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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Ex-con wants to go back to prison so he can watch premium TV channel...

We’re no strangers to weird stories here on OC, but this one’s a bit too weird even for us. A French burglar intentionally left traces of DNA all over...

US woman swallows engagement ring in her sleep

A US woman has undergone surgery after removing and swallowing her engagement ring in her sleep. Jenna Evans, 29, said she and her fiancé Bobby had been on a speeding...

Three suspected ritual murders rock Ashiaman

Three bodies of suspected ritual murder victims have been discovered at various locations in the Ashaiman Municipality on early Sunday morning. The dead, identified as 70 year old Ibrahim Bagada...

Kenyan MP demands law to control farting on planes

A Kenyan MP has demanded that a law be passed to help flight crews deal with passengers battling flatulence on board. Lilian Achieng Gogo, MP for Rangwe constituency in western...

Cockpit coffee spill forces commercial jet to make emergency landing

A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic...

74-year-old woman becomes world’s oldest ever to give birth

Mangayamma, a 74-year-old woman in India’s Anthar Pradesh state, recently became the oldest woman in history to give birth, after successfully delivering twin baby girls following an IVF procedure. The...

Norway dogs die in mystery illness

A mystery illness has killed a number of dogs in Norway over the past few days, officials say. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority said up to 40 dogs had fallen...

Australian woman sues neighbours over barbecue use

A woman in Western Australia has tried to stop her neighbours from using their barbecues by suing them in court. Perth woman Cilla Carden claimed that their activities - among...

Black housekeeper turned away by Priest because his dog is racist

A Tennessee black woman recently filed a discrimination complaint against a Catholic priest and his parish after being denied work because of the color of her skin. However, the priest...

Mexican mayor forced to dress up as a woman for failing to fulfil campaign...

Politicians always make promises they can’t keep during electoral campaigns, but voters hardly ever hold them responsible for lying. Well, residents in a small Mexican town recently decided to...

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Africa

Nigeria shuts Action Against Hunger aid group ‘for feeding militants’

Nigeria's army has stopped the work of international NGO Action Against Hunger accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The...

Free Trade Agreement must serve African interests

The Paramount Chief of Akwamu Traditional Area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, has called on leaders to ensure the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA)...

World

Global climate strikes kick off ahead of UN summit on climate change

As world leaders prepare to meet in New York for a UN Climate Summit next week, millions of young people all over the world...

Tunisia’s former president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, lawyer confirms

Former Tunisian president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, his lawyer, Mounir Ben Salha, confirmed to Euronews by telephone. Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia...