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Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report

Human Rights Watch says thousands of children were detained in distressing conditions by military over last six yearsThe Nigerian military arrested thousands of children it suspected of involvement wi...

Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report

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Boko Haram: Nigeria moves to deradicalize former fighters Nigeria's Operation Safe Corridor aims to facilitate the rehabilitation of ex-insurgents. However, many victims remain hostile towards those attempting to reintegrate into society....
03:13 2019-08-09

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday....
13:00 2019-07-07

| Nigeria insists Boko Haram 'defeated' after 10-year insurgency Nigeria's presidency claimed Boko Haram's 10-year-old insurgency had been "defeated" but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat....
19:39 2019-07-31

| Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp....
11:39 2019-06-28

| Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said....
19:39 2019-07-31

Extremist attack kills more than 60 people in Nigeria; Boko Haram suspected Last week marked the grim 10-year anniversary of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, which has killed tens of thousands of people.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Boko Haram Is Back. And They Now Have Better Drones. After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military....
23:39 2019-09-13

Boko Haram Is Back. With Better Drones. After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military....
00:00 2019-09-14

Opinion: Boko Haram — no end in sight Ten years ago, the radical Boko Haram sect became a terror organisation and embarked on a trail of murder and mayhem that continues today. The Nigerian government has learnt little from past mistakes, says Thomas Mösch....
09:52 2019-08-01

| How to beat Boko Haram? Treat women better, analysts say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned....
11:13 2019-05-22

The Story of the Boko Haram Schoolgirls, by a Reporter Who Takes It Personally “Beneath the Tamarind Tree,” by Isha Sesay, weaves an account of the Nigerian girls’ kidnapping with the story of her own mother, another African girl determined to get an education....
12:00 2019-07-09

Report says accused Nigeria children enduring harsh treatment A new report Tuesday said thousands of Nigerian children are being held in squalor conditions as the terrorist group Boko Haram preys on them to participate in violent activity....
05:39 2019-09-11

Nigeria to allow detained Shi'ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests calling for his release turned violent last month....
16:26 2019-08-05

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
03:26 2019-07-20

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
07:52 2019-06-03

| Syria Kurds hand over three ISIS-linked children to Nigeria Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria has handed over three siblings linked with the Islamic State group to Nigeria, the first such repatriation to the African country, an official says....
21:26 2019-09-05

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the future....
15:39 2019-05-21

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the House of Representatives voted to fund an emergency ...
17:00 2019-06-28

Among the 3,000 detained by Indian authorities in Kashmir: children India has detained thousands in the name of public order since it stripped the region of its autonomy. “There is an atmosphere of fear in every house,” said one mother, adding that she did not know why her son was detained. “If they can pick up children, they can do anything.”...
09:39 2019-08-30

US to remove limit on how long immigrant children can be detained US moves to hold families in detention until immigration cases are completed, which could be much longer than current 20-day limitThe Trump administration announced on Wednesday a plan to eliminate a federal court agreement and replace it with a regulation that would allow the government to indefini...
22:13 2019-08-21

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is still pushing its abominable efforts to punish and ...
03:52 2019-07-19

US government lawyer: detained children do not need soap and blankets – video Soap, toothbrushes and blankets are some of the items migrant children detained in the US do not need, a Trump administration official has claimed. Sarah Fabian, a lawyer for the US Department of Justice, argued at the US court of appeals for the ninth circuit that such children do not always requir...
17:13 2019-06-23

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and other basic needs, court rules Trump administration had argued that officials were not required to provide hygiene productsMigrant children detained by the US government must have access to soap, toothpaste and other basic hygiene products, as well as edible food, clean water and places to sleep, a panel of judges has ruled.The a...
15:26 2019-08-16

Rights Group Calls for the Release of Uighur Children Detained in Xinjiang A human rights group has called on the Chinese government to release an undetermined number of Uighur children being arbitrarily held in so-called “child welfare” institutions and boarding schools in Xinjiang. In a statement Monday, the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said “...
09:39 2019-09-16

Poor Conditions Persist for Migrant Children Detained at the Border, Democrats Say Republican members of the House Oversight Committee disputed those characterizations, but the allegations renewed scrutiny over the treatment of migrant children....
07:00 2019-08-30

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
03:52 2019-07-19

Ninth Circuit rejects Trump's bid to limit accommodations to children detained at border The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a rejection of the Trump administration’s bid to limit accommodations for immigrant children detained at the border, ruled Thursday that the children must be given adequate food, clean water, soap, and toothpaste....
13:26 2019-08-16

Stephen King compares his new horror novel on detained children to Trump's border enforcement For author Stephen King, reality was starting to imitate his fiction writing when President Trump's administration detained migrant families at the southern border....
00:26 2019-09-12

Despite Child Flu Deaths, U.S. Government Refuses to Vaccinate Children Detained in Border Camps Families detained along the U.S.-Mexico border in cramped holding centers are being left completely vulnerable to the flu, CNBC reported Thursday. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently not vaccinating detainees against the viral disease, nor do they plan to before the upcoming flu season ...
05:52 2019-08-21

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human settlement...
22:13 2019-08-02

Mom, three young children found slain in Georgia home A mom and her three small children were killed in a possible stabbing inside their Georgia home overnight, according to a new report. Jerrica Spellman, 29, and her children — who range in age from less than a year old to 3 years old — were killed in their South Columbus home within the E...
19:39 2019-07-18

Revealed: Children as young as six victims of dating app sex crimes The home secretary has said she is appalled by the revelation that children, one of them six years old, have been sexually groomed or assaulted after contact with adults on over-18 dating sites....
13:52 2019-09-17

Revealed: Children as young as nine victims of dating app sex crimes The home secretary has said she is appalled by the revelation that children, one of them nine years old, have been sexually groomed or assaulted after contact with adults on over-18 dating sites....
19:13 2019-09-17

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests over equality teaching....
13:00 2019-05-22

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
20:26 2019-07-05

Teva to launch generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children will be available in most retail pharmacies at a price of $300 for a 2-pack....
18:39 2019-08-20

Teva launches generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday made its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children available in most retail pharmacies at $300 for a 2-pack....
23:26 2019-08-20

Georgia man arrested for fatally stabbing three young children, mother NBC NEWS – Police arrested and charged a man in the murder of three young children and their mother on Wednesday night in Columbus, Georgia. Responding to a report of violence, Columbus police found Jerrica Spellman, 29, and her children, 3-year-old King Jackson, 1-year-old Kensley Jackson, an...
23:39 2019-07-18

Weight Watchers under fire for selling diets to children as young as age eight Some Weight Watchers loyalists applaud Kurbo by WW. But nutritionists worry Kurbo promotes an unhealthy relationship with food during an especially impressionable time....
15:52 2019-08-19

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin supplements...
15:13 2019-06-05

4 Your Health: Young children can show early signs of adulthood diabetes (NBC News)- People in certain occupations have a higher risk of type two diabetes, according to a new study. Scientists looked at data from 4-and-a-half million working adults living in Sweden. They found drivers, manufacturing workers and cleaners were three times more likely to develop diabetes co...
00:52 2019-09-19

Japan mass stabbing: 13 young children among 19 injured in attack in Kawasaki Rampage began as primary school students waited to take bus to school in city south of Tokyo, witnesses sayNineteen people, including 13 primary schoolgirls, have been injured after a man armed with at least one knife went on a stabbing rampage near Tokyo on Tuesday morning, Japanese media reported....
04:39 2019-05-28

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
03:13 2019-05-22

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the president has given permission do you see kids put in cages or detained in tent cities like this one," O'Ro...
06:13 2019-06-28

Mother, 3 young children found fatally stabbed inside Georgia apartment, police say A 29-year-old mother and three young children were found fatally stabbed Wednesday night inside an apartment in Columbus, Ga., according to a report....
05:13 2019-07-18

South Carolina dad guilty of killing 5 young children, prosecutors seek death penalty A South Carolina father accused of killing his five young children by exercising one to death and strangling the other four was found guilty and mentally viable on Tuesday, allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty....
14:01 2019-06-05

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” and hundreds of thousands displaced, a senior humanitarian official said on Thursday. ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Young children getting their hands on marijuana-infused brownies, gummies in legal states, poison control centers say Calls to poison control centers in states where recreational marijuana is legal have skyrocketed. The reason: sweet treats like candies or brownies infused with the drug have been falling into the wrong hands....
02:26 2019-09-19

Man Who Poured Water on Baidu Chief Detained: Report The man who poured water on Robin Li Yanhong, Co-founder and Chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu, during its "Create AI Developer Conference" was detained....
13:26 2019-07-04

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Superb Asisat Oshoala goal helps Nigeria win A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helps earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women's World Cup - and all but end South Korea's hopes of reaching the knockout stage....
20:13 2019-06-12

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting prostitutes....
12:26 2019-08-24

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
09:13 2019-08-23

Employee at Britain's Hong Kong mission detained in China over prostitution: report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
12:13 2019-08-22

'Autistic children as young as 11 held in isolation for years' Children as young as 11 are being locked in isolation for years on end by NHS hospitals, as a means of caring for those with autism and learning difficulty, watchdogs have found....
20:52 2019-05-21

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
14:39 2019-05-21

A third of young people polled by UN, report being a victim of online bullying Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school because of it. Those are some of the key findings in a new poll released on Wednesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Special Representative on...
11:52 2019-09-04

