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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.

Turkey issues warrant for ex-top CIA figure over Fethullah Gulen links

Turkey on Friday issued an arrest warrant for a former top CIA official over alleged links to the group blamed for last year's attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported.

Donald Trump to replace Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo – reports

US President Donald Trump has addressed US news media reports on the imminent departure of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state without clearly confirming or denying them.

Libyan cleared of US envoy’s murder in Benghazi, convicted of terror

After a seven-week trial in a civilian court in Washington, a jury cleared Ahmed Abu Khattala -- the first person tried over the fiery raid on the US complex in the Libyan coastal city -- of the most serious of the charges he faced.

Ex-VP Joe Biden claims Russia meddled in 2016 US election

Former United States Vice President Joe Biden contradicted President Donald Trump’s comment over the weekend that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that his country did not meddle in the 2016 election.

Ex-CIA director assumes Donald Trump ‘afraid’ of Vladimir Putin amid Russia meddling probe

Former CIA Director John Brennan suggested that U.S. President Donald Trump might be “afraid” of Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid Russia meddling probe.

Donald Trump should be ‘ashamed’ of attacks on ex-intel chiefs – Ex-CIA boss John...

Former CIA chief John Brennan hit back at Donald Trump on Sunday, saying the president should be “ashamed” after he attacked as “political hacks” the intelligence leaders who concluded Russia meddled in the 2016 election.

Donald Trump backs US spies on Russia meddling, but slams Vladimir Putin ‘haters’

Donald Trump said Sunday he backed US intelligence agencies who concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 US presidential election, but slammed "fools" who oppose better ties with Moscow.

How a herdsman became the jihadist who killed US soldiers in Niger

When Doundou Chefou first took up arms as a youth a decade ago, it was for the same reason as many other ethnic Fulani herders along the Niger-Mali border: to protect his livestock.

Notorious Greek assassin back in jail after controversial leave

A notorious Greek assassin jailed for life over the killings of 11 people including US, British and Turkish embassy staff, was back in prison Saturday after a controversial two-day leave.

Alleged Benghazi attacker appears before US judge

A Libyan accused of involvement in the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic complex in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the US ambassador, appeared Friday before a federal judge in Washington.

CIA releases vast Osama bin Laden archive seized in compound

The Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday released a vast archive of documents and video seized in the 2011 US raid on a Pakistani compound that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Donald Trump to release nearly all John F Kennedy assassination files

President Donald Trump has said he will release all documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy, except those with the names and addresses of people who are still alive.

United States issues fresh warning to North Korea

Jim Mattis, the U.S. Defense Secretary has warned North Korea of the danger that awaits it if carries out any attack on the United States or its allies.

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices on Tuesday recorded marginal growth of 0.03 per cent after dropping by 0.88 per cent on Monday.

CAF Champions League: Nigeria put faith in MFM FC, Plateau United

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club from Nigeria are unlikely to win the 2018 CAF Champions League, but they boast the most eye-catching name among the 58 contenders.

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza launches campaign to extend his rule

Burundi's president launched a campaign Tuesday to support constitutional amendments that could extend his rule despite warnings by his opponents of more violence ahead.

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah is becoming a boss – Didier Drogba

Former Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba has said that Mohamed Salah, the 2017 BBC African Footballer of the Year, is growing into a real leader.

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APC chair John Odigie-Oyegun promises to work with PDP’s Uche Secondus

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Tuesday assured that he would relate with National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, without rancour.

PDP chair Uche Secondus pledges total reconciliation

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World Cup: Nigeria showed quality with win over Argentina – Croatia’s Ivica Olic

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