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LOVE-SO-TRUE: UK granny, 81, dying to reunite with her 36-year-old Egyptian lover

Iris Jones, 81, from Somerset, flew to Egypt where she married Mohamed Ahmed Ibriham in November after meeting on Facebook last year - but they've since spent weeks apart as he remains in his homeland. The loved-up gran shared a GIF (an animated image) online which showed a love heart formed out of rose petals, and tagging her Mohamed, she wrote: "For … Continue reading LOVE-SO-TRUE: UK granny, 81, dying to reunite with her 36-year-old Egyptian lover

Should Macron apologize to Algeria for colonial abuses?

French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology for colonial abuses in Algeria, his office said on Wednesday. There will be “no repentance nor apologies” for the occupation of Algeria or the bloody eight-year war that ended French rule, Macron’s office said, adding that the president would instead take part in “symbolic … Continue reading Should Macron apologize to Algeria for colonial abuses?

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Read Pompeo’s farewell tweet as Secretary of State

As US President Donald Trump's administration comes to an end on Wednesday, Michael Pompeo bid farewell as the Secretary of State and thanked the American people for their support and kindness. In a tweet, Pompeo said that it was his 1000th day as America's 70th Secretary of State, adding that each day was a privilege … Continue reading Read Pompeo’s farewell tweet as Secretary of State

Nearly 3,500 medics assisting Shijiazhuang in fight against COVID-19

A total of 3,470 medical workers from across China have been dispatched to Shijiazhuang, capital of Hebei Province, to assist in containing the latest COVID-19 resurgence, local authorities said Wednesday. Of the total, 1,231 workers are from outside the province, Xinhua News confirms. All the dispatched medics will carry out work in fields including epidemiological … Continue reading Nearly 3,500 medics assisting Shijiazhuang in fight against COVID-19

U.S. stocks rise as Trump exits the White House

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, the last day of Donald Trump's presidency. It was a fitting farewell as numerous records were set during the Trump era, many of them since the devastating pandemic which has taken hundreds of thousands of lives, and smashed the economy. Halliburton shares, technology stock were in demand, as were leading … Continue reading U.S. stocks rise as Trump exits the White House

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Qatar and Egypt agree to resume diplomatic relations

Egypt has agreed to resume diplomatic relations with Qatar, the Egyptian foreign ministry said. “The Arab Republic of Egypt and the state of Qatar has exchanged two official notes today, January 20, according to which the two countries agreed to resume diplomatic relations,” the statement on Wednesday said. On Monday, the first direct flight between … Continue reading Qatar and Egypt agree to resume diplomatic relations

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Has Trump destroyed his political future?

After failing to overturn results of the 2020 Presidential Election, former POTUS, Donald Trump has left the White House for Joe Biden. But Trump's defiant campaign of misinformation also left an indelible mark on his political future. Rioters egged on by the president breached the US Capitol as Congress met to certify Biden’s victory on … Continue reading Has Trump destroyed his political future?

Trump has left the White House

United States President Donald Trump has left the White House. Trump boarded the presidential helicopter Marine One at 8:20am (13:20 GMT) on Wednesday, Aljazeera reports. He briefly spoke to reporters calling his term the ‘honour of a lifetime’ and an ‘amazing four years’ before boarding the helicopter en-route to a farewell ceremony at Joint Base … Continue reading Trump has left the White House

The Black Vault attacks CIA, releases confidential UFO documents

"Unidentified flying objects" are definitely a thing, but do they have alien origins? I'm on the side of the skeptics, but there are plenty of true believers and UFO-curious folks eager for official information from the government.  Thanks to The Black Vault, an online archive of declassified government documents, you can now dig through a massive trove … Continue reading The Black Vault attacks CIA, releases confidential UFO documents

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Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration

The 59th inaugural ceremony will be held on Jan. 20 -- just three days away -- at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. The event will swear in President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Due to surging COVID-19 cases, the Jan. 6 attack by President Donald Trump's supporters on the US Capitol and the refusal of Trump himself to … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration