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Richard Grenell

US’s threats to withdraw troops causes stir among German politicians

The U.S. Ambassador, Richard Grenell, on Thursday threatened to withdraw its troops from Germany.
UK Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan (D37) inbound to Portsmouth Naval Base on 17 June 2016. Brian Burnell-CC-BY 4.0

UK deploys second warship in Persian Gulf

The UK is deploying its second warship in the Persian Gulf to protect country’s commercial interests, thus increasing military presence in the world’s busiest shipping lane.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with his Estonian counterpart Kersti Kaljulaid at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 18, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - POOL - AFP)

Estonia president holds first meeting with Vladimir Putin in years

Estonia’s president met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin here Thursday for talks on trade and global relations, during the first such Russian visit in eight years.

Facebook removes 364 pages linked to Russian news agency

Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.
German police on Thursday said they were seeking three people who attacked and badly beat a 20-year old migrant in an eastern German town.

German police seek three suspects in attack on migrant

German police on Thursday said they were seeking three people who attacked and badly beat a 20-year old migrant in an eastern German town.
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic

Serbia’s Nemanja Matic expects ‘hellish’ Swiss World Cup clash

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic said Thursday his Serbia side were ready for a “hellish” clash against Switzerland in a crunch Group E encounter tinged with political tension.

Croatia take on Nigeria in Russia’s European bolthole

Former World Cup semi-finalists Croatia take on African powerhouses Nigeria in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad on Saturday in their opening Group D match that may prove a test of the organisers' anti-racism drive.

Sweden marks national day with major military exercise

Marking national day on Wednesday, Sweden called up 22,000 reservists for an exercise of a scale not seen in 40 years as tensions simmer between the West and Russia.

Lithuania gears up to secure EU border during World Cup

Lithuania’s border guard held exercises on Wednesday focused on securing the European Union’s external border as thousands of football fans were expected to cross the Baltic state to reach World Cup matches in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.

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Police inspector killed during shootout with herdsmen in Delta

The remains of a police inspector, simply identified as Muhammad, was Thursday recovered after he was declared missing following a gun battle with armed herdsmen at a bush in Uvwiamughe community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

US, Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

Tipper driver flees after killing two in Anambra

A tipper driver on Thursday killed two persons at Mbanakwa Okpuno, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.