Category Archives: Around The World

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush Passes At 92

Former U.S first lady and literacy campaigner Barbara Bush has passed on at the age of 92. Bush, the wife of U.S longest-lived president George H.W Bush, 93, and mother of former president George W Bush had been in failing health in recent times and the family had earlier said that she had declined further medical treatment. Bush’s son, George…

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Father Throws Baby Off Roof During Protest With Police In South Africa & She Survives

A heart-wrenching moment ensued yesterday when a one-year-old toddler was tossed by father from the roof of a shack in Kwadwesi near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. According to the South African Police Service (SAPS), the incident took place during a demolition operation by the Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality of alleged illegal shacks in…

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Police Officers In Argentina Say Mice Ate Missing Marijuana

Police officers in Argentina have claimed mice ate 540kg of marijuana which disappeared from a police warehouse, Guardian reports, adding that eight officers have been dismissed following the discovery. 6,000kg of marijuana has been in storage for 2 years, but when officers returned for inspection, only 5,460kg was found. Police officers who were questioned by Judge Adrián González…

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Plane Crash In Algeria Kills At Least 100

A military airplane has crashed in Algeria, killing at least 100 people, Al-Jazeera reports. The military plane crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria near the Boufarik airbase, outside Algeria’s capital, Algiers. The plane was carrying troops and was headed for a military base in Bechar, southwest Algeria. Speaking to The Associated Press, Mohammed Achour, chief spokesman…

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Youtube Releases Statement After Shooting Incident

YouTube has issued a statement concerning the shooting which left 3 people wounded and the suspected shooter dead. Nasim Najafi Aghdam had been fingered as the suspect who opened fire in the company’s headquarters, believing the video streaming platform had a vendetta against her. YouTube, in a statement released on Google Communication’s Twitter, has thanked the San…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Stable After Heart Surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger is recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after undergoing heart surgery. The 70-year-old former California governor had a scheduled procedure to replace a pulmonic valve on Thursday, according to Schwarzenegger’s spokesman, Daniel Ketchell. He was in stable condition on Friday. “His first words were actually ’I’m back,” so he is in good spirits,”…

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Nelson Mandela’s Ex-Wife, Winnie, Dies At 81

Winnie Madikizela Mandela, former wife of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, has passed away. Winnie, who was also an anti-apartheid campaigner, died at age eighty-one (81) in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness on Monday afternoon,. According to a statement by Victor Dlamini, a family spokesman: “She died after a long illness,…

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