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Indonesian police and military special forces take part in an anti-terrorism drill ahead of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia Photograph- Tatan Syuflana-AP

Amnesty: Indonesian police kill dozens ahead of Asian Games

Indonesian police have shot dead more than 70 people this year in a crackdown on petty criminals ahead of the Asian Games, which are due to start this weekend, a human rights group said on Friday.
A man salvages valuable items as workers destroy houses with an excavator after an earthquake hit the area of Gangga on August 12, 2018. An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said on August 11, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on. / AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

Indonesia quake death toll tops 400 as more bodies recovered

"Search and rescue teams are still removing victims who were buried beneath collapsed buildings and landslides," said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

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Red Cross urges frontline health workers, others to observe coronavirus protocols

Mrs Adebola Kolawole, the Chairman, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), Lagos State branch, has called on frontline health workers and others to strictly observe the COVID-19 protocols to avoid being infected.

Bauchi council cautions traditional rulers on security

The Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State has cautioned village and ward heads against accommodating unknown strangers in their communities and hamlets.

Appeal court dismisses suit filed by Senator Olujimi-backed PDP faction against Ayo Fayose’s group

The Appeal Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, yesterday dismissed the suit filed by the caucus loyal to the Senator representing Ekiti South senatorial district, Biodun Olujimi over the congress that produced the present Ward Executive Committee members of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Ekiti State.
A Federal High Court has ordered Senator Ali Ndume to be remanded at Kuje Correctional Centre for failing to produce the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina.

Senator Ndume seeks time frame to end insurgency

Chairman of the Senate committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to give the newly appointed service chiefs a time frame to address the insurgency and other security challenges facing the nation.
Jurgen Klopp admits he was surprised by how defensive West Brom were in tonight’s draw with his Liverpool team.

Jurgen Klopp ready for tough Tottenham test

Jurgen Klopp insists he has not looked beyond Thursday’s fixture at Tottenham as his Liverpool side face a potentially decisive run of games in their Premier League title defence.