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Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report

Human Rights Watch says thousands of children were detained in distressing conditions by military over last six yearsThe Nigerian military arrested thousands of children it suspected of involvement with Boko Haram, holding them in...

Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report

Source: theguardian.com

| Nigeria insists Boko Haram 'defeated' after 10-year insurgency Nigeria's presidency claimed Boko Haram's 10-year-old insurgency had been "defeated" but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat....
00:51, 2019-08-01

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-07-07

| Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp....
10:00, 2019-06-28

Extremist attack kills more than 60 people in Nigeria; Boko Haram suspected Last week marked the grim 10-year anniversary of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, which has killed tens of thousands of people.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

| Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said....
00:51, 2019-08-01

Boko Haram Is Back. With Better Drones. After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military....
06:00, 2019-09-14

Boko Haram Is Back. And They Now Have Better Drones. After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military....
23:00, 2019-09-13

Opinion: Boko Haram — no end in sight Ten years ago, the radical Boko Haram sect became a terror organisation and embarked on a trail of murder and mayhem that continues today. The Nigerian government has learnt little from past mistakes, says Thomas Mösch....
11:51, 2019-08-01

How To Beat Boko Haram? Treat Women Better, Analysts Say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned Tuesday....
15:01, 2019-05-21

| How to beat Boko Haram? Treat women better, analysts say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned....
14:34, 2019-05-22

The Story of the Boko Haram Schoolgirls, by a Reporter Who Takes It Personally “Beneath the Tamarind Tree,” by Isha Sesay, weaves an account of the Nigerian girls’ kidnapping with the story of her own mother, another African girl determined to get an education....
11:51, 2019-07-09

Report says accused Nigeria children enduring harsh treatment A new report Tuesday said thousands of Nigerian children are being held in squalor conditions as the terrorist group Boko Haram preys on them to participate in violent activity....
16:51, 2019-09-11

Four foreigners detained for militant links in Malaysia Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
02:51, 2019-07-20

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
06:34, 2019-06-03

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the future....
14:32, 2019-05-21

| Syria Kurds hand over three ISIS-linked children to Nigeria Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria has handed over three siblings linked with the Islamic State group to Nigeria, the first such repatriation to the African country, an official says....
22:00, 2019-09-05

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the House of Representatives voted to fund an emergency ...
17:51, 2019-06-28

Among the 3,000 detained by Indian authorities in Kashmir: children India has detained thousands in the name of public order since it stripped the region of its autonomy. “There is an atmosphere of fear in every house,” said one mother, adding that she did not know why her son was detained. “If they can pick up children, they can do anything.”...
10:34, 2019-08-30

US to remove limit on how long immigrant children can be detained US moves to hold families in detention until immigration cases are completed, which could be much longer than current 20-day limitThe Trump administration announced on Wednesday a plan to eliminate a federal court agreement and replace it with a regulation that would allow the government to indefini...
02:17, 2019-08-22

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is still pushing its abominable efforts to punish and ...
03:17, 2019-07-19

US government lawyer: detained children do not need soap and blankets – video Soap, toothbrushes and blankets are some of the items migrant children detained in the US do not need, a Trump administration official has claimed. Sarah Fabian, a lawyer for the US Department of Justice, argued at the US court of appeals for the ninth circuit that such children do not always requir...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Poor Conditions Persist for Migrant Children Detained at the Border, Democrats Say Republican members of the House Oversight Committee disputed those characterizations, but the allegations renewed scrutiny over the treatment of migrant children....
04:34, 2019-08-30

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and other basic needs, court rules Trump administration had argued that officials were not required to provide hygiene productsMigrant children detained by the US government must have access to soap, toothpaste and other basic hygiene products, as well as edible food, clean water and places to sleep, a panel of judges has ruled.The a...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Despite Child Flu Deaths, U.S. Government Refuses to Vaccinate Children Detained in Border Camps Families detained along the U.S.-Mexico border in cramped holding centers are being left completely vulnerable to the flu, CNBC reported Thursday. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently not vaccinating detainees against the viral disease, nor do they plan to before the upcoming flu season ...
11:00, 2019-08-21

Mom, three young children found slain in Georgia home A mom and her three small children were killed in a possible stabbing inside their Georgia home overnight, according to a new report. Jerrica Spellman, 29, and her children — who range in age from less than a year old to 3 years old — were killed in their South Columbus home within the E...
18:51, 2019-07-18

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests over equality teaching....
20:51, 2019-05-22

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human settlement...
22:17, 2019-08-02

Teva to launch generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children will be available in most retail pharmacies at a price of $300 for a 2-pack....
15:17, 2019-08-20

Georgia man arrested for fatally stabbing three young children, mother NBC NEWS – Police arrested and charged a man in the murder of three young children and their mother on Wednesday night in Columbus, Georgia. Responding to a report of violence, Columbus police found Jerrica Spellman, 29, and her children, 3-year-old King Jackson, 1-year-old Kensley Jackson, an...
21:00, 2019-07-18

At Least 16 People, Including 13 Young Children, Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan At least two of the victims, including one of the young students, had life-threatening wounds. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7....
03:51, 2019-05-28

Weight Watchers under fire for selling diets to children as young as age eight Some Weight Watchers loyalists applaud Kurbo by WW. But nutritionists worry Kurbo promotes an unhealthy relationship with food during an especially impressionable time....
18:51, 2019-08-19

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Teva launches generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday made its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children available in most retail pharmacies at $300 for a 2-pack....
20:51, 2019-08-20

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin supplements...
16:17, 2019-06-05

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
13:34, 2019-09-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
04:17, 2019-05-22

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the president has given permission do you see kids put in cages or detained in tent cities like this one," O'Ro...
03:51, 2019-06-28

Mother, 3 young children found fatally stabbed inside Georgia apartment, police say A 29-year-old mother and three young children were found fatally stabbed Wednesday night inside an apartment in Columbus, Ga., according to a report....
06:17, 2019-07-18

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” and hundreds of thousands displaced, a senior humanitarian official said on Thursday. ...
00:34, 2019-06-07

Man Who Poured Water on Baidu Chief Detained: Report The man who poured water on Robin Li Yanhong, Co-founder and Chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu, during its "Create AI Developer Conference" was detained....
11:51, 2019-07-04

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting prostitutes....
05:51, 2019-08-24

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
03:17, 2019-08-23

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Superb Asisat Oshoala goal helps Nigeria win A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helps earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women's World Cup - and all but end South Korea's hopes of reaching the knockout stage....
20:34, 2019-06-12

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
17:34, 2019-05-21

'Autistic children as young as 11 held in isolation for years' Children as young as 11 are being locked in isolation for years on end by NHS hospitals, as a means of caring for those with autism and learning difficulty, watchdogs have found....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
10:51, 2019-06-13

A third of young people polled by UN, report being a victim of online bullying Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school because of it. Those are some of the key findings in a new poll released on Wednesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Special Representative on...
10:51, 2019-09-04

Four in 10 young European Jews have considered emigrating over fears of anti-Semitism, report says Nearly half of young Jewish Europeans have considered moving away from their home countries out of fear for their safety amid a rise in anti-Semitic incidents on the continent, according to a new repo......
13:17, 2019-07-06

250 young migrants living in atrocious conditions at Texas border facility: report About 250 migrant children and teens are being held in inhumane conditions at a Texas Border Patrol station — some walking around without diapers and going weeks without bathing, according to a report Friday. The disturbing details emerged following interviews lawyers conducted Thursday with 60 of t...
20:51, 2019-06-21

Prince Andrew was seen getting foot massage from young woman at Epstein's apartment – report Incident was recounted in an email exchange between a prominent US literary agent and author Evgeny MorozovPrince Andrew was seen inside the New York apartment of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein getting a foot massage from a young woman, according to an email exchange between a prominent US lite...
22:51, 2019-08-23

UK children least happy than they have been in a decade, says report Childhood happiness has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, with nearly a quarter of UK children discontent with their lives, according to a charity's new research....
19:00, 2019-08-28

'A remarkable young man': 7th grader donates $15K from hog auction to children's hospital Ohio seventh grader Diesel Pippert donated $15,000 in livestock premiums to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, according to his school district.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-20

Prince Andrew got a foot massage from ‘young Russian women’ at Jeffrey Epstein’s pad: report Prince Andrew was spotted getting a foot massage from two young Russian women inside Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion, a report said Thursday. Literary agent John Brockman said in a 2013 email that he saw Randy Andy getting the rubdown “from two young well-dressed Russian women” during a vi...
10:17, 2019-08-23

Venezuela rejects UN report accusing officials sending death squads to kill young men Government figures showed that deaths ascribed to criminals resisting arrest numbered 5,287 last year and 1,569 by May 19 this year. The U.N. report said many of them appeared to be extrajudicial executions....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Millions of children in conflicts need psychological help: report More than 420 million children live in conflict zones, according to a new study. Humanitarian groups have called on countries to do more to preserve childhood, including providing assistance and much-needed funds....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
04:34, 2019-07-17

