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March 12, 2018 12:03 PM At least 39 dead as plane crashes at Kathmandu airport

At least 39 people are dead after a plane crashed on the runway while landing at Tribhuvan Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday, police spokesperson Manoj Neupane told CNN. The aircraft, which belongs to US-Bangla Airlines, a privately owned Bangladeshi carrier, caught fire while landing at 2:15 p.m. local time, the police spokesman said. The plane 36

January 1, 2018 6:21 PM Premier League results: Liverpool, Leicester and Newcastle win

Ragnar Klavan was Liverpool’s hero with a late winner against Burnley on Monday. The Reds, without Roberto Firmino and injured duo Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah in their starting line-up, led through Sadio Mane’s second-half strike. Johann Gudmundsson equalised with a late header, but Estonian centre-back Klavan scored in injury time. Leicester 27

December 17, 2017 9:52 AM BoG builds two-storey classroom block for Tamale school

Ghana’s Central Bank has constructed two-storey building for Tamale’s premier public English/Arabic school, Nuri Islam located at Warizyehi in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. The modern edifice has eight classrooms and other ancillary facilities such as a toilet, urinal, a staff common room and an office for the headmistress. Professor Amin Alhassan 144

December 8, 2017 1:55 PM Damba Festival climaxes with dazzling durbar [Photos]

The 2017 Damba Festival climaxed with a durbar of chiefs at the Dapkema Palace in Tamale. The Damba festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Nalerigu, Tamale and Wa in the Northern and Upper West Regions in the Dagomba lunar month of Damba, corresponding with the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabia al-Awwal. Damba is also widely celebrated 168

December 6, 2017 5:59 AM US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in world first

US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said. But the officials said Mr Trump would not immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Arab leaders earlier warned against moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, with one saying this would be “a flagrant provocation 64

October 30, 2017 6:03 PM Kenyan President Kenyatta wins 98 percent of vote in repeat election

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 percent of the vote in a repeated election in which an opposition boycott helped lower turnout to 39 percent, the electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement touched off small protests in a few opposition strongholds but also celebrations in pro-Kenyatta areas. Veteran opposition 48

October 30, 2017 5:58 PM Kenya president wins 98% of vote in repeat of disputed election

Supporters of opposition leader prevented polling stations from opening in 25 constituencies Kenya's incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 per cent of the vote in a repeat presidential election in Kenya, although only 39 per cent of voters turned out due to an opposition boycott, the country's electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement 42

October 24, 2017 4:26 AM Islamic University to organise public lecture on 'ethics'

This forms part of the University’s goal to disseminate knowledge in pursuit of academic excellence and moral uprightness for national development. A statement signed by Mr Ibrahim Sumaila Dankwabea, the Public Relations Officer of the University and copied to the Ghana News Agency said, the lecture scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the University’s 10

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 70

October 1, 2017 12:51 AM ISIS leader seemingly breaks 11-month silence in audio recording

Speech references North Korean nuclear threats (CNN) - The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, seems to have broken his 11-month silence with a long audio message in which he mocks the United States, calls on jihadis to rally against the Syrian regime and insists that ISIS 'remains' despite its rapid loss of territory 21