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Liberian President George Weah gestures as he speaks with students as he visits the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, in Paris on February 20, 2018. FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP Liberia’s new President George Weah on Tuesday pledged to fight endemic...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 21st, 2018

Catholics should be wary of easy sex, drugs and money offered by “false prophets,” Pope Francis warned on Tuesday, in a message for Lent. Lent is a period of penance observed in the six weeks leading up to Easter, the most important feast...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 6th, 2018

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said it was concerned that three television stations remained suspended for the third day on Friday in Kenya. The suspension came after the Kenyan Government’s accused them of “complicity”...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 3rd, 2018

Pope Francis said on Tuesday he would send to Chile a top aide to review evidence against a local bishop, Juan Barros, suspected of protecting a notorious child-abusing priest. The controversy overshadowed the pontiff’s recent trip to Chile,...

By METRO DAILY on Jan 30th, 2018

The United States government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. According to Associated Press, last-minute...

By METRO DAILY on Jan 20th, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump “got the message” on the strength of opposition to his planned visit to Britain, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday after Trump said he had cancelled the trip. Khan said: “many Londoners have made it clear...

By METRO DAILY on Jan 12th, 2018

Pope Francis on Wednesday ordered the Vatican takeover of an elite Catholic society in Peru whose founder is accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the group. The move, according to a statement that was released...

By METRO DAILY on Jan 10th, 2018

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has voiced “deep regret” over Israel’s decision to withdraw from the agency. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, while expressing the regret, said she was convinced...

By METRO DAILY on Dec 30th, 2017

Former President Barack Obama and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton retained their titles among U.S. adults as the most admired man and woman anywhere in the world in 2017 for the tenth consecutive year. Àccording to a poll by the...

By METRO DAILY on Dec 28th, 2017

Following consultations with the Executive Board of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Friday the appointment of Henrietta Fore of the U.S. as the Fund’s new Executive Director. Guterres, in...

By METRO DAILY on Dec 23rd, 2017