New Jersey firefighters fill pool of young cancer patient whose parents couldn’t afford it: report New Jersey firefighters elected to fill the pool of the family of a young cancer patient for free after the family said they couldn’t afford to fill it all the way to spare money for son’s treatment.  ...
12:17, 2019-07-16

Children in UK living in shipping containers, report finds Children in England are growing up in shipping containers, office blocks, and bed and breakfasts, a report into youth homelessness has found, as authorities around the country struggle to combat the country's crippling housing crisis....
19:34, 2019-08-21

Report: Separated migrant children suffered trauma A study found that migrant children who were separated from their parents last year suffered post-traumatic stress and other mental health problems. Child psychiatrist Dr. Louis Kraus details the trauma the children may have suffered. (Sept. 4)        ...
05:00, 2019-09-05

WHO/UNICEF report: Almost 20M children weren't vaccinated in 2018 Nearly 20 million children worldwide were not properly vaccinated last year, leading to greater concern about potential outbreaks of preventable illnesses, a new U.N. report said....
03:17, 2019-07-17

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
07:17, 2019-06-16

At least 18 migrant children under age 2 separated from parents, House report finds At least 18 infants and toddlers under two years old were separated from their parents at the border since late 2017 and had not been reunited with family as of June last year, according to a report on the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy released Friday by the House ...
07:51, 2019-07-13

UN Chief's Report On Children Caught In Violence "Selective", Says India India has strongly expressed its disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres, in his recent report, including situations in India that are neither armed conflicts nor a threat to international......
16:51, 2019-08-03

YouTube algorithm pushes videos with children to pedophiles, report says YouTube’s content recommendation algorithm has created an “open gate for pedophiles” by pushing videos featuring children, according to a New York Times report....
08:51, 2019-06-04

New UN report shows record number of children killed and maimed in conflict A new UN report has found that 2018 was the worst year on record for children caught up in armed conflict; the year saw the highest numbers killed or maimed since the United Nations began monitoring the violation....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victims as a “sex cult.” The alleged neglect...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Homeless Children Are Being Housed in Shipping Containers, English Report Finds A lack of affordable housing and changes to welfare benefits crisis have resulted in tens of thousands of children being forced to live in temporary facilities....
01:17, 2019-08-22

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
08:34, 2019-06-02

UN report on Syria conflict highlights inhumane detention of women and children As the people of north-west Syria face intensifying violence, tens of thousands of women and children continue to be kept in “inhumane conditions” in a remote camp on the other side of the country, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Wednesday....
01:34, 2019-09-12

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
12:34, 2019-07-11

Separated migrant children experience 'heightened feelings of anxiety', says report – live HHS inspector general concluded children affected by Trump’s family separation policy exhibited more fear and post-traumatic stressSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.05pm BST That’s it from me today. My west coast colleague, Maanvi Singh, will be taking over the blog for the nex...
23:17, 2019-09-04

Idaho police arrest couple after finding children in cockroach-infested home: report An Idaho couple is facing multiple charges after investigators said they found four children living in a home infested with thousands of cockroaches – both dead and alive – and hundreds of spiders, according to a police report....
01:51, 2019-08-22

'Ticking time bomb': Photos in U.S. report show families, children crammed into border facilities Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest U.S. border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Cameron Young relishing US Open stage as young gun: ‘I should belong’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 22-year-old amateur playing in his first professional tournament at this week’s U.S. Open, walked onto the Pebble Beach practice range Tuesday looking for a place to hit balls. There was one open spot: Right next to Tiger Woods. “I was not about to take that spot,’’ Camero...
15:00, 2019-06-13

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
22:51, 2019-07-31

How young is too young to wear makeup? A John Lewis and Mac masterclass for children has been cancelled after an outcry. Is there a right age to start experimenting with lipstick – and should schools be banning it?How young is too young to start wearing makeup? That’s the question being asked in the beauty world after John Lewis and Mac ...
02:51, 2019-08-08

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebola response; a UN expert calls for an end to violat...
23:51, 2019-07-15

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five lucky children will win a trip to get shaved at the...
16:17, 2019-06-03

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)        ...
23:00, 2019-09-06

More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health (Reuters Health) - No one can say if it's the walks or the unconditional love, but there's something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with better heart health, suggests a study in eastern Europe....
00:00, 2019-09-14

Britain's Saga links up with Goldman to tap over-50s savings Saga, the British tourism and insurance firm for the over-50s, said on Tuesday it ways teaming up with Goldman Sachs on savings products, as part of a drive to revive its bottom line after a profit warning in April....
08:51, 2019-06-11

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links to the far right.In a joint statement, police and ...
02:51, 2019-06-17

| MIT professor quits in protest over lab links to Epstein The head of a research centre at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has said he will quit in protest after the revelation of financial ties between the institution and disgraced hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein....
15:51, 2019-08-22

Eurosport links up with International Swimming League "Eurosport’s approach to telling the stories of Olympic athletes all year round will continue in the lead up to Tokyo 2020 with the acquisition of rights to the new International Swimming League (ISL) competition for the next two years."...
00:51, 2019-08-27

Pebble Beach: A guide to the historic links The 119th U.S Open tees off at one of the most iconic courses anywhere in the world. Players say "it's more beautiful in person than I could've imagined."...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Turkey seeks 176 officers over links to US-based cleric Turkey’s state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued warrants for the detention of 176 serving military officers over suspected links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric who is blamed by Ankara for a failed coup attempt in 2016...
10:34, 2019-07-09

Malaysian cabinet minister denies links to sex video Malaysia's economic affairs minister Mohamed Azmin Ali on Wednesday denied links to a sex video purporting to show him with a man, saying the allegation was an attempt to end his political career....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Archbishop tried to discredit BBC film on church links to abuse Cardinal Vincent Nichols filed formal complaint over 2003 programme, documents showThe most senior Catholic leader in England and Wales went to extraordinary lengths to try to discredit a BBC documentary on child sexual abuse and its cover-up by the church, the Guardian can disclose.Cardinal Vincent...
18:51, 2019-07-24

What links prayers at 6am with 0 degrees longitude? The Weekend quiz From a rainbow to a bank robber, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which Nazi leader died in Paddington in 1981?2 What are produced at La Masia and La Fábrica?3 In publishing, what does ISBN stand for?4 Adopted in 1625, what symbol is the Dannebrog?5 Gabriele Münter was a founder member of ...
09:00, 2019-07-20

New genetic links to same-sex behavior found in huge study The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay....
20:34, 2019-08-30

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
15:51, 2019-05-22

Jeweller Links of London in race to find new owner Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery chains, is racing to secure a buyer within days‎ as its crisis-hit owner seeks to offload the business....
10:51, 2019-08-23

What links a Beetle, a Darracq and a Fury? The Weekend quiz From the fastest shark to the Long Count calendar, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was photographed, for the first time, in M87?2 Who “always hated me. For what, I don’t know”?3 The Sycamore Gap tree stands in a dip in what landmark? 4 Jacline Mouraud is credited as a founder of whic...
11:17, 2019-05-25

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
21:00, 2019-07-18

South Korean man under investigation for links to Islamic State A South Korean man is under investigation on charges of stealing a device used in military explosives while serving in the Army and collecting or uploading video clips related to the Islamic State militant group....
12:17, 2019-07-05

What links Diggers, Ranters and Muggletonians? The Weekend quiz From Edward Hopper to Highland, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who denied his divinity on 1 January 1946?2 Originally, who would have received an “accolade”?3 Used in sport, what is an Acme Thunderer?4 Which novelist was an eminent lepidopterist?5 Most Trojan asteroids share which planet...
08:34, 2019-06-08

Prominent MIT professor resigns in protest over lab's links to Epstein Ethan Zuckerman announced he was leaving after it was revealed MIT Media Lab director took money from financierA prominent professor at the MIT Media Lab has announced he is resigning from the prestigious research centre in protest after it was revealed its director took money from the disgraced fin...
02:17, 2019-08-22

New genetic links to same-sex sexuality found in huge study The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay.        ...
05:00, 2019-08-30

F.B.I. Wants to Interrogate Egyptian Man in Brazil, Citing Qaeda Links Brazil says it “stands ready to cooperate” with the F.B.I. seeks to interrogate an Egyptian man linked to planning attacks against the United States....
05:00, 2019-08-13

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
03:34, 2019-06-30

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 now links up with Windows and Mac PCs via supercharged DeX app Samsung has officially unleashed its new DeX app which allows you to hook up a Galaxy Note 10 to a Windows PC or Mac, and use the phone in a desktop environment (effectively on top of the desktop OS – with added benefits which we’ll come onto momentarily).If all this is new to you, let...
19:00, 2019-08-21

