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35 Muslims Bag Life Imprisonment For Terrorism

Authorities in Egypt on Wednesday sentenced 35 Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison for allegedly forming “terrorist cells” to attack security forces and state institutions. The Sohag Criminal Court in central Egypt sentenced another 155 defendants to three to 15 years in prison on similar charges, including plotting to kill public figures and security officials, and joining an outlawed …

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Finland’s First Transgender Man Gives Birth

 A Finnish woman who underwent hormonal therapy to become the nation’s first transgender man has given birth, local media said Wednesday, triggering controversy as laws require infertility to change gender. “The baby weighed nearly four kilogrammes and was 53 centimetres in length (at birth),” the transgender man, whose name was not revealed to protect the family’s privacy, told Finnish news …

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Woman Beats 16 Year-old Daughter To Death Over Boyfriends

Police in Macheke have arrested a Marondera woman, who allegedly beat to death her 16-year-old daughter, accusing her of having several boyfriends. Stella Mwale (38) is assisting police with investigations, following the death of her daughter, Hilda Chikumba, who died after the assault.

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Airport Staff Caught On Camera Stealing From Elderly Tourist

An airport security officer was caught on camera stealing a bundle of cash from an 89-year-old US tourist. The security guard was filmed slipping the notes from a red tray just before it is about to be scanned and quickly pocketing them. In the video the frail holidaymaker- walking with a bad back – is seen emptying his pockets into …

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Dog Kills Mother And Son

A 52-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son have been found dead at their home in northern Germany after apparently being mauled by their Stafford shire terrier, police said Wednesday.

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Student Commits Suicide After Allegedly ‘Blowing’ His School Fees

A young man has reportedly killed himself after school management discovered he forged deposit slips for their fees. The second year student at George Benson Christian College of Education in Kalomo district of Southern Province, Zambia was found in a decomposed state in the bush away from the school after committing suicide by taking poisonous particles, according to Zambian Watch. …

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Bus Crash Kills 17 Illegal Immigrants In Turkey

A bus conveying illegal immigrants in Eastern Turkey was Friday reported to have hit a lighting pole and bursted into flames, leaving at least seventeen people dead and thirty nine people wounded. According to the Anadolu news agency, the bus which crashed late Thursday on the Igdir-Kars highway, was carrying nationals from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. “When we arrived at …

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Pope Francis did not say there is no hell – Vatican

On Thursday the Holy See stated that a reported interview between Pope Francis and an Italian journalist, which claims the Pope denied the existence of hell, should not be considered an accurate depiction of Francis’ words, but the author’s own “reconstruction.”

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