Police Declare Fatal Stabbing Of UK MP Terrorist Incident

  The fatal stabbing of British MP David Amess was a terrorist incident, police said Saturday, at they investigated the second killing of a UK politician while meeting voters since 2016. The Metropolitan Police said its preliminary findings had revealed “a potential motivation linked to Islamist extremism”. Amess, a 69-year-old pro-Brexit Conservative lawmaker, was stabbed … Continue reading Police Declare Fatal Stabbing Of UK MP Terrorist Incident

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Bill Clinton To Spend Another Night Hospitalised For Infection

  Former US president Bill Clinton will spend another night in hospital, a spokesman said Friday, as he undergoes treatment for a reported case of sepsis. “All health indicators are trending in the right direction, including his white blood count which has decreased significantly. In order to receive further IV antibiotics he will remain in … Continue reading Bill Clinton To Spend Another Night Hospitalised For Infection

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Bitcoin Exceeds $60,000 On US Fund Approval Hopes

  Bitcoin breached the $60,000 mark for the first time since April on growing optimism that American regulators will greenlight the first US futures exchange-traded fund for the cryptocurrency. The digital currency was up more than 40 percent from a month ago, reaching $62,253 at 2050 GMT, according to Bloomberg News data, which reported that … Continue reading Bitcoin Exceeds $60,000 On US Fund Approval Hopes

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UN Extends Haiti Mission By Nine Months

  The United Nations Security Council extended the UN mission in Haiti by nine months on Friday after an 11th-hour compromise was struck between western powers and China. The council passed a resolution extending the mandate by less than the one year that the United States had sought but more than the six months Beijing … Continue reading UN Extends Haiti Mission By Nine Months

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Championship: West Brom Go Top After Gritty Derby Win

  West Brom moved to the top of the English Championship on Friday after a second-half strike by Karlan Grant gave them a 1-0 win over local rivals Birmingham. The Baggies lead the standings on goal difference from Bournemouth who can reclaim pole position by avoiding defeat at Bristol City on Saturday. Grant’s powerful 75th-minute … Continue reading Championship: West Brom Go Top After Gritty Derby Win

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It Is Time For Rashford To Focus On Football, Says Solskjaer

  Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes it is time for Marcus Rashford to focus on football after winning widespread plaudits for his anti-poverty campaigning. The 24-year-old forward hasn’t played since suffering a shoulder injury following England’s Euro 2020 final loss to Italy in July. However, he could make his first appearance of the … Continue reading It Is Time For Rashford To Focus On Football, Says Solskjaer

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At Least 12 Killed As Bandits Invade Zamfara Village, Burn Police Van

  No fewer than 12 people have been killed in an attack by bandits who invaded Sakajiki village in Kaura Namoda Emirate in Zamfara State. The Police Public Relations Officer in Zamfara, Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Friday. He said the casualties recorded in the incident would have been more if … Continue reading At Least 12 Killed As Bandits Invade Zamfara Village, Burn Police Van

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Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of Mompha’s Luxury Watches, Others

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted an order of interim forfeiture of 11 high-end designer items confiscated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from Internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha. The items – five luxury sunglasses, five luxury wristwatches, and an iPhone 8 – were seized from … Continue reading Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of Mompha’s Luxury Watches, Others

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Fix Earth Instead, Prince William Tells Space Tourists

  Britain’s Prince William ignited controversy on Thursday by blasting space tourism and saying that more attention should be paid to problems closer to home ahead of the COP26 climate summit. The comments by Queen Elizabeth II’s grandson were scheduled to be aired in a television interview later Thursday, a day after 90-year-old “Star Trek” … Continue reading Fix Earth Instead, Prince William Tells Space Tourists

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French Schools Pay Tribute To Teacher Killed Over Mohammed Cartoon

  Pupils in schools across France on Friday paid tribute to Samuel Paty, a year after the teacher was beheaded by an extremist for showing his class cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed. Paty’s violent death sent shockwaves through France and beyond, and was seen as an attack on the core values drilled by teachers … Continue reading French Schools Pay Tribute To Teacher Killed Over Mohammed Cartoon

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