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United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan checks his phone during the 10th International Institute for the Strategic Studies in Manama, Bahrain, December 6, 2014. (AP Photo-Hasan Jamali-File)

Telephone calls between UAE, Israel ring for the first time

Telephone calls began ringing Sunday between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, marking the first concrete step of a U.S.-brokered diplomatic deal between the nations that required Israel to halt plans to annex land sought by the Palestinians.
Scandinavian airline SAS has given notice to almost 1,600 employees in Denmark, union officials said on Monday.

Airline SAS to cut almost 1,600 positions in Denmark

Scandinavian airline SAS has given notice to almost 1,600 employees in Denmark, union officials said on Monday.

Denmark finds three guilty for buying drones for ISIS

Three men were convicted on Thursday in Denmark on charges of buying drones and other equipment for the extremist Islamic State group to use in Iraq and Syria.
Paul Onuachu

Paul Onuachu: Denmark was never an option for me

Paul Onuachu says that representing the Danish national team was never an option for him, and he is “super proud” to have been named in Nigeria’s latest squad.
Nicklas Bendtner

Nicklas Bendtner handed 50 days in jail over taxi driver assault

Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner was sentenced to 50 days in prison after being convicted of assaulting a taxi driver on Friday.
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Danske Bank chief resigns over money laundering scandal

The chief executive of Denmark’s largest lender, Danske Bank, resigned on Wednesday as the institution said it was unable to determine how much money was laundered through its Estonian branch.
Demonstrators covering their faces participate in a protest called The traditional clown's walk against the burqa ban in Vienna, Austria October 1, 2017. REUTERS-Leonhard Foeger

Denmark’s ‘burqa ban’ on full-face veils in public goes into effect

Denmark’s ban against the use of full-face veils in public spaces, called a “burqa ban,’’ went into effect on Wednesday.

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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has announced the fares on the the new Lagos-Ibadan train service, which would begin operations by January, 2021.

Train ride from Lagos to Ibadan to cost between N3,000-N6,000

Amaechi said: “I have received the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the Lagos/Ibadan rail project by January 2021 which will make Nigerians see the way the standard gauge railway looked like.
The Senate Committee on Local Content has threatened to sanction the Ministers of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and Festus Keyamo, over their failure to appear at an investigative hearing on diving operations in the oil and gas industry.

Senate threatens labour ministers over absence at hearing

The Senate Committee on Local Content has threatened to sanction the Ministers of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and Festus Keyamo, over their failure to appear at an investigative hearing on diving operations in the oil and gas industry.
The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

Lekki shootings: Nigerian Army legal team submits report to General Buratai

The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.
The Nigeria Police Force, today, 3 December, 2020, extradited Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic.

Court remands Abdulreasheed Maina in prison custody

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, remanded the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abulrasheed Maina, in prison custody.
Nigeria forward Paul Mukairu is in the running for Anderlecht player of the month award for November.

Paul Mukairu nominated for Anderlecht Goal of the Month Prize

Nigeria forward Paul Mukairu is in the running for Anderlecht player of the month award for November.