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Khamenei says US sanctions aim to turn Iranians against regime, won’t succeed

‘Six previous US presidents made efforts against Iran but failed at their vicious goals,’ supreme leader declares Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday accused the United States and its allies of fomenting the recent economic protests that many Iranians are blaming on their own government’s foreign policies. Khamenei later tweeted that the US has formed a coalition with […]


PDP mourns victims of Lagos tanker fire

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with the government and people of Lagos state, particularly the families of the victims of the Otedola Bridge petrol tanker explosion PDP in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan on Friday in Abuja, said the party was grieved by the Thursday incident which led to loss of many […]

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NHS to cut 17 routine procedures including tonsil removal, varicose vein surgery and breast reduction to save £200m

Operations for haemorrhoids, snoring and benign skin lesions could also be slashed under NHS England’s new proposals The NHS plans to cut back on 17 procedures to save £200million a year, including breast reductions, tonsil removals and snoring operations. Varicose vein surgery, haemorrhoid operations and procedures to remove benign skin lesions could also be slashed under the proposals. The plans, […]

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4 dead, several injured in Maryland newspaper house shooting

A gunman fired through a glass door at a newspaper house in the Maryland capital of Annapolis and sprayed the newsroom with bullets on Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring several others, news reports said. The suspect has been apprehended and no motive is known for the attack at the Capital Gazette newspaper, local news reports said. Law […]