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Manchester United top deadline-day big spenders

Main Topix: Manchester United - Manchester City
Manchester United dominated Europe's transfer activity as the transfer deadline window slammed shut on Monday, manager Louis van Gaal taking his summer spending spree to more than 150 million pounds.

Change diet to reduce climate change, experts argue

LONDON: Healthier diets are not only important to ensure food security and people's health, but also to avoid dangerous climate change, according to a new British study published in the scientific journal Nature Climate Change.

Airtel finalises yu buyout plans

Nairobi, Kenya: Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with 300 million customers across operations in 20 countries in Asia and Africa has announced that it has finalised an agreement with Essar Telecom Kenya Limited (ETKL), which

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Blaqy and Risper Faith hit out at each other over controversial 'Money Maker' video

The anticipation that preceded the dropping of Anaconda by Nicki Minaj resulted in over 49 million hits within three days, once the video was put up.

Arizona man arrested for burning, urinating on Bible

A 22-year-old Arizona man calling himself "Dark Lord" has been arrested for allegedly burning a Bible and urinating on it outside a Christian-oriented homeless shelter in northern Arizona, police said on Friday.

Sudan closes Iranian cultural centres and expels diplomats

Cairo, Egypt: Sudan has closed all Iranian cultural centres in the country and expelled the cultural attaché and other diplomats, a government source said on Tuesday, without giving an explanation for the move.

Death toll from Congo Ebola outbreak rises to 31

Main Topix: Democratic Republic Of Congo - Congo's Equateur
Kinshasa, DRC : The death toll from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Djera region of northern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 31, Minister of Health Felix Kabange Numbi told Reuters on Tuesday.

British 'jihadist' mum threatens to behead Christians

Main Topix: Prime Minister David Cameron - Sakinah Hussain
A middle-aged British mother-of-two and former rock band member has joined jihadists in Syria and wants to behead Christians with a "blunt knife", British media reported.
In the Video: Go ye out and preach the word. This clarion call among Christians has for centuries inspired millions to leave their comfort zones to preach by speaking to non-believers …but in Siaya county, a group of Christians has found a way of spreading the gospel and praying without uttering a word

Danny Welbeck transfer: The inside story on how Arsenal's clinched the deal

Main Topix: Manchester United - Radamel Falcao
England: Arsenal got a terrific deal done on Danny Welbeck because he is young, English, has got pace and power and, at £16m, looks a very good signing.

Ten dead after bus collides with pickup truck ferrying mourners in Kakamega

Kakamega, Kenya: Ten people died Tuesday after a bus collided with a pickup ferrying a corpse at River Isikhu Bridge on the outskirts of Kakamega town....