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October 27, 2017 9:50 PM Togolese fleeing human rights abuses to Ghana – UN

More than 500 Togolese nationals have sought refuge in neighbouring Ghana because of a government crackdown on opposition protests, the UN refugee agency said Friday. “So far, 513 asylum seekers have been registered by the Ghanaian authorities,” UNHCR spokesman Babar Baloch said in a statement. They crossed the border to Chereponi, Zabzugu and Bunkpurugu-Yunyuo 85

October 27, 2017 3:21 PM Catalans declare independence as Madrid imposes direct rule

The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had told senators direct rule was needed to return "law, democracy and stability" to Catalonia. The crisis began earlier this month when Catalonia held a controversial 94

October 24, 2017 6:31 AM International Friendly: Black Queens suffer 0-8 humiliation to France

Ghana’s Black Queens were annihilated 0-8 by France in an international friendly played in Reim on Monday night. The African giants shipped in goals in the second half having conceded one goal in the first 45 minute. France captain Amandine Henry and attacker Viviane Asseyi got two goals each for the host with Ouleymata Sarr, Le Sommer and Valerie Gauvin 83

October 23, 2017 6:37 PM France seeks transfer of suspected Thalys train attack accomplice

France has issued an arrest warrant for a Moroccan man being held in Germany who is suspected of helping plan a 2015 attack on a Paris-bound train, a judicial source said Monday. Redouane Sebbar, 25, is suspected of having a hand in the August 2015 attack by fellow Moroccan Ayoub El Khazzani on a high-speed Thalys train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris 86

October 21, 2017 8:49 AM 2017 FIFA U-17 world cup: Inspired by Pogba and Lingard, Mali aim to end Ghana's campaign

Mali look to do the treble this year but Ghana players ready to 'pay them back' in this all-African quarterfinal... "Pogba et Lingard?", asked this reporter in his limited knowledge of the French language. "Merci", this reporter thanked the Mali U17 player who clarified that it was indeed the Manchester United duo that inspired the Les Aiglonnets dressing 100

October 21, 2017 8:04 AM Crime down but misery persists one year since Calais camp evacuation

Calais (France) (AFP) - For Fabien Sudry, a senior state official in the port of Calais, the evacuation of the squalid "Jungle" migrant camp 12 months ago has changed the lives of security forces and locals. The number of nightly break-ins into trucks heading for Britain has been divided by three, while intrusions at the tunnel linking France and Britain 85

October 20, 2017 9:54 PM U17 World Cup: Inspired by Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, Mali aim to end Ghana's campaign

"Pogba et Lingard?", asked this reporter in his limited knowledge of the French language. "Merci", this reporter thanked the Mali U17 player who clarified that it was indeed the Manchester United duo that inspired the Les Aiglonnets dressing room to practice their celebration move from a snippet that emerged four days earlier on FIFA World Cup's official 91

October 20, 2017 8:00 PM French left-wing firebrand quotes Thatcher in EU cash claim

French leftist firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon on Friday quoted former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in denouncing France's contributions to the European Union, saying: "I want my money back". The leader of the hard left party France Unbowed -- a fierce critic of the EU -- used his Youtube channel to rhighlight criticisms he had made in the National 71

October 20, 2017 4:45 AM EU leaders urge full inquiry into Malta journalist murder

BRUSSELS, October 20 (Reuters) – European Union leaders called on Malta on Thursday to carry out a full investigation with international help over the killing of the country’s best-known journalist, and the EU parliament agreed to hold a debate on media freedom on the island. Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has already called in foreign investigators 92

October 19, 2017 10:00 AM U/East: Suspected galamsey kingpin arrested for robbery

An alleged illegal mining kingpin operating in the Gbane area of the Talensi District of the Upper East Region, Akwasi Appiah, popularly known as Akwasi Bantama, has been arrested by the police. He is accused of deploying some illegal miners with explosives into a Shaanxi Mining company site to steal gold ores. Akwasi Appiah’s activities are believed 20