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President Xi Jinping: Taiwan reunification with China ‘inevitable’

Taiwan’s unification with the mainland is “inevitable”, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, warning against any efforts to promote the island’s independence and saying China would not renounce the option of using military force to bring it into the fold.

Issa Tchiroma: Kidnapped schoolchildren freed in northwest Cameroon

Seventy-nine school pupils abducted by gunmen this week in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon have been freed, the country's communications minister told AFP Wednesday.
Paul Pogba insists he can be a leader at Manchester United even after he hands back the captain's armband to Antonio Valencia.

Paul Pogba-Jose Mourinho being exaggerated – Dimitar Berbatov

Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho will “figure it out” at Manchester United, says Dimitar Berbatov, with talk of a transfer for the French midfielder considered to have been exaggerated.
PSG's Neymar

Neymar blames ‘brattish’ behaviour on his inner child

Neymar has tackled critics who derided his play-acting at the World Cup, admitting he “overreacts” and blaming his “brat” like behaviour on his inner child.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar begins consultations with Governor Fayose

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, hinted that he might reach a pact with Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, ahead of the presidential elections in 2019.

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Kim You-geun, a national security official at South Korea’s presidential Blue House, speaks during a press briefing on the General Security of Military Agreement (GSOMIA) between South Korea and Japan at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 22, 2019. – South Korea will suspend the expiry of a critical military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, Seoul said on November 22, just hours before the pact was due to expire as the two US allies row. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

South Korea salvages military pact with Japan at 11th hour

The pact was due to expire at midnight amid a sharp deterioration in ties between the two democracies and market economies that has alarmed Washington as it seeks to curb the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea.

Reps PDP caucus seeks visa bans over Kogi, Bayelsa polls

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives led by Kingsley Chinda has condemned the recent elections held in Kogi and Bayelsa States, calling for visa ban and travel restrictions against those involved in the alleged manipulation, distraction and violence recorded during the exercise.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona announces Gimnasia return – two days after quitting

Argentina legend Diego Maradona said he is to return as manager of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata - two days after he quit.

ECB chief tells Europe to ‘innovate and invest’

Christine Lagarde on Friday urged European countries to “innovate and invest” more to support growth at a time of global uncertainty, in her first major policy speech as president of the European Central Bank.