Category: World News

British Woman Charged With Murdering Husband In Malaysia

British Woman Charged With Murdering Husband In Malaysia A British woman was Tuesday charged with murdering her husband on the Malaysian holiday island of Langkawi, with her lawyer saying that the suspect felt “overwhelmed”. Samantha Jones, 51, appeared in court on the island accused of killing John William Jones, who was found with a stab […]

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Tanzania billionaire has been kidnap

Police in Tanzania say kidnapped billionaire Mohammed Dewji was taken by men driving a car that had arrived from “a neighbouring country”, news agency Reuters reports. Police Inspector General Simon Sirro declined to say which country the car came from, saying he did not want to cause a diplomatic row. However, he said the owner […]

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Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates is dead

Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s and later went on to become an investor, philanthropist and sports team owner, died yesterday after his latest battle with cancer at age 65. In recent years, Allen was known as the owner of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers, […]

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Egypt ranked as the safest country in Africa

Egypt has been ranked the safest country in Africa – coming higher than both the UK and US – according to a new poll. The Gallup Global Law and Order report placed the North African country at 16 out of 135 countries on its annual list, which measures people’s sense of personal security and their […]

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Uganda’s government buys six planes

Uganda’s government has bought six planes to revive the national carrier following its liquidation in 2001. Works and Transport minister Monica Azuba-Ntege said on Wednesday that the government has made the initial deposit of around 1.2 million Dollars for the six passenger planes. They are expected to buy four Bombardier CRJ900 passenger jets and two […]

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Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim has been freed from jail

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has been freed from jail, saying the opposition’s election victory was “a new dawn” for Malaysia. Once seen as a future leader, he was jailed on sodomy and corruption charges after falling out with the government. Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad sought a pardon for Mr Anwar, which was granted […]

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