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What next after Fayemi’s victory?

Niran Adedokun It is curious, even though not out of character, that discussions about the recently concluded governorship election in Ekiti State mainly centre on the winners and the losers. Of course, as it is with us, those who win an election, irrespectiv

Suspected Kerwin Espinosa hit man, wife killed in Tacloban City attack

A suspected hit man of self-confessed illegal drugs distributor Kerwin Espinosa died in a gun attack that also killed the victim's wife on Friday morning.
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Suspected Kerwin Espinosa hit man, wife killed in Tacloban City attack

A suspected hit man of self-confessed illegal drugs distributor Kerwin Espinosa died in a gun attack that also killed the victim's wife on Friday morning.

GMA Network signs partnership with leading orgs for Eleksyon 2019

As election season kicks off with hundreds of potential candidates filing their COCs this week, GMA Network and its partners, the most respected names in media, telecommunications, technology, the academe, business, and public service prepare to bring the mos
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GMA Network signs partnership with leading orgs for Eleksyon 2019

As election season kicks off with hundreds of potential candidates filing their COCs this week, GMA Network and its partners, the most respected names in media, telecommunications, technology, the academe, business, and public service prepare to bring the most trusted and in-depth multi-platform coverage of the 2019 Philippine mid-term elections.

China's top diplomat congratulates new DFA chief Locsin

China's top diplomat on Thursday congratulated newly appointed Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro «Teddy Boy» Locsin Jr., noting the warming relations between the two countries.
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China's top diplomat congratulates new DFA chief Locsin

China's top diplomat on Thursday congratulated newly appointed Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro «Teddy Boy» Locsin Jr., noting the warming relations between the two countries.

Sweden to interrogate oil firm over human rights violation in South Sudan

October 18, 2018 (LONDON) - The Swedish centre-left government Thursday approved the prosecutor's application to question Lundin Petroleum's chairman, Ian Lundin, and CEO, Alex Schneiter, for gross human rights violations in South Sudan. In 2010, Swedish pro
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Sweden to interrogate oil firm over human rights violation in South Sudan

October 18, 2018 (LONDON) - The Swedish centre-left government Thursday approved the prosecutor's application to question Lundin Petroleum's chairman, Ian Lundin, and CEO, Alex Schneiter, for gross human rights violations in South Sudan. In 2010, Swedish prosecutor opened a preliminary investigation into Lundin Petroleum's activities in Sudan and South Sudan after a report by the European Coalition on Oil in Sudan (ECOS) said the company was possibly complicit in human rights abuses in Block (...) - News / South Sudan, Oil - Petroleum, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Pompeo reportedly heard audio of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday that Pompeo 'has neither heard a tape nor has he seen a transcript related to Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.'
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Pompeo reportedly heard audio of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday that Pompeo 'has neither heard a tape nor has he seen a transcript related to Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.'

Royal tour: Meghan Markle changes into Roksanda Ilinčić dress for school visit

The Duchess of Sussex looked regal in a $1,615 pleated maxi-dress by Martin Grant in Sydney this morning, before she changed into a Roksanda Ilinčić design for a school visit.
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Royal tour: Meghan Markle changes into Roksanda Ilinčić dress for school visit

The Duchess of Sussex looked regal in a $1,615 pleated maxi-dress by Martin Grant in Sydney this morning, before she changed into a Roksanda Ilinčić design for a school visit.

'Body snatching' scandal as corpse of British husband returned to UK from Egypt without vital organs

Heartbroken wife Lynda Humphries, 59, said she ‘wants answers’ after it emerged David sought medical help in Hurghada before he died. A second post-mortem found his organs had been removed.
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'Body snatching' scandal as corpse of British husband returned to UK from Egypt without vital organs

Heartbroken wife Lynda Humphries, 59, said she ‘wants answers’ after it emerged David sought medical help in Hurghada before he died. A second post-mortem found his organs had been removed.

