Three Actors Stabbed On Stage In Saudi Capital

A Yemeni man stabbed three actors at a performance in the Saudi capital, police said on Tuesday, in the first such attack since the ultra-conservative kingdom began easing decades-old restrictions on entertainment. The knife-wielding assailant was arrested after state television footage showed him storming a musical performance in Riyadh’s King Abdullah Park by what appeared

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Emotions Got The Better Of Me, Says Dropped Sterling

Raheem Sterling said he allowed his “emotions” to get the better of him leading to a brief altercation with Liverpool’s Joe Gomez that resulted in the Manchester City player being dropped for Thursday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro. Sterling admitted on Instagram on Tuesday he and Gomez “had words” when they met up at the England camp the

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EU Urges ‘Complete De-Escalation’ After Israel Gaza Strike

The EU on Tuesday called for a “rapid and complete de-escalation” after Israel killed a Palestinian militant commander in a strike on his home in Gaza, prompting retaliatory rocket fire. The strike in Gaza City killed Islamic Jihad commander Baha Abu Al-Ata, blamed by Israel for recent rocket fire into its territory, and was followed

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Israeli Strike On Damascus Kills Palestinian Figure’s Son

An Israeli strike on Damascus on Tuesday hit the home of a leading Palestinian figure, killing his son and one other person, Syrian state news agency SANA and his group said. Two rockets targeted the home of a senior figure of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group, Akram al-Ajouri,” killing his son Muadh and another person”, SANA said.

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Zimbabwe Issues Fresh Banknotes To Ease Cash Shortages

Cash-strapped Zimbabweans began using new banknotes and coins Tuesday, as the nation’s central bank seeks to ease chronic shortages. The Zimbabwean dollar is being gradually reintroduced, after being rendered worthless by decades of economic mismanagement under former president Robert Mugabe. That forced the country to rely on US dollars for a decade. New two- and

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Appeal Court Affirms Tribunal’s Ruling, Says Nasarawa Governor Duly Elected

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, on Tuesday upheld the decision of the Election Petitions Tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as the governor of Nasarawa State. In its judgement, the court presided by Justice Jumai Sankey resolved all the five issues raised in the petition brought before it against the appellants, the

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Eight South African Police Officers Face Trial Over Nigerian’s Death

Eight South African police officers have appeared before the Pretoria High Court for the alleged killing of a Nigerian. They were arraigned on Monday before the court on murder and torture charges, more than two years after Ibrahim Badmus was killed in the Vaal area outside Johannesburg. The court’s court session was, however, delayed for

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‘Warehouses Along The Border Must Be Dismantled’ – The Week In Quotes

Here is what was said and who said what within the course of the passing week.  “We absolutely insist on the dismantling of all the warehouses along our common borders” The Federal Government gives conditions that ECOWAS countries have to meet for Nigeria to reopen its borders.2. “No misunderstanding between Buhari and Osinbajo” The Presidency debunks reports of

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