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Australian nun Patricia Fox to leave Philippines after battle with Rodrigo Duterte

An Australian nun who battled a government bid to expel her from the Philippines after she angered President Rodrigo Duterte, said Wednesday she will leave rather than face certain arrest and deportation.
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Potential explosive found outside George Soros’s home

A suspected explosive device has been found in a mailbox near the New York state home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros, the FBI says.
Bahrain jails seven over oil pipeline blast

Bahrain jails seven over oil pipeline blast

A Bahrain court sentenced seven citizens to prison terms Monday, stripping six of their nationality after finding the group guilty of attacking an oil pipeline last year, according to Arabnews .com reports.
President Buhari receives in audience Sheikh Qaribullah Nasir Kabara in State House on 9th Oct 2018 1

Muhammadu Buhari asks Muslim leaders to educate followers against acts of terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja, urged religious leaders in the country to assist government to overcome forces of destruction by enlightening their followers to guard against religious extremism and terrorism.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a press conference to launch the international trading of oil-backed cryptocurrency called Petro, on October 1, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Federico PARRA

Venezuela says suspected Nicolas Maduro attack plotter kills himself

Venezuela's government said Monday an opposition member accused of taking part in a failed drone attack on President Nicolas Maduro killed himself while in custody, but the opposition claimed he had been murdered.

France charges two men over alleged plot to kill Congo’s opposition figure

French prosecutors have charged two French men over a suspected plot to assassinate an opposition politician from the Congo Republic living in the Paris region, an official from the prosecutor’s office said on Friday.
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Abuja tremor: Scientists warn against indiscriminate blasting of rocks

Scientists have called on regulatory agencies to check the incessant rock blasting in the country in order to prevent recurrence of earth tremors.

Troops neutralise four Boko Haram members

The military said its troops have ‘neutralised’ four Boko Haram members in an ambush in the central part of Borno State while attempting clear the highway of explosives.
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‘Blast fishing’ thrives in Libya’s chaos

Residents of Tripoli's seafront wake up most weekends to loud blasts: fishermen using dynamite to maximise their catch, regardless of the damage they are causing to marine life.

ICRC: 1,500 deaths recorded in 2017 from explosives

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), on Tuesday said no fewer than 1,500 deaths were recorded in 2017 from explosives, while 66 per cent of the deaths were civilians.
An Afghan policeman inspects damaged vehicles after a suicide attack in Jalalabad city, Afghanistan July 10, 2018. REUTERS-Parwiz

Suicide bomber kills 10 in Afghan city of Jalalabad

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, government officials said. Inamullah Miakhel, spokesman for the provincial health department in the eastern city, confirmed...

Woman arrested in Mali for helping jihadists make bombs

Mali's intelligence services have arrested a Malian woman who was helping jihadists make explosives by supplying them with fertiliser, a first in the country badly hit by terror attacks, security sources told AFP on Friday.

Jerusalem as capital of Israel, how sustainable?

Jerusalem is now the capital of Israel. Yay! Echoed by some people around the world and boos! From some. Is Palestine a Muslim enclave? Only two per cent of Israelis are Christians about 172,000.

Two suicide bombers kill three in Borno

Two suicide bombers killed three Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual destruction by Boko Haram in 2014, sources told AFP Sunday.

Deaths in attack on ID registration centre in Kabul

A suicide bombing near a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least four people, health officials said.

Police raid criminal hideouts, recover 50 guns in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State said Saturday that they had made a major breakthrough in the fight against crime in the state with the recovery of about 50 high-calibre weapons from suspected criminals.

Police arrest two for threatening to abduct oil workers, blow up facilities

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested two suspected members of the amalgamated Niger Delta Avengers who allegedly threatened to kidnap oil workers and blow up oil facilities.

Federal government to deploy NAFDAC, NDLEA at airports, seaports

The federal government is to immediately deploy the National Agency for Food, Drugs and Administrative Control, NAFDAC, and the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to all the nation’s airports, seaports, land ports to assist other border agencies in chemical anti-smuggling enforcement.

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Then-Army Capt. Mathew L. Golsteyn in Afghanistan. He has been charged in the alleged killing of a suspected Taliban bombmaker in 2010. (Officer of Rep. Duncan Hunter)

Donald Trump to review case of soldier charged with murdering Afghan

US President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will review the case of a soldier charged with premeditated murder for killing an alleged bomb-maker in Afghanistan.

Soldier killed as troops repel attack by insurgents disguised as aid workers

One soldier has been killed as the Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno.
Anthony Joshua celebrates with all his belts after stopping Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Photo by Richard Heathcote-Getty Images

Anthony Joshua: Why I rejected $50 million offer to fight Wilder at Wembley

Anthony Joshua has explained why he and Deontay Wilder did not fight this summer at Wembley Stadium.
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Liverpool back on top as Xherdan Shaqiri sinks Manchester United

Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League as Xherdan Shaqiri inspired a 3-1 win over bitter rivals Manchester United, while Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run was shattered by a shock defeat at Southampton on Sunday.
Kano Pillars retain Ahlan Cup

Kano Pillars stop Wikki Tourists to retain Ahlan Cup

Kano Pillars today retained the Ahlan Pre-Season Tournament after they beat Wikki Tourists 2-1 in the Final at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.