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Nigerian Senate rejects Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman for the second time

Nigerian Senate rejects Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman for the second time

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said the president will communicate his reaction to the Senate after receiving an official letter from them on his rejection. "Is there a reaso...

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Trump's budget will have major cuts to EPA, State Department

Trump's budget will have major cuts to EPA, State Department

Trump's proposal calls for gutting whole categories of rental aid for some of the nation's must vulnerable families. Along with the losses to science and culture and medical advancement will come ...

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Impeachment papers: Philippine President Duterte 'unfit'

Impeachment papers: Philippine President Duterte 'unfit'

But he said his group was hoping the complaint would serve as a vehicle for the people to voice out their opposition to his alleged abuses and crimes. "But we still believe that impeachment would be...

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Joachim Löw calls in Timo Werner for games against England, Azerbaijan

Joachim Löw calls in Timo Werner for games against England, Azerbaijan

He had announced his worldwide retirement a year ago. The friendly against England will be striker Lukas Podolski's final game for his country and Low told the official German FA (DFB) website : "I...

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All my ministers have declared their assets - Akufo-Addo bluffs

All my ministers have declared their assets - Akufo-Addo bluffs

Nana Addo by this number, would have the highest list of ministers and deputies to serve in any government since the start of the Fourth Republic. People were shock in Ghana after the country's ne...

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China to build on disputed shoal in South China Sea

China to build on disputed shoal in South China Sea

The Philippines is set to build a port and a runway on disputed islands and shoals in the South China Sea. "We can not stop China from doing (these) things", Duterte told journalists when asked abou...

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United Kingdom finance minister forced to key income tax hike after backlash

United Kingdom finance minister forced to key income tax hike after backlash

Writing in The Sun , Mr Hammond said he and the prime minister agreed that the increase was against the "spirit" of a 2015 Conservative election pledge. May's spokesman had said on Wednesday in the wa...

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Paris shooting attacks, what we know so far

Paris shooting attacks, what we know so far

When he tried to grab the woman's assault rifle, he was shot and killed by her fellow soldiers. "After that, we heard that they had successfully overpowered him", said one man who was nearby. Flights ...

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A budget in Trump's own image is not very pretty

A budget in Trump's own image is not very pretty

Lindsey Graham of SC, a Republican , vowed that proposed State Department cut in the diplomatic corps and foreign aid would be " dead on arrival ". It does not delve into many specifics about ...

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G20 leaders fail to reach agreements on free trade

On the eve of the meeting , German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a rare joint pledge, saying they would "together fight for free trade and open markets". Merkel sai...

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Somali pirates demand ransom for crew of hijacked tanker

Somali pirates demand ransom for crew of hijacked tanker

Since the Horn of Africa is part of a major maritime route, there was never a shortage of targets, and piracy bloomed until 2012 when the combined efforts of global navy fleets and the shipping compan...

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Rex Tillerson Top US envoy begins Asia tour amid North Korea crisis

Rex Tillerson Top US envoy begins Asia tour amid North Korea crisis

But US officials confirmed North Korea's provocative behaviour would be " front and centre " as Tillerson meets Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday. B...

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Trump Meets with Irish Leader: Irish Immigrants Discussed

Trump Meets with Irish Leader: Irish Immigrants Discussed

Trump made a decision to spread the love with a classic Irish proverb. Varadkar added: "I think his diplomatic success should be recognised and not marred by talk of the leadership contest". Capitol...

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Tillerson Defends Trump's Proposed Cuts To State Department Budget

Trump's budget proposal for the fiscal year beginning on October 1 would cut 28 percent of the budget for USA diplomacy and foreign aid, according to documents provided by the White House. Foreign P...

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German Kurds stage anti-Erdogan protest in Frankfurt

German Kurds stage anti-Erdogan protest in Frankfurt

The autonomy-seeking PKK is considered a terrorist organisation by Turkey, the United States and Europe. Many demonstrators carried symbols of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has ba...

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GOP lawmaker to Trump: Produce wiretap evidence or apologize to Obama

GOP lawmaker to Trump: Produce wiretap evidence or apologize to Obama

Trump had alleged in a series of tweets on March 4, without offering supporting evidence, that Obama ordered a wiretap of the phones at Trump's campaign headquarters in Trump Tower in NY. Mr Ryan also...

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Thunder breeze past Kings for fifth straight win

Thunder breeze past Kings for fifth straight win

Westbrook poured in 28 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists as OKC moved into a tie for fifth in the Western Conference. Oladipo's hot hand has been a big contributor to the Thunder's four game win...

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Erdogan and Europe Head for Political Blow-Up They Can't Afford

Erdogan and Europe Head for Political Blow-Up They Can't Afford

Prime Minister Mark Rutte faced voters Wednesday, in which the anti-Muslim politician Geert Wilders was his biggest challenger. Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey to stop invoking Berlin's Nazi ...

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Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drill amidst threats from North Korea

Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drill amidst threats from North Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the missile launch "an extremely unsafe action". The drill assumed a scenario of a hypothetical country firing a missile that falls into Japanese territoria...

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G20 fails to agree on free trade endorsement

After deliberating for two days, they issued a statement Saturday that contained only a bland reference to "working to strengthen the contribution of trade to our economies". "NAFTA has been a disaste...

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