Breaking! 10 sentenced to life in prison for attack on Malala Yousafzai

Ten people have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2012 attack on Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai, a judge announced Thursday. The assailants’ conviction and sentences follow a trial that included testimony from both sides, Pakistani antiterrorism judge Mohammad Amin Kundi said. They could be eligible for release in […]

Jonathan and Netanyahu

Jonathan congratulates Netanyahu on victory

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his victory in Tuesday’s general elections in Israel. In a statement by Presidential spokesman, Mr Reauben Abati, Jonathan says he “looks forward to continuing to work with Prime Minister Netanyahu to further strengthen the existing cordial and mutually-beneficial relations between Nigeria and Israel.” […]

These Indian parents climbed a school wall to help their kids cheat on an exam

(AP) — About 600 high school students in eastern India have been expelled for cheating on pressure-packed 10th grade examinations this week, education authorities said Friday. The incident has received widespread attention after Indian television footage showed parents and friends of students scaling the outer walls of school buildings to pass cheat sheets to students […]

Presbyterian church now to allow same-sex marriage

  The tide has turned for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples seeking to be married in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Following years of debate and introspection, America’s largest Presbyterian denomination has announced a change to its constitution that allows for a more inclusive definition of marriage. Officially called Amendment 14-F, the new wording in […]