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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner celebrate 10th wedding anniversary

First daughter Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary with an intimate dinner at Camp David — with President Trump picking up the check.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump ditches plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida resort

U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next year’s Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain.

At least 10 killed in car bomb attack in Afghanistan

The Taliban killed at least 10 people and wounded 90 Thursday after a car bomb targeting an intelligence services building exploded and destroyed a nearby hospital in the southern Afghan city of Qalat, the governor of Zabul province told AFP.
Trump's announcement ended months of US negotiations with Taliban leaders, who control large parts of Afghanistan [File- Sorin Furcoi-Al Jazeera]

Taliban vows to fight on after Donald Trump says talks are ‘dead’

The Taliban on Tuesday vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with the insurgents were “dead”, saying Washington would regret abandoning negotiations.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 23, 2019 US President Donald Trump addresses the Turning Point USA’s Teen Student Action Summit 2019 in Washington, DC,. – President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported on August 25, 2019. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump calls off talks with Taliban after attack killed US soldier

US President Donald Trump said he had called off a secret summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan’s leader, abruptly slamming the door on a year of diplomacy to end America’s longest war.
At least five people have been reportedly killed and 21 others injured in multiple gun attacks in Texas, officials said.

Five killed, 21 injured in US mass shootings

At least five people have been reportedly killed and 21 others injured in multiple gun attacks in Texas, officials said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a conference as part of a summit called to attempt to find a lasting political solution to the civil war in Syria which has claimed in excess of 350 000 lives, at Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul, on October 27, 2018. - The leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany are set to meet in Istanbul to try to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war and salvage a fragile ceasefire in a rebel-held northern province. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

Russia plans to attack US over proposed Europe missiles deployment

Russian state TV on Sunday listed potential targets in the U.S. in the event of a nuclear strike and claimed that its new hypersonic missile technology could reach them in less than five minutes.
Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Arens listens during a press conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen (L) at the Pentagon April 27. The two defence ministers answered questions about the Middle East peace process and Israel’s cooperation in the Kosovo crisis. GMH/ELD/AA

Israel ex-minister Moshe Arens passes on at 93

Moshe Arens, a former Israeli defence minister and one-time mentor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, died Monday aged 93, officials said.

Public smiles, private problems as Saudi prince visits White House

Saudi Arabia's young crown prince heads to the White House Tuesday, looking to underscore his grip on power and ensure that several emerging points of friction don't threaten a burgeoning alliance with Donald Trump.

I’m willing to talk with North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un – Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said Saturday, January 6, he is willing to speak directly with Kim Jong-Un, voicing hope that rare talks between North and South Korea could help deescalate the crisis over Pyongyang’s nuclear drive.

Trump: I am a ‘very stable genius’ and ‘like, very smart’

US President Donald Trump on Saturday praised himself as "a very stable genius," following the release of a bombshell book that calls into doubt his mental health.

Senator John McCain to miss key tax vote

US Senator John McCain will miss a key vote on the Republican tax bill because of a viral infection, further narrowing the already-thin margin of support for the controversial plan.

Palestinians and ‘names of burden’

Hitler, Castro and Saddam Hussein meet in a bar. It may sound like the beginning of a joke, but in the Palestinian territories, it is actually possible.

US treasury secretary praises cooperation with Qatar

The United States and Qatar have agreed to enhance cooperation on "counterterrorism", according to a joint statement issued after a visit by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to the Qatari capital Doha.

One dead in Texas after Harvey wreaks havoc, more floods feared

Hurricane Harvey left a deadly trail of devastation Saturday in Texas, as officials warned of "catastrophic" flooding and said that recovering from the most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade could take years.

High security as Afghanistan marks independence day

Afghan security forces were on high alert Saturday as the war-weary country, reeling from a number of high-profile deadly attacks, marked its independence day with muted celebrations.

Trump heads to Camp David for Afghanistan talks

US President Donald Trump assembled his national security team at the Camp David presidential retreat Friday to forge a way ahead in Afghanistan, almost 16 years after the war began.

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NSE crucial market indicators end Friday with 0.03 per cent growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.03 per cent.
Reports of a frosty relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri at Juventus have been overblown, according to Italy manager Roberto Mancini.

Roberto Mancini: Cristiano Ronaldo tension with Maurizio Sarri is ‘nothing unusual’

Reports of a frosty relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri at Juventus have been overblown, according to Italy manager Roberto Mancini.

NECO dismisses 70 staff for ‘certificate forgery’

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the immediate dismissal of 70 staff from her services for certificate forgery.

Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu.

Kogi guber: INEC assures of hitch-free poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.