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Rights groups blast Egypt’s human rights record

International rights organisations have gathered in the French capital to highlight Egypt's human rights abuses, as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is set to arrive for a two-day visit.

France’s Emmanuel Macron suggests Britain ‘bluffing’ about ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario

European leaders have suggested Britain is "bluffing" about a "no deal" divorce after a high-stakes summit in Brussels.

Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron back Spain in Catalan crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron voiced strong support for Madrid in the Catalan independence crisis on Thursday, backing the Spanish government’s response to the country’s worst political crisis in decades.

Iran warns Europe against new nuke deal conditions

A top advisor to Iran’s supreme leader warned European governments on Tuesday against imposing new conditions on the nuclear deal.

European Union toughens conditions on Brexit gesture to Theresa May

EU leaders have hardened their conditions on a goodwill Brexit gesture to Prime Minister Theresa May at a summit this week, according to a new draft of their statement on Monday.

UK, Germany, France stand committed to Iran deal

The leaders of Britain, France and Germany on Friday said they remain committed to the international nuclear deal with Iran after US President Donald Trump refused to certify the agreement.

Donald Trump discusses joint anti-terror operations in Africa with France’s Macron

U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday, discussed joint counterterrorism operations in the Sahel region of Africa, the White House said in a statement.

Iran has not lived up to spirit of nuclear deal – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump said that Iran had not lived up to the spirit of the nuclear deal agreed with world powers and suggested he would reveal his decision on whether to certify the agreement soon.

Macron invites Iraq PM to Paris to discuss Kurdish vote

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to visit Paris on Thursday, saying the aim is to calm tensions after the deeply divisive Kurdish independence referendum.

EU to propose Google, Facebook tax in 2018 – Juncker

The EU will propose a new tax on tech giants such as Google and Facebook next year despite opposition by several states that fear a blow to their economies, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday.

Brexit negotiators clash as talks resume

The EU and Britain resumed Brexit talks on Monday with fresh clashes, dimming hopes that a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May could provide a breakthrough in unlocking stalled negotiations.

Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world's worst poverty.

Merkel heads for German poll win, hard-right AfD for first seats

Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to cruise to victory in elections Sunday but also to face the breakthrough into parliament of hard-right populists for the first time in Germany's post-war history.

Buddhist protesters block aid to Muslim Rohingya

Police in Myanmar have clashed with a mob blocking an aid shipment in Rakhine state while nine people have died in a road accident involving a Red Cross truck in Bangladesh.

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NLC hails President Buhari for sacking ex-pensions chief Abdulrasheed Maina

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Police arrest four NAF personnel for vandalising water pipe in Lagos

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Policemen arrested after killing suspected drug trafficker

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INEC assures on credible election in 2019

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Theresa May seeks summit breakthrough with offer on EU citizens

British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged Thursday to treat European nationals living in Britain fairly as she tried to get sceptical EU leaders to revive Brexit negotiations at a summit in Brussels.

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