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Israel scraps plan to forcibly deport African migrants - BBC News

Israel has scrapped a plan to forcibly deport tens of thousands of illegal African migrants. In a written response to the country's Supreme Court, the government said forced removal of the migrants "is no longer on the agenda". However, Israel's ...

Toronto van attack: Alek Minassian charged with 10 counts of murder - BBC News

A driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 more by ploughing a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto has appeared in court in the city. Alek Minassian, 25, was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted ...

Armenian politician who forced PM's resignation leads thousands in march - Reuters

YEREVAN (Reuters) - A politician who forced Armenia's prime minister to resign led thousands of people on a march on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of Ottoman Turk massacres of Armenians in 1915, cementing his growing political stature. Armenian ...

Sheikh Hamdan issues decree on Dubai public holidays - Khaleej Times

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has issued Resolution No. 14 of 2018 concerning the announcement of public holidays in the Emirate of Dubai. The resolution ...

Somalia: Federal Government takes sides in the Gulf rift - Garowe Online

The recent statement from the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) that American forces had carried out an airstrike destroying an al-Shabaab truck bomb near Jana Abdalla in southern Somalia on April 11 was the third time this month that the US ...and more »

Katsina: Second trial of ex-Gov. Shema begins - Daily Sun

Agaju Madugba, Katsina. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has succeeded in getting a former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema, into the dock again, this time at the Federal High Court. At the resumption of proceedings in the ...

Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta Returns From UK to Address Devolution Meet - AllAfrica.com

President Kenyatta is back from UK where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Senior government officials, led by Deputy President William Ruto and Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe, received the president on arrival ...

Licence to blog: Will 'Swahili WikiLeaks' have to close? - BBC News

Bloggers in Tanzania will have to pay $920 (£660) for the privilege of posting content online, according to new regulations. The government says it wants to protect the East Africa nation from "lies" being spread online though critics see it as a way ...

Spotify Event (April 2018): Everything that was announced - TrustedReviews

At a big event in New York, music streaming service Spotify made some big announcements about the free tier of its service. Here's everything you need to know about what was announced today, as well as some rumours about what we thought was going to be ...

Nigeria to face unprecedented pressure in livestock production – FAO - The Eagle Online

Suffyan Koroma, the FAO Country Representative in Nigeria, made the prediction in Abuja on Tuesday at the onset of the dialogue on in Abuja “Lunch of Africa Sustainable Livestock'' (ASL 2050) project. By The Eagle Online On Apr 24, 2018. Share. The ...