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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...
U.S. may be preparing to put nuclear bombers back on 24-hour alert – Reports

Speaker opposes Trump speech in British parliament

The Speaker of the British Parliament’s Lower House, who chairs debates and hosts guests, on Monday said he opposes any speech in parliament by...
Queen Elizabeth celebrates Sapphire Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth celebrates Sapphire Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth, the world’s longest-reigning living monarch, celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee on Monday as Britain commemorated 65 years since she ascended the British throne. The...
South Sudan officially joins African-led initiative to protect elephants

South Sudan officially joins African-led initiative to protect elephants

South Sudan has signed the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI), the Chief Executive Officer of Stop Ivory, John Stephenson, said on Monday. The world’s youngest nation...
Russia did not use Facebook adverts to sway 2016 U.S. election - Kremlin

Facebook launches anti fake-news drive in France as election approaches

Social media company Facebook launched on Monday an initiative to tackle fake news stories in France, with the media in the spotlight as the...
World’s longest flight lands in Auckland

World’s longest flight lands in Auckland

The world’s longest commercial flight, from Qatar to New Zealand, touched down for the first time in Auckland on Monday. “We’ve officially landed in New...
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...
Trump blasts Republican senator on ‘moral equivalency’ after Virginia attack

Travellers rush to board U.S. flights while Trump ban blocked

Travellers from seven mainly Muslim countries affected by the initial immigration order by President Donald Trump have started rushing to board U.S. flights, Reuters...
Avalanche kills 9 in northern Pakistan

Avalanche kills 9 in northern Pakistan

At least nine people died Sunday after an avalanche hit a small village in northern Pakistan, a local official said. The avalanche hit the village...
Mystery deaths in Liberia linked to funeral: WHO

WHO develops guide to early cancer diagnosis

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says its has developed a guide to effectively address all barriers to early diagnosis of cancer. In a message released...