Monday , 26 September 2016


World news

Boko Haram And Chad Troops Clash, 11 Killed

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Eleven people died during cross-border clashes between Boko Haram insurgents and Chadian Troops. Four were Chadian soldiers while the other seven were Boko Haram militants. A security source said Sunday that the clashes erupted a day earlier after Boko Haram militants launched a raid from Nigeria on a Chadian military post near …

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You Could Have A Yahoo Account Without Even Knowing It

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Think you’re not affected by the massive hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts? Think again. Just because you don’t have a Yahoo email account doesn’t mean you’re off the hook.  There are plenty of other types of accounts that put users at risk. Play fantasy sports on Yahoo Sports? Post …

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Watch Popular Arsenal Fan, Kelechi Anyikude Dance Achikolo on Live TV

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Popular Arsenal fan, Kelechi Anyikude is once again in the spotlight after he was featured on Live TV dancing the achikolo steps after the Gunners trashed Chelsea yesterday at the Emirates. READ: 3 Things We Learned From Arsenal’s 3-0 Win Over Chelsea The Phd holder is a popular interviewee on Arsenal …

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President Buhari Returns To Nigeria From United Nations General Assembly

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President Buhari arrived Abuja today, September 25, after his participation at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Here are some photos from his engagement at the world event. Image credit: Bayo Omoboriowo

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World’s Largest Telescope Opens In China

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Operations have begun in China with the largest radio telescope in the world which was built to help better understand the origins of the universe and search for extraterrestrial life. China has been making progress to claim its mark in the space-tech industry. Just recently it launched it’s second space station. According to Xinhua News …

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Snapchat Unveils Video-Recording Glasses

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Snapchat is no longer Snapchat! Yes, it is now called Snap Inc., as it is no longer just an app. The company released a new product called Spectacles, a video recording sunglasses. Spectacles records video to upload to Snapchat’s Memories section. Snapchat announced its name change on Saturday in a blog post by its CEO and co-founder, …

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Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump For Presidency

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Republican party candiate, Ted Cruz has endorsed Republican party Presidential flagbearer, Donald Trump. “After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience, I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump,” Cruz wrote in a Facebook post. “A year …

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David Beckham goes shirtless for the #22kill push-up challenge (Photos)

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The former England captain goes shirtless in new photos he shared online. In the images shared via Instagram, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid player appeared shirtless, dressed in only his boxers for charity as he does the #22kill push-up challenge that has swept the Internet. ‘It’s for a …

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s son, Uzodinma pictured with former US President, Bill Clinton

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Uzodinma, son of Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was pictured in a photo (the guy with glasses) with former American President, Bill Clinton. The excited mum shared the photo via social media and wrote; “My son, Uzodinma Iweala, moderates session on final day of Clinton Global Initiative; Wednesday, Sept …

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US Passes Legislation Banning Cash Payments To Iran

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The United States of America House of Representatives approved a legislation late on Thursday to barr the US from making cash payments to Iran, it has been reported. The Republican-led house of reps passed the bill by a large margin of 254 votes to 163. The bill also requires Congress to be notified …

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Trump ‘Blames’ Drug Use For Violent Charlotte Protests

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Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump Thursday appeared to blame drug use in the inner cities for the violent protests rocking Charlotte, North Carolina. “And if you’re not aware, drugs are a very, very big factor in what you’re watching on television at night,” Trump ad libbed during a speech …

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Syria Haunts Me Constantly – Obama

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  President Barack Obama has admitted his inability to end Syria’s brutal civil war still haunts him, but insisted his refusal to put his hand on the scales was the right choice. In an interview with celebrated presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, published Wednesday, Obama cited Syria when asked about …

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Wedding Party Featuring A Heart-Shaped Meat Cake Thrown In Zoo For Lions

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Two lions were thrown a wedding party that included a heart-shaped meat cake by Bangladesh zoo keepers. The party was thrown in the hope of drawing much-needed visitors and encouraging the animals to mate. The wedding was between long-time resident and lioness Nova, and newcomer Lion Nabha at the Chittagong zoo in …

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Rapper Shawty Lo Dies In Car Crash

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Today is a sad day for the hip-hop community, as it has lost one of its own. Shawty Lo, 40, was reported to havedied in a single-car crash in the early hours of Wednesday morning. A spokesperson for the Fulton County Police Department, Georgia, USA, said authorities received a call around 2:20 AM alerting …

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Six-Year-Old Boy Writes Moving Letter To President Obama

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A six-year-old boy in New York wrote an emotional letter to President Barack Obama inviting a Syrian refugee to come and live with his family. Six-year-old Alex even recorded himself reading the letter to Obama and the President was kind enough to reply. The letter was prompted by a photo …

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What Obama Promised Buhari During Their Sideline Meeting in New York

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On the sideline of the 71st United Nations General Assembly holding in New York City, President Barack Obama has held talks with his Nigerian counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking to reporters after the meeting yesterday, Obama said he discussed ways of countering the Boko Haram militant group, while also lauding …

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Buhari Joins Other World Leaders to Adopt Declaration for Refugees, Migrants

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President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other world leaders to adopt the New York Declaration for refugees and migrants. The declaration, which took place on Monday night at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly shows the political will of world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save …

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19 Dead As Torrential Rain Causes Floods And Landslides In Java

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At least 19 villagers have been killed by floods and landslide triggered by torrential rains on the Indonesian island of Java, an official said Wednesday. 9 people are still missing in West Java’s Garut and Sumedang districts, said National Disaster Management Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. The worst-hit district was …

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Death Toll Hits 44 In D.R. Congo Political Protests – Human Rights Group

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At least 44 people – including 37 demonstrators and six police officers – have been reportedly killed in protests over Congolese President Joseph Kabila‘s perceived bid to extend his rule. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday that dozens of people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo as …

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Brazil’s Ex-President To Stand Trial For Corruption

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A former Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will face charges of corruption and money laundering over his alleged involvement in one of the most far-reaching corruption cases in Brazil. Several politicians have already been charged with receiving kickbacks from a scheme in the state-run oil company, Petrobras. 70-year old Lula …

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