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Haiti 🇭🇹 President Jovenel Moise Refuses 👎 to Quit

Haitian President Jovenel Moise has said he "will not leave the country in the hands of armed gangs and drug traffickers", amid continuing protests.

He broke his silence in a TV address after a week of violence in which at least seven people have been killed.

Protesters, who accuse Mr …

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Dublin Churches ⛪ to Introduce Contactless Card Machines 👍

Some Catholic churches in Dublin are set to introduce contactless payment card machines to allow Mass-goers to make financial donations to the church.

The Archdiocese of Dublin is trying out the new technology in a bid to boost its finances which have suffered from falling cash donations in recent years …

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UN Seeks $920m 💰 to Support Rohingya Refugees 👍 in 2019

The United Nations, aid agencies and NGO partners have said they need $920 million this year to support more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees who fled their homes in Myanmar in the wake of a brutal military crackdown in 2017 and are now living in sprawling camps in Bangladesh.

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Nigeria's 🇳🇬 Suspended Chief Justice Denies 👎 Assets Charges

Nigeria's most senior judge appeared in a court on Friday and pleaded not guilty to failing to disclose assets in a politically charged case on the eve of elections.

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen failed to show up to previous hearings at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, which hears …

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Thai🇹🇭 Party Fields Transgender Candidate for ✌Prime Minister

As Pinit Ngarmpring, he was a CEO and sports promoter, well known in the world of Thai soccer. Now, under her preferred new name of Pauline Ngarmpring, she’s pursuing a bid to become the country’s first transgender prime minister.

The 52-year-old is one of three candidates put forward …

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Pulwama 💥Attack: India🇮🇳 Will 'Completely Isolate' 🇵🇰Pakistan

India has said it will ensure the "complete isolation" of Pakistan after a suicide bomber killed 46 soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir. Federal Minister Arun Jaitley said India would take "all possible diplomatic steps" to cut Pakistan off from the international community. India accuses Pakistan of failing to act against the …

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China 🇨🇳Closes Its 🏔Everest Base Camp to Tourists

China has closed the base camp on its side of Mount Everest to visitors who don't have climbing permits. Authorities have resorted to the unusual move to deal with the mounting waste problem at the site. The ban means tourists can only go as far as a monastery slightly below …

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Brumadinho Dam Collapse: 8⃣ Arrests ⛓at 🇧🇷Brazil's Vale

Eight employees of the Brazilian mining giant Vale have been arrested as part of the criminal investigation into the breaking of a dam last month. The breaking of the Feijao dam, which was used to collect mining waste, killed at least 166 people in the town of Brumadinho. 147 are …

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Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi: Egyptian 🇪🇬President May Rule 👉Until 2034

Egypt's parliament has overwhelmingly voted to approve draft constitutional changes that could extend President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's time in office by another 12 years.

Mr Sisi is due to stand down in 2022 when his second four-year term ends.

But 485 of the country's 596 lawmakers voted on Thursday to …

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