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May’s Government Survives No-Confidence Vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government saw off a vote of no confidence in parliament on Wednesday, called after MPs overwhelmingly rejected the Brexit deal. Main opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called the vote after Tuesday’s crushing defeat for May …

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Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi wins DR Congo election

(CNN) — Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential election, according to the country’s electoral commission. The results came in the early hours of the morning in the Central African country, after nearly two weeks …

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Ex-Interpol Chief Ousted From China Top Advisory Body

The former Chinese head of Interpol, who is facing a corruption case in his home country, has been expelled from China’s top political advisory board, state media said Friday. The National Committee for the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) …

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Samsung agrees to pay cancer-stricken employees $85m

After 11 years of controversy, Samsung has apologised for creating an unsafe work environment that resulted in a number of former employees contracting leukemia and other cancers. The company has vowed to compensate ill workers by 2028. The announcement comes …

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Mugabe Now Unable To Walk, Says Zimbabwe President

Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical care and now unable to walk because of ill health and old age, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday. Mnangagwa told his ZANU-PF party supporters at a rally that the 94-year-old …

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Zimbabwe To Cut Govt Salaries

Zimbabwe’s new finance minister Mthuli Ncube announced a five-percent cut to senior government officials’ salaries on Thursday in a bid to mend the shattered economy. Ncube’s budget also set out plans for the biometric registration of civil servants to weed …

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