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Donald Trump announces he is running for president in 2024

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will mount a third White House campaign, launching an early start...

World population projected to hit 8 billion today

The world population surged past 8 billion people on Tuesday, the United Nations said, warning that more hardship is in store for regions already...

Oil prices down on stronger dollar

Oil prices settled lower Monday on a stronger United States dollar and uncertainty over a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in China over the...

Six feared dead in fiery mid-air plane crash at air show

US: Two World War II-era planes were reduced to particles as they collided mid-air at an air show in Dallas on Saturday. The planes...

IMF agrees $4.5 billion Bangladesh support programme

Reuters - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) provisionally agreed a $4.5-billion support programme on Wednesday for Bangladesh, with the country's finance minister saying the...

Strong offshore quake of magnitude 5.7 rattles Italy

A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck off Italy’s Adriatic coast early on Wednesday, but caused no serious damage or injuries but was felt...

Myanmar court sentences ex-politician to 173 years in prison

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has handed a 148-year prison sentence to a former parliamentarian from the deposed National League for Democracy (NLD) party,...

Pakistan former PM Imran Khan shot and wounded at protest march

Pakistan's former PM Imran Khan has been shot and wounded during a protest march in the eastern city of Wazirabad, in an apparent assassination...

Indian Police arrest 9 after Morbi Bridge collapse

INDIA: Police in the Indian state of Gujarat have arrested nine people in connection with the collapse of a pedestrian bridge that killed at...

US rapper Takeoff shot dead in Houston at 28

US rapper Takeoff, from the chart-topping group Migos, has been shot dead at the age of 28 in Houston, Texas. The star was killed at...

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