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Government Supporters' Rallies Take Center Stage in Iran

Thousands of government supporters staged rallies in Iran for a fourth day on Saturday, in a backlash against widespread protests that the clerical establishment has blamed on the country’s enemies. State television showed rallies in cities including Amol, Semnan and Shadegan waving Iranian flags and chanting “Death to America”, “Death to Israel” and “Death to Britain”.Read More →

Michael Wolff Book Fire and Fury Inside the Trump White House - USA NEWS

Michael Wolff told BBC radio that his conclusion in “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House”– that Trump is not fit to do the job — was becoming a widespread view. “I think one of the interesting effects of the book so far is a very clear emperor-has-no-clothes effect,” Wolff said in an interview broadcast on Saturday.Read More →

Mohammad Mossadegh - Iranian - Iran - News

Mohammad Mossadegh (16 June 1882-1967), Iranian nationalist politician and prime minister (1951-1953), led the movement for the nationalization of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. His democratically elected government was overthrown as the result of a coup d’état sponsored by Great Britain and the United States.Read More →

Donald Trump - USA - US NEWS

“They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools.”Read More →

Kemi Adeosun - NIGERIA NEWS HEADLINES

Kemi Adeosun was born on 9 March 1967. Kemi holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Financial Management form University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) as well as a BSc Hons Degree in Applied Economics from University of East London. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and has 22 years’ post qualification experience.Read More →

Akinwunmi Ambode - NIGERIA - LAGOS - NEWS

Akinwunmi Ambode was born on June 14, 1963 at the Epe General Hospital, Epe, Lagos, as the sixth of ten children. His late father, Festus Akinwale Ambode was a teacher while his mother, Christianah Oluleye Ambode (nee Oresanya) was an entrepreneur who ran a thriving sewing business in her prime. In 1967, when Akin was still four years old, his father moved to the mainland part of Lagos with the family and continued his teaching career until his death in 1981. Akinwunmi Ambode began his education at St. Jude’s Primary School, Ebutte Meta, Lagos, Nigeria in 1969. In 1974, while still in Primary 5, he sat for the National Common Entrance Examinations and was admitted to Federal Government College, Warri in the same year.Read More →

Shivaji Rao Gaekwad Rajinikanth - INDIA headline NEWS

Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, rechristened Rajinikanth on screen, is all set to unveil his brand new theme of spiritual politics as he seeks to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious seniors in the industry such as M G Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa, who rose to rule the state after successful film careers.Read More →

Shivaji Rao Gaekwad Rajinikanth - INDIA NEWS

Rajinikanth was born on December 12 1950 in Karnataka, India. He was the fourth child to his parents Ramabai and Ramoji Rao Gaekwad. His original name was Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. He lost his mother at the age of five. He had his schooling at the Acharya Patasala in Bangalore and then at the Vivekananda Balak Sangh, a unit of the Ramakrishna Mission. His mother tongue is Marathi, though he has not done any movie in it. Before starting his career in the film industry, he had to take up all sorts of odd jobs. He served as a bus conductor for Karnataka state transport corporation in Bangalore. It was during this time that he nurtured his acting interests by performing in various stage plays.Read More →