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Nigeria: (Jun 21, 2017) - In a major reshuffle, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has appointed his son, Mohammed bin Salman, as heir to the throne of the home of Islam’s holiest sites. In a royal decree,...
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Nigeria: (Jun 21, 2017) - US Republicans have won a closely contested and most expensive congressional election in Georgia. Spending on candidates was put at $56m (£44m), making it the costliest congressional...
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Nigeria: (Jun 21, 2017) - Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday failed to wear her crown for the Queen’s Speech for the first time in 43 years just to save Prime Minister Theresa May from losing her position...
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Nigeria: (Jun 20, 2017) -     Australia on Tuesday said it had halted its airstrikes in Syria following a warning from Russia that it would target US coalition aircraft after a US fighter jet...
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Nigeria: (Jun 20, 2017) - German police on Tuesday unveiled a mass detention centre built in anticipation of protests against the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg in July, which are expected to turn violent. The...
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Nigeria: (Jun 19, 2017) - Russia has appointed a new ambassador to Turkey, on Monday, to replace its former envoy Ambassador Andrei Karlov, who was assassinated by an Islamist gunman six months ago. The new...
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Nigeria: (Jun 19, 2017) - A former UFC fighter, Tim Hague, has died after succumbing to injuries suffered in a brutal knock out he suffered in a boxing match, on Friday. Hague passed away, on Sunday, at the...
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Nigeria: (Jun 19, 2017) - A van rammed into worshippers near a London mosque on Monday, injuring 10 people in what police said was a deliberate attack on Muslims that was being treated as a terrorist incident. Shortly...
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Nigeria: (Jun 17, 2017) -     Seven U.S. sailors are missing from the USS Fitzgerald after the ship collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal while operating off the coast...
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Nigeria: (Jun 17, 2017) - US singer, Katy Perry has achieved a milestone of 100 million followers on Twitter. The singer is the first to cross the mark on the platform. The platform announced the milestone...
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Nigeria: (Jun 16, 2017) - Shinzo Abe Japan’s Prime Minister was under mounting pressure Friday over allegations that he used his influence to help a friend in a business deal after two official reports...
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Nigeria: (Jun 16, 2017) - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William on Friday visited survivors of the blaze that ripped through a London tower block, killing 17 people and leaving many more unaccounted for. The...
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Nigeria: (Jun 15, 2017) - The US Congress has been empowered to block any efforts by President Donald Trump to scale back sanctions against Russia. The power would allow congress to strengthen those sanctions...
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Nigeria: (Jun 15, 2017) -   The two pilots flying the Malaysian air force Hawk 108 training aircraft, which was reportedly missing earlier have been found dead in a forest swamp, the Malaysian Air force...
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Nigeria: (Jun 15, 2017) -    Russian President Vladimir Putin offered asylum to the former director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey. Putin said that Comey’s...
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Nigeria: (Jun 14, 2017) - A massive fire, which has engulfed a high-rise apartment block in West London, has left "a number" of people dead and several others injured, fire officials say. The fire...
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Nigeria: (Jun 14, 2017) - Nearly 200 Democratic lawmakers have sued US President Donald Trump over payments he has accepted from more than 20 foreign governments since January. At least 30 senators and 166...
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Nigeria: (Jun 14, 2017) - It’s the 71st birthday of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. Born June 14, 1946, in Queens, New York City. His first daughter Ivanka Trump tweeted her birthday...
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Nigeria: (Jun 13, 2017) - A leading Indian non-governmental organization (NGO) on Tuesday announced plans to name a village in the country after President Donald Trump in an effort to boost US-India relations. The...
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Nigeria: (Jun 12, 2017) -     The Norwegian government on Monday proposed a bill to ban the full-face Muslim veil in all schools, from nurseries to universities, saying it hinders communication...
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Nigeria: (Jun 12, 2017) - America’s First Lady, Melania, and son, Barron, have finally joined President Donald Trump in the White House. Melania had stayed back in Trump Tower after the president’s...
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Nigeria: (Jun 12, 2017) - A magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Western Turkey on Monday, the country’s disaster and emergency authority said, rattling the Aegean coast and Greece. The...
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Nigeria: (Jun 10, 2017) - US President Donald Trump on Friday accused Qatar’s leadership of bankrolling extremists and demanded a halt to that funding, as a diplomatic stand-off between the Gulf emirate...
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Nigeria: (Jun 10, 2017) -   An Afghan commando Saturday killed two American soldiers and wounded two others during a joint operation in eastern Nangarhar province, a stronghold of Islamic State militants,...
