding To End Border ‘Crisis’ In US TV Address

US President Donald Trump has demanded funding for his long-promised US-Mexico border wall to halt “a growing humanitarian and security crisis”. But in his first...