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Dress Made of 5,888 Leaves

Dress Made of 5,888 Leaves

  A model presents a dress made of leaves to promote environmental protection at the Shampoola scenic area in Fogang County of Qingyuan City, south China’s Guangdong Province, Nov. 12, 2017. The dress was made of 5,888 leaves by four staff members in a week. (Xinhua) A model presents a dress made of leaves to

President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2017 Independence broadcast Speech

October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations, but October 1st is always a day for celebrations. It is a day for thanks giving, reflection

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Why Community Policing Matters

Whenever governments or nation states are confronted with the issues of terrorism, one thought that assails the mind is the significance of intelligence as a counter-terrorism instrument. This could mean the gathering of intelligence information by relevant security agencies about the next terrorist attack. Such information could lead to nipping such existing plot in the

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World’s First All-Terrain Vehicle Launched In China

China has launched the world’s first all-terrain vehicle capable of climbing 70-degrees slope and making 360-degrees turn.  Chen Jin, a Ph.D. graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Tsinghua University is the brain behind the project as he began the research and design of the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in 2004. His task was to design a combat

Rare Snake Species Artificially Breed By Scientist

  A research team in China has artificially bred a rare snake species, elaphe perlacea, for the first time, reported. Elaphe perlacea, hailed as the most beautiful snake in the world, is a mild and non venomous snake species. It was first spotted by the U.S. scholar Leonhard Stejneger in southwestern China’s Sichuan province

China Starts Radiation Monitoring After DPRK Nuclear Test

China Starts Radiation Monitoring After DPRK Nuclear Test China has started monitoring the radiation levels in its border areas in an emergency response to a nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The emergency response was initiated at 11:46 a.m. Sunday. At present, the automatic radiation monitoring stations in the provinces

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Supreme Court Cancels Presidential Election In Kenya

Kenya’s Supreme Court has canceled the result of the August 8 presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. According to the ruling issued on Friday, the court said the electoral board committed “irregularities and illegalities” during last month’s vote, harming the integrity of the election. The court ordered another presidential election to be held within 60

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US Drops Huge Bombs Near North Korea In Show Of Force

US Drops Huge Bombs Near North Korea In Show Of Force The United States deployed cutting-edge stealth jets and long range bombers for military drills with South Korea on Thursday, in a clear warning to North Korea following their ballistic missile launch earlier this week. North Korea hates such displays of U.S. military might along

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How Mayweather Defeated McGregor [Video]

Floyd Mayweather beat Conor McGregor in the 10th round of an entertaining contest at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The referee stepped in to end the contest as Mayweather moved forward to knock out his struggling opponent. But McGregor started the stronger of the two in the much-anticipated bout. According to a commentator’s verdict

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