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April 23, 2017 9:15 PM Senator Adeleke’s Burial Date Shifted For Autopsy |

The burial of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke, which was earlier scheduled for 4:pm on Sunday, has been postponed. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adeleke, a former civilian governor of Osun, died in the earlier hours of Sunday at Biket Hospital in Osogbo. Adeleke’s corpse, which was brought to his residence in Ede at 1:10 pm in preparation for the Islamic 14

April 21, 2017 5:06 PM Defiant to the last, Luis Enrique is set for one last Clasico showdown

Legend has it that the Reconquista began at Covadonga in the mountains of Asturias in 718 or 719 when Pelayo defeated the Moors. Poorly armed and unassisted by anyone, some versions of the story have barely 300 men resisting and then routing a feared, undefeated force that had overrun the rest of the peninsula and numbered in the thousands. Only Asturias 15

April 21, 2017 11:32 AM Eyewitness News — [OPINION] SA must look beyond individuals to solve the current crisis

When the axe finally fell on the embattled South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas, the reactions played out as many people had predicted. The country was hit by an immediate drop in the value of the rand and a sovereign credit rating downgrade from rating agencies S&P and Fitch. Widespread protest against President 14

April 20, 2017 11:53 PM Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan's top court rejects call to disqualify Prime Minister over corruption allegations

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled there is insufficient evidence to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's removal from office over corruption allegations levelled by the opposition, but has ordered further investigations. A verdict to dismiss Mr Sharif would have left his party in power but would have brought turmoil at a time when Pakistan is experiencing 15

April 20, 2017 8:17 PM Pakistan top court rejects call to oust PM

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled there is insufficient evidence to order Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's removal from office over corruption allegations levelled by the opposition and it ordered further investigations. A verdict to dismiss Sharif would have left his party in power but would have sparked turmoil at a time when Pakistan is experiencing 16

April 19, 2017 10:42 PM Venezuelan anti-government protests leave 2 students dead

Thousands flood the streets of Caracas to oppose President Nicholas Maduro Two students were shot dead as tens of thousands of opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas on Wednesday in what's been dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist. Carlos Romero, just three days away from celebrating 20

April 19, 2017 9:59 PM Thousands of Venezuelans Demonstrate in Caracas Streets

Thousands of Venezuelans poured into the main streets of Caracas on Wednesday, with rival camps demonstrating support for and against President Nicolas Maduro and his socialist policies. Security forces deployed tear gas in a neighborhood on the capital city's west side, and a teenager shot in the head near an anti-government protest died while in surgery 11

April 18, 2017 10:16 AM Trump congratulates Erdogan on disputed Turkey poll

Donald Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on winning a referendum granting him sweeping new powers that exposed bitter divisions in the country. The White House said they also discussed a US missile strike in Syria and the fight against the Islamic State group. Trump’s congratulations on Monday were in contrast with EU leaders 19

April 17, 2017 2:20 PM Turkish Opposition Questions Legitimacy of Erdogan Referendum Victory

Turkey's main opposition parties have questioned the legitimacy of a narrow referendum vote granting President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers. Erdogan's supporters took to the streets to cheer, while opponents stayed indoors banging pots and pans in protest over the result, which heralds the biggest overhaul in Turkish politics since the founding 19

April 15, 2017 8:04 PM AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

BEIRUT — A stalled population transfer resumed Saturday after a deadly explosion killed at least 100, including children, government supporters and opposition fighters, at an evacuation point — adding new urgency to the widely criticized operation. The blast ripped through a bus depot in the al-Rashideen area where thousands of government loyalists evacuated 20