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Nigeria: (Jun 10, 2017) - An anonymous fan of Warren Buffett agreed to pay $2,679,001 at an online charity auction to have lunch with the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. As reported by Reuters,...
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Nigeria: (Jun 09, 2017) -     British Prime Minister Theresa May face pressure to resign on Friday after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks...
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Nigeria: (Jun 09, 2017) - British-Born Nigerian, Chinyelu “Chi” Onwurah has won first seat of the night at Newcastle Central in the ongoing general elections in the United Kingdom. Newcastle is...
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Nigeria: (Jun 08, 2017) - The effort to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump has got another Democratic lawmaker on the team. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif) joined Rep. Al Green (D-Texas)...
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Nigeria: (Jun 08, 2017) -   The police said a device exploded in the U.S. embassy compound in Ukraine’s capital Kiev in the early hours of Thursday. The police said that no one was injured in...
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Nigeria: (Jun 07, 2017) - Melania and Donald Trump’s attempt at making their marriages look like a happy one may have taken a heavy hit after a writer accused her of being in affair  Popular American...
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Nigeria: (Jun 06, 2017) - Acting US ambassador to China, David Rank has resigned over President Donald Trump’s decision to leave the Paris climate accord. China expert and former journalist John Pomfret...
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Nigeria: (Jun 05, 2017) - Four Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia have severed ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and backing Iran. The countries, including United Arab Emirates,...
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Nigeria: (Jun 05, 2017) - British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday after a deadly militant attack on London Bridge. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism...
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Nigeria: (Jun 05, 2017) - A passenger on board a direct flight from Tel Aviv to New York City died suddenly on Sunday night, Yeshiva World News reported. The passenger, a 65-year old resident of Flatbush...
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Nigeria: (Jun 05, 2017) - Following its cut ties with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, Qatar, on Monday, said that it was facing a campaign of lies and fabrications aimed at putting...
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Nigeria: (Jun 05, 2017) -   US President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan Monday, in the second such condemnation in the 48 hours since a terror attack in the British capital. Trump...
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Nigeria: (Jun 05, 2017) - An explosion rocked a petrochemical plant in China’s eastern province of Shandong on Monday, killing eight people and injuring nine, state media and local government officials said. Deadly...
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Nigeria: (Jun 02, 2017) - The Kremlin on Friday said it regretted new sanctions against North Korea by the United States that include Russian firms and a company director. The US slapped fresh sanctions Thursday...
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Nigeria: (May 31, 2017) - At least nine people were killed and over 80 people were wounded when a suicide car bomb exploded in Kabul’s diplomatic district on Wednesday morning. The explosion took place...
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Nigeria: (May 31, 2017) - The death toll in Sri Lanka’s devastating floods and landslides reached 202 while 96 people were still missing, the Disaster Management Centre said on Wednesday. Sixty-three...
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Nigeria: (May 31, 2017) - A Russian warship and submarine have fired four cruise missiles from the Mediterranean at Islamic State targets near the Syrian city of Palmyra, the Defence Ministry said, on Wednesday. The...
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Nigeria: (May 31, 2017) -     A Chinese court on Wednesday jailed for life the former head of the statistics bureau after finding him guilty of corruption. He is the latest official to be...
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Nigeria: (May 30, 2017) - At least, 16 people have been killed and 75 wounded in a suicide bomb attack at a popular ice cream shop in the Karrada district in central Baghdad. Officials said that the Islamic...
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Nigeria: (May 30, 2017) - Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on issues of mutual interest, Saudi state news agency SPA...
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Nigeria: (May 30, 2017) - The Leader of North Korean Kim Jong Un on Tuesday warned of a “bigger gift package” for the US, after he supervised the test of a new ballistic missile controlled by a precision...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - President Trump held a half-hour private meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, declaring it a “great honor” despite their past public dissension. The...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The British Prime Minister, Mrs. Theresa May, has said that the United Kingdom terror threat level has been raised to the highest level of “critical,” meaning further attacks...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Islamic State terror group yesterday claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb attack at an Arianna Grande musical concert in Manchester, United Kingdom which claimed about 22...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday for talks with one of his most high-profile critics, Pope Francis, after the two men exchanged sharp words during the...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - OPEC and non-OPEC ministers would meet on Wednesday for informal consultations in Vienna in a last-ditch bid to agree the duration of oil output cuts. The ministers would also seek...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world after what he depicted as an inspirational meeting with Pope Francis. Meeting face-to-face...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) -   Two fallen peacekeepers from Nigeria, Commodore Christopher Ademu Abu and Sgt. Mayehm Norbert, are among the 117 that would be honoured with the posthumous Dag Hammarskjöld...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) - Veteran American actor, Sir Roger Moore, best known as James Bond, has died aged 89. Family sources confirmed the death. DETAILS LATER........