With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the Royal Shakespeare Company | Mark Rylance I’m leaving the RSC because of its sponsorship deal with the fossil-fuel giant. What would Shakespeare have made of this?• Mark Rylance is an actor, director and playwright• Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorshipAs a teenager, disenchanted with religion, I turned to Shakespeare for ethica...
19:17, 2019-06-21

Study links low-dose aspirin to bleeding inside the skull People without a history of heart disease and stroke who took low-dose aspirin were more likely to experience bleeding inside the skull, according to a new study....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Study links certain metabolites to stem cell function in the intestine MIT biologists have discovered an unexpected effect of a ketogenic, or fat-rich, diet: They showed that high levels of ketone bodies, molecules produced by the breakdown of fat, help the intestine to maintain a large pool of adult stem cells, which are crucial for keeping the intestinal lining healt...
19:17, 2019-08-22

More evidence links ultra-processed foods to health harms (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of ultra-processed foods are more likely to develop heart disease and to die sooner than those who stick with foods in their original form, two large studies conclude....
03:17, 2019-06-06

What links Conrad Black and Patty Hearst? The Weekend quiz From a meat dress to yellowcake, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which Beatles song was inspired by a headline in American Rifleman, the NRA magazine?2 Priceless Blake won what derby in June?3 What is the highest point in England outside the Lake District?4 Who proclaimed the “end of hist...
14:51, 2019-08-03

Professor who links vaccines to autism funded through university portal Chris Exley, who says aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, has raised more than £22,000A British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vaccines is linked to autism has raised more than £22,000 to support his work through a Keele University online donations portal, the Guardian can reveal.Pr...
13:00, 2019-06-01

Brexit party MEPs’ links to alt-right media agenda exposed Nigel Farage and his MEPs have appeared on shows hosting conspiracy theorists and Holocaust deniersBrexit party politicians appeared on programmes that have hosted conspiracy theorists and promoted the views of prominent figures on the hard right, an analysis has found.Nigel Farage’s party, which wo...
15:34, 2019-08-18

German military rejects dozens of candidates over extremist links The German army has turned down 63 applicants over the past two years after they failed security checks. Islamists, far-right, alt-left supporters and ex-offenders were all excluded....
13:17, 2019-07-21

French officials call for probe into Epstein’s ‘links with France’ France’s government wants to launch an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein and his reported “links” to the European country — where he maintained a residence and visited often. The probe was first suggested on Monday by Innocence Endangered, a French NGO that defends children&...
08:34, 2019-08-13

'Boorish and self-centred': little love for Prince Andrew over Epstein links Duke denies any wrongdoing but revelations continue to make uncomfortable reading Randy Andy, Air Miles Andy, and now the Duke of Hazard: headline writers have always found evocative ways to shorthand the Queen’s second son at different stages in his royal career.As the Duke of York, 59, is spotted ...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
22:17, 2019-08-13

Mike Ashley continues shopping spree with Links of London bid The high street tycoon Mike Ashley is continuing his unprecedented acquisition spree by tabling a bid to acquire Links of London, the struggling jewellery chain....
19:34, 2019-09-09

What links Tulip, Carnation, Bulldozer and Jeans? The Weekend quiz From Coronation Street to Shakespeare, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 The British Guiana 1c Magenta is the world’s most valuable what?2 Which literary dame appeared in Coronation Street in 1961?3 Which shy mammals might gather in a cete?4 The Diadochi fought for control over whose empire...
13:51, 2019-07-13

US State Department Suspends Employee With White Nationalist Links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were......
14:17, 2019-08-09

Vulture fund Hilco shops for Links of London chain The vulture fund which presided over HMV's collapse into administration last year is plotting a rescue bid for Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery retailers....
16:17, 2019-09-04

Video reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris Johnson Far-right activist claimed he helped with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech as foreign secretaryBoris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fearsNew evidence suggesting close links between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump’s controversial former campaign manager Steve Bannon can...
01:17, 2019-06-23

No 'gay gene', but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behavior has confirmed there is no single "gay gene" but that a complex mix of genetics and environment affects whether a person has same-sex sexual partners....
05:00, 2019-08-30

What links Hoover, Landon, Willkie and Dewey? The Weekend quiz From Dorothy Parker to Lady Gaga, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who burned a million pounds on the island of Jura?2 Which countries signed the Anti-Comintern Pact in 1936?3 Who “make me sick… make me tired” in a Dorothy Parker poem?4 What cattle disease was declared eradicated in 2011?5...
13:51, 2019-07-06

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. Documents from Colombia’s prosecutor’s office show that Gen. Nicacio Martínez Espinel in 2005 signed off on at least s...
19:17, 2019-05-25

State Department suspends employee with white nationalist links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Windows 10 preview links bugs you find to existing feedback Microsoft is trying to make it easier for users to report bugs. The company has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview with an updated Feedback Hub that lets users find similar complaints. If you've stumbled upon a problem in a pre-release build, you'......
02:17, 2019-06-20

Northern Trust a reminder of Jeff McNeil’s former life on the links It was a tantalizing day of wondering what might have been for Jeff McNeil. Don’t, however, misconstrue that as it being a day with even a nanosecond of regret for the Mets’ sweet-swinging Mr. Versatility, who happens to be leading the major leagues in batting with a .339 average. “This,’’ McNeil to...
07:51, 2019-08-09

Lawmaker's Links Heighten Alarm Over Beijing's Reach in Australia An Australian lawmaker is facing a political backlash over her ties to Beijing-backed organizations, a sign of deepening sensitivities about perceived meddling by China in national affairs....
16:17, 2019-09-13

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
22:34, 2019-05-25

Golf Links Sports Complex renamed in honor of fallen soldier TUCSON – City leaders and the community will gather Friday morning to pay tribute to a fallen soldier by renaming Golf Links Sports Complex in his honor. The naming of Todd M. Harris Sports Complex will be at 8 a.m. at 2400 S. Craycroft Rd. Army Sgt. First Class Todd M. Harris was a graduate of Sahu...
16:17, 2019-07-19

New study links sugar-free sodas to higher risk of death Here’s some less-than refreshing news about soda: even sugar-free versions were associated with a higher risk of death in a study of 452,000 people in 10 countries. The study, published Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that people who drank two or more glasses of sof...
22:51, 2019-09-04

My chronic pain taught me about the links between the mind and body | Hannah Millington Standard therapies were not working. But once I discovered the role of the brain in physical pain, I began to mendChronic pain is an ongoing epidemic. It debilitates around 28 million adults in the UK alone. Yet society seems to have grown comfortable with there being no cure. Perhaps this is becaus...
12:34, 2019-07-01

Sadio Mané happy at Liverpool but says Real Madrid links are a ‘pleasure’ • Mané calls reaching second Champions League final ‘incredible’• Defeat in 2018 final and Premier League agony a motivationSadio Mané has said links with Real Madrid are not a distraction because he is happy at Liverpool and with their “incredible” appearance in a second successive Champions League...
19:17, 2019-05-29

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him to the case, prosecutors said. ...
08:34, 2019-07-18

London Luminary Dominic Jones Is Announced As Creative Director Of Links "What I hope to create with Links is a safe space to buy quality in design and craftsmanship, not to compete on price and offer commoditised products," Jones tells Vogue exclusively...
16:17, 2019-05-29

3 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh's Satna Over Alleged Terror-Funding Links Madhya Pradesh Police's Anti-Terror Squad has arrested three men in connection with a terror-funding case in Satna district. The arrests, which were carried out on Wednesday night, came after five......
13:51, 2019-08-22

Sane suffers injury in Community Shield amid Bayern links "Leroy Sane\u0027s proposed move to Bayern Munich could be in jeopardy after he was taken off injured before half-time of Man City\u0027s Community Shield clash with Liverpool."...
23:17, 2019-08-04

US justice department news briefing links to white nationalist website Email sent to immigration judges links to virulently anti-immigrant site full of antisemitic referencesThe US Department of Justice distributed a morning news briefing to immigration judges that contained a link to a white nationalist website riddled with antisemitic references.As first identified i...
22:51, 2019-08-23

8chan owner vows changes in House testimony over links to mass shootings 8chan, the online message board linked to several recent mass shootings, plans to restrict parts of the website during a "state of emergency," the site's owner Jim Watkins told a U.S. House panel in a written statement....
04:34, 2019-09-06

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a meeting with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have information helpful for his father...
17:00, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong authorities arrest men with triad gang links over mob attack Hong Kong police have arrested six men - some believed to have links to triad gangs - in connection to the violent mob attack on Sunday that saw dozens of masked men assaults civilians returning home after a pro-democracy demonstration....
20:17, 2019-07-23

Suspect in Berlin killing had links to Russian state security: Der Spiegel The suspect detained over the killing last week of a Georgian citizen in Berlin had a passport whose number linked him to Russian security services, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday....
13:51, 2019-08-30

