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Helicopter coy sues air traffic controllers over Kobe Bryant crash – Reports

The company operating the helicopter that crashed in January and killed five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has filed a suit against the air traffic...

Israel renews strikes on Gaza for Hamas arson balloon attacks

The Israeli army on Monday said it retaliated against unrest at the border with the Gaza Strip, firing at Hamas facilities in response to...

Oil prices steady as ‘double trouble’ storms bear down on Gulf of Mexico

Crude oil prices remained steady, on Monday, as storms closed in on the Gulf of Mexico, shutting more than half the region’s oil production. Although,...

Abinader sworn in as new Dominican Republic president

Luis Abinader was on Sunday sworn in as the new Dominican Republic president, officially ending 16 years of rule by the Dominican Liberation Party...

Jewish settlers furious over Netanyahu’s vow to shelve annexation

A senior settlement leader on Sunday directed fierce criticism at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his decision to shelve his promise to annex...

Trump loses younger brother, Robert

Donald Trump has paid tribute to his "best friend" and youngest brother following his death at 71. "It is with heavy heart I share...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Purchased nine-bedroom mansion in California worths £11m ($14.5m) [PHOTOS]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly moved into a lavish multi-million dollar estate boasting nine bedrooms, as well as a pool, theater and...

COVID-19: Russia calls international concern over vaccine ‘groundless’

Russia has dismissed mounting international concern over the safety of its locally developed Covid-19 vaccine as "absolutely groundless". On Tuesday, it said a vaccine had...

Oil rises after bigger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories

Oil prices rose on Wednesday after an industry report showed U.S. crude inventories last week fell more than analysts expected, bolstering hopes that fuel...

Trump furious after Appeal Court overturns Boston bomber death penalty

U.S. President Donald Trump has flayed an appellate court ruling that overturned the death sentence given to the 2013 Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. In...

Brazil records over 50,000 Covid-19 cases for third consecutive day

Brazil has recorded over 50,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a 24-hour period for the third day in a row, the Health...

Mexican president says need for face masks not proven scientifically

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that the need to always wear a face mask in public had not been scientifically...
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What the papers say – September 19

FBI uncovers fresh evidence against Hushpuppi THE tide seems to be rising in the United States against suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly called...

Patanmi, Danbatta, others set for 2020 Virtual Internet Governance Forum

The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and...

FG Made U-turn, apologises for asking all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has apologised for asking all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite...

Afghan president approves inclusion of mother’s name on ID cards

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday approved the inclusion of a mother’s name in the country’s national identity cards. For years activists have fought for...