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Four killed in continued Mexico unrest

Four killed in continued Mexico unrest

​At least four people have been killed in Mexico and hundreds of others have been detained amid continuing unrest and looting over raised fuel prices. An official with the state prosecutor in the eastern province of Veracruz, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said late Thursday that two people were found dead near some looted [&hellip

Bahrainis rally in support of Sheikh Qassim

Bahrainis rally in support of Sheikh Qassim

​Thousands of Bahrainis have marched throughout the kingdom for a second straight day in protest at a push by the ruling Al Khalifa regime to put prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim on trial. Late on Thursday, the demonstrators amassed on al-Fada’ Square in the northwestern village of Diraz, where the cleric’s home is located, [&hellip

Mikel leaving Chelsea for China

Mikel leaving Chelsea for China

​John Obi Mikel has announced he is leaving Chelsea to join Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA. The midfielder confirmed his departure on social media, saying it was “time for me to say goodbye” after 10 years at Stamford Bridge and having made 374 appearances for the Blues. Mikel joined Chelsea as a 19-year-old from [&hellip

Trial continues for South Korea president

Trial continues for South Korea president

​The Constitutional Court in South Korea is continuing hearings in the impeachment trial of the country’s President Park Geun-hye over a major corruption scandal. On Thursday, the nine-justice court began a first session to hear oral arguments in Park’s impeachment trial after a delay over her refusal to appear in court. The tribunal, nevertheless, proceeded [&hellip

TANESCO boss sacked over tariff hike.

TANESCO boss sacked over tariff hike.

The head of utility provider TANESCO has been removed from his post by the president, after the company announced it would be raising power tariffs. “It’s unacceptable that while we are making plans to build manufacturing industries and ensure more citizens have access to electricity…someone else uses his position to increase power tariffs,” says President [&hellip

Senkoro For Burial On Saturday.

Senkoro For Burial On Saturday.

The body of the wellknown and the first female to contest the presidency, Dr Anna Senkoro, will be laid to rest on Saturday, her family has confirmed. Mourners will have chance to pay their last respects to the fallen renowned female politician on the same day before her body is escorted to the Kinondoni graveyard. [&hellip

Yanga Follow Simba Into Semis.

Yanga Follow Simba Into Semis.

Simon Msuva continued with his prolific goal scoring form, after hitting a brace as Mainland champions Young Africans clobbered Zanzibar champions Zimamoto 2-0, in the Mapinduzi Cup encounter at the Amaan Stadium yesterday. Msuva scored both goals in the first half as Yanga majestically cruised into semifinals of the annual tournament. They became the second [&hellip

200 Factories On Dar-China Plan.

200 Factories On Dar-China Plan.

At least 200 factories are planned for launching in the country within the next three years with China’s support, a move that will boost Tanzania’s drive to become an industrial nation. The Head of Communications in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Ms Mindi Kasiga, told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday [&hellip

Chad closes border with Libya over threat of terror infiltration

Chad closes border with Libya over threat of terror infiltration

The government in Chad has announced the closure of its border with Libya, citing security reasons and the terrorists’ possible infiltration into the Central African country from the south of conflict-stricken Libya. Prime Minister Albert Pahimi Padacket said on Thursday that the border closure was part of wider efforts by Chad to boost its military [&hellip

If not in Syria, we should have fought Takfiris in Iran: Leader

If not in Syria, we should have fought Takfiris in Iran: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said Iran could have fought a war inside its borders if the enemy threats had not been thwarted in Syria. “If the ill-wishers and seditionists, who are the puppets of the US and Zionism, had not been confronted [in Syria], we should have stood against [&hellip