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Iraqi forces battling to drive the Islamic State group from its Tal Afar bastion said Saturday they had recaptured the city centre and raised the country's flag atop its Ottoman-era citadel.
Western Europe accounted for less than one percent of the 34,676 people killed in "terror" attacks in 2016, and only two percent of attacks, according to a new report.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Russian leader Vladimir Putin that Iran is an escalating threat in the Middle East.
After more than 15 years of US troops presence in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump unveiled on Monday a new strategy for the country and cleared the way to send thousands more US troops there.
An Iranian court ordered the U.S. administration to pay $245 million to the victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s forces during the Iran-Iraqi war of 1980 to 1988.
Iraqi forces on Sunday launched an assault to retake the northern city of Tal Afar from the Islamic State group, after ousting the jihadists from Mosul last month.
Despite its long experience in fighting terrorism, Spain failed this past week to prevent two deadly attacks in Catalonia — a key tourist magnet but also the Spanish region most vulnerable to such assaults, analysts say.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on individuals to lend a voice to ending the senseless conflicts around the world.
The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O’Brien, has called for the protection of aid workers, saying it is “paramount” for the continued delivery of aid to victims.
According to the publication, between 2005 and 2015, $201.2bn accrued to the nation through the instrumentality of the ECA, and the entire amount was shared among the three tiers of government within the period.
The government of Saudi Arabia has sought the help of Iraq's prime minister to mend relations Riyadh and Tehran, according to news reports.
The Nikkei slumped to its lowest close for almost three months Wednesday, leading an Asia-wide sell-off sparked by President Donald Trump's apocalyptic warning over North Korea's weapons programme.
Doha-based broadcaster Al Jazeera on Monday vowed to take legal action against Israel after the Israeli government’s decision to close the TV network’s bureau in Jerusalem.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has denied saying that Nigeria has enough medical doctors.
Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo as well as Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala and The Nations’ correspondent Tunde Liadi top the list of nominees for the 6th edition of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards as organisers revealed in Lagos on Thursday the identities of prospective winners.
Huge crowds of protesters have rallied in the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, stepping up pressure on the country's ruling military council to cede power to an interim civilian body.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has assured workers in the state of his administration’s readiness to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm, alleging threats to the life of its candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Dr. Chukwuweta Onuorah, a Consultant physician in charge of Anambra State Neuro Psychiatrist Hospital, Nawfia, has said that early report and diagnosis of mental ailments will help to check the phenomenon in the country.
US President Donald Trump called Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday to express condolences over the killing of nearly 300 people in suicide bomb blasts at churches and hotels.
Financial experts at the ongoing Future Banking Tech West Africa Conference have called for an enabling environment and policies for fintech to thrive.
A Sales Manager with the Inter Stars Synergy Nigeria Ltd, Ajah, Lagos, Kehinde Adetimehin, has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing the sum of N8,905,311 belonging to his employer which he realised from the sales of the goods entrusted in his care by his employer.
The Citizens’ Advocacy for Social & Economic Rights (CASER) has condemned the warrant arrest issued against Mohammed Adoke, former attorney-general of the federation.