Trump promises 'severe' punishment for the Saudis if they murdered Jamal Khashoggi

President Trump admitted Thursday that Jamal Khashoggi is probably dead, as hope that the missing journalist would turn up alive dissipated.
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Trump promises 'severe' punishment for the Saudis if they murdered Jamal Khashoggi

President Trump admitted Thursday that Jamal Khashoggi is probably dead, as hope that the missing journalist would turn up alive dissipated.

Harry and Meghan head to school in Sydney after Bondi Beach visit

After thrilling thousands of royal fans at Bondi Beach on Friday morning, Harry and Meghan headed to Macarthur Girls school in Parramatta to talk to year nine students about the girls' social justice project.
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Harry and Meghan head to school in Sydney after Bondi Beach visit

After thrilling thousands of royal fans at Bondi Beach on Friday morning, Harry and Meghan headed to Macarthur Girls school in Parramatta to talk to year nine students about the girls' social justice project.

UK researchers link consumption of junk memes to teen obesity & other ‘unhealthy’ habits

Hopping on the “blame the memes” bandwagon, UK researchers have sent a letter to Parliament warning that kids are learning poor health habits from the memes they share on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK researchers link consumption of junk memes to teen obesity & other ‘unhealthy’ habits

Hopping on the “blame the memes” bandwagon, UK researchers have sent a letter to Parliament warning that kids are learning poor health habits from the memes they share on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com

PINK POLITICS

By: Nefretery Marin I grew up in a very political family. On my father’s side they were always extreme RED. On my mother’s side total BLUE. As a child, many politicians
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PINK POLITICS

By: Nefretery Marin I grew up in a very political family. On my father’s side they were always extreme RED. On my mother’s side total BLUE. As a child, many politicians

Davis shines as Pelicans rout Rockets in season opener

Anthony Davis scored 32 points and Elfrid Payton finished with a triple double as the New Orleans Pelicans got their NBA season off to a roaring start by clobbering the Houston Rockets 131-112 on Wednesday.  
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Davis shines as Pelicans rout Rockets in season opener

Anthony Davis scored 32 points and Elfrid Payton finished with a triple double as the New Orleans Pelicans got their NBA season off to a roaring start by clobbering the Houston Rockets 131-112 on Wednesday.  

Kevin Belingon predicts a hometown-like Filipino crowd against Bibiano Fernandes in Singapore

Now more than ever, Belingon is banking on crowd support when he takes on Fernandes in their highly anticipated rematch.
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Kevin Belingon predicts a hometown-like Filipino crowd against Bibiano Fernandes in Singapore

Now more than ever, Belingon is banking on crowd support when he takes on Fernandes in their highly anticipated rematch.

Lakers must choose between winning now and building for future --Barkley

LOS ANGELES -- The LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers will face the tough task of deciding whether to contend for a title this season or give their young core the on-court experience they need to develop as players, NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley said on
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Lakers must choose between winning now and building for future --Barkley

LOS ANGELES -- The LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers will face the tough task of deciding whether to contend for a title this season or give their young core the on-court experience they need to develop as players, NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley said on Thursday.

Former FBI agent jailed for leaking bureau’s ‘secret rules’ to Intercept

A former FBI agent in Minnesota has been sentenced to four years in prison and three years of supervised release for leaking documents about the bureau’s practices, some of them classified, to The Intercept. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Former FBI agent jailed for leaking bureau’s ‘secret rules’ to Intercept

A former FBI agent in Minnesota has been sentenced to four years in prison and three years of supervised release for leaking documents about the bureau’s practices, some of them classified, to The Intercept. Read Full Article at RT.com

Bolton and Kelly exchange profanities outside Oval Office over immigration policy

A heated, obscenity-filled exchange over immigration between the chief of staff John Kelly and national security adviser John Bolton has shocked the aides in the West Wing, sparking fears of possible White House reshuffling. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Bolton and Kelly exchange profanities outside Oval Office over immigration policy

A heated, obscenity-filled exchange over immigration between the chief of staff John Kelly and national security adviser John Bolton has shocked the aides in the West Wing, sparking fears of possible White House reshuffling. Read Full Article at RT.com

Shah holds talks with allies to find Parrikar's successor

Though the state unit of the BJP has repeatedly maintained that the party is not considering any possibility of change in leadership, Shah held one-on-one meetings with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party’s Ramkrishna Dhavalikar and Goa Forward Party’s Vijai S
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Shah holds talks with allies to find Parrikar's successor

Though the state unit of the BJP has repeatedly maintained that the party is not considering any possibility of change in leadership, Shah held one-on-one meetings with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party’s Ramkrishna Dhavalikar and Goa Forward Party’s Vijai Sardesai. He also met health minister Vishwajit Rane and speaker Pramod Sawant—both aspirants for the chief minister’s post.

