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29 May 2019

Stories from 29 May 2019

Recent troubles rock the historical Kano Kingdom in northern Nigeria

The ancient Kingdom of Kano has thrived for centuries. Now, a political rivalry has led Kano's civilian governor to split the unified kingdom into five parts.

‘End of an era’ as Jamaica's former prime minister, Edward Seaga, dies

As complicated and divisive as he was beloved, there is no doubt that the late Edward Seaga left an indelible mark on Jamaican politics.

‘You can't run from the truth': Iconic art protests preface Kazakh presidential vote

A police state that once hungered after a shiny international image now seems resigned to painting itself as it really is.

In Myanmar, Buddhists offer white roses to Muslims during Ramadan

"There is no place for religious extremists in our country."