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160 killed as crowded church collapses in Nigeria

State police spokeswoman Cordelia Nwawe said 27 had been killed and 30 injured when the Reigners Bible church in Akwa Ibom state capital Uyo collapsed during a service on Saturday. Some people were taking the bodies of relatives to their homes because of the overcrowding. Etete Peters said it would be hard for now to ascertained the number of people that died, saying so many people were brought to the hospital dead.


Doping report details 'institutional conspiracy' in Russia

Doping report details 'institutional conspiracy' in Russia

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, the former sports minister in charge during the London and Sochi Olympics, said Russia would take legal action in response to the report. Eleven Russian athletes have already been sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee as a result of the IOC's own re-analysis programme, which began prior to the Rio Olympics and is ongoing.



Anti-China protesters rally in Hong Kong as vote looms

The next chief executive is due to be selected by a committee of 1,200 insiders, a China-controlled process at the center of the mass Occupy rallies that paralyzed parts of the city two years ago. Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. and Cheung Kong Property Holdings Ltd. were among the biggest gainers on the city's benchmark stock index in the wake of Leung's announcement, with each advancing more than 1.8 percent.


Gary Neville hits back at Liverpool signing with sarcastic Instagram post

Gary Neville hits back at Liverpool signing with sarcastic Instagram post

And although Sky Sports pundit Thompson anticipates the Anfield manager will keep faith with his compatriot at home to West Ham, he still feels a change should be made in the wake of that late Bournemouth collapse. 'He is probably still a supporter. I have to accept it. "I don't think there's much to choose between Karius or Mignolet", Neville said on the Match of the Day Facebook page.



US election was most 'talked about' in 2016: Facebook

At the end of the day, it was Trump who emerged as victorious with a landmark victory. The roller coaster U.S. election had many moments for Facebook users to buzz about, from the primary face-off between Donald Trump and a baker's dozen of Republican candidates toHillary Clinton's battle with Sen.


Cuban Dissidents Cancel Weekly March Following Castro's Death

Cuban Dissidents Cancel Weekly March Following Castro's Death

Fidel Castro himself had two state visits to China in 1995 and 2003. Typically, the group of women, who are primarily composed of the wives of jailed dissidents, attend Mass each Sunday wearing white dresses. But other dissidents see Fidel Castro's death as an opportunity for change on the island. "There are people who have many memories and who experienced a great deal of difficulty because of what happened in Cuba, and I am not minimising any of that", Trudeau said.