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7 hours ago
NATO on Friday expressed concern that Russia was failing to comply with its last remaining nuclear arms control treaty with the United States. As tensions soar over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, leading NATO power the United States has accused Moscow of not meeting its commitments under the decade-old New START pact. On Tuesday, Washington slammed…
4 days ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg asked South Korea on Monday to "step up" military support for Ukraine, suggesting it reconsider its policy of not exporting weapons to countries in conflict.
29 Jan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said for the first time Sunday that Ankara could accept Finland into NATO without its Nordic neighbour Sweden.
21 Jan
Turkey said on Saturday that it had called off a visit by Sweden's defence minister over a planned anti-Turkey protest in Stockholm. "At this point, Swedish Defence Minister Pal Jonson's visit to Turkey on January 27 has lost its significance and meaning, so we cancelled the visit," Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said.
11 Jan
NATO and the EU on Wednesday announced a "joint task force" aimed at bolstering the protection of critical infrastructure in the face of threats from Russia.
9 Jan
NATO and the EU are seeking to ramp up cooperation after Russia's invasion of Ukraine upended the European security order, a joint declaration seen by AFP on Monday said. The two Brussels-based organisations have been looking to improve coordination for years, despite fears in some quarters that efforts to bolster the EU's role in defence…
8 Jan
Turkey, which has for months blocked NATO membership bids by Sweden and Finland, has made some demands that Sweden cannot accept, Sweden's prime minister said on Sunday. "Turkey has confirmed that we have done what we said we would do, but it also says that it wants things that we can't, that we don't want…
4 Jan
International diplomacy is a slippery concept with conceivably as many characterisations as authors who invoke it. After all, one nation’s characterisation of diplomacy entails genuine, dynamic, tactful negotiation to achieve constructive and progressive resolution of an issue.
29 Dec
Even the International Red Cross Society leader writers agree with the notion that wars may create winners and heroes, but they also generate suffering and sacrifice.
29 Dec
Annus horribilis fittingly sums up 2022. It was a year of World War that wasn’t. Yet, the entire globe felt the scorching heat of a conflagration that is typical of a bygone century. Indeed, it was one of those horrible years when politics of a globalised world made no real sense!
9 Dec
Freshly arrived at Cincu army training camp, 120mm cannons loaded on French tanks are already booming out across the muddy firing range as NATO bolsters its forces in Romania, a member country bordering Ukraine.
3 Nov
Thirdly, the elasticity of the definition of Europe which now includes Israel. It is instructive that Morocco, Algeria, Egypt etc. which are physically closer to Europe are excluded.

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The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the rescue of the remaining four abducted pupils of Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) Primary School Alwaza, Doma Local Government Area.
1 hour ago
President Muhammadu Buhari said he reappointed Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi as Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, due to the agency's remarkable successes. Buhari made the disclosure in his address at the launch of the National Policy on the Nigerian Government Second-Level Domains and National Data Strategy in State House, Abuja. The…
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The Imo Police Command has confirmed Thursday’s killing of a Customary Court Judge, Mr Nnaemeka Ugboma, while presiding over a matter.
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Scores of customers of banks, on Friday, took to major streets in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, to protest the scarcity of new naira notes, which has been a subject of discussion across major towns and cities in Nigeria.