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DOZENS KILLED AS ISRAEL-PIJ EXCHANGE OF FIRE CONTINUES

The death toll from violence in Gaza has risen to 29, including six children, the health authorities in Gaza said Sunday, correcting a previous statement that had said 32 people were killed. Rocket sirens sounded and explosions were heard in Israeli communities west of Jerusalem on Sunday, Reuters cited witnesses as reporting.That indicated possible rocket… Continue reading DOZENS KILLED AS ISRAEL-PIJ EXCHANGE OF FIRE CONTINUES

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TOBI AMUSAN SETS NEW RECORD, WINS GOLD AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Nigerian athlete, Tobi Amusan has set a new record by winning the 100 meters hurdles gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.The 25-year-old clocked 12.30 seconds to set a new games record.This is coming two weeks after she became the first Nigerian athlete to win a World Athletics Championship gold as she… Continue reading TOBI AMUSAN SETS NEW RECORD, WINS GOLD AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES

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SENIOR ISRAELI ARMY OFFICIAL: ‘ALL TOP ISLAMIC JIHAD SECURITY OFFICIALS IN GAZA HAVE BEEN ASSASSINATED’

Clashes between IDF and Palestinians in the Jenin area, Palestinian officials sayPalestinian officials reported clashes between IDF forces and Palestinians in two villages near Jenin in the northern West Bank. According to the reports, Israeli forces arrived in the area to arrest seniors members of Islamic Jihad. Top Israeli army official: 'All top Islamic Jihad… Continue reading SENIOR ISRAELI ARMY OFFICIAL: ‘ALL TOP ISLAMIC JIHAD SECURITY OFFICIALS IN GAZA HAVE BEEN ASSASSINATED’

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RUSSIAN HYPERSONIC MISSILE SCIENTIST ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH TREASON

A prominent Russian scientist involved with the development of "hypersonic rocket systems" has been arrested and charged on suspicion of treason, according to Russia's TASS news agency.Alexander Shiplyuk was detained in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk and has been taken to Moscow's Lefortovo pre-trial detention center.The scientist worked at the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of… Continue reading RUSSIAN HYPERSONIC MISSILE SCIENTIST ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH TREASON

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EFCC MEETS BDC OPERATORS IN ABUJA, TO CLAMP DOWN ON FOREX HOARDERS

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has met with representatives of Bureau de Change Operators in Abuja, Nigeria as part of efforts to check speculation in foreign exchange speculation.The EFCC believes currency speculation recently led to a drastic drop in the value of the naira.Earlier the EFCC had raided some BDC… Continue reading EFCC MEETS BDC OPERATORS IN ABUJA, TO CLAMP DOWN ON FOREX HOARDERS