Israeli flight attendant dies from measles after flying in from New York

An Israeli air flight attendant who fell ill with measles on an El Al flight from New York to Israel has died, Israeli media say.The 43-year-old woman became unwell on the flight in April. It is unclear where she contracted the disease.It is the third death from measles in Israel since November, after none there for 15 years, reports say.Measles is one of the world's most infectious illnesses but until recently cases had been declining.The stewardess, who has not been named, suffered brain damage due to complications from the virus...

Nigerian pastor killed in China, FG demands probe

Nigeria has asked China to carry out a thorough investigation into the death of Mr Joseph Nwajueze, a Nigerian Pastor living in that country.Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) made the demand in a statement on Wednesday.She said Nwajueze’s death was condemnable.”The alleged killing of the Anambra -born pastor, who was living with his wife, Chinwe and four children in China, should be thoroughly investigated and the culprits punished,” she said.Nwajueze was carrying on his legitimate business in China and there was no reason for...

ASAP Rocky breaks silence after release from prison

ASAP Rocky has broken his silence and says he hopes to ‘move forward’ after being found guilty of assault in Sweden.The rapper was handed a suspended sentence and was ordered to pay a fine over the assault, after a fight broke out between Rocky and two men who claimed his bodyguard had broken their headphones.ASAP and his team maintain it was in self-defence as the men refused to leave them alone.Speaking on Instagram, he wrote: ‘I am of course disappointed by today’s verdict. I want to say thanks again to...

Black mum dies after being set on fire and strangled right on her bed (photos)

A British mother-of-three died after she was set on fire and strangled as she lay in her bed in Barbados.The family of Luton-born Natalie Crichlow, 44, say they are ‘shocked and devastated’ after she was attacked by an unknown intruder in her bedroom on July 28 while visiting to take care of her disabled brother.Her niece Ashley Best has claimed the intruder broke in the house in Christ Church, before strangling her and setting her alight, leaving her with 75 per cent burns to her body.Natalie, who had survived cancer...

Neighbours rape, impregnate woman with mental illness

Two neighbours, Nasiru Musa, 35, and Ibrahim Abubakar, 27, have been remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping and impregnating a 26-year-old woman suffering mental illness in Katsina.The suspects, who were said to be the victim’s neighbours at Goya village in the Funtua Local Government Area of the state, are being prosecuted for allegedly taking advantage of her mental state to serially rape her from January 2019 until their arrest in July.The police prosecutor, Sergeant Lawal Bello, informed a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court presided over by Hajiya Fadile Dikko that...
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