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Russia: No information proving death of IS leader AbuBakr Al-Baghdadi

Russia has no specific information that could prove the reports about death of ISIL leader AbuBakr Al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group, the Russian deputy foreign minister said Friday.

China: Strikes of US, allies on Syria violate international law

Strikes launched by the U.S., the United Kingdom and France against Syria are violations of the international law’s principle of non-use of force, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said Monday.

France: None of our missiles intercepted in Syria

The US and France have denied Russian claim that Syrian air defence had intercepted at least 71 cruise missiles fired by the US, the UK and French forces early on Saturday.

Russia: Syria air defence intercepted 71 missiles

A senior Russian military official has said that Syrian air defence had intercepted at least 71 cruise missiles fired by US, UK and France forces.

Twitter bots boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics – backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.

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US Attorney General William Barr speaks about the release of the Mueller Report at the Department of Justice April 18, 2019, in Washington, DC. – The Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election concluded that neither President Donald Trump nor his campaign cooperated with the Russians, Attorney General Bill Barr announced Thursday. “The special counsel’s report states that his investigation did not establish that members of the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities,” he said. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

Donald Trump took no action to thwart Robert Mueller probe: attorney general

US Attorney General Bill Barr said Thursday that President Donald Trump took no action to thwart the special counsel’s probe into Russian election interference, ahead of the long-awaited release of the final investigation report.

Easter: FRSC advises motorists to be safety conscious

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ota, Ogun, has advised motorists to be safety conscious in order to reduce road accidents during the Easter celebration.
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Auditor-General laments poor implementation of audit reports

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, says the continued poor implementation of recommendations in the auditor-general’s inspections and annual reports remains a huge clog in the efforts to rid the country’s public sector of corruption.
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Senator Saraki appeals to Nigerians to sacrifice in national interest

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the value of sacrificing in the interest of the country as demonstrated by Jesus Christ whose selfless service to humanity is being commemorated across the world at this Easter period.

Divorcee drags ex-husband to court, says she may be pregnant

A divorcee, Aisha Lawal, on Thursday, dragged her husband before a Sharia Court II siting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, saying she may pregnant.