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Ramaphosa wraps up Brics summit

Ramaphosa wraps up Brics summit

China is South Africa's biggest trading partner. Xi held talks with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria on the eve of the gathering, saying that "the Johannesburg summit has special significance for BRICS cooperation in the new circumstances".



Russia’s Putin says he invited Trump to Moscow

Be my guest. He has such an invitation, I told him that", Mr. Putin said at a press conference in South Africa, where he is attending an economic conference. Veselnitskaya had said she was offering information about rival Hillary Clinton from the Russian government aimed at helping Trump to victory. Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told Reuters that it seemed likely a second meeting would happen at an global event both leaders would attend.


Facebook Temporarily Bans Alex Jones Over Video Posts

Facebook Temporarily Bans Alex Jones Over Video Posts

It was not clear if YouTube and Facebook removed the same videos. Jones had been warned by Facebook before; these latest complaints were the last straw that led to the 30-day suspension. The parents of two children who died in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting sued Jones for defamation in April, accusing him and InfoWars of engaging in a campaign of "false, cruel, and unsafe assertions".


British police charge five men for suspected acid attack on 3 YO

British police charge five men for suspected acid attack on 3 YO

The incident occurred at a home goods store in the city of Worcester, about 100 miles northwest of London, at about 2:15 p.m. local time Saturday. The young boy was treated by paramedics at the scene for serious burns to his arm and face before he was taken to hospital.


Laos dam disaster kills 17, several others missing

Laos dam disaster kills 17, several others missing

According to the Laos News Agency , the flooding has killed several people, however, an official toll has not been established. However, a government official speaking to Reuters from the capital, Vientiane , who asked not to be named, said, " Dozens are dead".


Israel sends troops to West Bank after Palestinian kills settler

Israel sends troops to West Bank after Palestinian kills settler

Clashes broke out between young Palestinians and soldiers firing teargas during the raid. Israeli soldiers along the Gaza fence came under fire Wednesday evening, the Israeli army said in a statement. The European Union condemned the attack, branding it "barbaric". "Yet another barbaric attack tonight". Two infantry battalions were deployed in the West Bank in response to the incident, the IDF said.