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30 Sep
Britain's economy grew in the second quarter and did not shrink as previously thought, data showed Friday, easing recession fears amid ongoing turmoil over the government's tax-slashing budget.
29 Sep
US President Joe Biden has struggled in domestic polls since last year but his foreign policy is earning higher marks in much of Europe as he leads efforts against Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
29 Sep
Queen Elizabeth II died of "old age" at 3:10 pm (1410 GMT) on September 8, according to her death certificate released on Thursday, or nearly three-and-a-half hours before the news was announced to the world.
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28 Sep
The Bank of France's governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau was attacked with a hammer in the Swiss city of Basel in late June, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Contacted by AFP, the French central bank confirmed that an "isolated incident" had taken place but "without any consequences". It specified that the bank's chief was not hurt.…
28 Sep
The European Union (EU) on Wednesday denounced the “falsified outcomes of illegal’’ referendums Russia had held in occupied territories in Ukraine.
28 Sep
The Bank of England stepped in Wednesday to buy UK government bonds to shore up market confidence after Britain's heavily-criticised budget aimed at fighting inflation.
28 Sep
The Taliban signed a provisional deal with Russia for an annual supply of petrol, diesel and wheat to Afghanistan.
28 Sep
Italian police have arrested more than 30 people suspected of being members of the Mafia or their accomplices in a series of nationwide raids.
28 Sep
One person died on Wednesday in a shootout with Belgian police during raids on a suspected extreme-right group, prosecutors said.
28 Sep
Turkey's booming wartime trade with Moscow took a giant step back on Wednesday with confirmation that the last three banks still processing Russian payments were pulling out under pressure from Washington.
26 Sep
The European Central Bank expects to keep hiking interest rates to combat soaring inflation, its president Christine Lagarde said Monday, even as economic activity slows and fears of recession mount.
26 Sep
The government of new British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Monday came under pressure after the pound hit a record low against the dollar following last week's huge tax-cutting budget.

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4 mins ago
Security has been beefed up at the main gates to the National Assembly as President Muhammadu Buhari presents the 2023 budget estimate of N19.76 trillion to a joint session of the Assembly.
6 mins ago
Avosuahi S Bello has released the first book of  the Legend of the Oris, Adangara. As a lawyer, poet, writer and author of acclaimed fantasy novel, Loosening the Strings. With over a decade at the Nigerian bar, Avosuahi has spent her time researching, reading and writing, making her unique voice shine through the different genres…
6 mins ago
More than one million people have been displaced in Myanmar since the military coup last year, the United Nations children's agency has said.
16 mins ago
Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group), is pleased to announce that its board has appointed Alhaji (Dr) Umaru Kwairanga as the new Chairman at its meeting held on Wednesday, 5 October 2022.
23 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, commiserated with the family of the former President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Ahmed Ibrahim Yakasai, on the passing of their mother, Hajiya Asmau Ibrahim Yakasai, who was 98 years old.