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President Trump expected to call for more pressure on North K

US President Donald Trump is expected to demand for increased international pressure on North Korea over its continued pursuit of a nuclear weapons programme when he addresses the United Nations General Assembly later today – Tuesday September 19th, 2017.

Missile test: U.S. says North Korea threatens whole world

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programs.

Child suicide bomber kills 5 in Cameroon Mosque

A girl with a bomb strapped to her walked into a mosque in northern Cameroon where it exploded, killing five worshippers in an attack bearing the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, authorities said.

The surprising place where cash is going extinct

Half a dozen men crowd round one of the many small colourful wooden shacks off a main street in Hargeisa, Somaliland, shouting and arguing over the quality of khat – a mild narcotic that has been likened to both coffee and cocaine – that they’ve just been hastily handed by the vendor.

Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslims

Tunisia has overturned a law that banned women from marrying non-Muslims.

A spokeswoman for President Beji Caid Essebsi made the announcement and congratulated women on gaining "the freedom to choose one's spouse".