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Declare herdsmen attacks as terrorist acts – SERAP tells UNSC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the UN Security Council and its members urging them to: “Urgently hold a special session on Nigeria and to visit the country to press the authorities to end continuing killings and destruction of property by suspected herdsmen across Nigeria, particularly in the North-Central of the country.”

Think of me as your daughter – 16-year-old dreamer tells Donald Trump

Nicolle Uria was 15 when her parents told her a shocking secret: she was an undocumented immigrant in the only country she has even known.

Man caught with cocaine wrapped in 55 condoms

Anti-drug authorities said Tuesday they have arrested a man for trafficking 2.1kg of cocaine wrapped in 55 condoms.

Restructuring: Group seeks equality, recognition for all ethnic nationalities

The Movement for Cognitive Justice (CMJ), on Monday said Nigeria must recognise and give equality to its diverse ethnic groups to end recurring conflicts in the country.

Deadly storms hit Bolivia and Argentina

At least six people have died in heavy flooding across the Andean nation of Bolivia, where days of rain have left thousands of people homeless, fields underwater and houses destroyed.

Pope to visit Peru region hard hit by floods

Pope Francis was set Saturday to hold a huge outdoor mass in a coastal region of Peru struggling to rebuild in the wake of devastating floods last year.

Pope Francis arrives Peru for four-day visit

Pope Francis arrived Thursday in Peru on the final leg of his South American trip, where he will meet indigenous people and hear firsthand how the country’s gold rush is destroying large areas of their Amazon homeland.

World one step away from nuclear war – Pope Francis

The world is on the “brink” of nuclear war, Pope Francis warned on Monday, as he set off on a trip to Chile and Peru that threatens to become overshadowed by sexual abuse scandals.

World Cup: Argentina to face Italy, Spain in friendlies

Two- time world champions, Argentina, will begin their preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with two friendly matches in March against Italy and Spain.

Venezuela faces more isolation, sanctions after contested vote

The United States condemned closely watched regional elections in Venezuela as neither free nor fair Monday, as European countries weighed imposing sanctions, leaving President Nicolas Maduro increasingly isolated after declaring a landslide win.

Uruguay kept waiting after Venezuela stalemate

Uruguay were left waiting to confirm their 2018 World Cup qualification on Thursday after being held to a 0-0 by Venezuela.

Brazil players need oxygen after World Cup qualifier in Bolivia

Neymar has criticised conditions at Bolivia's Estadio Hernando Siles in La Paz, describing it as "inhuman" to play at such severe altitude.

Argentina in danger of missing out on World Cup after 0-0 draw with Peru

Argentina are in danger of missing their first World Cup since 1970 after they were held to a goalless draw against Peru on Thursday.

WCQ: Argentina, Chile seek advantage in South America race

Lionel Messi and Argentina will seek to maintain the pressure on Chile with a victory over Venezuela on Tuesday as South America’s 2018 World Cup qualifying race enters the home stretch.


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