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Phil Collins Announces Comeback With A Tour
The former “Genesis” frontman will play five nights in London followed by two dates each in Paris and Cologne. That's part of his European tour in June, titled “Not Dead Yet, Live.”
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Germany Records Highest Birth Rate In Over Three Decades
The country's statistics office said in a statement that there was an increase of 27 births per 1,000 women in 2015, taking the overall birth rate from 1.47 in 2014 to 1.5 in 2015. It noted that it has been the highest figure posted since 1982.
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia Moves To Oust Overstayed Pilgrims
Authorities in Saudi Arabia authorities has started a crack down on foreign pilgrims who have over stayed after 2016 Hajj season. It said offenders will pay fine and face six months in jail as well as deportation.
Rwanda’s Last King Dies At age 80
He died early Sunday at the age of 80, according to his official website. Details of his death were not immediately known. Kigeli V ruled the east African nation for less than a year before being forced into exile.
Brazil Prison Clash Leaves 25 Inmates Dead
Seven of the dead were beheaded and six burned to death in fighting at a prison in Boa Vista, the capital of Roraima state, the news site G1 reported, citing local police.
Tyson Gay Loses Daughter In Street Shooting
The US sprinter's daughter was shot in the neck at a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky, on Sunday about 4 am local time. She died in hospital within an hour of being transported. Witnesses said Gay was hit during an exchange of gunfire between two cars, according to police.
Serena Williams
Serena Williams Defends Sexuality, Poses For Cover Shoot
Serena Williams, 35, is one female successful tennis genius and greatest champion with a striking African body, posing on the cover of Fader Magazine, she defends her sexuality.
Trump Challenges Rival Clinton To A Drug Test
Donald Trump on Saturday called on Hillary Clinton to take a drug test before the candidates face off in their third debate next week. More sex allegations trail Trump's presidential campaign.
Clinton’s Lead Over Trump Widens – Reuters Poll
Latest Reuters poll indicates that Hillary Clinton has maintained a substantial projected advantage in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the U.S. presidency.
Four People Die As Balcony Collapses In France
The accident occurred late on Saturday when a balcony on the third floor of the newly constructed building fell down in the city of Angers. According to local media reports, most of those injured were teenagers.
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British Man Fined €3,333 For Open Defecation At Airport
The 68-year-old removed his trousers and defecated on the asphalt at Brindisi airport. Italian police called the act obscene, especially as it was done in the full glare of close to 50 people. He was unable to give an explanation for the act. Police described him as being in a “state of mild agitation”.
Assisted Suicide Should Be Legalized – Dutch Government
Dutch government argue that people who believe that their life has been completed should,under strict and careful criteria, be enabled to legally end their life in dignity.
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Bob Dylan Wins 2016 Nobel Prize For Literature
American Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. He finally wins the award after being mentioned in recent years. He becomes the first musician and first American to win the $930,000 prize since 1993.
Climate Change
Buhari Nominates Amina For AU Reform Panel
Mrs Mohammed will represent Nigeria in the committee that will produce a report for presentation to the 28th African Union Summit in January 2017.
Teenager Sets Self Ablaze For Hitting 1,000 Likes On Facebook
Report says the dare is part of a recent social media fad known locally as “Vietnamese say, Vietnamese do.'' The girl had promised to set the fire if she received 1,000 “likes” on her Facebook profile. According to a social studies expert, it is a case of crowd psychology.
Trump Is Unqualified – Obama
Obama says Donald Trump’s comments on a 2005 videotape about groping women would disqualify him from even a job at a convenience store.
China Weakens Yuan Rate For Sixth Day
Analysts expect the currency to fall further in the face of dollar strength, slowing growth in the Asian giant, and capital outflows. The world’s second-largest economy expanded only 6.9 per cent in 2015. That's the weakest rate in a quarter of a century. And it has slowed further this year.
Bruno Mars To Perform ”24K Magic” At MTV Europe Awards
The funk-pop singer, who scored a string of hits before taking a break, will sing his “24K Magic” at the MTV European Music Awards, which will be broadcast live on November 6 from Rotterdam.
Body Of New-born Baby Found In Toilet
The strange discovery was made late Sunday by cleaners as they moved through the Qatar Airways flight after its arrival at the main international airport serving Jakarta.
Fraud: South African Finance Minister To Face Prosecution
Pravin Gordhan is to face prosecution for alleged misconduct during his time as chief of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) tax collection department.

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