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The World Medical Association, WMA, has reaffirmed its long-standing policy of opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.

WMA reaffirms opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide

After an intensive process of consultation with physicians and non-physicians around the world, the WMA at its annual Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia adopted a revised Declaration on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide.
The State Department said it would deny a visa to Owen Ncube, the minister of public security, under a sanctions law that targets gross violations of human rights.

US hits Zimbabwe minister over protest crackdown

The United States has said that it would refuse entry to Zimbabwe's security minister as it voiced alarm over the government's crackdown on protests and the opposition.
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA - South America's longest-serving leader was seeking an unprecedented fourth term in Bolivian elections on Sunday, but polls suggested Evo Morales is in the tightest race of his career.

Bolivians pick between Evo Morales and change in tight vote

South America's longest-serving leader was seeking an unprecedented fourth term in Bolivian elections on Sunday, but polls suggested Evo Morales is in the tightest race of his career.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: APC campaign council mocks PDP, advises party to concede defeat

The APC Campaign Council for Kogi governorship election has advised the main opposition party in the state, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to concede defeat following their inability to commence campaign.

China criticises US lawmakers for passing Hong Kong rights bill

China on Wednesday expressed “strong indignation and firm opposition” to the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of a bill in support of Hong Kong protesters.

Abia uncovers plot of planned protest

Abia State government said that it has uncovered plots by oppositions in the state to hire hoodlums outside the state to hold protests in the two major cities of Umuahia, the state capital and Aba, the commercial nerve of the state respectively.
Algerians shout slogans and raise signs and national flags as they protest outside the city hall in the northern coastal city of Oran, about 410 kilometres west of the capital Algiers, on March 1, 2019, during a rally against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in power. The demonstrations came a week after tens of thousands of people rallied in the North African state against 82-year-old Bouteflika’s decision to stand in the April 18 election.AFP

Algeria’s protesters march against ruling elite as elections approach

Algerian protesters vowed to keep up street rallies against the country’s ruling elite on Friday, rejecting a December presidential election with banners reading “we will not shut up”, “we are not ready to stop” and “I will not vote”.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC chieftain raises alarm over violence

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yekini Nabena, has raised the alarm over what he called the rising politically-motivated violence in Bayelsa State, ahead of the November 16 governorship election.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons who beat Algeria home and away to zoom into the next round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers were each paid N65, 000.

FIFA knocks Falcons over poor showing in France

World Soccer Ruling body, FIFA, under the aegis of its Technical Study Group (TSG) has given a damning verdict on the performance of the Super Falcons at the recently concluded FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.
The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

Plot to impeach Bayelsa Speaker thickens

The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.

I’m being targeted for resisting corruption in police recruitment – PSC commissioner

A member of the Police Service Commission, Mr. Austin Braimoh, has said that he was being monitored by unknown operatives for insisting that the commission had the mandate to carry out the recruitment of 10,000 constables into the police.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility” in negotiations over Britain leaving the EU on Thursday, after the Finnish prime minister said London must produce new proposals by the end of this month.

Brexit secretary urges EU to show ‘flexibility’ as deadline set

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility” in negotiations over Britain leaving the EU on Thursday, after the Finnish prime minister said London must produce new proposals by the end of this month.

Russians go to polls after summer of protests

Russians voted Sunday in local elections after weeks of opposition protests in Moscow that led to the biggest police crackdown on dissent in nearly a decade.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Federal government debunks ‘bomb explosion’ at South African embassy

The Federal Government has debunked the report of a bomb explosion at the South African High Commission in Abuja on Saturday.
Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died Friday at age 95, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted rule.

Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died Friday at age 95, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted rule.

PDP hails former APC national chairman at 80

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has described the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, as a committed democrat and a model for younger generation of political leaders.

Free elections: Russian opposition activists protest in Moscow

Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped.
Riot police forcibly apprehend people during protests in Harare on Friday. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi-AP

Zimbabwe police break up protests after court ban

Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators on Friday during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban.

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Teenager kills one, injures three in Russian college

A 19-year-old student in Russia’s Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself, investigators said.

Former Nigeria midfielder Dickson Etuhu found guilty of match-fixing in Sweden

A Court of Appeal in Sweden has found former Premier League star Dickson Etuhu guilty of attempted match-fixing in the Allsvenskan.
Thierry Henry has instructed Arsenal supporters to “forget” about the price Nicolas Pepe was signed for and instead seek to back the attacker.

Thierry Henry urges Arsenal fans to forget Nicolas Pepe’s price

The Ivory Coast international became one of Europe’s most sought-after talents last term thanks to 22 goals for Lille, but he has made a sluggish start to life at the Emirates Stadium following a £72 million ($93m) summer transfer.
Real Madrid veteran Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.

Real Madrid star Luka Modric hint Serie A move

Real Madrid star Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.

Man docked for importing 13 containers of substandard electric cable

A Lagos businessman, Ifeanyi Okoli, alleged to have imported into Nigeria 120,000 brands of substandard electric cables in 13 containers have been arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria by Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on a three-count criminal charge of conspiracy and importation of substandard goods.