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‘Good morning’ Facebook post leads to arrest of Palestinian

Israeli police have mistakenly arrested then released a Palestinian who posted "good morning" in Arabic on Facebook after software mistranslated it as "attack them," police and a media report said Sunday.

Couple jailed for kissing in Tunisia

A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted Wednesday on appeal in Tunis for “public indecency” after an altercation with police who arrested the couple while they were hugging in a car.

Who are the Haqqanis, Afghanistan’s most feared insurgents?

The rescue of an abducted US-Canadian family in Pakistan last week has spotlighted their captors the Haqqani network, former CIA assets now considered one of the most dangerous factions fighting US-led NATO forces in Afghanistan.

UNESCO’s next chief to come from France or Qatar

UNESCO's next chief will come from either Qatar or France as candidates were winnowed down ahead of a decisive vote Friday on the future of the U.N. cultural agency.

Suspected bomb lab found near Paris, two arrested

A suspected bomb-making laboratory was discovered Wednesday in an unoccupied apartment in a Paris suburb, leading to two arrests, sources close to the probe said.

Saudi Arabian ‘honesty’ app takes internet by storm

Fizzing with boyish exuberance, Saudi programmer Zainalabdin Tawfiq could be mistaken for a college freshman, but the popularity of his “honesty” app has shone a spotlight on the conservative kingdom’s nascent tech scene.

Netflix taps Oscar-winner Damien Chazelle for musical series

Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle is to bring an eight-episode musical drama set in Paris to Netflix, the internet streaming service announced on Friday.

Shekau warns Maiduguri residents in new video

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has threatened to carry out fresh attacks in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state.

Israel’s ban on Al Jazeera a ‘brazen attack’ – Amnesty

Israel's decision to shut down Al Jazeera's operations in Jerusalem sends a "chilling message that Israeli authorities will not tolerate critical coverage", Amnesty International has said.

Terror probe after man with knife ‘targets soldier’ at Eiffel Tower

A terror investigation has been launched in Paris after a man with a blade tried to force his way in to the Eiffel Tower.

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Police arrest four NAF personnel for vandalising water pipe in Lagos

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Policemen arrested after killing suspected drug trafficker

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Suspected Niger Delta militants kidnap four British nationals

Suspected militants have kidnapped four British nationals in southern Nigeria, police and community leaders said on Wednesday.

INEC assures on credible election in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is working towards achieving 100 per cent free, fair and credible election in Cross River in 2019.

Theresa May seeks summit breakthrough with offer on EU citizens

British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged Thursday to treat European nationals living in Britain fairly as she tried to get sceptical EU leaders to revive Brexit negotiations at a summit in Brussels.

Don urges fed govt to pay more attention to agriculture

Prof. Ayodele Odofin of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, has called for more attention on agriculture to increase profits, food security, preserve, and enhance the resource base of the nation and its environment.

Antonio Conte hits back at Jose Mourinho over injury jibe

Antonio Conte warned Jose Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea after the Manchester United boss criticised managers who complain about injuries.