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28 Aug
A US air strike in Afghanistan killed two high-profile ISIS targets and left another wounded, the Pentagon said Saturday....
3 Aug
The Pentagon went on lockdown Tuesday after a shooting at a bus and subway station just outside the highly secure US military headquarters.
18 Jul
Three people were shot outside a baseball stadium crowded with thousands of spectators in the US capital on Saturday, causing the game to be abruptly halted as fans were ushered out. Police initially tweeted four people had been shot, but Washington police second in command Ashan Benedict later said there were three wounded in the…
20 Jan
Instead of cheering masses, Joe Biden's welcome to the White House on Wednesday was miles of metal barriers, masked security forces, and a dystopian-looking Washington
8 Aug 2020
An elderly Washington state resident has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning his wife of 53 years to death with a hammer because he suspected her of cheating. James Flora, 78, was booked into the Pierce County Jail on Monday evening on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his spouse, identified as 74-year-old…
26 Jun 2020
The House of Representatives votes Friday to make the US capital Washington the nation's 51st state, a historic but largely symbolic move that will likely be stopped in its tracks by Senate Republicans.
23 May 2020
A "well-orchestrated" COVID-19-related fraud targeting multiple American states has been traced back to Nigeria, an internal US Secret Service memo said. The memo, seen by The Guardian, was reportedly sent to Secret Service's field offices across the US on Thursday, May 14. The Secret Service said the fraudsters are exploring the COVID-19 pandemic to commit…
17 Mar 2020
A project to set up "quarantine motels" in the US coronavirus epicenter of Washington state has infuriated local residents who fear they will be exposed to a high risk of infection.
15 Mar 2020
Nigeria’s diplomatic missions in Washington, New York and Atlanta, United States, have suspended passport interviews and biometric data capture over the coronavirus crisis.
10 Oct 2019
Reeling from a Democratic impeachment investigation and rebellion in his own Republican Party, President Donald Trump retreats Thursday to his comfort zone: the 2020 campaign trail.
9 Jul 2019
Torrential rain lashed Washington DC and surrounding areas on Monday, flooding many neighbourhoods and hobbling electricity and transportation networks.
26 Mar 2019
Boeing has flown test flights of its 737 MAX to evaluate a fix for the system targeted as a potential cause of two deadly plane crashes, two sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. The aviation giant, which has been under fire and its flagship narrow-body planes grounded since March 13, tested the system upgrade…

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Uzbekistan elections set to deliver an easy victory to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev were "not truly competitive" despite reforms in the Central Asian country, an international monitoring mission said Monday.
9 mins ago
Nigerians trading cryptocurrency on Luno will be able to deposit and withdraw in local currency from November, the trading platform said on Monday. "We’re thrilled to announce that deposits and withdrawals in Naira will resume on the Luno platform in November," Luno told its users in an email. Luno halted naira deposit and withdrawal for…
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A UN humanitarian aid flight destined for the capital of the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, was forced to return to Addis Ababa due to airstrikes on Friday, raising “serious concerns” for the safety of staff working on the ground, said the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator, in a statement. NEW YORK, USA, October 25, 2021,-/African Media…
15 mins ago
Online payments giant PayPal has said it is not seeking to buy Pinterest, ending days of speculation that had prompted shares in the image-sharing site to soar.
24 mins ago
The United States government will on Wednesday begin an appeal to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets, after a British judge blocked a request earlier this year.