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An Indian Village Worship A Calf Born With Human Features as They Believe it Was Sent by God

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The calf born A calf born with eyes, nose and ears resembling those of a human is being worshipped by Indian villagers who believe it is an avatar of a Hindu God, Lord Vishnu.

Buhari Agenda is in Line with Our Own - USA

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The Deputy Director, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Mr Nathan Holt on  Tuesday said that the Agenda of the Buhari led Administration  (Fighting Corruption, Terrorism and  Growing the Economy)  is in line with that of the USA Expectation. Mr. Holt made this remark on Tuesday from Washington DC through a Teleconference on the topic of ‘Nigeria, a critical U.S. partner’. He said, “In 2015, Nigeria had a very important election. It elected Muhammadu Buhari as president. “This represented the first time in Nigerian history that there was a peaceful, democratic transfer of power from one party to an opposition party. “It was a milestone not only for Nigeria but really for Africa as a whole. “President Buhari’s electoral platform was that he wanted to fight insecurity, particularly the depredations of Boko Haram and other forces in the northeast. “He wanted to grow the Nigerian economy, create jobs for its growing populatio

Trump hints at assassination of Hillary Clinton by gun rights supporters

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Donald Trump has hinted at the assassination of Hillary Clinton by supporters of gun rights. The Republican nominee was speaking at a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina, about the next president’s power to appoint supreme court justices. “If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks,” he said, adding: “Although the second amendment people – maybe there is, I don’t know.”

Any country with Gulen will be at war with Turkey – PM

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Binali Yildirim Turkish Prime Minister, Binali Yildirim, on Saturday said any country that stood by Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen, would not be a friend of Turkey.

Venezuela re-opens border for Colombians to buy food

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Around 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the border last week when it opened for 12 hours Venezuela has opened its border with Colombia for the second time this month to allow people to cross over to shop for basic foods and medicines. Last week 35,000 crossed over for the first time since the border was closed a year ago by President Nicolas Maduro to fight cross-border crime. Officials said they were expecting even larger crowds this weekend.

Florida mosque removed as polling site after anti-Islamic backlash

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A Florida mosque has been removed as a polling station for the 2016 election after local officials received complaints and threats of violence. The Islamic Center of Boca Raton had planned to host a polling site for the state's primary in August and the general election in November. 

Theresa May Set To Be Next UK Prime Minister

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  Theresa May will serve as the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following the withdrawal of Andrea Leadsom from the Conservative Party leadership race.. This announcement from outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron comes four days into what would have been a nine-week leadership campaign between Secretary of Home Affairs,

Gambia sacks 27 government officials accused of corruption

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BANJUL (Reuters) - Authorities in Gambia have sacked 27 government officials including 10 permanent secretaries on suspicion of having fraudulently acquired official cars and other items, state television said on Tuesday. The officials are being investigated by the National Intelligence Agency, a government source said. President Yahya Jammeh has ruled Gambia, a small country almost encircled by Senegal, for two decades since seizing power in a bloodless coup. Gambia is due to hold elections in December, when Jammeh will run for a fifth term. (Reporting by Pap Saine; Writing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg; Editing by Sandra Maler) #Yahoo News #Team_NIS

Queen Elizabeth II begins 3 days of birthday celebrations

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Queen Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II marked her official 90th birthday Saturday by taking the salute at a special military parade in London where her vivid green outfit caused a sensation. After Trooping the Colour, members of the royal family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch a military flypast, including Prince William and Kate with their children George and

Donald Trump: the modern-day Nero ready to burn down America?

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T he most famous of Roman rulers was not erratic to begin with, but only became so once he was seduced by spectacle. Trump is not too different from him Donald Trump, US Presidential Aspirant Donald Trump has been diagnosed in the media over and over again, called everything from a malignant narcissist to a pervert. While many would concur that he is simply personality disordered of some variety or another, maybe, some wonder, he could even be psychotic, paranoid – a real

Bernie Sanders vows to work with Hillary Clinton as Democrats move toward party unity

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Democrats took giant steps toward party unity Thursday as Bernie Sanders vowed to work together with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump in November and President Barack Obama formally endorsed Clinton for president. Sanders’ decision to continue his White House bid even after Clinton became the party’s presumptive

Barack Obama endorses Hillary Clinton as Democratic nominee for US President in landmark intervention

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Eight years after his own battle with Mrs Clinton, the President broke his silence only after she won enough support for the nomination Barack Obama has endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton in a landmark intervention in her race to be US President. Eight years after his own battle with Mrs Clinton for the White House, the President threw his weight behind her only after she won enough support to be named the presumptive nominee and face

Hillary Clinton 'secures Democratic nomination' - AP

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Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, an AP tally suggests. The count puts Mrs Clinton on 2,383 - the number needed to make her the presumptive

US election: Trump Wins Enough DelegatesFfor Republican Nomination

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US Presidential Aspirant, Donald Trump The US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party's presidential nomination.

Nigeria to Sign Visa-Free Pact With 8 Countries – Minister

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says plans have been concluded to sign visa-free pacts with a bloc of eight African countries to promote economic partnership on the continent He this in Abuja on Tuesday at a news conference to mark one-year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration