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More than 180 asylum-seekers held on trespassing charges

South African police detained more than 180 foreign nationals for storming the UN refugee agency in Pretoria, where they had been staging a sit-in protest, police said. Hundreds of asylum seekers started camping in front of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on October 8, asking to be relocated to another country after a …

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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns amid election protests

Bolivia’s president has resigned after nearly 14 years in power amid massive election protests. Crowds flooded the streets of Le Paz on Monday, honking their horns and setting off fireworks in celebration of President Evo Morales’ departure On Sunday, November 11th, international monitors called for the election result to be annulled, saying they had found …

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‘Terminator’ Of Congo, Bosco Ntaganda, sentenced to 30 years imprisonment for crimes against humanity

A notorious warlord whose activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo earned him the moniker “the Terminator” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The International Criminal Court handed down the penalty for Bosco Ntaganda during a hearing Thursday at The Hague, Netherlands. However, the time Mr Ntaganda …

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Australian tourist killed by elephant in Namibia

An Australian man has been killed by an elephant in Namibia, the African nation’s government says. The 59-year-old man was camping with a group of tourists when he was killed by the animal, Namibia’s Ministry of Tourism said in a Facebook post. “Sadly today the ministry received a report that a tourist was killed by …

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Turkey captures sister of slain ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Turkey has confirmed capture of the sister of slain ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the northern Syrian town of Azaz, according to a senior Turkish official, who shared an image of Rasmiya Awad’s identity card.   Not much is known about Awad, 65, but Turkey hopes her capture will lead to a wealth of …

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California authorities found and destroyed $1 billion worth of marijuana plants

Police investigators in California have seized and destroyed about 10million cannabis plants worth 1billion dollars according to police reports released over the weekend. Police seized and destroyed the cannabis plants after testing and discovering that the HTC (psychoactive compound in marijuana) was higher than 0.3, the legal limit for industrial hemp production, and deemed it …

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California Governor appoints Nigerian as oil and gas supervisor

Nigerian-born American Engineer, Uduak-Joe Ntuk has been appointed as the Oil and Gas Supervisor for the state of California by Governor Gavin Newsom.   Ntuk who served as the Petroleum Administrator for the City of Los Angeles, is the first Nigerian-American to hold the position in the history of the US state.   Before his recent appointment as head …

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McDonald’s CEO Fired Over “Consensual Relationship” With Employee

McDonald’s said Sunday that it had fired CEO Steve Easterbrook due to what the company described as a “recent consensual relationship with an employee” that violated company policy. The board voted Friday to oust Easterbrook after a review, concluding that he violated a policy against manager relationships with direct or indirect reports, according to the …

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Terrorists attack Mali military base, kill 53 soldiers

Terrorists have killed 53 soldiers in one of the deadliest attacks on a military outpost in Mali. The attack occurred Friday, November 1st in Indelimane, Menaka region, northeast of the country.   A civilian was also killed at the outpost close to the border with Niger, the country’s communication minister Yaya Sangare said on Twitter. “The situation …

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Eight-year-old hailed as hero for preventing potential school shooting

A Florida third grader is being called a hero for possibly preventing a school shooting after he reported a classmate who brought a loaded gun to school on Thursday. Eight-year-old Blake Johnson was in the boy’s bathroom at Hudson Elementary School in Hudson, Fla., when another student showed him a loaded 9 mm pistol that …

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