Sunday, July 27, 2014

Oil Pipeline Networks on US-Mexico Border Turn Into Murder Sites - Reports

The number of killings, beatings, kidnappings and rapes near the US-Mexico border is increasing as pipeline networks expand and new conduits are installed to handle the oil output from South Texas Eagle Ford Formation, one of the most actively drilled areas in the US, Bloomberg Businessweek magazine reported.
Thousands of miles of pipelines sprawling across southwest of US are unmonitored, because they often stretch through private properties. As a result, they become execution sites for business rivals, drug couriers and other people who just appear to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, according to Bloomberg Business week.

Hamas Accepts New Ceasefire with Israel – Reports

 The Palestinian Hamas has agreed to a new 24-hour ceasefire with the Israeli army, Reuters reported on Sunday, quoting the group’s spokesman. "In response to U.N. intervention and considering the situation of our citizens and the occasion of Eid al-Fitr festival, it has been agreed among resistance groups to endorse a 24-hour humanitarian calm, starting from 2 p.m. on Sunday," Sami Abu Zuhri was quoted as saying.

Armed Clashes in Two Largest Libyan Cities Leave 59 Dead

 At least 59 people died in clashes between the Libyan government forces and Islamist militants in Benghazi and Tripoli, Reuters reported on Sunday, citing local security and healthcare sources.
According to the agency, the clashes began in two cities almost simultaneously and continued through the entire night. Preliminary estimates show that at least 36 people were killed by militants in Benghazi with the majority of the victims being civilians. In Tripoli 23 people, including Egyptian workers, died when a house collapsed hit by a mortar round.

Female Suicide Bomber Dies In Failed Attempt To Blast University In Kano

The Nigeria police said a lone female suicide bomber died in an attempt to bomb, Northwest University in Kano around 1PM Nigerian time. 

 The female estimated to be 16 years of age, was walking suspiciously towards the gate of the university when police guarding the area spotted her, isolated her and called for reinforcement from female police officers adept at handling Muslim females.

The young woman who had a bomb concealed inside her hijab, killed herself by detonating her explosives, five policemen suffered minor injuries 

Army Bans Movement In Maiduguri During The Sallah Celebration

The Nigerian Army’s 7th Division in Maiduguri has imposed a ‘freeze’ of movement to vehicles within Maiduguri and environs. Their decision is due to continuing intelligence reports of bombing plots by a number of terrorist groups, including the Boko Haram, during the Sallah celebration in Borno state.

Photo: Another Bomb Blast Averted in Kano by Police

The Police in Kano state today July 27th averted what may have been another fatal bomb blast in the ancient city. Police operatives averted the calamity after discovering a Peugeot 406 car with registration number AA 513 ZAK, laden up with explosives at the mosque of Sheikh Isyaku Rabiu at Goron Dutse. Bomb experts neutralized the explosives immediately and no casualty was recorded.

The Kano state commissioner of police, Mr. Aderenle Shinaba has confirmed the reports

Bomb blast hit Kano Catholic church kills 5

5 people have now been confirmed dead following a bomb was tossed to the premises of St. Charles Catholic Church in the Sabon Gari part of Kano City soon after church service around 1pm today July 27th

Confirming the incident, Mr Frank Mba, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police stated that five persons including two women, two men and a soldier securing the premises of the church were killed in the attack as worshipers were leaving the church premises after service. Others were injured

International Inspections Found no Violations on Part of Russia at Border with Ukraine

International inspections have not registered any violations on part of Russia, including undeclared military activity, at the border with Ukraine, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said on Sunday.
"According to the results of [international]inspections, no violations or undeclared military activity on the part of Russia have been registered at border areas with Ukraine," Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.
Some 18 international inspection teams have visited Russia’s border areas with Ukraine over the last four months in the framework of the Vienna Document 2011 and the Treaty on Open Skies.

UK Foreign Office Recommends British Citizens to Refrain From Visiting Libya - Report

The British Foreign Office advises UK citizens against travelling to Libya and urges those who are currently in the country to leave immediately due to increasing violence, BBC reported on Saturday.

According to the Foreign Office, between 100 and 300 Britons could be staying in Libya at present. The UK embassy in Tripoli remains open but operates with limited staffing, providing “very limited” consular support.

Malaysia Airlines in Total Strategy Revision Following Two Tragedies in Half Year

 Malaysia Airlines is planning to take a range of measures, aimed to restore the image of the flag carrier and reshaping the airline strategy following two deadly tragedies over the past six months, The Telegraph reported on Sunday.

