With a joke about US President Donald Trump's physique when greeting his wife Malania at an audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis made potica, a cake from the first lady's native Slovenia, into
Experts are satisfied with the results of the soil analysts conducted after a fire destroyed a hazardous waste processing facility in Vrhnika. According to the Public Health Institute, the soil is su
Brad Pitt told Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan that he doesn’t have the moves to star in Bollywood films as he promoted his new movie “War Machine” in Mumbai on Wednesday. “I would
Akasike Chukwudi RIVERS State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has declared that only the Peoples Democratic Party can pull the country out of the quagmire that the All Progressives Congress has plunged i
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Three-time Champions League-winning goalkeeper Victor Valdes had his contract terminated by mutual consent by Middlesbrough as they cut costs after relegation from the Premier League. The 35-year-old
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It’s barely been a month since the city of Reykjavík has implemented an open-budget policy. Halldór Auðar Svansson, of the...
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The global smartphone market grew 9.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, according to Gartner technology research. Apple and Samsung were the top smartphone makers but growth wa
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Romania’s pharmaceutical market is expected to grow by up to 5-6% in the upcoming years, as it became a more predictable business than it was before the 2000s, Mihai Miron, CEO of pharmaceutical com
The price of bitcoin has seen another surge of 6.5 percent on Wednesday to reach an all-time-high of $2,389. The world’s most popular digital currency has gained 145 percent this year a
A chef, Godwin Obot, 40, was arraigned in Lagos on Wednesday for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s eight-year-old daughter after luring the girl into his room with soft drink. The accused was brought
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has issued 24-hour ultimatum to owners of petrol stations in Ekiti State to resume the selling of petrol. The governor threate
The veteran Northern-Nigeria Musician, Zakky Azzay, has pleaded with Innocent Idibia, a.k.a 2Baba to settle his Plantashun Boiz partner, Blackface, even if it has to be done openly. He said this in an
The Bayelsa government on Wednesday said it planned to create at least 7,000 temporary jobs from the implementation of projects funded from the $50m development facility from the World Bank. The loan
An Indonesian police chief has announced plans to deploy a task force to investigate LGBT activity, stating that it will be particularly focused on disrupting "secret parties." It comes
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has said that at the moment there are not enough grounds for handing over suspicion to the judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine on abetting the po
"I have always reacted normally to who I am. Maybe because I had no other choice?" Nikolai Miklouho-Maclay smiles, sitting on an office chair with impeccable posture. As is the proper way to sit for a
PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia intends in 2017 to raise tariffs for freight transportation by 22.5%, the company said in a press release, with reference to the draft consolidated financial plan posted on its web
Labelling last week's fire at waste-processing plant Kemis an extremely dangerous event, Prime Minister Miro Cerar said that such things must not happen again. He promised measures to address the
A 41 year-old man, Uche Odinaka has been arraigned before an Asaba Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday for allegedly cutting off his neighbour’s nose. The prosecutor, Mrs Ekugbe Biokoro, told the court th
Femi Makinde, Osogbo Hundreds of students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso on Wednesday stormed Osogbo, the Osun State capital and staged a public protest against non-payment
Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko says that the Opposition Bloc was the sponsor of mass brawls in the city of Dnipro on May 9 when Donbas war veterans were severely beaten by hired thugs, ca
Sales of Russian wheat to Turkey are facing another hurdle after Ankara introduced a new law limiting Russian imports to 25 percent of the total amount of grain imported.
President Donald Trump’s hotel in SoHo is planning a big round of layoffs due to a massive drop off in bookings since the 2016 presidential election. WNYC reports that Trump SoHo in lower Manhat
Tributes are flowing in for victims of the Manchester terrorist attack which saw 22 people killed and 59 injured. Police say they are “confident” they have identified all the people who
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, led ministers and other members of the Federal Executive Council to honour the State House Correspondent of Channels Televisi
The SBI TOP index of blue chips on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange shed 0.35% to 788.54 points in mixed trading on Wednesday. Energy trader Petrol stood out in the losers column (-2.71% to EUR 355.10) an
Western parts of the country can expect partly sunny weather on Thursday with a shower or two here and there. Elsewhere, it will be more cloudy with patchy rain in spots. It will be coolish.
Repentant Boko Haram Arabic teacher, Ibrahim Suleiman, has described the group’s practices in Sambisa forest as barbaric and unislamic. Detailing the reasons he gave up his membership of the terrorist
President Borut Pahor and his Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen supported the idea of a United States of Europe as a long-term vision for the future of the EU, as they addressed students