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Egypt’s Sisi expands military power

Egypt’s Sisi expands military power

Egyptian President Abdul-Fattah al-Sisi has given the army new authority to protect government facilities after a recent bomb attack in the Sinai Peninsula. Sisi ordered the decree on Monday giving the military the right to secure sites, including power plants, main roads, railway lines and bridges. The state facilities, which also include oil and gas [&hellip

Cancer-fighting stem cells engineered

Cancer-fighting stem cells engineered

Researchers have developed a breakthrough method of turning stem cells into attackers to target and fight brain tumors. The newly designed way introduces stem cells engineered to produce toxins which are able to kill brain tumors, without succumbing to their effects. As a stem-cell-based therapy for cancer, the newly-developed method does not threaten healthy cells, [&hellip

Nathan Cirillo made ‘The Ultimate Sacrifice’

Nathan Cirillo made ‘The Ultimate Sacrifice’

​Friends describe Corporal Cirillo as “a great father, son, and brother” as hundreds pay tribute to the soldier. Hundreds of messages have been posted on a tribute site to the soldier who was killed in the shooting at a war memorial near parliament in Ottawa.Corporal Nathan Cirillo, of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was guarding [&hellip

US advises against Ebola isolation

US advises against Ebola isolation

​US medics returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa will be actively monitored but not placed in quarantine under new US health rules. The federal guidelines came after a nurse was put in isolation in a tent in New Jersey, a decision condemned by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Meanwhile, Australia has been criticised for [&hellip

Keyless cars ‘targeted by thieves’

Keyless cars ‘targeted by thieves’

​Organised criminal gangs are increasingly targeting high-end cars with keyless security systems, a UK motoring industry group has warned. The thieves are able to bypass security using equipment intended only for mechanics, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said. Manufacturers are trying to stay ahead of the thieves by updating software. It has [&hellip

‘Israel no less hazardous than ISIL’

‘Israel no less hazardous than ISIL’

Jordanian Parliament Speaker Atef Tarawneh has compared the Israeli regime’s atrocities against the Palestinians to the ISIL Takfiri militants’ acts of violence in Syria and Iraq. He made the remarks on Monday during a meeting with visiting Maltese Foreign Minister George William Vella, Jordanian media reported. Tarawneh called on the international community to exert pressure [&hellip

Gunmen kill German national in Nigeria ambush

Gunmen kill German national in Nigeria ambush

​Gunmen in southwestern Nigeria have shot dead a German man and abducted another. The German citizens were in the area working for the construction company Julius Berger when their vehicles came under fire. The two men were ambushed on Friday morning while they were driving in separate cars without security escorts near the town of Sagamu [&hellip

State to challenge Pistorius verdict

State to challenge Pistorius verdict

South African prosecutors say they are going to appeal against the conviction and sentence given to athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend. Last week, Pistorius began serving a five year prison sentence for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, although he could be out in 10 months. The double-amputee Olympic sprinter was cleared of [&hellip

Death penalty call for ferry captain

Death penalty call for ferry captain

​South Korean prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the captain of the Sewol ferry, which sank in April killing more than 300 people. The prosecutors said Lee Joon-seok, who is charged with homicide, failed to execute his duty. The call came as they concluded their case in a trial which began in June. The sinking [&hellip

English Lectures

English Lectures

IBNTV will be featuring English lectures by Sheikh Nuru from  tonight at 20:00 Hrs