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Nicolas Maduro says alleged murder plot 'will not even touch a single hair of mine' [Miraflores Palace handout via Reuters]

Nicolas Maduro recalls Venezuelan diplomats in US as standoff intensifies

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has called home all Venezuelan diplomats from the United States and closed its embassy and consulates there, after the US declared his government "illegitimate".
Victor Mallet, the FT’s Asia news editor, and a British national, angered authorities in Beijing and Hong Kong by hosting a speech at the city’s press club by Andy Chan, the leader of a tiny pro-independence political party.

Hong Kong issues one week ultimatum for FT journalist to leave country

A leading Financial Times journalist has been given seven days to leave Hong Kong as a backlash mounted Monday against an unprecedented challenge to freedom of the press in the city.
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Xi Jinping: Chinese funds not for ‘vanity projects’ in Africa

Chinese funds are not for “vanity projects” in Africa but are to build infrastructure that can remove development bottlenecks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, telling Chinese firms they also had to respect local people and the environment.

Burkina Faso resumes ties with China after Taiwan break

The West African Nation of Burkina Faso has formally resumed diplomatic ties with China after breaking off relations with Taiwan, which now has just 18 diplomatic allies.

China says resolutely opposed to new US law on ties with Taiwan

China’s Foreign Ministry says there is “resolute opposition” to President Donald Trump’s signed legislation which encourages the U.S. to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.

America’s romance with Taiwan angers China

Angry China has lodged “stern representation’’ with the U.S. condemning the President Donald Trump’s signed legislation which encourages the U.S. to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.

China urges peaceful resolution of North Korea nuclear issue

North Korean nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully, Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, told his Russian counterpart during a meeting at the UN, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

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N687.2 million fraud: Patrick Akpobolokemi inflated NIMASA budget to embezzle funds – witness

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Palladium tops $1,500 for first time

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Election: INEC completes configuration of smart card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the deployment of voting materials to the 774 Local Government Areas of the country will be completed on Thursday.
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Gunmen attack APC senatorial candidate in Kwara

Kwara Police Command has confirmed that gunmen attacked a Senatorial Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Arch. Lola Ashiru, and his campaign train in Ojoku in Irepodun Local Government area of the state.