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Friday, February fourteenth, theUN says at least 22 people have been killed in a village in the Northwest region of Cameroon. Over half of those killed were children. No one has claimed responsibility for Friday’s incident but the opposition parties blame the killing on the government.

World's biggest hotel to open in Mecca

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The world’s biggest hotel s set to open in Mecca in 2017, offering an unprecedented level of luxury to travelers and royalty alike in Saudi Arabia.

Man caught drowing 3-year-old step-daughter jailed for 100 years

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A man has been jailed for 100 years after he was caught on CCTV repeatedly throwing his three-year-old stepdaughter in a swimming pool, eventually causing her to drown. The incident on 12 August 2015, occurred at a hotel in the city of Morelia, in the south-western Mexican state of Michoacan.

Cameroonian may be deported unless he proves he is gay

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A charity volunteer claims he faces deportation because he has not done enough to prove he is gay.

Valerie Ediage arrived in the UK six years ago and said his life would be at risk if he returned to Cameroon.

Turkish courts jailed 32,000 suspects for links to group 'behind' coup

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Turkish courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest on charges of links to a group run by US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed for the July 15 coup, the justice minister said.

French policy shift leaves Gabon's Ali Bongo out in the cold

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In the heyday of former President Omar Bongo, Gabon and its oil wealth were a central pillar of "La Francafrique", a shadowy network that enabled France's troops to defend African autocrats in exchange for juicy contracts for French companies.

MTN hit by another Nigerian charge

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MTN has been accused of illegally repatriating about $14bn from Nigeria, the mobile network operator’s largest market.

Israel's longest serving statesman Shimon Peres is dead

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Israel's longest serving statesman Shimon Peres died early Wednesday, leaving the country mourning the last of the state’s founding fathers and a man whose legacy as a would-be peacemaker is celebrated by supporters but eyed with skepticism by many Palestinians.

Ronaldinho to visit his soccer academy in Dubai on Saturday

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Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho will be in Dubai to visit his soccer academy in the Duplays-managed Koora Dome at Al Wasl Club on Saturday.

Take a look at Abu Dhabi’s new airport

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The Midfield Terminal is expected to be the largest architectural structure in Abu Dhabi

The Dh10.8 billion Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi International is gearing up toward a December 2017 opening.

Cameroonian-French migrant family of 10 have one more chance before they're homeless

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A family of ten who demanded a six-bedroom home and turned down three properties have now been warned they face becoming 'intentionally homeless'.

Arnold Mballe Sube, his wife Jeanne, both 33, and their children live in a three-bedroom, end-of-terrace home in Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire - which they describe as 'the worst place they've ever lived'.

Cameroon government suppresses private security companies

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Cameroon’s government says it is clamping down on unlicensed private security firms in an effort to improve public safety and enforce regulations.

Young man missing at sea for week found floating In raft; mother presumed dead

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young man who was missing at sea for a week was found alive and is expected to arrive in Boston Tuesday–but his mother is missing and presumed dead.

About one week after 22-year-old Nathan Carman of Middletown, Connecticut left Rhode Island on a fishing trip with his mother, Linda, he was found by the freighter Orient Lucky about 100 nautical miles south of Martha’s Vineyard.

Huawei donates library to primary school in Cameroon

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Daniel Ngong Wango, director of Bastos Government Bilingual Primary School, told Xinhua they are very grateful for the gesture by Huawei. He said the donation is historic as it is the first modern library in public primary schools in Yaounde.

Yahoo says "state-sponsored" hackers stole data on about 500 million users

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Yahoo says "state-sponsored" hackers stole data on about 500 million users in what could be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.

Michelle Obama does her best Barack impression

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If there's one person who can pull off a really good Barack Obama impression, it's his wife Michelle Obama (and also their daughters Malia and Sasha, apparently).

Vodafone partner with Afrimax to launch 4G services in Cameroon

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Vodafone has expanded its partnership with Afrimax to expand 4G services to include Cameroon as part of a non-equity partner market agreement.

Cameroon: Cocoa farmers received over €1.4 million in premium payments

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More than 9,500 cocoa farmers in Cameroon have received over €1.4 million in premium payments under Cargill’s Cocoa Promise program – the largest certification payments in the country.

Sudan bishop appeals to U.S. government to intervene in trial of pastors facing death penalty

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Sudanese Bishop Andudu Adam Elnail has called on the U.N. and the U.S. government to intervene and demand the release of pastors who are being tried for various offenses in Sudan. The pastors could be sentenced to death if they are found guilty.

A Hollywood actor found murdered at L.A home

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An actor has been found murdered at the rented home of Canadian talk-show host George Stroumboulopoulos in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, police and the TV personality said on Friday.

Ethiopian man beats wife for converting to Christianity

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An Ethiopian woman spent three days at a hospital after she was beaten by her husband for converting to Christianity. Habiba Ibrahim, mother of three, had been a Christian for about a month before her husband found out and attacked her.

Protesters interrupt to slam wealthy pastor's lavish lifestyle after hosting Donald Trump in Detroit

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The pastor in question, Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, hosted Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during his visit to Detroit earlier this month.

Cameroon to organize group wedding for refugees

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Cameroon is organizing group weddings for refugees who fled the Boko Haram conflict in Nigeria and intercommunal violence in the Central African Republic.

Donald Trump vows to withdraw financial support from Planned Parenthood

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump released a letter last week declaring his commitment to defund Planned Parenthood if it continues to perform abortions.

Canadian island offers job, land to anyone willing to relocate

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A general store on a small Canadian Island has been inundated with applications after it posted an advert offering land and a job to those willing to relocate there.

A Camreoonian boat captain pushed six Christians overboard over religion

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A Cameroonian immigrant has been put on trial in Spain for murdering six Christian occupants of a migrant boat on account of their religion.

Russia: Christain leader arrested for evangelizing outside of church

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Christian leaders in Russia have reportedly begun to be arrested after the passing of new anti-terrorism laws that ban evangelism outside of churches.

Megachurches continue to grow

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New research on church growth has revealed that the world’s largest churches are continuing to grow.

According to ChristianToday.com, megachurches in America and around the world are gaining more members. More than 1.6 million people reportedly attend America’s megachurches each week.