Six brand new PT-6 aircraft purchased from China joins SLAF fleet

Six brand new PT-6 aircraft purchased from the China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) for primary training of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has joined the SLAF fleet.
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Six brand new PT-6 aircraft purchased from China joins SLAF fleet

Six brand new PT-6 aircraft purchased from the China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) for primary training of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has joined the SLAF fleet.

Some elements trying to belittle probe: Presidential Advisors

Two Presidential advisors yesterday charged that there was an attempt by certain politicians and officials to belittle the investigations into the alleged attempt to assassinate President Maithjripala Sirisena and former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa a
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Some elements trying to belittle probe: Presidential Advisors

Two Presidential advisors yesterday charged that there was an attempt by certain politicians and officials to belittle the investigations into the alleged attempt to assassinate President Maithjripala Sirisena and former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and thereby thwart the successful conclusion of the probe.

Warning sign boards removed following social media protests

The sign boards which were displayed in the premises of the Koggala Martin Wickremesinghe Museum and Children Park by the Community Police Unit in Habaraduwa restricting tourists with swim-wear, were removed by the police following objections by the people o
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Warning sign boards removed following social media protests

The sign boards which were displayed in the premises of the Koggala Martin Wickremesinghe Museum and Children Park by the Community Police Unit in Habaraduwa restricting tourists with swim-wear, were removed by the police following objections by the people on social media, police said.

How to Hide a Kitchen

Not every homeowner with an open floor plan wants to spotlight the kitchen. Here, a designer put the emphasis on a big room’s dining spot, while the kitchen strategically recedes.
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How to Hide a Kitchen

Not every homeowner with an open floor plan wants to spotlight the kitchen. Here, a designer put the emphasis on a big room’s dining spot, while the kitchen strategically recedes.

Addicted to Audio: Why Music Obsessives Blow Their 401Ks Chasing Down Vintage Gear

Vintage-audio collectors are on the hunt for coveted, ancient and pricey components to make their classic stereo systems sing. Here, how to start exploring and avoid the pitfalls.
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Addicted to Audio: Why Music Obsessives Blow Their 401Ks Chasing Down Vintage Gear

Vintage-audio collectors are on the hunt for coveted, ancient and pricey components to make their classic stereo systems sing. Here, how to start exploring and avoid the pitfalls.

Winnipeg police chief apologizes to Indigenous community at final MMIW hearing

As one of the final witnesses at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth apologized for his force’s record when it comes to protecting the city’s large Indigenous population.
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Winnipeg police chief apologizes to Indigenous community at final MMIW hearing

As one of the final witnesses at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth apologized for his force’s record when it comes to protecting the city’s large Indigenous population.

Putin is absolutely against isolationism in international relations - Kremlin

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov also noted that Putin values his partners’ «ability to take responsibility for their words»
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Putin is absolutely against isolationism in international relations - Kremlin

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov also noted that Putin values his partners’ «ability to take responsibility for their words»

Adverse weather and rain due to affect many areas in Saudi Arabia

Author: Zaynab KhojjiID: 1539885220953909600Thu, 2018-10-18 20:53 LONDON: Forecasters predicted Thursday that many areas in Saudi Arabia will experience rain and thunderstorms over the next few days. The Saudi General Authority for Meteorology an
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Adverse weather and rain due to affect many areas in Saudi Arabia

