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Donald Trump wants Oprah Winfrey challenge in 2020 election

President Donald Trump has challenged TV host Oprah Winfrey to contest the U.S. 2020 presidential election.

Oxfam: Witness ‘threatened’ in sexual misconduct probe

Three men who worked for the Oxfam Haiti team and are accused of sexual misconduct in the country physically threatened a witness during an internal investigation into the allegations, UK-based charity Oxfam said.

US, China scuffled over nuclear ‘football’ in Beijing – report

US and Chinese officials scuffled over the nuclear “football” containing launch codes during President Donald Trump’s visit to China in November, US news website Axios reported Sunday.

Five people killed in Dagestan church shooting

Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, officials and local media said.

Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran is the world’s greatest threat

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran if needed, not just its allies in the Middle East, reiterating that Tehran was the world’s greatest threat.

Blast in Syria’s Qamishli kills four

At least four people were killed on Sunday in a car bomb blast in Syria's northeastern Qamishli, a war monitor said, after months of calm in the Kurdish-majority city.

Anti-corruption officers arrest Latvian central bank governor

Anti-corruption authorities in Latvia have arrested the governor of the country’s central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics, the government said Sunday, while assuring there is “no sign of danger” to the financial system.

Florida students plan march on Washington DC

Florida students who survived a mass shooting at their school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to “shame” lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.

Man removed from plane for excessive farting

A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after a row caused by a passenger who refused to stop farting.

12 ISIL widows sentenced by Iraqi court

A Turkish woman was sentenced to death and 11 other foreign widows to life in jail by an Iraqi court, for their involvement with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS).

Parents who circumcise male kids risk six-year jail term

Iceland is poised to become the first European country to outlaw male circumcision amid signs that the ritual common to both Judaism and Islam may be a new battleground over religious freedom.

Man and 11-year-old daughter killed in French Alps avalanche

A 44-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter have died after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Alps, according to local media.

Poland defends PM Mateusz Morawiecki over Holocaust remark denounced by Israel

Poland on Sunday sought to defend remarks by its prime minister which Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called "unacceptable" and tantamount to denying the Holocaust.

Four killed in Russian church shooting

Four people have been killed after a gunman opened fire on people leaving a church service in Russia's Dagestan region.

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Oxfam aid worker ‘paid for sex’, others bullied witness

British aid charity Oxfam on Monday released its internal report into a scandal in Haiti that has shattered its reputation, revealing that a former top official admitted to paying for sex and three staff physically threatened a witness.

Senator Arise: I am in governorship race to win Ekiti for APC

A governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Senator Ayodele Arise, has said that he was in the race to win the July 14 poll for the party and serve the people of the state.

Anti-corruption: President Buhari needs support not insults – activist

An activist and public affairs commentator in Adamawa State, Alhaji Suleiman Baba-Jada, has urged Nigerians to render more support to the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle corruption and other challenges facing the nation.

Driver docked for allegedly defiling neighbour’s daughter

A driver, Alex Emeka, 43, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter.

African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo passes on

One of the towering figure in African cinema, a Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, is dead.

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Nigerians pay tributes to popular Yoruba playwright Akinwunmi Isola

Nigerians on Saturday paid tributes to renowned playwright, culture activist and scholar, Akinwunmi Isola, who died on Saturday in Ibadan.

NGO links high crime rate to internet access

An NGO, the Women Technology Empowerment Centre (WTEC) on Tuesday attributed the increasing crime rate in the society to unrestricted and unguided access of adolescents to the Internet.

Delta lawmakers demand improved power from Benin DisCo

The Delta State House of Assembly has asked the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to enhance supply of electricity to communities in the state.
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2019: President Buhari will seek reelection – Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari will seek reelection in 2019.

Schoolgirl finds snake, not lunch in backpack

An Australian schoolgirl received a terrifying shock when she tried to find lunch in her Harry Potter Gryffindor backpack: a red-bellied black snake sliding across her hand.