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Buddhist Master Xuecheng arrives at the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing in March 3. Getty Images

Monk removed as head of Chinese temple amid sex probe

The former head of China’s government-run Buddhist association has been removed as abbot of a Beijing temple following a sexual assault investigation, officials said.
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Woman jailed for complaining about mosque noise

A woman in Muslim-majority Indonesia was sentenced to 18 months in jail Tuesday for complaining about the volume of a mosque’s call to prayer — the latest conviction under a controversial blasphemy law.

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Lai Mohammed: Deceased Kwara APC members sacrificed for emancipation of state

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who died on Sunday paid the supreme price for the emancipation of the state.
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Fleeing robbers push out injured member from moving vehicle

The Lagos State Police Command said a suspected robber, Yusuf Nasiru, has started giving information to detectives because he is angry that his gang members gave up on him when he needed them most.
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AWCON: Dennerby optimistic of World Cup ticket

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby says he remains optimistic that the eight-time African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) champions would secure a ticket to the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France.

APC: We won’t substitute Abdullahi Ganduje over alleged bribery videos

Amidst the brouhaha still trailing the allegation levelled against Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, of collecting kickbacks from contractors, the National secretarial of the All Progressive Congress (APC) said it would not substitute his name in 2019 election.

Bayern Munich post record financial returns for 2017/18

Bayern, chasing a seventh straight league title sit fifth in the Bundesliga table, trail leaders Borussia Dortmund by seven points, but are in rude health off the pitch.