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The threat posed to Europe by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) came closer to home on Feb. 15 when the group released a video showing ISIS militants killing 21 Egyptian Christians on the Libyan shores of the Mediterranean — the same coastline from which each week hundreds of people set sail for Europe.

In a case of underage drinking, nine Class Five pupils of the Mamobi Prisons Primary School here in Accra have been suspended for displaying drunken behaviour in class.

A man in Turkey has been fined for saying "I don't love you" to his wife.

There was laughter at the Sharia Court, Samaru, Gusau, Zamfara State, during the week, when a housewife, Aisha Dannupawa, asked the court to dissolve her one-week marriage to her husband, Ali Maizinari, because she could not bear the size of his penis.

The Supreme Court decision ordering the suspension of the district level elections process is the result of arrogance and disregard for due process by the Electoral Commission (EC), says outspoken newspaper editor, Malik Kwaku Baako Jnr.

General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Pastor Mensa Otabil, has attributed Ghana's slow pace of development - despite its numerous opportunities - to the absence of trust and integrity among citizens.

Black Stars coach, Avram Grant, is set to take up the role of technical director of all the national teams, a responsibility which begins with the Black Satellites in next month's African Youth Championship (AYC) in Senegal.

Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan, says he will reassess his decision not to take penalty kicks for the national football team despite persistent calls on him to do so.

Johannesburg  - The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations will move from January to June because of plans to switch the 2022 World Cup dates, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said Wednesday."Africa has automatically and nicely agreed it will not organise the Cup of Nations in January 2023," Valcke told reporters in Qatar, hosts of the 2022 World Cup.

Lawyers for jailed South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius have launched a legal bid to prevent prosecutors from appealing against his acquittal on murder charges.

LONDON  — Chelsea plans to invite the black man abused by its supporters at a French metro station before a Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain this week to its London stadium for the return leg.

The Netherlands striker missed Monday's FA Cup win over Preston and is likely to retain his place at the weekend after Radamel Falcao again struggled to make an impact.

Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury in Texas found that its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by patent licensing firm Smartflash LLC.

Four years ago, Candra Alston and her 3-year-old daughter, Malaysia Boykin, were murdered inside their South Carolina apartment. Police in Columbia collected DNA at the scene, but the investigation stalled.

If you followed the Kickstarter launch of Pebble Time, you probably noticed that the smartwatch got funding very quickly. It met its $500,000 goal in just 17 minutes, and hit the magical $1 million mark in about half an hour.

NASA researchers think they understand why comets have a hard, crispy outside and a cold but soft inside — just like fried ice cream.

Modern humans share about 95 percent of their genetic code with chimpanzees. Yet human brains, and what we do with them, are vastly different.

SAN FRANCISCO – YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for young children to help parents control what their kids are watching on the Internet.


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Sleeping more than 8 hours a night? That may be too much of a good thing, because you're more likely to suffer a stroke, according to a study out of the University of Cambridge.

Scientific know-how and medical technology is at a level so sophisticated that the first human head transplant can be available to be performed just two years from now, an Italian neurosurgeon says.

Actress Nikki Samonas has been sending signals to her bikini wearing colleagues that she is the only bikini wearing queen in Ghana.

A geographically challenged newlywed — who canceled his $80,000 African safari honeymoon for fear of Ebola, even though he would be traveling thousands of miles away from the outbreak — is suing a Manhattan travel agency for a refund, according to a new lawsuit.

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