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South Africa’s Zuma says 67 South Africans died in Nigerian church collapse

LAGOS (Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday that 67 South Africans had died in the collapse of a wing of a popular Lagos Pentecostal church, more than Nigerian authorities have so far counted in the total … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Zuma says 67 South Africans died in Nigerian church collapse

LAGOS (Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday that 67 South Africans had died in the collapse of a wing of a popular Lagos Pentecostal church, more than Nigerian authorities have so far counted in the total … Continue reading

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67 South Africans died in Lagos church collapse: Zuma

LAGOS (Reuters) – Sixty-seven South Africans died and scores were injured in the collapse of a building in the compound of a Lagos Pentecostal church last week, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. The guest house, under construction … Continue reading

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67 South Africans died in Lagos church collapse: Zuma

LAGOS (Reuters) – Sixty-seven South Africans died and scores were injured in the collapse of a building in the compound of a Lagos Pentecostal church last week, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. The guest house, under construction … Continue reading

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Rio robbers repent after tackling archbishop

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – A trio of thieves got less than they might have bargained for after robbing a man who turned out to be the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro. The robbers realized their victim was Archbishop Orani … Continue reading

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Rio robbers repent after tackling archbishop

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – A trio of thieves got less than they might have bargained for after robbing a man who turned out to be the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro. The robbers realized their victim was Archbishop Orani … Continue reading

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Pope OKs canonization for Sri Lanka’s 1st saint

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis signed off Wednesday on Sri Lanka’s first saint, bending the Vatican’s rules once again to bypass the usual requirement that a second miracle be confirmed. Francis is expected to canonize the Rev. Giuseppe Baz, … Continue reading

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Death toll from Nigeria church building collapse at 70: emergency services

LAGOS (Reuters) – A total of 70 bodies have been pulled from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Lagos last week, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said at the site of the disaster on Wednesday. NEMA spokesman … Continue reading

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Nigerian preacher under pressure over fatal church collapse

Lagos (AFP) – A popular Nigerian preacher and televangelist was under mounting pressure on Wednesday to co-operate with the authorities after a fatal building collapse in Lagos that claimed at least 67 lives. TB Joshua and staff at his Synagogue … Continue reading

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Pope ‘worried’ by Argentine politics

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Pope Francis is concerned about the political situation in his native Argentina, the Vatican’s chief of ceremonies said Tuesday ahead of a visit by President Cristina Kirchner. “The pope is worried about governability, about a healthy … Continue reading

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