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British toddler at centre of legal battle dies

Terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans died in hospital on Saturday after doctors withdrew life support, the child’s parents said, following a protracted legal battle and a campaign that drew support from Pope Francis.

India’s Supreme Court allows ‘passive euthanasia’

India's Supreme Court has issued a landmark ruling allowing "passive euthanasia", declaring that individuals have the right to die with dignity under strict guidelines.

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Man killed by plane taking off from Russia’s main airport

A man was killed on the runway at Moscow's largest airport when he was hit by a plane that was taking off, Russian investigators said Wednesday.

Two House of Reps members dump APC

Two members of the House of Representatives, Kolawole Babatunde (Ondo) and Mukaila Kazeem (Ogun), have dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Student to spend 3 months in jail for stealing phone

A Kuje Upper Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, sentenced a 25-year-old student, Monday Luka, to three months imprisonment for stealing a Samsung android phone valued at N80, 000.
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Report: Chinese football to impose salary cap

Chinese football is set to introduce more exacting regulations from next season to dampen spending by clubs, including a salary cap, state media said on Wednesday.

Kingsley Moghalu: I’ll turn Nigeria from broken country to a nation

Moghalu, who is a former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said that it was obvious that the recycled old politicians had failed and that was why Nigeria was the poverty capital of the world and the people are yearning for change.