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Deadly Earthquake Topples Buildings in Taiwan City Of Tainan.

Deadly Earthquake Topples Buildings in Taiwan City Of Tainan.

    An earthquake has toppled buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least seven people. Rescue teams have been trying to reach people trapped in rubble since the magnitude 6.4 quake struck just before 04:00 (20:00 GMT Friday). A baby was among at least four people killed when a high-rise block [&hellip

Justice Philip Tunoi to Face a Tribunal Over Graft Allegations.

Justice Philip Tunoi to Face a Tribunal Over Graft Allegations.

    Supreme Court Judge Philip Tunoi will now face a tribunal formed by President Uhuru Kenyatta to probe him further after the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) special committee investigating him of graft allegations established a case of gross misconduct and misbehaviour against him.   The six member JSC committee led by Public Service Commission [&hellip

Burundi Accused of Hunting Refugees in Tanzania Camps.

Burundi Accused of Hunting Refugees in Tanzania Camps.

    Refugees from Burundi, who fled violence in their country to neighbouring Tanzania, have accused their government of sending armed men into a UN-run refugee camp to hunt down opposition supporters.   Several refugees have told Al Jazeera that they fear for their lives and that there is no adequate security in the camps [&hellip

Canada Lifting Some Economic Sanctions Against Iran To ‘Resume Dialogue’.

Canada Lifting Some Economic Sanctions Against Iran To ‘Resume Dialogue’.

    Canada is signalling its willingness to re-engage with Iran by lifting a broad ban on financial services, imports and exports, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion announced today.  ”We’ll keep sanctions to be sure the proliferation or nuclear will not happen in Iran, the same for ballistic missiles,” said Dion. “We’ll engage with Iran, [&hellip

Al-Shabab ‘Retakes’ Key Somalia Port City of Merca.

Al-Shabab ‘Retakes’ Key Somalia Port City of Merca.

    Islamist militant group al-Shabab has taken control of the port city Merca, residents say. However the African Union force insists it still has control of the town. The governor of Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region Ibrahim Adam told the AFP news agency that al-Shabab secured took the town without fighting. Earlier reports had said [&hellip

Zaria Bloodbath: Mass Graves Dug By Army Exposed.

Zaria Bloodbath: Mass Graves Dug By Army Exposed.

      Reports filtering in suggests that the alleged mass graves dug by the Nigerian army to hide the casualties of the clash with members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, has been uncovered.   According to FARS news agency, Nigeria’s political activists disclosed that they have found a mass grave where hundreds of [&hellip

Mramba, Yona For Community Service.

Mramba, Yona For Community Service.

    The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday ordered the release from prison of two former cabinet ministers — Basil Mramba and Daniel Yona — who were jailed for abuse of office and occasioning a loss of 11.7bn/- to the government. Principal Resident Magistrate Cyprian Mkeha, instead, directed Mramba, then Minister [&hellip

Albino Killers ‘Punished Heavily’.

Albino Killers ‘Punished Heavily’.

      Deputy Minister for Home Affairs, Hamad Masauni told the august House here yesterday that a total of 133 suspects have been apprehended out of whom 19 were condemned to death after they were convicted of killing people with albinism. “Between 2006 and late last year, 43 people with albinism were murdered. Leading [&hellip

5 Held Over Abuse of Female Tanzanian Student in India.

5 Held Over Abuse of Female Tanzanian Student in India.

    The government has confirmed the arrest of five suspects who allegedly took part in the attack of four Tanzanian students, including a 21-year-old woman who was assaulted and physically abused in the Indian city of Bangalore. In a separate and unrelated incident, a second-year Masters of Computer Application student at Koshys Institute of [&hellip

Opposition Names Shadow Ministers.

Opposition Names Shadow Ministers.

    The leader of the Opposition Camp in Parliament, Mr Freeman Mbowe, yesterday announced a shadow cabinet which included MPs from three opposition parties–Chadema, CUF and NCCRMageuzi. In the newly released lineup, former opposition chief whip Tundu Lissu becomes the shadow minister for Justice, Constitutional Affairs and is assisted by Abdallah Mtolea. Mr James [&hellip