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
15:26 2019-06-13

Young Ukrainian boy jumps off building to avoid parents’ abuse: report An 8-year-old boy leaped to his death from a ninth-floor apartment in Ukraine to avoid the latest beating from his parents, according to reports. The youngster’s parents put him through years of abuse, and a neighbor said she heard them again yelling and beating him for damaging some clothes l...
23:39 2019-09-19

Venezuela death squads kill young men, stage scenes, U.N. report says Venezuelan security forces are sending death squads to murder young men and stage the scenes to make it look like the victims resisted arrest, the United Nations said in a report issued by its human rights chief on Thursday....
20:26 2019-07-04

UK children least happy than they have been in a decade, says report Childhood happiness has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, with nearly a quarter of UK children discontent with their lives, according to a charity's new research....
01:13 2019-08-29

250 young migrants living in atrocious conditions at Texas border facility: report About 250 migrant children and teens are being held in inhumane conditions at a Texas Border Patrol station — some walking around without diapers and going weeks without bathing, according to a report Friday. The disturbing details emerged following interviews lawyers conducted Thursday with 60 of t...
20:52 2019-06-21

Prince Andrew was seen getting foot massage from young woman at Epstein's apartment – report Incident was recounted in an email exchange between a prominent US literary agent and author Evgeny MorozovPrince Andrew was seen inside the New York apartment of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein getting a foot massage from a young woman, according to an email exchange between a prominent US lite...
04:26 2019-08-23

Four in 10 young European Jews have considered emigrating over fears of anti-Semitism, report says Nearly half of young Jewish Europeans have considered moving away from their home countries out of fear for their safety amid a rise in anti-Semitic incidents on the continent, according to a new repo......
12:52 2019-07-06

Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink....
14:52 2019-09-20

Millions of children in conflicts need psychological help: report More than 420 million children live in conflict zones, according to a new study. Humanitarian groups have called on countries to do more to preserve childhood, including providing assistance and much-needed funds....
01:26 2019-09-11

'A remarkable young man': 7th grader donates $15K from hog auction to children's hospital Ohio seventh grader Diesel Pippert donated $15,000 in livestock premiums to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, according to his school district.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

Prince Andrew got a foot massage from ‘young Russian women’ at Jeffrey Epstein’s pad: report Prince Andrew was spotted getting a foot massage from two young Russian women inside Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion, a report said Thursday. Literary agent John Brockman said in a 2013 email that he saw Randy Andy getting the rubdown “from two young well-dressed Russian women” during a vi...
09:39 2019-08-23

Venezuela rejects UN report accusing officials sending death squads to kill young men Government figures showed that deaths ascribed to criminals resisting arrest numbered 5,287 last year and 1,569 by May 19 this year. The U.N. report said many of them appeared to be extrajudicial executions....
20:26 2019-07-05

Children in UK living in shipping containers, report finds Children in England are growing up in shipping containers, office blocks, and bed and breakfasts, a report into youth homelessness has found, as authorities around the country struggle to combat the country's crippling housing crisis....
17:00 2019-08-21

Report: Separated migrant children suffered trauma A study found that migrant children who were separated from their parents last year suffered post-traumatic stress and other mental health problems. Child psychiatrist Dr. Louis Kraus details the trauma the children may have suffered. (Sept. 4)        ...
08:26 2019-09-05

WHO/UNICEF report: Almost 20M children weren't vaccinated in 2018 Nearly 20 million children worldwide were not properly vaccinated last year, leading to greater concern about potential outbreaks of preventable illnesses, a new U.N. report said....
21:39 2019-07-16

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
23:13 2019-07-16

New Jersey firefighters fill pool of young cancer patient whose parents couldn’t afford it: report New Jersey firefighters elected to fill the pool of the family of a young cancer patient for free after the family said they couldn’t afford to fill it all the way to spare money for son’s treatment.  ...
16:26 2019-07-16

At least 18 migrant children under age 2 separated from parents, House report finds At least 18 infants and toddlers under two years old were separated from their parents at the border since late 2017 and had not been reunited with family as of June last year, according to a report on the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy released Friday by the House ...
07:52 2019-07-13

UN Chief's Report On Children Caught In Violence "Selective", Says India India has strongly expressed its disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres, in his recent report, including situations in India that are neither armed conflicts nor a threat to international......
11:26 2019-08-03

Effort to Stem Deaths Among Children Falls Short, Report Says Nearly two-thirds of children in developing countries live in villages, cities or regions where deaths under 5 years of age aren’t declining rapidly enough to meet United Nations goals, according to a new report....
14:39 2019-09-17

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
13:13 2019-06-15

YouTube algorithm pushes videos with children to pedophiles, report says YouTube’s content recommendation algorithm has created an “open gate for pedophiles” by pushing videos featuring children, according to a New York Times report....
00:13 2019-06-04

Pennsylvania day care center fire kills 5 children, 4 of them siblings, report says A fire that broke out at a Pennsylvania day care center on Sunday morning has killed five children, four of them siblings, and sent the owner to the hospital, police and the children's grandmother said....
04:13 2019-08-12

UN report on Syria conflict highlights inhumane detention of women and children As the people of north-west Syria face intensifying violence, tens of thousands of women and children continue to be kept in “inhumane conditions” in a remote camp on the other side of the country, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Wednesday....
21:39 2019-09-11

New UN report shows record number of children killed and maimed in conflict A new UN report has found that 2018 was the worst year on record for children caught up in armed conflict; the year saw the highest numbers killed or maimed since the United Nations began monitoring the violation....
18:26 2019-07-31

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victims as a “sex cult.” The alleged neglect...
07:00 2019-06-13

Homeless Children Are Being Housed in Shipping Containers, English Report Finds A lack of affordable housing and changes to welfare benefits crisis have resulted in tens of thousands of children being forced to live in temporary facilities....
21:00 2019-08-21

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
06:39 2019-06-02

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
14:13 2019-07-11

Separated migrant children experience 'heightened feelings of anxiety', says report – live HHS inspector general concluded children affected by Trump’s family separation policy exhibited more fear and post-traumatic stressSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.19pm BST Trump once again appeared noncommittal about tackling gun violence when lawmakers return to Capitol Hill ...
22:26 2019-09-04

Idaho police arrest couple after finding children in cockroach-infested home: report An Idaho couple is facing multiple charges after investigators said they found four children living in a home infested with thousands of cockroaches – both dead and alive – and hundreds of spiders, according to a police report....
05:52 2019-08-22

Texas daycare van flips upside down with 9 children inside after driver blows red light: report A daycare van in Texas that was carrying nine children flipped over and was left upside down on the side of the road Tuesday afternoon after the driver ran a red light, according to a report....
15:13 2019-09-11

Cameron Young relishing US Open stage as young gun: ‘I should belong’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 22-year-old amateur playing in his first professional tournament at this week’s U.S. Open, walked onto the Pebble Beach practice range Tuesday looking for a place to hit balls. There was one open spot: Right next to Tiger Woods. “I was not about to take that spot,’’ Camero...
10:13 2019-06-13

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
14:52 2019-05-21

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
21:26 2019-07-31

How young is too young to wear makeup? A John Lewis and Mac masterclass for children has been cancelled after an outcry. Is there a right age to start experimenting with lipstick – and should schools be banning it?How young is too young to start wearing makeup? That’s the question being asked in the beauty world after John Lewis and Mac ...
00:52 2019-08-08

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebola response; a UN expert calls for an end to violat...
01:52 2019-07-16

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five lucky children will win a trip to get shaved at the...
19:39 2019-06-03

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)        ...
01:00 2019-09-07

| MIT professor quits in protest over lab links to Epstein The head of a research centre at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has said he will quit in protest after the revelation of financial ties between the institution and disgraced hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein....
15:39 2019-08-22

Eurosport links up with International Swimming League "Eurosport’s approach to telling the stories of Olympic athletes all year round will continue in the lead up to Tokyo 2020 with the acquisition of rights to the new International Swimming League (ISL) competition for the next two years."...
20:39 2019-08-26

Britain's Saga links up with Goldman to tap over-50s savings Saga, the British tourism and insurance firm for the over-50s, said on Tuesday it ways teaming up with Goldman Sachs on savings products, as part of a drive to revive its bottom line after a profit warning in April....
10:13 2019-06-11

Pebble Beach: A guide to the historic links The 119th U.S Open tees off at one of the most iconic courses anywhere in the world. Players say "it's more beautiful in person than I could've imagined."...
01:00 2019-08-01

More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health (Reuters Health) - No one can say if it's the walks or the unconditional love, but there's something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with better heart health, suggests a study in eastern Europe....
00:26 2019-09-14

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links to the far right.In a joint statement, police and ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Archbishop tried to discredit BBC film on church links to abuse Cardinal Vincent Nichols filed formal complaint over 2003 programme, documents showThe most senior Catholic leader in England and Wales went to extraordinary lengths to try to discredit a BBC documentary on child sexual abuse and its cover-up by the church, the Guardian can disclose.Cardinal Vincent...
20:13 2019-07-24

F.B.I. Wants to Interrogate Egyptian Man in Brazil, Citing Qaeda Links Brazil says it “stands ready to cooperate” with the F.B.I. seeks to interrogate an Egyptian man linked to planning attacks against the United States....
06:39 2019-08-13

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
10:26 2019-05-22

Jeweller Links of London in race to find new owner Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery chains, is racing to secure a buyer within days‎ as its crisis-hit owner seeks to offload the business....
08:00 2019-08-23

