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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny flew home to Russia on Sunday despite Russian authorities’ stated desire to arrest him and potentially jail him for years, his plane from Berlin landing at a different Moscow airport from the one it was meant to fly to.
Britain should not engage in free trade with countries that abuse human rights, but proposals that the country’s courts should decide whether genocide has been committed by trade partners is flawed, foreign minister Dominic Raab said.
Lebanon’s top Christian cleric has urged President Michel Aoun to set up a reconciliation meeting with Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri to form a cabinet and end the country’s political deadlock.
Britain’s government hopes it can meet its target for rolling out COVID-19 vaccines and be able to consider easing lockdown restrictions by March, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday.
The European Union and the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden should suspend a trade dispute to give themselves time to find common ground, France’s foreign minister said in remarks published on Sunday.
EU antitrust regulators gave the green light on Wednesday to the London Stock Exchange’s $27 billion takeover of Refinitiv, creating a stronger competitor to financial data leader Bloomberg LP.
The company said it had been alerted to the attack by investigators at Microsoft and that “a sophisticated threat actor” had compromised the certificate used to guard connections between its products and Microsoft’s cloud services.
Hungary stole a march on its fellow EU nations as it began vaccinating its people against COVID-19 on Saturday, a day ahead of rollouts in several other countries including France, Germany and Spain as the pandemic surges across the continent.
Several countries closed their borders to Britain on Monday over fears of a highly infectious new coronavirus strain, causing travel chaos and raising the prospect of food shortages just days before the UK is set to leave the European Union.
A slew of countries closed their borders to Britain on Monday over fears of a highly infectious new coronavirus strain, heightening global panic, causing travel chaos and raising the prospect of UK food shortages days before the Brexit cliff edge.
Moscow began distributing the Sputnik V COVID-19 shot via 70 clinics on Saturday, marking Russia’s first mass vaccination against the disease, the city’s coronavirus task force said.
In their pursuit of a European launch, potentially this year, the partners are neck-and-neck with rival Moderna, which said on Monday it would ask the EU regulator to recommend conditional approval for its shot.
South Africa’s central bank has temporarily prohibited the use of debt issued by the Land Bank as collateral after the state agricultural lender was downgraded deeper into junk status and missed $2.7 billion in loan repayments.
In Nigeria’s Benue state, the food basket of the country, Mercy Yialase, sits in front of her idle rice mill. Demand is high across the nation, but she already has mounds of paddy rice that are going nowhere amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
Namibia’s President Hage Geingob on Tuesday appointed a former Old Mutual executive, Johannes Gawaxab, as the new governor of the Bank of Namibia, effective June 1.
South Africa’s central bank cut lending rates to record lows on Tuesday following an unscheduled meeting of its policy committee in response to the economic turmoil wrought by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Federal Government has pledged it’s commitment to supporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in order to create more job opportunities for the nation’s teeming youths.
The Federal High Court sitting, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an ex-parte order to paste hearing notices on former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in his office.
He added that the initiative was part of an effort to promote a comprehensive health system and ensured civil servants attained better mental health which underscores the high premium the present administration places on the wellbeing of its workforce in line with its THEMES Agenda, particularly at this present time when everyone was grappling with a global health crisis of Covid-19 Pandemic.
The Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday resumed sitting with an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tope Aina, disagreeing with the petitioner that votes scored by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu were wrongly credited.
There is significant breaking Real Madrid news on Tuesday with Marca reporting that Martin Odegaard has asked to leave the club this month.
The governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, says the 1,848 doses of COVID-19 vaccine allocated to the state are insufficient.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, felicitated with the pioneer Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, as he marks his 82nd birthday.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has urged the people of the state to go for COVID-19 test to know their status, in order to complement government’s efforts in fighting the pandemic.
Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will take the stage at U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony in Washington next week alongside others in what his transition team said would showcase a diverse America.
Swiss Federal Criminal Court has denied FIFA access to case files associated with the investigation into its President Gianni Infantino and former attorney general Michael Lauber.