Niger says 34 migrants, including 20 children, found dead

Niger says 34 migrants, including 20 children, found dead

Thirty-four migrants, including 20 children, have been found dead in Niger’s vast desert after being abandoned by their smuggler, the government of the West African nation said in a statement read on national television on Wednesday. Agadez in the landlocked...
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Pacing feet, rants, executions – inside the Orlando killer’s rampage

Pacing feet, rants, executions – inside the Orlando killer’s rampage

Patience Carter had been on the floor of the bathroom stall for hours, her right femur shattered by a bullet, pinned beneath friends and strangers. They all had reached the same dead end in a frantic rush to escape the...
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Clinton loss in West Virginia signals trouble in Rust Belt

Clinton loss in West Virginia signals trouble in Rust Belt

U.S. Democratic White House candidate Hillary Clinton lost a nominating contest to Bernie Sanders in economically struggling West Virginia on Tuesday, a setback that could signal trouble for her in industrial states in the November general election. The defeat...
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In remote corner of Iraq, an unlikely alliance forms against Islamic State

In remote corner of Iraq, an unlikely alliance forms against Islamic State

They share little more than an enemy and struggle to communicate on the battlefield, but together two relatively obscure groups have opened up a new front against Islamic State militants in a remote corner of Iraq. The unlikely alliance between...
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Cameron says leaders of ‘fantastically corrupt’ countries to attend UK anti-graft summit

Cameron says leaders of ‘fantastically corrupt’ countries to attend UK anti-graft summit

British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera telling Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday that leaders of some “fantastically corrupt” countries, including Nigeria and Afghanistan, were due to attend his anti-corruption summit. Cameron will host...
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Children dying among detained ‘Boko Haram suspects’ in Nigeria: Amnesty

Children dying among detained ‘Boko Haram suspects’ in Nigeria: Amnesty

Around 1,200 people, one in 10 of whom are children, are being detained at Giwa barracks in the city of Maiduguri, where they are kept in dirty, overcrowded cells without enough food or water and denied access to legal aid...
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REVEALED: Aliko Dangote and 61 other people who are richer than half of the world

REVEALED: Aliko Dangote and 61 other people who are richer than half of the world

Aliko Dangote, the president of Dangote group and 61 other billionaires are richer than over 3.5 billion people around the world. In a report recently released by Oxfam, an international confederation against poverty, ahead of the world economic forum in...
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Nigeria says preventing attacks by armed herdsmen a security priority

Nigeria says preventing attacks by armed herdsmen a security priority

Nigeria’s government has made preventing attacks by armed herdsmen a security priority in Africa’s most populous country, a spokesman for the president said on Wednesday in the wake of an attack that may have left up to 50 people dead....
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Trump breaks taboos, attacks Clinton on gender issue

Trump breaks taboos, attacks Clinton on gender issue

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump waded into politically risky territory this week when he accused Democrat Hillary Clinton of exploiting her gender to win votes and said she would have little support if she were not a woman. As Trump...
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All governors declare: We are in BAD shape

All governors declare: We are in BAD shape

Governors of the 36 states of the federation rose from their meeting on Wednesday night in one accord and with once voice, declaring: “We are in bad shape.” The N299 billion shared from the federation account for March 2016 is regarded...
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