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Tanzania opposition rejects presidential election result, wants fresh vote

Tanzania’s two leading opposition parties said on Saturday they would not recognise the results of a presidential election that handed incumbent John Magufuli a second five-year term, reports Reuters. On...

  Asia / South Asia

Thai students protest as King Vajiralongkorn to lead graduation ceremony

Some students at Thailand’s Thammasat University posed with cardboard cutouts of well-known critics of the monarchy on Saturday in a protest as King Maha Vajiralongkorn was to present degrees amid growing calls for royal reform. Youth and student-led demonstrations that began in July by demanding the ousting of former junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister have increasingly called for...

In safe Singapore's 'cursed' town, ghosts and odd happenings

With a torch in one hand and an electromagnetic metre in the other, paranormal investigator Charles Goh scours some shrub land in suburban Singapore, looking for hidden graves that could give clues to a ghostly encounter he had three decades ago. Goh's investigations have led him to the residential neighbourhood of Yishun, an area little visited by tourists that has...

  Americas

Canada to receive over 1.2 million immigrants in three years

Canada plans to bring in more than 1.2 million new immigrants over the next three years as the country tries to fill gaps in its labour market and boost the economy, both hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Canadian Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said the federal government aims to accept...

  Europe

  Europe