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Ferguson says farewell to black teen

Ferguson says farewell to black teen

Thousands of Americans have attended the funeral of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The funeral was held on Monday at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, two weeks after the shooting caused protests, riots and reignited a national debate [&hellip

Pakistan cleric sets 48-hour deadline

Pakistan cleric sets 48-hour deadline

A Pakistani cleric leading a mass anti-government rally in front of the parliament has issued a 48-hour deadline for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down. “Mister Nawaz Sharif, to you, to your government assemblies and all your system, I am giving a 48-hour deadline, 48 hours, two days,” cleric Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri told a [&hellip

Japan offers flu drug to fight Ebola

Japan offers flu drug to fight Ebola

Japan has expressed readiness to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the deadly and rapidly expanding Ebola virus in West Africa. Speaking at a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga stated that the drug, developed by Fujifilm subsidiary Toyama Chemical Co. under the brand name Avigan, [&hellip

Thousands flee after Boko Haram raid

Thousands flee after Boko Haram raid

Thousands of Nigerians living in the northeastern parts of the country have escaped violence by Boko Haram Takfiri militants. The people fled to neighboring Cameroon on Monday following an attack by the militants on the border town of Gamboru Ngala. According to reports, Boko Haram launched its assault on a police station and a military [&hellip

South Sudan opponents ink truce deal

South Sudan opponents ink truce deal

Rival leaders in South Sudan’s conflict have signed a ceasefire deal, pledging to put an end to the civil war, which has plagued the world’s youngest nation for more than 8 months. A communiqué released on Monday by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), which brokered the talks between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek [&hellip

French cabinet dissolved amid row

French cabinet dissolved amid row

French President Francois Hollande has dissolved the government, asking Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government amid a row over austerity policies. Valls presented his government’s resignation on Monday, a day after Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg called for new economic policies. Valls accused the minister of crossing a line with his open criticism [&hellip

Syria warns US against unilateral raids

Syria warns US against unilateral raids

Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has warned the United States against carrying out airstrikes on the Takfiri ISIL terrorists inside Syria without Damascus’ consent. He said at a news conference in Damascus on Monday that any such attack without the approval of the Syrian government would be considered as a violation of his country’s sovereignty [&hellip

LG to sell ‘the first 4K OLED’ TV

LG to sell ‘the first 4K OLED’ TV

LG has announced plans to sell televisions that incorporate both 4K ultra-high definition resolutions and OLED panels. The firm said a curved 65in (165cm) set would go on sale in Europe, South Korea and North America in September. It calls the move a ‘first’ since other firms sell models that offer either one or the other [&hellip

Ukraine marks Independence Day

Ukraine marks Independence Day

Ukraine has marked its Independence Day with a big military parade in the capital city of Kiev as fighting rages on between government forces and the pro-Russians in the country’s eastern parts. On Sunday, the Ukrainian army cadets and military hardware crossed Kiev’s Independence Square and thousands of troops rallied on the streets. Ukraine’s President [&hellip

Mario to seal Liverpool move

Mario to seal Liverpool move

​ Mario Balotelli will fly into Merseyside to finalise his move to Liverpool. The Italy international is believed to have passed his medical after spending Friday evening at Liverpool’s Melwood training ground and will tie up his £16m switch from AC Milan. Balotelli’s return to the Premier League will not be in time for him [&hellip