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US, UN condemn bloody Damboa’s attack

The U.S. and the United Nations (UN) have condemned the attacks on Saturday night in Damboa, Borno state in North Eastern Nigeria which led to the killing of 32 persons.

Mystery illness hits US diplomats in China

The U.S. has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concerns they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, State Department spokesperson has said.

US angry with Mali over anti-democracy moves

The U.S. has condemned the Government of Mali for its refusal to allow political march requested by the opposition for Saturday, saying it was an affront on democracy.

US-North Korea officials hold talks ahead of Trump-Kim summit

The US state department has said US officials have met a team of North Korean officials ahead of a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

US retaliates, expels Venezuela’s envoys

The US has expelled the Chargé d’Affaires of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC and the Deputy Consul-General of the Venezuelan Consulate in Houston.

Mike Pompeo: US working to bring home hostages from Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed Tuesday to bring home American hostages in Iran, saying “the entire United States government” is working “diligently” and is utilizing “every avenue” and “mechanism.”

US top envoy Mike Pompeo phones President Buhari

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and reaffirmed the longstanding relationship between the U.S. and Nigeria, U.S. Department of State said.

Syria’s Bashar al Assad accuses US, UK and France of ‘campaign of lies’

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has said Western airstrikes in his country were based on "lies" by the UN Security Council.

Heather Nauert: Barack Obama ‘never did enough’ to stop Syria carnage

US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert has slammed former President Barack Obama for not taking action against the Syrian government after the chemical weapons attack on Eastern Ghouta in September 2013.

Pentagon releases footage of attack on Syria chemical weapons site

The Pentagon has released footage of the U.S.-led allied missile strikes in Syria which successfully destroyed three targets and “significantly crippled” Syrian President Bashar Assad’s ability to make more chemical weapons.

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy row deepens

Russia expelled diplomats from 23 countries Friday in a wave of retaliatory measures against the West in a spy row, the biggest wave of tit-for-tat expulsions in recent memory.

US: 151 Russian envoys expelled from NATO, 27 countries

The U.S. said no fewer than 151 Russian envoys have so far been expelled by 27 countries and NATO as punishment for its alleged role in the attempted assassination of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury.

US denies reaching deal with Turkey over Syria’s Manbij

The United States has denied Turkish claims that the two sides reached a deal over the city of Manbij in northern Syria, where US troops are present.

US top envoy Rex Tillerson arrives in Nigeria Monday

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will on Monday, March 12, 2018 arrive Abuja as part of his ongoing tour of some African countries.

US, Russia trade blame as diplomats fail to meet in Africa

They could have run into each other sipping coffee in the lobby, perhaps at the bar at Ethiopia's finest hotel. But US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov don't plan to meet, and now both countries are trading accusations about who's to blame.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to meet President Buhari in Abuja next week

As the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram at Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, intensifies, the United States Government yesterday announced that its Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit Nigeria and some other African countries next week over terrorism challenges in the continent.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Nigeria, 4 others next week

The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit Nigeria and four other African countries from March 6 to 13, the U.S. Department of State has said.

US condemns Boko Haram attack on Yobe schoolgirls

The United States has condemned the attack on the Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi.

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