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14 Nov
Turkish Interior Minister, Süleyman Soylu on Monday rejected Washington’s words of condolences following Sunday’s terrorist attack in Istanbul, which left six dead and many injured.
14 Nov
President Emmanuel Macron will call counterpart Vladimir Putin after a Group of 20 summit in Bali where the Russian leader is expected to face strong pressure, a French official said Monday. Macron "will call him after the G20," the senior Elysee official told reporters, lamenting Putin's "isolation" over the invasion of Ukraine. The French president…
14 Nov
Azerbaijan said on Monday it had arrested five of its nationals for spying for Iran after a rise in tensions between the neighbours, which regard each other with mutual suspicion.
14 Nov
President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday visited the newly liberated city of Kherson in southern Ukraine after Russian forces retreated from the strategic hub near the Black Sea. The Ukrainian presidency distributed images of him singing the national anthem, holding his hand over his chest as the country's blue and yellow flag was hoisted next to…
13 Nov
An explosion tore through a busy Istanbul shopping street on Sunday, killing six and wounding dozens in what Turkey's president said bore the signs of a "terror" attack.
13 Nov
A strong explosion was heard Sunday in a busy area in the heart of Istanbul, Turkish media reported, saying that several people had been injured.
13 Nov
After enduring more than eight months of Russian soldiers occupying her village near Kherson, Svitlana Galak said she cried "tears of happiness" when Ukrainian soldiers arrived to liberate them.
13 Nov
Israel's president on Sunday is set to formally designate Benjamin Netanyahu to form a government, a victory for the former veteran prime minister who had vowed to return to power.
13 Nov
Iran on Sunday criticised a recent meeting between the French president and opponents of the Islamic republic, calling Emmanuel Macron's comments after the encounter "regrettable and shameful".
13 Nov
Slovenians were voting on Sunday in a run-off poll expected to elect the country's first woman president -- a lawyer linked to former US first lady Melania Trump.
13 Nov
Rescue workers retrieved one body early Sunday in the northern French town of Lille, following an hours-long search through the rubble of two collapsed buildings.
12 Nov
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak faced new questions Saturday over his choice of senior officials after his number two was accused of behaving aggressively towards staff.

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Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) said the Federal Government is committed to domestication of the Rome Statute. Malami made this known in Netherlands, yesterday, while delivering Nigeria’s Country Statement at the 21st Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court,…
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Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has announced the appointment of media and communications expert, Dr. Tunde Olusunle, as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. A statement, signed by Atiku’s Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, said the appointment took effect from December 1, 2022. It…
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House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, resolved to beam its searchlights on Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc over N4.014 trillion debt allegedly owed by some international electricity customers. The committee, led by Mr. Wole Oke, therefore, summoned NBET’s Managing Director to offer explanations on why customers situated in neighbouring Togo, Benin and…
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