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Angela Merkel begins fourth term as German Chancellor

Angela Merkel has finally begun her fourth term as Chancellor after almost six months of political deadlock in Germany.

German parliament meets to elect Angela Merkel for 4th term

Germany’s parliament is meeting to elect Angela Merkel for a fourth term as chancellor, ending nearly six months of political drift in Europe’s biggest economy.

Germany’s Social Democrats back coalition with Angela Merkel

Members of Germany's Social Democrat Party (SPD) have voted in favour of entering a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a postal ballot, according to a statement by the party.

Angela Merkel to name new cabinet

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is preparing to name her ministerial team for a new German government, to give a new face to her administration.

Germany deadlock lifted as Angela Merkel enters coalition talks

Germany's centre-left party has agreed to coalition talks with Angela Merkel's conservatives after four months of deadlock.

Germany stops arms exports to Yemen combatants

Germany will stop all arms exports to countries involved in the ongoing war in Yemen, a government spokesperson has announced.

Angela Merkel’s party, others strike coalition deal

Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Social Democratic Party (SPD) have reached a breakthrough to begin official talks on coalition.

Germany’s Angela Merkel confirms ready to govern with liberals and Greens

German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed Saturday she would start talks with liberals and Greens to try to form a new coalition government after last month's election.

German far-right party calls for Merkel to be punished

Germany's leading right-wing party will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be "severely punished" for her immigration policies once it assumes a place in parliament, its leader said on Sunday.

1,000 ‘treason’ complaints against Merkel since 2015

More than 1,000 criminal complaints for high treason have been filed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel since the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, local media reported Wednesday.

Turkey slams ‘arrogant’ German reaction to Erdogan poll call

Turkey on Saturday lashed out at "arrogant" German reaction to comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urging ethnic Turks in Germany to vote against both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition.


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Usain Bolt to attend Commonwealth Games – as a spectator

Sprint legend Usain Bolt will attend next month's Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast to watch the 100-metres final, former Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake has revealed.

Expert: Avoid excessive intake of local herbs

A medical expert, Dr Stephen Aderemi of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has warned people against excessive consumption of locally prepared herbs to avoid causing serious damage to their health.

Mohamed Salah leads Lionel Messi in European Golden Shoe race

Mohamed Salah's four-goal haul for Liverpool on Saturday saw him take the lead in the race for the European Golden Shoe.

Ondo students shut scholarship board over planned tuition hike

Ondo State students, under the aegis of National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) and National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), have shut down the state scholarship board over alleged unfavourable policies of the state government.

Sultan Abubakar III declares Monday as first day of Rajab

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Monday, March 19, as the first day of Rajab 1439AH.

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Joshua Obaje shifts attention to CAF Confed Cup after Plateau United’s Champions League exit

Plateau United forward Joshua Obaje says the side will now fight hard to win the CAF Confederation Cup following their exit from the CAF Champions League at the hands of Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel on Sunday.

Deaf community solicits federal govt’s support to establish deaf university

The Deaf Community in Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja, called for the support of the Federal Government to establish special university for the over 17 million deaf people in the country.

Arik Air moves Port Harcourt flight from GAT to MMA2

More than 10 years after shunning the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2), Lagos, the management of Arik Air on Sunday announced the movement of its Port Harcourt Airport operations to the private terminal.

Governor Okorocha: Imo to conduct local council election in June

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that the State would conduct the much-awaited local government election in June 2018 to elect local government chairmen and councillors.

Innoson shuns court again, petitions NJC over judge

The Chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has again failed to appear in court for his arraignment at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.