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ISIS Kills 115 on Eid in one of Iraq’s Deadliest Attacks in a Decade

An attack by ISIS on a crowded marketplace in Iraq killed 115 people, including women and children, in one of the deadliest single attacks in the country in the past decade, Associated Press has reported. The mostly-Shiite victims were gathered to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which ended Friday for Iraqi Shiites and a day ...

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WILD FIRE SETS CARS ABLAZE AFTER JUMPING FREEWAY

A wildfire oxygenated by wind swept over a California freeway Friday burning nearly two dozen vehicles and sending motorists running for safety. No major injuries were reported. The fire broke out near Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County at around 2:30 p.m., and was quickly spread by hot winds that gusted up to 40 mph, fire ...

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Compel Buhari To Endorse LGBT, Human Rights Watch tells Obama

AHEAD of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the United States tomorrow, Human Rights Watch has written to US president Barack Obama asking him to discuss violence and corruption in Nigeria and make Buhari endorse gay rights as issues Nigeria must address. In a letter dated July 15, 2015 signed by its Executive Director, Kenneth Roth, the international rights organisation told ...

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FIFA OFFICIAL EXTRADITED TO THE UNITED STATES

The Swiss Federal Office of Justice said on Thursday that an official of FIFA official being held in Switzerland for his role in a corruption scandal has been extradited to the United States. U.S. officials earlier this month requested the extradition of seven high-ranking FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland in May, suspected of taking bribes worth over $100 million in ...

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SPAIN AND NIGERIA SIGN MoU ON ANTI-TERRORISM

Ambassador of Spain to Nigeria Alfonso Sebastian De Erice who paid a courtesy visit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in Abuja said Spain has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, (MoU), with the country and relevant agencies to train security personnel on anti-terrorism. The Spanish Ambassador on Tuesday said the Spanish government has been a close ...

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AIDS Epidemic Can End by 2030

The United Nations has said that the world can end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said this in a report released at a financing meeting in Ethiopia on Tuesday, emphasizing successes recorded worldwide in the provision of life-saving drugs over the last 15 years. According to UNAIDS, the UN’s agency focused on AIDS, the U.N. has ...

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Netanyahu – Israel not bound by deal with Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Isreal would continue to defend herself and refuses to be bound to the nuclear deal between Iran and global powers. In his words, “Israel is not bound by this deal with Iran because Iran continues to seek our destruction. We will always defend ourselves.” In a statement before reporters on Tuesday, Netanyahu ...

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