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Sworn in early on Monday, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud becomes the first Somali president to win a second term. He has vowed to transform the troubled Horn of Africa nation into "a peaceful country that is at peace with the world." Somalia's new president is a former academic and peace activist whose first administration was dogged by claims of corruption and infighting.Sworn in after midnight on Sunday following a marathon vote by lawmakers, Mohamud will inherit several challenges from his predecessor
Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from Mariupol steelworks arrive in Russian-controlled town
EU foreign ministers failed on Monday in their effort to pressure Hungary to lift its veto of a proposed oil embargo on Russia, with Lithuania saying the bloc was being "held hostage by one member state". The ban on crude imports proposed by the European Commission in early May would be its harshest sanction yet in response to Moscow's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine and includes carve-outs for EU states most dependent on Russian oil. Germany, the European Union's biggest economy and a major buyer of Russian energy, said it wanted a deal to authorise the oil embargo, which it suggested could last for years.
<strong>Exclusive: </strong>In one case, a 14-year-old Afghan boy alone in a refugee camp in Europe must wait up to four months to join his brother in the UK
The German Chancellor has been accused of indecision over the war in Ukraine.
It's been six months since President Joe Biden signed his $1 trillion infrastructure package into law
Liam Gallagher says he doesn't like his brother Noel
The 20th anniversary of the storied intentional sinking of a former Naval ship to become an artificial reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is being celebrated in Key Largo
Oxford University museums scooped up two wins.
This is the heart-stopping moment a group of carefree children played on the roof of a 13-story building in China.
A POPULAR Wetherspoon pub in Dartford is set to reopen after a major refurbishment.
Police in Tallahassee, Florida, made a DUI arrest after they said a Ford Mustang “traveled up” a power pole on Saturday, May 14.The City of Tallahassee Police Department posted this video showing the scene to Facebook.The driver can be heard saying: “Was out with my friends at the Rez, went up the curb, and wound up there.” He adds, “it sucks.” Credit: City of Tallahassee Police Department via Storyful
Huge tunnel connecting Mexico and US uncovered in drugs bust
Sweden will apply for membership in NATO, Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson says, reversing two centuries of military non-alignment.
Nearly £5 billion might be lost to fraud and error in the Covid support schemes for businesses.
Coders were challenged to programme the dogs to perform tasks including a 50-metre sprint, a gymnastics routine and problem solving.
The once popular destination of Odesa has seen tourist numbers dwindle since 2014. Will the war be the end of tourism forever?
RADICAL policies proposed for the capital may never see the light of day after the SNP blamed Anas Sarwar for a failure to form a majority council coalition.
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The prince’s tour of Canada will be his 19th visit to the country and the duchess’s fifth.