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Sweden recalls ambassador to Guatemala

Sweden said Sunday it had recalled its ambassador to Guatemala for consultations, citing the “political situation in the country and bilateral relations” Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said.
Juan Guaido

European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuelan leader

Venezuela has plunged into a major political crisis amid a growing row over President Nicolas Maduro’s future as the country’s leader.

Amina Mohammed: Sahel needs $157 billion annually to meet SDGs

Ms Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, says an estimated $157 billion is needed annually to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Sahel region.

North Korea ‘in talks to free US detainees’ as diplomacy escalates

North Korea is in talks with the US and Sweden to release three jailed Americans, reports said, as diplomatic activities intensified ahead of Pyongyang’s planned summits with Washington and Seoul.

North Korea, US representatives to meet in Finland

Representatives of North Korea, South Korea and the United States are set to meet in Finland for talks on denuclearisation, according to South Korean and Finnish officials.

EU envoy calls on China to release Hong Kong bookseller

The European Union’s ambassador to China on Wednesday joined the Swedish Foreign Ministry in calling on Beijing to release a Hong Kong-based bookseller of Swedish citizenship who was arrested by Chinese authorities at the weekend.

UN chief warns ‘dangerous rhetoric, overconfidence’ increase risk of war in North Korea

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says he is deeply concerned about the risk of military confrontation on the Korean Peninsula, “as a result of miscalculation”.

If threatened, US will ‘totally destroy’ North Korea – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his threats against North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to “totally destroy’’ the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a “rocket man.”

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Jose Mourinho: Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid job

Jose Mourinho has said that he believes Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid managerial position.
Montenegro boss Ljubisa Tumbakovi

England have no weaknesses – Montenegro coach

Studying England ahead of Monday's European Championship qualifier was a hard watch for Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic, who says the Three Lions have no weaknesses.
Boko Haram

Seven killed, two abducted as Boko Haram raids Niger village

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least seven villagers in a series of attacks in South-Eastern Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official and an NGO said Sunday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Niger APC suspends women affairs commissioner

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar.

Issa Aremu urges Nigerians to emulate Tunde Idiagbon’s virtues, legacies

Mr Issa Aremu, a former Governorship candidate in Kwara State on Sunday called on Nigerian leaders to promote the values and legacies of late Maj.-Gen. Babatunde Idiagbon.