Pastor Bakare Reveals True Enemies of Nigeria

  Pastor Tunde Bakare on Sunday listed what he described as the true enemies in Nigeria. The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, made the disclosure while delivering his state of the nation address. Bakare said the true enemies are found in every level of government, from the local to the state to the … Continue reading Pastor Bakare Reveals True Enemies of Nigeria

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‘Shame On You’: Balotelli Lashes Out In New Italy Racism Storm

    Mario Balotelli lashed out on Sunday after again being targeted by racist insults, this time from Lazio fans after he scored for Brescia in a 2-1 Serie A defeat, telling his tormentors: “Shame on you”. “A defeat that hurts but we will come back stronger and we are on the right track,” the … Continue reading ‘Shame On You’: Balotelli Lashes Out In New Italy Racism Storm

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‘Revenge, Revenge’: Black-Clad Iranians Mourn General Killed By US

    Black-clad mourners packed Iran’s second city Mashhad on Sunday as the remains of top general Qasem Soleimani were paraded through the streets after he was killed in a US strike. “Iran’s wearing black, revenge, revenge,” they chanted as darkness fell and they followed a truck carrying Soleimani’s coffin towards the floodlit Imam Reza … Continue reading ‘Revenge, Revenge’: Black-Clad Iranians Mourn General Killed By US

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No Longer Angry Serena Glad To Be Back In New Zealand

  Serena Williams returns to the Auckland WTA Classic on Monday for the first time since her “miserable” debut appearance two years ago, determined to put the record straight. “I’m in a really different frame of mind,” she said ahead of her opening match on day one — a marquee doubles appearance partnering Caroline Wozniacki … Continue reading No Longer Angry Serena Glad To Be Back In New Zealand

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Iraqi Protesters Denounce Twin ‘Occupiers’ US And Iran

    Iraqi protesters flooded the streets on Sunday to denounce both Iran and the US as “occupiers”, angry that fears of war between the rivals were derailing their anti-government movement. For three months, youth-dominated rallies in the capital and Shiite-majority south have condemned Iraq’s ruling class as corrupt, inept and beholden to Iran. Following … Continue reading Iraqi Protesters Denounce Twin ‘Occupiers’ US And Iran

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Iran Cancels Soleimani Ceremony In Tehran After Huge Turnout In Second City

  Iran has cancelled a Tehran ceremony on Sunday night to honour slain general Qasem Soleimani due to an overwhelming turnout by mourners in second city Mashhad, the Revolutionary Guards said. “Considering the glorious, intense and million-man presence of the revolutionary people of Mashhad in the ceremony to bid farewell to Islam and Iran’s great … Continue reading Iran Cancels Soleimani Ceremony In Tehran After Huge Turnout In Second City

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Five Dead, Dozens Hurt In ‘Horrible’ US Highway Crash

    Five people died and dozens were injured in a “horrible” crash involving a tour bus and three tractor-trailers on a major US highway Sunday. Pennsylvania State Police said the pre-dawn crash on the busy Pennsylvania Turnpike — billed as America’s “First Superhighway” — happened at about 3:40 am (0840 GMT) in Westmoreland County, … Continue reading Five Dead, Dozens Hurt In ‘Horrible’ US Highway Crash

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Regime Air Strikes Kill Nine In Northwest Syria

    Syrian regime air strikes killed nine civilians in the embattled opposition stronghold of Idlib on Sunday, a war monitor said. Jihadist-dominated Idlib has come under mounting bombardment in recent weeks, displacing tens of thousands of people in the northwestern region home to some three million. The regime air raids in the town of … Continue reading Regime Air Strikes Kill Nine In Northwest Syria

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Merkel, Macron, Johnson Agree To Work Towards ‘Reducing Tensions’ In Mideast

  The leaders of Germany, France and Britain on Sunday agreed to work towards bringing about de-escalation in the Middle East amid heightened tensions following the US drone strike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, a German government spokesman said. “The chancellor, the French president, and the British prime minister agreed to work together to … Continue reading Merkel, Macron, Johnson Agree To Work Towards ‘Reducing Tensions’ In Mideast

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Cambodia Building Collapse Death Toll Hits 36 As Rescue Is Called Off

  The search for victims in the rubble of a collapsed building in southern Cambodia drew to a close Sunday with the final death toll at 36 — the latest tragedy in a string of deadly construction accidents. Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen, said 23 people had been pulled alive from the rubble of the … Continue reading Cambodia Building Collapse Death Toll Hits 36 As Rescue Is Called Off

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