Kyrgyzstan Election: Protesters Storm Parliament Over Vote-Rigging Claims

Kyrgyzstan Election: Protesters Storm Parliament Over Vote-Rigging Claims

Protesters in Kyrgyzstan calling for the country’s parliamentary election to be annulled have broken into parliament in the capital, Bishkek. Footage showed people in the office of President Sooronbai Jeenbekov, and throwing paper from windows. Parts of the building appeared to be on fire. The break-in follows a day of clashes with police, who initially dispersed crowds with water cannon and tear gas. The clashes come amid allegations of vote-rigging in last Sunday’s election. One person died and nearly 600 were injured in the unrest, according to the Health Ministry.…

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Iran Does Not Care Who Becomes U.S. President – Spokesman

Iran Does Not Care Who Becomes U.S. President – Spokesman

Iran does not care who will take the office in Washington in the upcoming U.S. presidential election in November, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday. What matters is “Washington should reverse its hostile policies against Tehran,” Khatibzadeh told Tasnim news agency. “The UN Security Council Resolution 2231 and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the JCPOA),” should be honoured by the U.S., Khatibzadeh was quoted as saying. Besides, Washington should admit its mistakes of policies vis-a-vis, stop the “economic war and terrorism” against, return to its JCPOA…

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10 Things to Know About Starting a Production Company

Production Company

Let’s go ahead and repeat what we said up top, because it’s a hard truth: Starting a production company isn’t easy. It’s a lot of hard work. But if you dedicate yourself to it, then you can make it happen. I learned a thing or two after starting a production company of my own in…

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Thomas Partey: Arsenal Complete £45m Deal for Atletico Madrid Midfielder

Thomas Partey: Arsenal Complete £45m Deal for Atletico Madrid Midfielder

Arsenal have signed Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on a long-term deal after paying his 50m euros (£45.3m) release clause. The 27-year-old Ghana midfielder made 35 league appearances and scored three goals for Diego Simeone’s side as they finished third in La Liga last season. He played 188 times for Atletico after joining the club in 2011. Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, 24, has moved in the opposite direction and joined the La Liga side on loan. Arsenal have been linked with Partey, who has 29 international caps, throughout the summer…

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Edinson Cavani to Manchester United: A Star in Decline or a Missing Piece?

Edinson Cavani to Manchester United: A Star in Decline or a Missing Piece?

When Edinson Cavani’s Paris St-Germain contract was not extended in June, it brought to an end a seven-year romance with the French capital. While many would have seen it coming, after a season dominated by injury and bench-warming, few would have expected the Uruguayan to make his next significant appearance in a pair of ballet shoes. “Soccer and dance are more similar than the world imagines,” he said in September as he helped promote ballet as a pursuit for children in his home country. “When the performance begins, both football…

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Perez Hilton: I Never Needed to be so Cruel

Perez Hilton: I Never Needed to be so Cruel

In 2011, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton met with an exciting new singer named Ariana Grande. She was 18 at the time, and looking for a manager to help launch her career. Hilton, a well-known figure in the entertainment industry, could see her potential and wanted to work with her. But ultimately, Grande went with someone else. “I was really hurt, so for years afterwards I was super petty toward Ariana on my website and on social media,” Hilton admits in his new memoir. “I regret that.” It’s one of the…

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Robbers Attack Parish Priest In Makurdi

Robbers Attack Parish Priest In Makurdi

Armed robbers have attacked the parish priest of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church Parish Demekpe, Fr. Mfa Mdooyongo Solomon, in Makurdi, Benue state capital. The attack occurred in the early hours of Monday. The robbers, Solomon told The News men, that they made away with his phone, cash, ATM cards, and other valuables. The fiery priest told said the robbers stormed his parish house located within the premises of the church at about 2 am and forced their way into his bedroom through a window using a ladder where they climbed…

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England: Tammy Abraham, Ben Chilwell & Jadon Sancho told to Delay Arrival

England: Tammy Abraham, Ben Chilwell & Jadon Sancho told to Delay Arrival

Tammy Abraham, Ben Chilwell and Jadon Sancho have been told to delay their arrival at England’s training camp. It is understood a group of more than six people, including Chilwell and Sancho, attended a surprise party for Abraham’s 23rd birthday on Saturday. Gatherings of more than six people are banned in England amid the coronavirus pandemic. England say the move is a precaution while it is assessed if there is any risk to the wider group. Chelsea forward Abraham said he was unaware the party was planned but “deeply regrets”…

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Olamide, Wizkid, Davido, Don Jazzy, Falz Join #EndSARS Campaign

Olamide, Wizkid, Davido, Don Jazzy, Falz Join #EndSARS Campaign

Top entertainers Olamide, Wizkid, Davido, Don Jazzy and Falz have called on the Federal Government to put an end to the incessant brutalities by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The #EndSARS generated angry reactions from many Nigerians over the alleged killings and brutality of citizens by the operatives Pop star, Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to protect Nigerians. Responding to a tweet by Buhari wishing American President, Donald Trump, fast recovery from coronavirus, Wizkid urged the President to focus more on issues…

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US election 2020: Who do Russia, China and Iran want to win?

US election 2020: Who do Russia, China and Iran want to win?

Will the Kremlin be trying to “Keep America Great”? Is Beijing rooting for Biden? These questions are on the minds of the US intelligence community in the run-up to November’s vote. An assessment from a top official warns foreign powers will use “covert and overt influence measures” to try to sway US voters, singling out Russia, China and Iran. The three should not be compounded, as each, in the view of US intelligence, has their own goal and their own capabilities. The assessments themselves are under scrutiny too – a…

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Niger Private Schools Insist On Resuming For First Term

Niger Private Schools Insist On Resuming For First Term

Some private schools in Niger State have insisted that they would resume for first term against the directive of the state government. The government, in line with the decision taken during a meeting of northern Commissioners for Education, had declared that schools in the North are to resume for the third term. At a news briefing with reporters in Niger during the week, Commissioner of Education Hajia Hanatu Salihu declared that schools would re-open for the 2019/2020 third term and that the second and third term examinations conducted by schools…

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Janis Joplin: ‘There was no-One like Her’

Janis Joplin: 'There was no-One like Her'

It’s 50 years since Janis Joplin died of an overdose in Los Angeles aged only 27. Her sad death is the one main fact many people know about her – but for true fans she remains the best female rock singer there’s been. For half a century, interest in Joplin has barely diminished. In fact the list of biographies has been growing with the anniversary of her accidental death on 4 October, 1970 at the Landmark Motor Hotel in Hollywood. Jimi Hendrix had died only two weeks earlier. Books about…

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Boris Johnson Urges People to ‘go to the Cinema’

Boris Johnson Urges People to ‘go to the Cinema’

The Prime Minister has urged people to return to cinemas following news Cineworld is temporarily closing its UK and US venues, affecting 45,000 jobs. Boris Johnson said he would “encourage people to go out to the cinema, enjoy themselves and support” movie theaters. Cineworld’s move comes after the release of the new James Bond film was delayed again. The chain, which employs about 5,500 in the UK, has been hit by an absence of blockbuster movie to lure in customers. “We did everything in our power to support safe and…

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