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A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.

Joe Biden to face clash over race in upcoming Democrat debate

Expect bare-knuckle political sparring when 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden battles his Democratic rivals this week, with challengers criticizing him on racial issues and low-polling candidates seeking last-gasp breakouts for their sagging campaigns.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.

Senator Gamawa’s remains interred in Bauchi

The remains of Sen. Babayo Gamawa, former Deputy National Chairman of People’s, Democratic Party (PDP), were buried on Saturday at a Central Cemetery in his home town, Gamawa, Bauchi state.
Tirana, Albania - A parliamentary resolution approved by 100 votes to seven has censured Albania's President Ilir Meta for cancelling nationwide local elections, scheduled for June 30.

Albanian parliament censures president for cancelling local polls

A parliamentary resolution approved by 100 votes to seven has censured Albania's President Ilir Meta for cancelling nationwide local elections, scheduled for June 30.
FILE PHOTO- Matteo Salvini, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the far-right League Party, speaks as he launches campaigning for the European elections, in Milan, Italy April 8, 2019. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo-File Photo

Future of Italian government in question after major cabinet row

Tensions between Italy’s ruling parties have climaxed in an overnight cabinet meeting, triggering talk of a looming crisis for their populist coalition government.
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Forbes: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett still top the world’s ultra rich

Jeff Bezos remains the world’s richest person, ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, according to the latest Forbes list of the ultra-wealthy.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump launches furious attack on Robert Mueller

US President Donald Trump has launched a furious attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and on his critics at a conservative summit.

Bernie Sanders to seek US presidency again in 2020

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the progressive populist, who mounted a fierce challenge to front-runner Hillary Clinton in the 2016 White House campaign, said on Tuesday he will again seek the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020.

Donald Trump expected to focus on immigration in State of the Union

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to spend time addressing immigration and his proposed expansion of the wall on the border with Mexico during his State of the Union speech on Tuesday.
Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke campaigns in the most expensive Senate race in history. Michael Wyke-EPA

Races to watch in US midterm elections

A number of notable races are taking place on Tuesday in the US midterm elections, when Americans go to the polls to elect governors and members of the US House of Representatives and Senate.
An employee shows US dollar banknotes at a foreign currency brokerage office in Khartoum on October 7, 2018. - Sudan slashed the official value of its currency against the US dollar by more than half on October 7, the third devaluation this year in the face of a mounting economic crisis. (Photo by ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP)

Dollar keeps to tight ranges as investors brace for US elections

The dollar stuck to tight ranges against its major rivals on Tuesday as investors favoured caution ahead of U.S. mid-term elections later in the day.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board for the Tokyo Stock Exchange being displayed in a window of a securities company in Tokyo on October 1, 2018. - Japanese shares powered to a new 27-year high on October 1 after the US and Canada clinched a long-awaited trade deal, but other Asian equity markets struggled in subdued holiday trading. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP)

Asian stocks sink as risk sentiment sours

Asian stocks sank on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war deterred investment in riskier assets.
Kanye West shows Donald Trump his mobile phone in the Oval Office

Kanye West says he’s been ‘used’ on politics

Rapper Kanye West, who has been outspoken in his support for President Donald Trump, now says he’s going to focus on his music and fashion after being “used” in the world of politics.

North Korea prepares nuclear, missile sites for international inspectors

South Korea’s spy agency has observed preparations by North Korea for international inspections at several of its nuclear and missile test sites, the Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday.

Kanye West is now Ye, but unchanged on backing Donald Trump

Kanye West has decided that he now wants to be called Ye. But on political matters, nothing has changed for the pro-Trump rapper."The being formally (sic) known as Kanye West. I am Ye," he wrote on Twitter.

2019: 230 APC aspirants vie for 40 Lagos Assembly seats

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a seven-member committee to screen aspirants for the October 4 state assembly primary.

Lagos APC: We have not adopted any guber aspirant

The Lagos State Chapter of All Progressives Congress on Wednesday said it had not adopted any governorship aspirant as its candidate for the 2019 elections.

Don: Why Nigeria must have strong party system

A Professor of History, Osun State University and Director, Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding in Osun State, Prof. Siyan Oyeweso, yesterday, stressed the need for the establishment of new political parties if Nigeria must develop.
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump rejects Vladimir Putin’s proposal to let Russia interrogate US citizens

President Donald Trump has rejected a proposal by Vladimir Putin to allow Russian officials to interrogate a former US ambassador and other American citizens, the White House said Thursday.

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