Friday, 1st December 2023

French court

10 Jun
A court in France sentenced a man to 18 years in prison on Friday for stabbing and then burning alive his 15-year-old girlfriend.
14 Apr
France's top constitutional court is to rule Friday on whether to approve President Emmanuel Macron's deeply unpopular pensions overhaul after months of protests.


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A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter crashed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State, on Friday morning.
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The Federal Government on Thursday announced that a new minimum wage regime would come into effect on April 1, 2024.
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Iran on Friday blamed Israel and the United States for a resumption of fighting in the Gaza Strip. "After killing more than 15,000 Palestinians, the Zionist vampires have started a new round of killing under the continued support of the American government," Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said in a post on X, formerly…
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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Thursday arraigned twelve officers before the agency's disciplinary panel for various offenses.
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A German court on Thursday sentenced a Gambian man to life in prison over his participation in a death squad that assassinated opponents of former dictator Yahya Jammeh, including an AFP journalist. Bai Lowe was convicted of crimes against humanity, murder and attempted murder for his role as a driver for the hit squad known…
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At a jail in northwestern Spain, a sole female inmate played football with 21 male convicts, part of a push towards mixed prison living that remains rare in Europe. "Let go of the ball!" Ambra, a 25-year-old Albanian who did not want to give her surname, shouted at one of her male teammates. She pushed…
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A 59-year-old man was executed in the US state of Oklahoma on Thursday for a double murder that he claimed was committed in self-defence. Phillip Hancock was put to death by lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said. The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board…
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The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC), has fined the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), N500 million over inaccuracy and irregularities in its audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018. The Council also suspended the FRC registration number- FRC/2017/CIANG/00000016699 of the NIMASA Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh and the certifiers…
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Gazans were fleeing their homes and rushing their dead and wounded to hospitals after fresh Israeli strikes on Friday, as combat resumed between Israel and Hamas following the expiry of a week-long truce. An agreement on extending the pause in fighting -- under which aid flows into Gaza had increased and scores of Israeli hostages…
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South Korea will launch its first military spy satellite early Saturday on a SpaceX rocket, Seoul's defence ministry said, intensifying a space race on the peninsula after Pyongyang launched its first military eye in the sky last month. Seoul's reconnaissance satellite, carried by one of Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets, will lift off from…