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Republican congressman George Santos has been charged with fraud, money laundering and theft of public funds, in a 13-count federal indictment.   The New York representative turned himself in to authorities o this Wednesday, as news of the charges emerged. 34-year-old Santos has been plagued by scandal since he took office in January and much […]

In what is believed to be only a miracle, two babies have been rescued floating near the shores of Lake Kivu days after floods killed more than 400 people in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Their parents have died but the community is in touch with people who can raise them, […]

A Kenyan magistrate has ordered the leader of a doomsday cult, Paul Nthenge Mackenzie to remain in custody for a further 30 days.   This is to allow the police continue investigations into the deaths of more than 100 of his followers. The founder of Good News International Church is alleged to have encouraged them […]

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 60 rockets towards Israel, after the Israeli military said it carried out a series of air strikes on Islamic Jihad rocket launchers.   This comes a day after 15 people in Gaza were killed in Israeli air strikes, including three Islamic Jihad leaders. Islamic Jihad […]

Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges a day after his arrest sparked nationwide protests. There is tight security at the police guesthouse where he is being detained, which is also serving as a courtroom. It is the first of dozens of cases against him in which he has […]

Two worshippers and two security guards have been killed in a gun attack near Africa’s oldest synagogue, on the Tunisian island of Djerba. The attack took place during an annual pilgrimage to the island, which attracts thousands of Jewish visitors from Europe and Israel and is seen as a rare instance of Jewish partnership with […]

A teenage boy has gone missing in a cave system amid widespread flooding in New Zealand’s Auckland region. He was among 15 students and two teachers who had gone to Abbey Caves,a series of three underground caves. The rest of the group was initially trapped but made it out safely. New Zealand’s largest city has […]

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been arrested outside the High Court in the capital Islamabad. The security forces have tried to detain him on a number of previous occasions at his Lahore residence, but were blocked by his supporters. Khan was appearing in court on charges of corruption, which he says are politically […]

At least 13 Palestinians, including three commanders of the militant group Islamic Jihad, have been killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip. The latest strikes took place in the early hours of Tuesday, when 40 Israeli warplanes and helicopters attacked in several waves across Gaza, hitting homes and causing panic among residents. The […]

China has expelled Canada’s consul in Shanghai in retaliation for Ottawa sending home a Chinese diplomat accused of trying to intimidate a Canadian MP. On Monday, Canada declared China’s diplomat Zhao Wei “persona non grata” and ordered her to leave the country.   In response, China this Tuesday ordered the removal of Jennifer Lynn Lalonde, […]

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