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Mexico says mayor and wife behind student disappearances

A demonstrator holds a picture of one of the 43 missing students of the Ayotzinapa teachers' training college, during a protest in Mexico City last night. Photograph: Tomas Bravo/Reuters. Relatives of the 43 missing students of the Ayotzinapa teachers' training ...


5 hr 30 min ago

Masked gunman who opened fire in Canada's parliament is 'privately educated ...

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the slain 32-year-old suspected killer of a Canadian Forces soldier near Parliament Hill, was a petty criminal – a man who had had a religious awakening in recent years and seemed to have become mentally unstable, it is reported by ...


5 hr 35 min ago

Misbah ul-Haq (AFP)

Dubai - Pakistan continued to bat solidly despite losing skipper Misbah-ul Haq as they reached 328-5 at lunch on the second day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Thursday. Misbah misread a googly from part-timer Steven Smith and was caught at ...


5 hr 37 min ago

WATCH: It's Iron Man vs Hulk in Avengers - Age of Ultron trailer

If you are an Avengers fan, this will make you both happy and sad. The makers of the Avengers have released the first trailer of the latest film in the series, Age of Ultron. Needless to say, if you love action films, this one promises much more of what you want.


5 hr 46 min ago

Google unveils new email service inbox

iol scitech oct 23 Google Gmail Management Tool AP The application is designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important information that can often become buried in their inboxes. Los Angeles - Internet giant Google introduced a ...


5 hr 46 min ago

Is this the end of Nokia phones?

iol scitech feb 25 nokia slx AFP The Nokia brand name is to disappear from mobile phones, less than a year after it was acquired by Microsoft. London - The Nokia brand name is to disappear from mobile phones, less than a year after it was acquired by ...


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5 hr 53 min ago

Gov’t moves to halt labour unrest

Striking public sector workers have been assured by government that workers due pension January 1, 2015, will be receiving the full lump sum of their pension entitlement. Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu said: “Every pensioner should be assured that his money is secure and safe. The government remains the guarantor; the government remains responsible and will grant further the payment of those whose retirement benefit is due as of January 1, 2015.” This will be the


5 hr 56 min ago

Baby killed, 8 hurt in suspected terror attack in Jerusalem - A

Israeli policemen stand guard at the scene after a car rammed a group of pedestrians at the Ammunition Hill tram stop, which lies on the seamline between west and occupied east Jerusalem, injuring nine on October 22, 2014. [AFP]. More >. Create alert for ...


6 hr 04 min ago

Emerging Stocks Halts Four-Day Gain on China Shares; Ruble Drops

Emerging-market stocks declined for the first time in five days as telecommunications companies fell and Chinese shares dropped the most in a month. South Korea's won and the ruble weakened. China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd. (762) slid to its lowest in ...


6 hr 04 min ago

Airstrikes target oil filed in eastern Syria

Activists say the U.S.-led coalition has launched airstrikes on an oil field in Syria's eastern province of Deir el-Zour that borders Iraq. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the coalition launched four airstrikes on oil wells in the Jafra field ...


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GMA joins workers strike today


6 hr 19 min ago

Nana Akufo-Addo retains Bawumia today


6 hr 21 min ago

Health workers strike over 'shady' pension scheme

Doctors and other health workers in public hospitals have withdrawn their services to out-patient departments owing to disagreements arising from government's handling of pension funds. This comes after an emergency meeting held by members of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and allied groups, Wednesday. The strike, originally scheduled for Tuesday failed to take off as many of the health workers across the country reported to work. Dr. Frank Serebour, General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association


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6 hr 57 min ago

Mahama optimistic of economic transformation

President John Mahama has expressed optimism that the country's economic transformation would propel it to be an exporter of finished products in the near future. "The transformation is coming in the form of supporting Ghanaian indigenous industries to process raw materials into finished goods for export to attract more revenue than just exporting raw materials to other countries," he said. President Mahama said this when he delivered a lecture on: "Ghana's Economic Transformation,


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Nana Addo retains Bawumia today

Newly-elected presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to officially announce Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia as his running mate for the 2016 general elections on Thursday. Nana Addo is expected to meet with the National Council of the party to announce his decision, per the requirements of the party’s constitution. Dr. Bawumia, was ...

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