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UN condemns North Korea for firing missiles as people starve
UN member-states on Tuesday condemned North Korea for gross human rights violations and for conducting missile and nuclear tests while its people suffer from severe hunger.
Thousands greet Qatar's emir on return home
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani travelled to Turkey, France, Germany and the US -- where he addressed the UN General Assembly -- his first overseas engagement since Qatar was isolated politically by neighbouring states.
Nigeria demands reform of IMF, World Bank
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this at the 41st Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 plus China (G77+China) on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
Kim hits back at Trump as US ramps up North Korea sanctions
The US president unveiled the new measures as he met with the leaders of allies Japan and South Korea, even as key international players China and Russia voiced unease with his more aggressive approach.
Slovak foreign minister elected UN General Assembly president
He will succeed Fiji's former ambassador to the United Nations, Peter Thomson, in September and chair the assembly's 72nd session that month. The post lasts a year.
Nigeria appointed acting president UN General Assembly
The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, presided over the 193-member body.
Buhari at Africa-U.S. forum unveils initiative to drive investments
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured potential investors that Nigeria would soon be one of the most attractive places to invest as his administration has embarked on significant economic reforms to realise that goal.
Elumelu wins Africa Investor ‘Person of the Year’ award
Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, while receiving the ‘Person of the Year’ award at the Africa Investor CEO Institutional Investment Summit, hosted alongside the UN General Assembly ...