Canada Lawmakers Rebuke PM Trudeau Over China Policy

  Canadian leader Justin Trudeau has been rebuked for his handling of a simmering dispute with China, with lawmakers voting against his government to set up a committee examining relations with Beijing. Diplomatic relations between Canada and China hit rock bottom after last year’s arrest of Huawei executive Meng Hangzhou in Vancouver. Former diplomat Michael … Continue reading Canada Lawmakers Rebuke PM Trudeau Over China Policy

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Eruption Fears Halt Plans To Get Bodies Off New Zealand Volcano

  Fears of another eruption at the New Zealand volcano believed to have killed 15 people made it too dangerous for emergency teams to recover bodies, police said Wednesday, as doctors fought to save survivors who suffered horrific burns. The official death toll after Monday’s explosion on White Island stands at six, with police listing another nine as … Continue reading Eruption Fears Halt Plans To Get Bodies Off New Zealand Volcano

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Trump Pays $2m In Damages To Charities After Court Ruling

  Donald Trump on Tuesday paid $2 million in damages as part of a settlement over use of his former charity to further his political and business interests — the latest item on the US president’s list of legal woes. Trump had been accused of using foundation funds to settle lawsuits, promote his Trump-branded hotels, … Continue reading Trump Pays $2m In Damages To Charities After Court Ruling

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Napoli Sack Ancelotti Despite Champions League Victory

  Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked by Napoli despite taking the Serie A side to the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday with a 4-0 win over Genk. “Napoli has decided to relieve Carlo Ancelotti of his role as first team coach,” the Italian side said in a statement. Tuesday’s win over Genk, which saw Napoli finish … Continue reading Napoli Sack Ancelotti Despite Champions League Victory

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Police Officer, Five Others Killed In New Jersey Shooting

  Six people including a police officer and two suspects were killed during an hours-long shootout across a New York suburb not far from the Statue of Liberty, local officials said. “Our officers were under fire for hours,” Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly told reporters after the latest high-profile US shooting. In addition to the officer and … Continue reading Police Officer, Five Others Killed In New Jersey Shooting

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Slums: Thousands Of People Come Into Lagos Without A Plan – Sanwo-Olu

  The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has blamed the challenges of slums and shanties in the state on those coming into the state aimlessly. He stated this on Wednesday during his appearance on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. “Thousands of people come into the city without plans, and we do not … Continue reading Slums: Thousands Of People Come Into Lagos Without A Plan – Sanwo-Olu

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US City Hit By Cyberattack Days After Military Base Shooting

  Authorities in Pensacola, Florida said Monday the city had been hit by a cyberattack, just days after a Saudi officer killed three American sailors at the city’s naval base. Emails, telephone lines and online payment services were affected by the attack, the northwestern municipality announced on Facebook. Officials did not say whether there was a link … Continue reading US City Hit By Cyberattack Days After Military Base Shooting

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Security: Lagos To Build New Control Centre, Install Over 2,000 Cameras – Sanwo-Olu

  Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says his administration has put certain measures in place to improve the security situation in the state. He revealed that by 2020, the state government would build a new control and command centre, as well as install over 2,000 cameras across the state. Governor Sanwo-Olu who was a … Continue reading Security: Lagos To Build New Control Centre, Install Over 2,000 Cameras – Sanwo-Olu

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Five Killed In Somalia After Jihadists Attack Hotel

  Five people including three civilians were killed when jihadist militants stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital, police said Wednesday, adding that all five attackers had also died after an hours-long siege. The attack on Tuesday evening, claimed by the Islamist group al-Shabaab, took place at a hotel in Mogadishu popular with politicians, army officers … Continue reading Five Killed In Somalia After Jihadists Attack Hotel

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Ajax’s Fairytale Champions League Run End After Valencia Defeat

  Ajax’s hopes of another fairytale run in the Champions League were dashed on Tuesday as a 1-0 defeat at home to Valencia sent them crashing out and the Spaniards through to the last 16.  Rodrigo Moreno’s 24th-minute strike proved the winner at the Johan Cruyff Arena and enough to flip the top three in … Continue reading Ajax’s Fairytale Champions League Run End After Valencia Defeat

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