“Our major shareholder, the Malaysian government, has already started a process of assessing the future shape of our business and that process will now be speeded up as a result of MH17,” the agency quoted the airline’s commercial director Hugh Dunleavy.
“This tragedy has taught us that despite following the guidelines and advice set out by the governing bodies, the skies above certain territories are simply not safe,” he writes.
“MH17 has shown us that airlines can no longer rely on existing industry bodies for this information,” he elaborated.

Pope Francis Urges Not to Repeat WWI Mistakes

As the international community is marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I on Monday, Pope Francis came up with a plea on Sunday not to repeat the mistakes of the past and think of children suffering from armed conflicts across the globe instead.

Paris Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Middle East – French Foreign Ministry

French authorities call for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East, according to the statement made by Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Saturday.
“This morning the Israeli offensive in Gaza resumed. Supporting numerous international statements on this issue, France calls for immediate extension of the humanitarian pause, a real ceasefire and start of negotiations,” Fabius was quoted as saying in the communique.
“Whatever the reasons are nothing can justify continuation of the bloodshed, destruction and deaths,” French Foreign Minister stressed.

US Indirectly Admits Ukraine’s Missile Systems Present near Donetsk when MH17 Crashed

The United States has indirectly admitted that Kiev’s air defense systems were present near Donetsk when the Malaysia Airlines plane crashed, thus confirming the data of Russian satellites, a senior source in the Russian Defense Ministry told RIA Novosti on Sunday.
"In his statement, the White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest implicitly acknowledged that Ukraine’s air defense systems had been present in the Donetsk area, although he claimed they had not been operating," the source said, commenting on Earnest’s words that the missile that hit the flight MH17 was launched from the area controlled by the militia.

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Mother whose 3-yr old son went missing finally admits she battered him to death,hid body in a bush (Photos)

The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, who sparked a vast public search when he vanished from his Edinburgh home, has admitted battering him to death and hiding his body in a bush.
Rosdeep Adekoya, 34 reported the toddler missing to police four days after ‘losing her temper’ and beating him brutally when he was sick following a trip to a Nando’s restaurant.
He was left with more than 40 injuries including devastating internal wounds which killed him two days after the beating – but she had not taken him to a doctor because of his bruises.She then wrapped his body in a duvet cover, put it in a suitcase and hid it in a bush behind her sister’s house 25 miles away.

Depressed Security Guard Commits Suicide At Mr Biggs Restaurant In Ogun State -

Circumstances surrounding the suicide committed by a security guard at the popular eatery, Mr. Biggs, at Alagbole, Ogun State, southwest Nigeria, have been revealed.  The security man, who was identified by the police as Bolaji Akinrounwi, hanged himself near the staircase on Wednesday morning with his belt.

He did not leave any note or give any hint of his intention before he was found in the morning by another guard who scaled the fence to open the gate.

However, before he hanged himself, he was said to have deleted some of the numbers on his phone.
P.M.NEWS witnessed the frantic efforts by the manager of the eatery to identify his acquaintances through some numbers found in his phone but all to no avail.  Workers at the fast food restaurant who spoke with P.M.NEWS on the tragedy said they did not know why the man decided to take his own life.
The workers who refused to disclose their identities also disclosed that they didn’t notice any strange behaviour or sign from their late colleague.

It is “Totally Unacceptable”! Babaginda Condemns Bombings.

“To state the least, this bloodletting must stop. This bloodletting has to stop”
The former military president General Ibrahim Babaginda has condemned the bombings in the country, most especially the bomb attacks in Kaduna.
“It is callous and inhuman for anyone to goad this country on the path of perfidy, a path that is laid with landmines and bombs. This is totally unacceptable.” he said.

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9 year old boy falls & dies in soakaway in Lagos(Photo)

There was anger on Thursday morning on the Apata Street, Somolu area of Lagos after a nine-year-old child, identified as Riliwan, fell into a soakaway and died.Riliwan, a primary six pupil of a primary school in the area, was to attend his graduation ceremony that morning where he was billed to be given prizes for coming first in his class, when tragedy struck.

Chadian Robbers Arrested Over Robbery At Omisore’s Ikoyi House “I Rob To Marry 2nd Wife”

The suspected hired killers who recently attacked Senator Omisore’s Ikoyi home have been arrested.

The suspects said they are from Chad and that their intention for attacking the senator’s home was to rob and not to kill as earlier reported. One of the suspects, 29-year-old Abdulahi narrated how they carried out the operation successfully.

Read his confession below:


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