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October 2, 2014 6:03 PM Hong Kong averts showdown as leader dangles dialogue with protesters

Ahead of a midnight deadline, Leung Chun-ying told students he would send a deputy to meet with them, but ruled out his resignation. Protesters have threatened to occupy government buildings in Hong Kong, a semi-autonomous region of China. Hong Kong — Hong Kong’s top official, Leung Chun-ying, has refused to bow to protesters’ demands that he resign 6

October 2, 2014 4:26 PM Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola Patient, Has Had a Hard Life as a Refugee

For Thomas Eric Duncan, the visa to visit his family in the United States was a golden reprieve: a chance to escape the poverty and sickness surrounding him in the Liberian capital of Monrovia; a chance to visit family and friends, including his mother, sister, son and girlfriend; and a chance, maybe, to stay on and build a better, safer life. All those 22

September 26, 2014 2:29 PM Indian PM accused of human rights abuses in U.S. lawsuit

NEW YORK -- A federal court in New York has summoned India's prime minister to respond to a lawsuit accusing him of human rights abuses, casting a shadow over the Indian leader's first trip to the U.S. on Friday as head of government. The lawsuit against Narendra Modi stems from long-standing allegations that he didn't do enough to stop devastating religious 4

September 25, 2014 1:54 PM Kim Kardashian Mimics Kanye West's Flannel Shirt Style

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: Kim Kardashian (L) and Kanye West attend the GQ Men Of The Year awards in association with Hugo Boss at The Royal Opera House on September 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images) PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 30: Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are sighted on May 30, 2014 in Prague, Czech 10

September 20, 2014 2:06 PM Two soldiers jailed for Assault

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced two military men to two years in prison for assault. Dickson Reuben and Mark Gwira Forkes, were arraigned before the court on charges of assault, conspiracy and three counts of robbery. The two pleaded guilty to assault but denied the conspiracy and robbery charges. The Court presided over by Francis Obiri, convicted 39

September 19, 2014 5:14 PM Perspective is always the hardest thing to find

The 17 people detained in the counter-terrorism raids last week and this week in Australia account for fewer than half the total number under close ASIO monitoring, according to sources involved in the effort. The courts ultimately will decide how many of them have broken the law. But already it's clear that the revival of the threat posed by the Islamist-terror 21

September 19, 2014 6:38 AM I’m not fighting Kufour, Anane lied – Akufo-Addo

Friday 19th September , 2014 6:34 am Nana Akufo-Addo, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer hopeful, has condemned comments made by Dr Richard Anane which implied that he [Nana Addo] was the cause of the seeming friction between him and ex-President John Kufuor. He described the comment as “aimed solely at rewriting history based on fabrications they have been manufactured 38

September 9, 2014 10:38 PM Two Persons Jailed 25 Years

An Accra Circuit Court on Monday handed a 25-year- jail term to two persons who conspired and robbed one Juniana Yakubu. Paddy Handson, unemployed and William Abeku, driver, were convicted on their own plea would each serve 10 years for conspiracy, and 25 years for robbery. Both sentences are to run concurrently. They robbed Juniana of one Samsung galaxy 22

September 8, 2014 8:46 PM Sex abuse victims: Irish cardinal’s resignation not soon enough

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (RNS) For years, the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Cardinal Sean Brady, refused to heed repeated calls for him to step down over alleged cover-ups of sexual abuse of children by clergy. Now at 75, the age cardinals are required to step down, Brady finally tendered his resignation, which Pope Francis accepted on Monday 4

September 3, 2014 11:00 AM Five hardened criminals grabbed

The suspects, described by the police as hardened criminals, are said to have terrorised residents of East Legon, Adjirigano, Trasaaco, Ogbojo and Madina in Accra. The police gave their names as William Gbeku, 34, alias ‘Minister’, a taxi driver and the leader of the gang; Pady Handson, 21, alias ‘Missed Call’, unemployed, and Stephen Sandowu, 28, a gardener 42