World 18.6.2018 09:04 am

Suicide blasts in Nigeria kill 31 people

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 31 people in an attack on a town in northeast Nigeria.

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists using young girls as suicide bombers killed 31 people in an attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and a militia leader told AFP on Sunday.

Suicide blasts in Nigeria kill 31 people
Suicide blasts in Nigeria kill 31 people

Suicide blasts in Nigeria kill 31 people

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 31 people in an attack on a town in northeast Nigeria.

Japan earthquake kills three
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Japan earthquake kills three

A powerful quake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring scores of others, according to an official tally.
Woman yelling ‘Allahu akbar’ slashes two with blade in France
World

Woman yelling ‘Allahu akbar’ slashes two with blade in France

The woman, who carries a physical handicap card, will undergo a psychiatric assessment.
US property crisis looms as sea level rises, experts warn
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US property crisis looms as sea level rises, experts warn

By century’s end, if current trends continue, more than $1 trillion in commercial and private US property may be at risk.
WATCH: Indonesian killed by his mother’s falling funeral coffin
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WATCH: Indonesian killed by his mother’s falling funeral coffin

An Indonesian was killed when his mother’s coffin fell from a funeral tower and crushed him during a service on the island of Sulawesi, police said Sunday.
Unwanted migrant ship finally arrives ‘home’ in Spain
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Unwanted migrant ship finally arrives ‘home’ in Spain

At the port, a huge banner was hung up saying ‘Welcome home’ to the African migrants.
You’d have to be very brave to invest in North Korea
Business

You’d have to be very brave to invest in North Korea

Even if sanctions are lifted, ‘it’s basically a police state and you have a long way to go to North Korea becoming a normal economy’.
Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan – report
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Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan – report

He also apparently told French president Macron that ‘all the terrorists are in Paris’.
WATCH: Maradona in racism storm
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WATCH: Maradona in racism storm

Fans have questioned Maradona’s actions during the World Cup match Argentina against Iceland.
Oprah to produce shows for Apple
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Oprah to produce shows for Apple

Winfrey and Apple will create original programs to connect with audiences around the world.
Italy bans more migrant rescue boats
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Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

The new rightwing and anti-immigrant Italian government last week banned the French NGO operated vessel the Aquarius.
Couple on holiday in Portugal plunge to their deaths taking a selfie
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Couple on holiday in Portugal plunge to their deaths taking a selfie

The couple from Perth, Australia had been vacationing in Europe since January and were in Portugal to attend a wedding.
VIDEOS: Blaze rips through one of world’s best art schools in Glasgow
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VIDEOS: Blaze rips through one of world’s best art schools in Glasgow

A blaze tore through the art school in 2014, badly damaging the building designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Uproar after construction workers tar road over sleeping dog
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Uproar after construction workers tar road over sleeping dog

The team made no effort to chase or move the dog before killing it with the hot tar.
Republican brothel magnate wins a US primary in Nevada
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Republican brothel magnate wins a US primary in Nevada

Dennis Hof spent Friday insulting his party after he defeated hospital executive James Oscarson earlier this week.
WATCH: Lawyers to use sexy video of Meghan to appeal Kate topless photo case
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WATCH: Lawyers to use sexy video of Meghan to appeal Kate topless photo case

The lawyers say the video shows members of the royal family are comfortable with sexy photos.
Husband turns up at home a year after he was cremated
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Husband turns up at home a year after he was cremated

Further investigations by the police revealed that the man the family had cremated was a stranger.
China retaliates in trade war against US
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China retaliates in trade war against US

‘Launching a trade war does not accord with global interests,’ the Chinese commerce ministry said. 
Trump threatens to leave UN Human Rights Council
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Trump threatens to leave UN Human Rights Council

The US has sent the United Nations a list of reforms demanded if the country is to remain a member of the body.
At least 139 fighters dead in Yemen
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At least 139 fighters dead in Yemen

The situation in Yemen is described by the United Nations as the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.
Hawking delivers message from beyond the grave
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Hawking delivers message from beyond the grave

The ashes of the theoretical physicist were interred by the graves of fellow science greats Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.
Iran bans World Cup screenings
2018 World Cup

Iran bans World Cup screenings

The Islamic republic is thought to be the only country in the world that refuses to allow fans to gather in open public spaces for the World Cup.
UK to place ‘upskirters’ on sex offender list
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UK to place ‘upskirters’ on sex offender list

A new law being debated in UK parliament on Friday will make taking photos underneath women’s skirts illegal.
Trump edges towards trade war with China
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Trump edges towards trade war with China

Donald Trump unveiled a list of Chinese imports that would face punishing tariffs.
Japanese man returns home one year after he was supposedly cremated
World

Japanese man returns home one year after he was supposedly cremated

Further investigations by the police revealed the man the family had cremated was a stranger.
Zimbabwe on the road to first post-Mugabe election
Africa

Zimbabwe on the road to first post-Mugabe election

The election will be a test for President Emmerson Mnangagwa as his first time on the head of the ballot.

 

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