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Infantino implicated in Panama Papers

Infantino implicated in Panama Papers

The signature of new FIFA president Gianni Infantino has appeared in the “Panama Papers” in connection with dubious TV rights sales in South America. The head of the world football governing body denies any wrongdoing. FIFA President Infantino tried to defend his image after reports emerged saying that he had signed a Champions League broadcasting [&hellip

Whatsapp adds end-to-end encryption

Whatsapp adds end-to-end encryption

​Instant messaging service Whatsapp has announced it will encrypt all its users’ communications from Tuesday. With end-to-end encryption, messages are scrambled as they leave the sender’s device and can only be decrypted by the recipient’s device. It renders messages unreadable if they are intercepted, for example by criminals or law enforcement. Whatsapp, which has a [&hellip

Sanders, Cruz win Wisconsin primary

Sanders, Cruz win Wisconsin primary

​Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz and Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders have emerged victorious in the crucial Wisconsin presidential primary. US media reported that the two as the dominant winners of the Tuesday primary, held in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. The results will serve as a major blow to the two parties’ front [&hellip

Higuain banned for referee ‘push’

Higuain banned for referee ‘push’

​Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain has received a four-match ban after appearing to push a referee following his red card against Udinese. The Argentine, who has scored 30 Serie A goals this season, has been fined €20,000 and will miss four of the remaining seven games of Napoli’s run-in as they look to close the gap [&hellip

Tripoli govt. quits in boost to Libya unity

Tripoli govt. quits in boost to Libya unity

​Libya’s self-declared government in the capital Tripoli has announced that it has ceded power to a UN-backed unity government in an attempt to prevent further sectarian clashes and end political chaos in the strife-torn country. “We inform you that we are ceasing the activities entrusted to us as an executive power,” said a statement released [&hellip

Heavy Rains Ruin Dodoma Infrastructure.

Heavy Rains Ruin Dodoma Infrastructure.

      Dodoma Regional Commissioner Jordan Rugimbana has directed Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) in the region to improve road drainage systems at Chalinze Nyama Highway Bridge along the Dodoma-Dar es Salaam road, to ensure safety. Mr Rugimbana gave the directive to TANROADS here shortly after inspecting the impact caused by a downpour that [&hellip

Iceland PM resigns over leaked documents

Iceland PM resigns over leaked documents

​Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has stepped down after widespread protests over his secret offshore wealth that was revealed in a massive data leak known as the Panama Papers. “The prime minister told (his party’s) parliamentary group meeting that he would step down as prime minister and I will take over,” the Progressive Party’s [&hellip

‘Monster’ alligator is shot in Florida

‘Monster’ alligator is shot in Florida

​A hunter in the US shot an 800lb (360kg) alligator that was feasting on his farm’s cattle. Professional hunter Lee Lightsey said the 15 ft (4.5m) beast was one of the biggest he had come across in 18 years and required a tractor to move it. Mr Lightsey and hunting guide Blake Godwin discovered the alligator [&hellip

US military suicides remain high: Report

US military suicides remain high: Report

​Nearly 500 active-duty and reserve personnel in the US military killed themselves last year, continuing a trend of unusually high suicide rates that have plagued the US armed force for at least seven years. The US Defense Department reported Friday that 265 active-duty soldiers in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps killed themselves [&hellip

Hamas official warns of Gaza ‘explosion’

Hamas official warns of Gaza ‘explosion’

A senior Hamas official has warned of an “explosion” in the Gaza Strip amid Israel’s siege of the impoverished enclave. Much of Gaza remains in shambles since Israel’s war against the coastal territory in summer 2014, which killed more than 2,500 people and wreaked huge destruction across the strip. Since 2007, Israel and Egypt have [&hellip