At least 12 dead after two trains collide in Bangladesh

At least 12 people have been killed and around 100 others injured after two trains collided in eastern Bangladesh in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Rescue teams are at the scene trying to pull survivors out of the wreckage, Mohammed Shawkat Ali, Additional Superintendent of Police for Chittagong Railway, …

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Jimmy Carter in hospital for brain procedure

Former US President Jimmy Carter, 95, has been admitted to hospital in Atlanta for a procedure to relieve brain pressure. The pressure comes from bleeding caused by recent falls, the Carter Center said in a statement. The procedure is scheduled to take place at the Emory University Hospital on Tuesday …

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Herdsman kills sibling for having affair with wife

A Kwara State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ilorin has remanded a cattle herder, Iliasu Abubakar, in the Federal Correctional Centre, Ilorin, after confessing to murdering his brother, Isah, in Gwanara, Baruten Local Government area of the state. Iliasu, who is standing trial for culpable homicide, allegedly killed his brother over …

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Judge orders Donald Trump to pay $2M to group of NGOs

President Donald Trump has been ordered by a New York State judge to pay $2 million to a group of nonprofit organizations as part of a settlement in a civil lawsuit stemming from persistent violations of state charities laws. The payment is the final resolution to a case brought by …

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Trump impeachment hearings to go public next week

Congressional Democrats have announced the first public hearings next week in an inquiry that may seek to remove President Donald Trump from office. Three state department officials will testify first. So far lawmakers from three key House committees have heard from witnesses behind closed doors. The impeachment inquiry centres on …

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