Author Archives: Aabaha Websiteka

17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in Greece

February 20, 2018   This Image used for representational purpose only | Photo Credit: Cruisers Wiki Org   ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say 17 Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece. The 17 are reportedly Turkish civil servants and their families who fled a government crackdown in the wake ...

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17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

February 20, 2018   Rescuers search for survivors at the collapse of a garbage mound in Maputo, Mozambique, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Mozambican media say at least 17 people died when heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of the mound garbage. (AP Photo/Ferhat Momade)   By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA   Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of ...

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WHO warns over measles immunisation rates as cases rise 400% across Europe

The Guardian | Published: Monday, February 19, 2018 2017 saw more than 21,000 cases and 35 deaths, with large outbreaks in one in four countries, says World Health Organisation Confidence in the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine was damaged following discredited claims linking it to autism. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo   Sarah Boseley Health editor   Measles cases have ...

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Sudan releases political prisoners from Khartoum jails

February 19, 2018   Supporters shout outside the National Prison during the release of politicians and journalists, after demonstrations in Khartoum, Sudan February 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah   By Khalid Abdelaziz   KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese authorities said on Sunday they would release more than 80 political prisoners from jails in the capital Khartoum, a week after the African ...

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Turkish deputy PM to inspect restoration of Sudan’s Suakin Island

February 19, 2018   An overview photo of Suakin Island in Sudan. (File Photo)   ISTANBUL — Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Çavuşoğlu is scheduled to pay a two-day official visit to Sudan and Somalia starting on Tuesday. According to the statement from the deputy prime minister’s press office, Çavuşoğlu will meet his Sudanese counterpart Bakri Hassan Saleh in Khartoum. The ...

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Five women killed in Dagestan church shooting claimed by Daesh

AFP | Published: Monday 19 February 2018   Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical militant attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan, as Daesh claimed responsibility for the assault. (File Photo: AFP)   MOSCOW — Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical militant attack on an Orthodox church in the ...

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Saudi women have a central role in building the nation, Janadriyah festival shows

ARAB NEWS | Published: Sunday 18 February 2018   People flocked to the many attractions, including traditional camel races, cultural programs, workshops, poetry sessions and exhibitions with pavilions representing provinces in the Kingdom as well as national and international organizations. (SPA)   RIYADH: Princess Abir Al-Mandeel, wife of the governor of Qassim region, visited the Janadriyah festival, touring the various ...

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Pressure mounts on FBI director to resign as Florida community reels

February 18, 2018 US attorney general orders review of bureau’s procedures U.S. President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Dr Igor Nichiporenko, a trauma surgeon, at Broward Health North Hospital in the wake of the shooting in Parkland, Florida.   Parkland, Florida,: Pressure is mounting on the FBI director to resign after his agency admitted it failed to investigate ...

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