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August 5, 2017 6:22 AM Canada issues imminent terror attack on Ghana

The minority in parliament is demanding immediate action from government to assure the safety of the public after a number of travel warnings issued by the US, UK and Canada to their citizens visiting Ghana. The countries are pointing to an increase in pick pocketing, extortion from police officers at checkpoints and fraud in the West African country 72

August 5, 2017 6:22 AM Ghana not insulated from terror attack – WACCE

The West Africa Centre for Security and Counter-Extremism (WACCE) has warned that Ghana is not cloistered from terrorism attacks. The Centre’s warning comes in the wake of terror alerts issued by the United Kingdom and Canada to their citizens residing in Ghana. The Canadian Embassy in its security alert said “there is a threat of terrorism. Terrorist 20

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 19

August 4, 2017 10:11 AM Terror attacks likely in Ghana – UK warns its citizens

The United Kingdom has added to Ghana’s terrorism concerns with travel advice on its website indicating that “terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Ghana.” The UK said possible attacks are likely to occur in places visited by foreigners. The UK acknowledged this but says on its website that “while there have been no recent attacks in Ghana 51

August 4, 2017 4:20 AM Blaze sweeps through Dubai skyscraper for second time

DUBAI (Reuters) - A fire ripped through one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai on Friday, the latest in a series of fires in tall structures in the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf's tourism and business hub, over the past three years. Flames shot up the sides of the Torch tower in the second blaze to hit the high-rise since 2015, forcing 23

August 2, 2017 9:10 PM Madinah teeming with pilgrims; authorities ensure best services

The report said since the beginning of the Haj season until Tuesday, some 109,428 pilgrims have arrived in the Prophet’s City. It said a total of 311 flights from various parts of the world carrying 103,123 pilgrims landed at Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport while 6,305 pilgrims arrived by road aboard 158 buses. The airport is well prepared 29

August 1, 2017 11:27 PM Schumer urges Trump to block Chinese M&As in U.S. until Beijing helps rein in North Korea

WASHINGTON – The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate called on President Donald Trump on Tuesday to block some Chinese investments in the United States to pressure China “to help rein in North Korea’s threatening and destabilizing behavior.” In a letter to Trump, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer urged him to use his authority through the Committee 74

July 29, 2017 12:54 AM Ghana set to host Wafu tournament, says sports minister

Ghana's youth and sports minister, Isaac Asiamah, says everything is in place for a successful hosting of the upcoming Wafu tournament which is expected to kick off on September 9. The draw for the competition was held in Accra on Thursday with Ghana being paired with The Gambia. “We have the capacity to host the Wafu tournament successfully. Ghana is already 38

July 28, 2017 11:55 AM Ghana is ready for WAFU competition

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah says Ghana is ready to host the WAFU tournament which kicks off on September 9. Asiamah indicated that Ghana hosted the 2008 African Cup of Nations tournament perfectly and can replicate it in the WAFU competition. “We have the needed hotels, pitches, road networks and others to make the competition a success 38

July 21, 2017 11:35 AM Thomson REFUSES to refund terrified holidaymaker and his family as they try to cancel their trip to Kos amid earthquake chaos

Terrified holidaymakers face losing out on thousands of pounds after travel firms refused to refund trips to Greece and Turkey following the killer earthquake. Gary Taylor, 51, told MailOnline he could lose almost £3,000 on a trip to Kos he wants to cancel over fears buildings in the region will not be safe. He said Thomson, whom he booked the holiday 71