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Stealing from the poor -By Abdul Mahmud

We entered a new low this week with the screaming headline of the online newspaper, Premium Times, "Boko Haram victims dying of starvation as...

Aftermath of Brexit Frankfurt sets out to woo bankers

FRANKFURT: "You cry twice when you get sent to Frankfurt - once when you arrive and once when you leave." That is the rallying cry...

Nigeria names 35 man Olympic squad

Coach Samson Siasia has named Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel and Watford striker Odion Ighalo in the 35-man Nigeria Olympic squad. Mikel, Defender Godfrey Oboabona...
Thailand jails seven activists over referendum campaign

Thailand jails seven activists over referendum campaign

BANGKOK: A Thai court jailed seven activists Friday for campaigning against a military-backed draft constitution which will be put to a referendum in August. Authorities...

Uganda plans withdrawal of troops from Somalia by 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda: Uganda's military chief said Friday the country plans to withdraw its more than 6,000 troops from the African Union force in Somalia...

Aftermath of Brexit, Kremlin hopes for Cordial UK-Russia relations

MOSCOW: The Kremlin Friday hoped that Britain's decision to exit the European Union would not damage ties with Russia, insisting that a strong and...

Equatorial Guinea president Appoints his son Vice President

Equatorial Guinea’s veteran ruler, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, on Wednesday named his son Teodorin Nguema Obiang vice president of the tiny oil-rich nation, in charge...

stocks crash round the World as UK votes for EU exit

LONDON: Sterling plunged to its lowest in three decades and the value of London's big banks sank by the most since the 2008 financial...

19 Ethiopians suffocated in Zambia

GENEVA: An international migration watcher says 19 Ethiopian migrants suffocated to death earlier this month along Zambia's border with Congo inside a container truck,...

Breaking: David Cameron Resigns as Britain votes to leave EU

LONDON: Britain voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European...