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A blast that killed seven people in Lahore Thursday caused panic in Pakistan after an apparently coordinated wave of militant attacks over past two…
02.24 / 10:20
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TOKYO, Japan, Feb 24 – Japan’s Prime Minister will spend Friday afternoon meditating while staff at some of the country’s biggest firms are also quitting work early in time for a bit of shopping or maybe a boozy train ride. Welcome to Premium Friday, Japan’s latest bid to tackle two perennial problems sluggish consumer spending…
02.24 / 10:10
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The bomber failed to get through the gate and heavy exchanges of fire ensued as other assailants tied to penetrate the…
02.24 / 09:48
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No fewer than 43 Nigerians were deported from Italy, Germany and Belgium on Thursday. The deportees who arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA), Lagos at about 8.40 p.m., Thursday, were said to have been deported for committing various offences in their host communities. The all male deportees came with a chartered Hifly aircraft with…
02.24 / 09:45
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SYDNEY, Australia, Feb 24 – Australia’s plan to rescue the beleaguered Great Barrier Reef has been set back at least two decades after the fragile ecosystem suffered its worst-ever bleaching last year, experts said Friday. The vast coral reef which provides a tourism boon for Australia is under pressure from agricultural run-off, the crown-of-thorns starfish,…
02.24 / 08:05
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Britain’s Labour party on Friday beat UKIP to win a by-election in the Brexit bastion of Stoke-on-Trent, but suffered a historic defeat by the ruling Conservatives in a separate local vote. Labour clung on to its Stoke-on-Trent seat with Gareth Snell taking 7,853 votes to 5,233 for Paul Nuttall, leader of the UK Independence Party. … The post Labour beats UKIP in Stoke, lose Copeland to Tories appeared first on The South Africa - SA News and…
02.24 / 08:03
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Dibadbax ballaaran oo ay ka qeybqaadanayaan dadweyne ka kala socda degmooyinka gobolka Banaadir ayaa saaka ka socda magaalada Muqdisho. Banaanbaxan waxaa soo qaban qaabiyay maamulka gobolka Banaadir, iyadoo dadweynaha ka qeybqaadanaya ay wataan boorar ay ku qoranyihiin halku dhigyo muujinaya taageerada ay u hayaan R/wasaare Kheyre. Dibadbaxayaasha oo socod ku soo maray qaar ka…
02.24 / 07:54
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One man wanted for questioning, who is believed to be still in…
02.24 / 07:48
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It's been more than sixty years since Nguyen Thi Xuan's husband, a Japanese soldier, left her in Vietnam, but the 94-year-old still sleeps with a body pillow she fashioned from his military…
02.24 / 07:38
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Khartoum, Sudan, Feb 23 – President Omar al-Bashir has ordered Sudanese authorities to assist the delivery of international humanitarian aid to famine-hit South Sudan through the country, an official said Thursday. On Monday, South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation formed after splitting from the north in 2011, declared famine in some regions, saying 100,000 people…
02.24 / 06:21
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Feb 24 – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s half brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare, Malaysian police said on Friday. Releasing a preliminary toxicology report on Kim Jong-Nam’s murder at a Kuala Lumpur airport, police said the poison used by the assassins was the odourless, tasteless…
02.24 / 05:43
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Militants and allied criminal gangs have long exploited the areas around the vast, desert border between Mali and Niger to launch…
02.24 / 03:50
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Mediator, Staffan de Mistura will hold meetings with the delegations on Friday to establish a procedure for the…
02.24 / 03:15
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South Korean and US officials have said they believe North Korean agents assassinated Kim Jong…
02.24 / 03:15
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres cautioned against abandoning the idea of a two-state…
02.24 / 03:15
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The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde,was found guilty yesterday of criminal charges linked to the misuse of public funds during her time as France’s finance minister, a verdict that could force her out of her post, reported the New York Times. Ms. Lagarde, who began her second five-year term at …
02.24 / 02:48
nigeriancurrent.com
Highest technology companies in the US, Google, Microsoft, Apple and 97 others have filed a motion in a US court against President Donald Trump immigration order calling it “violation “ of the laws and the constitution. New India Express reports that the ban represents “a sudden shift in the rules governing entry into the US, …
02.24 / 01:03
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Democrat Hillary Clinton warned Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is rooting for Donald Trump in the race for the White House because the Republican would be his “puppet.” In a ferocious debate exchange, Clinton cited reports from US intelligence agencies that Russian cyber attacks had targeted her party and campaign, and demanded that Trump …
02.24 / 01:03
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An Italian hospital's decision to hire two medics to perform abortions has sparked a Catholic backlash in a country where most doctors refuse to terminate pregnancies, often for religious…
02.23 / 23:35
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The UN's Syria envoy met rival negotiators gathered for peace talks in Geneva on Thursday, but even getting them into the same room appeared uncertain as hopes remained slim for a…
02.23 / 23:35
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