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Sep 03, 2019
The Nigerian government has reacted to reports that South African mobs are attacking Nigerians, burning their properties and even killing and maiming, in a fresh burst of xenophobia. Geoffrey Onyeama,…
Sep 03, 2019
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had arrested four Boko Haram insurgents’ suppliers in Borno, as part of a renewed campaign to stifle the insurgents’ economy.   The Theater…
Sep 02, 2019
The owner of Timberland, Vans and several other shoe and clothing brands says it has stopped buying leather from Brazil as fires continue to destroy the Amazon rainforest in that…
Sep 02, 2019
The Sunni Muslim coalition, which has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthis for over four years in Yemen, said it destroyed a site storing drones and missiles in Dhamar.   Franz…
Aug 29, 2019
More than one million people have signed a petition calling for the British parliament not to be suspended from mid-September to mid-October as requested by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, dpa…
Aug 28, 2019
Doctors in a Beijing hospital said on Tuesday that they successfully conducted a remote robotic surgery on a patient more than 136 km away using 5G wireless technology.   According…
Aug 28, 2019
Women’s rights campaigners in Bangladesh celebrated landmark legal victory on Tuesday, after the nation’s top court recently ruled that the word “virgin” must be removed from marriage certificates.   Under…
Aug 28, 2019
The US Export and Import Bank will notify Congress of a projected US$5 billion loan to support the export of goods and services for the development and construction of the…
Aug 27, 2019
Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote is in mournful mood as he lost three relations in quick succession to the cruel hands of death.   He lost his cousin Madugu Dantata,…
Aug 27, 2019
Hollywood megastar, Leonardo DiCaprio has pledged $5 million as donation to fund efforts to quench the increasing fires in the Amazon rainforest.   The 44-year-old actor will give out the…
Aug 26, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump said French President, Emmanuel Macron, asked for his approval before inviting Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, for talks on the sidelines of the G7.  …
Aug 26, 2019
Iranian female fans will be allowed entry into the stadium to watch men’s football World Cup qualifying match coming up in October in the Islamic Republic.   The official IRNA…
Aug 23, 2019
Russia will launch the world’s first floating nuclear reactor and send it on an epic journey across the Arctic on Friday, despite environmentalists warning of serious risks to the region.…
Aug 23, 2019
A United Nations human rights expert on Friday accused Malaysia of having “vastly undercounted poverty” by using an “unduly low poverty line” and by “excluding vulnerable populations from its official…
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