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Court orders EFCC to seize 46 properties owned  by

Court orders EFCC to seize 46 properties owned by Jonathan's Deputy Campaign Chairman

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the temporary forfeiture of 46 properties allegedly belonging to Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Fi...

Protesters slam migrants' arrival  in Mexican bord

Protesters slam migrants' arrival in Mexican border city

Waving Mexican flags and wearing patriotic colors, protesters told CNN there isn't enough space in Tijuana to house the growing number of migrants, wh...

UAE appeals court  sentences Matthew  Hedges to li

UAE appeals court sentences Matthew Hedges to life in prison

Abu Dhabi's Federal Court of Appeal handed down the verdict on Wednesday, a move described as deeply disappointing by British Prime Minister Theresa M...


Brazilian elections: Voters choose  between Bolson

Brazilian elections: Voters choose between Bolsonaro and Haddad

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro faces leftist Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party in the second and final round of presidential elections. Whil...

Pittsburgh shooting: Victims  of synagogue attack

Pittsburgh shooting: Victims of synagogue attack named

The names of the 11 people killed in Saturday's attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh have been released, with the oldest aged 97. Two brothers and a ...

Syria war: Russia announces Aleppo humanitarian pa

Syria war: Russia announces Aleppo humanitarian pause

Russia has announced a "humanitarian pause" in its bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo. Moscow said it would halt operations in Aleppo on Thursday fo...


Hitler house in Austria to be  demolished after lo

Hitler house in Austria to be demolished after long row

The Austrian government is looking to pass a law to allow it to tear down Hitler's birthplace (pictured) The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was ...

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF blocks Joyce Mujuru leadership

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF blocks Joyce Mujuru leadership bid

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Joyce Mujuru has been barred by the ruling Zanu-PF party from serving on its powerful central committee, state media reports...

Nato commander warns  Russia could control  whole

Nato commander warns Russia could control whole Black Sea

Nato's top military commander, Gen Philip Breedlove, has warned that Russian "militarisation" of the annexed Crimea Peninsula could be used to exert c...


British brothers jailed for training  at Syria ter

British brothers jailed for training at Syria terror camp

Two brothers have become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria. Mohommod Nawaz, 30, and Hamza Nawaz, 24, both from Stratford...

Poster girl for Kurdish freedom  fighters in Koban

Poster girl for Kurdish freedom fighters in Kobane is 'captured and beheaded by ISIS killers'

A female Kurdish fighter who became a poster girl for the Kobane resistance movement after a picture of her making a peace sign was retweeted thousan...

Woman killed in Somalia  for not wearing her Hijab

Woman killed in Somalia for not wearing her Hijab

Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil (Hijab), her relatives say. The nomadic woman was killed out...


Tunisia closes  borders with Libya

Tunisia closes borders with Libya

Ras Ajdir - Tunisia's state news agency says the country closed its main border crossing with Libya after hundreds of stranded Egyptians, fleeing viol...

Gaza militants 'seize Israeli  soldier' as ceasefi

Gaza militants 'seize Israeli soldier' as ceasefire ends

Israeli forces are searching for a soldier believed captured, as a 72-hour truce with Hamas in Gaza collapsed just hours after it had begun. The sol...