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Qatar WCup workers on $0.76 an hour’

Qatar WCup workers on $0.76 an hour’

Workers building a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar receive as little as USD 0.76 an hour, a report says. According to a Wednesday report by British newspaper The Guardian, some of the 100 workers constructing the 40,000-seat al-Wakrah stadium are working for up to 30 days a month and being paid less [&hellip

Everton sign Lukaku for £28m

Everton sign Lukaku for £28m

Everton had to overcome a late paperwork scare to finalise the signature of Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku for a club record fee of £28 million. The 21-year-old was set to be announced at 7pm on Wednesday evening but after all administration issues were cleared up, manager Roberto Martinez and his new acquisition were introduced to [&hellip

Liverpool sign Divock Origi

Liverpool sign Divock Origi

​Liverpool have signed Belgium striker Divock Origi from Lille for a fee of £10 million. Sky sources understand Liverpool wanted the 19-year-old to join them immediately but Lille insisted the player return to the French club on loan for another season. Origi, who played for Belgium at the World Cup in Brazil, has scored six [&hellip

India landslide kills 10, traps 200

India landslide kills 10, traps 200

Indian authorities say at least 10 people have died and up to 200 others trapped following a massive landslide caused by monsoon rains in western India. The Wednesday morning mudslide damaged a remote village in Pune district of Maharashtra State, emergency officials reported. “Ten dead bodies have been recovered so far…Two persons alive have been rescued. [&hellip

Gaza faces alarming humanitarian crisis

Gaza faces alarming humanitarian crisis

People residing in the besieged Gaza Strip are facing a crippling humanitarian crisis due to Israel’s merciless strikes on the blockaded enclave, Press TV reports. According to the report, the blockaded area is now facing a life-threatening situation due to lack of crucial supplies including food, fuel, medicine and medical equipment. “We are standing here [&hellip

ISIL major threat for Iraq: UNSC

ISIL major threat for Iraq: UNSC

The United Nations Security Council has voiced concerns over the crisis created by ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Iraq, calling them “a major threat.” The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday, expressing the 15-member world body’s concerns regarding the situation. The resolution also extended the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) [&hellip

’6 killed, 6 injured in Nigeria bombing’

’6 killed, 6 injured in Nigeria bombing’

At least six people have been killed and six others injured in a bomb attack in the Nigerian city of Kano, an official says. Government spokesman Mike Omeri said on Wednesday that a female bomber detonated her explosives on the campus of the Kano Polytechnic College. Blamed on the Boko Haram Takfiri militants, the attack [&hellip

34 killed in Guinea stampede

34 killed in Guinea stampede

At least 34 people have been killed in a stampede during a concert in the Guinean capital, Conakry. Hospital officials said on Wednesday that 11 children were among the victims of the incident, which occurred during a concert held on a beach in the Ratoma neighborhood of Conakry. The celebratory concert was being held on [&hellip

Exoskeleton gives humans superpowers

Exoskeleton gives humans superpowers

A French-made wearable robot provides users with the ability to handle heavy objects, lightening their weight 20 times. The exoskeleton, named Hercule, is a cobot or collaborative robot, which averts the risk of injury for humans when they handle heavy objects. It has undergone five years of development by the France-based RB3D robotics company. Serge [&hellip

Liberia schools ordered shut over Ebola

Liberia schools ordered shut over Ebola

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the country will close all schools in a bid to contain Ebola.  “All schools are ordered closed following further directives from the Ministry of Education,” Sirleaf said in a televised interview on Wednesday. “All non-essential staff — to be determined by the heads of ministries and agencies — are [&hellip