Indonesia says militant's arrest reveals plots, new Islamic State links Indonesian police said on Tuesday a suspected militant arrested last week was plotting Independence Day bomb attacks and they suspect he was part of a network behind violence in the Philippines that also has ties to Islamic State in Afghanistan....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Reports find new Huawei web flaws, plus troubling links to Chinese intelligence Huawei continues to find itself on the wrong end of a sustained negative news cycle, with some of the latest revelations in new reports including assertions that new Huawei web application flaws have been found. Also, that troubling (and previously unknown) links exist between Huawei employees, the ...
03:00, 2019-07-09

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles, and then infer the nature and severity of injuries....
23:34, 2019-07-22

Lithuanian human chain links anti-Soviet and Hong Kong protesters As protesters formed human chains across Hong Kong on Friday, Ramunas Terleckas was out on the streets of Lithuania's capital Vilnius getting ready to commemorate the event which inspired them....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Who is the El Paso shooter? Investigators search for links, motive in anti-immigrant screed Patrick Crusius, 21, has been charged in the mass shooting that killed 20 at Walmart in El Paso. Police are investigating his ties to a hate-filled manifesto        ...
02:17, 2019-08-05

Matteo Salvini avoids questions over alleged League links to Russian money Absent from parliament, Italy’s deputy PM says his party did not ask for or take moneyItaly’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has avoided an interrogation in parliament over claims his far-right League party sought money from Russia.In Salvini’s absence, the allegations were addressed by the pr...
21:34, 2019-07-24

Court Documents Tie Huawei to Iran, Syria, Sudan, Describe Banking Links New details about the U.S. sanctions-busting case against Huawei Technologies emerged in court filings in Canada, including about the Chinese telecom giant’s alleged dealings in Iran, Syria and Sudan....
20:34, 2019-08-21

Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier: civil court filing A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of keeping her as a sex slave said one of the financier's associates had instructed her to have sex with at least a half-dozen prominent men, according to a court filing unsealed on Friday in a civil lawsuit....
12:00, 2019-08-10

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Commuting from Kent: HS1 links some of the county's best villages with London St Pancras in 19 minutes Southeastern is a rail company of two halves. Its very name conjures images of exhausted, exasperated passengers stranded on crowded platforms. It is, according to consumer group Which?, one of the worst rail operators in the country....
15:51, 2019-09-11

Washington Post columnist links Trump’s UK fashion choices to life missteps You can’t be a good statesman if you don’t know how to properly wear a tux. At least, that is the opinion of Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan, whose scathing June 5 article, tries to make that case....
17:17, 2019-06-07

Turkey orders arrest of 82 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu Turkey has ordered the arrest of 82 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of carrying out an attempted coup in 2016, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday....
09:17, 2019-07-02

Hypocritical Ohio law links nuke support to coal subsidies, cuts off renewables Enlarge / One of Ohio's nuclear power plants. (credit: Ohio State Senate) The incredibly low prices of new renewable and natural gas generators have made it difficult for some traditional generating plants to stay in business. That's mostly good news for the climate, as the majority of plants that...
22:34, 2019-07-24

Court Documents Tie Huawei to Iran, Syria, Sudan, Describe New Banking Links New details about the U.S. sanctions-busting case against Huawei Technologies emerged in court filings in Canada, including about the Chinese telecom giant’s alleged dealings in Iran, Syria and Sudan....
19:00, 2019-08-21

What links a migrant child's tragedy to Jeffrey Epstein's downfall? Donald Trump The media has focused on Epstein at the expense of the tale of Yazmin Juárez, but the two stories share themesFor the TV producer or the newsroom editor it must be, as they say, a no-brainer that the crimes of a billionaire convicted sex offender – and each new revelation about his behavior, most re...
17:34, 2019-08-02

Los Angeles police officer charged with multiple rapes after DNA links him to cold case A LAPD officer is facing life in prison after an investigation into an accusation of rape led to the discovery of another victim.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
08:51, 2019-05-30

DNA of 5,000-Year-Old Woman Links Modern Indians to Ancient Indus Valley Civilization Ancient DNA from India’s Rakhigarhi archaeological site is telling volumes about the destiny of the mysterious Indus Valley Civilization. ...
20:00, 2019-09-07

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before entering politics....
04:00, 2019-05-27

|Nigeria’sGDPdataraisesthestakesinfightagainstpoverty Economic growth in Africa’s largest oil producer slowed for the third consecutive quarter, adding further pressure on the government to fight rising poverty....
01:51, 2019-09-04

| There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South African-owned businesses....
13:34, 2019-09-09

Scottish Prof Links Mysterious Pictish Symbols and Distant Gobekli Tepe Signs The Picts were an ancient race of people who from at least the 1st century AD dominated the northern territories of what is known today as Scotland. ...
20:51, 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: Study links woman’s waist size to risk of coronary artery disease (NBC)- New unique strategies are needed to reverse the rising death toll from synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to researchers from the Rand Corporation. They say the fentanyl crisis is different because the spread is mostly fueled by suppliers instead of user demand. Also, fentanyl is now ...
04:34, 2019-08-30

Beto O'Rourke links El Paso shooting to Donald Trump's 'racist' rhetoric – video The Democratic presidential candidate has accused Donald Trump of stoking racial hatred after a mass shooting in El Paso that left 20 people dead. The population of the Texan border city is 80% Latino and police said a 'manifesto' posted to the online message board 8chan suggested the attack was a h...
15:34, 2019-08-05

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast....
17:00, 2019-08-19

| WATCH | Turkish police arrest hundreds over suspected links to Kurdish militant group The Turkish government has removed three mayors from office over alleged links to a Kurdish armed group as the government arrests more than 400 people amid a deepening crackdown on the opposition....
10:51, 2019-08-20

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance. France will play a third-place team on Sunday at Le Havre...
01:34, 2019-06-18

| OPINION | There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South African-owned businesses, writes Gimba Kakanda....
18:00, 2019-09-09

Carmelo Anthony calls Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving ‘family’ amid Nets links It sure sounds like Carmelo Anthony would like to join the Brooklyn Nets. Still without an NBA team, the former Knicks star spoke to TMZ and was asked about Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving pushing for the Nets to sign the 10-time All-Star. “That’s family, so that’s bigger than basket...
19:17, 2019-09-02

Women's World Cup: Germany 3-0 Nigeria Germany's women get the last 16 of the World Cup underway when they face Nigeria at the Stade des Alpes, but can Germany progress without injured star player Dzsenifer Marozsan? Follow all the action live from Grenoble....
19:34, 2019-06-22

Nigeria's Buhari signals four more years like the last Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Wednesday to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years including an improved economy and new infrastructure....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
02:51, 2019-07-01

Hotel party as Nigeria scrape into last 16 Nigeria's women sealed a place in the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years without kicking a ball on Thursday -- three days after their last group game....
05:34, 2019-06-21

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who stepped down from the national team because of wh...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next week."...
15:00, 2019-06-10

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 at the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an opening loss to Ukraine        ...
04:17, 2019-05-28

Nigeria coach criticises VAR delay "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could not resist a dig at the VAR system after his team\u0027s win 2-1 over South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday, saying the time taken to confirm his opponents\u0027 goal had unsettled his team."...
10:17, 2019-07-11

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
15:17, 2019-06-17

Potential jury for ex-Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig asked about links to Mueller probe A pool of more than 70 potential jurors was asked if they had any knowledge or connections to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former special counsel Robert Mueller in the opening day of the trial of former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig, according to reports....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-06-13

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Nigeria Have The Star Power To Go Down In A Blaze Of Glory The question before Nigeria heading into this World Cup is the same one they’ve faced going into every other World Cup: Will this be the tournament the Super Falcons finally put it all together and make a real run? Unfortunately, the answer is probably the same as it has been in years past: No, this...
16:51, 2019-06-05

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
19:17, 2019-05-21

In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second date First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation is more likely to be about your DNA than if you watch 'Grey's Anatomy' or where you like to vacation....
16:51, 2019-07-15

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to work hard for that by a valiant Burundian team. The debutants gave as good as they got in the first half, but Nigeria gradually found a higher groove in...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Nigeria make life difficult for themselves, says Rohr "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his side must cut out defensive mistakes ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash against South Africa."...
19:00, 2019-07-09

| No reason why Bafana can’t beat Nigeria - Klate Former Bafana Bafana winger Daine Klate believes that anything is possible for Stuart Baxter’s side with a semi-final clash against Nigeria looming large....
16:17, 2019-07-09

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria's northeast....
06:51, 2019-05-26

Women's World Cup live: Germany vs Nigeria Germany's women get the last 16 of the World Cup underway when they face Nigeria at the Stade des Alpes, but can Germany progress without injured star player Dzsenifer Marozsan? Follow all the action live from Grenoble....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters....
22:17, 2019-07-09