Author: Zaynab KhojjiID: 1539885220953909600Thu, 2018-10-18 20:53 LONDON: Forecasters predicted Thursday that many areas in Saudi Arabia will experience rain and thunderstorms over the next few days. The Saudi General Authority for Meteorology and Environment Protection said that windy weather and moderate to heavy thunderstorms are expected to affect the regions of Jazan and Asir on Friday. Elevated areas in Najran, Al-Baha, Makkah, and Madinah are also due to be affected by thunderstorms and winds. The Northern Border region, Al-Jawf, Hail and Qassim will experience moderate rainfall that will extend to Riyadh, the Eastern Province, and Hafr Al-Batin. Coastal areas in the Makkah region are due to experience light rain from Saturday onwards, and the amount of rainfall might increase by Monday. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: ADVERSE WEATHERrainthunderstorms 27 dead in floods, landslides on Indonesia’s Sumatra islandFlash floods kill at least 13 people in southwest France

FaceOf: Tariq bin Abdul Aziz Al-Faris, mayor of Riyadh

Author: Fri, 2018-10-19 00:20 Tariq bin Abdul Aziz Al-Faris is the mayor of Riyadh and CEO of the Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA). Among other responsibilities, Al-Faris is tasked with doubling efforts to achieve the Kingdom’s aspirations based o
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FaceOf: Tariq bin Abdul Aziz Al-Faris, mayor of Riyadh

Author: Fri, 2018-10-19 00:20 Tariq bin Abdul Aziz Al-Faris is the mayor of Riyadh and CEO of the Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA). Among other responsibilities, Al-Faris is tasked with doubling efforts to achieve the Kingdom’s aspirations based on the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020 and implementing the roadmap toward Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030. On Thursday, ADA and Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) signed a cooperation agreement with International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for the participation of Riyadh city in the “KPIs Project” within 50 cities around the world. In 1984, Al-Faris earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Arizona in Tucson, US. He furthered his studies in this field in 1986,  attaining his master’s degree in civil engineering.  When he returned to Saudi Arabia in 1986 he joined ADA as a civil engineer. In 1988, he was appointed assistant director of the King Fahd Road Project and the Governance Palace Development Project.  In 1994 Al-Faris was promoted to director of ADA’s Projects Management Department. In subsequent promotions Al-Faris became ADA’s director general of construction in 1999, and then ADA’s director general of urban facilities in 2009. Prior to being appointed mayor of Riyadh in February of this year, Al-Faris served as vice president of ADA and as vice minister of municipal and rural affairs. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: FaceOf FaceOf: Nasser Alkahtani, executive director of the Arab Gulf Development ProgramFaceOf: Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Fawzan, secretary-general of King Abdul Aziz Center for National DialogueFaceOf: Mazen Aljasser, Saudi Exports Development Authority executiveFaceOf: Prince Mohammed bin Nawwaf, Saudi ambassador to the UK and Ireland

Saudi foreign minister receives German envoy

Author: Fri, 2018-10-19 00:34 Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir received on Thursday German Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Jörg Ranau in Riyadh. During the meeting, Al-Jubeir received a copy of his credentials as ambassador to the Kingdom
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Saudi foreign minister receives German envoy

Author: Fri, 2018-10-19 00:34 Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir received on Thursday German Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Jörg Ranau in Riyadh. During the meeting, Al-Jubeir received a copy of his credentials as ambassador to the Kingdom in preparation for submission to King Salman. The reception was attended by Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Protocol Affairs Azzam bin Abdulkarim Al-Qain. The Saudi-German partnership is more important now than ever before because regional and international challenges have increased. The full restoration of peace and stability in the Middle East is a shared objective.  Germany stands with its regional partners, including Saudi Arabia, to do whatever it can to assist in the restoration of peace and security, across the world in general and in the region in particular. Germany is also a committed partner of the global coalition against Daesh, the focus of which is to ensure that their military defeat is sustainable by stabilizing liberated areas, facilitating the return of internally displaced people and tackling the root causes of the emergence of the terror group. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: Saudi ArabiaGermany Saudi-German ties assume new dimension of dynamism, cordialityDiplomaticQuarter: Week-long German tour for best Saudi, Bahraini entrepreneurs

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