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Russia on Thursday set March 17 as the date for a presidential election, which is expected to be another shoo-in for Vladimir Putin, who has silenced opposition during over two decades in power. In a meeting broadcast live on Russian television, the upper house of parliament unanimously approved the date of the vote. The decision…
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Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have arrested one Somtochukwu Franklin for allegedly using the Facebook account name of a philanthropist Emmanuel Okoh, popularly known as "Okwuluora” to defraud people.
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Israel on Wednesday approved a "minimal" increase in fuel supplies to war-torn Gaza to prevent a "humanitarian collapse," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said. The announcement comes as the United Nations warns of a total breakdown of public order in Gaza as fighting intensifies in the south of the Palestinian territory. A "minimal supplement of…
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A Texas gunman has been arrested after a rampage across the US state left six people dead and three injured, including two police officers, authorities said Wednesday. The shooting spree occurred over the span of several hours Tuesday in Austin, where four people were shot dead and the suspect engaged in a shootout with police,…
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Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori, 85, was freed from prison on Wednesday after a court reinstated a pardon of his 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity. Fujimori, who served from 1990 to 2000 and is now in poor health, left the Barbadillo prison in Lima and was greeted by his children, Keiko and Kenji. They…
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Seven political parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), have come together to form the Coalition of Concerned Political Parties (CCPP) in Abuja.
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Britain's ruling Conservative Party was in disarray Wednesday after its immigration minister quit over legislation regarding sending migrants to Rwanda as hardliners turned the screw on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. The UK leader's position looked increasingly vulnerable after Robert Jenrick said he had resigned due to "strong disagreements with the direction" of the government's policy…
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Nigeria made the final three shortlists for the 2023 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women’s National Team of the Year award.
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Murder charges were filed Wednesday against two Americans over the deaths of animation pioneer and Quebec philanthropist Daniel Langlois and his partner on the island of Dominica, local police said. The bodies of Langlois and Dominique Marchand, who had been missing for several days, were found incinerated in a car on Friday near Gallion, in…