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Chancellor Merkel calls Hitler assassination attempt a role model

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for determined resistance against rising right-wing extremism in Germany ahead of the 75th anniversary of an assassination attempt against Adolf Hitler.
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Roy Hodgson: Wayne Hennessey ‘desperate’ to learn about Nazis

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey is "desperate" to learn about Adolf Hitler and World War Two after being accused of making a Nazi salute, says Eagles manager Roy Hodgson.
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey did not know what a Nazi salute was when he was charged with making the offensive gesture, says a Football Association panel.

FA: Crystal Palace’s Wayne Hennessey did not know what Nazi salute was

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey did not know what a Nazi salute was when he was charged with making the offensive gesture, says a Football Association panel.
Among the items that failed to sell was a painting of a mountain lake view and a wicker armchair with a swastika symbol presumed to have belonged to Hitler [Daniel Karmann- AFP]

‘Hitler paintings’ fail to sell at Nuremberg auction

Five paintings attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler from his early days as a struggling artist have failed to sell at auction in the southern German city of Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fake.

Udom Emmanuel: Police aiding breakdown of law and order in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Federal Government to immediately redeploy Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, for allegedly aiding the breakdown of law and order in the state.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a press conference inside 10 Downing Street in central London on November 15, 2018. - British Prime Minister Theresa May battled against a rebellion over her draft Brexit deal on Thursday, as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her. (Photo by Matt Dunham / POOL / AFP)

British premier bids to win over the public in Brexit deal battle

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced the public on Friday to defend her Brexit deal as she battles to salvage the agreement and her own political future.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (R) welcomes his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte at the presidential compound in Jerusalem on September 4, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - POOL AND AFP PHOTO - GALI TIBBON

Israeli president lectures Philippine leader on Hitler

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin gave a brief lecture on Hitler to Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday after the Philippine leader's 2016 remarks comparing himself to the Nazi dictator who carried out the Holocaust.

Controversy over pastor who prayed at US embassy in Jerusalem

A Christian minister who has disparaged Jews, Muslims and gays faced criticism as US President Donald Trump’s administration invited him to lead a prayer Monday at the inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

White House warns football fans to ‘think twice’ about Russia World Cup

Football fans should “think twice” about travelling to the World Cup in Russia this summer as consular services are threatened by the diplomatic crisis between Vladimir Putin and the west, a senior White House official has warned.

UK’s Boris Johnson likens Vladimir Putin’s World Cup to 1936 Berlin Olympics

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson agreed Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin would exploit the 2018 football World Cup in Russia as Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler did the Berlin Olympics.

Crown Prince: Only death can stop me from ruling Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said that "only death" will stop him from ruling the kingdom in a wide-ranging interview on the eve of his first official visit to the United States.

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dies after brief illness

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad has died at the age of 91, the Swedish company has announced.

Police talk tough as IPOB threatens to attack President Buhari in South-East

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Monday warned the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra and political parties’ supporters against disruptive acts during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Tuesday.

Donald Trump warned on Rodrigo Duterte fist salute in Manila

When US President Donald Trump and other world leaders meet in the Philippines from Sunday, copying their controversial host’s signature fist salute could land them in hot water.

Adolf Hitler selfie display at waxwork museum sparks outrage

A life-size figure of Hitler standing against a backdrop of Auschwitz concentration camp has been removed from an Indonesian waxwork museum following international outrage.

Palestinians and ‘names of burden’

Hitler, Castro and Saddam Hussein meet in a bar. It may sound like the beginning of a joke, but in the Palestinian territories, it is actually possible.

IPOB: Obasanjo is a hypocrite – Ishola-Williams

A retired Army General, Maj.-Gen. Ola Ishola-Williams has lambasted President Olusegun Obasanjo for advising President Muhammadu Buhari to dialogue with Nnamdi Kanu.

Man sacked for reading Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ at work

An employee at a Municipal District Office in Berlin has been summarily dismissed after he was found reading an original copy of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf’’ in a break room during his shift.

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NSE crucial market indicators end Friday with 0.03 per cent growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.03 per cent.
Reports of a frosty relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri at Juventus have been overblown, according to Italy manager Roberto Mancini.

Roberto Mancini: Cristiano Ronaldo tension with Maurizio Sarri is ‘nothing unusual’

Reports of a frosty relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri at Juventus have been overblown, according to Italy manager Roberto Mancini.

NECO dismisses 70 staff for ‘certificate forgery’

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Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Enugu

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Kogi guber: INEC assures of hitch-free poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.