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Seven police injured in Ukraine clashes

Seven police officers were injured Monday in clashes with ultranationalists who were protesting a decision by the authorities to extradite a Russian citizen wanted by Moscow as a suspected Islamic State fighter, Kiev police said.
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Russia launches biggest ever war games

Russia on Tuesday launched what it has called its largest every military drills, with hundreds of thousands of Russian troops taking part along with Chinese soldiers in a massive show of force that has rattled the West.
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Gunmen kill two policemen in Russia’s troubled Dagestan

Unknown gunmen have shot dead two policemen in Russia's volatile Caucasus in the latest attack against local authorities, police said on Saturday.

World Cup: US warns citizens against travelling to Russia

The U.S. has advised its citizens against travelling to Russia where the FIFA World Cup is currently taking place with 32 countries participating, raising the threat level to 3.

Paris attack latest linked to Russian Caucasus

A knife attack in Paris that killed one man on Saturday, carried out by a French citizen born in Chechnya, is the latest of numerous suspected acts of terrorism linked to the troubled Russian region.

Armenian premier quits after days of street protests

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan said on Monday he would resign to help maintain peace in the ex-Soviet republic following daily street protests since before he took up the post on April 17.

Five people killed in Dagestan church shooting

Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, officials and local media said.

Russia leads South Arabia, Tunisia as largest ISIS fighters’ exporter

Russia has replaced Tunisia as the top exporter of foreign fighters to the ranks of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria, according to new figures

Russian soldier shot dead after killing three at his base

A Russian soldier who killed two other soldiers and an officer has been shot dead after fleeing his base in the Russian Far East, local authorities and the military said Saturday.

Six hurt in blasts at Azerbaijan weapons depot

Six people were injured Sunday when a fire at a military base in Azerbaijan set off explosions of weapons at a storage depot, officials in the Caucasus nation said.

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq: Kwara by-election result foretells brighter days ahead

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.

Buruji Kashamu replaces Adeleke Shittu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
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NLC: Vote out governors against new national minimum

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.

NFF thanks Aiteo after Super Eagles’ AFCON qualification

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.

NAQS: Sniper in beans, a weapon of mass destruction

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.