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A university professor in Zimbabwe has been arrested in connection with the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. The country’s anti-corruption agency is set to charge Levi Nyagura with abuse of office. According to reports, Grace was awarded the degree in 2014 after just months of study, despite it usually […]

Russia has dismissed allegations that it interfered in the 2016 US Presidential election as “blabber” and “fantasies”. Former ambassador Sergey Kislyak claimed it had “spoiled the trust” between the two nations. “Whatever allegations are being mounted against us are simply fantasies that are being used for political reasons inside the US in the fight between […]

A lawyer in the Philippines is determined to bring President Rodrigo Duterte to court over allegations of human rights violations.  Attorney Jude Sabio said he lives in constant fear after filing a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) last April against the “death squad President”. His move is largely unpopular in a country where Duterte […]

A plane crash in Iran has killed all 66 people on board, according to a spokesman for Aseman Airlines. According to media reports, the plane lost contact with air control and is likely to have crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains. The ATR aircraft of Aseman Airlines was reportedly travelling from Tehran to Yasuj. State […]

Thousands of young survivors of last week’s school shooting in Florida rallied for tighter gun control legislation. Many of the students rejected comments by US President Donald Trump and others that mental illness was the main factor behind the high-school shooting that left 17 people dead. “We need to pay attention to the fact that […]

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