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Dead cross 2400 as living begin to pick up the pieces

The Indian Express - ‎11 minutes ago‎
A day after the massive earthquake in Nepal, as the toll crossed 2,400, and grieving families cremated the dead while rescuers raced against time to dig through rubble for the missing, fresh aftershocks triggered panic and hit relief operations on Sunday.
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Has Iran learned its lesson?

Saudi Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Saudi-led military operation against the Houthi rebels to restore Yemen's legitimate government ended last week with the Kingdom and its coalition realizing the goals it had set out to achieve.

PNoy meets with Vietnam PM ahead of ASEAN summit

ABS CBN News - ‎7 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR -- President Benigno Aquino III met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in a bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit Sunday night.

'Boring' is a decade without league titles, Mourinho tells critics

Irish Times - ‎29 minutes ago‎
José Mourinho has shrugged off chants of “boring, boring Chelsea” from Arsenal's support by suggesting a decade without a league title represents proper tedium, as this goalless draw edged his team inexorably towards the Premier League trophy.

Connor Wickham aiming to be Sunderland's saviour in relegation battle

Express.co.uk - ‎31 minutes ago‎
NO ONE played a more integral role in Sunderland staying up last season than Connor Wickham and now the forward hopes lightning strikes twice.

7 DIE AS PEDESTERAIN BRIDGE COLLAPSES IN KANO

Daily Sun - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Seven persons have died in Kano State following the collapse of the slab of a pedestrian bridge, which is under construction in the metropolitan area of the state capital.

Okorocha promises inclusive government as Imo residents celebrate victory

Premium Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hundreds of supporters of the re-elected Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, took to the streets of Owerri the state capital on Sunday to celebrate his victory.

Buhari vows to probe missing $20 billion oil money

The News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Efforts of President Goodluck Jonathan administration to close the curtain on allegations of unremitted $20billion into the national coffers by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC seem to have hit the rocks as General Muhammadu Buhari, ...

Reps Speakership: APC Should Not Ignore South South

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎13 hours ago‎
APC-LOGO As the All Progressive Congress (APC) meets to decide on how to share key leadership positions in the National Assembly, an advocacy group under the auspices of Coalition for Justice and Fairness (CJF) has warned the party on the dangers of ...

Burundi opposition calls for even bigger protests on Monday

Zee News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bujumbura: Opponents of a bid by Burundi`s president to seek a contested third term in office on Sunday called for even bigger street protests after a day of violent clashes with police.

S.Africa's Zuma responds to Mozambican author

StarAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
President Jacob Zuma has responded to an open letter written to him by Mozambique's top writer, poet and novelist, Mia Couto, calling for vigorous measures to end the wave of anti-immigrant attacks against foreigners living in South Africa, APA can report on ...

Nigeria: Common Entrance - 86000 Jostle for 24000 Spaces

AllAfrica.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
Abuja - No fewer than 86,365 candidates seeking admission into any of the Unity Colleges across the federation sat for the annual National Common Entrance Examination at various centres nationwide on Saturday.

Local Ethiopian Community Demonstrates Against Brutal Killings By Isis

WOWT - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The demonstration follows the recent brutal beheadings of Christian Ethiopians by Isis in Libya and Yemen. This group held signs and said prayers ending with messages of support to the people of their homeland.

Indonesia executions 'in days'

New Zealand Herald - ‎Apr 24, 2015‎
Andrew Chan and nine other convicted drug criminals are likely to be executed in Indonesia within days. Photo / Getty Images. The executions in Indonesia of 10 convicted drug criminals including two Australians are likely within days, with the date expected ...

Nepal earthquake: Video emerges of moment avalanche hit Everest base camp

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Growing number of Australians missing · Thousands buried and trapped beneath rubble · Terrifying footage has emerged reportedly of the moment an earthquake-triggered avalanche hit Everest base camp, sending panicked climbers running for their lives.

