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257 Dead As Military Plane Crashes In Algeria’s Worst Air Disaster

Algeria suffered its deadliest ever air catastrophe Wednesday when a military plane crashed after takeoff, killing 257 people on board, mostly army personnel and their family members, officials said. An AFP photographer at the scene saw the charred wreckage of the plane after it caught fire in a field near the Boufarik airbase, 30 kilometres …

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Russia Retaliates, Expels 60 U.S. Envoys, Closes Consulate

Russia has expelled 60 U.S. envoys and also ordered the closure of the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg, within 48 hours, the U.S. Department of State has announced. Russia’s actions were in retaliation to the expulsion of 60 Russian envoys from the U.S. during the week and the closure of Russian Consulate General in …

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Zuckerberg Apology Fails To Quiet Facebook Storm

A public apology by Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg failed Thursday to quell outrage over the hijacking of personal data from millions of people, as critics demanded the social media giant go much further to protect privacy. Speaking out for the first time about the harvesting of Facebook user data by a British firm linked to …

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US Evangelist, Billy Graham, Dies At 99

US evangelist Billy Graham – one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century – has died aged 99. He died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, a spokesman for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association said. In a 60-year career, he is estimated to have preached to hundreds of millions of people around …

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World Day Of Social Justice 2018: Migration Is Linked To Search For Decent Work Opportunities -UN

Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. The UN upholds the principles of social justice by promoting gender equality and the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. They advance social justice by removing barriers faced by people because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability. …

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Oyo APC Fixes LG, Ward Primaries Monday

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State has announced Monday 16th February, 2018 as the date for the conduct of Local Government and Ward primaries of the party ahead of the Saturday May 12, 2018 election. According to DailyPost, State Chairman of the party, Chief Akin Oke who made this announcement Friday afternoon …

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South African President, Jacob Zuma, Resigns

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday as the ruling ANC party finally turned against him after nine years of corruption scandals, economic slowdown and falling popularity. According to AFP, Zuma railed against the African National Congress (ANC) for “recalling” him from office and threatening to oust him via a parliament no-confidence vote due …

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Theresa May Appoints Minister Of Loneliness

Theresa May, British Prime Minister, on Wednesday appointed Tracey Crouch as the country’s minister for loneliness. Crouch is the current junior minister for sport and civil society. May said: “I want to confront this challenge for our society and for all of us to take action to address the loneliness endured by the elderly, by …

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2018: Zuckerberg Set To Check Fake News, Abuse Of Facebook

In what appears to be a response to the growing concern that Facebook is fuelling fake news, and controversies surrounding Facebook Live and its potential for nefarious use, Facebook founder, Mark Zukerberg, has revealed that his focus in 2018 would be to protect the Facebook community from abuse. Zukerberg, whose net worth is over $70billion, …

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