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency response officials said on Monday....
00:51, 2019-06-18

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 24 miles from the Borno state capital Maidugur...
13:51, 2019-06-17

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
22:00, 2019-07-02

| Xenophobic attacks: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens from SA Nigeria will repatriate about 600 citizens from South Africa this week following a wave of xenophobic violence that caused tensions between the countries, a Nigerian diplomat says....
18:00, 2019-09-09

Nigeria Got Screwed Over By Some Ticky-Tack VAR Bullshit Nigeria were not eliminated from the World Cup on Monday afternoon, but their hopes of advancing to the knockout stages took a hit when, after a pair of VAR reviews, Wendie Renard knocked home a PK in the 79th minute to break a scoreless draw and give France a 1-0 win....
23:51, 2019-06-17

Rock-solid Germany reach last eight with Nigeria win Double champions Germany continued their unbeaten run at the women’s World Cup when they beat Nigeria 3-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals on Saturday....
20:00, 2019-06-22

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
20:00, 2019-07-23

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
01:00, 2019-07-03

| Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military Eight people, including three soldiers, have killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, military sources have said....
19:34, 2019-08-12

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
21:01, 2019-06-09

Living and renting in Regent's Park: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent With a Royal Park at its heart and Oxford Street within walking distance, renters who want everything on their doorstep are drawn to this central location....
10:17, 2019-09-03

Germany 3-0 Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019, last 16 - as it happened Germany became the first team to reach the quarters after seeing off spirited Nigeria ... with a little help from VAR. 6.33pm BST Germany were deserved winners, dominating possession, scoring three, keeping yet another clean sheet. But Nigeria performed with great resolve and no little skill. That r...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.       ...
08:51, 2019-07-20

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
22:34, 2019-06-06

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj your thoughts 8.26pm BST 23 min: Nigeria’s Michael pokes the ball to safety after Chikwelu’s careless pass gifts Norway possession inside her own...
21:34, 2019-06-08

Nigeria misses chance to transform lives – and must pay $9bn damages UK court ruling over aborted project means country will have to pay one-fifth of its foreign reserves to gas supply companyNigeria’s government stands accused of letting down its 201 million residents by failing to complete a gas supply and production agreement that would have transformed their live...
09:51, 2019-08-24

| Nigeria's president signs ambitious 2019 budget Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an ambitious budget into law, days ahead of the official start of his second term leading Africa's largest oil producer....
02:34, 2019-05-28

Chelsea’s Kenneth Omeruo: ‘We are Nigeria. We have to show class’ The 25-year-old is Chelsea’s longest-serving current player but is ready for a move. First, though, he wants to win the Africa Cup of Nations againShortly before playing for Nigeria in the 2014 World Cup, Kenneth Omeruo browsed a list of young players to watch at the tournament and discovered his ow...
14:17, 2019-07-05

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and Moogu Ravi, had been kidnapped from a vessel -- MT......
19:00, 2019-06-29

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 to win Group B ahead of the Nigerians. Nigeria had already qualified for the knockout stages b...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last 8 Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but it was ultimately a comfortable afternoon for Germany in Grenoble....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 4: Nigeria The Super Falcons, with star players such as Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie, have finally been backed by the NFFThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Soccer: Hegerberg-less Norway canter past Nigeria Ada Hegerberg was not needed as Norway kicked off their women's World Cup Group A campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Islamist militants kidnap at least one NGO worker in Nigeria, sources say Islamist insurgents have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeastern Nigeria, sources said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-07-19

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you can email Ed here or tweet him here 2.11pm BST 9 mins Good save from Kim Min-jeong to deny Desire Oparanozie. The cross came in from the left but the...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Nigeria knocks out defending champ Cameroon at African Cup Defending champion Cameroon is out of the African Cup of Nations after losing 3-2 to Nigeria in a wild last-16 game       ...
20:51, 2019-07-06

| Madagascar shock Nigeria to extend AFCON fairytale AFCON newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria with victory over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16....
01:51, 2019-07-01

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Man Jumps On Plane Wing As It Prepares For Takeoff In Nigeria A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities said....
01:17, 2019-07-21

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-07-17

Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala Finally Shows The World Who She Is The World Cup is a showcase—of the sport, its teams, and its individual talents. It’s also a competition that crowns the best soccer nation in the world, but only a handful of teams realistically can lift the trophy, and only one will. As a month-long tournament that primarily pits teams with no sho...
04:17, 2019-06-13

| 'Special' Oshoala inches Nigeria towards World Cup knockouts Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby hailed forward Asisat Oshoala as "special" after her goal helped the Super Falcons to a win over South Korea at the women's World Cup....
01:34, 2019-06-13

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists from the ethnic Fulani group, who follow time-honoured techniques of raising cattle, driving them south to pastures and taking them to market Continue...
10:34, 2019-06-28

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers....
14:17, 2019-06-17

Islamists kill nine soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist militants killed nine Nigerian soldiers in an attack on a military base in the northeast of the country, three soldiers and an official from a security agency said on Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-09-12

How ‘Nigeria’s #MeToo moment’ turned against rape accuser Busola Dakolo investigated by police after publicly accusing star pastor Biodun FatoyinboBusola Dakolo said she had been expecting to hear from the police. Three weeks earlier the photographer had filed a case against the flamboyant Nigerian celebrity pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, accusing him of raping ...
23:00, 2019-08-06

South Africa closes embassies in Nigeria after threats South Africa has temporarily closed its embassies in Abuja and Lagos following retaliatory violence carried out against South African businesses in Nigeria. ...
15:34, 2019-09-05

30 killed in Nigeria suicide bombing while watching TV match MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least 30 people have been killed by a suicide bomber. The victims had been watching a soccer match on television Sunday night in the town of Konduga in Nigeria’s Borno state. Usman Kachalla, head of operations at the State Em...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
18:51, 2019-06-12

Wild polio has been eradicated in Nigeria but infections will continue Nigeria has officially wiped out wild polio, but there have already been 15 cases of infection this year, caused by the live virus used in some vaccines...
18:17, 2019-08-23

| Six Shi'ites dead in Nigeria clashes over imprisoned leader At least six Shi'ite Muslim protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja, witnesses said, the latest deadly violence over the detention of a pro-Iranian religious leader....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Shi'ite protesters clash with Nigeria military, police in Abuja Nigerian troops and police clashed on Tuesday with Shi'ite Muslim marchers in the capital Abuja and gunfire could be heard, according to a Reuters witness....
20:51, 2019-07-23

Nigeria's Buhari to visit South Africa after attacks Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will visit South Africa next month to reinforce the bonds between the two countries after a wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks, the South African presidency said on Saturday....
23:34, 2019-09-07

| Rohr insists future is bright for youthful Nigeria Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria will be stronger for their experience at this year's Africa Cup of Nations after they suffered a painful defeat to Algeria....
19:34, 2019-07-15

| Nigeria sharia police arrest four over 'Facebook' wedding Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcement agency said had mocked Islam....
08:51, 2019-07-11

| Mother of Nigeria ex-national football coach kidnapped Gunmen have abducted the mother of former Nigerian football national team coach Ogere Siasia, relatives said, in the latest kidnapping targeting a sports star....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018....
04:51, 2019-09-11

'Football is life' -- Nigeria's quest to become a footballing force Rarely is there respite when trying to transform a country's sporting fortunes. For all the talent, there are the obstacles; for all the expectations, there is the actuality. Global acclaim can seem within touching distance, yet the fingertips are still reaching out over a chasm. Hopes are raised, t...
13:34, 2019-05-29

Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as Caf vice-president Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa's Danny Jordaan....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Xenophobia in South Africa sparks riots in Nigeria and Zambia Violence and looting have taken place in Nigeria and Zambia against South African-owned businesses, after a continuing series of xenophobic attacks and riots in Johannesburg....
04:34, 2019-09-05

| Holders Cameroon to face Nigeria as Ghana pinch top spot Defending AFCON champions Cameroon will meet Nigeria in a clash of continental giants in the last 16 after a draw with Benin allowed Ghana to finish top of Group F....
22:34, 2019-07-02

Nigeria ready to fulfill potential at women's World Cup, says coach Nigeria have been unable to translate their dominance of African football into consistent success at the women's World Cup but coach Thomas Dennerby says his side have the potential to reach the latter stages of the upcoming tournament in France....
11:17, 2019-05-29

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overcame South Africa thanks to a last-gasp winner....
07:00, 2019-07-11

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source said....
18:17, 2019-07-08

