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Andy Murray has been named in Great Britain’s squad for the new-format Davis Cup in Madrid next month.

Andy Murray reveals emotional impact of Dunblane Massacre

Former world tennis number one Andy Murray reveals for the first time in a new documentary that he suffered from breathing problems and anxiety following the Dunblane School massacre.

Hot porridge kills three kids in Bauchi

An extremely hot porridge being transported on a tricycle in Bauchi State has claimed the lives of three children aged between nine months and nine years.
Boxer Patrick Day has died after sustaining head injuries during a Saturday fight in Chicago that left him in a coma. He was 27 years old.

Boxer dies from brain trauma after vicious knockout

Boxer Patrick Day has died after sustaining head injuries during a Saturday fight in Chicago that left him in a coma. He was 27 years old.

Bill to protect domestic workers, employers scales second reading in Senate

The Bill for Act to provide for documentation and protect domestic workers and employers scales second reading in Senate on Wednesday.
California wildfires

Woman loses home to wildfire after surviving bar massacre

A woman in California reportedly endured back-to-back traumatic ordeals last week – first, living through the deadly Thousand Oaks shooting and then having to abandon her home due to a wildfire.
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UN: Virginity testing human rights violation

A group of United Nations agencies has issued a joint statement calling for a ban on tests meant to assess the virginity of a girl or a woman.

IBB: One statement, many ordeals

In the last six days, I have gone through traumatic experience when I was declared wanted by the Nigeria Police. By the strength of that unprofessional declaration, I was treated like a common criminal and fugitive until I showed up at the Police Headquarters Abuja to physically present myself.

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Actor Jackie Chan reassured his fans this week that he was safe and not under quarantine amid concerns over the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: I’m not in quarantine – Jackie Chan

Popular actor and producer, Jackie Chan, has said he is safe and healthly despite spread of Coronavirus in China.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, he said.

Ethiopia’s Ahmad Abiy faces outcry over crackdown on rebels

Desta Garuma, a 27-year-old rickshaw driver, never showed much interest in politics, so his family has no idea how soldiers concluded he was involved in a rebel movement active in Ethiopia’s Oromia region.
A Turkey-backed Syrian fighter fires a truck-mounted gun towards the town of Saraqeb on Wednesday [Omar Haj Kadour-AFP]

33 Turkish soldiers killed in Syrian air raid in Idlib

At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed "to respond in kind" with attacks on "all" their positions.
The UN Security Council will hold a first informal meeting on Cameroon this month to discuss a worsening humanitarian crisis that has left three million people struggling for food.

Countries criticise Russia, Syria at UN over killing of Turkish soldiers

Russia and Syria on Friday came under strong criticisms from western countries in the UN Security Council over the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria on Thursday.
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Coronavirus: Oyo expresses high level of preparedness

Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello, has disclosed that the state government is on a high level of preparedness for any possible outbreak of coronavirus in the state.