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Parents protect 15-year-old who allegedly killed brother

A 15-year-old boy, who hacked his 22-year-old brother to death with a machete has been arrested.
Survivor Giuseppe Giordano (C-R) sits by the coffins of his relatives during a funeral ceremony on November 6, 2018 in Palermo, for nine members of a single family who drowned when their home was engulfed in water following devastating floods. - Nine members of a single family, including children aged one, three and 15, drowned overnight on November 3 after a river burst its banks in the coastal Sicilian town of Casteldaccia, submerging their rented villa in water and mud. (Photo by Alessandro FUCARINI / AFP)

Italy mourns family of nine killed in flash flood

Thousands of people gathered Tuesday for the funerals of an extended family killed in Sicily when a flash flood engulfed their villa during devastating storms that wreaked havoc across Italy.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘I was no longer indispensable’ at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has said he decided to leave Real Madrid for Juventus after sensing that the Spanish club’s president, Florentino Perez, no longer saw him as being “indispensable”.
Magnus Abe

2019: Aisha Buhari’s brother, Usani Usani, Magnus Abe lose out as APC submits candidates’...

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu; Senator Magnus Abe and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, have lost out in the nomination process for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Rape victim’s abortion conviction overturned

An Indonesian Appeals Court has overturned a six-month jail sentence handed to a 15-year-old girl for aborting a pregnancy that resulted from being raped by her brother.

Man seeks justice over son’s death aftermath SARS brutality

The father of 25-year-old man, Hassan Abdullahi, has called on the Nigerian police to obey a court order to pay him N10 million compensation over the death of his son following alleged brutality by the operatives of the Special Ant-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia freezes trade, investment with Canada, over ‘interference’ in internal affairs

Saudi Arabia has said it is freezing all new trade and investment with Canada over its “interference” in the Gulf Kingdom’s internal affairs.

Prostitutes threaten to starve policemen of sex over incessant arrests

Sex workers in Anambra State have threatened to starve policemen who patronise them over alleged harassment and arrest of their colleagues in major cities of the state.

15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday.

Governor Tambuwal: Killings due to failure of leadership, preventable

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has blamed ongoing killings across the country on failure of leadership while noting that the deaths are avoidable and the killings are preventable.

Trial of alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda stalled

The trial of Maryam Sanda, alleged to have killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, was on Thursday stalled due to the ill-health of the prosecution counsel, James Idachaba.

Counsel’s ill-health stalls trial of alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda

Hearing in the trial of Maryam Sanda, accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, was on Tuesday stalled due to the absence of her counsel, Mr Joseph Daudu (SAN).

Two Italian men charged over assault on Liverpool fan

Two Italian men were charged on Thursday in connection with an assault which left a 53-year-old Liverpool fan in a critical condition before Tuesday’s Champions League clash with AS Roma.

Saudi Arabia permits women to join army

In the deliberate policy to give more freedom to women, Saudi Arabia has permitted the enlistment of women in the army.

Saudi women need not wear abaya robes – cleric

Saudi women should not have to wear the loose-fitting abaya robe to shroud their bodies in public, a senior cleric said, in the latest sign of a far-reaching liberalisation drive.

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A Chinese court ordered a ban in the country on iPhone sales in a patent dispute between US chipmaker Qualcomm and Apple, according to a Qualcomm statement Monday.

Chelsea fans banned for alleged abuse of Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling

Chelsea have suspended four people from attending matches while an investigation into the alleged racial abuse of Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling takes place.
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.

Alex Iwobi: Arsenal were lucky to score against Huddersfield

Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.

INEC: Nigerians don’t follow us on social media

The Independent National Electoral Commission has decried what it called the very poor followership of its activities in the social media by eligible voters for the 2019 general elections.

Mustapha Shehuri: We’ll no longer accept excuses from DisCos

The federal government would no longer accept excuses from Electricity Distribution companies for failure to distribute power to consumers.