US airport worker killed by exploding tyre

US airport worker killed by exploding tyre

An airport worker in southern California has been killed after a tyre exploded during maintenance work, officials said on Wednesday. The accident happened in a workshop at the John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana around 23:30 local time (07:30 GMT)

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Suspected Thief Returns Stolen Items After Bees Were Used To Nab Him

Suspected Thief Returns Stolen Items After Bees Were Used To Nab Him

Residents of Masindi town in Uganda were shocked after a suspected thief returned stolen items he had stolen from a resident of Kijura cell which is in the Masindi town of Uganda. In what looked like a witchcraft manifestation for

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Buhari “deeply disappointed” by Nigeria poll postponement

Buhari “deeply disappointed” by Nigeria poll postponement

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections billed for Saturday, 16 February 2019, saying he was “deeply disappointed” by the move. The Independent National Electoral Commission announced the shocking decision early Saturday,

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Nigeria postpones elections

Nigeria postpones elections

Nigeria’s presidential and parliamentary elections have been delayed for a week. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made the announcement just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday. “Proceeding with the election as scheduled is no

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Kenyan policeman sentenced to death in rare officer conviction

Kenyan policeman sentenced to death in rare officer conviction

Kenya’s High Court has sentenced a senior policeman to death for the murder of a detainee – one of two cases resulting in rare officer convictions. In a separate case, five senior police officers were found responsible for the death

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283 deaths from 59 terrorist attacks recorded across Africa in last 15 days of January 2019 – Report

283 deaths from 59 terrorist attacks recorded across Africa in last 15 days of January 2019 – Report

The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) in its bi-weekly “Africa Terrorism Bulletin” has recorded a total of 283 deaths resulting from 59 terrorist attacks across Africa between the periods of 16-31 January 2019. In all,

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Paul Manafort: Trump ex-aide lied to prosecutors, judge rules

Paul Manafort: Trump ex-aide lied to prosecutors, judge rules

Donald Trump’s former election campaign chief Paul Manafort breached his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller by lying to prosecutors, a US judge says. US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Manafort “made multiple false statements” to

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Huawei denies wrongdoing after US criminal charges

Huawei denies wrongdoing after US criminal charges

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has denied any wrongdoing after US prosecutors filed a host of criminal charges against the firm. Huawei has also rejected criminal claims against its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Canada last month.

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Nigerian chief justice’s suspension raises international concerns

Nigerian chief justice’s suspension raises international concerns

nternational observers have expressed concern about the suspension of Nigeria’s chief justice – just three weeks before a general election. Judge Walter Onnoghen was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. He is facing charges for allegedly failing to declare

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Philippines: Bomb blasts at cathedral kill 20, injure dozens

Philippines: Bomb blasts at cathedral kill 20, injure dozens

Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines have killed 20 people and injured dozens more, local officials say. The first blast happened as Sunday Mass was being celebrated at the church on Jolo island, where Islamist militants

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