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Argentina ex-leader Kirchner to be tried for corruption

GBnews 24 desk// Former Argentina president Cristina Kirchner, who has been accused of receiving tens of millions of dollars in bribes during her term in office, will go on trial for corruption, a federal court confirmed on Thursday.…

Court rejects Trump asylum ban on illegal migrants

GBnews 24 desk// The US Supreme Court has ruled against the Trump administration's policy to deny asylum to any migrants crossing the US-Mexico border illegally. The top court rejected the policy 5-4, with Chief Justice John Roberts…

Belgian PM submits resignation amid migration row

GBnews 24 desk// Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has offered his resignation just days after one of his main coalition partners quit in a row over migration. Mr Michel lost the backing of the nationalist New Flemish Alliance…

Trump’s troubled charity foundation to shut down

GBnews 24 desk// US President Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation has agreed to close down amid allegations that he and others illegally misused its funds. The move was announced by the Attorney General of New York State,…

Sri Lanka reinstates ousted PM, ending power struggle

GBnews 24 desk// Sri Lanka's president on Sunday reappointed as prime minister the same man he sacked from the job nearly two months ago, ending a power struggle that paralysed the island nation. Ranil Wickremesinghe, whose shock…

42 injured in Japan restaurant blast

GBnews 24 desk// A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 42 people were injured in the explosion, with one of them in a serious condition, reports BBC. The cause…

Trump names new acting chief of staff

GBnews 24 desk// US President Donald Trump has named Mick Mulvaney, the director of the office of management and budget, as acting White House chief of staff. Mulvaney, 51, replaces General John Kelly, who is leaving by the end of the…