Nigeria's president may name cabinet nominees this week: senate leader Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari could name his cabinet nominees as soon as this week, the senate president said on Wednesday, a move that could end more than a month without ministers....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Algeria 2-1 Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – as it happened Riyad Mahrez scored a last-second, stoppage-time free-kick to send Algeria into Friday’s final against SenegalBronn own goal sends Senegal through to final 11.19pm BST Related: Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final 10.03pm BST That’s all from me. Algeria had a flood of ...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Imprisoned Nigeria's Shiite leader granted medical leave Nigeria's imprisoned Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky has been granted permission to travel to India for medical treatment, a spokesman confirmed to CNN on Monday....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last 16 as Ghana and Benin also progress • Cameroon 0-0 Benin; Ghana 2-0 Guinea-Bissau • Mali top Group E, South Africa qualify for last 16Cameroon, the holders, will face the three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners Nigeria in the last 16 of the 2019 edition after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Benin, who sealed their place in the knocko...
23:51, 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria will ignore favourites tag, says Iwobi Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Residential building collapses following torrential rain in southern Nigeria A three-story residential building collapsed following heavy rain in southern Nigeria. Authorities say there were no casualties from the collapse.        ...
05:00, 2019-09-14

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security agency said on Sunday....
20:17, 2019-08-04

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
02:17, 2019-08-23

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violence....
01:51, 2019-08-05

US anti-pill campaigners promote menstruation tracking app in Nigeria The Femm app has received Catholic church backing but experts say it’s unreliable as birth control and does not help the vulnerableUS campaigners who oppose the birth control pill have promoted a menstruation tracking app in “the most vulnerable communities” in rural Nigeria with the backing of the ...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Secret Military Cemetery Conceals Toll of Insurgency in Nigeria Secret military graveyards in Nigeria’s northeast hold the bodies of more than 1,000 soldiers killed in attacks by Islamist groups, a picture at odds with a war Nigeria’s president says his army has won....
17:51, 2019-07-31

| Nigeria football chiefs ordered to face corruption trial Nigeria's High Court has ordered five top football bosses to face trial for corruption, as they are accused of stealing millions of dollars intended to develop the game....
19:17, 2019-05-28

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women’s World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0 Saturday at Grenoble, France. Germany captain Alexandra Popp, playing in her 100th international match, scored in the 20th minute. Sara Däbritz made it 2-0 in the 27th wit...
23:34, 2019-06-22

Wendie Renard’s twice-taken penalty takes France past Nigeria Wendie Renard went from villain to hero in the space of two minutes, scoring her retaken penalty after a double VAR check to ensure France progress to the last-16 having topped Group A.With the sun setting the home team were given arguably their most vocal welcome of the tournament. The Rennes ultra...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Late winner sends Nigeria into AFCON semi-finals "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Cairo International Stadium – Nigeria 2 (S. Chukwueze 27\u0027, W. Troost-Ekong 89\u0027) South Africa 1 (B. Zungu 74\u0027)"...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
17:00, 2019-06-29

Germany captain Alexandra Popp to turn centurion against Nigeria Alex Popp will become the 26th German woman to play 100 games for her country against Nigeria on Saturday. The attacker believes there are gaps for Germany exploit in the opposing defense....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication Nigeria marked three years free of endemic wild polio on Wednesday with health officials saying the nation's progress in fighting the crippling viral disease could result in the whole of Africa being declared polio-free early next year....
18:34, 2019-08-21

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
15:34, 2019-06-07

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place....
10:01, 2019-07-18

5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today Five Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria earlier this year, will return to Mumbai today following their release, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday....
04:17, 2019-07-01

South Africa embassy closed in Nigeria after threats: minister South Africa has temporarily closed its embassy in Nigeria after threats led to fears for staff safety, Foreign Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor told Reuters, after attacks this week on foreign-owned businesses in South Africa caused a diplomatic spat....
10:51, 2019-09-05

Flight out of Nigeria airport delayed after lunatic climbs onto plane This stowaway wanted to fly on a wing and a prayer. The man ran on Friday onto a taxiway at the international airport in Lagos, Nigeria, where he threw his carry-on luggage into one of the engines of a domestic Azman Air flight bound for Port Harcourt, according to the blog One Mile at a......
23:51, 2019-07-22

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to make decision on future after Europa League final amid Chelsea sporting director links Petr Cech insists he will make a decision on his future after the Europa League final amid speculation he will return to Chelsea as sporting director....
05:51, 2019-05-22

| Nigeria pledges to 'work as brothers' with South Africa over recent violence Nigeria pledged to "work as brothers" with Pretoria on Thursday, after recent anti-migrant violence in South Africa sparked diplomatic tensions between the continent's two leading nations....
22:00, 2019-09-05

Nigeria president condemns latest killings in northwestern Sokoto state Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said in a statement....
01:34, 2019-07-21

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely contributions from the state-run oil firm....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that trafficked women from Nigeria can return to the country “wealthy from prostitution” and “held in high regard”.The comments are found in an official polic...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Nigeria's 'Gucci Pastor' takes leave of absence over rape claims Biodun Fatoyinbo steps aside amid allegations of historical attack on photographerA celebrity pastor in Nigeria is to take a leave of absence after a photographer accused him of rape.Nicknamed “Gucci Pastor” for his expensive taste in clothes and cars, Biodun Fatoyinbo runs the Commonwealth of Zion ...
17:01, 2019-07-02

South Africa, Nigeria clash amid attacks on foreign business South Africa said Thursday it's closed its embassy in Nigeria, and the government in Abuja answered by saying it would evacuate diplomats from South Africa, a diplomatic row fueled by a series of violent attacks....
01:34, 2019-09-06

Can Buhari win over his enemies to unite a deeply divided Nigeria? | Orji Sunday As the president is sworn in for a further four years, the challenges of tackling corruption, poverty and conflict grow ever more intenseNigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in on Wednesday, the former military dictator taking a new four-year tenure after a keenly contested election in...
09:51, 2019-05-29

Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands "Oya!" shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up....
10:34, 2019-09-10

Redemption awaits Algeria’s Youcef Belaili if form holds against Nigeria From a ban for drug use in 2016 to an enduring strike partnership with Baghdad Bounedjah, destiny appears to be on the side of Djamel Belmadi’s unheralded mavericksIn March 2016 a shot at the Africa Cup of Nations title was the last of Youcef Belaili’s concerns. To all intents and purposes his caree...
14:51, 2019-07-13

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women's World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women's World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0       ...
21:17, 2019-06-22

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Xenophobic Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to anti-immigrant violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
13:00, 2019-09-10

Nigeria boycotts Africa economic summit over anti-foreign riots Nigeria said on Wednesday it would boycott an Africa economic summit in Cape Town, intensifying a diplomatic row after a series of deadly attacks on foreigners in South African cities....
21:51, 2019-09-04

Airtel Africa's Delayed $4.4 Billion Nigeria listing to Go Ahead on July 8 Airtel Africa aims to list on the Nigerian bourse on Monday, one of the financial advisors arranging the issue said, after the exchange postponed the listing which had been scheduled for Friday....
16:00, 2019-07-06

Odion Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As Nigeria Finish Third Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists....
12:17, 2019-07-18

Triple suicide bomb attack in Nigeria targets football fans Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to watch a football game....
13:51, 2019-06-17

2019 Women's World Cup: Veteran Onome Ebi included in Nigeria squad Veteran defender Onome Ebi will become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squad....
05:17, 2019-05-26

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Benin and now face a difficult last 16 clash against Nigeria....
23:17, 2019-07-02

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala finishes off South Korea at Women’s World Cup Nigeria took their chances against the run of play in Grenoble to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the Women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France.A first-half own goal at the Stade des Alps and a breakaway attack, brilliantly finished by A...
19:00, 2019-06-12

World Cup 2019: Nigeria on 'changing mentality' of women's football in Africa Nigeria players Francisca Ordega and Asisat Oshoala on their personal struggles, inspirations and responsibilities going into this summer's World Cup....
18:34, 2019-06-16

Nigeria players protest unpaid bonuses after World Cup elimination: ESPN Nigeria's players have refused to leave the team hotel after their exit from the women's World Cup on Saturday, demanding that the country's soccer federation clears all of their outstanding bonus payments, ESPN reported....
14:51, 2019-06-23

AFCON 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
01:17, 2019-06-21

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
11:17, 2019-05-31

Ruptured pipeline in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil: NNPC chief A pipeline that ruptured on Friday in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil, but has been contained, the head of state oil company NNPC said on Saturday....
22:51, 2019-08-31

Three Australians detained in Iran Three Australian citizens have been detained in Iran, the Australian government said on Wednesday, adding that it was helping the families of the three but gave no further details....
06:51, 2019-09-11

England manager Phil Neville says links to USA manager’s job are ‘flattering’ • Lionesses coach says his focus remains with England• ‘I love this job and we’ve got a big job to do’The England manager, Phil Neville, has dismissed reports linking him to the US women’s national team.Last month it was announced Jill Ellis, the two-times World Cup winning head coach, is to step do...
02:51, 2019-09-04

Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final The tournament had been waiting for Riyad Mahrez, and in the semi-final he finally arrived. It came down, in the end, to one shot. A free-kick, perhaps 20 yards out. Score it, and Algeria were through to their first Cup of Nations final since 1990. Miss and they faced extra-time against a Nigeria te...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Women's World Cup: Germany routs South Africa, France beats Nigeria Germany won Group B after a victory over South Africa, France topped Group A with a win over Nigeria, and Norway, China and Spain secured spots in the last 16....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts” to help the most vulnerable....
19:00, 2019-08-01

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
01:34, 2019-09-10

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 7.18pm BST And the teams for Nigeria v France.Annnnnnnnd the team news from Rennes! #NGAFRA | #FIFAWWC pic.twitter.com/1JkCHluYq9 7.13pm BST Here’s t...
20:34, 2019-06-17

Deadly xenophobic riots in South Africa prompt diplomatic tensions with Nigeria. Here’s why. Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also cancelled his participation in the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting on Africa, which is taking place in Cape Town this week....
02:34, 2019-09-06

Nigeria could claim glory in a Cup of Nations higher on drama than quality | Jonathan Wilson Nigeria deserve semi-final spot but lack the class of old in an era when Africa’s minnows are stronger and the best weakerNigeria are in the semi-finals of the Cup of Nations. A week come Friday, they could win the trophy for the second time in six years which, given they had won it only twice in th...
18:17, 2019-07-11

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter hints at tactical tweaks against Nigeria "South Africa coach Stuart Baxter will keep Nigeria guessing over the approach he will adopt in their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final on Wednesday."...
19:00, 2019-07-09

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Rohr in no hurry to decide future Gernot Rohr says there is 'no hurry' for him to decide on his future as Nigeria coach after the team's defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final....
18:00, 2019-07-15

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through election day and beyond....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
10:00, 2019-06-21

Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a ‘pressure cooker’ that must be addressed, says UN rights expert Nigeria is a pressure cooker of internal conflicts and generalized violence that must be addressed urgently, an independent United Nations expert said on Tuesday, following a fact-finding visit to the country....
21:17, 2019-09-03

Guro Reiten steals show as Norway beat Nigeria at Women’s World Cup The last time Norway beat Nigeria in a Women’s World Cup match, they went on to win the tournament. The Norwegians’ rout of the African champions on Saturday evening may not have quite matched that 1995 result – 8-0, the fourth-worst defeat in World Cup history – but after more than a decade in the ...
00:17, 2019-06-09

Italy protests Swiss delay in releasing evidence in Nigeria graft case Italian prosecutors have complained to Switzerland about lengthy delays in obtaining evidence they have requested in an international corruption case involving oil firms Shell and Eni, a source familiar with the matter said....
13:51, 2019-06-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-defense armed group; and referenda asking for the ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr downplays his team's chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday....
10:51, 2019-06-17

Nearly 250 migrants detained after BP encountering near Sasabe TUCSON – Nearly 250 migrants were detained this week after Tucson Sector Border Patrol encountered three large groups east of Sasabe. According to officials, three large groups – consisting of 98, 66 and 78 people, surrendered to agents after they allegedly crossed the border illegally. ...
04:00, 2019-08-31

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of statehood, according to top Kashmir police and arrest sta...
19:00, 2019-08-21

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
12:51, 2019-08-21

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
06:00, 2019-07-17

Man detained after crashing into cactus, PCSD says TUCSON –A man was taken into custody after crashing into a saguaro on the north side Wednesday morning. Firefighters were dispatched First Avenue and Agave Drive at about 9:30 a.m. after a saguaro slammed into a vehicle’s windshield. Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the driver showed sign...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Cat ‘detained’ by police after being mistaken for burglar While responding to reports of a possible “burglary in progress” in Florida, police officers made a furry discovery. A small cat had gotten loose and wandered into a house while making “suspicious noises.”...
16:34, 2019-09-05

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran....
06:17, 2019-09-11

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Jun 12)       ...
07:17, 2019-06-13

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
05:51, 2019-08-08

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care in Gaza....
00:17, 2019-06-18

Alexandra Popp leaves Nigeria flat to send Germany fizzing into quarter-finals Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the eighth straight time by beating the African champions, Nigeria, 3-0 in Grenoble.Alexandra Popp, the Germany captain playing in her 100th international, scored the opener in the 20th minute. Sara Däbritz made it 2-0 in the 27th with a p...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, said US Customs and Border Patrol agents pulled h...
09:34, 2019-09-14

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
22:51, 2019-06-05

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
20:17, 2019-06-16

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local reports. The trio of unnamed suspects are not the same trio who were initially brought in for questioning in the June 23 shooting that killed 53-year-ol...
21:51, 2019-07-17

Mexico says steel magnate detained, more arrests likely The Mexican attorney general's office said late on Tuesday that Alonso Ancira, the chairman of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was detained in Spain by Interpol for his alleged involvement in "a series of crimes that gravely hurt" state oil firm Pemex....
07:17, 2019-05-29

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
15:51, 2019-08-20

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
11:34, 2019-06-17

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Officials suspect the child's aunt of beating the girl in her care....
19:34, 2019-07-06

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of methylephedrine on him, and that drugs were also found at his ho...
11:51, 2019-06-07

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky detained for up to two more weeks in Sweden A Swedish court on Friday ordered that U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky be held in custody for up to two more weeks while prosecutors investigate his part in a brawl in Stockholm....
15:17, 2019-07-05

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Suspect detained after shooting on Southwest side TUCSON – A suspect wanted in a shooting on the Southwest side has been detained. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the suspect was located and detained on Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, PCSD sent out a community alert, warning the public about the suspect. According to ...
12:17, 2019-09-05

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3 in what...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov detained in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov has been detained in Poland on suspicion of altering the origins of luxury cars stolen in the Czech Republic. Polish police say a 38-year-old man was detained at his home near Olsztyn, in northeastern Poland, by antiterrorists. He was being ta...
17:00, 2019-06-11

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said i...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
11:00, 2019-07-04

Syria-bound oil tanker detained in Gibraltar The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
10:51, 2019-07-04

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Protesters are calling for an overhaul of Algeria's political system....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday. Rosemary DiCarlo urged all parties to heed the Security CouncilR...
09:34, 2019-08-08

Journalist detained on Mexican military base The Mexican army says a journalist and two retired soldiers have been detained after entering a military base north of the capital under false pretenses and recording video...
03:17, 2019-08-02

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment arrived in his native Lebanon on Tuesday, a development that comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. after President Donald Trump withdrew America from Tehran...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital A Russian investigative journalist who was taken into custody this week for alleged drug offences was taken to hospital after feeling unwell, police said on Saturday....
19:34, 2019-06-08

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individual sites,” said the US Attorney’s Off...
07:17, 2019-08-09

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guatemala, Hurricane Dorian, Yemen, Nigeria, Somalia and post-Brexit UK trade A recap of Tuesday’s stories: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala successfully completes mandate; UN prioritizes Hurricane Dorian assistance; Nowhere to hide in Yemen; Insecurity and Violence in Nigeria; Post-Brexit export losses likely in billions for UK; Hunger in Somalia....
22:17, 2019-09-03

Lisa Byington And Cat Whitehill Bust Out Lazy Tropes About African Teams For Their Germany-Nigeria Commentary Commentating on live sports for a national television audience can be a herculean task, but it’s a lot easier if you decide to rely on tired racial stereotypes to fill the dead air—as Fox’s Lisa Byington and Cat Whitehill discovered on Saturday....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Odion Ighalo strengthens Golden Boot claim as Nigeria clinch third place at Africa Cup of Nations Odion Ighalo netted the only goal of the game and went off injured as Nigeria sealed victory over Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
16:00, 2019-07-04

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt’s reputation. Hussein, an Egyptian journalist working for the Qatar-based satellite network, was detained at the Cairo ...
14:17, 2019-05-23

ICE releases teen US citizen wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he ...
14:34, 2019-07-24

Refinitiv data shows detained Grace 1 still at anchor Refinitiv tracking data briefly showed the Iranian tanker at the center of a diplomatic dispute between Tehran and the West had changed its position status off Gibraltar on Saturday....
18:34, 2019-08-17

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released -ministry Six Turks detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday, a day after it warned the militia would become a "legitimate target" unless they were released immediately....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Russian opposition figure detained before Moscow protest Police in Moscow have detained a leading opposition figure as she was heading to an unauthorized rally protesting the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the Moscow city council election...
13:34, 2019-08-03

Tanker detained by Gibraltar on U.S. request to Britain, Spain says Gibraltar detained the supertanker Grace 1 after a request by the United States to Britain, acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
14:17, 2019-08-20

Migrants detained in Libya, caught in crossfire, seek aid CAIRO (AP) — Eritrean migrants say the facility where they are detained in western Libya was caught in the crossfire between rival militias. The two migrants told The Associated Press on Monday that guards fled the Gharyan detention center, which houses nearly 30 migrants, including 10 suffering fro...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-11

