US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in Britain
The United States said Wednesday it was imposing new sanctions on Russia, as it accused the government in Moscow of using a "lethal" nerve agent in an attempted assassination in Britain. The State Department said the sanctions were in response to "the use of a 'Novichok' nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate UK citizen…
Iraq caught in crossfire of US sanctions on Iran
Caught in the crossfire between its key allies Tehran and Washington, Iraq's economy could suffer the heaviest collateral damage from the US reimposing sanctions against Iran. Washington slapped unilateral sanctions back on Tehran on Tuesday, after pulling out of a landmark 2015 nuclear deal in May. For Iraq, recently emerged from an expensive war on…
Hope for paralyzed people as mice with spinal cord injury made to walk again
Most people with spinal cord injury are paralyzed from the injury site down, even when the cord isn't completely severed. Why don't the spared portions of the spinal cord keep working? Researchers...
Common blood pressure drug banned over cancer links
United States (U.S.) regulators have ordered an immediate ban on prescribing a common blood pressure drug made in China over fears it could be carcinogenic.
Trade war: US takes aim at $200 bn in Chinese goods
The United States has escalated a trade war with China, threatening to impose fresh tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods as soon as September, sparking a furious reaction in Beijing.
Though tribe and tongue differ : The USA-China trade war
Nigeria may think that the trade war that began with the USA imposing tariffs on China and China retaliation by doing likewise, will have no impact on the country.
Saraki leads National Assembly delegation to United States
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, will lead a delegation of the National Assembly to Washington D.C, United States of America, on a parliamentary visit today. The visit, among others, is meant to strengthen parliamentary and diplomatic relationship between Nigeria and the United States. Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and International Relations to the Senate President, Bamikole…
Trump trade war to become reality as China tariffs hit
After months of threats and dwindling hopes the two sides would pull back from the brink of all-out trade war, steep US tariffs on tens of billions in Chinese goods are due to take...
Nuclear deal collapse would be 'very dangerous'- Iran minister
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Sunday that failure to save the nuclear deal after the exit of the United States would be "very dangerous" for Tehran.