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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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Nigeria: (May 04, 2017) - Britain’s Prince Philip, aged 95, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, is to permanently stand down from royal duties in the autumn, Buckingham Palace said, in a statement, on Thursday. The...
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Nigeria: (May 03, 2017) - Hillary Clinton on Tuesday laid the blame for her defeat in last year’s White House race squarely at the feet of FBI director James Comey and Russia’s Vladimir Putin, saying...
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Nigeria: (May 03, 2017) - An Indian village has banned women from using mobile phones in public and issued a 21000 rupee fine to any defaulter. This, according to the police on Wednesday is in an attempt...
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Nigeria: (May 03, 2017) - The UK will not pay a €100bn (£85bn) “divorce bill” to leave the EU, Brexit Secretary David Davis has insisted. He told ITV’s GMB programme the UK would...
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Nigeria: (May 03, 2017) - German authorities are conducting the second-largest bomb disposal project since World War II, with 50,000 residents of the north-western city of Hanover set to evacuate their homes. “Thirteen...
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Nigeria: (May 03, 2017) - European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday that British Prime Minister Theresa May was a “tough lady”, after reports of a disastrous Brexit dinner between...
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Nigeria: (May 03, 2017) - Supporters of the United States President Donald Trump are accusing CNN of censorship for not airing an advertisement touting his accomplishments. The network said Tuesday it had rejected...
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Nigeria: (May 02, 2017) - The UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Ms Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, said the rights of indigenous peoples around the world are being abused by governments and corporations. Tauli-Corpuz...
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Nigeria: (May 02, 2017) - United States Deparment , Monday, issued a fresh travel alert,warning its citizens tof a continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. The travel alert was issued on Monday,...
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Nigeria: (May 02, 2017) - The head of Venezuela’s National Assembly Julio Borges has  called on Venezuelans to rebel and not accept a “coup” by President Nicolas Maduro, who announced...
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Nigeria: (May 02, 2017) - Aides of French presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen on Tuesday brushed off criticism of her use of phrases lifted straight from a speech by conservative rival Francois Fillon in her...
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Nigeria: (May 02, 2017) - Parts of Alaska and Canada are today bracing for more aftershocks after two major earthquakes rattled the region, on Monday. The first earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2, according...
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Nigeria: (May 02, 2017) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is en route to the Black Sea coastal city of Sochi to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. The leaders are set to meet at Putin’s residence to...
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Nigeria: (May 02, 2017) - Turkey under President Tayyip Erdogan has turned its back on joining the European Union, at least for now, the bloc’s top official dealing with Ankara said. After years of...
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Nigeria: (May 01, 2017) - Indonesian police have arrested eight men for allegedly holding a “gay party” in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country, police said Monday. Officers...
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Nigeria: (Apr 29, 2017) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday warned against miscalculation in the ongoing efforts to deal with the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) nuclear threats. Guterres...
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Nigeria: (Apr 29, 2017) - Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen announced Saturday that if she wins France’s May 7 runoff she would name eurosceptic Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her prime minister. Le...
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Nigeria: (Apr 29, 2017) - Turkey and the United States can join forces to turn the Islamic State jihadist group’s de-facto capital of Raqa in Syria into a “graveyard” for the extremists, the...
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Nigeria: (Apr 28, 2017) - Authorities in western China are prohibiting parents from naming their children Islamic names in the latest effort to dilute the influence of religion on life in the ethnic Uighur minority...
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Nigeria: (Apr 28, 2017) - Pope Francis begins a two-day visit to Egypt on Friday as he embarks on a peace-focused journey to the North African country where increasing attacks have targeted the Christian minority. Pope...
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Nigeria: (Apr 28, 2017) - Brazilian unions called nationwide strikes on Friday to protest President Michel Temer’s efforts to reduce social security benefits and weaken labor laws, with disruption expected...
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Nigeria: (Apr 28, 2017) - The first debate among the six candidates of the 12th Iranian presidential election will be aired live shortly on the country’s state television. The candidates are set to...
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Nigeria: (Apr 28, 2017) - German lawmakers in the lower house of parliament have passed a law that will put a partial ban on full-face Muslim veils such as burqas and niqabs amid rising xenophobic and Islamophobic...
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Nigeria: (Apr 28, 2017) - Yemeni President Abdu-Rabbu Hadi on Friday sacked a cabinet minister along with the governor of the southern port city of Aden, creating anger among pro-secession southern politicians...
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Nigeria: (Apr 28, 2017) - Leading American political analyst and philosopher, Noam Chomsky has said that the administration of US President Donald Trump is profoundly committed to destroying planet earth. Chomsky...
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Nigeria: (Apr 27, 2017) - The European Parliament has launched a procedure to lift immunity of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen over claims she misused funds, estimated at five million Euro, in paying for...