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Nigeria: (May 22, 2017) - US President, Donald Trump has today made history as the first sitting US President to visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall – a fiercely-contested piece of religious land.  According...
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Nigeria: (May 20, 2017) -     US President Donald Trump landed in Saudi Arabia Saturday for the start of an eight-day foreign tour, taking his first steps on the world stage as scandals mount...
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Nigeria: (May 20, 2017) - President Trump and members of his administration who traveled to Saudi Arabia took part in a traditional “Ardha” sword dance. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Commerce...
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Nigeria: (May 19, 2017) - American  President Donald Trump on Thursday called the situation in Venezuela a “disgrace to humanity” and said the deadly political crisis was possibly the worst...
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Nigeria: (May 18, 2017) -     A former FBI chief was tasked Wednesday with leading a beefed-up investigation into whether Donald Trump’s team colluded with Russia to tilt the 2016 election...
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Nigeria: (May 18, 2017) -     The FBI has increased its reward to $20,000 for a man charged in two Tacoma killings in 2010. Santiago Mederos, 25, is wanted in connection with the shooting...
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Nigeria: (May 18, 2017) -    The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Thursday denounced the new series of sanctions imposed by the U.S. on its ballistic missile programme, calling them illegal and unacceptable. The...
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Nigeria: (May 17, 2017) -   A Catholic priest has been brutally attacked and stabbed in his neck while saying mass in front of his congregation.  Father Miguel Angel Machorro, a Mexican priest...
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Nigeria: (May 17, 2017) - A former Indian minister, who is serving a 10-year jail term for corruption, has passed a school final examination at the age of 82, his son said Wednesday. Prakash Chautala, a four-time...
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Nigeria: (May 17, 2017) - The UN says Nigeria is the 146th country to endorse the Paris Climate Change agreement as the country presented its endorsement on Tuesday. Mr Santiago Villalpando, Chief of the...
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Nigeria: (May 17, 2017) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said, on Wednesday, that there was a “high possibility” of conflict with North Korea, which is pressing ahead with nuclear and missile...
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Nigeria: (May 16, 2017) - “Hundreds of thousands” of Chinese computers at nearly 30,000 institutions including government agencies have been hit by the global ransomware attack, a leading Chinese...
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Nigeria: (May 16, 2017) - Gaffe-prone former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has joked about the nearly 25-year age gap between French President Emmanuel Macron and his older wife, calling her the leader’s...
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Nigeria: (May 16, 2017) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte acknowledges that allegations he induced extrajudicial killings in his war on drugs could be raised to the International Criminal Court (ICC) after...
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Nigeria: (May 16, 2017) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday dared a lawmaker who filed a failed impeachment bid against him, over alleged extrajudicial killings in his drug war, to now take his...
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Nigeria: (May 15, 2017) - In a solemn ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2017 at Elysee Palace in Paris, socialist Francois Hollande handed over power to Emmanuel Macron, who becomes France’s youngest ever...
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Nigeria: (May 15, 2017) -    Emmanuel Macron, the new France President is set to name a prime minister and visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a busy first full day in office on Monday. The...
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Nigeria: (May 15, 2017) - President Trump is weighing a “huge reboot” in his White House staff after becoming disappointed with several aides, according to a report on Sunday. The shake-up could...
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Nigeria: (May 15, 2017) - United States lawmakers called President Donald Trump, Sunday to turn over any tapes of conversations with fired FBI chief James Comey. In a very confusing move, President Trump...
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Nigeria: (May 13, 2017) - The UNICEF has charged journalists in Kebbi State to propagate child survival, development, protection and child rights effectively. This is part of a communiqué issued at...
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Nigeria: (May 12, 2017) - President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday to launch a commission to review alleged voter fraud, after months of claiming voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election. Chaired...
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Nigeria: (May 12, 2017) - Andrew McCabe, acting FBI head, contradicted President Donald  Trump’s appraisal of turmoil at the agency  under James Comey, the man the president sacked on Tuesday....
