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2 President Buhari presents Keynote Address at the 20th Anniversary of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague, Netherlands on 17th July 2018

IPOB faults ICC for allowing President Buhari deliver keynote address

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that the recent invitation of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari to the Hague to present a keynote address to the International Criminal Court, ICC, was done in bad faith.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / (FILES) In this file photo taken on March 20, 2018, members of the Syrian Civil Defence (known as the White Helmets) and the Red Crescent remove the body of a civilian from the street following air strikes on Douma, the main town of Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta.Jordan said on July 22, 2018 that it has taken in 800 Syrian White Helmets rescuers who had been evacuated by Israel from Syria as they were threatened by advancing regime forces in the south of the war-ravaged country. Jordan plans to transfer them to the United Kingdom, Canada, and Germany.Founded in 2013, the Syria Civil Defence, or White Helmets, are a network of first responders who rescue wounded in the aftermath of air strikes, shelling or blasts in rebel-held territory. / AFP PHOTO / HASAN MOHAMED

Syria’s White Helmets: Rescuers in rebel-held areas

Syria's White Helmets rescue force said Sunday some of its volunteers had arrived in Jordan after being evacuated out of a southern region where rebels agreed to a regime takeover.

Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies

Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company's contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated policies, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Governor Ganduje: Three million children out of school in Kano alone

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says three million children are out of school in his state alone, stating the need to curb Africa’s population explosion.

British police identify Skripal attack suspects

British police believe they have identified the suspects responsible for the attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with the nerve agent Novichok, the Press Association (PA) reported Thursday.
Prime Minister Theresa May

British man plots to kill prime minister Theresa May

Rahman planned to detonate an improvised explosive device at the gates of Downing Street and gain access to May’s office in the ensuing chaos and kill her, according to police.
National Action leader Christopher Lythgoe

British neo-Nazi leader gets eight years in prison

The leader of a banned British neo-Nazi group was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday over a plot to murder Labour MP Rosie Cooper and a female police officer.
Tony Blair

Tony Blair calls for second vote to fix Brexit ‘mess’

“It’s a total and complete mess”: Former prime minister Tony Blair does not hold back when asked in an interview with AFP what he makes of the British government’s approach to Brexit.
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Donald Trump hails ‘very good start’ with Vladimir Putin at first summit

Indeed, some domestic critics wanted the Helsinki summit called off entirely after 12 Russian military agents were indicted under a long-running probe into Moscow’s alleged manipulation of the 2016 US elections.
Prime Minister Theresa May

Brexit: Theresa May hit by more resignations as Boris Johnson pushes ‘global Britain’

British Prime Minister Theresa May was hit by a ninth resignation from her Conservative government on Monday over opposition to her proposals for leaving the European Union, as political rival Boris Johnson promoted his alternative Brexit vision.
Boris Johnson visits Downing Street in the days before his resignation as foreign secretary. Andy Rain-EPA

UK’s Boris Johnson returns as newspaper columnist

After resigning as foreign minister last week over Prime Minister Theresa May’s compromise plan for Brexit, Boris Johnson is back at his old job as a columnist at the eurosceptic Daily Telegraph newspaper.
Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin

Anthony Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against Alexander Povetkin

Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing Federation heavyweight titles against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium on September 22, promoter Eddie Hearn announced Monday
FILE PHOTO - Air conditioners about to be recycled are seen in a warehouse at the government-sponsored recycling park in the township of Guiyu, Guangdong Province, China January 12, 2018. REUTERS-Aly Song-File Photo

Over billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms – study

More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration as global warming brings more high temperatures, study showed on Monday.
Part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine on 17 July 2014. Igor Kovalenko-EPA

G7 wants Russia to explain role in MH17 downing four years ago

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations on Sunday called on Russia “to account for its role” in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which killed all 298 people on board.
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Global warming: Nigeria among countries at risk as temperatures soar

Nigeria has been listed among countries most at risk as global warming brings more high temperatures, necessitating the need to keep people cool and preserve food and medicine.
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Trump-Putin: What they have said about each other

The much-anticipated summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Monday comes after years of mutual compliments and backslapping, despite growing strains in US-Russian relations.
Police and security personel search vechiles waiting to enter Trump Turnberry, the luxury golf resort of US President Donald Trump, in Turnberry, southwest of Glasgow, Scotland on July 14, 2018, during the private part of his four-day UK visit. US President Donald Trump wraps up a four-day visit to Britain, dominated by his blasting of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, by spending the weekend in Scotland.ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP

Donald Trump on Scottish golf course to wrap up contentious UK trip

US President Donald Trump wraps up a four-day visit to Britain, dominated by his blasting of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, by spending the weekend in Scotland.

Cameroon minister ambushed in restive region, ‘assailants killed’

A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday.

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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
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Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.