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Terrorists kill two soldiers, two-year-old girl

Two soldiers and a two-year-old girl were killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants in the southern Philippines as the country marked the feast of Eid al-Adha, the military said on Tuesday.
Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: More votes, more chances of winning Mr World

The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, a seasoned model and fashion designer, has appealed to Nigerians to increase their votes and likes for him at the ongoing 2019 Mr World contest.
Police in the Philippines are investigating the imageboard 8chan, which has been accused of creating a safe space for far-right mass shooters, according to The Wall Street Journal.

8chan is under police investigation in the Philippines

Police in the Philippines are investigating the imageboard 8chan, which has been accused of creating a safe space for far-right mass shooters, according to The Wall Street Journal
Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria departs for world contest, seeks Nigerians’ votes

Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. PHOTO- NOEL CELIS - AFP

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic with 622 deaths recorded in 2019

The Philippines’ health ministry declared a national dengue epidemic on Tuesday after reporting a spike in the number of cases of the illness, which has left more than 600 people dead since the start of the year.

Nursing, midwifery council licenses 205 new members

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) has inducted 205 graduates of nursing and midwifery from foreign institutions who have completed their adaptation programme to practice nursing in Nigeria.
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Philippines earthquakes kill at 8, injure 60 people

At least eight people have been killed after three earthquakes struck a province in the Philippines.
This handout photograph taken and released on July 20, 2019 by MP Promotions shows Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao (C) celebrating with members of his family after defeating US boxer Keith Thurman in their WBA super world welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao won a 12 round split decision. Wendell ALINEA / MP Promotions / AFP

Philippines goes wild for ‘force at 40’ Manny Pacquiao

Fans in the Philippines on Sunday roared their approval and rose to their feet imitating the punches of Manny Pacquiao as they declared that their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his stunning victory over American Keith Thurman.
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5.5-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippines

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck Surigao del Sur province in southern Philippines on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 10: Ali Krieger and Megan Rapinoe celebrate during a Victory Ticker Tape Parade for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team down the Canyon of Heroes on July 10, 2019 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. The USA defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to win the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

United States’ World Cup triumph secures biggest ever FIFA rankings lead

The United States have opened up the biggest gap at the top of the women's FIFA rankings in history following their World Cup triumph.
Egrets surround a group of cows as they gather on the top a rubbish pile at a waste dump in Meulaboh, Aceh province on Jun 8, 2019. (AFP-Chaideer Mahyuddin)

Indonesia returns five containers of waste to United States

Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a “dumping ground”, officials said on Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste.
Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a “hit and run”.

Beijing denies ‘hit-and-run’ in South China Sea collision

Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a “hit and run”.

Bride, 13 others killed in Philippine truck accident

Thirteen people including a bride-to-be and two children were killed when the truck they were riding on after attending a traditional pre-wedding ceremony rolled over on a mountain road, police said Sunday.
The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte.

Philippines sends trash back to Canada

The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte.
Chinese and Canadian flags on show in front of the Forbidden City on December 4, 2017 in Beijing, China.

UNCTAD: China’s trade in creative goods now $191.4 billion

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said China’s trade in creative goods has increased more than fivefold, climbing to US$191.4 billion.
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Qatar 2022: London-born Nico Yennaris gets landmark China call-up

Marcello Lippi made Chinese football history on Thursday by calling up London-born former England youth player Nico Yennaris to his international squad.
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Taiwan protests exclusion from WHO annual conference

Taiwan on Tuesday protested against not being invited to the World Health Organisation’s annual conference in Geneva this month following pressure from China.

Three dead, nearly 70 hurt in bus-truck collision in Philippines

Three people were killed and almost 70 others injured when a tour bus collided with a truck in the Philippines, police said on Tuesday.

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PSN endorses “tiered accreditation” to control drugs sale

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Kenyan players jailed 15 years for gang rape

A Kenyan court on Friday sentenced two rugby players to 15 years in prison for the gang rape of a female singer at a birthday party last year.
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Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has stated that his administration will partner with the National Directorate of Employment to take youths of the state out of poverty.