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Indonesian police and military special forces take part in an anti-terrorism drill ahead of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia Photograph- Tatan Syuflana-AP

Amnesty: Indonesian police kill dozens ahead of Asian Games

Indonesian police have shot dead more than 70 people this year in a crackdown on petty criminals ahead of the Asian Games, which are due to start this weekend, a human rights group said on Friday.
A man salvages valuable items as workers destroy houses with an excavator after an earthquake hit the area of Gangga on August 12, 2018. An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said on August 11, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on. / AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

Indonesia quake death toll tops 400 as more bodies recovered

"Search and rescue teams are still removing victims who were buried beneath collapsed buildings and landslides," said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

Indonesian judge jailed 8 years for corruption

An Indonesian Court on Monday sentenced a Constitutional Court judge to eight years in prison for corruption.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police demand prosecution of DSS operatives for murder

The Commissioner of Police in Osun State, Olawale Olokode, has asked the Department of State Services, Osun Command, to produce the DSS officers, who allegedly killed a police officer in the state, Rauf Fawale.
A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, Wednesday said the induction would prepare them for the task ahead.

Induction for newly posted ambassadors scheduled for February 8-10

According to the statement, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that the induction course for Career and Non-Career Ambassadors-Designate and their spouses has been scheduled for 8th – 10th February, 2021.”

Edo NUT orders primary school teachers to shun February 1 resumption date

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Edo State Wednesday directed all primary school teachers in the state to shun the February 1, 2021 resumption date proposed by the state government.
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni has said the actions or inactions of the committee at this critical stage of the nation’s political life would determine the party’s chances of retaining power at the centre in 2023.

Yobe constructs, rehabilitates roads in rural areas

The Yobe Government said it had constructed and rehabilitated various roads to cushion the effects of the destruction caused by Boko Haram insurgents in the state.
The body of former Ghanaian President Jerry John Rawlings was buried at the military cemetery on Wednesday after a burial service at Ghana’s Independence Square.

Former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings laid to rest

The body of former Ghanaian President Jerry John Rawlings was buried at the military cemetery on Wednesday after a burial service at Ghana’s Independence...