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Nigerians, other foreign nationals arrested in operation “X-RAY” raid

Thailand authorities have unruly arrested Nigerians, Cameroonians and other foreign nationals in a style attack code-named “Operation X-Ray”. Nearly 150 foreigners were arrested early Friday morning when authorities raided a night market on Ratchadaphisek Road. Huai Kwang Police and Tourist Police arrested 144 foreigners and charged them with various offenses at about 1am on Friday at the Train Night Market …

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BREAKING: Trump Fires Tillerson As Secretary Of State

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, ousting the embattled top diplomat after a series of public rifts. Trump announced the Cabinet shakeup on Twitter and said he had tapped the CIA’s deputy director, Gina Haspel, to replace Pompeo at the intelligence agency.

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Thunder Lightning Strikes Kills 16, Injures 140 In Rwanda

More than 16 people were killed and dozens more injured after lightning struck a Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda, a local official reports. Reports said 14 victims were killed on the spot as lightning hit the church in the Nyaruguru district in the Southern Province on Saturday, local mayor Habitegeko Francois told AFP over the phone. Two others died later …

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Court sentence 10 to death over terrorist plots

An Egyptian court has sentenced 10 people to death after they were convicted of forming a terrorist cell, local media reported on Saturday. The court sentenced five others to life in prison in the same case. The convicts were charged with creating a group that aimed at attacking state institutions and the Christian minority, disrupting public order, endangering society and …

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Man Fakes Own Kidnap, Demands N18,000 Ransom From Wife

A 50-year-old man faked his own kidnap and demanded a ransom of about KSh 54,000 (N18,000) from his family in a bid to clear debts. According to Tuko.co.ke, the unidentified man from Mparo Division in Uganda called his unsuspecting wife on Friday, March 2, 2018 and told her that he had been picked up by some unknown people. According to …

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