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Russian investigators said Friday that a New Year’s Eve blast that killed 39 people was likely the result of a gas explosion, dismissing reports that the Islamic State group was behind it.
Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.
Unknown gunmen have shot dead two policemen in Russia's volatile Caucasus in the latest attack against local authorities, police said on Saturday.
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.
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.
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
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.
Rwandan authorities have seized skin bleaching products and other illegal products worth $46,000 in a joint operation conducted in different parts of the country, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau said on Friday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission office in Lokoja, Kogi State, says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to all the 21 local government areas of the state.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has written to banks, directing them to lift the lien on tax defaulters’ bank accounts for 30 days.
French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
Israel has denied reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated Poles in the Holocaust during World War II, in an incident that threatened to spark another major spat between the two countries.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has again warned corps members against collecting gratification while on election duty, saying that anyone caught would be prosecuted
MFM star Kenedinum Chucks feels excited to have scored the winning goal in the Olukoya come back win over Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna in the matchday eight of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
Forty-three people, most of them from Benin, are missing after an overloaded boat sank in the Niger River, a local official said Thursday.
Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly is adamant that Napoli can compete with Juventus for the Serie A title.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured observers of safety during the forthcoming general elections.