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Elephant Not On The Menu At Robert Mugabe’s 91st Birthday Bash

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Plans had been made to slaughter two elephants for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s 91st birthday party, but it turned out the hotel had no fridge space for such large cuts of meat. As IOL so aptly put it, the elephant was most definitely in the room, but luckily not on anybody’s plate. The $1.3 million… Read more »

From Russia With Love: Country Celebrates In Streets, Parades ‘Missile’ To ‘Blow Up Barack Obama’

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Presently, the relationship between the United States and Russia through each country’s president, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, is not very favorable. The Inquisitr previously reported about the tension between both countries/presidents. Most of this tension is centered on the situation happening in Ukraine. Apparently, Russia is concerned that the United States will use “World… Read more »

UK Glam Rocker Gary Glitter Jailed For 16 Years

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Once considered one of the biggest glam rockers in the UK, Sky News reports that singer Gary Glitter has been jailed for 16 years after being found guilty earlier this month of committing child abuse acts dating back more than 30 years ago. Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) has been convicted of one count of… Read more »

ISIS Holding 262 Christian Hostages In Syria, Activists Say

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ISIS continues it’s terror campaign and is now holding up to 262 Christian hostages in Syria, according to reports from activist. The brutal group raided cities in northeastern Syria in the last few days and took hundreds of Assyrian Christians captive, including women and children, the reports indicate. The situation for the hostages is dire,… Read more »

Islamic State Kidnap Scores Of Christians In Syria: Beheadings Feared

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Islamic State Militants have kidnapped at least 90 Assyrian Christians in northeast Syria, after overrunning two villages in Hassakeh province. The BBC reports that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that at least 90 men, women, and children were seized in a series of dawn raids near the town of Tal Tamr. According to… Read more »

As Kate Middleton Prepares Royal Nursery, Sexy Granny Carole May Become Supernanny After Kate’s Staff Quits [Video]

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Kate Middleton has become noticeably pregnant, but that hasn’t stopped the Duchess of Cambridge from what she regards as her essential royal duties. And for both Princess Kate and Prince William, that means focusing on non-profit charity organizations, reported Christian Today. Most recently, Kate met with sick children at the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, then… Read more »

Boko Haram Suicide Bomber, A Seven-Year-Old Girl, Kills Five, Injures 19

Boko Haram Suicide Bomber Was Seven

Boko Haram has been blamed for yet another suicide bombing. This time, the Islamic extremists strapped a bomb to a 7-year-old girl, killing her as well as five others, and injuring 19. The Guardian reports that the Nigerian child was “thought to be seven” by witnesses. Injury and fatality totals have checked out with anonymous… Read more »

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Sells 100,000 Into State-Sponsored Slavery

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Incredible claims have emerged that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has sold at least 100,000 poor North Koreans into slavery abroad to fund his lavish lifestyle. According to the Mirror, human rights activists monitoring abuses in North Korea have claimed that 100,000 people are reported to have been sent abroad to work in terrible conditions…. Read more »

Yemen: Former President Flees House Arrest

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Yemen’s former president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has escaped weeks of house arrest by the Houthi militia at his official residence on Saturday and fled to his home town of Aden, according to several reports. Hadi’s official status since leaving the presidency last month due to his protest of the Houthis overrunning the presidential palace and… Read more »

Is Vladimir Putin Attempting To Provoke A Conflict In Europe?

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In recent months, rhetoric against Vladimir Putin over the conflict in Ukraine has stepped up. Many in the West are becoming increasingly concerned about Vladimir Putin’s perceived expansionist ambitions and fears are rising that Putin’s ambitions extend far beyond Ukraine. In the last few days, matters have taken a very sinister turn. In recent days… Read more »

South African Axe Attack Girl Able To Identify Relatives

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A 16-year-old girl who survived an axe attack in her home, where her parents and older brother were killed, is starting to show emotions and can recognize family members from photographs. As reported by the Inquisitr, Marli van Breda survived the brutal axe attack in the family’s De Zalze Golf Estate home in Stellenbosch, South… Read more »

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 21 Near Chibok

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Boko Haram militants have killed at least 21 people in attacks near the northern Nigerian village of Chibok close to where the rebels abducted more than 200 schoolgirls last year, according to reports, as the radical Islamist group steps up its violent campaign ahead of national elections. The group’s nearly six-year insurgency has ravaged wide… Read more »

Somalia: Government Officials Killed In Suicide Bombing

African Union Peacekeepers Patrol Mogadishu After Al-Shabab Militants Withdraw

Al-Shabab militants have attacked a hotel in Somalia, apparently targeting lawmakers and government officials who were holding Friday prayers in the hotel, which has resulted in the deaths of at least 10 and has wounded dozens of others, according to several reports. Two explosions went off at the Central Hotel, with a suicide bomber steering… Read more »