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Trump and Clinton win more primaries

Trump and Clinton win more primaries

Republican US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has won at least three states in primary elections. His rival Senator Marco Rubio has quit the race. Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton has also won at least four states. Trump, the billionaire businessman, now faces a three-way struggle for the Republican nomination with Ohio Governor John Kasich and Senator [&hellip

Argentina sinks illegal Chinese trawler

Argentina sinks illegal Chinese trawler

Argentina’s coastguard has sunk a Chinese trawler after it refused to end its illegal operation in Argentine territorial waters and attempted to attack the guards. “On several occasions, the offending ship performed maneuvers designed to force a collision with the coastguard, putting at risk not only its own crew but coastguard personnel, who were then [&hellip

Ecuador plane crash in Amazon kills 22

Ecuador plane crash in Amazon kills 22

​Twenty-two military personnel have died in a plane crash in Ecuador’s Amazon region, says the country’s President Rafael Correa. Nineteen soldiers, two pilots and one mechanic were on board the Israeli-built Arava plane that went down in the jungle region in the eastern Pastaza province on Tuesday. “There are no survivors. Our embrace of solidarity [&hellip

Conte paves way for Chelsea

Conte paves way for Chelsea

Chelsea managerial target Antonio Conte has confirmed he will step down as Italy head coach after Euro 2016. Italy reported in February that Conte is expected to sign a three-year deal to take over at Stamford Bridge and that his representatives have begun negotiations with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia. Sources in Italy also suggest that Chelsea hope to [&hellip

‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking

‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking

​People who want to quit smoking are more likely to succeed if they go “cold turkey” by stopping abruptly, a study in Annals of Internal Medicine shows. Volunteers who used this approach were 25% more likely to remain abstinent half a year from the date that they give up than smokers who tried to gradually [&hellip

North Korea court sentences US student

North Korea court sentences US student

​A court in North Korea has sentenced an American student to 15 years of hard labor for ‘crimes’ against the Asian country. North Korea’s Supreme Court handed down the sentence to Otto Warmbier on Wednesday, China’s Xinhua news agency said. The 21-year-old student from the University of Virginia was arrested in Pyongyang in January while [&hellip

Car blast kills driver in central Berlin

Car blast kills driver in central Berlin

​The driver of a car was killed Tuesday when an explosion destroyed the vehicle while travelling down a street in downtown Berlin during the rush hour, German police say. The explosion was reported at about 8:00 a.m. local time (0700 GMT) at Bismarckstrasse, within the sight of the Victory Column monument, in the German capital’s [&hellip

Magufuli: Expel Ghost Workers.

Magufuli: Expel Ghost Workers.

      Presidents  John Magufuli has instructed accounting officers in government ministries, departments and agencies as well as local governments to conduct human resource audit and get rid of ghost workers on government payroll in the next 15 days. Permanent Secretaries, District Executive Directors and Chief Executives of public institutions who will fail to [&hellip

Saudi Arabia to fire 35k Yemeni workers

Saudi Arabia to fire 35k Yemeni workers

Saudi Arabia will be firing some 35,000 Yemenis working in the country’s mobile phone sector, in a “Saudization” plan that is apparently aimed at easing the country’s economic difficulties caused in large part by a deadly war on Yemen. According to Yemeni media reports on Tuesday, 35,000 Yemenis who are working in the field of [&hellip

Explosives Hits House Of Police Commissioner.

Explosives Hits House Of Police Commissioner.

    The  Zanzibar Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Hamdan Omar Makame’s home was the centre of explosives attack on Monday night, damaging and reaping off part of the roof and ceiling and causing bruises to some family members. “Somebody threw ‘an explosive’ at my house around 11pm, fortunately the explosion did not cause any [&hellip