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Taiwan's top judges have ruled in favour of gay marriage, paving the way for it to become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex unions. The highest court ruled that current laws preventing members of the same sex from marrying violated their right to equality and were unconstitutional. It gave...
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's only daughter, Bona Mugabe-Chikore, has been appointed to the country's censorship board in what critics say is a move to crackdown on negative media reports about the family. Police spokesperson Charity Charamba will also serve on the 11-member board appointed by Home Affairs Minister Ignatious Chombo,...
Seventeen people have died in a bus accident east of Zambia's capital, Lusaka, police say. A further 48, including the bus driver, have been taken to hospital after sustaining injuries. The accident happened last night when the bus turned over while trying to go around a corner. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo...
A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bomb attack, Greater Manchester Police said. https://twitter.com/gmpolice/status/866970384033251328 The 23 yr old man was arrested in Chorlton near Morrisons store by armed police.               Source: otecfmghana.com
Two men have been caned 83 times each in the Indonesian province of Aceh after being caught having sex. The men stood on stage in white gowns praying while a team of hooded men lashed their backs with a cane. The pair, aged 20 and 23, were found in bed together...
U.S. President Donald Trump has offered his "deepest condolences" to the victims of the suicide bomb attack in Manchester, England, which took place at the end of an Ariana Grande concert late on Monday evening. Read the president's remarks in full below: ''I extend my deepest condolences to those so...
Twenty-two people, including children, are now known to have been killed and 59 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday at the end of a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande. Greater Manchester Police said the lone male attacker,...
The Biafran Independence Movement (BIM) has alleged that about 50 of its members have been arrested and two of them injured by police in Enugu city in south-eastern Nigeria. State police spokesman Ebere Amaraizu told the BBC that nobody was injured wounded but confirmed the arrest of at least 40...
US President Donald Trump has told Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that Iran will never have nuclear weapons. He suggested the Iranians thought they could "do what they want" since negotiating a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015. Mr Trump arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia, where he sought to...
Hundreds of demobilised rebels took to the streets of Bouake, Ivory Coast's second biggest city, to demand that the government pay them, reports AFP news agency. AFP adds that they also disrupted a funeral attended by a cabinet minister. The minister had offered assistance to help the country's around 6,000 demobilised...
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