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Ambulances from Ha Tinh province are seen while allegedly carrying some of the bodies of victims on 39 deaths on a truck container in UK, leave Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, Vietnam November 27, 2019. REUTERS-Stringer

Remains of all 39 lorry death victims returned to Vietnam

The remains of all of the 39 migrants found dead in a lorry in England last month after being trafficked into the country have been returned to Vietnam, the government said in a statement on Saturday.
Tanitoluwa Adewumi, age 8, skidded around the empty apartment, laughing excitedly, then leapt onto his dad’s back. “I have a home!” he said in wonderment. “I have a home!”

Trevor Noah to produce film on 8-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy

Television host and comedian, Trevor Noah is developing a film about Tanitoluwa ‘Tani’ Adewumi, the eight-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy.
A British teenager who accused seven Israelis of gang rape covers her face with a hood as she leaves the Famagusta District Court in Paralimni in eastern Cyprus, after a hearing session on August 27, 2019. – Initially, the 19-year-old woman had alleged that 12 Israelis gang raped her at the hotel where she was staying in the popular Ayia Napa resort on July 17. (Photo by Iakovos Hatzistavrou / AFP)

British teen pleads not guilty in Cyprus rape claim trial

A British teenager accused of falsely claiming she was gang raped by 12 Israeli tourists in Cyprus pleaded not guilty to causing public mischief on Tuesday.

Nigerian catholic priest suspended after rape charge from American teacher

The Pittsburgh Diocese of the Catholic Church in the United States has suspended Nigerian priest Cyprian Duru from ministry, after accusation of rape and legal action by 68 year-old retired English teacher Kathy Coll.
A teenager lost part of her leg after being attacked by a shark while swimming off the coast of the southeastern United States, her family said on Monday.

Teenager loses leg in shark attack

A teenager lost part of her leg after being attacked by a shark while swimming off the coast of the southeastern United States, her family said on Monday.
The Adewumi family - Tani and his brother, Austin, and their parents, Kayode and Oluwatoyin. Christopher Lee for The New York Times

Homeless Nigerian Chess prodigy gets new apartment in New York

The eight-year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa Adewunmi, and his family have moved into a new apartment, courtesy of goodwill donations after his success story went viral.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar unaware of GoFundMe accounts – spokesman

Hours after several crowdfunding accounts were set up for the People’s Democratic Party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his spokesman, Paul Ibe, has said he is unaware of the accounts.
David Ibbotson

Family tries to revive search for Emiliano Sala plane pilot

The family of the pilot of the small plane that crashed over the Channel while flying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala to Britain has launched a fundraising campaign to find his remains.
Emiliano Sala

Emiliano Sala’s family requests divers to recover footballer’s body

Emiliano Sala’s family has demanded officials recover the bodies of the footballer and his pilot from the bottom of the English Channel – but the mission could be delayed by bad weather.
(FILES) This file photo taken on August 25, 2018 shows Nantes’ Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala at La Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France, on August 25, 2018. – Cardiff striker Emiliano Sala was on board of a missing plane that vanished from radar off Alderney in the Channel Islands according to French police sources on January 22, 2019. (Photo by SEBASTIEN SALOM GOMIS / AFP)

Bordeaux deny asking for missing Emiliano Sala fee

Bordeaux have denied demanding a fee for missing striker Emiliano Sala following his move to Cardiff City.
Laura Avila

US woman dies after failed plastic surgery

The Texas woman who suffered severe brain damage from surgical complications tied to plastic surgery in Mexico has died.
Danielle Scott-Arruda celebrates a win for Team USA over China at the 2012 London Olympics. Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports

Volleyball player stabbed while protecting sister in fatal attack

Five-time U.S. Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott required surgery after receiving multiple stab wounds while trying to protect her sister from a fatal knife attack Sunday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Omoyele Sowore

Sowore’s presidential campaign fund-raiser nets $97,226 of $2m goal

The political fund-raiser inaugurated on GoFundMe by the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has generated $97, 226 out of the $2m mark.
Emeka Nnaka Ellen

Ellen DeGeneres donates $100,000 to Nigerian-American paralysed footballer

American TV host, Ellen DeGeneres, has donated $100,000 to Emeka Nnaka, a paralysed Nigerian-American footballer.
Michael Nash of Arlington

Man dies trying to save victim from sex abuse

A Virginia man Patricio Salazar has been beaten to death after he tried to intervene to stop a sexual assault on a lady.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF to hit opposition leader with ‘$3 million’ legal bill

Zimbabwe’s ruling party says it plans to claim up to $3 million for legal costs incurred in the just-ended presidential petition, which the struggling MDC Alliance has been ordered to pay.

104-year-old Australian scientist opts to end his life in Switzerland

Australia’s oldest scientist, David Goodall, who caused a stir when his university tried to vacate his office aged 102, will fly to Switzerland in early May to end his life, reigniting a national euthanasia debate.

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.

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Porsche gets 30,000 down payments for new electric car

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World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.

Rinsola Babajide’s brace sends Liverpool to next round of English Super Cup

Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.