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Grieving man finds nurse having sex with wife’s corpse

A grieving husband allegedly caught a male nurse having sex with his wife’s corpse as he visited her one last time in the hospital. According to Mirror.co.uk, the grief-stricken husband gave the nurse a beating of his life before handing him

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Kenyan election commissioner flees country one week before presidential poll

Roselyn Akombe, an election board commissioner, has resigned and fled Kenya a week before a rerun of the presidential election. In September, the country’s supreme court annulled presidential elections held in August because the polls were “neither transparent nor verifiable”.

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“He knew what he signed up for” – Trump reportedly tells widow of fallen soldier

President Trump is about to be embroiled in another controversy as a Florida congresswoman, Rep. Frederica Wilson says the President on Tuesday made insensitive remarks to the widow of a U.S. soldier who was killed earlier this month in Niger when he was

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50 apply for hangman job in Zimbabwe

At least 50 people want to become Zimbabwe’s hangman, a job that fell vacant over a decade ago, officials said Tuesday, stressing that applicants were “very interested” in the role. The country, which has an unemployment rate of more than

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Bomb attack on Turkish police bus injures 12

A bomb attack targeting a police bus rocked the southern Turkish city of Mersin on the Mediterranean coast Tuesday, leaving at least 12 people wounded, local media reported. Ambulances and fire engines were rushed to the scene, the state-run Anadolu

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Jacob Zuma’s son faces murder trial

Duduzane Zuma, son of President Jacob Zuma will face trial soon for culpable homicide, Rights group Afriforum  said on Tuesday. Duduzume would privately be prosecuted over an accident in 2014 where one person was killed. South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel,

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Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks rises to 300 – Official

Authorities on Monday confirmed that 300 people died in twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade. Abdikadir Abdirahman, director city ambulance service, told

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EU ministers approve new sanctions on North Korea

The EU imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Monday as part of international efforts to punish the pariah regime for its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes. Foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg signed off a new package of measures including

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North Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-S. Korea drill

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source. The US navy said Friday that

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Four killed as plane crashes in Cote d’Ivoire

At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the International Airport in Cote d’Ivoire’s main City, Abidjan. Rescue workers removed two bodies from the plane, which had broken into several pieces

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