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Outrage as hotel orders Jewish guests to shower before swimming

A Swiss hotel that posted signs telling Jewish clients to shower before using the pool and restricting their access to the facility’s freezer has unleashed outrage and official complaints from Israel.

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Mass education commission distributes radio sets, phones to informal learners

The National Mass Education Commission has distributed radio receivers and mobile phones to 400 informal learners in Bauchi and Borno States to boost its “Literacy by Radio English Language’’ programme.
Strong winds and heavy rain pounds Brahmapur in Odisha state [NiteshFanaaS via Storyful]

Two killed as Cyclone Titli smashes eastern India

Cyclone Titli, packing winds up to 165km, has slammed into eastern India, killing two people and triggering widespread flooding and power outages.
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Chy Schwimmer: Pilgrimage sites’ll boost Nigeria’s economy

President, Association of Virtuous Women in Pilgrimage and Tourism of Nigeria (AVWOPAT), Dr. Chy Schwimmer, has said that pilgrimage sites that are strategically positioned across Nigeria could boost the country’s economy.
Fire fighters posted this image from the scene of the incident at Beverley Airfield, near Levan in Humberside, last night. ( Twitter-Driffield Fire Station )

Police: Two killed in light Aircraft crash in East England

A light plane has crashed in the East of England leaving both the pilot and a passenger killed, Humberside Police said on Thursday.
Portuguese shepherd Fernando Moura, 49, milks a goat near Loriga, at Serra da Estrela mountain, in center Portugal on September 21, 2018. - Hoping to contain wildfires that threaten its mountains each year, Portugal's government has hired goats to munch through undergrowth and create natural, cost-effective fire barriers. For the next five years, goats have one mission -- to roam across the slopes of the central Serra da Estrela range and clear around 50 hectares (123.5 acres) of scrubland to create the natural firewalls. (Photo by Francisco LEONG / AFP)

Goat brigades help battle Portugal’s deadly wildfires

Fernando Moura and his herd may not look like heroes but the Portuguese farmer and his 370 goats are the latest recruits in the country's battle against summer forest fires.