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Arsenal 2-0 Hull

Arsenal 2-0 Hull

Nicklas Bendtner proved Arsenal’s unlikely hero as the Dane notched an early strike to set the Premier League leaders on their way to victory over Hull City. Bendtner, starting in the league for the first time this season in place of Olivier Giroud, headed in Carl Jenkinson’s right-wing cross after just two minutes to put [&hellip

NSA ‘tracking’ millions of mobiles

NSA ‘tracking’ millions of mobiles

Almost five billion mobile phone location records are logged by the NSA every day, reports the Washington Post. The data is said to help the NSA track individuals, and map who they know, to aid the agency’s anti-terror work. The “dragnet surveillance” was condemned by digital rights groups who called for the NSA’s snooping efforts [&hellip

​Uganda gives iPads to all MPs

​Uganda gives iPads to all MPs

Uganda’s parliament has given iPads to all MPs at a cost of $370,000 (£230,000), saying it will make them more efficient. Parliamentary commissioner Emmanuel Dombo says it means MPs can access official documents while travelling. He also said the funds had been generated by reducing the budget for paper, which would no longer be needed. [&hellip

US teacher shot dead in Libya

US teacher shot dead in Libya

An American teacher has been shot dead in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, local officials say. Ronnie Smith, who is reported to be from Texas, taught chemistry at the international school in the city. The 33-year-old was gunned down earlier on Thursday as he was jogging in the Fweihat district, a popular residential area in [&hellip

Death toll in Yemen attacks hits 52

Death toll in Yemen attacks hits 52

The death toll from terrorist attacks on Yemen’s Defense Ministry complex in the capital Sana’a rises to 52. On Thursday, a car bomb went off near the ministry’s complex in the city. The explosion was followed by fighting which erupted between gunmen wearing army fatigues and the ministry’s guards at a hospital inside. On the [&hellip

World leaders pay tribute to Mandela

World leaders pay tribute to Mandela

World leaders have paid glowing tribute to South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who passed away at the age of 95 in Johannesburg on Thursday. South African President Jacob Zuma announced on Thursday night that Mandela had “departed,” adding, “Our nation has lost its greatest son.” Zuma said, “His tireless struggle for freedom earned him [&hellip

Nearly 80 bodies found in CAR capital

Nearly 80 bodies found in CAR capital

Around 80 people have been killed in the Central African capital of Bangui while the UN Security Council has voted for a Franco-African military action to halt deadly chaos in the country. Witnesses said the bodies of 54 people shot or hacked to death were laid out in the prayer hall and the courtyard of [&hellip

China offers condolence to South Africa

China offers condolence to South Africa

China’s President Xi Jinping has offered his condolences to South Africa over the death of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, praising him as a ‘world-renowned’ leader. “With arduous and extraordinary efforts, he led the people of South Africa to success in the struggle against apartheid, making a historic contribution to the birth and development of a [&hellip

Nelson Mandela passes away at 95

Nelson Mandela passes away at 95

South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero and former president Nelson Mandela has passed away at age 95 in his Johannesburg home, South African President Jacob Zuma has announced. In a somber statement on South African national television on Thursday night, Zuma said Mandela had “departed” and was “at peace”. “Our nation has lost its greatest son.” Mandela, [&hellip

Samata inspires Kili Stars to win

Samata inspires Kili Stars to win

Mbwana Samata Kilimanjaro Stars ended the preliminary matches on high after defeating Burundi by a single goal in the final Group B match played at the Afraha Stadium here to book their quarter-final clash against either Group C winners or whichever team finishes as first best loser at the end of today’s final group stage [&hellip