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People Another 181 Nigerians Return From Libya
Author: 0 Another 181 Nigerians Return From Libya

Many of the Nigerian victims were stuck for several months or even years in Libya with no ray of hope until the evacuation procedures. "However, the government must again do the responsible thing of ascertaining the true identity of these returnees as there is a high probability that a few of them may be ISIS fighters escaping from Libya, or coming to Nigeria to execute a possible terrorist plot".

People 'Iranian oil tanker is at the risk of exploding or sinking'
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The huge fire still raged around the stricken ship, which had been carrying 1,36,000 tonnes of light crude oil, with thick black smoke billowing from the vessel and the surrounding sea. The Sanchi has operated under five different names since it was built in 2008, according the UN-run International Maritime Organisation. A Chinese vessel (R) is dispatched to rescue crew members after a Panama-registered oil tanker and a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter collided in waters about 160 sea ...

People Scattered protests erupt in Sudan over economic woes
Author: 0 Scattered protests erupt in Sudan over economic woes

Street protests broke out across the sprawling northeastern African country after bread prices doubled following a government announcement late December 2017 that it was eliminating subsidies in its 2018 budget. The Sudanese government has been implementing a series of unpopular economic reforms as recommended by the International Monetary Fund, aimed at recovering the weak economy.

People Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting violence
Author: 0 Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting violence

The protests quickly spiraled out of control and turned against the regime as a whole, leaving 21 dead. He added that "what Iran suffers today is mismanagement and not lack of economic resources". What did Ahmadinejad say that got him arrested? That rebellion resulted in thousands of arrests and dozens of deaths, among the most prominent that of 26-year-old Neda Agha-Soltan , whose shooting death was caught on camera and spread around the world.

People East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds becomes Education Secretary
Author: 0 East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds becomes Education Secretary

In May 2010 following the formation of the coalition government Ms Greening became economic secretary to the treasury. The job Ms Greening turned down, Work and Pensions Secretary, was given instead to Esther McVey, who triggered controversy when she was a junior minister in the department under David Cameron.

People Top Democrats send mixed signals on Dreamers, budget deal
Author: 0 Top Democrats send mixed signals on Dreamers, budget deal

The campaign in support of Dreamers gained momentum in December as advocates pushed Congress to include DACA protections in the end-of-the-year spending bill. Democrats and some Republicans are pushing to have it preserved. We need the wall; not a complete 2,200-mile wall. Caving on a wall or on curbs to legal immigration in order to protect the dreamers is a wildly lopsided trade-off in favor of immigration hawks, Democrats said.

People Israel restores power to Gaza after Palestinians promise to pay the bills
Author: 0 Israel restores power to Gaza after Palestinians promise to pay the bills

According to Eisenkot, the dire humanitarian situation in the Strip, which led Hamas to reconcile with the Palestinian Authority, can lead to instability and while the IDF does not intend to escalate the situation, Hamas is trying to carry out terrorist attacks in the West Bank in order to keep the Gazan front quiet.

People Macron bets on horse diplomacy in China
Author: 0 Macron bets on horse diplomacy in China

Macron then visited Xi'an, an eastern departure point of the ancient Silk Road , hoping to relaunch EU-China relations often strained by Beijing's restrictions on foreign investment and trade. The gift, a cavalry horse of the French Republican Guard named Vesuvius, was an "unprecedented diplomatic gesture", according to the French presidency.

People Sushma Swaraj meets ASEAN Secretary General in Jakarta
Author: 0 Sushma Swaraj meets ASEAN Secretary General in Jakarta

Swaraj met with the delegations of Indian diaspora from Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) countries in Singapore. She noted that their dialogue partnership had evolved into a strategic one over the past 25 years and said the Asean region is at the heart of India's Act East Policy.

People Multi-vehicle crash reported on Highway 1 near San Simeon
Author: 0 Multi-vehicle crash reported on Highway 1 near San Simeon

The extent of injuries caused by the crash was not immediately clear, but an ambulance was called to the scene. "So it was just this big flickering show". In California , a pilot program was initiated previous year to identify devices, such as blinking LED lights and video surveillance, that could potentially reduce the number of wrong-way drivers.

People East River Is Freezing Over, NYC's Pedestrian Fatalities Reached an All-Time Low
Author: 0 East River Is Freezing Over, NYC's Pedestrian Fatalities Reached an All-Time Low

Under the mayor's Vision Zero initiative , fatalities have dropped 28 percent since 2013, with pedestrian deaths seeing a 45 percent decline, the lowest numbers since the city began tracking such data in 1910. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that USA traffic deaths rose more than 13 percent between 2013 and 2016. "Four years, we've set a new record each year, lowering the number of fatalities, but the reality around the rest of the country is tragically, traffic ...

People Tens of thousands flee as Syrian regime makes Idlib push
Author: 0 Tens of thousands flee as Syrian regime makes Idlib push

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blast struck the headquarters of a minor rebel faction. "Regime and Russian strikes were continuing on Monday on several parts of Idlib" province, Rami Abdel Rahman, the head of the Britain-based monitoring organisation, said.

People Sad! France Gall passes on at 70
Author: 0 Sad! France Gall passes on at 70

During the early part of her career in the 1960s and 70s she formed partnerships with some of the most famed French musicians of the era, notably Gainsbourg, but also Claude Francois and Michel Berger, who wrote "Donner pour Donner". Gainsbourg later wrote another of Gall's early hits, "Les Sucettes" ("Lollipops"), whose ambiguous lyrics with a hidden erotic meaning shocked some in France .

People Former EU competition Commissioner Peter Sutherland dies at 71
Author: 0 Former EU competition Commissioner Peter Sutherland dies at 71

Born in Dublin , Mr Sutherland studied law at UCD and Kings Inns and was a barrister by profession. President Michael D Higgins said Mr Sutherland had left "an important legacy". "Tirelessly campaigning for global solutions to human trafficking and forced migration, he became a passionate and influential voice for the rights of the 65 million people who have been forced to flee their homes and homelands".

People US Vice President Mike Pence to Visit Israel Jan. 22-23
Author: 0 US Vice President Mike Pence to Visit Israel Jan. 22-23

Vice President Mike Pence waves as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. The next day Pence will travel to Jordan to meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II. The vice president plans to leave January 19 for Egypt , where he will meet with President Abdel Fattah Sisi. There, Pence will give a speech at the Knesset, visit the Western Wall and the Yad Vashem museum.

Author: 0 Ex-Trump Manager Lewandowski to Meet With House's Russia Probe

Fusion GPS, a political research firm targeted by Republicans because it produced a salacious Russian dossier on President Donald Trump , insisted this week that a judge should be removed from deciding a case because he had been a part of the Trump transition team.

People No threat against Morgantown High School
Author: 0 No threat against Morgantown High School

The message "spread like wildfire" through the community Sunday night, Solomon said. In the interest of erring on the side of caution, we have notified our local law enforcement and they were already aware of the situation. "Even though it did not mention McDowell High School specifically, we began investigating in order to try to pinpoint the information". Officials with the Albemarle County Police Department said a juvenile suspect has been detained and that charges are pending.

People Mitt Romney was treated over the summer for prostate cancer
Author: 0 Mitt Romney was treated over the summer for prostate cancer

Mitt Romney had surgery at a California hospital over the summer, according to reports. . "The cancer was removed surgically and found not to have spread beyond the prostate", a Romney aide told NBC. Romney spoke to President Donald Trump over the phone Thursday, a White House official confirmed to CNN. Many expect Romney to run for Hatch's spot in the Senate .