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Hijab crisis: Parents of UI school urged to abide by regulations

The Board of Governors of the International School of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday rose from its meeting with a resolution that the dress code of the school should be maintained.

Hijab: UI-owned school insists on retaining dress code

The International School Ibadan (ISI) says it will continue to maintain the dress code of the 55-year-old institution.
Pakistan Islamists

Pakistan Islamists block roads to protest acquittal of Christian

Pakistan’s ultra-Islamist party blocked roads in major cities for a third day on Friday in protest against the acquittal of a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy allegations.
Asim Munir

Pakistan appoints new head of powerful intelligence agency

Pakistan has appointed a new chief for its powerful intelligence agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), as the previous appointee completed his term, the military said.
Nigeria Police

Police nab fake military colonel in Abia

A 22 two-year-old man identified as Ukpabi Kenneth is currently in the custody of the Abia State Police Command for claiming to be a colonel in the Nigerian Army.
Hanif Abbasi

Pakistan candidate gets life term in drug case days before poll

A candidate for the party of Pakistan’s ousted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been jailed for life by an anti-narcotics court, just days before a general election.

Two Nigerians arrested for forgery in India

Indian security officials have arrested two Nigerians in the India-Nepal border town of Raxaul, Bihar for allegedly forging the documents used in entering the country.

Court to decide on fate of diesel cars in Germany

A court will decide on Thursday whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country’s roads.

Top Pakistani rights advocate Asma Jahangir dies

Leading Pakistani human rights advocate Asma Jahangir has died, a family member said Sunday, in a stinging blow to the country's embattled rights community. She was 66.

Nine dead as Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school – officials

Nine people were killed and dozens injured Friday when burqa-clad Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar as Pakistan marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed, officials said.

Nine dead as Taliban militants storm Pakistan school

Nine people were killed and dozens injured Friday when Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar as Pakistan marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed, officials said.

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