Google to promote original reporting with algorithm change

Original reporting will be highlighted in Google’s search results, the company said as it announced changes to its algorithm. The world’s largest search engine has come under increasing criticism from media outlets, mainly because of its algorithms — a set of instructions followed by computers — that newspapers have often blamed for plummeting online traffic […]

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Chinese Pastor Preached To Over 1,000 People In North Korea Before Being Executed

“Pastor Han gave his life, but he gave hope to me and to many other North Koreans,” Sang-chul said. “And despite the ever-present danger, many of us will continue to share the message that God is real.” Pastor Han Chung-Ryeol, a pastor who ministered on the China-North Korea border and shared the gospel of Jesus […]

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Foreign students can now work in UK after graduation —Boris Johnson

The British Government has said that international students will henceforth be able to stay and work in the UK after graduating. This is a huge boost to a policy that had previously restricted the period to four months. There will be no cap on the number of students who can apply, as those with student […]

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Trump calls off secret summit, talks with Taliban after attack killed US soldier

US President Donald Trump said he had called off a secret summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan’s leader, abruptly slamming the door on a year of diplomacy to end America’s longest war. In a Saturday evening bombshell, Trump said that he had planned unprecedented, albeit separate, talks with the two sides Sunday in Camp David, […]

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Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe dies at 95

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 17, 2017, Zimbabwe’s then President Robert Mugabe delivers a speech during a graduation ceremony at the Zimbabwe Open University in Harare, where he presides as the Chancellor. – Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe has died aged 95 according to official on September 6, 2019. (Photo by Jekesai NJIKIZANA […]

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Group gives UK, Irish govts 21 days to reverse $9.6bn judgment

A Coalition of Civil Society Groups, on Tuesday, continued its protest to the British High Commission and the Embassy of Ireland in Abuja over the award of a $9.6bn fine against Nigeria by a United Kingdom court following a botched oil deal with an Irish firm, Process & Industrial Developments Ltd. Addressing the protesters at […]

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End Violence and killings Now: UN Warns Nigerian Govt.

“The deadly attacks rocking Nigeria could have a ripple effect throughout the region,” UN special rapporteur. The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings has condemned the rising violence and insecurity across Nigeria and a “lack of accountability” for perpetrators. Ms. Agnes Callamard, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, called on the […]

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We Are Not In A Hurry, But An Attack Will Come – Hezbollah Threatens Israel

Despite Hezbollah’s reluctance to go to war with Israel, their latest threat demonstrates how high tensions are in the region. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said the terror group is in no hurry to launch a “calculated strike” against Israel, but that isn’t stopping the Israel Defense Forces from taking every precaution against a possible assault […]

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Village divided over Trump ‘statue of liberty’

Amid the idyllic calm of a sleepy corner of northern Slovenia, the unlikeliest of disturbances intrudes — an irate villager on a tractor ploughing into a huge effigy of US President Donald Trump. The scene, witnessed by AFP, unfolded this week in the village of Sela pri Kamniku, around 30 kilometres (20 miles) north of the […]

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