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MPs caution on lobbyist ‘doctored’ audit reports

MPs caution on lobbyist ‘doctored’ audit reports

Deogratias Ntukamazina (Ngara-MP, CCM)  Members of Parliament have cautioned that councils in the country may have high inclination to lobby through bribes in an effort to receive ‘doctored’ audit opinions. The MPs issued the warning on Sunday in Dodoma where parliamentary sessions are in progress. They were speaking at a workshop conducted by lawmakers on [&hellip

Death: consensus on diagnosis urged

Death: consensus on diagnosis urged

There needs to be international agreement on when and how death is diagnosed, two leading doctors suggest. At a European meeting of anaesthetists they said improvements in technology mean the line between life and death is less clear. They called for precise guidelines and more research to prevent the rare occasions when people are pronounced [&hellip

French MEP loses immunity for remarks

French MEP loses immunity for remarks

An extreme far-right member of the European Parliament (MEP), Marine Le Pen, has lost her immunity from prosecution over hateful remarks against Muslims. According to Swedish MEP Cecilia Wikstrom, the Legal Affairs Committee voted to lift the leader of the French National Front’s immunity for voicing hateful remarks by comparing Muslim praying in the streets [&hellip

3 protesters killed in Turkey so far

3 protesters killed in Turkey so far

An injured protestor is being carried away during clashes near Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, June 3, 2013. At least three protesters have been killed in Turkey as clashes between police and anti-government protesters continue in major cities across the country, Press TV reports. A 22-year-old man, named Abdullah Comert, died at a hospital on [&hellip

4 killed in Afghanistan bomb blast

4 killed in Afghanistan bomb blast

People carry a wounded student school boy to hospital in Pakita province, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2013. According to a UN report released in February, more than 2,750 people were killed and over 4,800 injured in conflict-related violence in Afghanistan in 2012.” A roadside bomb blast has claimed the lives of a father and his [&hellip

Israel to expel African migrants

Israel to expel African migrants

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu The Israeli regime has decided to send thousands of African migrants to an undisclosed country in an attempt to stem the influx of migrants. According to a court document made public on Monday, an Israeli lawyer said that a deal was reached with an unidentified country to absorb the migrants. [&hellip

Gunmen kill lawmaker in Pakistan

Gunmen kill lawmaker in Pakistan

Member of Provincial Assembly Farid Khan Pakistani police say gunmen have shot and killed a newly elected member of the provincial assembly in Hangu, a town in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Senior police officer Bin Yamin Khan said on Monday that Farid Khan was killed when armed men sprayed his vehicle with bullets, The Associated [&hellip

Mourinho back as Chelsea boss

Mourinho back as Chelsea boss

Jose Mourinho has returned to Chelsea for a second spell in charge at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho, 50, replaces Rafael Benitez after leaving Real Madrid, and has signed a four-year contract. The Portuguese won two consecutive Premier League titles during his first spell,  which ended in September 2007. Chief executive Ron Gourlay said: “He was and [&hellip

Clinton paid $500,000 to honor Peres

Clinton paid $500,000 to honor Peres

The Jewish National Fund has paid former US President Bill Clinton USD 500,000 to deliver a speech at a ceremony in honor of the 90th birthday of Israeli President Shimon Peres. Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday that Clinton has received half a million dollars for his 45-minute speech at the Peres Academic Center in [&hellip

Firebombs detonate in Greece capital

Firebombs detonate in Greece capital

Three firebombs have detonated in the Greek capital, Athens, injuring at least one woman, officials said. The bombs, which consisted of camping gas canisters, exploded at different locations in the center of the capital on Monday. One bomb went off at the fifth floor of an apartment building in central Athens at 8 a.m. local [&hellip