All News - 08 February 2018

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ZIFA hails schools Five-Aside league initiative

08 February 2018 23:35:50 The Herald

Tadious Manyepo Sports Reporter ZIFA technical director Wilson Mutekede has hailed the Nash Harare Metropolitan provincial leadership for introducing a year-round Fustal Five-Aside league in schools. The league was launched in Harare yesterday with an initial injection of $10 000 from the Population Services International. And Mutekede, who was among the guests, was full of praise...

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Airstrikes pound Syria’s last rebel bastions

08 February 2018 23:29:25 The Daily Star >> News >> Middle East

Warplanes launched heavy attacks on the two last major rebel-held areas in Syria, killing at least 29 people in the Ghouta suburb near the capital and choking people with gas in Idlib in the northwest.

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Syria’s children of war learn to read, write

08 February 2018 23:15:08 The Daily Star >> News >> Middle East

Hussein al-Khalaf, 13, burst into tears as he sat in his classroom at the Ahmad Baheddine Rajab school near Damascus, recounting why he is learning to read and write for the first time in his life.

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Iran says can discuss other issues if nuke deal successful

08 February 2018 23:15:08 The Daily Star >> News >> Middle East

The United States and its European allies should ensure the 2015 nuclear deal is a success before demanding to negotiate on other issues such as Tehran’s regional activities or ballistic missile program, Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Thursday.

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Sudan confiscates three newspapers

08 February 2018 23:00:50 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

February 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - In a new blatant breach of press freedom, the National Security and Intelligence Services (NISS), on Thursday morning, confiscated three newspapers without giving any reasons. The seizure affected the independent Al-Jarida and Al-Tayyar newspapers and Al-Midan, the organ of the Sudanese Communist party. The move comes in the context of the NISS efforts to contain the opposition calls for protests against the rising prices and to prevent any coverage of the (...) - News / Sudan , Press Freedom , FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

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Turkish ambassador defends military operation in Syria

08 February 2018 22:11:37 Gambia News Online

By Alagie Manneh The Turkish Ambassador to The Gambia on Monday briefed journalists on the status of ‘Operation Olive Branch,’ a military offensive launched by his country in Syria last January.Turkey said the action is designed to ‘wipe-out the PKK and its affiliated elements PYD, YPG and Daesh terrorists from Afrin in north western Syria,’ … The post Turkish ambassador defends military operation in Syria appeared first on Gambia News Online .

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MoBSE threatens disciplinary action against protesting teachers

08 February 2018 22:11:37 Gambia News Online

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has yesterday issued a statement ordering teachers who are on a sit-down strike to return to class immediately.The ministry threatened disciplinary action against any teacher who fails to report to their normal duties within 24 hours. Since Monday, teachers from across the country have been on a sit-down … The post MoBSE threatens disciplinary action against protesting teachers appeared first on Gambia News Online .

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Rohey Lowe secures UDP ticket for Banjul Mayor

08 February 2018 22:11:37 Gambia News Online

Rohey Malick Lowe has become the only aspirant for the UDP ticket ahead of Sunday’s nation-wide primaries by the party for the local government elections.According to official party sources, her rival Adama Kelepha Samba has withdrawn his bid for UDP sponsorship leaving only Lowe in the race and effectively making her the candidate for the … The post Rohey Lowe secures UDP ticket for Banjul Mayor appeared first on Gambia News Online .

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‘$35million Taiwan loan not in assembly records’

08 February 2018 22:11:37 Gambia News Online

By Baba Sillah The clerk of the National Assembly has told the Janneh Commission that there are no records to indicate that the Assembly had received the much talked about $35million loan agreement between the then AFPRC junta and China on Taiwan. Appearing before the inquiry for the second time yesterday, Dodou CM Kebbeh said … The post ‘$35million Taiwan loan not in assembly records’ appeared first on Gambia News Online .

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Political parties urged to put women in key positions

08 February 2018 22:11:37 Gambia News Online

By Omar Bah Politicians, women activists and civil society orgainsations who participated in a one-day forum of political parties on women’s participation in politics have tasked political leaders to nominate more women in key positions. The forum, which is designed to encourage women’s participation in politics, was organized by WANEP in partnership with the United … The post Political parties urged to put women in key positions appeared first on Gambia News Online .

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Gen. Tamba Clocks 19 Days In Detention Family Demands For His Release

08 February 2018 22:11:36 Gambia News Online

By Mustapha Jallow Former commander of the State Guards Battalion, Brigadier General Ansumana Tamba, has clocked 19 days in detention without seeing a judge, family sources told this medium. Speaking to Sarjo Tamba, elder brother to Gen. Tamba in his native village of Kasa-Kunda on Tuesday, he said Tamba is still held without any … The post Gen. Tamba Clocks 19 Days In Detention Family Demands For His Release appeared first on Gambia News Online .

