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Alan Sugar Blasted For ‘Racist’ Tweet Comparing Senegal World Cup Team To Street Traders

Lord Alan Sugar, the businessman once at the helm of the UK version of ‘The Apprentice’ TV show, has been condemned online for posting a controversial tweet about the Senegal World Cup team.

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10 Killed In Mine Collapse In Zambia

LUSAKA (Zambia) -- At least 10 small scale miners have been confirmed dead while seven others injured when a mine collapsed on them, police said on Wednesday.

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Liberation Of Hodeidah Starts Ending Yemen War, Says UAE Official

Anwar Gargash.

DUBAI -- The liberation of the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah from Houthis has started the process of ending the Yemen war, said UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Wednesday, reported Xinhua.

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Pakistan President Urges Int'l Community To Join Hands On Water Challenges

 President Mamnoon Hussain.

DUSHANBE (Tajikistan) -- Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday highlighted the importance of water in human life and called upon the international community to join hands in striving to end poverty, provision of quality healthcare and sustainable development across the globe.

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Australia "Disappointed" By US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

 Julie Bishop.

SYDNEY -- Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop spoke out on Wednesday about the United State's decision to turn their backs on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Xinhua reported.

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Security Forces Gun Down Armed Man In Pattani

PATTANI – Thailand security forces shot dead a member of an armed group during a shootout at a house in Kapo district early today.

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S. Korea Participates In UN Space Meeting

SEOUL -- South Korea is taking part in the first global United Nations space summit of the 21st century to discuss global cooperation in the future of space activities, Yonghap news agency reported, quoting government officials Wednesday.

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Japanese Fans Keep "DJ Police" Busy In Shibuya Following Shock Victory Over Colombia In World Cup

TOKYO -- World Cup fever finally struck Japan with vengeance Tuesday night following the Samurai Blue's surprising victory over much higher ranked Colombia in Japan's opening game in the tournament.

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UK Culture Secretary Says Schools Should Ban Mobile Phones

Children should be banned from using their mobile phones at school, the culture secretary has said.

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South Korea Leader Urges Denuclearization Steps From North

BEIJING — South Korea’s president on Wednesday urged Pyongyang to show a plan for concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to Beijing to discuss the outcome of his summit with President Donald Trump.

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