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Nigeria: (Apr 27, 2017) - Acclaimed Indian actor Vinod Khanna, who starred in dozens of hit Bollywood movies including “Amar Akbar Anthony” and “Mere Apne”, died on Thursday from Cancer...
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Nigeria: (Apr 27, 2017) - Turkey has removed from duty 9,103 police officers over alleged links to a U.S.-based cleric, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported, citing the use of a decree issued under the...
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Nigeria: (Apr 27, 2017) - The US says it plans to activate a missile defence system in South Korea “within days” and tighten economic sanctions against North Korea. The announcements from the...
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Nigeria: (Apr 27, 2017) - South Korea will transfer an ageing Pohang-class anti-submarine warship to the Philippines this year in return for just 100 dollars, the defence ministry said on Thursday, boosting...
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Nigeria: (Apr 27, 2017) - Members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet are gathering for prayer weekly. Vice President Mike Pence and eight cabinet secretaries sponsor the sessions, which occur weekly...
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Nigeria: (Apr 27, 2017) - A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on board were evacuated,...
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Nigeria: (Apr 26, 2017) - The UN says it is carrying out various reforms of the organisation to help countries to meet its ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aimed at making the world a better...
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Nigeria: (Apr 26, 2017) - The Indian government is contemplating providing unique identification numbers for cows in the country to prevent their trafficking, officials said. According to Xinhua, the information...
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Nigeria: (Apr 25, 2017) - Top Trump administration officials will hold a rare briefing on Wednesday at the White House for the entire U.S. Senators on the situation in North Korea. The briefing will...
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Nigeria: (Apr 25, 2017) - Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President’s Donald Trump’ was booed by an audience in the German capital, Berlin after defending her father, calling him a "tremendous...
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Nigeria: (Apr 24, 2017) - US President Donald Trump and his attorney general have maintained that Mexico will fund a proposed wall on the US-Mexico border, ahead of a budget battle in which disagreement over...
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Nigeria: (Apr 24, 2017) - North Korea has arrested a Korean-American professor for unknown reasons as he was planning to fly out of Pyongyang International Airport on Saturday morning. Kim Sang Duk, also...
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Nigeria: (Apr 24, 2017) - Officials have said that suspected Taliban insurgents on Monday attacked a US-operated base in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost, A spokesman for the provincial governor,...
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Nigeria: (Apr 24, 2017) - Attacks on Jews or anti-Semitic incidents in the United States, including vandalism and assaults, increased 86 percent in the first quarter of 2017, the Anti-Defamation League revealed...
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Nigeria: (Apr 22, 2017) - US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis met Qatar’s emir Saturday during a visit to the oil-rich Gulf state, home to the largest US air base in the Middle East. The visit to Doha is...
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Nigeria: (Apr 21, 2017) - More than 30,000 militants from over 100 countries arrived to the Middle East in the past years to join terrorist organizations, such as Islamic State, ISIS and Al-Qaeda. UN Special...
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Nigeria: (Apr 21, 2017) - Chinese air force land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers were put “on high alert” on Wednesday as the US sees evidence that the Chinese military is preparing to respond...
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Nigeria: (Apr 21, 2017) - The Queen of Great Britain Queen Elizabeth, the world’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch, celebrated her 91st birthday in a usual low-key fashion on Friday. Artillery gun...
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Nigeria: (Apr 20, 2017) - President Vladimir Putin said that Russians will choose who succeeds him as president through the electoral process, adding that Russia will hold a presidential election in March 2018. Putin...
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Nigeria: (Apr 20, 2017) - Facebook, the social network giant, at its annual developers’ conference, has unveiled projects aimed at allowing users to use their minds to type messages or their skin to hear...
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Nigeria: (Apr 18, 2017) - Theresa May has announced a snap general election to take place 8 June. The PM said her decision was based around Westminster’s response to Article 50 being triggered, the...
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Nigeria: (Apr 18, 2017) - A senior Hamas leader, on Tuesday, slammed the threatening measures that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was intending to carry out to end 10 years of Hamas rule of the Gaza Strip. Recently,...
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Nigeria: (Apr 18, 2017) - A Spaniard, Ana Vela, has emerged as Europe’s oldest woman and the fourth oldest living person in the world at the age of 116 years. The Barcelona resident, Vela, who was born...
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Nigeria: (Apr 15, 2017) - North Korea in apparent scare tactics against the United States, displayed  new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim...
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Nigeria: (Apr 15, 2017) - Recently, Afghan authorities, Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military’s largest non-nuclear bomb, the MOAB, declaring some 92 Islamic State fighters...
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Nigeria: (Apr 15, 2017) - Sri Lankan soldiers dug through rubbish with their bare hands Saturday to pull out victims after a huge garbage mountain collapsed on their homes, killing at least 15 people. Four...
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Nigeria: (Apr 14, 2017) - Pope Francis during the Holy Thursday celebration washed the feet of prison inmates at the Paliano detention center in Italy for former mafia members. As part of the mass celebration,...
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