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    Australian workers entitled to go home once it starts raining

Australian workers entitled to go home once it starts raining

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    Erdogan suffers setback as opposition party takes Istanbul

Erdogan suffers setback as opposition party takes Istanbul

Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition Republican Peoples Party (CHP) has emerged the mayor of Istanbul, a major city in Turkey.After polling 775,000 votes (54 percent) in the ballot, Imamoglu put an end to the ruling AK party's 25-year rule in Istanbul.The result is described as a big loss for President Recep Erdogan, leader of the AK party, who had said, [...]

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    Ethiopian army chief, governor shot dead in failed coup

Ethiopian army chief, governor shot dead in failed coup

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    Trump: I called off Iran strike to avoid killing 150 people

Trump: I called off Iran strike to avoid killing 150 people

Donald Trump, US president, says he called off the airstrike against three Iranian targets with 10 minutes to spare after learning that it might kill as many as 150 people.In a series of tweets on Friday, Trump accused the western Asian country of shooting down an unmanned drone flying in international waters on Monday.He said military leaders met him about [...]

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    Israeli company unveils ‘world’s first’ electric plane

Israeli company unveils ‘world’s first’ electric plane

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    Israeli churches rise against TB Joshua, want planned visit cancelled

Israeli churches rise against TB Joshua, want planned visit cancelled

Many churches in the Israeli city of Nazareth have kicked against the planned visit of TB Joshua, Nigerian televangelist and founder the Synagogue Church of All Nations.According to Haaretz, an Israeli publication, the planned visit of Joshua has generated criticisms among the residents and stakeholders, including church officials.Joshua is scheduled to visit the Israeli city ahead of his church’s event [...]

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    UN: India to overtake China as world’s most populous country

UN: India to overtake China as world’s most populous country

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    Ghanaian varsity fires Nigerian prof

Ghanaian varsity fires Nigerian prof

The University of Education (UEW), Ghana, has sacked Augustine Nwagbara, a Nigerian professor, over "unethical and damning" comments he made about the country and its education system.Nwagbara, in a viral video, had accused the Ghanaian government of maltreating Nigerians.The professor had urged a group of people to employ the media from Nigeria to reshape the reportage of Nigerians based in Ghana.Shortly [...]

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    Ghana invites Nigerian diplomat for talks — after protest against negative press

Ghana invites Nigerian diplomat for talks — after protest against negative press

Ghanaian authorities have invited Olufemi Abikoye, Nigeria's high commissioner to the country, over a protest on the "demonising" reports about Nigerians based in Ghana.The high commissioner had expressed concerns over the manner in which the Ghanaian press “priortised” negative reports about Nigerians.“The Ghanaian press, both print and electronic as well as social media seems to have enjoyed a field day [...]

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    Nigerian traders ‘under attack’ in Ghana

Nigerian traders ‘under attack’ in Ghana

At least 20 shops belonging to Nigerians were forcibly locked at Suame Magazine in Kumasi, Ashanti region of Ghana, on Monday.According to GhanaWeb, the traders said they were being targetted over the alleged involvement of Nigerian nationals in kidnappings in Ghana.Four Nigerians had been arrested over the alleged kidnap of two Canadians.The arrested suspects were reported to have abducted Bailey Jordan [...]

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