Friday , 30 September 2016


World news

African Immigrants Deported From Yemen

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Authorities in middle-eastern country Yemen have announced that they have begun the deportation of 220 illegal African immigrants, mostly Ethiopians residing in Aden. Yemen is currently in war between Houthi rebels and government forces, and it was reported that dozens of African mercenaries have been brought in by the Houthis. However, It not yet …

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Blackberry to stop building phones

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According to the company’s CEO John Chen in their latest financial report, “the company plans to end all internal  hardware development and will outsource that function to partners, this decision is said to be because of the 31.8 percent fall in revenue in the second quarter of the financial year. …

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‘Game of Thrones’ stars arrive Ireland for Season 7 shooting

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The shooting of the highly anticipated season 7 of Games of thrones is well underway as cast members of the hit TV show have been spotted in Belfast, Ireland — the place they do a large bulk of the filming each year. Although, it may be eight long months before …

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Why Arsenal Will Wear Yellow Strip at Tonight’s Champions League Match Against FC Basel

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Later tonight, Arsenal will face FC Basel wearing their unfamiliar yellow away kit in Wednesday’s Champions League group stage match due to their home kit clashing with the visitors’ away shirt, as reported by the Evening Standard. UEFA have deemed it necessary to order the Gunners to wear the changed …

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Plummeting Sales Forces Blackberry To Stop Phone Production

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BlackBerry, the Canadian firm that helped pioneer the smartphone market, said Wednesday it will stop making handsets, outsourcing production to an Indonesian partner. Handsets with the BlackBerry name will be produced under license by PT Tiphone Mobile Indonesia Tbk, allowing the Canadian firm to concentrate on software and services, a …

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Serena Williams speaks up on Police brutality

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Amid a wave of anti-police brutality protests in the US by athletes triggered by Colin Kaepernick, tennis player and Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams took to her Facebook page to say she won’t be silent the killing of black men by police officers. She posted on Facebook on Tuesday say …

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6 Things You Should Know About Alfred Olango, Unarmed Black Man Shot In El Cajon

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Barely two weeks after an unarmed black man was shot and killed by Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Police in the US are in the news again. Terrence Crutcher was shot and killed despite a video showing him putting his arms up. The officer who shot and killed him, Betty …

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Nigerian Asylum Seeker Receives £2,500 For Unlawful Detention

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Bolaji Femi Jayeola, an asylum seeker from Nigeria is set to receive £2,500 in damages after a judge concluded he had been unlawfully detained by immigration officials for two days. Mr Jayeola had taken High Court action against Home Office ministers after claiming that he had been wrongly held in immigration detention in …

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Ghana Party Petitions Against Rawlings Over Abacha $5m ‘Gift’

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  Ghanaian political party Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) has signed a petition against former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings over an alleged $5 million gift he received from late Nigerian Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha back in 1998. GCPP petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in Ghana to launch an …

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Saudi Arabia’s King Cuts Ministers’ Salaries by 20 per cent

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday, September 26, slashed salaries of cabinet ministers’ by 20 percent and reduced other state officials’ benefits as the Kingdom continues to battle with lower oil revenues. According to the royal decree which announced the measures, all 160 members of the Shura Council, will see …

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Two Soldiers Poison, Attack Sleeping Thirteen Fellow Troops

Birth of Afghan army is British exit strategy In the mountainous outskirts of the Afghan capital, on a vast exercise area littered with rusting Soviet-era tanks and derelict buildings, British infantry commander Lieutenant Colonel Nick Ilic explains why training the Afghan National Army is crucial to British success in Afghanistan: †It is absolutely fundamental we get this right. This is our exit strategy. The guys down south in Helmand and elsewhere are holding the line, creating a safe environment for us to train the Afghan National Army (ANA) to the right standard and quality so they can take on the fight when they‚re ready.British, American and other NATO soldiers are working together to train and mentor thousands of ANA soldiers each month at the flagship Military Training Centre, Kabul (KMTC).

Thirteen Afghan army soldiers were killed in their sleep after two fellow soldiers poisoned them and later opened fire on them in Afghanistan’s embattled northern Kunduz province, officials said on Tuesday. Gen. Dawlat Wazir, the spokesman for the ministry of defence said the ministry has launched an investigation into the …

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Here’s Why #TrumpWon Is Trending

#TrumpWon is trending!

The US Presidential debate on Monday night captured the attention of the and several hours later, we’re still talking about it! If you missed it, you can catch all the highlights here. Donald Trump faced off with Democratic Party candidate, Hillary Clinton on Monday night and many polls showed Hillary …

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Bomb Blasts In Baghdad Leaves 15 Dead

Multiple bomb blasts in Baghdad leave 15 people dead

At least 15 people are feared dead following bombs blast in Baghdad on Tuesday. A lone suicide bomber detonated an explosive device on a street in the Jadida neighbourhood. Tuesday’s attack comes just two days after a similar attack on Sunday which left six people dead. There has been no immediate claim …

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Bongo Sworn In As Gabon’s President For Second Term

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Ali Bongo, 57, has been sworn in as Gabon’s president for a second seven-year term. This comes three days after his election victory was controversially validated by the Constitutional Court following allegations of fraud. Bongo’s victory in the August 27 vote was confirmed on Saturday by the country’s top court, which …

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Ford Debunks Donald Trump’s Claim About Shipping Jobs Abroad

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In his opening remarks during last night presidential debate, Republican candidate Donald Trump cited Ford Motor Company as one of the companies shipping U.S. jobs to Mexico. “So Ford is leaving. You see that their small car division [is] leaving. Thousands of jobs leaving Michigan, leaving Ohio. They’re all leaving. …

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44 Injured In New Jersey Bus Collision

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44 people have been reported injured after two New Jersey Transit buses collided in a Tunnel. Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said the crash occurred in the morning rush hour in the tunnel’s centre tube. He said the injuries are not considered life-threatening, with the most serious being a broken jaw. …

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70 Migrants Returned To Turkey By Greece

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70 migrants have been sent from the island of Lesbos to Turkey by Greek authorities under an agreement between Turkey and the European Union. The Greek Ministry of Public Security said: “51 Pakistanis, 9 Sri Lankans, 7 Algerians, a Turk, a Moroccan and an Afghan have been returned to Turkey.” Three of those sent …

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Polls Suggest Hillary Clinton Won US Presidential Debate

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The first US Presidential debate of 2016 has come and gone but it dominates the front pages around the world. Hillary Clinton faced off with her Republican rival, Donald Trump for the first of three debates in the race to the White House. You can read all the talking points …

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4 Takeaways From The 1st 2016 US Presidential Debate

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Democratic Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton faced off with her Republican rival, Donald Trump in the first US Presidential debate of 2016. The debate was hosted by NBC reporter, Lester Holt and it witnessed some real moments of tension and drama. Here are four of the most important takeaways from the …

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Watch The Trailer For Kiefer Sutherland’s New Thriller ‘Designated Survivor’

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Kiefer Sutherland returns to our screen for the new ABC thriller “Designated Survivor.” The ’24’ actor will star as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who is appointed president of the United States after an attack on the capitol during the State of the Union address. Designated Survivor is an …

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