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World

3 Apr
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 percent of votes, official results showed yesterday. However, despite efforts to get as many Egyptians as possible to polling stations during...
2 Apr
Haitian voodoo followers marked one of the holiest days of their religious calendar with a traditional ceremony on Easter yesterday. Hundreds of believers gathered where they expressed their devotion to their...
2 Apr
Voters in Costa Rica went to the polls yesterday for a runoff on whether to elect the conservative Christian singer. The candidate is best known for religious dance songs and ballads. He faces the centre-left...
2 Apr
In Mexico's troubled state of Veracruz, at least seven police officers died yesterday during an operation inside a prison, local authorities said. Authorities said the officers entered the detention centre...
2 Apr
The U.S. federal government is proposing to collect social media identities from visa applicants. The proposal would require most immigrant and non-immigrant visa applicants to list all social media identities...
2 Apr
Mexico's presidential front-runner launched his campaign close to the U.S. border yesterday. The candidate spoke about the wall that U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to put up between the countries. He...
2 Apr
Elias, the new language teacher in a school in southern Finland, has endless patience for repetition. Elias never makes a pupil feel embarrassed for asking a question and can even do the "Gangnam Style,...
1 Apr
Land spouts were seen over Hawaii's Kilauea volcano March 29.  The land spouts were the result of intense wind and high humidity in the area, Big Island Video News reported. The swirling columns of ash...
1 Apr
A Kenyan government official said on yesterday that anyone caught possessing ivory should be sentenced to life in prison. His comment came after a headstone was unveiled for the world's last male northern...
1 Apr
Polls closed in Sierra Leone's presidential run-off yesterday. The voters appeared to turn out in lower numbers than in the first round on March 7.The poll had been delayed from March 27 over allegations of...

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