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Portugal has girl power


Portugal has been placed in the very top league as one of the best countries in the world for girls.

A new global report from the Save the Children listed Portugal in eighth place out of the 144 nations scrutinised.  

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Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, on Tuesday appointed 1,106 persons into various positions. The positions were in the categories of special advisers, special a
Slovenia plans to issue a 24-year euro bond and has named Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan as lead managers. The Finance Ministry said today that the issue was expected in the near future,
Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General, National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), on Tuesday lamented the obsolete, dilapidated and grossly inadequate facilities at the orientation camps across
Nigerian troops have arrested another nine suspects said to be aiding the Boko Haram sect in the North East Zone, bringing the number of those caught in the last two days to 30. According to a stateme
An opposition motion to expand eligibility for free school lunch was expected to be axed at the National Assembly plenary on Tuesday, but a change of mind by the coalition gave it a new lease of life
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in North Central  Zone, Rev. Israel Akanji, has said God is willing to help Nigeria out of its present economic crisis provide
Late pop icon Prince’s Paisley Park studio compound in Minnesota will become open to the public on Friday, after gaining final approval as a museum. The “Purple Rain” star’s co
MPs passed a bill on chimney sweep services that aims to liberalise the market in a 48:17 vote. The new system of licensing is to be launched at the beginning of next year, but service providers alrea
Fighting extremism could now be child’s play thanks to one British ‘mumpreneur’ who hopes to counter radicalization among young people by selling toys, books and games that specifically
The consortium of affiliates of Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom and France’s EDF completed work on justification of extending the service life of power unit No. 5 of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (
A Bill to regulate the agricultural sector passed second reading in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The Bill, titled “Nigeria Agricultural Associations Bill, 2016, sponsored by Rep. Abubakar
A damning report has uncovered fraud, corruption and maladministration totalling more than R775 million in KZN’s Social Development department.
Pep Guardiola has reassured Sergio Aguero that he has a future at Manchester City. Aguero has been through a tricky October, with his early-season run of goalscoring form grinding to a halt and his pl
The Metelkova Museum of Contemporary Art (MSUM) will launch two exhibitions this evening. The first will present works from early computer art, exploring the link between the artist and technology, wh
Greece's creditors have released a €2.8 billion tranche from the country’s €86 billion bailout program. Part of the tranche - €1.1 billion will be used by Athens for debt servicing, ano
Russian parliament members have labeled a recent call to exclude Russia from the UN Human Rights Council mere speculation, adding that the move reminds them of the biased approach to te
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has called on Manchester United to end Bastian Schweinsteiger’s first-team exile and allow the ex-Germany captain to help improve their flagging fortunes. U
Putin’s collapse is imminent. International pressure on Russia’s economy and Russians fatigue of Putin underlie the dictator’s final defeat, says Mykheil Saakashvili, the ex-President of Georgia in 20
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has said he has no qualms over the touchline antics of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. Jose Mourinho was unimpressed when Conte called for greater support from the home crowd
The Belgian region of Wallonia is not opposed to EU trade with Canada, but insists the secret arbitration scheme in which corporations can sue governments be dropped from the agreement,
Yesterday, women across Iceland left work at 14:38 which, when the gender wage gap is factored in, is effectively the... The post Gender Wage Gap Protest – PHOTOS appeared first on The Reykjavik
Since the collapse of the Radi?ová government in 2012, divisions among the centre-right continue to deepen. Observers look to newly-introduced parties for the potential to bring about change.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday sentenced a 31-year-old tea vendor, Adamu Dungus, to nine-month imprisonment for trafficking in 300 grammes of Tramadol. Tramadol, a psychotropic substance, is
Moscow has become more wary about doing gas deals with Brussels after the EU blocked Russia's South Stream pipeline, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Read Full Artic
From mafia to hookers to brawls with the Gaddafis, the club has seen it all1. Tanks drive by the club Night Flight opened on Moscow's main drag, Tverskaya Street, in 1991 when the USSR was living ou
Documents from a hacked email account reportedly belonging to Vladislav Surkov, an aide of Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, are similar to instructions seized by the Ukrainian Security Ser
Brent crude oil futures were down 20 cents at $51.26 a barrel by 1400 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell by 4 cents to $50.48 a barrel.
Over 60 civilians have been killed and at least 200 injured during three days of US-led coalition airstrikes on residential areas in Mosul, the Russian military reported. Read Full Arti
As reported earlier, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem may visit Moscow this Friday
President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic ended her official visit to Azerbaijan October 25.
Newly crowned world number one Angelique Kerber all but booked her place in the knockout stage of the WTA Finals after a clinical 6-4 6-2 win over Romania’s Simona Halep on Tuesday. Kerber, look
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