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Mauritius challenges Britain’s claim to Chagos Islands at ICJ

Mauritius has told the United Nations’ top court that former colonial power the UK unduly pressured it in 1965 to give up a remote Indian Ocean island chain in ...

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UK considers banning energy drinks for children in England

The British government has announced plans to ban the sales of energy drinks to children, amid growing concern about the impact that the high-caffeine, high-sugar ...

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Ghana considers tax on churches preaching prosperity

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the country might slam tax on churches that specialised in prosperity preaching through which they acquired stupendous wealth. Akufo-Addo ...

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Why Angela Merkel is coming to Nigeria – German Ambassador

The Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Mr Yusuf Tuggar, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Nigeria on Thursday will focus on enhancement of economic relations ...

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Nigeria is home to highest number of poor people — Theresa May

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said yesterday that Nigeria is the home of the highest number of poor people in the world ...

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Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 2,975

Officials in Puerto Rico now say 2,975 people died following Hurricane Maria – a devastating storm that struck the US island territory in September 2017. ...

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British Prime Minister, Theresa May, to visit Nigeria Wednesday

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, is scheduled to visit Nigeria this week. According to British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwight Twitter handle, @paulTarkwight, he ...

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Lone gunman kills four, injures 10 at video game tourney in Florida

A shooter killed four people and wounded 10 others on Sunday at a video game tournament that was being streamed online from a restaurant in ...

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U.S Sen. John McCain dies at 81 after cancer battle

Veteran US senator John McCain has died at the age of 81, his office has said. In a statement, a spokesperson said: “Senator John Sidney ...

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‘No-deal Brexit’ will break up UK, says EU First President

A no-deal Brexit will amount to an “existential threat” to the United Kingdom, says the first president of European Council, citing Scotland. The idea of ...

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