Niger army fights Boko Haram for Lake Chad island after attack

euronews - ‎6 hours ago‎
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's army is fighting to recapture an island in Lake Chad after it was seized by hundreds of Boko Haram militants aboard motorised canoes, army sources said on Sunday.

Appraising Okonjo-Iweala's Stabilising Factor in Oil Crisis Period

THISDAY Live - ‎2 hours ago‎
For Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who doubles as the Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, the recently concluded World Bank/International Monetary Fund Spring Meeting in Washington DC, United States of America might be the last ...

IMF Recommends Policy Continuity, Subsidy Removal For Nigeria

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎18 hours ago‎
ONE of the major hindrances to economic advancement of many African countries is policy summersault, especially as occasioned by regime change.

Why Nigeria's Foremost Publisher, Akinosho Fled Nigeria

NAIJ.COM - ‎11 hours ago‎
One of Nigeria's most respected oil and gas journalist, Mr Toyin Akinosho recently fled the country after there was an assasination attempt on his life on March 20th.

New Software Turns Nearly Any Touchscreen Into A Biometric Scanner

Gizmodo Australia - ‎Apr 24, 2015‎
In an effort to fix our broken password system, manufacturers are looking to the world of biometrics, sticking fingerprint scanners into everything from photocopiers to school buses.

Etcetera: Rock singer warns Christians, says they are all going to hell

Pulse Nigeria - ‎Apr 25, 2015‎
Soft rock singer,Pascal Uche Ejikeme who goes by the stage name Etcetera, has taken a swipe at churches and Men of God. Judging from the article titled: The Church is leading you straight to Hell which was posted online, Etcetera comes off as a guy ...

20 of 125 mass marriages in Sokoto fail – Official

Premium Times - ‎Apr 25, 2015‎
No fewer than 20 out of the 125 mass marriages contracted and sponsored by the Sokoto State government in January, 2014, have collapsed, an official has disclosed.

McCarthy leads the way as United endure another grim Goodison day

Irish Times - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The Grim Reaper appeared at Goodison Park to accompany David Moyes to his end as Manchester United manager 12 months ago. This time Louis van Gaal scythed through his players for a lack of “motivation, inspiration and aggression” as their hold ...

Bayern ooze efficiency in 25th league title win

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
BERLIN, April 26 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich's 25th German league title victory on Sunday came as no real surprise with the Bavarians having only their own records to beat in a season that they turned into a procession.

Sir Alex Ferguson: Best player in the world? Cristiano could play for Millwall ...

Inside Spanish Football - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson feels that while many believe that Leo Messi is the greatest player in the world, the Argentine is one-dimensional, whereas Cristiano Ronaldo can play for anytime in any style.

Are Designer Babies Finally Real?

Daily Beast - ‎6 hours ago‎
A research team in China genetically engineered human embryos this week. Beyond unethical, the practice adds fire to an already heated issue: reproductive freedom.

Week in Geek: Hubble gotchu edition

MSNBC - ‎4 hours ago‎
On April 24, 1990, just over 25 years ago, Space Shuttle Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center as STS-31 with the Hubble Space Telescope aboard.

Police can spot differences between identical twins by melting DNA

Engadget - ‎15 hours ago‎
Believe it or not, police have a real problem with identifying suspects who are identical twins -- unless you're willing to spend a month sequencing genes, DNA samples are all but useless.

Death from Liquor: Ondo Govt Bans Ogogoro as Casualties Rise to 23

THISDAY Live - ‎6 hours ago‎
Government Area of Ondo State, the state government at the weekend said the total number of deaths recorded is 23. The Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Dayo Adeyanju, who disclosed this to journalists at a news conference, then announced the ...

Maternal/Child Health - World Bank Approves U.S.$500 Million Loan to Nigeria

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
THE World Bank Group has approved the sum of US$500 million to significantly improve maternal, child and nutrition health services for women and children in Nigeria.

How to Defeat Malaria, By Who

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
AS the World marks World Malaria Day today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) have given a blueprint on how to curb the disease.
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