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17 Nov
At least two people were killed and five wounded in a bomb blast that hit a minibus in Kabul on Wednesday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks in the Afghan capital.
17 Nov
The Taliban called Wednesday on US Congress members to release Afghan assets frozen after their takeover of the country, warning economic turmoil at home could lead to trouble abroad.
16 Nov
Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday defended allowing the head of JP Morgan Chase to skip a three-week Covid quarantine imposed on most other visitors, saying he worked for "a very big bank".
16 Nov
Myanmar's junta has charged Aung San Suu Kyi with committing electoral fraud during the 2020 polls, state media reported Tuesday, the latest in a barrage of allegations against her since her party won in a landslide.
15 Nov
Sri Lanka shut its only oil refinery Monday after running out of dollars to import crude, in an escalating economic crisis that has triggered shortages of food and other staples.
15 Nov
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday filed to contest the Senate elections next year, seeking a way to remain in politics while facing an international probe into his deadly drug war.
14 Nov
Two strong earthquakes struck southern Iran within 90 seconds Sunday, killing at least one person and sparking scenes of panic, official sources said.
14 Nov
A suspected US drone strike on Sunday killed three people in central Yemen, including two alleged Al-Qaeda
14 Nov
Sudanese security forces have arrested the bureau chief of Qatari-based Al Jazeera TV network, the media outlet said on Sunday
13 Nov
Sara Duterte, the daughter of outgoing Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, will run for vice president in the 2022 elections, the government's election monitor said Saturday, after months of speculation she would seek the top job. The Commission on Elections announced on its official Facebook page that Sara would be running for the country's second-highest office,…
12 Nov
A Myanmar junta court on Friday sentenced an American journalist to 11 years in prison on charges of unlawful association, incitement
12 Nov
A raging measles outbreak has sickened thousands and killed nearly 100 in crisis-ravaged Afghanistan this year, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning that many more would die without urgent action.

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The Nigerian Senate has called on the British authorities to consider removing Nigeria from their Coronavirus (COVID-19) red list.
12 mins ago
President of the Ugwumba Leadership Centre for Africa and All Progressives Congress (APC), Uche Nwosu has urged the Federal Government to partner with private organizations and individuals to drive its women and youths' empowerment policies and programmes. He said such measures will eliminate observed sharp practices that have undermined the government's efforts at tackling youths…
16 mins ago
Many students are feared dead in the Ojodu area of Lagos State after a truck ran into them on Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened along Isheri Road, just before the Ojodu Police Station. An eyewitness said the accident which occurred at about 3:00 pm claimed the lives of over 10 students with others injured from…
24 mins ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday released guidelines for its “Production and Productivity” initiative, through the “100 projects for EVERY 100 days” project.
29 mins ago
President Joe Biden was to warn Vladimir Putin in a video call Tuesday against invading Ukraine, threatening painful sanctions and more US military support for Eastern Europe if the Russian leader triggers a military conflict.