• Congolese Gynaecologist Awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize
Congolese Gynaecologist Awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

German-based Iraqi human rights activist Nadia Murad was yesterday, October 5th, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 at the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo. Dr Miracle: Denis Mukwege. IS, adopting a radical interpretation of ancient Islamic texts, declared that Yazidi women and even young girls could be taken as sex slaves.

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  • Haiti struck by M 5.9 quake; at least 11 dead
Haiti struck by M 5.9 quake; at least 11 dead

President Jovenel Moïse urged the people to remain calm noting that " risk management system and the regional civil Protection directorates " have been activated to help the affected area. Meanwhile, dozens of people could be seen sifting through debris before hauling away rebar to recycle and sell. Le Nouvelliste newspaper said one person wa...

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  • Kavanaugh gets the votes to survive Supreme Court fight
Kavanaugh gets the votes to survive Supreme Court fight

That balanced out the absence without affecting the outcome, and gave Kavanaugh the same two-vote margin he'd have received had both lawmakers voted. Steve Daines , R-Mont., who is attending his daughter's wedding in Montana. Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) told reporters that the Senate Judiciary Committee's inability to attract Republican wome...

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  • Saudi Crown Prince says won't pay United States for own security
Saudi Crown Prince says won't pay United States for own security

Meanwhile, the Turkish Foreign Minstry has summoned Saudi Arabia's Ambassador Walid bin Abdul Karim El Khereiji to discuss the whereabouts of veteran journalist, Turkey's state media reported. Protesters have been demanding reforms, freedom of expression, release of political prisoners, and an end to economic and religious discrimination against ...

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  • Melania Trump Bumped by Baby Elephant While on Safari During Africa Trip
Melania Trump Bumped by Baby Elephant While on Safari During Africa Trip

She is on her first-ever visit to Africa and her first extended solo worldwide trip as first lady. She was treated to a welcoming ceremony and met children and their carers at a nearby child health facility. Welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome all of you. "We are happy to see you". Trump's good-will tour was not completely without controversy. ...

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  • Pompeo cites progress made with Kim Jong Un on North Korea trip
Pompeo cites progress made with Kim Jong Un on North Korea trip

After a summit between the leaders of the two Koreas last month, Kim said he was prepared to permanently dismantle his country's main nuclear site at Yongbyon, but only if the United States took "corresponding steps" to build trust. The regime's largest trading partners, China and Russian Federation, have been working together to argue for th...

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  • Atiku, Saraki, Kwankwaso, Nine Others Vie For PDP Presidential Ticket
Atiku, Saraki, Kwankwaso, Nine Others Vie For PDP Presidential Ticket

A few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari received the ticket of the All Progressive Congress (APC) seeking re-election in 2019, the First Lady, Aisha Buhari took to social media to express her displeasure over the "impunity" taking place in the ruling party.

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  • Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says
Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says

Meng's unexplained disappearance in China , which had prompted the French government and Interpol to make their concerns known publicly, threatened to tarnish Beijing's image as a rising Asian power. She said she feared for his life. Before he shared the knife image, she sent him a photo of two animal figurines, one of a bear and another of a h...

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  • Former Classmates of Brett Kavanaugh Say They've Been Ignored by The FBI
Former Classmates of Brett Kavanaugh Say They've Been Ignored by The FBI

Kavanaugh testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that he has never been blackout drunk. "What struck me and made me more interested in speaking out.is not only did I know that he wasn't telling the truth", Roche said. Kavanaugh denied the allegation and said he has no memory of the part that Ford talked about. He was appearing before sen...

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  • Missing Saudi journalist has not left consulate
Missing Saudi journalist has not left consulate

One source told the Reuters news agency that elements in the Saudi consulate had planned Khashoggi's murder in the facility and when they killed the journalist, they moved the body outside. The Committee to Protect Journalists said it was alarmed by reports Khashoggi may have been killed inside the consulate. Another official confirmed the story.

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  • Indonesian quake toll raised to 1407
Indonesian quake toll raised to 1407

Officials had previously estimated that around 100 people were missing. Some services began returning to normal in Indonesia's quake and tsunami stricken city of Palu on Thursday, but the fate of many thousands of people in outlying districts remained unknown almost a week after the disaster struck.

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  • Senate Votes On Kavanaugh Nomination
Senate Votes On Kavanaugh Nomination

The Senate's vote on Saturday (October 6) was 50 to 48 - the narrowest margin since 1881, the Washington Post points out - and came in almost precisely down party lines. On air, Fox News' Chris Wallace shared that his daughters told him "stories that I had never heard before about things that happened to them in high school".

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  • Interpol asks China for info on agency’s missing president
Interpol asks China for info on agency’s missing president

Meng's wife, who has remained in Lyon with their children according to police sources, was receiving protection, it said. Meng Hongwei , the president of Interpol - the world's largest worldwide police organisation, which provides support to law enforcement agencies across 192 countries - has not been seen since last week.

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  • US First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt
US First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt

The first lady came in for some criticism back home for her choice of headgear in Kenya. The US First Lady landed in Kenya on Thursday night and was received by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi County.

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  • Murkowski reveals why bucked GOP in key Kavanaugh vote
Murkowski reveals why bucked GOP in key Kavanaugh vote

There were shouts of "shame" from the public gallery as he voted yes. Yet Kavanaugh is joining under a cloud. People on the steps of the Capitol chanted "vote them out!" and "the whole world is watching", messages that at times met with jeers and boos from others in the crowd.

