InterVarsity Christian Fellowship filed a federal lawsuit against Wayne State University on Tuesday after it was derecognized as an official student group by the Michigan public school because of a policy requiring its leaders to be Christian.

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Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were deliberately poisoned by a nerve agent in England over the weekend, UK police said Wednesday.

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Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for patience in transforming the country’s economy as he marked his first 100 days in office this past weekend.

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Botswana has urged the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, to step down.

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The announcement Sunday that China will drop term limits on the presidency clears the way for Xi Jinping to rule the country indefinitely.

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Given an opportunity to speak with President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Wole Soyinka would tell him: “Mr. President, I think you are under a trance.” The Nobel Laureate said this, yesterday, during a press conference titled: “Nomads and Nation: Valentine Card or Valedictory Rites” at Freedom Park, Lagos.

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Israeli police are calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be charged over alleged bribery cases.

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South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a televised statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect but said he disagreed with his ANC party's decision.

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Senior leaders of British aid organization Oxfam are to meet government officials Monday amid warnings it could lose public funding over allegations its staff hired prostitutes in Haiti.

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The Chinese government says it is ready to support a plan by the African Union (AU) to establish a representational office in its capital, Beijing.

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A Russian passenger plane has crashed after leaving Moscow's Domodedovo airport with 71 people on board.

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