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The Democratic Republic of Congo government says it has cut the country’s internet services to avert a “popular uprising” as tensions rise pending the results of fractious presidential elections.

Pressure mounts on DR Congo over election outcome

Public and diplomatic pressure mounted Monday on the Democratic Republic of Congo to announce the outcome of December 30 elections to replace long-term leader Joseph Kabila.

Three dead in ‘terror’ shooting in Belgian city

A gunman on Tuesday shot dead two police officers with their own weapons before killing a bystander in a brazen suspected terror attack in Belgium, briefly taking a hostage at a school before being killed by police.

Belgium probes three companies for chemical exports to Syria

Belgium has opened an investigation against three companies for allegedly illegally exporting a chemical to Syria that could be used to produce the nerve agent sarin, Belgian Foreign Minister, Didier Reynders, said on Thursday.

Chelsea’s Hazard delighted with return to action for Belgium

Eden Hazard was delighted to have returned to competitive football with a goal as Belgium thrashed Gibraltar 9-0 in Thursday's 2018 World Cup qualifier.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

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