Archive for January, 2016

Over 80 killed, children burnt to death in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

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Preview Boko Haram militants killed 86 people, including children, in their recent attack on villages in northeastern Nigeria on Saturday. Horrifying details of the attacks emerged on Sunday.
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German police should have right to shoot refugees illegally crossing border – AfD leader

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Preview The leader of “Alternative for Germany” (AfD) – a German Eurosceptic, anti-migration party – has said that police should have the right to use firearms, if necessary, to prevent migrants and refugees from crossing the German border illegally.
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Recognize anyone? EU launches ‘most wanted’ fugitives website

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Preview Perhaps envious of America’s "most wanted" criminals on the run, the EU launched a new website Friday with their own list.
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Photoshopping ph-ail: Nikon retracts prize for altered image

Posted by RT on January 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Photoshopping ph-ail: Nikon retracts prize for altered image
Preview In what must have been a flash decision, Nikon mistakenly awarded a photography prize to a clumsily photoshopped image. The error was subsequently pointed out online, drawing an apology from both Nikon and the photographer.
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Fin24.com | Rand rallies to under R16/$ on trade data, rate hike

Posted by Fin24 Markets on January 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Rand rallies to under R16/$ on trade data, rate hike
The rand has dipped below R16/$ for the first time since 6 January on several drivers, including an aggressive interest rate hike and surprisingly positive trade data.

Fin24.com | Gulf stocks rally to reduce January losses

Posted by Fin24 Markets on January 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Gulf stocks rally to reduce January losses
Stock markets in the energy-rich Gulf states enjoyed a strong rally on improved oil prices, reducing massive losses suffered in January.

Merkel: Refugees should ‘go home’ once war in Syria & Iraq is over

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Preview German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that most of the refugees entering Germany from Syria and Iraq are expected to return home once conflicts in their countries have ended. The statement comes as Merkel facing mounting pressure over her open-door policy.
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Fin24.com | US stocks join global rally, jump 2.5%

Posted by Fin24 Markets on January 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | US stocks join global rally, jump 2.5%
US stocks have jumped 2.5%, joining a global rally after surprise stimulus by the Bank of Japan raised confidence of further central bank moves to boost growth.

Fin24.com | Bank of Japan rate cut sends yen tumbling

Posted by Fin24 Markets on January 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Bank of Japan rate cut sends yen tumbling
The Bank of Japan's surprise interest cut has sent the yen tumbling against other major currencies.

Fin24.com | Oil market ends turbulent month a touch higher

Posted by Fin24 Markets on January 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Oil market ends turbulent month a touch higher
The oil market has scored modest gains, ending a turbulent January that drove prices sharply lower amid worries about the global crude oversupply.
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