Saturday, March 1, 2014

Heartless: Muslim extremists cut off a man's hand as punishment for stealing, posted pics live on Twitter

 Extremist Syrian organization named ISIS - Islamist State in Iraq and Syria - cut off a man's hand for allegedly stealing and tweeted the event and photos live. Daily Mail UK reports that ISIS claimed the man had asked for the punishment to be carried out in Maskanah, northern Syria, so he could be 'cleansed of his sins' of stealing.

The first tweet showed a blindfolded man being held down, surrounded by a large group of rebels, moments before the amputation. Two other images show a sword as it is brought down on the man's wrist... and seconds after, as the man's hand lies separated. 
See the graphic photos after the cut...

Photos: Lupita Nyong'o steps out with Mum in strapless grey tweed midi-dress

 Lupita showed up at yesterday's Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party held in West Hollywood in this sexy cutout grey tweed midi-dress. She took her mum Dorothy as her date. Hope she wins an Oscar tomorrow.

Watch out! Top scams list that let you see through сon artists' tricks

As March is Fraud Prevention Month, Canada's Better Business Bureau is cautioning against most common scams used to con people. This can be relevant not only to Canadians but actually to people all over the world in our globalized age. 

We all already owe the scammers for a grain of robust distrust as well as for learning never to give out any personal information.....

Twin Explosions Disrupt football viewing centre in Maiduguri killing many people

Twin explosions rocked a football viewing centre in Ajilari ward, Jere Council section of Maiduguri, in Borno State today March 1st killing several football fans, Vanguard reports.
The Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), said to possess been planted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the viewing centre at Ajilari Railway Cross, exploded at about 6pm,  killing many fans, while several others sustained injuries.
A residents of Ajilari told a Vanguard correspondent that, “Some suspected terrorists in two Toyota Hilux Pick Up vans, pretending to be  firewood suppliers, detonated the bombs near the football viewing centre,  resulting in lack of several lives.

27 dead, 109 injured in southwestern China terrorist attack at train station, suspects shot dead (Videos)

A number of suspects were shot dead during a "premeditated, violent terrorist attack" at a train station in southwestern China in which at least 27 people died, state media said on Sunday. The official Xinhua news agency said the identities of those shot dead had yet to be confirmed. The attack happened late on Saturday in Kunming city. At least 27 people have been killed in a "violent attack" at a train station. Another 109 were injured, the report added.

US withdraws participation in preparatory meetings for G8 in Sochi - Obama

US President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the US will suspend upcoming participation in preparatory meetings for the G8. The conversation took place on Obama's initiative and was dedicated to the situation in Ukraine. 

US Obama warns Russia of political and economic isolation

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Video: 27 dead, 109 injured in southwestern China terrorist attack at train station, suspects shot dead

Boko Haram: Adamawa gov, guards flee, abort trips

Adamawa State Governor, Admiral  Murtala Nyako (retd), and state officials in his convoy on Friday fled Shuwa in Madagali Local Government Area of the state upon learning of the advancement of Boko Haram members in the area.
Nyako, who was on condolence visits to victims of Boko Haram attacks in Shuwa, Gulak and Michika, was at his first town of call  when he was alerted to the advancement of  insurgents in the area again.

Saturday PUNCH learnt that the governor  scampered  to safety upon hearing what was suspected to be an exchange of gunfire between soldiers and  members of the Islamic sect. The governor, it was further learnt,  was immediately whisked into the vehicle by his security details, who advised that all other visits should be cancelled.
An eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity because he was not authorised to speak to the media, explained that the governor and his entourage were in Shuwa to commiserate with victims of recent attacks by members of the Islamic sect.

Centenary dinner unites Jonathan, Obasanjo, Buhari

For the first time in recent times, all living former heads of government of Nigeria on Friday gathered under the same roof to join President Goodluck Jonathan in celebrating the 100 years of the nation’s amalgamation.
The venue was the Presidential Villa, Abuja where the centenary anniversary presentation and award night/dinner was held.  100 persons, both living and dead, believed to have contributed meaningfully to national development, were honoured at the colourful event.

Nigeria, Cameroon may clash over Boko Haram

There are strong indications that Nigeria and Cameroon may clash over Boko Haram as the Federal Government accuses Cameroon of harbouring members of the militant Islamic sect.  Saturday PUNCH learnt on Thursday that the Federal Government was becoming increasingly frustrated by the refusal of Cameroon to cooperate with Nigeria in its efforts to combat the militant Islamic sect.
A top source in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who confided in one of our correspondents in Abuja, said that President Goodluck Jonathan would report Cameroon to relevant agencies in the United Nations.
Part of government’s strategy is to adopt the policy of hot pursuit, whereby Nigeria’s military will chase the insurgents into their hideouts and flush them out while those in the diplomatic circles will continue with diplomacy.

Russia hits out at West for 'flirting' with Islamist groups in Syria

Russia on Saturday slammed Western countries for attempts to "flirt" with Islamist rebels in Syria. "There is bewilderment in Moscow about attempts by some of our foreign partners who are fond of insisting on the observance of human rights in all corners of the world to flirt with Islamist groups in Syria, trying to represent some of them as 'moderate' forces opposing the 'regime of Bashar al-Assad," Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Russia & The West: Russian Upper House appeals to Putin to recall ambassador from US over Obama's comments

The Upper Houce of Russian Parliament, the Federation Council, has recommended Saturday that Moscow's ambassador be recalled from Washington over comments made by President Barack Obama. According to the Federation Council, Obama has issued direct threat to Russia. Upper chamber chair Valentina Matvienko also ordered the Council's foreign affairs committee to ask Putin to recall the Russian ambassador from the United States.

Inhuman: Homosexual man burnt alive by anti-homosexual mob in Uganda (Viewer Discretion)

Uganda Anti Homosexuality bill. Death opposed but life imprisonment just fine.
It seems the ongoing struggle to bring awareness to the plight of same sex persons in the African region is increasingly being fraught with increased disarray.
Point in case the latest photo to make social media rounds, this time first appearing on imgur of that of what the posting individual has termed gay person burned alive by anti gay mob in Uganda.


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