What links prayers at 6am with 0 degrees longitude? The Weekend quiz From a rainbow to a bank robber, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which Nazi leader died in Paddington in 1981?2 What are produced at La Masia and La Fábrica?3 In publishing, what does ISBN stand for?4 Adopted in 1625, what symbol is the Dannebrog?5 Gabriele Münter was a founder member of ...
12:26 2019-07-20

Honduran president denies links to drug trafficking Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Saturday denied reports from a U.S. court filing linking him to drug trafficking, accusing criminals of seeking revenge against him....
06:26 2019-08-04

What links Diggers, Ranters and Muggletonians? The Weekend quiz From Edward Hopper to Highland, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who denied his divinity on 1 January 1946?2 Originally, who would have received an “accolade”?3 Used in sport, what is an Acme Thunderer?4 Which novelist was an eminent lepidopterist?5 Most Trojan asteroids share which planet...
09:26 2019-06-08

What links a Beetle, a Darracq and a Fury? The Weekend quiz From the fastest shark to the Long Count calendar, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was photographed, for the first time, in M87?2 Who “always hated me. For what, I don’t know”?3 The Sycamore Gap tree stands in a dip in what landmark? 4 Jacline Mouraud is credited as a founder of whic...
09:00 2019-05-25

Prominent MIT professor resigns in protest over lab's links to Epstein Ethan Zuckerman announced he was leaving after it was revealed MIT Media Lab director took money from financierA prominent professor at the MIT Media Lab has announced he is resigning from the prestigious research centre in protest after it was revealed its director took money from the disgraced fin...
22:13 2019-08-21

Florida ‘serial killer’ arrested after DNA links him to 4 murders A suspected serial killer who police believe murdered at least four women in Florida since 2005 was arrested on Sunday after DNA found on his cigarette linked him to the victims. “We believe we took a serial killer off the street,” Palm Beach sheriff’s Capt. Michael Wallace declared at a Monday news...
07:13 2019-09-17

Police say DNA links uncle to disappearance of Utah child The search for a missing 5-year-old girl has stretched into a fourth day in Utah, with police saying her 21-year-old uncle is the suspect in her disappearance....
22:13 2019-05-28

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
12:00 2019-06-30

New genetic links to same-sex behavior found in huge study The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay....
03:26 2019-08-31

South Korean man under investigation for links to Islamic State A South Korean man is under investigation on charges of stealing a device used in military explosives while serving in the Army and collecting or uploading video clips related to the Islamic State militant group....
10:52 2019-07-05

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
21:39 2019-07-18

Lawmaker's Links Heighten Alarm Over Beijing's Reach in Australia An Australian lawmaker is facing a political backlash over her ties to Beijing-backed organizations, a sign of deepening sensitivities about perceived meddling by China in national affairs....
15:13 2019-09-13

Vulture fund Hilco shops for Links of London chain The vulture fund which presided over HMV's collapse into administration last year is plotting a rescue bid for Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery retailers....
00:00 2019-09-05

Mike Ashley continues shopping spree with Links of London bid The high street tycoon Mike Ashley is continuing his unprecedented acquisition spree by tabling a bid to acquire Links of London, the struggling jewellery chain....
17:39 2019-09-09

French officials call for probe into Epstein’s ‘links with France’ France’s government wants to launch an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein and his reported “links” to the European country — where he maintained a residence and visited often. The probe was first suggested on Monday by Innocence Endangered, a French NGO that defends children&...
10:00 2019-08-13

Professor who links vaccines to autism funded through university portal Chris Exley, who says aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, has raised more than £22,000A British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vaccines is linked to autism has raised more than £22,000 to support his work through a Keele University online donations portal, the Guardian can reveal.Pr...
17:52 2019-06-01

US State Department Suspends Employee With White Nationalist Links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were......
13:39 2019-08-09

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
19:00 2019-05-25

German military rejects dozens of candidates over extremist links The German army has turned down 63 applicants over the past two years after they failed security checks. Islamists, far-right, alt-left supporters and ex-offenders were all excluded....
01:39 2019-07-22

Northern Trust a reminder of Jeff McNeil’s former life on the links It was a tantalizing day of wondering what might have been for Jeff McNeil. Don’t, however, misconstrue that as it being a day with even a nanosecond of regret for the Mets’ sweet-swinging Mr. Versatility, who happens to be leading the major leagues in batting with a .339 average. “This,’’ McNeil to...
04:52 2019-08-09

What links Hoover, Landon, Willkie and Dewey? The Weekend quiz From Dorothy Parker to Lady Gaga, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who burned a million pounds on the island of Jura?2 Which countries signed the Anti-Comintern Pact in 1936?3 Who “make me sick… make me tired” in a Dorothy Parker poem?4 What cattle disease was declared eradicated in 2011?5...
10:39 2019-07-06

More evidence links ultra-processed foods to health harms (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of ultra-processed foods are more likely to develop heart disease and to die sooner than those who stick with foods in their original form, two large studies conclude....
21:13 2019-06-05

What links Conrad Black and Patty Hearst? The Weekend quiz From a meat dress to yellowcake, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which Beatles song was inspired by a headline in American Rifleman, the NRA magazine?2 Priceless Blake won what derby in June?3 What is the highest point in England outside the Lake District?4 Who proclaimed the “end of hist...
08:39 2019-08-03

State Department suspends employee with white nationalist links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed....
03:13 2019-08-09

What links Tulip, Carnation, Bulldozer and Jeans? The Weekend quiz From Coronation Street to Shakespeare, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 The British Guiana 1c Magenta is the world’s most valuable what?2 Which literary dame appeared in Coronation Street in 1961?3 Which shy mammals might gather in a cete?4 The Diadochi fought for control over whose empire...
08:52 2019-07-13

No 'gay gene', but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behavior has confirmed there is no single "gay gene" but that a complex mix of genetics and environment affects whether a person has same-sex sexual partners....
21:39 2019-08-29

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. Documents from Colombia’s prosecutor’s office show that Gen. Nicacio Martínez Espinel in 2005 signed off on at least s...
17:39 2019-05-25

Thai official links Bangkok bombings to troubled south An official in Thailand has linked groups from the country’s troubled south to small bombings last week in Bangkok as it hosted a meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers...
16:52 2019-08-06

Study links low-dose aspirin to bleeding inside the skull People without a history of heart disease and stroke who took low-dose aspirin were more likely to experience bleeding inside the skull, according to a new study....
15:26 2019-05-21

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
14:39 2019-08-14

What links the Penguin Cafe with Yellow Magic? The Weekend quiz From the Hays Code to Torque, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who burst open in the field he’d just bought?2 What was regulated by the Hays Code?3 What reddish-brown colour is the French word for flea?4 Which decisive 1746 battle lasted only 40 minutes?5 What mammal is nicknamed the “unic...
10:26 2019-06-15

Brexit party MEPs’ links to alt-right media agenda exposed Nigel Farage and his MEPs have appeared on shows hosting conspiracy theorists and Holocaust deniersBrexit party politicians appeared on programmes that have hosted conspiracy theorists and promoted the views of prominent figures on the hard right, an analysis has found.Nigel Farage’s party, which wo...
14:52 2019-08-18

Windows 10 preview links bugs you find to existing feedback Microsoft is trying to make it easier for users to report bugs. The company has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview with an updated Feedback Hub that lets users find similar complaints. If you've stumbled upon a problem in a pre-release build, you'......
01:52 2019-06-20

Video reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris Johnson Far-right activist claimed he helped with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech as foreign secretaryBoris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fearsNew evidence suggesting close links between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump’s controversial former campaign manager Steve Bannon can...
23:26 2019-06-22

With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the Royal Shakespeare Company | Mark Rylance I’m leaving the RSC because of its sponsorship deal with the fossil-fuel giant. What would Shakespeare have made of this?• Mark Rylance is an actor, director and playwright• Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorshipAs a teenager, disenchanted with religion, I turned to Shakespeare for ethica...
22:13 2019-06-21

Fatal collision shuts down section of Golf Links and Swan Tucson Police Dept. says parts of Golf Links and Swan are closed while authorities investigate a fatal collision. Eastbound traffic on Golf Links is closed from Alvernon/Aviation to Swan. TPD has also closed southbound Swan at 29th Street. Authorities ask for motorists to avoid the area if possible....
21:00 2019-09-22

Study links certain metabolites to stem cell function in the intestine MIT biologists have discovered an unexpected effect of a ketogenic, or fat-rich, diet: They showed that high levels of ketone bodies, molecules produced by the breakdown of fat, help the intestine to maintain a large pool of adult stem cells, which are crucial for keeping the intestinal lining healt...
02:26 2019-08-23

Sheffield United’s Prince Abdullah defends Bin Ladens over club links • Abdullah: ‘Bin Ladens were going to buy Kevin McCabe’s shares’• Manager Chris Wilder: ‘I’m 100% positive about the future’Eyebrows were raised at Bramall Lane when Sheffield United’s new owner, Prince Abdullah bin Musaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, said he would be happy for the Bin Laden family to inv...
23:39 2019-09-19

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him to the case, prosecutors said. ...
10:00 2019-07-18

Digvijaya Singh Links Feud In Madhya Pradesh Congress To His "ISI Remark" Giving a new twist to the ongoing infighting in the Madhya Pradesh Congress, party veteran Digvijaya Singh today sought to link it to his allegations associating BJP and Bajrang Dal leaders with......
13:13 2019-09-06

