Wednesday, 17 July 2013
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a park while standing up for his girlfriend who had been abused on Facebook, it was claimed today. Hassan Mahmood was attacked in South Yardley, Birmingham, last night following an argument between two groups of youths. Friends of the schoolboy claimed he was defending his girlfriend when he was knifed. Police were today questioning two 16-year-olds, a 15-year-old and a 17-year-old on suspicion of murder.
At least 22 children died and many others were sick after eating a free school lunch that was tainted by a heavy dose of insecticide, officials in India said today.
It was not immediately clear how chemicals ended up in the food in a school in the eastern state of Bihar, although one official said the food may not have been properly washed before it was cooked.
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BABY BORN WITH ROSARY: I Tried Many Times To Abort The Baby — Mother
The baby girl said to be born with a rosary around her neck in Bida, Niger State, on Saturday would not have been born at all as the mother had made several attempts to abort the pregnancy.
Chaos In Ekiti As Gunmen Attack PDP Leaders, Journalists
Confusion enveloped the Peoples Democratic Party secretariat in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, on Tuesday when gunmen invaded the premises, attacking party leaders and journalists, who came for a briefing.
THE World Health Organisation, WHO, has said 77 per cent of women in Nigeria use skin-lightening products, the world’s highest percentage. The figure compares with 59 per cent in Togo, and 27 per cent in Senegal.
Dencia Poses With The Game And Christina Milian At ESPY Party In Los Angeles
The beautiful songstress is no stranger to top notch events that always have superstars in attendance. She was pictured with U.S rapper, The Game and the beautiful Christina Milioan as well at the ESPY pre-event which was hosted by the former.
Culled from BBC.com
Cameroon: Gay Rights Activist 'Tortured and Murdered'
Prominent Cameroonian gay rights activist and journalist Eric Lembembe has been killed in the capital, Yaounde, a rights group says.
Mr Lembembe's neck and feet appeared to have been broken and his face, hands, and feet burned with an iron, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.