Category Archives: World

22Mar/15

Modern Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, dies at 91 – official

Singapore’s first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has died on Monday, aged 91, according a government statement.

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22Mar/15

Buhari vows to rid Nigeria of corruption and insecurity

Presidential challenger and former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has promised to get rid of corruption and deal with insecurity. Buhari’s reputation as a strongman touches on the two issues Nigerians feel most strongly about: graft and a raging Islamist insurgency. But regionalism will likely decide whether he can beat President Goodluck Jonathan at the polls on March 28.
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22Mar/15

Africa’s largest country prepares to go to polls amid security threats

Nigeria prepares to go to the polls amid threats by Sunni militant group Boko Haram to disrupt the March 28 vote.
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22Mar/15

Update: Machete-wielding New Orleans airport attacker dies

(Next Media Online) – The machete-wielding man shot by a police officer after he attacked security staff at New Orleans Airport on Friday has died.
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21Mar/15

Time to make ‘hard decisions’ in Iran nuclear talks – Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says it is time to make ‘hard decisions’ in nuclear talks with Iran and says he will discuss sticking points with European partners in London.
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21Mar/15

Off-duty officer posted alcohol photo before NYC wrong-way crash

USA (Next Media) – A car carrying three off-duty New Jersey police officers collided head-on with a tractor-trailer on a Staten Island highway on Friday, killing one officer and another person in the car.
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