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Nigerian teen jailed for blasphemy has sentence quashed

A Nigerian teen who was convicted in the northwest of the country of blasphemy has had his sentence overturned, his lawyer said Friday.The appellate division of the Kano State High Court set aside Omar Farouq's sentence on Thursday because he…

Newly discovered giant galaxies dwarf the Milky Way

Our universe may be filled with unseen giants. Astronomers have discovered two giant radio galaxies, which are some of the largest-known objects in the universe. This revelation suggests that the enormous galaxies may be more common than previously believed.The study…

South African government minister Jackson Mthembu dies of Covid-19

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Thursday that Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has died of Covid-19.Mthembu was one of the government's key leaders in its response to the pandemic and the public face during many Covid-19 press briefings."It…

At least 13 killed as twin suicide bombings rock Baghdad

Twin suicide bombs rocked a busy market in central Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 13 people, a security official told CNN.Security forces say they pursued the two attackers before they blew themselves up. It was the first suicide…