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Nigeria: (May 11, 2017) - Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party on Thursday unveiled 428 candidates for June’s general election, half whom are new to politics in line with Macron’s...
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Nigeria: (May 10, 2017) - FBI Director James Comey - who was leading an investigation into alleged links between Donald Trump's team and Russia - has been fired by the US President. White House Press...
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Nigeria: (May 10, 2017) - Members of U.S. Congress, have called for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate a possible Trump campaign ties to Russian’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential...
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Nigeria: (May 10, 2017) - A breastfeeding senator has made Australian political history by becoming the first woman to nurse her newborn baby in the nation’s parliament. Greens’ senator Larissa...
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Nigeria: (May 10, 2017) - Mexico’s ruthless drug cartels left the country with the world’s highest murder rate last year, second only to Syria, a report released on Tuesday by the London-based IISS...
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Nigeria: (May 09, 2017) - Eradicating poverty is a task that the entire global community must meet with a sense of urgency, Deputy UN Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has said. Mohammed, in her message...
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Nigeria: (May 09, 2017) -     The oldest working registered nurse in the country turned 92 on Monday, and she celebrated by putting on her scrubs and going about her business at Tacoma General...
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Nigeria: (May 09, 2017) -   US President Donald Trump insisted there is no evidence he colluded with Russia after a Senate hearing that highlighted warnings that his former national security advisor...
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Nigeria: (May 09, 2017) - Former human rights lawyer, Moon Jae-in, has been elected new South Korean president, an exit poll predicted after polls closed on Tuesday. It put Mr. Moon on 41.4 per cent, with...
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Nigeria: (May 09, 2017) - Mr Jack Wang, a member of the China International Travel Service(CITS) on Tuesday announced that the Chinese tourism sector received about 138 million tourists in 2016. Wang told...
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Nigeria: (May 09, 2017) - The U.S. Senate confirmed Heather Wilson, a former Republican member of the House of Representatives, Monday as President Trump’s secretary of the Air Force. The vote was 76-22...
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Nigeria: (May 08, 2017) - Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old politician, has beaten Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s French election, polling more than 65 per cent of the votes cast, according to French news reports. Polling...
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Nigeria: (May 08, 2017) - World leaders have reacted positively to Emmanuel Macron’s victory over Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s French presidential elections. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said:...
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Nigeria: (May 08, 2017) - The French president-elect, Emmanuel Macron, plans to visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel shortly after his inauguration, according to Sylvie Goulard, a member of the European Parliament...
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Nigeria: (May 08, 2017) - Eleven migrants have died and nearly 200 are missing after two boats sank off the coast of Libya, UN agencies said Monday citing survivors, in the latest such tragedy. The first...
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Nigeria: (May 06, 2017) - UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, said on Friday that he has written to the Member States to update them on various reform initiatives at the global body. Guterres said...
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Nigeria: (May 06, 2017) - Chinese courts have sentenced 19 government officials and one business leader to prison for up to 20 years for their roles in a landslide which killed more than 70 people. The disaster...
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Nigeria: (May 06, 2017) - French electoral authorities took a hard line Saturday on a hacking attack targeting presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign, saying anyone who circulates the leaked...
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Nigeria: (May 06, 2017) - A tribe in Vanuatu was shocked and dismayed to discover today that Prince Philip, who they pray to as the son of an ancestral local mountain god will likely never return to their Pacific...
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Nigeria: (May 06, 2017) - Tanzania was plunged into deep mourning today after 29 pupils, two teachers and a driver died in a bus crash in the  northern part of the country. The accident happened near...
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Nigeria: (May 06, 2017) - Japan is to spend $53m in humanitarian aid for Internally Displaced Persons in the Lake Chad Basin, including Nigeria. Speaking during a visit to the Minister of Budget and National...
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Nigeria: (May 05, 2017) - Saudi Arabia’s OPEC governor said on Friday there is an emerging consensus among OPEC and non-OPEC countries who took part in a global pact to cut crude output on the need to...
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Nigeria: (May 05, 2017) - India’s Supreme Court on Friday upheld death sentences against four men who fatally gang raped a woman on board a bus in 2012. The crime sparked widespread protests and drew...
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Nigeria: (May 05, 2017) - Following her defeat at the last United Stated election, Hillary Clinton according to the CNN is about to lauch a political organization aimed at funding "resistance" groups...
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Nigeria: (May 05, 2017) - The assault in the town of Leer, which lies in an oil-producing region, was repelled by Ghanaian peacekeepers. There were no reported injuries. The assailant’s’ identity...
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