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  Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested one Obinna Echianu for the kidnap and murder of a taxi cab driver who was hired to convey him and his accomplice to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Abuja. The command also paraded 25 other kidnap and robbery suspects arrested at different locations in the FCT. Parading the suspects on Tuesday in...

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A suicide bomber sporting an explosive vest blew himself up amongst mourners within a funeral tent on a farm about 12 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, in step with police. at the least 21 people have been killed and 35 others injured on the funeral in al Taji, a mostly Sunni district, officers said. The funeral used to be for a member of the local Awakening...

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Cameroon‘s air power has bombed Boko Haram positions in the a long way north of the united states of america for the primary time after the jihadists seized a military camp, the government announced. President Paul Biya in my view ordered Sunday’s air strike, which forced the Boko Haram insurgents from neighbouring Nigeria to flee the camp at Assighasia, Communications...

The AirAsia aircraft that went missing with 162 folks on board after takeoff from Indonesia is likely on the backside of the sea, Indonesia’s national Search and Rescue company chief said as aircraft and ships were dispatched to seek for the jet. “in accordance with the coordinates given to us and analysis that the estimated crash position is in the sea, the...

An Air Asia flight visiting from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore has been declared missing.The plane, Flight QZ8501, had 162 people on board and was once scheduled to land in its destination at 8:30 a.m.‎ native time on Sunday. The airline has declared that it does now not have information on the status of the passengers and crew on board the Airbus A320-200...

The Islamic State (IS) claimed duty for a automobile bombing within the Libya’s capital Tripoli on Saturday. A automotive bomb exploded in Tripoli in front of the headquarters of the general Directorate for the safety of Diplomatic Missions, and not using a casualty, in line with a security official. Col. Mubarak Abu Dhaheer, an professional of the Directorate...

more than a hundred suspected Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram militants had been killed and over 200 arrested during an operation conducted by using Cameroonian military on Friday night time in far-North region of Cameroon, an army supply instructed Xinhua over telephone Saturday. The operation came about in Doble, a spot in far-North area bordering Nigeria, and...

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A senior Muslim Brotherhood leader in Egypt has been sentenced to 6 years in jail for insulting a panel of judges. Mohamed el-Beltagy, who heads the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice section, was once accused of offending presiding choose Shaaban el-Shami for a case wherein he and 130 other defendants are accused of staging jail breaks throughout the January 2011...

A extremely sought after al-Shabab chief with a $ 3m bounty on his head has surrendered to govt and African Union forces, a Somali intelligence officer has stated. Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi surrendered to Somali police in the Geddo area where Somalia borders Kenya and Ethiopia, the officer said. “Zakariya Ahmed was an extraordinarily senior person who worked...

AirAsia Indonesia has released details about the 162 passengers and crew on board Flight QZ8501, which has lost contact with the air visitors keep watch over on Sunday. The Malaysia-primarily based finances airline stated in a statement that there were two pilots; four flight attendants and one engineer on board the Airbus A320-200 plane with the registration choice...

North Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey, and blamed him today for web blackouts as well as the usa liberate of The Interview film this week, that depicts an assassination of dictator Kim Jong Un. “Obama always goes reckless in words and deeds like a monkey in a tropical woodland,” mentioned an unidentified spokesman on the nationwide Defence fee...

The trial has begun in Ivory Coast of the ex-first woman, Simone Gbagbo, for her alleged role in post-election violence five years in the past, British Broadcasting agency reported on Friday. The wife of former President Laurent Gbagbo has been charged along with eighty two supporters of her husband. Mr. Gbagbo is expecting trial at the global legal courtroom on...

at least 30 people died when an overcrowded boat hit a rock and sank on the Congo river, sparking riots wherein angry youths on the rampage set fireplace to public constructions, officials said Friday. “There are one hundred and five survivors and we have pulled up 30 bodies. the quest is constant,” provincial executive spokesman Monulphe Bosso advised AFP. The...

Mauritania has delivered its first loss of life sentence for apostasy due to the fact that independence in 1960, ordering capital punishment for a Muslim man who wrote an article deemed blasphemous of Islam. Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed, aged in his late 20s, fainted when the ruling was read out late Wednesday in a courtroom in Nouadhibou within the northwest of the...

Haitian President Michel Martelly on Thursday named veteran flesh presser Evans Paul high minister to steer a brand new govt, as he seeks to defuse a drawback over lengthy-delayed elections. The announcement adopted the resignation of Laurent Lamothe from the publish prior this month within the face of repeated requires him to stop over the failure to hold legislative...

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jail authorities in Pakistan on Friday were getting ready to hold convicted terrorists after the government lifted a six-year moratorium on executions, officials said. the decision adopted the massacre of a hundred thirty five college youngsters and 12 others by way of Taliban gunmen at an army-run faculty within the north-western metropolis of Peshawar. as a minimum...

US-led air strikes in opposition to ISIL in Iraq have killed a couple of of the team’s senior leaders, but no longer the crew’s high commander, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, US officers have mentioned. given that mid-November, coalition air strikes killed “more than one senior and mid-level leaders” throughout the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) workforce,...

North Korea has proposed a joint investigation with the usa into the hacking assault towards Sony footage entertainment, warning of “serious” penalties if Washington does not cooperate. the call for a brand new investigation got here a day after the Federal Bureau of Investigation mentioned it had evidence Pyongyang used to be chargeable for the attack, prompting...

President Vladimir Putin stated Saturday no country can “intimidate” or “isolate” Russia, after a week through which the ruble has taken a battering. “in fact, no person will be capable of intimidate us, or include and isolate Russia. nobody has ever been ready to and nobody ever will,” Putin mentioned in a speech. ...

the united states will “respond proportionately” to a North Korea cyber attack that broken Sony pictures leisure, President Barack Obama has said, after the Federal Bureau of Investigation mentioned Pyongyang was responsible. “we will respond. we will be able to respond proportionately and we’ll respond in a place and time and manner that we choose,” Obama...

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Two new york police officers were shot useless with the aid of a gunman who then killed himself, officers said. The officers had been killed without warning on Saturday as they sat of their patrol car in Brooklyn, Police Commissioner William Bratton instructed a news conference, flanked through NY city Mayor bill de Blasio. “although we’re still finding out...

A nurse has been charged with murder after being accused of causing the spread of HIV to more than 100 villagers in north-western Cambodia, a court reliable has mentioned. Heng Luy, Deputy Prosecutor at Battambang provincial court, on Monday, demonstrated charging unlicensed native nurse Yem Chrin on fees together with spreading HIV, murder with the aid of torture,...

The United countries must research classes from the Ebola main issue and begin getting ready now for the next outbreak of lethal disease, Secretary common Ban Ki-moon said Monday. arriving from a discuss with to Ebola-hit international locations, Ban also called for recovery efforts to be stepped up in West Africa to rebuild shattered economies, get youngsters again...

Pope Francis will meet with leaders of various religions when he visits the Philippines subsequent month, pushing a message of tolerance with the intention to fight world non secular conflicts, a church legit mentioned Monday. The pontiff will hang a 10 to 15-minute talk with the dean of the Philippines’ greatest Islamic research centre and a Taiwan-primarily based...

Haiti’s health minister has been named as the usa’s interim high minister, changing Laurent Lamothe, who resigned following a number of weeks of protests. Florence Duperval Guillaume’s transient appointment on Sunday is a component of an effort to resolve a mounting political crisis over long-delayed elections. Lamothe’s resignation every week ago came after...