Thursday, 24 July 2014

Nine Nigerian Students Kidnapped in Ukraine

A statement released by the representative of the National Security and Defence Council Information Centre Andriy Lysenko, has said nine Nigerian students have been kidnapped in Ukraine but negotiations are under way to free the students taken captive by rebels in the eastern city of Luhansk.

Sudanese Woman spared death sentence flown to Italy

Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was recently spared death sentence for apostasy was flown to Italy yesterday July 24th in company of her two children, and accompanied by Italy's Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Lapo Pistelli.

Politicians buy human parts from me, says suspect

The Kwara state Police command yesterday July 23rd paraded two men who they said are involved in trading of human parts. 

Air Algerie Flight AH5017 Feared Crashed Near Mali-Algeria Border With 116 People On Board

Update as of 8:30 a.m. EDT: An Air Algerie spokesperson said that there were at least 50 French nationals on board Flight AH5017.

PE teacher is banned from teaching for life after having sex with a 17-year-old pupil

PE teacher Like Atkinson has been banned from the classroom for life after having sex with a pupil in a hotel room

Doncaster PE teacher Luke Atkinson (pictured), 25, has been banned from the classroom after he had sex with a 17-year-old student in a hotel room.

Dutch call for Putin's daughter to be deported


Maria Putin is reported to have resided in the Netherlands for several years with Dutch partner Jorrit Faassen and is currently said to live in The Hague.

Israeli football players are attacked with flying kicks by pro-Palestinians

Attack: Protestors storm the pitch and appear to attack the Maccabi Haifa players

Israeli football team Maccabi Haifa's game against French side Lille had to be stopped after pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pitch.

Glasgow's Commonwealth Games begin in style


Glasgow has welcomed the world with an exuberant and proud opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games at the city's Celtic Park.