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Algeria’s Interim Rulers Faces Call for more Change as Bouteflika Goes

Algeria’s caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of an scletoric ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests. “We want a president who understands what we want,” 25-year old Bouzid Abdoun, an engineer at …

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Bouteflika, Algerian President, Resigns

Algeria’s state news agency APS said late on Tuesday that the embattled president Abdelaziz Bouteflika sent his resignation to the Constitutional Council. The ailing, 82-year-old leader stood down shortly after the army chief of staff demanded immediate action to remove him from office, following weeks of mass protests against his rule. “There …

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Woman with Two Wombs Gives Birth Twice, Month Apart

A 20-year-old Bangladeshi woman gave birth to twins — 26 days after giving birth to her first child. Arifa Sultana gave birth to a boy in late February, according to Dr. Sheila Poddar, a gynecologist at Ad-Din hospital in Dhaka. After a normal delivery, the mother and baby were released …

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Horror in Mali, as Gunmen Kill 134

Armed men reportedly dressed as traditional hunters have killed 134 people, including women and children, during an attack on a village in central Mali, according to the United Nations. A further 55 civilians were hurt in the attack in Ogossagou in the Mopti region. The region’s Fulani ethnic community is …

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Trump Announces 100 Per Cent Defeat of ISIS

The United States President, Mr Donald Trump on Saturday announced the total defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria territories. Trump, in a statement issued by the White House Office of the Press Secretary, said ISIS had been defeated 100 per …

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London Locked Down as One Million People March Against Brexit

In one of the biggest demonstrations in British history, a crowd estimated at over one million people yesterday marched peacefully through central Londonto demand that MPs grant them a fresh referendum on Brexit. The Put it to the People march, which included protesters from all corners of the United Kingdom and …

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Alan Krueger, Obama’s Economic Adviser Commits Suicide

Alan Krueger, a prominent Princeton University economics professor who advised U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, took his own life over the weekend, his family said in a statement on Monday. He was 58. The statement did not elaborate about the circumstances of Krueger’s death, nor did the university …

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At 21, Kylie Jenner is Youngest Self-made Billionaire Ever

Forbes reports that Jenner, who is 21, is now worth $US1 billion, reaching the milestone to years earlier than Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The success comes from her Kylie Cosmetics, a company Forbes estimates to be worth at least $US900 million. Jenner, of course, owns all of it, so adding …

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Breaking: How Osinbajo’s Chopper Crashed -Accident Investigation Bureau

The Accident Investigaation Bureau, AIB, has come up with findings on the cause of the accident involving the chopper conveying Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, some aides and crew members, attributing it to human error. According to the agency:” At about 14:34 hr, the helicopter touched down hard on the right …

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Death Toll in America’s Bitterest Cold Hits 21

The bitter cold gripping the American east and midwest, blamed for claiming at least two dozen lives so far, is expected to turn into spring-like weather by early next week, according to forecasters. Just days after arctic conditions, temperatures are expected to climb by as much as 80 degrees Fahrenheit …

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