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China says warned U.S. warship as it transited Taiwan Strait

The guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal sails through the Pacific Ocean on December 13, 2005. Reuters/Zack Baddorf/U.S. Navy photo/Handout ( United States). By Reuters China’s military said on Wednesday that it had monitored and warned a U.S. warship that had sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, a mission that happened shortly after China carried

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Marcos presidency complicates US efforts to counter China

File – Presidential hopeful, former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the son of the late dictator, gestures as he greets the crowd during a campaign rally in Quezon City, Philippines on April 13, 2022. Marcos Jr.’s apparent landslide victory in the Philippine presidential election is giving rise to immediate concerns about a further erosion of

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Queen’s speech sets out Boris Johnson’s return to 2019 election pledges

Britain’s Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince William proceed behind the Imperial State Crown through the Royal Gallery for the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London, Britain, May 10, 2022. Reuters/Hannah McKay/Pool By Reuters Britain’s Prince Charles set out the government’s legislative agenda on Tuesday, outlining Prime Minister

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UK says to inform illegal migrants this week of impending removal to Rwanda

British Home Secretary Priti Patel: Photograph Phil Noble/Reuters By Reuters Britain said on Tuesday the first group of illegal migrants with no right to stay in the UK will this week be informed of the government’s intention to relocate them to Rwanda under its new immigration plan. The government, which last month set out plans

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Top 10 Most Educated Countries in Africa

By The African Exponent It is the bedrock of social and economic development. Education is very crucial as it is an investment in human capital. Some African countries have implemented stringent policies to ensure that their citizens have access to education, thus boosting their literacy rates. Here are the Top 10 most literate countries in

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Ahmed Madobe-Uhuru Kenyatta gives order Jubaland lawmakers to vote for Sheikh Sharif

File Photo/Somali Times Ahmed Madobe is in Mogadishu for separate meetings with Jubaland parliamentarians and other segments of society. The purpose of Ahmed Madobe’s visit to Mogadishu is to discuss the upcoming presidential election in Somalia and to build on who he sees fit in the interests of Jubbaland, with the exception of President Mohamed

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Marcos rule to return to Philippines after election landslide

Philippine presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., son of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, delivers a speech during a campaign rally in Lipa, Batangas province, Philippines, April 20, 2022. Reuters)/Eloisa Lopez/File Photo By Reuters Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the Philippines dictator deposed in a 1986 popular uprising, won a presidential election by

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Hassan Sheikh got away selling Somali girls to Saudi Arabia, now want to be Somalia president

Worst ever Somalia president has Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud got away with selling Somali girls to Saudi Arabia. Somali Women were a keystone of our culture. It was as near as sacred; the respect for Somali women was wrapped up deeply with our sense of national pride. Saudis have had to look for cheaper alternatives, and

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With Marcos Jr. tipped to win, Philippines at tenuous moment

Presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of the late dictator, votes at a polling center in Batac City, Ilocos Norte, northern Philippines on Monday, May 9, 2022. Filipinos were voting for a new president Monday, with the son of an ousted dictator and a champion of reforms and human rights as top contenders in

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Ukrainians fear fiercer assault as Russia marks Soviet WW2 victory

Russian service members take part in a military parade on Victory Day, which marks the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia May 9, 2022. Reuters/Maxim Shemetov By Reuters Ukrainians were urged to heed air raid sirens and stay in bomb shelters on

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