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Toronto gun homicides rise 200% this year, police say

Toronto Staff. Insp. Greg McLane attributes rise in homicides to more criminals carrying guns Toronto police Staff Insp. Greg McLane says the rise in gun crime is partly due to criminals carrying their guns instead of storing them for later use. (CBC) (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press) Fatal shootings in Toronto have increased …

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Zanetor wants High Court judge removed from hearing her case

Dr. Zanetor Rawlings NDC parliamentary nominee for Klottey Korle, Dr Zanetor Rawlings wants the Supreme Court to bar High Court judge Ackah-Boafo from hearing a case contesting her candidature. According to Dr Zanetor’s lawyer, Godwin Tamakloe, the judge erred in law when he wrongly assumed jurisdiction to interpret Article 94(1)(a) of the …

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Historic New York church destroyed by fire during Orthodox holiday

Firefighters battle flames at an historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in New York, Sunday, May 1, 2016. The church was constructed in the early 1850s and was designated a New York City landmark in 1968. (Anindya Ghose via AP) NEW YORK — A historic church in New York …

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On Ethiopia’s Charges of Terrorism Against Political Leaders

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, APO (African Press Organization)/ — Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC April 29, 2016   The United States is deeply concerned by the Government of Ethiopia’s recent decision to file terrorism charges against Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) …

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Confirmed: Kwesi Kyei masterminded Fox FM attack

Baah Acheamfour Police investigations into the alleged assault on Mr. Baah Acheamfour have revealed that six persons went to FOX FM and attacked the victim on the instruction of the Ashanti Regional Communication’s Director for the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Kwasi Kyei. This was contained in a statement signed by …

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