BREAKING: May loses key Brexit vote in British parliament ahead EU summit British Prime Minister Theresa May lost a key Brexit vote in parliament Wednesday after a group of her own MPs rebelled, a blow for the government on the eve of a crucial EU summit. Lawmakers voted 309 to 305 in favour of an amendment to the government’s EU (Withdrawal) Bill demanding...... read more
BREAKING: Iraq declares victory over IS *Says war is over Iraq’s war against Islamic State is over, a senior military commander has said. The country is now ‘totally liberated’ from Islamic State, the Iraqi armed forces announced in a statement on Saturday. In an announcement Saturday, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah says combat operations against the extremists have concluded after...... read more
BREAKING: Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital *Says it’s the right thing to do Unfazed by massive outcry and likelihood of a cataclysmic eruption in the Middle East, President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a historic step that overturns decades of US policy and risks triggering a fresh spasm of violence in the Middle East. The US...... read more
South African beauty Queen crowned miss Universe The Miss Universe 2017 pageant was held last Sunday in Las Vegas where ninety-two women from around the world competed for the crown. The host for the pageant again was Steve Harvey, who made several jokes about his 2015 mistake, when he pronounced the wrong person as that year’s winner. The...... read more
Murder: More tragedy for Pistorius as South African court heaps more jail misery on him A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months. Prosecutors had argued that the six-year term for murdering Reeva Steenkamp was "shockingly light". Ms Steenkamp's parents were "emotional" as they watched the ruling at home on TV, a...... read more
Bizarre!14-year-old boy rapes neighbour’s chicken to death A 14-year-old boy identified as Mansab Ali has raped his neighbour’s pet chicken to death. Ali was arrested and questioned by the police after a neighbour accused him of committing the act. The incident happened in Jalalpur Bhattian, Pakistan. Ali, who admitted to have committed the crime, told the police he...... read more
Defiant Mugabe refuses to quit *See first photo after coup *The China connection The first picture of a seemingly untroubled Robert Mugabe, has emerged, since being placed under house arrest in a military coup - amid claims he is refusing to step down as Zimbabwe's president. Decked in his usual suit, the 93-year-old could be seen sitting in an arm chair during talks reportedly...... read more
AMAZING: Beautiful Colombian teacher, jailed 40years for demanding sex from students A beautiful Colombian school teacher, who threatened her students to have sex with her or fail their examinations, is to spend the next 40 years in prison for her efforts. Simply identified as Yokasta M., the voluptuous-looking lady, was alleged to have forced high-school students to have sex with her in...... read more
BREAKING: 61 perish, as powerful earthquake hits Iran A magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the region along the border with Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 61 people and injuring 300 in Iran, an Iranian official said. Iranian state TV said Iraqi officials had reported six deaths and 200 injuries in their country, though there was no official comment from...... read more
US instructor gets 10-year term for spinning recruits in washing machine For subjecting recruits to extreme abuse including spinning them in a drying machine, a US Marine Corps drill instructor was sentenced to 10 years in prison of Friday. Other torture methods adopted by the instructor, were said to include choking and punching, for which one of the victims, reportedly killed himself...... read more
Man kills gay son in US *Prefers dead son to gay son A Nevada father shot and killed his 14-year-old son because he could not accept his son's sexual orientation, according to the son's former foster mom. On Thursday afternoon, 53-year-old Wendell Melton shot his son, Giovanni Melton, in the apartment where Giovanni lived alone. According to Sonja Jones, Giovanni’s former foster mom, Wendell caught...... read more
Obasnajo grabs United Nation's job Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders. The Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez, had in September announced the establishment of the board to provide him with advice on mediation initiatives and back specific mediation...... read more
Saudi Prince, other Officials killed in helicopter crash A Saudi Arabia prince was killed when the helicopter he was riding in with other senior government officials crashed in the southern region of the country near the Yemen border on Sunday. Saudi news channel Al-Ekhbariya announced the death of Prince Mansour bin Moqren, the deputy governor of Asir province. He...... read more
BREAKING: Gunman opens fire inside US Church, kills dozens Reports from the United States of America says a lone gunman opened fire in a First Baptist Church in Texas and killed at least 27 people. According to CNN, the gunman started shooting as the service was underway. The gunman was later shot dead after a brief chase.  Details emerging...... read more
White House ponders as Twitter dumps Trump U.S. President Donald Trump’s @realdonaldtrump Twitter account was “inadvertently deactivated” due to human error by a Twitter Inc employee on Thursday. The account of the American leader that political opponents deride as Twitter-in -chief, was down for 11 minutes before it was restored, the social media company said.“We have learned that...... read more
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