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US lawmaker wants North Korea out of the UN

The chairman of the U.S. Senate’s East Asia subcommittee is asking China and 20 other nations on Monday to clamp down on North Korea by cutting ties, closing down diplomatic facilities and working to oust the country from the United Nations.

Sierra Leone accepts 27 deportees to escape US visa sanctions

Four countries were penned for fresh visa restrictions by the United States according to a State Department notice in August. Three from Africa – Guinea, Eritrea and Sierra Leone – the fourth was Cambodia.

World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity – study

Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday.

US stops issuing some visas in Cambodia

The US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Wednesday said it had stopped issuing some types of visa to Cambodians because Cambodia was not taking back citizens the U.S. wanted to deport.

Cambodia opposition leader charged with treason, espionage

A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason and espionage over an alleged conspiracy with unnamed foreigners, as strongman premier Hun Sen intensifies his assault on his political enemies.

Thailand’s Yingluck ‘fled to Dubai’ ahead of verdict – official

Facing a possible 10-year jail term, former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra fled the country ahead of a court verdict her supporters say was politically motivated, local media and officials said.

US to stop issuing visas to citizens from 3 African countries, Cambodia

The United States plans to stop issuing visas to citizens from four countries that it says aren’t accepting deported citizens.

Laos to withdraw troops after Cambodia threat

Cambodia and Laos reached an agreement for Lao soldiers to pull back from their shared border, easing the threat of a military confrontation.

Cambodian political commentator jailed for 18 months

A Cambodian political analyst was jailed for 18 months on Thursday for accusing prime minister Hun Sen's ruling party of having a hand in the murder of prominent government critic.

Senior Cambodian politician charged over old drug bust

A longtime ally of Cambodian premier Hun Sen has been charged for alleged links to a drug gang busted 10 years ago, a court said Sunday, as political manoeuvres increase ahead of key elections next year.

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Court sentences student to death for killing policeman

A court in Sudan on Sunday sentenced a university student to death after convicting him of killing a policeman during protests in the capital last year, a defence lawyer said.

FA chief wants Nigeria to host CHAN 2018

Mr Musa Talle, FCT FA Chairman on Sunday called on Federal Government to consider hosting the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) football tournament in 2018.

Mourinho delighted with central defenders as Man United win

Jose Mourinho praised the influence of central defenders Eric Bailly and Phil Jones as Manchester United resisted Southampton's pressure in Saturday's 1-0 victory at St Mary's.

Rohingya in Bangladesh need ‘massive’ assistance – UN

Bangladesh needs "massive international assistance" to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said.

Fish farmers urge fed govt to review incentives to fish importers

The Catfish and Allied Fish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFFAN) has urged the Federal Government to review the incentives given to fish importers so as to make local production profitable.

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Jose Mourinho has played down Manchester United's blossoming title battle with Manchester City by insisting he did not think about Pep Guardiola's side for "one single second" in the build-up to Everton's visit to Old Trafford on Sunday.

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Motorists urge fed govt to declare emergency on Benin-Auchi-Okene Expressway

Motorists plying the Benin-Auchi-Okene Expressway have urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the busy highway.

Kwara yellow fever patients medically stable

The two patients diagnosed with yellow fever in Oro-Ago in Ifelodun Local government area of Kwara state are now medically stable.

Mexicans march to protest violence against women

Thousands of women of all ages marched Sunday through Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered.