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October 8, 2017 10:44 AM Huge cocaine haul seized in tugboat in Atlantic

Nearly four tonnes of cocaine worth an estimated $260m (£200m) have been seized by international law enforcement officers in the Atlantic. The drugs were found on a boat between Portugal's Madeira and Azores islands. Officials found 165 individual packages of cocaine weighing 23kg - a total of 3.7 tonnes - concealed beneath the vessel's cooking area. The Comoros-flagged 97

October 7, 2017 5:53 AM Small margins on an intriguing opening day

THE DAY REPLAYED - Aside from a handsome win for USA over the tournament hosts in New Delhi, the opening day of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was one of fine margins. In the other match in Group A, Ghana saw off Colombia by a solitary goal, with both sides enjoying several clear-cut chances in what was an entertaining encounter. Paraguay lead the way in Group 88

October 6, 2017 8:37 AM GRA Does Not Need Money

The Publisher is getting convinced that the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is not in need for money for the government of Ghana. Any serious institution of state that has been given legal backing to collect revenue but fails to do so, or adopts a very lazy-bench style of collecting the revenue certainly does not need money. Right from issues of domestic 65

October 6, 2017 7:26 AM FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghana Eyes Colombia Victory Today

A face-off befitting the tournament's stature will kick off the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India on Friday (October 6), as Ghana's pedigree meets Colombia's pomp in an unfamiliar territory at 11:30 am. Two-time champions Ghana are seeking to revive their fortunes in the tournament, having last won it way back in 1995, when they stunned a Brazilian outfit 64

October 6, 2017 5:28 AM Argentina in peril as World Cup race goes to wire

Montevideo - Lionel Messi and Argentina's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup were left hanging in the balance on Thursday after another stalemate on a nail-biting day of South American qualifying action. Argentina were held to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires by Peru, leaving the two-time world champions outside the automatic qualification places as they head into the final 95

October 3, 2017 8:12 PM Washington DC poised to attract more visitors from Ghana

Accra, Oct. 03, GNA - Washington DC, the American State, which hosts the second largest population of Ghanaians, outside Ghana, is poised to attract more visitors, especially from West Africa, with its partnership South African Airways. The partnership, to promote Destination DC, is an effort to showcase the many attractions that Washington has to offer 48

October 3, 2017 4:38 PM Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC

After finishing high school a decade ago, Daniel Awaitey enrolled in computer courses, dropped out to work in a hotel, then settled into a well-paying job in the booming oil sector here. He has an apartment, a car, a smartphone and a long-distance girlfriend he met on a dating website. So he had reasons and the means to celebrate his 27th birthday in late July. His boss and co-workers 107

October 2, 2017 11:13 PM After Las Vegas massacre, Democrats urge gun laws; Republicans silent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sunday’s massacre in Las Vegas spurred a ritual-like response from U.S. politicians following the mass shootings that have left a trail of victims across the country: Democrats renewed demands for tougher gun laws while Republicans offered up prayers but showed no signs of supporting such legislation. One day after the deadliest 87

October 2, 2017 11:04 PM Another tragedy but a new tone: Trump calls for unity after Las Vegas massacre

In the face of the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, President Trump appeared Monday at something of a loss for words. “I know we are searching for some kind of meaning in the chaos, some kind of light in the darkness,” Trump said in morning remarks from the Diplomatic Room of the White House. “The answers do not come easy.” Trump somberly 86

October 2, 2017 7:01 PM A Burst of Gunfire, a Pause, Then Carnage That Would Not Stop in Las Vegas

At least 58 people were killed and hundreds injured when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival near the Mandalay Bay casino. LAS VEGAS — At first, it sounded like fireworks, and then the meaning of the loud, crackling noise began to spread, unevenly, through the huge crowd. It dawned on people when they heard screams, when they saw bloodied 165