Madagali Bomb blast: Death toll increases to 56, 177 injured

Boko Haram Takfiri militants have been blamed for the attack on the edge of the group's Sambisa Forest stronghold, which the Nigerian military has been bombing ahead of ground assaults. Market trader Habu Ahmad said the blasts happened around 9.30am. President Buhari restates that "putting an end to this senseless loss of innocent lives remains a top priority of this administration" adding that, "over the past few weeks, the Nigerian military have made significant advancements in an ...

Intense Syrian bombing of besieged Aleppo, troops advance

Intense Syrian bombing of besieged Aleppo, troops advance

After Sunday night's advances, hundreds of families "fled to the central districts of opposition-held east Aleppo ", said Fouad al-Halaby, a citizen journalist also from a-Maissair. "The initiative which Lavrov and Kerry discussed two days ago has a chance to succeed because it would lead to an effective end to the Aleppo tragedy, which has lasted for several years".

Ohio passes second, less restrictive, abortion bill

Ohio passes second, less restrictive, abortion bill

As reported by Forbes , similar bills have failed, as they rightly should. Although Kasich opposes abortion, he has previously expressed concern that the law would be ruled unconstitutional by federal courts. The Ohio House has approved a bill that would prohibit local municipalities from setting minimum wages higher than the state level. Politicians have no right to dictate OH women's personal medical decisions.

Labour pushed into fourth place in Sleaford by-election

The nightmare for Labour was put into sharp perspective when former Conservative finance minister George Osborne said: "The disintegration of the Labour Party is not good for democracy ". Vernon Coaker, the former shadow cabinet minister and MP for Gedling, who helped run Labour's campaign in Sleaford and North Hykeham, said the party's message on the European Union was not getting through to voters yet.

Bombing on Cairo road to pyramids kills 6 Egyptian police

Six police officers were killed and several were injured after an IED detonated at a security check point in Cairo , Egypt. A shadowy group called Hasm, or "Decisiveness", which the government suspects is linked to the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Lionel Messi's Barcelona Invite Chapecoense to Play at Camp Nou

There were only six survivors including three players, two Bolivian crew members and one Brazilian journalist. The other surviving players are goalkeeper Jackson Follmann, who has had a leg amputated, and defender Helio Neto, who was being treated in intensive care after suffering severe injuries, including to his head and lungs.