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Post-Brexit UK to remain as a global power: Envoy

The United Kingdom's decision to quit the European Union will not change her status as a global power and her ambitions in foreign policy, a high-ranking British diplomat has said, stressing that British diplomacy is preparing for the new era by re-focusing on the kingdom's ties with its traditional allies, like Turkey, and the 52-member Commonwealth.

More than 80 People Kidnapped in Cameroon

More than 80 people, mostly children, were kidnapped from a school in the city of Bamenda in western Cameroon early on Monday, government and military sources said, reports Reuters. 

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the abduction in the English-speaking region where separatists are fighting to form a breakaway state.

#DiplomaticCentennial/ Romania's Ambassador in Islamabad Goia: "Unfortunately, negative aspects regarding Pakistan are exaggerated"

"Unfortunately (...) the negative tints regarding Pakistan are exaggerated, which has the unpleasant consequence of creating some reservations at the level of the Romanian business community in connection with the security of some possible businesses or cooperation projects with Pakistani companies," Ambassador of Romania in Islamabad Niculaie Goia said in an interview with AGERPRES, underscori

Kipkorir decides to focus on Athens Marathon, targeting the podium

Kenya's champion Brimin Kipkorir has withdrawn from Sunday's Nairobi International Marathon and will instead compete at the more lucrative Athens Marathon on November 11.

Kipkorir, who clocked a time of 2:12.39 in winning last year's event, said he has been forced to choose between the two races and believes he has more to prove in Greece.