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Armenian armed units violated ceasefire a total of 22 times throughout the day, using large caliber machine guns.
Georgian extreme sports cameraman Nika Lebanidze became part of a record-breaking mountain peak leap by a world famous base jumper earlier this month, with the Georgian capturing the feat on lens.
July 15 has been made a public holiday in Turkey to mark this year’s attempted coup, lawmakers agreed Tuesday.
A two-day regional business meeting featuring officials from Pomurje (NE) in Slovenia and the Austrian provinces of Styria and Burgenland will get under way in Murska Sobota today. The focus will be o
A key expert opinion from a German ballistics institute is expected to be presented on Wednesday as the trial of Milko Novi?, the suspected murderer of Chemistry Institute boss Janko Jamnik, enters th
Six humanitarian corridors, field kitchens and first aid stations are open for civilians leaving eastern Aleppo 24 hours a day
According to a source close to the talks, the participants in the Minsk meeting are to analyze the reasons why the sides in conflict have failed to disengage their forces near Stanitsa Luganskaya
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THE General Manager of Jofad Global Services, a construction firm in Warri, Delta State, Mr. Okelezo Wilfred, has said he and his colleagues, Mr. Roland Ukojevo and Isr
Terrorists seized almost a thousand people, including the actors and viewers of the Nord-Ost musical, and held them hostage for three days
Sweden has banned amateur drone operators from flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) equipped with cameras, unless they possess a special license. The new ruling classifies such drones
A long cross-border drug tunnel has been discovered running beneath Mexico towards the US. Starting at a house, the tunnel was well equipped for transiting loads of drugs which were all
In hard times, it’s not unusual for young people to sell off items of value to make money. But instead of selling old clothes on eBay, Katherine Stone is selling off a hotter commodity
Only about 50 firms have utilised the measure which came into force in 2015.
All 250 sheep for which the farmer claimed the excessive VAT refund were missing.
A necessary defense bill has become a loaded issue after Republican lawmakers attached a provision that allows federal contractors to discriminate against employees based on their sexua
Donald Trump has reportedly stopped his big-ticket fundraisers, shutting off the tap for the Republican Party. The money would have gone to the GOP’s get-out-the-vote efforts, but Trump
Americans’ respect for police has reached its highest since the late 1960s, a new poll has shown. Despite racial tensions and police brutality in black communities, respect for law enfo
The House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation into National Guard troops being ordered to repay massive enlistment bonuses they received years ago. Meanwhile, Defense Secr
Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, on Tuesday said the state Assembly would prescribe stiffer punishment for kidnappers and ritualists in the state. He st
The National Headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God will on Sunday, October 30, hold the 2016 edition of its Praise Mega Jamz, featuring juju maestro, King Sunny Ade. The event will hold
Afeez Hanafi The Special Committee on Clean up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island, Lagos State, has arrested 11 suspected miscreants for living in abandoned buildings in the areas.  The suspects, who compri
Peter Dada, Akure The authorities of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, said it had suspended six lecturers over alleged misconduct and disturbance of the peace of the institut
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Twenty-nine communities spread across five local government areas of the southern part of Kaduna State have signed a peace pact and pledged to ensure the stoppage of killings in
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Kenya has arrested and detained 26 Nigerians for allegedly flouting visa laws and for not having valid documents for their stay in the East African country. Some of the Nigeria
Samson Folarin Mushin area of Lagos State has again erupted in violence as suspected hoodlums engaged one another in supremacy battle, unleashing mayhem on residents of Lawani and Ojelade streets. A w
Samson Folarin An 18-year-old admission seeker, Samuel Omojuwa, is in a critical condition at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, after he was allegedly shot by  one of the  policemen attached
Peter Dada, Akure A couple, Mujidat Wahab and Ayobami Wahab, and two other women have been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for alleged child trafficking in Ondo town, Ondo State. The Divisio
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested the leader of a kidnapping gang, Wale Ogunbadejo, who allegedly masterminded the abduction of a  four-year-old boy, Attairu Amisu, in Ijebu Ode. Amisu, a pup
Olaleye Aluko The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 60-year-old man, Highsent Nwogu, for allegedly producing dollars worth N3m and defrauding residents of the Ogba area. Nwogu, a father of fiv
Afeez Hanafi The police in Lagos State have arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly parading himself as an employee of a telecommunications company to defraud land owners in the Ikorodu area of Lagos
There we go again with the “P” word. Whether you’re a blogger, a social media expert, or a professional copywriter, productivity always seems to come up. Experts suppose the same can be said of any pe
A massive fire has erupted in the Calais ‘Jungle’ amid the French government’s ongoing efforts to demolish the notorious migrant camp. Read Full Article at
Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The widow of the late former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, Margaret, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of being responsible for the death of he

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