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Physics Nobel for laser pioneers includes first woman in 55 years

A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision tools for everything from eye surgery to micro-machining.

Pope Francis to undergo eye surgery

Pope Francis has revealed he needs to have cataract surgery, a common procedure for older people, because his eyesight is failing.

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Ankle injury rules Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale out of Rayo Vallecano match

Wales forward Gareth Bale will miss Real Madrid’s Liga match against Rayo Vallecano on Saturday because of an ongoing ankle problem.

Federal government renews commitment to strengthen national security, unemployment

The Federal Government has renewed its commitment to strengthening national security architecture and addressing unemployment challenges bedevilling the country.

Students on exchange program protest poor welfare services in Kwara

Students of the 18 Northern states who are on an exchange program in Kwara state government-owned Secondary school in the early hours of today staged a protest against the state government over alleged poor welfare services provided by the state government.

Mevlut Cavusoglu: Turkey won’t ‘give up’ on Khashoggi murder probe

Turkey’s foreign minister said Saturday his country would “not give up” on finding out the truth about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul.
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Moses Simon: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze competition great for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.