Facebook Removes Trump Post Over ‘False’ Virus Claims

    Facebook said Wednesday it had removed a post from the page of US President Donald Trump over what it called “harmful COVID misinformation.” The post was a video clip from a Fox News interview in which Trump contended that children are “almost immune” from the deadly virus. “This video includes false claims that … Continue reading Facebook Removes Trump Post Over ‘False’ Virus Claims

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Nadal Still Preparing To Play Roland Garros Despite US Open Withdrawal

  Rafael Nadal on Wednesday said he still intends to play at the French Open next month and remains hopeful it will go ahead, despite withdrawing from the US Open due to coronavirus concerns. Nadal also insisted the US Open will not carry an asterisk without its defending men’s champion, even if he admitted it … Continue reading Nadal Still Preparing To Play Roland Garros Despite US Open Withdrawal

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Pakistan PM Khan Slams ‘Oppressor’ India On Kashmir Anniversary

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan branded India an “oppressor and aggressor” on Wednesday, a year after New Delhi imposed direct rule on Indian-administered Kashmir. Solidarity marches were held in all major Pakistani cities to mark the anniversary of New Delhi stripping Muslim-majority Indian Kashmir of its semi-autonomous status, a move that outraged Islamabad. … Continue reading Pakistan PM Khan Slams ‘Oppressor’ India On Kashmir Anniversary

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Japan Marks 75th Anniversary Of Hiroshima Atomic Bomb

    Japan on Thursday marks 75 years since the world’s first atomic bomb attack, with the coronavirus pandemic forcing a scaling back of ceremonies to commemorate the victims. Survivors, relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries will attend this year’s main event in Hiroshima to pray for the victims and call for world peace. … Continue reading Japan Marks 75th Anniversary Of Hiroshima Atomic Bomb

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Manchester United, Inter Milan Reach Europa League Last Eight

  Manchester United edged LASK 2-1 and Inter Milan beat Getafe 2-0 on Wednesday in rescheduled ties due to the coronavirus pandemic to clinch places in the quarter-finals of the Europa League. United had a 5-0 lead from their first leg played in March and will face Copenhagen who enjoyed a 3-0 victory on the … Continue reading Manchester United, Inter Milan Reach Europa League Last Eight

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Nadal Hopes To Play At French Open Next Year

  Rafael Nadal has restated his intention to play at the French Open next year and remains hopeful it will go ahead, despite withdrawing from the U.S Open due to Covid-19 concerns. Nadal’s withdrawal from Flushing Meadows was confirmed shortly after the Madrid Open was cancelled due to a rise in Covid-19 cases in Europe, … Continue reading Nadal Hopes To Play At French Open Next Year

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Insurgency: Attack On Zulum By Boko Haram, Military Insists

  Six days after the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum was attacked by suspected Boko Haram terrorists, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says the attack was not in any way, military sabotage.  A visibly-angry Zulum had after the attack, accused the Nigerian soldiers of being responsible for the raid on his convoy in Baga, … Continue reading Insurgency: Attack On Zulum By Boko Haram, Military Insists

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Awaiting Disaster, Ammonium Nitrate Was Stored At Beirut Port For Years

    For at least six years, hundreds of tonnes of ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities say caused Tuesday’s massive blast, were negligently stored in a Beirut port warehouse, waiting for disaster to strike.  The odourless crystalline substance commonly used as a fertiliser has caused numerous industrial explosions over the decades — including the massive … Continue reading Awaiting Disaster, Ammonium Nitrate Was Stored At Beirut Port For Years

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Lagos Govt Officials Visit Late Chidinma Ajoku’s Family

  The Lagos State Government has paid a visit to the family of the late Chidinma Ajoku. The Attorney General & Commissioner of Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) accompanied by some top officials from the state’s ministry of justice visited the family today on behalf of the State Government. They were received by the late Chidinma’s … Continue reading Lagos Govt Officials Visit Late Chidinma Ajoku’s Family

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‘Armageddon’ At Beirut Hospitals After Blast Hurt Medics, Patients Alike

    His head bandaged just like his patients, Dr Antoine Qurban said Tuesday’s enormous blast brought “Armageddon” to Beirut’s overwhelmed hospitals in chaotic scenes reminiscent of a war zone.    “Wounded people bleeding out in the middle of the street, others lying on the ground in the hospital courtyard — it reminded me of … Continue reading ‘Armageddon’ At Beirut Hospitals After Blast Hurt Medics, Patients Alike

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