President Donald Trump is expected to sign a revised executive order early next week banning travel from several Middle Eastern and African countries. The president will sign the new executive order at the Department of Homeland Security as early as Monday, Politico reports. It is not clear what changes Trump plans to make to the […]

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The government has been defeated after the House of Lords said ministers should guarantee EU nationals’ right to stay in the UK after Brexit. The vote, by 358 to 256, is the first Parliamentary defeat for the government’s Brexit bill. However, MPs will be able to remove their changes when the bill returns to the […]

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In one of history’s most shocking electoral upsets, Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, pulled off a decisive victory against his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. It was an outcome that defied practically all leading pundits and polls, putting into jeopardy the credibility of established media outlets and experts. Though Clinton clinched more popular votes, Trump pierced […]

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Thousands of anti-government protesters marched in Malaysia’s capital demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over his alleged involvement in a multi-billion dollar corruption scandal. Clad in yellow shirts and unfazed by arrests of activists and opposition leaders, protesters marched on Saturday from various spots towards downtown Lumpur amid tight security. Najib, who is […]

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An Egyptian court sentenced the head of a journalists union and two board members to two years in prison for harbouring colleagues wanted by the law and spreading false news, judicial sources said. Yahiya Kallash, president of the  Egyptian Journalists Syndicate, Gamal Abd el-Rahim and Khaled Elbalshy were charged in May with sheltering two journalists […]

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Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in South Korea’s Seoul for the fourth in a weekly series of demonstrations aimed at forcing President Park Geun-Hye to resign over a corruption scandal. Saturday’s protest came as Park’s approval ratings plunged with prosecutors planning to interview her, making her the first sitting South Korean president to […]

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President Rodrigo Duterte has made a case for the restoration of the death penalty in the Philippines, saying the law had previously lost its effectiveness because it was not fully implemented, Aljzeera’s Ted Regencia reports. Duterte told reporters on Monday that past presidents had succumbed to the pressure of the Catholic church and other “bleeding […]

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Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected as Labour leader, comfortably defeating his challenger Owen Smith. He won 61.8% of the vote, a larger margin of victory than last year. He vowed to bring Labour back together, saying “we have much more in common than divides us”, insisting the party could win the next election as the […]

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David Cameron is expected to net £1.5m for his memoirs on his time in Downing Street. The former prime minister is reportedly due to send the synopsis of his book to publishers later this week. His agent, Ed Victor, was initially thought to be looking for £4m for the book – to match the price […]

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