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Celebrated United Nations Leader Kofi Annan Passes On At 80

LAGOS AUGUST 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Celebrated United Nations diplomat Kofi Annan has died. He was 80. Annan’s foundation announced his passing in Switzerland on Saturday. It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully […]

Suicide Bomber Attempt To Bomb Egypt Church Thwarted

LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A man wearing an explosives belt attempted to attack a Coptic Christian church north of Cairo but failed to enter before blowing himself up, Egyptian security officials said Saturday. The man tried to enter the church in Mostorod district in Qaliubiya province with churchgoers but eightened security around the church prevented him […]

Osama Bin Laden’s Son Vows To Revenge Father’s Killing

LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Osama Bin Laden’s brother has urged the former Al-Qaeda leader’s son Hamza not to follow in his infamous father’s foot steps. Hamza, 29, is widely seen as a possible successor to Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Egyptian ideologue who took over Al-Qaeda after US special forces killed Osama Bin Laden in a 2011 raid […]

MIRACLE: All 103 Occupants In A Plane Survive Air Crash

LAGOS AUGUST 1ST (NESRANGERS)-An Aeromexico jet crashed in while taking off in the Mexican state of Durango on Tuesday and officials said that everyone aboard survived the wreckage. The Embraer 190 aircraft with a capacity of 100 passengers went down during a hail storm on the route from Durango to Mexico City, Aeromexico said in […]

Man Detonates Explosive Device At U.S. Embassy In Beijing

LAGOS JULY 26TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A man detonated an explosive device outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring himself but no one else, police said. The explosion happened about 1 p.m. local time just outside the embassy’s southeast corner, an embassy spokesman said. The embassy confirmed that the man who detonated the device was the […]

Newborn Baby Dumped In Airplane Toilet

LAGOS JULY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The body of a newborn baby was discovered on a local flight in India on Wednesday, the police have revealed. The baby appeared to have been delivered on board in the toilet and had toilet paper stuffed in its mouth, reports NDTV. Police suspected that the mother is an underage girl on […]

Boko Haram Attacks Chad, Kills 18, Abducts 10

LAGOS JULY 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-At least 3,000 villagers have been forced to leave their homes in the Lake Chad region after a Boko Haram attack on a village near Chad’s border with Niger left at least 18 people dead. Lake Chad governor, Mohammed Aba Salah, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that the fighters also kidnapped 10 […]

Gunmen Kill Eleven Taxi Drivers In South Africa

LAGOS JULY 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-Gunmen have shot dead 11 taxi drivers returning to Johannesburg from the funeral of a colleague in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a police spokesman said on Sunday. The drivers, who were members of the Gauteng taxi association, were in a minibus driving along the R74 when unknown gunmen launched an ambush and opened fire. […]

Boko Haram:Cameroon Arrests Four Soldiers Suspected Of Executing Women, Children

LAGOS JULY 20TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Cameroon has arrested four soldiers suspected of shooting dead two women and two children in the country’s far north where its army is battling jihadist group Boko Haram, two security sources told Reuters. A video of the incident, which has been shared tens of thousands of times on Twitter since it emerged […]

Russian Shipwreck Carrying £100bn In Gold Discovered Off South Korea Coast

LAGOS JULY 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A Russian warship called Dmitrii Donskoi carrying gold worth £100 billion has been discovered off the coast of South Korea and is believed to have sunk in a naval battle 113 years ago. It is thought that the battle ship, which was discovered off the island of Ulleungdo, was sunken during the […]

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