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  • Conflicting Claims On Whereabouts Of Saudi Journalist, Critical Of Riyadh
Conflicting Claims On Whereabouts Of Saudi Journalist, Critical Of Riyadh

Turkey's foreign ministry had summoned Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Ankara over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two days ago. The Washington Post said it did not know whether he was being detained or questioned, or when he would be released. It said Turkey's Deputy Foreign Min...

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  • 2-Year-Old Shreds More Than $1,000 In Cash, Twitter Horrified
2-Year-Old Shreds More Than $1,000 In Cash, Twitter Horrified

The mystery of more than $1,000 that disappeared from a Utah family was solved when they discovered the money in pieces in the home's shredder, and found the culprit was their 2-year-old son. "As devastated and as sick as we were, this was one of those moments where you just have to laugh", Ms Belnap told U.S. television station KRON4. And in six...

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  • Trump goes full conspiracy theorist, blames Kavanaugh protestors on George Soros
Trump goes full conspiracy theorist, blames Kavanaugh protestors on George Soros

The two women, who said they are sexual assault survivors, stopped Flake on his way to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearing on September 28. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her at a gathering when the two were in high school in the 1980s.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Could Rescue Donald Trump, Republicans in Midterm Elections, Polls Suggest
Brett Kavanaugh Could Rescue Donald Trump, Republicans in Midterm Elections, Polls Suggest

Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) channeled the outrage many of his fellow Democrats are feeling about the process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. The president's sinking support in the suburbs has put both lawmakers in a tricky position against well-financed Democrats. The White House believes Paulsen's rejection of Trump will sin...

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  • Protesters gather at Capitol ahead of Senate vote on Kavanaugh
Protesters gather at Capitol ahead of Senate vote on Kavanaugh

Some disrupted the vote in the Senate chambers. A final vote on Kavanaugh's nomination could occur over the weekend. There were no last minute surprises or curveballs - Brett Kavanaugh got the votes he needed to be confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed To Supreme Court By 50-48 Vote
Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed To Supreme Court By 50-48 Vote

See photos and video. On Friday, the Senate voted 51-49 to advance Kavanaugh's nomination to a full Senate vote slated for Saturday afternoon around 3:30-4 p.m. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) withheld the allegations against Kavanaugh for eight weeks until after the confirmation hearings were completed. Eleven Democrats voted for Thomas, while two...

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  • Twitter Reacts To Jason Van Dyke’s Guilty Verdict Over Laquan McDonald Killing
Twitter Reacts To Jason Van Dyke’s Guilty Verdict Over Laquan McDonald Killing

The shooting sparked widespread protests when dashcam footage, from a nearby vehicle, was released a year after the incident. The head of Chicago's police union, which funded Van Dyke's defence, has promised an appeal and slammed the jury for 'punishing an officer for doing his job'.

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  • India deports Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar
India deports Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

The Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and KM Joseph ruled that the Court was not inclined to entertain the plea. At a small makeshift Rohingya refugee camp in New Delhi , home to about 40 families, there was alarm over Thursday's deportation. More than 34,000 Rohingya were also thrown into fires, ...

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  • Trump Evaded Tax Through Fraud, Reaped Riches From Father
Trump Evaded Tax Through Fraud, Reaped Riches From Father

Harder also said Trump delegated responsibility for tax issues to relatives and tax professionals, and the relatives had also relied on the professionals. US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on September 26, 2018, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in NY.

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  • India, Russia sign S-400 missile deal
India, Russia sign S-400 missile deal

But India is also known for its independent foreign policy and Russian Federation remains its main arms supplier. However, the US Embassy spokesperson stressed that waiver on CAATSA will be considered on a transaction-by-transaction basis as no sanctions decisions can be prejudged.

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  • McConnell takes key step toward Kavanaugh vote
McConnell takes key step toward Kavanaugh vote

In a potential sign of momentum for Kavanaugh, Sen. Arizona's Jeff Flake tells NBC's "Today" show that Trump's remarks were "kind of appalling". Sarra Khlifi of Anchorage, Alaska, was among the protesters who made the trek to D.C.to lobby Murkowski, her state's senior senator.

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  • Russian Hackers Charged With Targeting Anti-Doping Agencies
Russian Hackers Charged With Targeting Anti-Doping Agencies

Russian hackers' activities were exposed following the seizure of laptops from four suspects briefly detained in the Netherlands. Reports suggest four GRU officers set up hacking equipment in the boot of a auto parked in the OPCW's offices in The Hague.

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  • Pompeo to travel to N.Korea, meet Kim
Pompeo to travel to N.Korea, meet Kim

This will be Pompeo's fourth visit to North Korea since he became secretary of state. Trump lamented that his detractors would call him "unpresidential" for making such tremendous and unprecedented strides with the North Korean ruler, but in actuality, there is nothing more presidential than bringing nations together toward peace.

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  • CapitalTV: AC approves 10 days physical remand of Shehbaz Sharif
CapitalTV: AC approves 10 days physical remand of Shehbaz Sharif

Shehbaz Sharif will be presented before an accountability court in Lahore . Shehbaz, who is also the Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) inside its Lahore office where he was summoned to record his statement before a combined investigations team in connection with the Punjab...

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  • Justice Kagan worries about the 'legitimacy' of a politically divided Supreme Court
Justice Kagan worries about the 'legitimacy' of a politically divided Supreme Court

Retired Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy refused to comment on the Kavanaugh scandal when asked about it last month, but did offer a vague statement about the state of democracy. "The senators should pay attention to this", Stevens said. Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens during his onstage interview with Palm Beach Post col...

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