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no responses. March 20, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Christchurch shootings: Father And Son In First NZ Mosque Funeral


Christchurch shootings: Father And Son In First NZ Mosque Funeral

A father and son from Syria have been buried in New Zealand, the first funerals for the 50 victims of last week’s mosque shootings. Khaled Mustafa, […]

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no responses. March 19, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Alan Krueger, Obama’s Economic Adviser Commits Suicide


Alan Krueger, Obama’s Economic Adviser Commits Suicide

The family of a Princeton University economist and former top economic adviser to former President Barack Obama, has said he committed suicide. Alan Krueger, 58, died […]

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no responses. March 18, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Flash floods, Earthquake In Indonesia Kill Dozens


Flash floods, Earthquake In Indonesia Kill Dozens

Flash floods and mudslides triggered by downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia’s easternmost province, killing at least 58 people, disaster officials said. An earthquake triggered […]

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no responses. March 18, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Hong Kong Subway Partly Suspended After Overnight Crash


Hong Kong Subway Partly Suspended After Overnight Crash

Service has been suspended on part of one of Hong Kong’s main subway lines after an overnight crash during equipment testing. Hong Kong media reports say […]

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no responses. March 18, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Christchurch Shootings: NZ Cabinet Backs Action On Gun Laws


Christchurch Shootings: NZ Cabinet Backs Action On Gun Laws

PM Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand’s cabinet has backed gun law changes “in principle” after an attack on two mosques left 50 dead and many injured. […]

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no responses. March 15, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Christchurch Mosque Shootings: 40 Dead After New Zealand Attacks


Christchurch Mosque Shootings: 40 Dead After New Zealand Attacks

Forty people have been killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the […]

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Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say

no responses. March 15, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Experts Seek Amendment Of Drug Laws To Combat Racial Discrimination


UN Experts Seek Amendment Of Drug Laws To Combat Racial Discrimination

United Nations human rights experts said at every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death […]

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no responses. March 14, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

British Ex-Soldier To Be Charged In Bloody Sunday Killings Of Northern Ireland Protesters


British Ex-Soldier To Be Charged In Bloody Sunday Killings Of Northern Ireland Protesters

A British former soldier will face murder charges in connection with the deaths of two civil rights protesters on Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland more than 40 years […]

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no responses. March 14, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

UK Lawmakers Reject ‘No Deal Brexit, Take Step Closer To Delaying Departure


UK Lawmakers Reject ‘No Deal Brexit, Take Step Closer To Delaying Departure

British lawmakers on Wednesday took another step towards delaying Brexit, when Parliament voted to reject the U.K. leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement — just weeks before the […]

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no responses. March 13, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Florida Mom Brutally Kills Daughter, 11


Florida Mom Brutally Kills Daughter, 11

Authorities said a Florida woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter to death had told investigators it was to keep her from having sex with men. Rose Alcides […]

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Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure

no responses. March 12, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

#csw63: Seeks For Basic Social Protections For Women And Girls


#csw63: Seeks For Basic Social Protections For Women And Girls

Addressing the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in a joint speech, Muniba Mazari and Mary Fatiya, both asked for […]

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no responses. March 12, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Brexit: MPs To Vote On Theresa May’s Deal


Brexit: MPs To Vote On Theresa May’s Deal

MPs will vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal later after she secured “legally binding” changes to it following last-minute talks with the EU in Strasbourg. The […]

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no responses. March 11, 2019 Elizabeth David

Breaking: Ethiopian Airlines ‘Black Box Found’


Breaking: Ethiopian Airlines ‘Black Box Found’

A black box from the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed on Sunday has now been recovered by investigators. According to state media report, the crash happened […]

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United Nations Logo

no responses. March 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

IOM To Fly Flag At Half-mast, As UN Officials Express Condolences, Sadness After Crash


IOM To Fly Flag At Half-mast, As UN Officials Express Condolences, Sadness After Crash

Many senior UN officials took to Social Media to express their condolences and sadness. On Twitter, José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the Food and […]

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres

no responses. March 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: 19 U.N. Workers Killed


Ethiopian Airlines Crash: 19 U.N. Workers Killed

An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board The UN Secretary-General […]

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International Women’s Day

no responses. March 9, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

#IWD19: WHO Urges Member States, Stakeholders To Address All Forms Of Violence Against Women And Girls


#IWD19: WHO Urges Member States, Stakeholders To Address All Forms Of Violence Against Women And Girls

As the global communities celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day the World Health Organization,WHO has urged the international community, Member States and all other stakeholders to […]

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no responses. March 8, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Two Dead, Hundreds Evacuated Amid Severe Indonesia Floods


Two Dead, Hundreds Evacuated Amid Severe Indonesia Floods

At least two people were killed and six more were missing after torrential rains and severe flooding in parts of Indonesia, the disaster agency said Friday, […]

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no responses. March 8, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Grenade Attack In India’s Jammu Injures 18


Grenade Attack In India’s Jammu Injures 18

Eighteen people were injured on Thursday when a grenade exploded at a bus stop in the Indian city of Jammu, in the restive state of Jammu […]

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no responses. March 7, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ambush Kills Six Iraqi Paramilitary Forces South Of Mosul


Ambush Kills Six Iraqi Paramilitary Forces South Of Mosul

Six Iraqi paramilitary forces were killed and more than 30 others wounded in an ambush on a desolate road south of Mosul, a local official and […]

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no responses. March 6, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Passengers Quarantined At Gatwick After Barbados Flight


Passengers Quarantined At Gatwick After Barbados Flight

Passengers and crew on a Virgin Atlantic flight were put into quarantine due to widespread sickness on board the plane. The aircraft was met by emergency […]

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