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Qatar ready to solve GCC crisis – emir

Qatari emir says he is ready to sit at a negotiating table to solve the three-month-long regional crisis.

Nigerians arrested in Germany over fake marriages

Police in Germany and Portugal have raided properties linked to a gang suspected of arranging fake marriages in order to make it easier for Nigerians to come to Europe.

Migrants’ deaths under-reported – IOM

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Monday the real number of migrant deaths were far higher than the numbers reported.

Greece warns ending EU talks with Turkey a mistake

Halting accession talks with Turkey would be a strategic mistake by the EU, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Sunday as a war of words raged between Berlin and Ankara.

Dortmund held by 10-man Freiburg as Spurs loom

Borussia Dortmund stuttered to a frustrating goalless draw at 10-man Freiburg in the German Bundesliga on Saturday ahead of their midweek Wembley clash against Tottenham Hotspur.

It may take 20 years to break my record – Bolt

Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades.

Trump announces ambassador picks to Germany, India

US President Donald Trump has announced a series of ambassador nominations to key capitals, including Berlin and New Delhi, more than seven months after taking office.

Merkel calls on Turkey to release jailed German citizens

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that she did the right thing by allowing large numbers of migrants into Germany two years ago, but said Europe hasn't done enough to resolve the refugee problem properly since then.

Germany warns citizens to steer clear Turkey

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, on Friday, has warned his nation’s holidaymakers to steer clear of Turkey amid deterioration in relations between Ankara and Berlin.

Berlin police arrest 35 neo-Nazis at Rudolf Hess rally

German police arrested 35 neo-Nazis in Berlin as they gathered to commemorate the death of high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess.

Turkey must not ‘misuse’ Interpol in writer’s case – Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she was glad a Spanish court had ordered the conditional release of a Turkish-German writer wanted by Ankara and warned Turkey not to "misuse" Interpol to pursue its critics.

Turkey slams ‘arrogant’ German reaction to Erdogan poll call

Turkey on Saturday lashed out at "arrogant" German reaction to comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urging ethnic Turks in Germany to vote against both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition.

German chancellor ‘enemy of Turkey’ – Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, was an enemy of Turkey and called on Turks in Germany to vote against her and other major parties in the September 24 elections.

Police kill suspected terrorists in Cambrils, near Barcelona

Spanish police early on Friday said they had killed the alleged perpetrators of a suspected "terrorist attack" in the town of Cambrils, south of Barcelona.

Erdogan alleges Germany abetting terrorists

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Germany of “abetting terrorists” amid a widening spat between Ankara and Berlin.

EU slaps new sanctions on Russia over Crimea turbines

The EU expanded its Russia sanctions blacklist Friday, targeting three people including the deputy energy minister and three companies involved in diverting gas turbines sold by German firm Siemens to Russian-annexed Crimea.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.