Sunday , 11 December 2016

World news

UN Security Council Insists Jammeh Must Step Down

Yahya Jammeh, President of Gambia

The United Nations Security Council has insisted that Gambia’s incumbent President,Yahya Jammeh must step down after he lost last week’s Presidential elections. Yahya Jammeh who has ruled The Gambia for twenty-two years lost the Presidential election to the opposition candidate, Adama Barrow. Jammeh initially accepted the results of the election …

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29 People Confirmed Dead In Attack On Besiktas Stadium


A bomb blast just outside a stadium in Istanbul has left 29 people dead and at least 120 injured. The twin blasts came just after a match between top-division teams Besiktas and Bursaspor at Besiktas’ home stadium. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, which is the latest …

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Venezuela Seizes Christmas Toys To Distribute To Poor


Authorities in Venezuela have confiscated almost 4 million toys from Kreisel, one of Venezuela’s leading distributors, for hiking up prices and hoarding products, the National Superintendence for the Defense of Socioeconomic Rights (SUNDDE) said. The Venezuelan government said the toys will be distributed to the poor. SUNDDE said on Twitter that …

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Chelsea Stars Scoop Premier League Awards


Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has picked up the manager of the month award for the second time this season. The Italian tacticain has led the Blues to the top of the table and was perfect during November, beating Everton, Middlesbrough and Tottenham. In all, Chelsea scoop three Premier League awards …

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Alexis Sanchez’s Agent Demands £400,000 per week wages

Arsenal New Signing Sanchez is the Major Acquisition in the Premier League This Summer, After Penning a Long-Term Deal Worth £35m at the Emirate.

Yesterday, the British media revealed the major problem in Alexis Sanchez contract stand-off with the Gunners. According to the report, the Chilean is being offered a staggering £400,000-a-week to move to China – a wage bill Arsenal cannot come anywhere near to match. There is a growing concern the Chile …

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What You Never Knew About the U.S. Secret Service


Did you know, the Secret Service was created by then President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865? Did you also know, the 16th president of the United States did not live to see the agency grow as he was shot while attending the theater later that day? However, not many …

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Trump Closes Companies Tied To Saudi Arabia


President-elect of the United States of America Donald Trump has shut down at least nine of his companies since the November 8 election, including four that were allegedly connected to a business venture in Saudi Arabia. The New York businessman closed the companies days after winning the US presidential elections, The Associated …

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CIA Says Russia Interfered With US Elections To Aid Trump Victory


The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded that Russia tried to help elect Donald Trump president of the United States, Washington Post reports. US officials told leading newspapers that US intelligence agencies believe Russia acted covertly to boost Trump in the election race. A report in the New York Times says the …

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US Condemns Jammeh’s Call For Fresh Elections

Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh, President of the Republic of the Gambia, addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York

The United States of America has condemned President Yahya Jammeh’s rejection of the result of the Gambian Presidential election held last week. Jammeh who has ruled Gambia for twenty-two years lost the election to the opposition candidate, Adama Barrow and initially conceded defeat. However, in a shocking turnaround, Jammeh has …

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Watch: Senator Ben Murray-Bruce Recounts How He lost millions of dollars on Forbes Africa TV


Chairman of Silverbird Group and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ben Murray-Bruce takes the hot seat this month on yet another nail biting episode of the Forbes Africa TV show, My worst day with Peace Hyde. Find out how an ordinary day, turned into one of the most …

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South Korea’s Parliament Votes To Impeach President Park Geun-hye


Weeks after millions of South Koreans took to the streets to demand her resignation, President Park Geun Hye has been impeached by South Korea’s Parliament on Friday morning. President Park ran into trobled waters following revelations that her close friend exercised remarkable powers with her knowledge. Her confidante’s powers were as …

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Osama Bin Laden’s Family Killed In Private Jet Crash


A private jet which crashed, killing three members of Osama bin Laden’s family, landed too far down the runway of a Hampshire airport because it was travelling 40 per cent faster than the recommended speed, accident investigators have concluded. The Saudi-registered Phenom 300 jet smashed into an earth bank at …

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Plane Crash In Pakistan Leaves 40 People Dead

White jet on runway

A Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK-661 has crashed with 40 people on board has crashed in Pakistan. “The plane had crashed on the border of Abbottabad and Haripur,” Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial spokesman Mushaq Ghani said. The airline said PIA’s ATR-42 aircraft was carrying 40 passengers when it lost contact with a …

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Donald Trump is TIME’s Person of the Year 2016 #TIMEPOY

Donald Trump

Donald Trump, The President-elect of the US has been announced as TIME Magazine Person of the Year 2016 Read more

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Time Magazine Names Donald Trump ‘Person Of The Year’


TIME Magazine has named the American President-elect its ‘Person Of The Year’. The announcement was made today and Donald Trump accepted called it a ‘great honor’. Donald Trump beat Mrs. Hillary Clinton in the US Presidential election despite being polls projecting a landslide victory for his democratic rival. Mrs. Clinton …

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Thailand Opens Investigation Into Allegations BBC Insulted Its New King

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Thailand’s government has launched an investigation into the local BBC team on suspicion of insulting the monarchy in a recent report on the profile of King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. According to the Bangkok Post, the Defence Ministry ordered authorities to investigate the matter involving a report last Friday after the King accepted the invitation from …

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton top list of TIME’s ‘2016 Person of the Year’ Finalists


TIME magazine has released the names of the 11 finalists for the 2016 Person of the Year. The award is given each year to the person “who most influenced the news, for better or for worse”. This year’s finalists were revealed on Monday on NBC‘s Today and the winner will be …

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See Bill Gates Top Books for 2016


World’s richest man, Bill Gates has named his top reads of 2016. The billionaire revealed his picks in a blog post on his personal website, on Monday. The books range in subject—from tennis strategy to genome technology to political leadership. What connects them is that they each help readers teach …

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5 Ukrainian Police Officers Killed In Shootout By Each Other


Five police officers in Ukraine were mistakenly killed by their colleagues in a shootout during an operation to bust a suspected theft ring on Sunday morning in Knyazhychi village, some 15 kilometers west of Kyiv. The tragedy took place around 4am local time as Kyiv criminal police operatives were preparing to nab a group of people …

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Dispute Over Chieftaincy Title In DR Congo Leaves 31 Dead


What began as a dispute between an uncle and a nephew over the title of a traditional chief in the central Kasai province of the Democratic Republic of Congo has left at least 31 people dead. The dispute escalated as security officials who were sent to the province to restore order …

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