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Sex Abuse: Cardinal George Pell Sentenced to Six Years in Jail

Sex Abuse: Cardinal George Pell Sentenced to Six Years in Jail

The most senior Vatican official, Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in prison for the “callous” assault of two choirboys in the late 1990s. A former senior adviser to Pope Francis, Pell did not show any reaction when Chief Judge Peter Kidd proclaimed his sentence in a hearing broadcast live worldwide from

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Ethiopian Airline Confirms 157 Dead In Sunday Crash

Ethiopian Airline says search and rescue operations are still ongoing even as it continues to give details of its Boeing 737 that crashed early Sunday.   The Airlines had confirmed that all 157 people aboard a flight that crashed en route to Nairobi, Kenya, were killed. “The 157 people aboard ET 302 included nationals from

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UK Threatens Sanctions Against Trouble Makers

The British High Commission in Nigeria has warned against any attempt by anyone to incite violence during the governorship and state houses of assembly elections in the country. It said that anyone caught doing so could be denied access into the United Kingdom. “We were concerned by reports of high levels of violence in some

Saudi Recalls Ambassador To Sweden

Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador to Sweden amidst a row over military ties, Sweden officials say. “We were informed yesterday [Tuesday] that Saudi Arabia had called back its ambassador,” said Swedish foreign ministry spokeswoman Veronica Nordlund. Earlier this week, Sweden said it plans to end a long-standing defense co-operation deal between the two countries.

U.S. Consulate General Marks International Women’s Day

To mark the International Women’s Day, IWD, on Sunday, March 8, the Public Affairs Section of the United States Consulate General in Lagos, in collaboration with Access Bank Plc and Idea Builders Initiative, launched the 2015 International Women’s Month on Thursday, March 5 with films, a panel discussion and a theatrical performance. This was aimed

TAOBAO: China’s Bizarre Response to Ebay, Amazon

With about 500 million registered users, who trade an average of 50,000 items of merchandise every minute, Taobao has become one of the largest e-commerce websites in the world. With its operations covering two major platforms – the TMall, where established brand owners sell directly to customers and the Taobao Market place, where smaller companies

Consolidating African Democracy

The United States, US, President Barrack Obama’s second visit to the African continent has just come to an end (Sunday July 2). Obama, together with his economic team, rounded off a one-week tour of three countries, which began last Wednesday. Having been to Ghana during his first visit, the president this time visited Senegal, South

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