8chan owner vows changes in House testimony over links to mass shootings 8chan, the online message board linked to several recent mass shootings, plans to restrict parts of the website during a "state of emergency," the site's owner Jim Watkins told a U.S. House panel in a written statement....
01:52 2019-09-06

Sane suffers injury in Community Shield amid Bayern links "Leroy Sane\u0027s proposed move to Bayern Munich could be in jeopardy after he was taken off injured before half-time of Man City\u0027s Community Shield clash with Liverpool."...
18:39 2019-08-04

Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors for suspected militant links Turkey replaced pro-Kurdish party mayors with state officials in three southeastern cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links on Monday, the Interior Ministry said, in a move likely to fuel tensions in Turkey's southeast....
09:13 2019-08-19

Hong Kong authorities arrest men with triad gang links over mob attack Hong Kong police have arrested six men - some believed to have links to triad gangs - in connection to the violent mob attack on Sunday that saw dozens of masked men assaults civilians returning home after a pro-democracy demonstration....
20:13 2019-07-23

Chile's ex-president Bachelet denies links to Brazil's Car Wash scandal Michelle Bachelet, Chile's ex-president and now the UN human rights chief, has denied allegations by a Brazilian businessman under investigation in Brazil's massive Car Wash scandal that he paid $141,000 to cover debts incurred by her 2013 presidential campaign....
01:39 2019-09-18

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a meeting with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have information helpful for his father...
17:39 2019-06-12

Matteo Salvini avoids questions over League links to Russian money Absent from parliament, Italy’s deputy PM says his party did not ask for or take moneyItaly’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has avoided an interrogation in parliament over claims his far-right League party sought money from Russia.In Salvini’s absence, the allegations were addressed by the pr...
20:13 2019-07-24

Turkey orders arrest of 176 military personnel over suspected Gulen links Turkey has ordered the arrest of 176 serving military personnel over suspected links to the network which Ankara says was behind an attempted coup three years ago, the Istanbul chief prosecutors' office said on Tuesday....
09:13 2019-07-09

3 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh's Satna Over Alleged Terror-Funding Links Madhya Pradesh Police's Anti-Terror Squad has arrested three men in connection with a terror-funding case in Satna district. The arrests, which were carried out on Wednesday night, came after five......
11:52 2019-08-22

Golf Links Sports Complex renamed in honor of fallen soldier TUCSON – City leaders and the community will gather Friday morning to pay tribute to a fallen soldier by renaming Golf Links Sports Complex in his honor. The naming of Todd M. Harris Sports Complex will be at 8 a.m. at 2400 S. Craycroft Rd. Army Sgt. First Class Todd M. Harris was a graduate of Sahu...
17:13 2019-07-19

New study links sugar-free sodas to higher risk of death Here’s some less-than refreshing news about soda: even sugar-free versions were associated with a higher risk of death in a study of 452,000 people in 10 countries. The study, published Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that people who drank two or more glasses of sof...
20:00 2019-09-04

My chronic pain taught me about the links between the mind and body | Hannah Millington Standard therapies were not working. But once I discovered the role of the brain in physical pain, I began to mendChronic pain is an ongoing epidemic. It debilitates around 28 million adults in the UK alone. Yet society seems to have grown comfortable with there being no cure. Perhaps this is becaus...
10:52 2019-07-01

Reports find new Huawei web flaws, plus troubling links to Chinese intelligence Huawei continues to find itself on the wrong end of a sustained negative news cycle, with some of the latest revelations in new reports including assertions that new Huawei web application flaws have been found. Also, that troubling (and previously unknown) links exist between Huawei employees, the ...
21:39 2019-07-08

US justice department news briefing links to white nationalist website Email sent to immigration judges links to virulently anti-immigrant site full of antisemitic referencesThe US Department of Justice distributed a morning news briefing to immigration judges that contained a link to a white nationalist website riddled with antisemitic references.As first identified i...
04:26 2019-08-23

Sadio Mané happy at Liverpool but says Real Madrid links are a ‘pleasure’ • Mané calls reaching second Champions League final ‘incredible’• Defeat in 2018 final and Premier League agony a motivationSadio Mané has said links with Real Madrid are not a distraction because he is happy at Liverpool and with their “incredible” appearance in a second successive Champions League...
13:52 2019-05-29

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles, and then infer the nature and severity of injuries....
22:39 2019-07-22

London Luminary Dominic Jones Is Announced As Creative Director Of Links "What I hope to create with Links is a safe space to buy quality in design and craftsmanship, not to compete on price and offer commoditised products," Jones tells Vogue exclusively...
09:13 2019-05-29

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Arakan Army Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of garnering support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
18:26 2019-07-10

|Nigeria’sGDPdataraisesthestakesinfightagainstpoverty Economic growth in Africa’s largest oil producer slowed for the third consecutive quarter, adding further pressure on the government to fight rising poverty....
19:13 2019-09-03

Students boycott software company Palantir for links to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement A group of more than 1,200 college students from 17 American institutions have signed a pledge never to work for a software company that does business with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
22:26 2019-09-16

Turkey orders arrest of 82 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu Turkey has ordered the arrest of 82 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of carrying out an attempted coup in 2016, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday....
10:39 2019-07-02

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
07:52 2019-05-30

Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier: civil court filing A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of keeping her as a sex slave said one of the financier's associates had instructed her to have sex with at least a half-dozen prominent men, according to a court filing unsealed on Friday in a civil lawsuit....
06:52 2019-08-10

Court Documents Tie Huawei to Iran, Syria, Sudan, Describe Banking Links New details about the U.S. sanctions-busting case against Huawei Technologies emerged in court filings in Canada, including about the Chinese telecom giant’s alleged dealings in Iran, Syria and Sudan....
02:13 2019-08-22

Commuting from Kent: HS1 links some of the county's best villages with London St Pancras in 19 minutes Southeastern is a rail company of two halves. Its very name conjures images of exhausted, exasperated passengers stranded on crowded platforms. It is, according to consumer group Which?, one of the worst rail operators in the country....
14:26 2019-09-11

Washington Post columnist links Trump’s UK fashion choices to life missteps You can’t be a good statesman if you don’t know how to properly wear a tux. At least, that is the opinion of Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan, whose scathing June 5 article, tries to make that case....
15:26 2019-06-07

Protesters Storm Hong Kong International Airport and Disrupt Transport Links Pro-democracy protesters blockaded Hong Kong International Airport Sunday afternoon, disrupting transportation routes and briefly storming one of the terminals a day after violent clashes with police shook the city. Several hundred black-clad demonstrators gathered outside the airport in the drizzly...
17:00 2019-09-01

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
23:26 2019-07-10

Hypocritical Ohio law links nuke support to coal subsidies, cuts off renewables Enlarge / One of Ohio's nuclear power plants. (credit: Ohio State Senate) The incredibly low prices of new renewable and natural gas generators have made it difficult for some traditional generating plants to stay in business. That's mostly good news for the climate, as the majority of plants that...
01:26 2019-07-25

DNA of 5,000-Year-Old Woman Links Modern Indians to Ancient Indus Valley Civilization Ancient DNA from India’s Rakhigarhi archaeological site is telling volumes about the destiny of the mysterious Indus Valley Civilization. ...
03:39 2019-09-07

Protesters focus on Hong Kong’s airport, snarling transport links after day of violence After 13 consecutive weekends of protest, the rupture between Hong Kong police and civilians appears to be solidifying, with no end in sight to the crisis....
07:13 2019-09-02

Court Documents Tie Huawei to Iran, Syria, Sudan, Describe New Banking Links New details about the U.S. sanctions-busting case against Huawei Technologies emerged in court filings in Canada, including about the Chinese telecom giant’s alleged dealings in Iran, Syria and Sudan....
17:52 2019-08-21

Lithuanian human chain links anti-Soviet and Hong Kong protesters As protesters formed human chains across Hong Kong on Friday, Ramunas Terleckas was out on the streets of Lithuania's capital Vilnius getting ready to commemorate the event which inspired them....
00:26 2019-08-24

What links a migrant child's tragedy to Jeffrey Epstein's downfall? Donald Trump The media has focused on Epstein at the expense of the tale of Yazmin Juárez, but the two stories share themesFor the TV producer or the newsroom editor it must be, as they say, a no-brainer that the crimes of a billionaire convicted sex offender – and each new revelation about his behavior, most re...
17:00 2019-08-02

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before entering politics....
03:39 2019-05-27

Ocasio-Cortez continues Twitter spat with Trump, links GOP to white supremacy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued her Twitter feud with President Trump on Monday and accused him of turning the GOP into a racist party, through his support of white supremacism. ...
20:39 2019-07-15

Who is the El Paso shooter? Investigators search for links, motive in anti-immigrant screed Patrick Crusius, 21, has been charged in the mass shooting that killed 20 at Walmart in El Paso. Police are investigating his ties to a hate-filled manifesto        ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Los Angeles police officer charged with multiple rapes after DNA links him to cold case A LAPD officer is facing life in prison after an investigation into an accusation of rape led to the discovery of another victim.        ...
17:39 2019-07-18

Turkey orders arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu Turkey has ordered the arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday....
09:26 2019-06-18

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance....
15:00 2019-06-18

| OPINION | There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South African-owned businesses, writes Gimba Kakanda....
18:26 2019-09-09