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Ale...
10:34, 2019-07-04

Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday’s editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist. Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, arguably the most respected daily newspapers in the country, published a joint editorial u...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Detained mogul's presidential run tests Tunisia's democracy Media magnate Nabil Karoui's run for president was testing the rules of Tunisia's young democracy even before he was put in custody last month charged with tax fraud and money laundering....
07:34, 2019-09-12

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Canada praises 'grit' of Canadians detained in China Canada's foreign minister on Friday praised two Canadian men detained in China for their "grit" and "tenacity," as the countries' diplomatic feud entered its eighth month....
02:17, 2019-08-10

Judge orders suspected ISIS supporter be detained TUCSON – A judge has ordered for one the men arrested on suspicion of supporting ISIS, be detained. A judge ruled Ahmed Mahad Mohamed as a flight risk and has motivation to flee if released on bail. On July 26, Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein were arrested at Tucson International Airport as th...
12:17, 2019-08-01

Lebanon says Iran agreed amnesty for detained national Iran has agreed to grant an amnesty to a Lebanese citizen it detained in 2015 for "collaborating against the state", Lebanon's state news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying on Tuesday....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Man detained after 1 killed, 9 injured in knife attack in France An official with the Lyon regional administration told The Associated Press that one suspected assailant was detained and at least one other suspect in the attack on Saturday was on the run....
10:51, 2019-09-01

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US government has occasionally detained migrants in ...
03:34, 2019-07-23

‘I was scared I’d get sick’: the pregnant migrant women detained by the US Esther Ramos lost 20 pounds when she was sent to a Texas facility while pregnant – and critics say experiences like hers are becoming more commonEsther Ramos was 16 years old and two months pregnant with her second child when she, her husband, Fredy Aldana, and their then 19-month-old daughter, Mila...
18:00, 2019-07-31

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of undermining its national security....
22:34, 2019-05-28

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 people primarily from Central America surrendered them...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country's northwest....
18:00, 2019-06-05

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
07:00, 2019-08-21

Hundreds of Detained Migrants Diagnosed With Mumps in 19 States Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. The virus sickened 898 adult migrants and 33 detention center staffers, the Centers for Disease Control and P...
06:34, 2019-08-30

Kosovo releases Russian U.N. worker detained by police Kosovo released a Russian national working for the United Nations on Tuesday, the United Nations mission in Kosovo said, after Moscow demanded that Pristina release him....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monday morning....
19:17, 2019-06-03

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
14:00, 2019-08-19

4, Including Woman, Detained After Mob Beats Cop To Death In Rajasthan Four persons, including a woman, were detained on Sunday in the case of a police constable being beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday....
16:51, 2019-07-14

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov taken to hospital Russian authorities charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. The 36-year-old was hospitalized while in police custody....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Two detained on south side after shooting, police pursuit TUCSON – Two people have been detained after a shooting incident prompted a southside police chase Friday morning. Tucson Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sunset Villa in connection to a report of a person firing shots into a car at a home. TPD said the suspect attempted to go ins...
22:34, 2019-08-16

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife said she urged him not to go....
12:34, 2019-08-05

Singer Joss Stone says she was 'detained' and then 'deported' from Iran Joss Stone said she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide concert tour, despite not having plans to perform there....
15:51, 2019-07-05

Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea SYDNEY — The family of an Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea said Thursday they had not heard from him for several days and the Australian government said it was seeking urgent clarification on his whereabouts. Alek Sigley’s family said they had not heard from the 29-year-old univ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spokesman for Navalny, citing a physician....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
15:34, 2019-06-09

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Rapper A$AP Rocky detained in Sweden after street fight Sweden’s prosecution authority says star rapper A$AP Rocky has been detained in the Swedish capital, suspected of an attack on an unknown person in downtown Stockholm...
23:51, 2019-07-03

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
15:51, 2019-06-16

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi, part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
20:17, 2019-08-08

Court orders release of Assange pal detained in Ecuador QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A court in Ecuador has ordered a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed after more than two months in jail on suspicion of hacking. In a two-to-one vote judges with a provincial court ruled Thursday that Ola Bini should be freed while he defends hims...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people are suing the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, to investigate their immigration status. An amended federal lawsuit filed Thursday addresses how the plaintiffs were treated during five t...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terrorist attack in Pakistan; continued fighting in Lib...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea....
03:00, 2019-06-12

Monday’s Daily Brief: Nigeria massacre, Libya shelling condemned; recycled plastic used to build classrooms in Côte d’Ivoire Our main stories today: UN chief and senior UN official condemn the ‘terrible massacre’ in Nigeria that left some 65 dead, and the shelling of a hospital in Libya that killed medical workers; UN Secretary-General António Guterres reacts to a deadly landslide in China; recycled plastic waste is used ...
21:17, 2019-07-31

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle of corruption and bribery; Ebola latest from DR Con...
22:17, 2019-05-28

Suspected gunman among 6 detained in David Ortiz shooting investigation Six suspects have been arrested in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, including the alleged gunman, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Hotline for detained migrants featured on Orange is the New Black shut down Hotline shut down by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement connected detained migrants to an advocacy groupUS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has shut down a national hotline that connected detained migrants to an advocacy group, a month after the hotline was featured in a storyline in th...
07:17, 2019-08-24

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World War II, it was reported Monday....
21:34, 2019-07-15

Watch: Hundreds detained in Moscow protest for fair election Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday for a second weekend running as police again clamped down on a rally calling for free elections.        ...
03:34, 2019-08-04

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Wife of American Detained In Iran Wants the A$AP Rocky Treatment From Trump The wife of Xiyue Wang, an American who is being detained in an Iranian prison wants President Donald Trump to intervene in her husband’s case, just like Trump did for A$AP Rocky....
21:51, 2019-08-09

Hundreds detained in latest Russian protests ahead of election Protesters once again took to the streets of Moscow Saturday, decrying the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates for upcoming city council election that has shaken up Russia's political scene....
21:51, 2019-08-03

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
22:00, 2019-07-10

AP Source: FIFA vice president Ahmad detained in Paris PARIS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. The person says the African Football Confederation president was detained for questioning on Thursday morning in the French capital. The...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Canadian citizen detained in China as row continues over Huawei chief Beijing arrests Canadian citizen on drug-related charges amid diplomatic crisis, following detention of Meng WanzhouA Canadian citizen detained in China is being held on drug-related offences, Beijing said Monday, at a time of tense relations between the two countries.News of the latest arrest comes...
18:51, 2019-07-15

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities according to the country's Revolutionary Guards....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating a decades-old settlement that they say requires t...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Iran judiciary says to hand over detained Lebanese businessman to Lebanon Lebanon's security chief is due to escort a detained Lebanese man home from Iran on Tuesday after Beirut secured his release from an Iranian prison, with Iranian officials saying it was due partly to their close ties with Lebanon's Hezbollah group....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Iran agrees to hand over detained US resident to Lebanon, officials say Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday, providing the first official confirmation that Nizar Zakka would be sent back to his native Lebanon....
14:17, 2019-06-11

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
03:00, 2019-06-09

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, Agence France-Press (AFP) reports. Michael Nguyen has been held in Vietnam since July last year. He w...
11:17, 2019-06-11

Canada's Trudeau says Trump spoke to China about two detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China last week but did not say how he knew this....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Reports of abuse of detained minors at Yuma border station NBC News- There are new reports of mistreatment of children at a border detention center in Arizona. NBC News have obtained reports on abuse of minors at a Yuma Border Patrol station. NBC News NBC News has obtained dozens of health and human services reports of alleged mistreatment of children held ...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who hasn’t been named, was detained on Monday in connection with the slaying of 59-year-old Suzan...
22:51, 2019-07-15

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Khartoum....
23:34, 2019-06-13

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said....
21:17, 2019-07-05

2-Year-Old Killed In Aligarh: 5 Detained For Flouting Prohibitory Orders Five persons were detained today for flouting prohibitory orders imposed in view of escalating tension over the brutal murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in Tappal area of Aligarh....
14:00, 2019-06-09

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemeni dagger CAIRO — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from the Yemeni port city of Aden. The officials say when the ...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Decades on, descendants of detained Italian Canadians recall shame Trudeau reopened a wound for families with his promise to apologize for the internment of hundreds during the second world warOn a rainy summer evening, Canadian federal police entered a social club in the city of Windsor and arrested bartender Michele Iannetta. Bewildered, he and others were rounde...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Teen Migrants Are Being Detained With Adults Thanks to Faulty Dental Exams Several teen migrants have sued the U.S. for incorrectly placing them in adult detention thanks to inaccurate forensic dental exams, according to the Los Angeles Times. Federal law says that the government should not rely solely on the controversial forensic exams to determine age, but in several ca...
14:51, 2019-06-03