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Save the Children: 100,000 babies die every year because of conflict

At least 550,000 are said to have died as a result armed conflict between 2013 and 2017 in Nigeria and nine other affected countries according to a new analysis.
President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 5 day Official Visit to Paris on 14th Nov 2018 5

Muhammadu Buhari back in Abuja after Paris peace forum

Buhari also met with the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and other world leaders where they all discussed contributions towards global peace while underscoring the imperative of collective action.
Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier face the Cenotaph during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall in central London, on November 11, 2018. - On the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice, the day's events mark the final First World War Centenary commemoration events hosted by the UK Government. Services are held annually across Commonwealth countries during Remembrance Day to commemorate servicemen and women who have fallen in the line of duty since WWI. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

German president joins Armistice ceremony in London

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier became the first German leader to take part in Britain's national service of remembrance on Sunday, 100 years since the end of World War I.
British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron visit the World War I French-British memorial of Thiepval, France Friday. Ludovic Marin, Pool via Reuters

World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice in Paris

World leaders gathered in Paris will lead global commemorations on Sunday to mark 100 years since the end of World War I at a time of growing nationalism and diplomatic tensions.
President Buhari arrives France ahead of the Paris Peace Forum on 8th Nov 2018 2

Muhammadu Buhari arrives in Paris for peace forum

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in France where he will be participating in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum, taking place between November 11 and 13, 2018.
French President Emmanuel Macron at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris last year. France marks 100 years since end of World War 1

History, modern-day tensions to mix at Paris WWI commemorations

World leaders will put on a show of unity this weekend as they commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I, but modern-day tensions will be bubbling under the surface at the remembrances in Paris.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrives to attend a meeting of the cabinet at 10 Downing Street in London, on October 29, 2018, ahead of the presentation of the government's annual budget to Parliament. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS - AFP)

Britain seeks to soothe Brexit tensions with France

Britain's foreign minister will seek to ease tensions with France caused by Brexit on Thursday with a speech that will pay tribute to the "bonds of friendship and commerce" between the countries, his office said.
This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on November 1, 2018 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting the construction site of the Hot Spring Tourist Area in Yangdok County, South Phyongan Province. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / - South Korea OUT/

South Korea’s Moon Jae-in says North’s Kim Jong Un to visit Seoul ‘soon’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Seoul "soon", the South's President Moon Jae-in said Thursday, amid a rapid diplomatic thaw on the peninsula despite stalled nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington.

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