4 Your Health: Study links woman’s waist size to risk of coronary artery disease (NBC)- New unique strategies are needed to reverse the rising death toll from synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to researchers from the Rand Corporation. They say the fentanyl crisis is different because the spread is mostly fueled by suppliers instead of user demand. Also, fentanyl is now ...
06:39 2019-08-30

What links Billie Jean King, Clive Lloyd and Eddie Edwards? The Weekend quiz From the Canyon of Heroes to the New Hebrides, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What did Nellie Bly do in 72 days in 1889-90?2 In Asian archaeology, what is IVC?3 Who prayed “Grant me chastity and continence, but not yet”?4 The Canyon of Heroes is on which street?5 Which house was bequeath...
08:26 2019-09-21

Turkey orders arrest of 223 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: state media Turkey has ordered the arrest of 223 serving military personnel across the country and in the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus over suspected links to a network Ankara accuses of organizing an attempted coup in 2016, state media said on Saturday....
13:13 2019-09-14

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast....
15:26 2019-08-20

| WATCH | Turkish police arrest hundreds over suspected links to Kurdish militant group The Turkish government has removed three mayors from office over alleged links to a Kurdish armed group as the government arrests more than 400 people amid a deepening crackdown on the opposition....
12:13 2019-08-20

Scottish Prof Links Mysterious Pictish Symbols and Distant Gobekli Tepe Signs The Picts were an ancient race of people who from at least the 1st century AD dominated the northern territories of what is known today as Scotland. ...
19:26 2019-07-17

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who stepped down from the national team because of wh...
00:00 2019-06-09

Nigeria coach criticises VAR delay "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could not resist a dig at the VAR system after his team\u0027s win 2-1 over South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday, saying the time taken to confirm his opponents\u0027 goal had unsettled his team."...
13:13 2019-07-11

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
22:13 2019-06-30

No end in sight to Nigeria's border closures  Nigerian border crossings with Benin and Niger remain sealed despite a warning from West Africa's regional grouping that the the shutdown is harming prosperity....
18:39 2019-09-18

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next week."...
12:26 2019-06-10

Hotel party as Nigeria scrape into last 16 Nigeria's women sealed a place in the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years without kicking a ball on Thursday -- three days after their last group game....
04:13 2019-06-21

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 Monday in the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an opening loss to Ukraine. Soto headed in Alex Mendez’s corner kick from 5 yards in the 18th minute, getting free from defen...
03:00 2019-05-28

Weird 'radio bridge' 10 million-light years long links colliding galaxy clusters Astronomers have spotted a ridge of radio emissions 10 million light-years long joining two galaxy clusters that are slowly colliding with each other....
14:13 2019-06-11

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong....
12:52 2019-06-13

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
19:39 2019-05-21

In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second date First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation is more likely to be about your DNA than if you watch 'Grey's Anatomy' or where you like to vacation....
17:26 2019-07-15

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
20:26 2019-06-09

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
17:52 2019-07-23

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
19:26 2019-07-02

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 24 miles from the Borno state capital Maidugur...
12:26 2019-06-17

Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria’s northeast. The witnesses say the military was relocating civilians to a displacement camp in Damboa on Saturday morning wh...
22:26 2019-05-25

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters....
19:52 2019-07-09

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women’s World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday. Chidinma Okeke chipped the ball past the South Korean defense in the 75th minute and Oshoala chased ...
18:26 2019-06-12

'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case Government says it will not stand in way of justice after 77 Nigerian nationals are among 80 suspects indicted in US Nigeria’s federal government has urged the international community not to let a minority of individuals tarnish the country’s reputation after the revelation of a high-profile financi...
17:13 2019-08-29

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to work hard for that by a valiant Burundian team. The debutants gave as good as they got in the first half, but Nigeria gradually found a higher groove in...
23:00 2019-06-22

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
21:39 2019-07-16

Nigeria Have The Star Power To Go Down In A Blaze Of Glory The question before Nigeria heading into this World Cup is the same one they’ve faced going into every other World Cup: Will this be the tournament the Super Falcons finally put it all together and make a real run? Unfortunately, the answer is probably the same as it has been in years past: No, this...
23:13 2019-06-05

Nigeria accused of 'scurrilous' attempt to gag press Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings and the re-arrest of a prominent journalist on terrorism charges have raised concerns about deteriorating press freedom in Nigeria.To be permitted to re...
10:01 2019-05-28

| No reason why Bafana can’t beat Nigeria - Klate Former Bafana Bafana winger Daine Klate believes that anything is possible for Stuart Baxter’s side with a semi-final clash against Nigeria looming large....
17:00 2019-07-09

| Xenophobic attacks: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens from SA Nigeria will repatriate about 600 citizens from South Africa this week following a wave of xenophobic violence that caused tensions between the countries, a Nigerian diplomat says....
18:26 2019-09-09

Nigeria Got Screwed Over By Some Ticky-Tack VAR Bullshit Nigeria were not eliminated from the World Cup on Monday afternoon, but their hopes of advancing to the knockout stages took a hit when, after a pair of VAR reviews, Wendie Renard knocked home a PK in the 79th minute to break a scoreless draw and give France a 1-0 win....
01:52 2019-06-18

| Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military Eight people, including three soldiers, have killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, military sources have said....
19:52 2019-08-12

The Nigeria FA to decide on Salisu Yusuf's return after his ban The Nigeria Football Federation's executive will decide whether Salisu Yusuf will return to his national coaching roles after serving a one-year ban....
11:39 2019-09-13

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency response officials said on Monday....
01:52 2019-06-18

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
09:13 2019-07-03

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
17:52 2019-06-13

Nigeria make life difficult for themselves, says Rohr "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his side must cut out defensive mistakes ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash against South Africa."...
18:52 2019-07-09

| Nigeria's Rohr wary of much improved Algeria Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in the AFCON semi-finals than during qualifying for the 2018 World Cup....
21:13 2019-07-14

Rock-solid Germany reach last eight with Nigeria win Double champions Germany continued their unbeaten run at the women’s World Cup when they beat Nigeria 3-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals on Saturday....
20:01 2019-06-22

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
14:13 2019-06-17

Potential jury for ex-Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig asked about links to Mueller probe A pool of more than 70 potential jurors was asked if they had any knowledge or connections to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former special counsel Robert Mueller in the opening day of the trial of former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig, according to reports....
01:13 2019-08-13

Nigeria's Buhari starts a second term packed with challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
15:26 2019-05-29

Soccer: Hegerberg-less Norway canter past Nigeria Ada Hegerberg was not needed as Norway kicked off their women's World Cup Group A campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday....
00:39 2019-06-09

'Football is life' -- Nigeria's quest to become a footballing force Rarely is there respite when trying to transform a country's sporting fortunes. For all the talent, there are the obstacles; for all the expectations, there is the actuality. Global acclaim can seem within touching distance, yet the fingertips are still reaching out over a chasm. Hopes are raised, t...
11:13 2019-05-29

Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as Caf vice-president Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa's Danny Jordaan....
17:13 2019-07-18

How ‘Nigeria’s #MeToo moment’ turned against rape accuser Busola Dakolo investigated by police after publicly acusing star pastor Biodun FatoyinboBusola Dakolo said she had been expecting to hear from the police. Three weeks earlier the photographer had filed a case against the flamboyant Nigerian celebrity pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, accusing him of raping h...
09:00 2019-08-06

| Madagascar shock Nigeria to extend AFCON fairytale AFCON newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria with victory over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16....
04:00 2019-07-01

Shi'ite protesters clash with Nigeria military, police in Abuja Nigerian troops and police clashed on Tuesday with Shi'ite Muslim marchers in the capital Abuja and gunfire could be heard, according to a Reuters witness....
21:39 2019-07-23

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
21:39 2019-06-06

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
08:26 2019-07-17

Islamists kill nine soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist militants killed nine Nigerian soldiers in an attack on a military base in the northeast of the country, three soldiers and an official from a security agency said on Wednesday....
04:00 2019-09-12

| Nigeria's president signs ambitious 2019 budget Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an ambitious budget into law, days ahead of the official start of his second term leading Africa's largest oil producer....
22:39 2019-05-27

| Nigeria sharia police arrest four over 'Facebook' wedding Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcement agency said had mocked Islam....
11:52 2019-07-11

30 killed in Nigeria suicide bombing while watching TV match MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least 30 people have been killed by a suicide bomber. The victims had been watching a soccer match on television Sunday night in the town of Konduga in Nigeria’s Borno state. Usman Kachalla, head of operations at the State Em...
14:13 2019-06-17

| Six Shi'ites dead in Nigeria clashes over imprisoned leader At least six Shi'ite Muslim protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja, witnesses said, the latest deadly violence over the detention of a pro-Iranian religious leader....
20:26 2019-07-23

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj your thoughts 7.34pm BST Before we get stuck into this one, a moment’s thought for Justin Edinburgh, and his family and friends, following his tr...
20:39 2019-06-08

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers....
21:00 2019-06-17

Nigeria's Buhari to visit South Africa after attacks Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will visit South Africa next month to reinforce the bonds between the two countries after a wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks, the South African presidency said on Saturday....
02:52 2019-09-08

