Tag: World News

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 14, 2018

The Big 5: Osinbajo says States received N1.19trn from FG in 2 years, Tinubu asks Obasanjo, Babangida to let Nigeria move forward and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday enjoined former ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 13, 2018

The Big 5: Okorocha endorses son-in-law as successor, Ganduje promises 5 million votes for Buhari in 2019 and other stories

These are the stories from Nigeria you should be monitoring today. The governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha, has named his ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 12, 2018

The Late 5: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi still alive, PDP accuses APC of sponsoring killings and other stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 1, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: TStv begins distribution of decoders | Manhattan terrorist kills 8 | More stories

From the papers this morning, a tracklist. TStv begins distribution, installation of decoders – free of charge – YNaija EFCC ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Buhari aware of Maina’s reinstatement | Mueller’s probe breaks out into the open | More stories

From the papers this morning, a tracklist. Jonathan asks Metuh to pay N1bn travelling expenses to appear as witness – ...

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October 18, 2013

MONSTERS: 5 men arrested after raping, murdering 2 toddlers in South Africa

South African police arrested five men for the rape and murder of two toddlers this week that sparked rioting in ...

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September 24, 2013

Kenya mall terror: Two of the al-Shabab attackers may be Americans citizens – Foreign minister reveals

Two or three Americans and one Briton were among those who attacked a Nairobi shopping mall, Kenya’s foreign minister said ...

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August 25, 2013

#StoriesWeHear: ‘Ghostbuster’ tries to perform exorcism with his penis (PICTURED)

Who you gonna call? NOT this guy. Huang Jianjun was arrested this month in China’s Guangdong Province for allegedly convincing a ...

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August 19, 2013

Face of terror: Mexico’s most wanted drug cartel leader arrested (PICTURED)

Mexican security forces on Saturday caught the leader of the cocaine-trafficking Gulf Cartel, local media reported, the second major gang ...

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August 17, 2013

HORRIFIC: Protesters ‘jumping and falling off’ Cairo bridge to escape gunfire in Egypt (PHOTOS)

As many sought to escape the violence that rang out on the streets of Cairo Friday, some risked life and limb to ...

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August 13, 2013

Keita wins Mali presidential vote after rival admits defeat

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, an ex-prime minister with a reputation for firmness, won Mali’s presidential election after his rival conceded defeat ...

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July 10, 2013

Out of this world: SEE mind-blowing images at the World Bodypainting Festival (PHOTOS)

by Rachel Ogbu   Between July 1 and July 7 bodypaint enthusiasts, artists and models gathered in Poertschach , Austria ...

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May 18, 2013

“Claws dug into my leg”: Australian politician attacked by kangaroo (PICTURED)

An Australian politician taking his morning jog through the national capital came out second best Thursday after crossing a kangaroo. ...

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May 18, 2013

To whom it may concern: There is a shortage of toilet paper in Venezuela (READ)

A woman who just bought toilet paper at a grocery store reads her receipt as she leaves the private store ...

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May 18, 2013

Topless FEMEN protesters disrupt Barbie ‘Dreamhouse Experience’ opening (LOOK)

Women’s rights protesters disrupted the opening of a giant pink doll’s house in Berlin on Thursday, saying the Barbie “Dreamhouse ...

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May 13, 2013

Brazilian police make REMARKABLE maneuver in high-speed chase with drug smuggling plane (WATCH)

A dramatic video that surfaced online on Thursday appears to show Brazilian federal police officers performing a daring move to head off an illegal ...

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May 7, 2013

Awful: Woman eaten by vultures, in 45 minutes, after falling off cliff

The body of a woman who died after falling off a cliff in France was devoured by vultures in just ...

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May 7, 2013

Why did Israel bomb Syria? The AP breaks it down – 7 takeaways

by Rachel Ogbu Many have referred to Israeli involvement in the Syrian civil war as unprecedented after she launched two ...

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April 30, 2013

Did you know that Japan has a crying baby contest? Well, now you do (PHOTOS)

An unidentified baby, held by a college sumo wrester, cries during Naki Sumo, or Crying Baby Contest, as a judge ...

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April 16, 2013

A safari trip, a broken hip & a missing $6.4m: Thousands in Spain stage anti-monarchy protests (PHOTOS)

by Rachel Ogbu Thousands of people in Spain marched  out on  the 82nd anniversary of the establishment of Spain’s last ...

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April 10, 2013

HORROR: Pregnant woman allegedly burned alive by husband

Police have arrested a man in rural Nepal after he allegedly killed his 22-year-old pregnant wife by stuffing her into ...

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April 9, 2013

He definitely LIKES! Russian President Putin gives thumbs up to topless female protestor (LOOK)

Topless female demonstrators shouted at Russian President Vladimir Putin as he toured an industrial fair with German Chancellor Angela Merkel ...

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April 5, 2013

In support of ‘Amina’: FEMEN stages International Topless Jihad Day (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

FEMEN strikes again: Topless protesters staged demonstrations near mosques and Tunisian embassies across Europe on Thursday to express support for ...

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April 5, 2013

Rapist allegedly burnt to death by his victim in India

A woman in India is being investigated for murder after her alleged rapist died in a house fire, Al Jazeera reported ...

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April 2, 2013

For real: Archeologists find the ‘Gates of Hell’ in ancient city, deadly gas emits from cave (PHOTO)

Hell is a hard place to describe in detail, since, after all, going there would require dying first. But in ...

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March 30, 2013

#JustGottaSeeThis: Go round the world in 10 photos (LOOK)

Every week, we bring you some of the most fascinating photos from around the world. This week, we’ve got a  ...

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March 28, 2013

Odd catch: 2-headed shark found in Florida waters (LOOK)

A two-headed bull shark foetus has been found by fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico. The specimen is the first ...

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March 28, 2013

Pope Francis gets on with his day job (SNAPSHOT)

Pope Francis leads the Chrism mass on holy Thursday on March 28, 2013 at the St Peter basilica at the ...

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March 15, 2013

Report: China claims Coca-Cola was spying in the country

China is reportedly investigating Coca-Cola for allegedly collecting information that could pose a national security threat to the communist country, according ...

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March 15, 2013

Pope Francis’ controversial past: Bergoglio accused of involvement in 1976 kidnappings (DETAILS)

The election of Pope Francis, previously Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, has resurfaced a decades-old controversy surrounding the kidnappings of two ...

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