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UN accused of letting ‘abusers’ into human rights council

Bahrain, Cameroon and the Philippines were among a number of countries controversially elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday, sparking sharp criticism from rights groups and the United States.
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UN General Assembly begins 73rd session in New York

The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly opened on Wednesday with its President, Ms María Fernanda Espinosa, pledging to use her tenure to bring the world body closer to the people.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange ‘a nuisance’ to Ecuador – President Moreno

Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has described WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as an “inherited problem” that has created “more than a nuisance” for his government.

Julian Assange granted Ecuadorian nationality

Ecuador has confirmed it has granted nationality to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange gets Ecuadorian identity number

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for more than five years, has been given an identity number in the South American country, its civil register showed Wednesday.

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House help sent to prison for stealing employer’s jewelries

The police at the Maroko Division, Lekki, Lagos have arraigned a house help, Elisha Henry, 37 before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing his employer’s jewelries valued at N70,650,000.
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Germany without Julian Draxler for Netherlands game

Germany have confirmed midfielder Julian Draxler will not join their squad for their Nations League game against Netherlands.

Catholic priest, peacekeeper killed in CAR attack

A peacekeeper died after an attack on a UN base in the volatile Central African Republic (CAR) and a priest was burnt to death, the UN and Catholic Church said Saturday after sectarian clashes claimed nearly 40 lives.

Police protest poor accommodation facilities in Imo

Scores of policemen on Saturday took over the streets in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in protest against poor accommodation facilities in the state.

Gunmen kill masquerade custodian, driver in Kogi

Unknown gunmen have killed one Yusuf Adabanege, the custodian of “Sementi Masquerade” of Obehira in the Central Senatorial district of Kogi state.