Germany 3-0 Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019, last 16 - as it happened Germany became the first team to reach the quarters after seeing off spirited Nigeria ... with a little help from VAR. 6.33pm BST Germany were deserved winners, dominating possession, scoring three, keeping yet another clean sheet. But Nigeria performed with great resolve and no little skill. That r...
23:00 2019-06-22

| 'Special' Oshoala inches Nigeria towards World Cup knockouts Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby hailed forward Asisat Oshoala as "special" after her goal helped the Super Falcons to a win over South Korea at the women's World Cup....
20:52 2019-06-12

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
17:39 2019-06-16

Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala Finally Shows The World Who She Is The World Cup is a showcase—of the sport, its teams, and its individual talents. It’s also a competition that crowns the best soccer nation in the world, but only a handful of teams realistically can lift the trophy, and only one will. As a month-long tournament that primarily pits teams with no sho...
22:13 2019-06-12

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists from the ethnic Fulani group, who follow time-honoured techniques of raising cattle, driving them south to pastures and taking them to market Continue...
09:26 2019-06-28

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 to win Group B ahead of the Nigerians. Nigeria had already qualified for the knockout stages b...
22:39 2019-06-30

Man Jumps On Plane Wing As It Prepares For Takeoff In Nigeria A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities said....
20:52 2019-07-20

Nigeria's National Assembly on lockdown after shots fired Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters, Reuters witnesses said....
17:39 2019-07-09

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and Moogu Ravi, had been kidnapped from a vessel -- MT......
18:00 2019-06-29

Wild polio has been eradicated in Nigeria but infections will continue Nigeria has officially wiped out wild polio, but there have already been 15 cases of infection this year, caused by the live virus used in some vaccines...
18:52 2019-08-23

Islamist militants kidnap at least one NGO worker in Nigeria, sources say Islamist insurgents have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeastern Nigeria, sources said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

Armed gang kills at least 34 in northwest Nigeria, police say An armed gang killed at least 34 people in attacks on villages in northwest Nigeria, police said on Sunday, part of a wave of violence the government has blamed on bandits....
16:39 2019-06-16

| Rohr insists future is bright for youthful Nigeria Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria will be stronger for their experience at this year's Africa Cup of Nations after they suffered a painful defeat to Algeria....
21:00 2019-07-15

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last eight Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but it was ultimately a comfortable afternoon for Germany in Grenoble....
20:00 2019-06-22

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last 8 Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but it was ultimately a comfortable afternoon for Germany in Grenoble....
03:13 2019-06-23

| Mother of Nigeria ex-national football coach kidnapped Gunmen have abducted the mother of former Nigerian football national team coach Ogere Siasia, relatives said, in the latest kidnapping targeting a sports star....
21:00 2019-07-15

Madagascar v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Live updates from Alexandria and Burundi v Guinea, kick-offs 5pm (BST)Morocco’s magic moment earns win over Ivory CoastFeel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 5.21pm BST 22 min: If Nigeria pressed as well as Madagascar did for their goal, the they, too, could nick one. Because Madagascar are de...
18:26 2019-06-30

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
18:39 2019-06-12

Nigeria Buries Soldiers at Night in Secret Cemetery Secret military graveyards in Nigeria’s northeast hold the bodies of more than 1,000 soldiers killed in attacks by Islamist groups, a picture at odds with a war Nigeria’s president says his army has won....
20:52 2019-07-31

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.       ...
02:52 2019-07-20

Nigeria misses chance to transform lives – and must pay $9bn damages UK court ruling over aborted project means country will have to pay one-fifth of its foreign reserves to gas supply companyNigeria’s government stands accused of letting down its 201 million residents by failing to complete a gas supply and production agreement that would have transformed their live...
10:26 2019-08-24

Living and renting in Regent's Park: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent With a Royal Park at its heart and Oxford Street within walking distance, renters who want everything on their doorstep are drawn to this central location....
09:00 2019-09-03

| South Africa apologises to Nigeria after anti-migrant violence A South African envoy expressed the country's "sincerest apologies" to Nigeria after a wave of anti-migrant attacks swept through Johannesburg and surrounding cities in recent weeks, fuelling diplomatic tensions....
17:39 2019-09-17

Wendie Renard’s twice-taken penalty takes France past Nigeria Wendie Renard went from villain to hero in the space of two minutes, scoring her retaken penalty after a double VAR check to ensure France progress to the last-16 having topped Group A.With the sun setting the home team were given arguably their most vocal welcome of the tournament. The Rennes ultra...
00:00 2019-06-18

Germany captain Alexandra Popp to turn centurion against Nigeria Alex Popp will become the 26th German woman to play 100 games for her country against Nigeria on Saturday. The attacker believes there are gaps for Germany exploit in the opposing defense....
00:13 2019-06-22

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
01:26 2019-06-08

Algeria v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations semi-final news from the game in CairoBronn own goal sends Senegal through to finalAnd you can mail Simon or tweet him with your thoughts 9.07pm BST 50 mins: A lovely ball into the area looks for a moment destined for Bounedjah, but Troost-Ekong gets in the way. 9.04pm BST 47 m...
22:13 2019-07-14

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you can email Ed here or tweet him here 3.45pm BST 89 mins It’s been a solid defensive display by the Nigerians today, with Nnadozie showing no signs of ...
17:00 2019-06-12

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overcame South Africa thanks to a last-gasp winner....
00:52 2019-07-11

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
17:39 2019-06-29

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security agency said on Sunday....
20:00 2019-08-04

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violence....
06:00 2019-08-05

| Nigeria football chiefs ordered to face corruption trial Nigeria's High Court has ordered five top football bosses to face trial for corruption, as they are accused of stealing millions of dollars intended to develop the game....
20:26 2019-05-28

NGO says staff member, five others, missing after deadly Nigeria convoy attack One Action Against Hunger staff member, two drivers and three other health workers are missing after an attack on a convoy in northeast Nigeria in which one driver was killed, the aid organization said in a statement on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

Imprisoned Nigeria's Shiite leader granted medical leave Nigeria's imprisoned Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky has been granted permission to travel to India for medical treatment, a spokesman confirmed to CNN on Monday....
18:13 2019-08-05

Under siege in Nigeria, South African businesses shut stores South African companies MTN and Shoprite closed stores in Nigeria on Wednesday in the face of attacks targeting their premises in retaliation to similar violence in their home country....
12:52 2019-09-05

| Holders Cameroon to face Nigeria as Ghana pinch top spot Defending AFCON champions Cameroon will meet Nigeria in a clash of continental giants in the last 16 after a draw with Benin allowed Ghana to finish top of Group F....
23:13 2019-07-02

Nigeria's Buhari kicks off challenge-filled second term with low-key inauguration Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at a low-key inauguration ceremony in which he surprised many by not delivering a speech....
20:39 2019-05-29

Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication Nigeria marked three years free of endemic wild polio on Wednesday, with health officials saying the nation's progress in fighting the crippling viral disease could result in the whole of Africa being declared polio-free early next year....
04:13 2019-08-22

5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today Five Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria earlier this year, will return to Mumbai today following their release, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday....
09:26 2019-07-01

Residential building collapses following torrential rain in southern Nigeria A three-story residential building collapsed following heavy rain in southern Nigeria. Authorities say there were no casualties from the collapse.        ...
02:00 2019-09-14

Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Benin also progress • Cameroon 0-0 Benin; Ghana 2-0 Guinea-Bissau • Clarence Seedorf’s side to face Super Eagles in AlexandriaHolders Cameroon will face three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners Nigeria in the last-16 of the 2019 edition after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Benin, who sealed their place in the knockout...
21:13 2019-07-02

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
14:39 2019-08-23

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B Madagascar, ranked 108th in the world, caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far as they beat Gernot Rohr's Nigeria to win Group B. Elsewhere, Guinea must wait to see if third place will be enough....
23:26 2019-06-30

Nigeria ready to fulfill potential at women's World Cup, says coach Nigeria have been unable to translate their dominance of African football into consistent success at the women's World Cup but coach Thomas Dennerby says his side have the potential to reach the latter stages of the upcoming tournament in France....
11:39 2019-05-29

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
01:00 2019-08-15

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source said....
18:26 2019-07-08

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
20:52 2019-07-05

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place....
10:39 2019-07-18

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria will ignore favourites tag, says Iwobi Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi....
19:52 2019-07-12

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B • Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Tournament debutants finish first in Group B in EgyptMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they upset Nigeria 2-0 on Sunday to finish top of Group B and advance to the knockout stages.A horrific defensive ...
22:39 2019-06-30

Xenophobia in South Africa sparks riots in Nigeria and Zambia Violence and looting have taken place in Nigeria and Zambia against South African-owned businesses, after a continuing series of xenophobic attacks and riots in Johannesburg....
23:39 2019-09-04

Late winner sends Nigeria into AFCON semi-finals "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Cairo International Stadium – Nigeria 2 (S. Chukwueze 27\u0027, W. Troost-Ekong 89\u0027) South Africa 1 (B. Zungu 74\u0027)"...
23:00 2019-07-10

Airtel Africa's Delayed $4.4 Billion Nigeria listing to Go Ahead on July 8 Airtel Africa aims to list on the Nigerian bourse on Monday, one of the financial advisors arranging the issue said, after the exchange postponed the listing which had been scheduled for Friday....
09:13 2019-07-06

Odion Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As Nigeria Finish Third Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists....
06:52 2019-07-18

Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands "Oya!" shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up....
15:26 2019-09-10

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely contributions from the state-run oil firm....
21:13 2019-07-04

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Xenophobic Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to anti-immigrant violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
14:13 2019-09-10

