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Islamic State Destroys Historic Mosque In Mosul

Posted in Foreign on 23 June 2017. 1 hits.
The leaning al-Habda minaret that has towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq’s prime minister said the act marked their final defeat in the country’s second city.   “In the early morning, I climbed up to my house roof...

58 People Assumed Dead In London Fire, Police Say

Posted in Foreign on 23 June 2017. 0 hits.
June 19, 2017 Foreign 26 Views At least 58 people are assumed missing and presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower disaster, London Police said on Saturday. According to the Police, the latest figure includes the 30 already confirmed dead in the devastating fire in the West London tower block...

British PM Pledges Rehousing For People Displaced By London Fire

Posted in Foreign on 17 June 2017. 9 hits.
June 17, 2017 Foreign 23 Views British Prime Minister, Theresa May pledged on Friday to rehouse people displaced from a London tower block within three weeks after it was burnt out by a raging inferno that started early on Wednesday morning. May also committed £5 million to a relief effort...

French Mathematician, Villani Swaps Equations For Politics

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
Top mathematician Cedric Villani’s career took an unexpected turn when he decided to swap equations for politics, becoming a parliamentary candidate for French President Emmanuel Macron’s party. A newcomer to politics, Villani joins the ranks of Macron’s 525 parliamentary candidates throughout...

Protesters Demonstrate Against British PM, Theresa May

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 4 hits.
June 9, 2017 Foreign 25 Views A large crowd of media assembled outside Number 10 Downing Street on Friday waiting for British Prime Minister Theresa May to appear, following Thursday’s general election which saw her Conservative Party losing its parliamentary majority days before talks on...

Al Jazeera media platforms under cyberattack

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 3 hits.
The websites and digital platforms of Al Jazeera Media Network are undergoing systematic and continual hacking attempts. These attempts are gaining intensity and taking various forms. However, the platforms have not been compromised. Last month, Qatar’s official news agency was hacked and false...

UK PM Loses Voter Confidence In Constituency

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
Despite Theresa May’s predicted win of a larger parliamentary majority in Thursday’s election, some voters in her constituency of Maidenhead have lost confidence in the prime minister after a tricky seven-week campaign. May has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Conservative heartland...

Conte Has Told Me To Leave Chelsea, Diego Costa Says

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 2 hits.
Chelsea striker, Diego Costa, says the club manager, Antonio Conte sent him a text message to tell him he is not part of his plans at Chelsea next season. The 26-year-old, scored 26 goals in 46 games for Chelsea during the 2016/2017 season to win the Premier League. Speaking to reporters after...

Military plane carrying 116 passengers goes missing

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 3 hits.
June 7, 2017 Foreign 151 Views  A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source.  “Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm (07:05 GMT) when it...

Trump Wishes Ex-FBI Director Comey Luck Ahead Of Testimony

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 3 hits.
United States President Donald Trump had a brief message for former FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday ahead of Comey’s Thursday testimony to the U.S. Congress on his conversations with Trump about Russia. “I wish him luck,” Trump told reporters as he met with Republican congressional...

UK Police Name Two London Attackers

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
British police on Monday named two of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge late on Saturday and injured dozens more, and said one of them was previously known to the security services.   London’s Metropolitan Police said one attacker was Khuram Shazad Butt, aged 27. Butt...

Morocco To Send Food To Qatar Amidst Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
Morocco said it would send plane-loads of food to Qatar to boost supplies there after Gulf Arab states cut diplomatic and economic ties with Doha. Qatar, which imported 80 per cent of its food from bigger Gulf Arab neighbours before the diplomatic shutdown, has also been talking to Iran and...

Guardiola Defends Catalonia Independence Vote to secede from SPAIN

Posted in Foreign on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola attended a pro-independence rally in Barcelona on Sunday and defended Catalonia’s right to vote, after the head of the region Carles Puigdemont announced on Friday that they would hold a referendum on splitting from Spain on October 1. Speaking to a large...

Michigan courthouse shooting: Two deputies and gunman killed

Posted in Foreign on 12 July 2016. 57 hits.
July 12, 2016 Foreign 3 Views A gunman has killed two law enforcement officers and wounded two others at a courthouse in the US state of Michigan. Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey confirmed to reporters at a news conference that two sheriff’s deputies were killed along with the gunman....

OSAMA BIN LADEN’S SON THREATENS REVENGE FOR FATHER’S ASSASSINATION

Posted in Foreign on 11 July 2016. 52 hits.
The son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has threatened revenge against the U.S. for assassinating his father, according to an audio message posted online. Hamza bin Laden promised to continue the global militant group’s fight against theU.S. and its allies in the 21-minute speech...

South Sudan ‘back to war’, says VP Riek Machar’s spokesman

Posted in Foreign on 10 July 2016. 50 hits.
South Sudan is “back to war”, a spokesman for the vice-president has told the BBC, as rival factions clash and hundreds have been reported killed. Forces loyal to Vice-President Riek Machar say government troops attacked their positions in the capital, Juba. But Information Minister Michael...

Kenya Airways Lays Off 80 Staff

Posted in Foreign on 09 July 2016. 63 hits.
Kenya Airways on Friday laid-off 80 of its staff in the first phase of a major restructuring as part of efforts to cut costs and increase revenue. The Airline’s CEO, Mbuvi Ngunze, said the restructuring would affect various departments and all cadres of staff. He however explained that the...

SNIPERS KILL FIVE U.S. POLICE OFFICERS DURING PROTESTS OVER SHOOTINGS

Posted in Foreign on 08 July 2016. 60 hits.
Dallas police were in a standoff with a suspect on Friday after snipers killed five officers and wounded six, one of the worst mass police shootings in U.S. history, during protests against the killing of two black men by police this week. Police had taken three people into custody after the...

Ghanaian Actress Funds 24km Road Construction (photos)

Posted in Foreign on 08 July 2016. 61 hits.
Ghanaian actress based in Kumasi Bridget Serwaa Kwakye known in the movie circle as Maame Nurse is personally funding the construction of a 24km road at Nkwanta-Kese. The actress has kicked off the construction of the Nkwanta Kese inner roads in the Afigya Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region....

Zimbabweans Hold Anti-Mugabe Protests In Harare And Jo’Burg

Posted in Foreign on 08 July 2016. 55 hits.
July 8, 2016 Foreign 22 Views Zimbabweans have taken their social media protests beyond the internet as many anti-Mugabe protesters have stormed the streets of Harare to demonstrate against President Mugabe’s rule. A similar protest has also taken place in Johannesburg South Africa in...
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