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Indonesia oil well explosion kills 15, dozens injured

The death toll from an illegal oil well blaze in Indonesia has jumped to 15 with dozens injured, authorities said Wednesday, warning that there...

8,000 whistle blowers recorded in 1yr

No fewer than 8,000 whistle blowers were recorded by the Federal Government in the last one year, the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC),...

Sports

Bale with work to do against Bayern to repair relationship with...

Gareth Bale's future will come under fresh scrutiny when Real Madrid face Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals on...

Europa League offers last chance for Wenger to sign off a...

Arsenal have little time to digest Arsene Wenger's long-awaited decision to end his 22-year reign as a Europa League semi-final with Atletico Madrid offers...

Business

Deutsche Bank eyes cuts to investment bank: reports

Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank could slash parts of its troubled investment banking division this week, media reports suggested Tuesday, as new chief executive...

Dollar rises in Asia with Treasury yields, Japan exporters rally

The dollar extended gains against its main peers and most other currencies Tuesday as rising US bond yields fan speculation of a sharp rise...

Entertainment

American rapper Meek Mill released from prison

American rapper Meek Mill has been released from prison after being incarcerated for violating his probation. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered that the rapper be...

Tonto Dikeh blasts Tunde Ednut for shading Nina

Actress Tonto Dikeh has blasted musician and blogger, Tunde Ednut, for shading Nina Onyenobi a.k.a Nina, one of five finalists of the just concluded...

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Facebook unveils appeal process for when it removes posts

Facebook said Tuesday it will give users the right to appeal decisions if the social network decides to remove photos, videos or written posts...

EU probes Apple plan to buy music app Shazam

The EU on Monday launched an in-depth probe of tech giant Apple's plan to buy leading song-recognition app Shazam because of fears the deal...

British TV commentator sues Facebook over ‘scam’ ads

A personal finance expert who appears regularly on British television launched legal action on Monday against Facebook, claiming it had published more than 50...

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Traditions surrounding a British royal birth

Prince William and his wife Kate may present themselves as modern parents but their third child will still be a senior royal as the...

Fashion label dies with us, say Dolce and Gabbana

Italian fashion icons Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana said Thursday that their famed Dolce & Gabbana label would die with them. "Once we're dead,...

Finland’s first transgender man gives birth

A Finnish woman who underwent hormonal therapy to become the nation's first transgender man has given birth, local media said Wednesday, triggering controversy as...

Travels and Culture

Fish sex so loud it could deafen dolphins

A species of Mexican fish amasses in reproductive orgies so loud they can deafen other sea animals, awed scientists said Wednesday, calling for preservation...

Official sponsors confirm support for World Travel Awards Grand Final 2017

World Travel Awards is proud to welcome on board Traveltek, Bookingee.com, Vietnam Airlines, Vietravel, and Serenata as official sponsors for its upcoming Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017. The red-carpet event will...

Japan zoo mourns death of love-struck penguin

An elderly penguin who shot to fame in Japan after falling in love with a cardboard cut-out of a cartoon character has died, at...
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