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Fire destroys Sokoto old market

15,000 homeless as fire hits slum area in Philippines

More than 15,000 people were left homeless and seven injured by an overnight fire that struck a slum area in the Philippine capital Manila,...
Hajj : 5,286 pilgrims from Kaduna State return home - Official

Man tries to set himself alight at Mecca Grand Mosque: police

A man tried to set himself alight with gasoline beside the Kaaba, the black-clad building towards which the world’s Muslims face to pray, inside...
Somalia’s al Shabaab executes 4 men accused of spying

Somalia’s al Shabaab executes 4 men accused of spying

Al Shabaab militants in Somalia publicly beheaded four men accused of spying for the country’s Western-backed government, the U. S. and neighbouring Kenya, residents...
9 buried in China building collapse

9 buried in China building collapse

No fewer than nine people were buried in debris after four apartment buildings collapsed Thursday near Wenzhou, an industrial city in eastern China, state...
30 flights disrupted at Indonesian airport after plane skids off runway

30 flights disrupted at Indonesian airport after plane skids off runway

No fewer than 30 flights were disrupted after an aircraft operated by national carrier Garuda Indonesia skidded off the runway in the Javanese city...
5 killed in Canada mosque attack

BREAKING: 5 killed in Canada mosque attack

No fewer than five persons on Sunday confirmed killed in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada. Shots were fired at the Quebec...
10 crocodiles escape from zoo after floods hit southern Thailand

10 crocodiles escape from zoo after floods hit southern Thailand

No fewer than 10 crocodiles escaped from a zoo in the southern Thai province of Nakhon Si Thammarat since floods hit the area recently,...
Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops

Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi'ite soldiers at a...
Scores cheat death in Dubai as Emirates plane catches fire

Scores cheat death in Dubai as Emirates plane catches fire

Hundreds of passengers escaped after an Emirates flight skidded on a runway and burst into flames Wednesday at Dubai International Airport. Thirteen passengers suffered minor...
N/Korea fires missile into Japan waters

N/Korea fires missile into Japan waters

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile directly into Japanese-controlled waters for the first time Wednesday, drawing an outraged response from Tokyo and ramping...