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Initial results of the Honduran presidential vote released early Monday showed opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla leading current President Juan Orlando Hernandez, after an evening that saw both men declare themselves victorious.
The speaker of the Catalan parliament is due to appear before a Spanish court Thursday accused of sedition for declaring independence, after a union strike over the detention of separatist leaders disrupted the region.
Catalonia woke up Saturday under the direct control of Madrid as the Spanish prime minister took drastic measures to quash secession, deposing the region’s leaders and dissolving its parliament hours after lawmakers declared independence.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dedicated his team’s 2-1 win over Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday to the two Catalan separatist leaders detained in Spain.
The Spanish government has apologised for the first time for the violent crackdown by police during a controversial independence vote in Catalonia.
Prominent pro-independence Catalans are due to appear before a Spanish judge over allegations of sedition Friday, a move that may further escalate tensions between the regional and national governments.
Spain’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the suspension of a planned session in Catalonia’s parliament which separatist leaders have called for the region to declare independence.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy faces Spain’s biggest constitutional crisis in decades after Sunday’s violence-marred independence referendum in Catalonia opened the door for its wealthiest region to move for secession as early as this week.
Police in Catalonia said Monday they questioned 15 people accused of disobedience for allegedly developing web platforms dedicated to an outlawed independence referendum, as tensions rise less than a week before the vote.
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy asked Catalan separatist leaders Saturday to own up that they can't hold an outlawed independence referendum after a crackdown dealt them a serious blow this week.
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The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has called for a law to compel Nigerian political and religious leaders, including lawmakers, governors and traditional rulers, to undertake drug test.
The Cross River House of Assembly said it has passed 51 bills and initiated over 31 motions since its inauguration in 2015.
A 39-year-old woman, Ada Ananaba, who allegedly inflicted injury on an 11-year-old girl through beating, was on Monday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Luis Suarez says Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho would be welcome at Barcelona as the Catalan club continue to be linked with both players.
A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Monday sentenced a security guard, Nasiru Ribado, to six months’ imprisonment for sleeping at his duty post.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has branded Pep Guardiola "immature" over his man-management during their time together at Barcelona.
British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to a Brussels summit Thursday reeling from a parliamentary defeat over Brexit that threatens to undermine her just as EU leaders back the opening of trade talks.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it might revisit the case files of 20 former state governors it indicted for corruption in 2008.
South Africa's ruling ANC party holds a conference starting Saturday to elect its new leader in a hotly contested two-way race seen as a pivotal moment in the country's post-apartheid history.
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) on Wednesday decried the illegal migration of Nigerians to Europe, describing it as worrisome.