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EU Parliament backs opening next round of Brexit talks

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave its backing to opening the next phase of Brexit talks, but said Britain must “fully and faithfully” turn last week’s hard-fought divorce deal into a final exit treaty.

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery taken to court by ex-agent

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery briefly appeared in court in Germany on Tuesday over claims he owes 3.5 million euros ($4.1m) to his ex-agent before the case was adjourned until January.

Amnesty accuses EU of abetting migrant rights violations in Libya

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused European governments of abetting grave human rights violations in Libya through their support for authorities there that often work with people smugglers and torture refugees and migrants.

Fifth day of protests in Middle East over Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move

A fifth day of angry protests was expected in the Middle East on Monday over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas visited Cairo for crisis talks.

More European countries will follow US on Jerusalem – Benjamin Netanyahu

Fending off widespread international criticism, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that recognizing Jerusalem as his country’s capital made peace possible, rather than distancing the prospect of an agreement with the Palestinians.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu seeks EU support on Jerusalem status

As protests spread from Asia, through the Middle East, to North Africa against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Brussels, seeking support of European ministers.

EU’s Federica Mogherini condemns ‘all attacks on Jews everywhere’

The EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Monday condemned "all attacks on Jews everywhere in the world" as she met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Brussels.

Recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ‘makes peace possible’ – Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, on Monday, that recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital “makes peace possible”, after widespread international criticism of the US decision to do so.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Europe of hypocrisy ahead of EU talks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticised “hypocrisy” in Europe over condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying rockets from Gaza should also be criticised.

‘Most difficult challenge’ ahead in Brexit talks – Donald Tusk

EU President Donald Tusk warned that talks on a post-Brexit trade deal and transition period would be even more difficult than a hard-won agreement on divorce terms that was sealed on Friday.

Brexit: UK set for ‘next stage of humiliation’ – Nigel Farage

Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage said Britain was now ready to “move on to the next stage of humiliation” after Prime Minister Theresa May agreed the terms of Britain’s divorce from the European Union.

45,000 pro-Catalonia protesters march for deposed president Carles Puigdemont

A sea of around 45,000 pro-Catalonia protesters demonstrated in Brussels on Thursday to show support for the region’s deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the EU to support its drive for independence from Spain.

EU Commission gives Theresa May until Sunday to deliver Brexit deal

The European Commission says British Prime Minister Theresa May has till Sunday to come to Brussels with new Brexit proposals, to leave enough time for discussions on future trade relations to begin coming week.

Rex Tillerson to visit Africa in first quarter of 2018

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is planning a trip to Africa in the first three months of 2018, a senior aide said.

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PDP repositioned to take over power in 2019 – Olisa Metuh

Former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh yesterday declared that the outcome of the party’s recent national convention has repositioned it to take over power in 2019.

NYSC appeals to Bauchi govt to reconnect camp to national grid

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has appealed to the Bauchi State government to reconnect the corps members’ permanent orientation camp at Wailo, Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state to the national grid so that the camp community would enjoy electricity supply like other places in the state.

Yuletide: NURTW sets up task force to monitor motorists on highways

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), has set up a task force to ensure that drivers comply with traffic regulations on the highways in order to guarantee passengers’ safety.

San Francisco tech companies lose champion with death of mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco technology companies including Twitter, Salesforce.com, Uber and Airbnb lost an important ally on Tuesday with the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee.

Governor El-Rufai inaugurates poultry diseases diagnostic laboratory

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Wednesday in Kaduna, inaugurated a complex called ‘Poultry Disease Diagnostic Laboratory’ to serve the 19 Northern States.

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Federal civil service denies job advertisement

The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) has issued a disclaimer to the viral job advertisement in the social media.

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires in California on Saturday that have forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee the Los Angeles area, as well as outbreaks closer to San Diego.

Governor Ahmed approves N82m for reconstruction of Alagbado bridge

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the release of N82million for the reconstruction of the collapsed Alagbado Bridge in Ilorin East Local Government Area of the State.

US gives $1.2 million to Madagascar for elections

The United States has granted Madagascar $1.2 million to support the preparations for next year's elections.

Ogun PDP leaders call for hitch-free national convention

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) set to hold its national convention in Abuja to elect national officers of the party on Saturday (today), leaders, elders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, have called for a hitch-free national convention.