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Asia markets mostly up, North Korea missile fears ease

South Korean and Japanese traders sent shares rallying Tuesday as they returned from a long weekend while most other markets tacked on gains despite a soft lead from Wall Street.

Thai military ruler Prayut Chan-O-Cha pledges elections in November 2018

Thailand's military government says it will hold a general election in November 2018 after repeatedly delaying the decision, citing concerns such as changes to the constitution and security issues, since taking power in a 2014 coup.

US to reduce $18bn trade deficit with Thailand

The US has resolved to reduce its trade deficit with Thailand, President Donald Trump said as signs of warmer ties between Washington and Bangkok improve.

Thailand expects 250,000 to attend late king’s cremation

A quarter of a million people are expected to descend on the Thai capital for an elaborate cremation ceremony planned for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej next month, a junta leader said Friday.

Ex-Thai premier sentenced in absentia to five years in prison

Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was on Wednesday found guilty of negligence over a costly rice subsidy scheme that helped to bring her to power in 2011. She was sentenced in absentia to five years in prison by the Supreme Court.

Trump to host Thai junta chief at White House

US President Donald Trump will host Thai junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha at the White House next Tuesday, in a personal triumph for a Thai autocrat who was shunned by Barack Obama’s administration for his regime’s dismal rights record.

91-year-old emerges Thailand’s oldest university graduate

A 91-year-old woman became the oldest person to graduate from university in Thailand on Wednesday, receiving her bachelor’s degree from King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.