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A Chinese military vessel is touring the contested South China Sea and beyond to meet foreign peers and train its own sailors, spreading goodwill while tightening its claim to a disputed sea and disrupting Australia’s traditional sphere of influence.
Boris Johnson had forged an image of himself as a jovial, wisecracking mophead but after a few weeks as Britain’s Brexit Prime Minister, the winning smile gave way this week to a scowl and a wagging finger as his ruthless streak emerged.
A Nigerian facing trial in far away Papua New Guinea will know on June 21 how long he will spend in prison after pleading guilty on one count of stealing by false pretence, an offence known in Nigeria as 419.
The United States of America department of state has cautioned its citizens to reconsider travel to Nigeria because of violent crimes recorded in different parts of the country.
The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more still missing, the disaster agency said on Wednesday.
The death toll from flash floods and mudslides, triggered by days of torrential downpours in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing.
Flash floods in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province have killed at least 58 people, an official said Sunday, as rescuers battled mud, rocks and fallen trees in the hunt for survivors.
Australia’s conservative minority government suffered a monumental political defeat on Tuesday, becoming the first administration in nearly a century to lose a vote on major legislation and fuelling calls for a snap election.
The Commonwealth has deployed a 20-member Observer Group, led by former President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, for the February 16 Nigerian presidential election.
Indonesian soldiers hunted on Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as 24 construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by the military described a grisly mass execution.
Vice-president Mike Pence vowed Saturday the US would hold the murderers of Jamal Khashoggi to account, following media reports that the CIA had concluded the Saudi Crown Prince was behind the journalist’s killing.
Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese leader Xi Jinping exchanged barbs and tough talk in competing speeches to world leaders Saturday, with Pence warning the United States could double its tariffs on Beijing unless it bowed to U.S. demands.
China and the US exchanged heated barbs Saturday ahead of a APEC summit, duelling over protectionism, trade tariffs and "chequebook diplomacy" as they laid out sharply contrasting visions for the Pacific Rim region.China and the US exchanged heated barbs Saturday ahead of a APEC summit, duelling over protectionism, trade tariffs and "chequebook diplomacy" as they laid out sharply contrasting visions for the Pacific Rim region.
Lille manager Christophe Gatlier has absolved Victor Osimhen of any blame after the forward failed to score for the fifth consecutive away game in the French Ligue 1 this season.
The remains of Francisco Franco, Spain’s former right-wing dictator, will be exhumed on Thursday.
Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23 000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.
The Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has sacked Director of Government Unity Secondary School, Maigatari from his post over stealing of E-Learning equipment.
Gideon Para-Mallam, a Jos-based cleric, says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to reach out to Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father.
Abdullahi Osanga, the Chairman of Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia, on Monday said the club would issue identification cards to its team’s supporters for the upcoming season.
The Federal Government is cooperating with the International Criminal Court on the preliminary examination into issues related to insurgency in the North-East, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday.
South Africa was hit by rolling blackouts on Wednesday in a blow for the continent’s most developed economy as it shows signs of rebounding.
The Super Eagles retired ace midfield maestro, Mutiu Adepoju, on Monday called on Nigerians to get behind the national team, the Super Eagles toward a better team performance.
Three US soldiers were killed and three others injured after the armed vehicle they were in rolled into water during a training exercise in the US state of Georgia.