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First Lady to award scholarships to 4 Gambian doctors

08 February 2018 22:11:36 Gambia News Online

By Tabora Bojang The First Lady of the Gambia Fatoumatta Bah Barrow through her foundation dubbed FaBB in partnership with Merck Foundation is set to award scholarship to four (4) Gambian doctors to pursue training in Gynecology and infertility care in India and Egypt respectively.She made the revelation at the launch of infertility and awareness … The post First Lady to award scholarships to 4 Gambian doctors appeared first on Gambia News Online .

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The Kinshasa cowboys: How Buffalo Bill started a subculture in Congo

08 February 2018 21:41:23 CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

It was hard being a youth in Kinshasa in the 1950s. Known as Leopoldville at the time, the capital of Congo was under the control of Belgian colonialists. Segregation meant there were no-go zones after nightfall and unemployment levels were high. Most residents had no education beyond primary level.

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Ghana athlete: 'I'd never seen a white person'

08 February 2018 21:41:23 CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

Growing up in a one-room home in Ghana, Akwasi Frimpong never envisaged he would one day race down a South Korean mountain with his chin resting three inches above the ice.

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Despite obituary, opposition leader Jimmy Wanjigi is still alive

08 February 2018 21:41:23 CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

As threats go, it wasn't very subtle.

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News24.com | Death toll tops 200 in four-day Syria regime assault on rebel area

08 February 2018 21:40:21 News24 World

Syrian regime jets have pounded Eastern Ghouta, sending the death toll for the four-day assault on the rebel enclave on the outskirts of Damascus soaring past 200.

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Several options to kick-start Mideast peace talks: Palestinian UN envoy

08 February 2018 21:27:38 The Daily Star >> News >> World

A collective Middle East peace process could be led by the U.N. Security Council, a "Quartet" expanded to include China and Arab states or an international conference, the Palestinian U.N. envoy said Thursday, all options involving the United States.

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News24.com | Hours from deadline, US Senate to vote to avert shutdown

08 February 2018 21:27:06 News24 World

The US Senate has cleared the way for crunch votes on a bipartisan deal to avert a looming government shutdown and raise federal spending limits for the next two years.

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South Sudan peace talks stall over punitive provision

08 February 2018 21:11:44 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

February 8, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan peace talks have stalled over a text mediators and opposition officials want added to a provision that authorizes levying punitive measures against individuals who violate the peace process. The parties, multiple sources attending the ongoing talks said, also failed to reach a consensus on governance and security sector reform matters. Government officials at the talks told Sudan Tribune on Thursday that they agreed on many issues, but were unable to (...) - News / South Sudan , Politics , South Sudan Peace Implementation , FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

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Asia and Australia Edition: Winter Olympics, Volatility, Taiwan: Your Friday Briefing

08 February 2018 21:11:43 NYT > Asia Pacific

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Trump administration may target immigrants who use food aid, other benefits

08 February 2018 20:59:34 The Daily Star >> News >> World

The Trump administration is considering making it harder for foreigners living in the United States to get permanent residency if they have received certain public benefits such as food assistance, in a move that could sharply restrict legal immigration.

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US not planning to contribute money at Iraq reconstruction conference: officials

08 February 2018 20:59:34 The Daily Star >> News >> World

The United States does not plan to contribute any money at a conference in Kuwait next week to fund Iraq's reconstruction drive after the war against Daesh (ISIS) forces, U.S. and Western officials said, a move critics say could deal a new blow to American standing internationally.

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News24.com | Eight dead, three missing after China road collapse

08 February 2018 20:47:23 News24 World

Eight people died and three were missing in southern China after a water leak inside a subway station construction site caused a major road to cave in, authorities said Thursday.

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News24.com | Bermuda trades same-sex marriage for domestic partnerships

08 February 2018 20:34:08 News24 World

Legislation replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships in Bermuda has been signed into law by the governor as critics call it an unprecedented rollback of civil rights in the British island territory.

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France to spend 37 bn euros on upgrading nuclear arsenal

08 February 2018 20:31:29 The Daily Star >> News >> World

France is planning a 37-billion-euro revamp of its nuclear arsenal over the next seven years, part of a sharp increase in defense spending aimed at allowing France to "hold its own" as a key power in Europe, the country's defense chief said Thursday.

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South Korean Leader to Meet Kim Jong-un’s Sister in Highest-Level Contact in Years

08 February 2018 20:26:42 NYT > World

In North Korea’s dynastic system, Kim Jong-un’s sister, Kim Yo-jong, wields clout that cannot be matched by any other member of the political elite.

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Malinga says he has decided to retire

08 February 2018 20:04:30 The Sunday Leader

Sri Lanka speedster Lasith Malinga has hinted at possible retirement, saying that he is mentally done with international cricket, now that his eventful IPL career is over. Malinga, who went unsold at the IPL 2018 auctions after the Mumbai Indians decided not to retain him, was appointed as bowling mentor of Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. The Sri Lankan has

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