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Russian investigators said Friday that a New Year’s Eve blast that killed 39 people was likely the result of a gas explosion, dismissing reports that the Islamic State group was behind it.
Canada has condemned the killing of its national who was abducted from a gold mine by armed fighters in Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso's security ministry says a Canadian national has been kidnapped by suspected extremists in the West African nation near its border with Niger.
Foreign troop numbers in Iraq fell by a quarter during 2018, Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi said, as the fallout fizzled from Washington’s announcement it was withdrawing from neighbouring Syria.
Egyptian officials say authorities have deported a German teenager they say had come to Egypt with the intention of joining Islamic State militants fighting security forces in the Sinai Peninsula.
President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a U.S-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, weakening the Turkish lira and prompting sharp criticism from Ankara on Monday.
Washington’s top diplomat said Saturday he was “optimistic” a way could be found to protect Syrian Kurds while allowing Turks to “defend their country from terrorists” despite a US pullout from Syria.
Egyptian police killed six suspected Islamist militants in a shootout early on Saturday in the country’s south, the interior ministry said.
Hundreds of mourners, including Denmark’s prime minister, packed a small Danish church on Saturday for the funeral of a woman hiker murdered in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains in December.
The US military has begun moving non-essential gear out of Syria but is not withdrawing troops for now, defense officials said amid uncertainty over America’s planned exit from the war-battered nation.
Boko Haram fighters have told civilians in northeast Nigeria to leave their homes, the army said on Thursday, as tensions mount in the long-running conflict.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Iraqi officials, including the speaker, on an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Wednesday, a statement from parliament said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged setbacks in the fight against Boko Haram, as the jihadists launched fresh attacks in the restive northeast.
Nigerian soldiers have raided the main office of the private Daily Trust newspaper and confiscated computers.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would discuss Iranian ambitions in neighbouring Syria when he meets Sunday evening with US national security advisor John Bolton in Jerusalem.
Egypt’s president will inaugurate the country’s biggest cathedral on Coptic Christmas Eve Sunday, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a church in a country where jihadists have repeatedly targeted Christians.
Twenty years ago Jean-Marc Michaud was a paratrooper who proudly marched with the army down the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on France’s national holiday.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has challenged the Federal Government to show evidence that he benefitted from the N156m slush fund that allegedly led to the collapse of the defunct Platinum Habib Bank.
The club’s Team Manager Kabiru Baleria was installed as the acting technical adviser and he was in charge of the team’s last two Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches against Heartland and El Kanemi Warriors respectively.
No fewer than 11,000 Corps members in Kano state are currently undergoing training organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has declared that the country needs a sincere and honest President like Muhammadu Buhari to lead the country.
As the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) releases its December 2018 inflation figures this week, leading research firms in the country, FSDH Research and Financial Derivatives Company (FDC), said in their forecasts at the weekend that the nation’s inflation rate for December 2018 would increase.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state on Tuesday distributed micro-credit loans to widows of soldiers who lost their lives in the war against the Boko Haram sect.
Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Chelsea over allegations of racist chanting at the Europa League match against Vidi.
Gonzalo Higuain declined to comment on reports of a move to Chelsea on his return to Italy in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Kano State commissioner of police, Alhaji Rabiu Yusuf, has assured that adequate securities have been put in place to guarantee the safety of all and sundry before, during and after the forthcoming general elections.