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Israel said Thursday that it will reject Lebanon's amendments to a US-drafted proposal on resolving a long-running maritime border dispute over gas-rich waters off the countries' Mediterranean coasts. A draft agreement floated by US envoy Amos Hochstein aims to settle competing claims over offshore gas fields and was delivered to Lebanese and Israeli officials at…
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Libya's Tripoli-based prime minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah has defended a deal signed earlier this week with Turkey over oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean, which angered European nations. The memorandum of understanding, three years after a controversial maritime border deal, sparked a sharp reaction from Greece as well as from Dbeibah's rivals in Libya, where…
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At least 16 people died and another 30 are still missing as high winds sank two migrant vessels in Greece, the coastguard said Thursday.
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Iran has charged former football star Ali Karimi in absentia for his support for protests over Mahsa Amini's death in morality police custody, Iranian media have reported. A wave of unrest has rocked Iran since the 22-year-old Kurdish woman's death was announced on September 16 after her arrest in Tehran for allegedly failing to observe…
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In the last one year, quite a lot of Taiwanese investment in China has moved their factory to South East Asia, such as Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia because of the labour cost and due to lockdown in China over COVID-19, which has hampered business activity.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered his government to take over operations at Europe's largest nuclear power station in the Russia-annexed region of Zaporizhzhia in southern Ukraine. "The government will ensure that the nuclear facilities at the plant... are integrated as federal property," the executive order said. The power station has been occupied by…
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President Joe Biden is "disappointed" with the OPEC+ cartel's decision to slash oil production output and believes it will hurt the world economy, the White House said Wednesday. "The president is disappointed by the shortsighted decision by OPEC+," National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and top economic advisor Brian Deese said in a statement. The supply…
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Google today announced the building of dedicated Cloud Interconnect sites in Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Cape Town.
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Kyiv on Wednesday claimed further victories over Russian troops in eastern Ukraine as the Kremlin vowed to recapture territory lost in a lightning Ukrainian counteroffensive. In recent weeks, Ukraine's forces, bolstered by Western weapons, have wrested Russian troops out of a string of towns and villages in the east and in the south. Kyiv this…
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Two people were killed when a bomb blast tore through a mosque on the grounds of Afghanistan's interior ministry in Kabul on Wednesday, a hospital said. Since the Taliban returned to power last August they made security a priority but attacks have ramped up in recent months, even as officials have tried to downplay them.…
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Syria's health ministry has recorded 39 deaths from cholera and nearly 600 cases in an outbreak spreading in the war-ravaged country that the United Nations warned is "evolving alarmingly". A total of 594 cases have been recorded across 11 of its 14 provinces since late last month, the health ministry said late Tuesday. "The situation…
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The World Trade Organization on Wednesday dramatically lowered its global trade forecast for 2023, as Russia's war in Ukraine and other shocks take their toll on the world economy. "Today the global economy faces multi-prong crises. Monetary tightening is weighing on growth across much of the world," WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told reporters in Geneva.…

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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.
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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…
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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.
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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.