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UN expresses worries over resurgence of Boko Haram attacks

The United Nations (UN) wednesday expressed worries over the resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in the North-east. This is coming as the ‘Operation Wild Stroke’ ...

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Gabon foils military coup attempt

Gabon has foiled an attempted military coup, killing two suspected plotters and capturing seven others just hours after they took over state radio in a bid to ...

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Public mocks UK govt over test-run of no-deal Brexit

A test-run of potential traffic jam caused by trucks carrying goods into Britain from Europe has caused widespread outrage in the country with many mocking ...

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Another mass shooting in U.S leaves 3 dead, 4 injured

Three men have died and four more were injured in a mass shooting at a bowling alley in Torrance, California. Police confirmed they found seven men with ...

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Trump threatens use of emergency powers to obtain border wall funding

US president Donald Trump and senior Democrats failed to strike a deal in talks on Friday to end a partial shutdown of the US government as they ...

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US House elects Nancy Pelosi as speaker

US House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) handles the gavel after being elected speaker as the US House of Representatives meets for the start of the ...

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US, Israel formally quit UNESCO

The United States and Israel have officially quit the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day, the culmination of a process ...

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US Embassy shuts down indefinitely

Many Nigerians who applied for US visa will miss their appointments as the United States embassy in Abuja and its consulate in Lagos have shutdown ...

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Palestine to apply for full UN membership next year

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki says Palestine would “lodge an application to gain full state membership at the United Nations” in January. Speaking in an interview ...

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Death toll in Indonesia tsunami hits 429

Indonesia says it will build a new warning system capable of detecting tsunamis caused by undersea landslides, days after giant waves triggered by a volcano ...

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