AFCON 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
02:00 2019-06-21

| Nigeria pledges to 'work as brothers' with South Africa over recent violence Nigeria pledged to "work as brothers" with Pretoria on Thursday, after recent anti-migrant violence in South Africa sparked diplomatic tensions between the continent's two leading nations....
21:26 2019-09-05

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women's World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women's World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0       ...
20:39 2019-06-22

Nigeria players protest unpaid bonuses after World Cup elimination: ESPN Nigeria's players have refused to leave the team hotel after their exit from the women's World Cup on Saturday, demanding that the country's soccer federation clears all of their outstanding bonus payments, ESPN reported....
17:13 2019-06-23

US activists promote anti-birth control app in Nigeria's 'most vulnerable' areas The Femm app has received Catholic church backing but experts say it’s unreliable as birth control and does not help the vulnerableUS campaigners who oppose the birth control pill have promoted a menstruation tracking app in “the most vulnerable communities” in rural Nigeria with the backing of the ...
19:52 2019-07-15

Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for the illegal pangolin trade with Asia In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping container crammed with scales from pangolins, a shy mammal prized in Asia for its use in medicines....
17:13 2019-09-19

| WATCH | 'Notorious serial killer' arrested in Nigeria after 8 women killed Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt have arrested a man they described as a 'serial killer'....
17:00 2019-09-20

South Africa closes embassies in Nigeria, fearing reprisal attacks South Africa has temporarily closed its diplomatic missions in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria, fearing reprisal attacks against its citizens, an official told CNN....
12:52 2019-09-06

Nigeria Football Federation boss Amaju Pinnick has properties seized Properties belonging to several top Nigerian football officials including the federation president Amaju Pinnick are seized in latest corruption probe....
19:39 2019-09-17

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
17:39 2019-05-31

Redemption awaits Algeria’s Youcef Belaili if form holds against Nigeria From a ban for drug use in 2016 to an enduring strike partnership with Baghdad Bounedjah, destiny appears to be on the side of Djamel Belmadi’s unheralded mavericksIn March 2016 a shot at the Africa Cup of Nations title was the last of Youcef Belaili’s concerns. To all intents and purposes his caree...
12:26 2019-07-13

Ruptured pipeline in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil: NNPC chief A pipeline that ruptured on Friday in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil, but has been contained, the head of state oil company NNPC said on Saturday....
02:39 2019-09-01

Nigeria's 'Gucci Pastor' takes leave of absence over rape claims Biodun Fatoyinbo steps aside amid allegations of historical attack on photographerA celebrity pastor in Nigeria is to take a leave of absence after a photographer accused him of rape.Nicknamed “Gucci Pastor” for his expensive taste in clothes and cars, Biodun Fatoyinbo runs the Commonwealth of Zion ...
15:52 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Benin. Tunisia drew again, but still made the knockout rounds....
05:52 2019-07-03

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that trafficked women from Nigeria can return to the country “wealthy from prostitution” and “held in high regard”.The comments are found in an official polic...
15:13 2019-07-01

Nigeria president condemns latest killings in northwestern Sokoto state Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said in a statement....
01:26 2019-07-21

South Africa, Nigeria clash amid attacks on foreign business South Africa said Thursday it's closed its embassy in Nigeria, and the government in Abuja answered by saying it would evacuate diplomats from South Africa, a diplomatic row fueled by a series of violent attacks....
07:39 2019-09-07

Triple suicide bomb attack in Nigeria targets football fans Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to watch a football game....
17:13 2019-06-17

| Nigeria army shuts aid group office in conflict zone: NGO staff The Nigerian army has shut down the office of NGO Action Against Hunger in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, staff says, as six of its employees remain held hostage by jihadists....
21:39 2019-09-19

2019 Women's World Cup: Veteran Onome Ebi included in Nigeria squad Veteran defender Onome Ebi will become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squad....
15:52 2019-05-25

World Cup 2019: Nigeria on 'changing mentality' of women's football in Africa Nigeria players Francisca Ordega and Asisat Oshoala on their personal struggles, inspirations and responsibilities going into this summer's World Cup....
20:13 2019-06-16

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to make decision on future after Europa League final amid Chelsea sporting director links Petr Cech insists he will make a decision on his future after the Europa League final amid speculation he will return to Chelsea as sporting director....
00:39 2019-05-22

Women's World Cup: Germany routs South Africa, France beats Nigeria Germany won Group B after a victory over South Africa, France topped Group A with a win over Nigeria, and Norway, China and Spain secured spots in the last 16....
06:52 2019-06-18

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-defense armed group; and referenda asking for the ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts” to help the most vulnerable....
18:26 2019-08-01

Nigeria could claim glory in a Cup of Nations higher on drama than quality | Jonathan Wilson Nigeria deserve semi-final spot but lack the class of old in an era when Africa’s minnows are stronger and the best weakerNigeria are in the semi-finals of the Cup of Nations. A week come Friday, they could win the trophy for the second time in six years which, given they had won it only twice in th...
15:39 2019-07-11

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr downplays his team's chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday....
07:13 2019-06-17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Rohr in no hurry to decide future Gernot Rohr says there is 'no hurry' for him to decide on his future as Nigeria coach after the team's defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final....
19:13 2019-07-15

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through election day and beyond....
15:39 2019-05-21

Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final The tournament had been waiting for Riyad Mahrez and in the semi-final he finally arrived. It came down in the end to one shot. A free-kick, perhaps 20 yards out: score it and Algeria were through to their first Cup of Nations final since 1990; miss and they faced extra-time against a Nigeria team w...
03:52 2019-07-15

Deadly xenophobic riots in South Africa prompt diplomatic tensions with Nigeria. Here’s why. Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also cancelled his participation in the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting on Africa, which is taking place in Cape Town this week....
02:13 2019-09-06

Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a ‘pressure cooker’ that must be addressed, says UN rights expert Nigeria is a pressure cooker of internal conflicts and generalized violence that must be addressed urgently, an independent United Nations expert said on Tuesday, following a fact-finding visit to the country....
23:26 2019-09-03

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 8.26pm BST Nice flipped ball by France’s Bibault just evades Thiney. The French really pushing for the win that would give them maximum points. And w...
21:39 2019-06-17

| WATCH | Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for illegal pangolin trade with Asia Porous borders, lax law enforcement, corruption and one of Africa's biggest ports has helped criminal networks in Nigeria corner most of the African trade in pangolins, considered to be the world's most trafficked mammal....
21:39 2019-09-19

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
01:39 2019-09-10

Guro Reiten steals show as Norway beat Nigeria at Women’s World Cup The last time Norway beat Nigeria in a Women’s World Cup match, they went on to win the tournament. The Norwegians’ rout of the African champions on Saturday evening may not have quite matched that 1995 result – 8-0, the fourth-worst defeat in World Cup history – but after more than a decade in the ...
02:26 2019-06-09

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
13:13 2019-06-21

Bomb attack on busy market kills 30 people in north-east Nigeria Further 42 people wounded as three people detonate devices in Konduga, Borno stateThirty people were killed when three people blew themselves up on Sunday night in a busy market in north-east Nigeria, which has seen a recent increase in attacks by militant groups.Many were watching the evening news ...
21:39 2019-06-17

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter hints at tactical tweaks against Nigeria "South Africa coach Stuart Baxter will keep Nigeria guessing over the approach he will adopt in their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final on Wednesday."...
18:52 2019-07-09

England manager Phil Neville says links to USA manager’s job are ‘flattering’ • Lionesses coach says his focus remains with England• ‘I love this job and we’ve got a big job to do’The England manager, Phil Neville, has dismissed reports linking him to the US women’s national team.Last month it was announced Jill Ellis, the two-times World Cup winning head coach, is to step do...
16:52 2019-09-04

Alexandra Popp leaves Nigeria flat to send Germany fizzing into quarter-finals Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the eighth straight time by beating the African champions, Nigeria, 3-0 in Grenoble.Alexandra Popp, the Germany captain playing in her 100th international, scored the opener in the 20th minute. Sara Däbritz made it 2-0 in the 27th with a p...
20:52 2019-06-22

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care in Gaza....
00:26 2019-06-18

Odion Ighalo strengthens Golden Boot claim as Nigeria clinch third place at Africa Cup of Nations Odion Ighalo netted the only goal of the game and went off injured as Nigeria sealed victory over Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night....
00:13 2019-07-18

Lisa Byington And Cat Whitehill Bust Out Lazy Tropes About African Teams For Their Germany-Nigeria Commentary Commentating on live sports for a national television audience can be a herculean task, but it’s a lot easier if you decide to rely on tired racial stereotypes to fill the dead air—as Fox’s Lisa Byington and Cat Whitehill discovered on Saturday....
02:26 2019-06-23

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guatemala, Hurricane Dorian, Yemen, Nigeria, Somalia and post-Brexit UK trade A recap of Tuesday’s stories: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala successfully completes mandate; UN prioritizes Hurricane Dorian assistance; Nowhere to hide in Yemen; Insecurity and Violence in Nigeria; Post-Brexit export losses likely in billions for UK; Hunger in Somalia....
23:00 2019-09-03

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of statehood, according to top Kashmir police and arrest sta...
12:13 2019-08-21

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran....
07:13 2019-09-11

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
04:00 2019-08-08

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
21:26 2019-07-16

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
21:13 2019-07-17

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Jun 12)        ...
08:00 2019-06-13

