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Facebook to unveil NG_Hub to boost innovation in Nigeria

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 warns North Korea: 'Do not try us'

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...
U.S. threatens ‘overwhelming’ response to nuclear weapons use

U.S. threatens ‘overwhelming’ response to nuclear weapons use

The U.S. has vowed to resist any attack on its homeland or on its allies and pledged to meet any use of nuclear weapons...
Trump: U.S. nuclear arsenal “more powerful than ever before”

Iran is playing with fire – Trump

President Donald Trump on Friday, issued a strong “red flag” warning saying “Iran is playing with fire”. This was part of a diplomatic spat over...
IATA seeks implementation of global aviation security plan

Air travel demand rose by 6.3 per cent in 2016, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2016 showing that demand rose by 6.3 per cent compared...
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...