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August 4, 2017 5:02 PM Fire put out at 87-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

Police in Dubai reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris plummeting below. No major injuries had been reported in the tower, located in an upscale waterfront 15

August 4, 2017 1:26 PM Fire put out at 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

Police in Dubai have reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris plummeting below. No major injuries had been reported. A few people were treated for smoke 24

August 2, 2017 4:25 AM Zumunta club honours Hajiya Mariam Sissy

The deputy Communications Director of the Ghana Hajj Board was honoured last Saturday 29th July, 2017 by Zumunta Club. The event, which was held at the Red Carpet at Kansas in Accra, saw three personalities who have distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavour, been honoured for their immense contribution towards the development of the Muslim 17

August 1, 2017 2:51 PM Hungary submits no application to host the European Banking Authority

23 cities of 21 countries applied to host the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) that are moving out of London due to exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. Despite earlier reports, no Hungarian city is among the applicants. The application procedure to host the two UK-based EU agencies, the European 25

July 30, 2017 3:30 PM Australian police say they’ve thwarted elaborate terrorist plot to bomb an airplane

Australian authorities said they thwarted an elaborate “Islamic-inspired” terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men during raids in four suburbs outside Sydney. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the developments in what he called “a major joint counterterrorism operation” during a news conference Saturday. Investigators have released 15

July 29, 2017 1:57 PM Teachers will be paid better – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stressed teachers will be earning better remuneration under his administration. Speaking at the 21st Congregation of the University of Education, Winneba on Saturday, President Akufo-Addo noted the NPP government will ensure that it gets the education policies right for teachers to receive the respect they deserve 30

July 29, 2017 8:39 AM As Venezuela Prepares to Vote, Some Fear an End to Democracy

The list of delegates includes powerful members of the president’s political movement, including Diosdado Cabello, a top lawmaker in the ruling Socialist Party who was involved in a failed coup attempt in the 1990s, and Cilia Flores, the president’s wife. But the push to consolidate power also puts the country at a crossroads, one laden with risk. As Mr. Maduro 34

July 27, 2017 3:18 PM Objection sustainedA veto gives the rule of law in Poland a reprieve

But the governing Law and Justice party still aims to nobble the judiciary FROM the mountain resort of Zakopane in the south to the Hel peninsula in the north, tens of thousands of Poles took to the streets last week in protest against proposed reforms that would have sacked all of the members of the Supreme Court and politicised the legal system. In Warsaw 44

July 27, 2017 12:22 PM Venezuela clashes kill 3 during anti-Maduro general strike

At least 106 people have died since opposition protests began in April Three people have been killed in clashes between Venezuelan security forces and protesters during an opposition-led strike against President Nicolas Maduro, which entered its second day on Thursday. At least 106 people have died in total during anti-government unrest convulsing the South 27

July 25, 2017 5:15 AM Polish President Andrzej Duda to veto judicial reforms

After days of public outcry, Polish President Andrzej Duda has said he will block bills to reform Poland's judiciary. However, the country's prime minister has vowed not to back down on pushing for the planned laws. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said Monday night that 'necessary' judicial reforms had been promised to voters and that the president's 22