Cat ‘detained’ by police after being mistaken for burglar While responding to reports of a possible “burglary in progress” in Florida, police officers made a furry discovery. A small cat had gotten loose and wandered into a house while making “suspicious noises.”...
20:39 2019-09-05

Iran confirms three detained on spy charges Iran has acknowledged for the first time that is it detaining three Australian nationals on spying charges, including two who have dual British citizenship...
19:13 2019-09-17

Man detained after crashing into cactus, PCSD says TUCSON –A man was taken into custody after crashing into a saguaro on the north side Wednesday morning. Firefighters were dispatched First Avenue and Agave Drive at about 9:30 a.m. after a saguaro slammed into a vehicle’s windshield. Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the driver showed sign...
00:13 2019-07-11

Nearly 250 migrants detained after BP encountering near Sasabe TUCSON – Nearly 250 migrants were detained this week after Tucson Sector Border Patrol encountered three large groups east of Sasabe. According to officials, three large groups – consisting of 98, 66 and 78 people, surrendered to agents after they allegedly crossed the border illegally. ...
08:13 2019-08-31

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
14:39 2019-08-21

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea....
04:00 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, top expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea....
16:00 2019-06-12

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terrorist attack in Pakistan; continued fighting in Lib...
15:52 2019-05-21

Trump says he will discuss detained Canadians with China's Xi U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would raise the issue of detained Canadians being held by China as part of the ongoing spat involving China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
19:00 2019-06-20

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local reports. The trio of unnamed suspects are not the same trio who were initially brought in for questioning in the June 23 shooting that killed 53-year-ol...
19:39 2019-07-17

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he ...
11:26 2019-07-24

Bosnian war-crimes suspect detained in Romania BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police say they have detained a man suspected of war crimes committed in 1992, during the wars in the former Yugoslavia. Police from the regional department in the Black Sea port of Constanta said Wednesday that Zoran Stojcic, a 57-year-old with dual Swedish-Bosnia...
19:52 2019-05-29

Suspect detained after shooting on southwest side TUCSON – A suspect wanted in a shooting on the southwest side has been detained. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the suspect was located and detained on Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, PCSD sent out a community alert, warning the public about the suspect. According to ...
18:13 2019-09-05

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
11:00 2019-08-20

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care Immigrants held in US detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities....
21:00 2019-08-20

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said i...
08:00 2019-05-22

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Officials suspect the child's aunt of beating the girl in her care....
11:52 2019-07-06

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individual sites,” said the US Attorney’s Off...
01:00 2019-08-09

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday. Rosemary DiCarlo urged all parties to heed the Security CouncilR...
09:00 2019-08-08

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to court A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalized with suspected head injuries....
22:52 2019-06-08

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital A Russian investigative journalist who was taken into custody this week for alleged drug offences was taken to hospital after feeling unwell, police said on Saturday....
19:26 2019-06-08

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
10:13 2019-06-17

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, said US Customs and Border Patrol agents pulled h...
02:00 2019-09-14

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of mephedrone — a synthetic stimulant — on him, and that drugs were...
12:26 2019-06-07

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
12:26 2019-07-04

Russian investigative journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences which he denies, his lawyer and employer said on Friday....
11:26 2019-06-07

Former pro ice hockey player detained for $700,000 Bitcoin fraud It’s a slippery slope dealing with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Igor Musatov, former professional ice hockey player from Russia, has been detained in Moscow for swindling 45 million Rubles ($700,000) from the CEO of an IT company, Crime Russia reports. The alleged crime was first reported last year b...
15:52 2019-09-17

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
22:13 2019-05-21

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
23:00 2019-06-05

Iran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens Cases of British-Australians Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Jolie King, and King’s Australian partner, Mark Firkin, were revealed last weekIran’s judiciary has confirmed it has detained three Australian citizens, alleging they were arrested for spying and taking images from sensitive areas.Judiciary spokes...
10:52 2019-09-18

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Protesters are calling for an overhaul of Algeria's political system....
01:00 2019-06-13

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3 in what...
04:39 2019-06-15

Mexico says steel magnate detained, more arrests likely The Mexican attorney general's office said late on Tuesday that Alonso Ancira, the chairman of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was detained in Spain by Interpol for his alleged involvement in "a series of crimes that gravely hurt" state oil firm Pemex....
07:26 2019-05-29

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky detained for up to two more weeks in Sweden A Swedish court on Friday ordered that U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky be held in custody for up to two more weeks while prosecutors investigate his part in a brawl in Stockholm....
17:26 2019-07-05

| Third Algerian protest figure detained within a week An Algerian court has ordered the pre-trial detention of a leading figure in protests that have gripped Algeria for nearly seven months, one of his lawyers says....
23:13 2019-09-19

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A Lebanese man with permanent U.S. residency who had been imprisoned in Iran for years on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial,” adding that his release served to de-escalate tensions between the U.S...
01:52 2019-06-12

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
20:00 2019-06-16

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian judiciary spokesman says Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The comment on Tuesday from Gholamhossein Esmaili is the first official confirmation that Nizar Zakka would be sent back to Lebanon, years after ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
15:13 2019-08-13

Monday’s Daily Brief: Nigeria massacre, Libya shelling condemned; recycled plastic used to build classrooms in Côte d’Ivoire Our main stories today: UN chief and senior UN official condemn the ‘terrible massacre’ in Nigeria that left some 65 dead, and the shelling of a hospital in Libya that killed medical workers; UN Secretary-General António Guterres reacts to a deadly landslide in China; recycled plastic waste is used ...
18:01 2019-07-31

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle of corruption and bribery; Ebola latest from DR Con...
22:00 2019-05-28

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spokesman for Navalny, citing a physician....
19:26 2019-07-31

Scores from Mexico, Guatemala detained in Mississippi raids The governments of Guatemala and Mexico said on Thursday that between them, almost 300 of their citizens had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
10:26 2019-08-09

The Latest: Rebel group says leader detained in Sudan Sudanese rebel group says security forces have arrested one of its leaders, who arrived at the capital of Khartoum last month to take part in talks the ruling military council...
17:52 2019-06-05

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
00:39 2019-06-13

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
01:39 2019-08-19

Rapper A$AP Rocky detained in Sweden after street fight Sweden’s prosecution authority says star rapper A$AP Rocky has been detained in the Swedish capital, suspected of an attack on an unknown person in downtown Stockholm...
16:52 2019-07-03

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife said she urged him not to go....
23:39 2019-08-04

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
13:52 2019-06-16

Judge limits transfer of detained immigrants in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge says authorities can’t transfer immigrants from two Southern California detention centers to far-flung facilities if they have lawyers in the area. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California says U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal in Rivers...
23:13 2019-06-21

‘I was scared I’d get sick’: the pregnant migrant women detained by the US Esther Ramos lost 20 pounds when she was sent to a Texas facility while pregnant – and critics say experiences like hers are becoming more commonEsther Ramos was 16 years old and two months pregnant with her second child when she, her husband, Fredy Aldana, and their then 19-month-old daughter, Mila...
18:52 2019-07-31

China Says Australia "Must Not Intervene" In Detained Citizen Case Beijing said on Tuesday that Canberra should not "intervene" in China's judicial processes after confirming Australian national Yang Jun had been arrested for alleged espionage....
12:26 2019-08-27

Two detained on south side after shooting, police pursuit TUCSON – Two people have been detained after a shooting incident prompted a southside police chase Friday morning. Tucson Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sunset Villa in connection to a report of a person firing shots into a car at a home. TPD said the suspect attempted to go ins...
23:00 2019-08-16

Pompeo: US focused on helping detained Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it’s wrong that China is detaining two Canadians and the Trump administration is focused on helping the two be released...
22:00 2019-08-22

David Ortiz Shooting: Six Suspects Detained, Authorities Say A man suspected of shooting Ortiz was among the six detained, and the authorities said the coordinator of the attack had been offered about $7,800 to carry it out....
02:13 2019-06-13

Dozens detained in anti-government protest in Kazakhstan More than 100 people detained at anti-government rallies in Kazakhstan amid continuing wave of public discontent over perceived orchestrated handover of power...
20:13 2019-07-06

Lebanon says Iran agreed amnesty for detained national Iran has agreed to grant an amnesty to a Lebanese citizen it detained in 2015 for "collaborating against the state", Lebanon's state news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-06-04

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people are suing the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, to investigate their immigration status. An amended federal lawsuit filed Thursday addresses how the plaintiffs were treated during five t...
22:39 2019-06-27

Canada praises 'grit' of Canadians detained in China Canada's foreign minister on Friday praised two Canadian men detained in China for their "grit" and "tenacity," as the countries' diplomatic feud entered its eighth month....
03:52 2019-08-10

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the construction site and were eventually pushed out by the polic...
15:39 2019-06-05

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monday morning....
21:00 2019-06-03

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
03:13 2019-08-09

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
14:13 2019-07-04

At least 300 Kashmiri politicians detained to quell protests over status Indian authorities have detained at least 300 politicians and separatists to quell protests in Kashmir over the withdrawal of its special status, a police officer, local leaders and media said on Thursday, in one of the biggest crackdowns in years....
11:52 2019-08-08

Judge orders suspected ISIS supporter be detained TUCSON – A judge has ordered for one the men arrested on suspicion of supporting ISIS, be detained. A judge ruled Ahmed Mahad Mohamed as a flight risk and has motivation to flee if released on bail. On July 26, Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein were arrested at Tucson International Airport as th...
10:13 2019-08-01