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    World Edward Snowden says Facebook is spying on you – Mashable

    The U.S. government is not the only one that’s watching you. So warns famed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who on Thursday called Facebook to task for spying on its users.... Read more via Mashable – Get more World News
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    World Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza, is dead – Instablog9ja

    Hamza bin Laden, the favorite son of the late al-Qaida leader, Osama bin Laden, is reported dead, according to multiple news outlets citing U.S. officials. Officials said Hamza bin Laden was killed during the first two years of the Trump administration. They said he was killed before February...
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    World Girl, 3, gang-raped and beheaded in India – Newtelegraph

    Two paedos allegedly raped and beheaded a three-year-old girl who was kidnapped while sleeping beside her mum at a railway station in India. Government railway police said the toddler was decapitated with a sharp weapon after she started crying while being sexually assaulted.... Read more...
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    World Saudi Arabia softens law against women, now to be allowed to travel without male guardians’ permission –

    The government of Saudi Arabia has announced amendments to its laws to allow women travel abroad without permission from their guardians, a condition that had faced heavy criticisms. Bloomberg quotes the Okaz newspaper, as saying the government also approved... Read more via –...
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    World Indian dentists remove 526 hidden teeth from 7-yr-old boy’s jaw – Pulse Nigeria

    A group of dentists in India have reportedly removed 526 hidden teeth from Ravindranath, a seven year old boy in Chennai. The boy was taken to the hospital after he complained of pain and swelling in his … Read more via Pulse Nigeria – Nigeria – Get more World News
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    World Sudan’s Military, Opposition Move Closer In Transition Talks – Leadership Newspaper

    Opposition leaders said, yesterday, that they had resolved major sticking points in talks with Sudan’s military rulers, bringing them closer to a deal on forming a new transitional government after the ousting of long-time leader, Omar al-Bashir. The reported progress came three days after...
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    World Britain To Spend Extra $2.6bn On No-Deal Brexit Plan – Leadership Newspaper

    Britain said it is ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by spending an extra 2.1 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) to stockpile medicines, hire more border officials and fund one of the biggest peacetime advertising campaigns. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took power last week, has...
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    World Rwanda Shuts Border With DR Congo Amid Ebola Crisis – Leadership Newspaper

    A year after the start of a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a third case has been confirmed, yesterday, in the major border city of Goma, just as neighbouring Rwanda announced the closure of the border between the two countries. DRC authorities, … Read...
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    World Dozens Killed In Yemen’s Aden Military Parade – Leadership Newspaper

    A missile attack on a military camp in Aden, the seat of Yemen’s internationally recognised government, has killed dozens of people, according to officials, while a separate suicide bombing in the southern city killed at least 10 others. The Houthi movement, which controls the capital, Sanaa...
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    World Xenophobic attacks in Ghana – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Recent reports that Nigerians are being maltreated in a neighbouring West African country, Ghana are alarming, especially at a time the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) just joined the rest of Africa and signed a remarkable trade agreement for … Read more via The Guardian...
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    World Facebook bans ‘Saudi Arabia propaganda accounts’ – BBC News

    Facebook says it has discovered that people linked to the Saudi authorities have been using its platforms to spread propaganda through fake accounts. It says the operation mainly targeted the Middle East and North Africa, and most of the content was in Arabic.... Read more via BBC News –...